In the Neck of Time
Remedies that help take the wiggle out of your wattle
Laser hair-removal procedures have become immensely popular in recent years. Nearly half a million such treatments were performed by dermatologic surgeons in 2011, the last year for which figures are available, according to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
AMSTERDAM — Patients with advanced melanoma have lived as long as 10 years when treated with the immunologic therapy ipilimumab (Yervoy), according to pooled data from a dozen clinical trials.
The secret to eternal youth is the ominously named but pleasantly non-invasive vampire facelift, which uses the platelet-rich plasma from your own blood to rejuvenate the skin. Dr. Sandy Skotnicki draws a vial of blood from her patient’s arm, spins it in a centrifuge until the red cells strip off, then injects the plasma into the skin. The fluid—which Tiger Woods and Kobe Bryant have used to repair athletic injuries—is said to contain healing agents that promote cell growth and collagen production, making it the perfect remedy to tighten sagging flesh under the eyes and chin. $1,200.
“We know we have to wear sunscreen daily, that tanning beds are bad for us, etc., etc. But when it comes to sunscreen specifics — especially in terms of updating our beauty routines for fall — there are a few sun-protecting myths we still believe.”
“We wanted to offer this treatment at our clinic for people who would like to see a significant change in their eyebrow and eyelid structure, but are not quite ready for surgical procedures such as an eyelid blephroplasty.”
Every morning you diligently apply SPF and pack a bottle of sunscreen when you know you’re going to be out all day, but chances are you’re not reapplying as frequently as you should.
A groundbreaking settlement between California’s Attorney General and manufacturers of Brazilian Blowout hair smoothing products that contain a cancer-causing chemical will help protect salon workers and consumers.
“Multitasking cosmetics promise much, but do they really succeed at fulfilling all of the benefits as well as using separate products would?”
“New York City dermatologist, Dr. David Colbert, treated The Martha Stewart Show’s producer, Barbara, with Ultherapy…and she loved the results! Dr. Colbert explains how the treatment works, Barbara talks about how her results keep “getting better and better” and Martha mentions that she would be interested in getting a treatment like this done.”
“For many people, dry, itchy skin is as much a part of Canadian winter as toques and tobogganing. People with eczema are particularly affected by the winter.”
“So last month I blogged about how I don’t think you should wear makeup when working out, focused on how I believe colour cosmetics are a fitness faux pas.”
“In Toronto, we have a couple of top contenders in the form of Dr. Sandy Skotnicki, the tall, willowy Roland Mouret couture-clad medical director at Bay Dermatology Centre, as well as Dr. Lisa Kellett, the petite and perky owner of DLK on Avenue.”
“I hope to still have my skin care line moving forward with some success. It’s been a dream of mine to write a book on sensitive skin, a passion of mine academically.”
You thought the days of waking up discovering a zit were done and over. The embarrassment of walking around all day and coming home to the biggest white head on the face of the planet.
Paraben, fragrance, dye and formaldehyde-free, the three-part program – Prepare, Cleanse and Treat-developed by mom and dermatologist Dr. Sandy Skotnicki, has the active ingredients necessary to keep acne at bay without irritating the skin the way other treatments can.
New York Times Most skincare and hair care is “filled with potential allergy triggers,” and organic versions are among the worst offenders.
Hamilton’s Men’s Magazine asked Dr. Julia Carroll about what every man should be doing to keep his skin happy all year long-but especially throughout the winter.
Cold-weather months bring a host of winter skin problems: itchiness, chapped hands, roughened feet and facial tightness. Dr. Sandy Skotnicki offers tips to banish dry winter skin.
More than 50 hospitals and health centers were destroyed in the earthquake but now a world-class facility has risen from the wreckage. Katie Couric reports from Haiti.
Doctor Sandy Skotnicki volunteered at this Project Medishare field hospital where she treated patients for wounds and complex dermatology problems.
Dr. Sandy Skotnicki discusses sunscreen essentials including when and how much to apply, when to re-apply, and what protection is need for children under 2 years of age.
“I love-love-love them!” Actress Kristin Booth survives the Toronto International Film Festival with the the help of Bay Dermatology Centre’s Intraceuticals Oxygen treatments. Lipstick Powder’n Paint.
It’s at the spa and in your moisturizer, and you can even get it from a canister. Is oxygen therapy really good for your skin – or is it just hot air? By Michelle Villett, Elle Canada magazine.
Bay Dermatology Centre is the only clinic to offer the Intraceuticals rejuvenation infusion, a 40-minute oxygen facial.
By Lorianna de Giorgio, Bay-Bloor Town Crier.
Posted on Spa Beautifully: Women of the GTA can now have vibrant, luminous skin in only 40 minutes thanks to a fresh new facial offered by Dr. Sandy Skotnicki at the Bay Dermatology Centre.
Along with age, life stage and stress, our hormones play a leading role in our skin’s health. But there’s a solution for every skin dilemma – no matter where you are in life. By Lauren Ferranti-Ballem, Glow magazine
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