Philadelphia oily skin

?I don?t need moisturizer because my skin is oily.? Due to the large amount of acne sufferers that we see in our Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office, this is a VERY common misconception — and a very understandable one, at that. It is completely counter-intuitive, but excessive oil production can actually be a sign that your skin… Read more »

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philly lip injections

Everyone?s facial structure is different?and so is everyone’s ideal lip shape and size. Dermal Filler injections help redefine lip enhancement (for patients over 21) with treatment that follow the gold-standard of lip aesthetics. Used in the appropriate way, lip-injections can help you achieve your own ?Ideal Lip.?

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the_pillowcase_philly

You?ve probably heard that sleeping on your face can contribute to wrinkles, but no matter how hard you might try to control this ? it is quite likely during the course of the night you?ll move around and inevitably wake up in the morning facedown, with your face all smooshed into your pillow with weird… Read more »

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Pinterest Skin Warning

Pinterest is an amazing thing; it can serve as your own personal Internet library, in addition to providing endless inspiration and information on almost any subject you are interested in. Although it can be a source of a lot of positive things in your life, you also need to take some of Pinterest’s offerings with… Read more »

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philly lips

Look in the mirror, and ask yourself if you see: If you answered “yes” to any of the above lip questions — lip enhancement could be a good choice for you. As you likely know, attempts to make lips look fuller with makeup provides limited, non-permanent results. Truly effective lip enhancement requires a professional-grade product… Read more »

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philadelphia magazine 2015 best of

Still reeling in delight about our Philadelphia Magazine 2015 “Best Of” win. Thank you, we are so honored, and now more motivated than ever to keep up the level of excellence our beloved city has come to expect. 🙂    

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Online beauty shopping with About Face Skin Care

Things patients say: Part 2 “Thank you for the product recommendations, but I will just buy it on the Internet (where it is less expensive).? This might be the one “thing patients say” that they don’t actually say, but instead think.. Yes, online shopping (Amazon, etc) is extremely prevalent these days, and retailers who don’t… Read more »

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How to layer skin care products

Instead of just slapping on a bunch of products ? and then immediately wanting to wash your face because your face feels all gooey ? follow this application advice.   1. Start light. Serums?the thinnest products?go first, because (it just makes sense and) they deliver active ingredients into the skin most efficiently. 2. Add an… Read more »

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Philadelphia Wedding

It’s not like we could possibly love “Philadelphia Magazine” and it’s bridal off-shoot “Philadelphia Wedding” more than we already do — but seeing this TruSculpt coverage in the Wedding Fall/Winter 2015 issue has made us smile from head-to-toe for over 24-hours now.

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You know how some people still believe that chocolate causes pimples, and that tanning can clear up acne? (Both false!) Just like those well-intentioned, but ultimately unhelpful misconceptions, there are quite a few other skin thoughts that for one reason or another, are believed by a multitude of people.

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Interior of the room - Sink in the bathroom

When you take care of our skin ? washing, drying, countless product applications ? chances are good your regimen is taking place in your bathroom. (What else are bathroom counters and medicine cabinets for if not housing all of your skincare swag and paraphernalia? Would a pretty bottle of serum or decorative perfume look as right anywhere else?)

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c+b swap

Los Angeles, a city full of models, actors, and actresses, is always on the cutting-edge of beauty advancements. With so many people dependent on their appearance for their livliehood, it makes sense that there would be a constant demand for the best, most natural looking results, with the least amount of downtime.

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sunscreen makeover

By now, everyone KNOWS that sunscreen is something that HAS to be applied, every single day in order to take care of your skin. (Right? Right?? You do KNOW this, right?)Although [we hope] everyone knows the importance of sunscreen, whether or not everyone actually adheres to the rule is another story…

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