How to feel great about your skin

5 BODY TREATMENTS THE YOU WILL LOVE THIS FALL 

The change in season is not always easy on our skin. Fall means it is getting cold which also means that our skin’s summer glow is slowly disappearing. Summer glows hide imperfections but the truth is our bodies have been exposed all summer long and this may have left a mark. Not to worry because Fall is the perfect time to get rid of all those imperfections just in time for next summer.  It is the perfect time to make your skin look its best.

1. Body Acne? No way!  
Acne does not only appear on the face. In fact, you can have acne on your neck, décolleté, back and arms as well. So if you are concerned with your body acne or acne scars, Dermamode has the solution.

WHY DOES THIS HAPPEN? The pores in your skin contain two kinds of glands, one of which is an oil gland. Certain factors such as stress, can make your gland overactive by producing too much oil, or sebum. When there is an excess of sebum, the skin cells block the hair follicles creating blocked pores. these blocked pores then get infected and inflamed, also known as a pimple.  Acne can be seen in many ways including : whitehead, blackhead, painful pimples, and, sometimes hard lumps. So come and see us if you have any one of these imperfections on your skin.

Excess oil production, stress, excess skin cells, bacteria and genetics are all others factors that can contribute to acne.

WHAT CAN WE DO?
Peels, Glycolic or salicylic chemical have been proven to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, acne and acne scarring, large pore size, brown spots and sun-damaged skin. These kind of treatments can be done on almost every body part! Depending of your skin type and the treated area, you and the technician will decide what would be the best peel for your skin. These quick treatments will need to be done about 6 to 8 times every 2 to 3 weeks to achieve the best possible results. 

 

2. Sun left you with some sun spots or freckles…
WHAT ARE THEY? Age spots are flat, brown, gray, or black spots on the skin. They usually occur on sun-exposed areas of the skin, such as your face, décolleté, hands, shoulders, upper back and your forearms. These spots are also referred to as age spots, liver spots, senile lentigo, solar lentigines, sun spots, or simply brown spots.

WHY DOES IT HAPPEN? Brown spots are the result of an excess production of melanin, or skin pigment. Sun exposure, or other forms of UV (ultraviolet) light exposure, such as tanning beds, are all possible causes. You are most likely to develop brown spots after the summer since your body is subjected to sun exposure.

WHAT CAN WE DO? Laser treatments can remove or reduce the appearance of brown spots. Using heat, the laser targets the melanin in the spots to break it down. About a week after the treatment you will see that the spots is lighter or even completely gone. The treatments are really quick, in 15 minutes, you can treat these spots, but depending on the spot, you may need up to 5 treatments.

3. Did you discover new Varicose Veins?
Where you sitting by the pool and you discovered this light but obvious vein on your leg? Well as you get older, your veins can lose elasticity, causing them to stretch. The valves in your veins may become weak, allowing blood that should be moving toward your heart to flow backward. Your veins enlarge and become varicose.

WHY DOES THIS HAPPEN? Age is the leading factor in getting varicose veins. But more importantly women are more likely to develop this condition due to the amount of hormonal changes. Some pregnant women develop varicose veins. Pregnancy increases the volume of blood in your body, but decreases the flow of blood from your legs to your pelvis. This circulatory change can produce an unfortunate side effect; enlarged veins in your legs. Menopause is also a time when veins can appear due to the increase in hormones as well as age.

WHAT CAN WE DO?  If you have small blood vessels,   and are looking for a solution, Dermamode has it. They can be treated with a laser that targets the blood vessel and uses heat to coagulate the blood inside of it. As a result the disintegrate and diminish its appearance. A few days after the treatment you will realise that your vessels will diminish or disappear. This treatment can be done anywhere on the body and you will need about 2 to 4 treatments depending on the depth and size of your vein. A free consultation can be taken to determine the number of treatments.

4. Did you see those ruby points and skin tags
Short Shorts and tank tops are great during the summer even though they reveal more than what we would like. A ruby point, or cherry angioma is often bright red, circular or oval in shape, and small. Some cherry angiomas appear smooth and even with your skin, while others appear slightly raised. They most often grow on the torso, arms, and shoulders.

A skin tag, also known as Acrochordon, looks like a small piece of soft, hanging skin. Skin tags can appear on any part of the surface of the body, but most occur in areas such as the eyelids, underarms, under the breast, bikini line and neck.This is caused by friction so basically when your skin rubs against skin or clothing frequently the skin may develop a skin tag. So this fall wear those sweaters with ease knowing that there is a solution.   

WHAT CAN WE DO? Ruby points and skin tags can be completely removed by Thermocoagulation. The blood in the cherry angioma will be coagulated by heat, and, if the point is small, will disappear. Some bigger points may need 2 to 3 treatments before they disappear.
Skin tags will be removed  by heat in only few seconds and the skin tag will be gone for good. You may notice a tiny scab during the following days which is perfectly normal but will be gone in about a week.

5. Fall means dry skin but not for long
This uncomfortable condition marked by scaling, itching, and cracking, can occur for a variety of reasons. Some people have naturally dry skin and may experience frequent symptoms. However, even the oiliest skin can get dehydrated at times. Skin dryness can occur on any part of the body, but it is most common on the legs, arms, and face. Now that Fall is coming, you may feel that your skin is dryer because of the environmental changes.

The best way for you to get rid of it or to help your dry skin would be to exfoliate twice a week with an exfoliating glove and a scrub. The second step is to hydrate your skin with a rich body moisturizer everyday.

Products recommendation at Dermamode : Exfoliating body scrub and the Body hydrating cream from Dermalogica.

Dermamode offers  multiples choices or services to get your skin looking great this Fall and ready for next Summer!