May 25, 2016
Are your lips shielded from the sun? Although many people are aware of the risks of UV damage to the skin, 70% of beachgoers use no lip protection according to a recent study by the Skin Cancer Foundation. Furthermore, the actual SPF provided by lip block is nearly always lower than the number on the label because the balm isn’t applied thickly or frequently enough.
The current state of lip cancer in the United States is rife with good news and bad news. While the lip cancer survival and cure rate is high, this form of cancer (along with skin cancer as a whole) is increasing dramatically. Often overlooked, a lack of sun protection, regular tobacco and alcohol consumption are factors in the development of lip cancer.
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which means Envy Skin Clinic is providing FREE tubes of EltaMD UV Lip Balm Broad-Spectrum SPF 31 to our customers with the purchase of any sunscreen. This creamy, long-lasting moisturizing sunscreen soothes and protects dry, chapped and sun-exposed lips. The high-quality lip balm’s benefits include:
- Water-Resistant (80 Minutes)
- Moisturizing with Transparent Zinc Oxide
- Fragrance-Free and Paraben-Free
- Doesn’t Block Pores
EltaMD UV Lip Balm Broad-Spectrum SPF 31 not only helps prevent sunburn, it can decrease the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by the sun. Liberally apply the lip balm 15 minutes before sun exposure and reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. Make sure to reapply every two hours and immediately after towel drying. Lip cancer is a serious health risk and must be taken seriously. Stop by Envy Skin Clinic to take advantage of our May promotion and protect your lips!
May 17, 2016
Pumped for summer? Balmy breezes and bright blue skies mean it’s time to lay out in the sun and work on your tan. While a healthy dose of fresh air and sunshine is beneficial for body, mind and soul, UV radiation is causing Americans to develop skin cancer at an alarming rate. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. and the American Academy of Dermatology estimates that 20% of Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which means Envy Skin Clinic is promoting a dynamic duo of Obagi products for ultimate skin protection. Purchase Obagi Professional C Serum this month and receive Obagi Sun Shield Tint SPF 50 ($52 value) for FREE!
Vitamin C’s skincare benefits include:
- Complements Collagen Synthesis
- Calms Inflammation
- Brightens skin
- Retains Moisture
- Stabilizes Vitamin E
- Supports UV-Protective Skin Defenses
Obagi Sun Shield Tint’s skincare benefits include:
- Protection Against UVA and UVB Wavelengths
- Protection Against Infrared Rays
- Broad-Spectrum SPF 50 Protection
- Chemical and Mineral Sunscreen Ingredients (Zinc Oxide)
- Hypoallergenic and Dermatologist Tested
- Sheer and Fragrance-Free
The application of Obagi Professional C Serum and Obagi Sun Shield Tint SPF 50 will prevent wrinkles and sunspots, enhance your natural complexion, and, most importantly, stymie the development of skin cancer. Call Envy Skin Clinic at 952-983-4588 to take advantage of our May promotion!
April 8, 2016
1. Avoid Smoking
Smoking causes early aging of the facial skin. Reasons for this include:
- Changes in the elastic fibres of the skin.
- Narrowing blood vessels (vasoconstriction), which reduces blood supply to the skin and can cause changes in skin elastic fibres and a loss of collagen.
- Reducing Vitamin A levels and moisture of the skin.
2. Eat a Healthy Diet
Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins. Be sure to avoid Soda, High Fructose Corn Syrup as well as refined carbs.
Stay hydrated with Obagi Facial Moisturizer.
- A good sunscreen is necessary for UV protection.
- Sun exposure is the most common cause of skin aging. An SPF rating of 30 or more will protect you from the harmful effects of UV exposure.
- Sweating improves your skin’s elasticity and tone.
- Exercise or a sauna is a good way to induce sweating.
- Sweating is your body’s way of keeping your skin clean. Toxins build up in your pores every day that need to be released in order to keep your skin healthy and glowing. Sweating helps you do just that. This way, you’ll avoid getting any unwanted rashes, pimples or any other skin infections.
March 21, 2016
Looking to try a new skincare product in 2016? Treat yourself to the Obagi-C Rx System for soft, smooth and radiant skin. Featuring the benefits of prescription-strength 4% hydroquinone and Vitamin C, the Obagi-C Rx System reduces the visible signs of skin damage and helps keep your skin looking young and even-toned.
