Skin cancer is increasing at an alarming rate, and… Injecting for a more youthful Derm Exclusive appearance April 8, 2013 Cosmetic injections are more popular than ever. Upwards of 8 million cosmetic injectables are performed yearly. Botox is the most common injectable with dermal fillers coming in a close second.
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Unusual skin care products growing more popular
But yogurt and blueberries, flaxseed and salmon? Nutrition plays a key role in skin health, says Meagen McCusker, associate professor of dermatology at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Its really true that you are what you eat, says McCusker, adding that the condition of your skin often tells a story about your overall health and well-being. No wonder, then, that sugar a culprit in many health problems including diabetes and obesity is also involved when it comes to skin health. Foods that keep your blood sugar low are also good for the skin, McCusker says. The first thing I tell people is avoid sugar which includes refined sugar and high-fructose corn syrup and processed foods.
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Skin care: Avoid eating anything that comes in a box
Diana uses snail extract to moisturize the skin. It actually comes from snail slime, and it’s turned into a powder, which she mixes along with collagen and Vitamin C: for facials. “It’s great for sensitive skin, for dry, deyhdrated, but most New Yorkers are sensitive to their aging,” Seo said. And a painless machine called “Dep” helps the snail slime mixture penetrate the skin and plump wrinkles. Diana is Korean, and apparently snail slime is not unusual in Korea. The version at Diana’s B Spa Salon may be preferable.
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