FDA-approved for all skin types, the Obagi-C Rx System’s ingredients can improve the appearance of hyperpigmentation (brown spots) and restore balance and clarity to your skin in just six weeks. The skincare product addresses a wide range of skin conditions. These include:
- Minimal Fine Lines and Wrinkles
- Mild to Moderate Uneven Skin Tone
- Mild to Moderate Discoloration and Age Spots
- Dry, Normal or Oily Skin
Perfectly safe to apply to your face, hydroquinone is still the gold standard treatment for facial pigmentation due to chronic sun damage. Better than any over-the-counter product for lightening dark spots, add the Obagi-C Rx System into your skincare regimen to rejuvenate your face. Be sure to supplement this treatment by using sunscreen on a daily basis–keep those pesky brown spots off your skin!
A valid prescription is required, so stop by Envy Skin Clinic to see if the Obagi-C Rx System is right for you!
March 15, 2016
With warmer temperatures and sunny skies just around the corner, now is the perfect time to rejuvenate your skin with Obagi® Blue Peel RADIANCE™. One of the safest chemical peels on the market, Blue Peel RADIANCE™ offers a wide variety of lasting benefits.
How it Works
The ultimate goal of Blue Peel RADIANCE™ is to lighten pigment spots and reduce fine wrinkles. Performed by professionally-trained skincare specialists, Blue Peel RADIANCE™ exfoliates your dermis and reveals younger, healthier-looking skin one layer at a time. Blue Peel RADIANCE™ will improve the appearance of your skin complexion and texture with an average of just 5-7 days of recovery time.
This chemical peel’s quick and convenient recovery time is coupled with effective and wide-ranging results. Blue Peel RADIANCE™ offers dramatic improvements in the areas of:
- Wrinkles and Fine Lines
- Hyperpigmentation and Uneven Skin Tone
- Skin and Pore Tightening
- Melasma and Sun Damage
- Acne Scars
Don’t let your wrinkles and blemishes define you. Turn over a new leaf and rejuvenate your life with an Obagi® Blue Peel RADIANCE™ treatment from Envy Skin Clinic!
March 10, 2016
Looking for an effective laser procedure to fit your busy schedule? Lumenis’ LightSheer Duet will help you save time and money with quick treatments and increased treatment area.
Other hair removal procedures entail lengthy prep time as your skin care specialist
numbs the treatment area. LightSheer, however, offers comfortable treatment without the need for topical anesthetic, treatment gel or any other preparation. This reduces laser treatment time by up to 75% and allows your Lumenis LightSheer specialist to comfortably remove unwanted hair in just 15-20 minutes.
LightSheer Duet is equipped with innovative vacuum-assisted technology, which dramatically increases the treatment area size to 22 x 35 mm. This enables your LightSheer specialist to quickly and effectively treat large areas such as your shoulders, back, chest and legs.
LightSheer’s powerful laser is effective for all ages and skin types and is used in thousands of skin care clinics across the world.
Lumenis’ LightSheer Duet offers impressive results for busy people with busy lives. A quick 15-20-minute treatment can be conveniently scheduled into your day, while LightSheer’s large treatment area will help you cut down on appointments. Contact Envy Skin Clinic to try out this brand-new approach to permanent hair reduction!
March 1, 2016
Are your eyelashes thinning? As we get older, our lashes may lose length and volume, growing brittle and sparse. Fortunately, there is a solution. A daily application of ALPHAEON Beauty Eyelash Serum will hydrate, condition and strengthen your lashes. With no discoloration or other side effects, this professional treatment will result in longer and fuller eyelashes within weeks!
Effective for adults of all ages and skin types, ALPHAEON Beauty Eyelash Serum is supplied with an applicator brush, which allows you to quickly and easily glide the product at the base of your upper eyelids. A recent eight-week case study offered compelling results:
- 80% of women in the study saw an improvement in overall lash appearance.
- 72% agreed that their lashes appeared less sparse.
- 72% agreed their lashes appeared thicker, longer and more conditioned.
The lightweight lash serum is fortified with peptides to help stimulate hair growth. It is also infused with biotin to encourage growth and prevent lashes from becoming dry and losing volume. Pumpkin seed extract, which is rich in fatty acids and essential minerals, helps to nourish your skin, while sodium hyaluronate, a form of hyaluronic acid, helps to condition and moisturize.
Stop by Envy Skin Clinic today to try ALPHAEON Beauty Eyelash Serum. Long and luxurious lashes are in your future!