Category Archives: Facial Skincare

Introducing SILKPEEL™ DermalInfusion™ for general skin enhancement, acne, aging and/or treatment of melasma

Afterglow is excited to be able to provide you with fabulous new SILKPEEL™ DermalInfusion™ This innovative procedure gently exfoliates your skin and infuses it with customized solutions to bring out youthful glow and clarity. If you have a skin condition such as melasma, acne, sun damage or dryness, your skin can be treated with highly …

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PROTECTING YOUR SKIN IN SUMMER

Of course, you know you must wear a sunhat and broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or greater to protect your skin... But did you know that, when out in the bright summer sunshine, you need to reapply your sunscreen every 80 minutes? This is because the UVA protection breaks down quickly when …

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The Aging Face, Part 3: The Cheeks

High, prominent cheekbones are one of the facial features most frequently associated with youthful beauty. As we age and gravity plus skin laxity take their toll, the malar (cheek) fat pads move downward and inward. This results in an older "apple shaped" face and emphasizes the naso-labial folds. This aged appearance can be reversed with …

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The Aging Face, Part 2: the jawline

As the years pass, a combination of laxity and gravity causes the facial underpinnings to weaken and the skin to sag. Contributing to the aging appearance is the loss of facial volume provided by underlying fat and connective tissues (collagen and elastin). Nowhere is this more visible than around the jawline, where the loss of …

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Introducing Colorescience

Have you heard of Colorescience? If not, you likely soon will as this innovative line of mineral-based skincare and cosmetics is fast becoming one of the most sought-after by those in-the-know. With its appealing packaging and premier quality ingredients, Colorescience is recognized by leading dermatologists and make-up artists as the first line to truly blend …

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Rosacea Rescue

If you suffer from rosacea (persistent rosiness of the face), you will know how frustrating this condition can be. To end the annoyance and embarrassment , Afterglow has put together a simple, effective treatment plan for this common skin disorder. Symptoms of rosacea are ongoing redness, flushing, breakouts that resemble mild acne, and the development …

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The Aging Face, Part 1: the lips

As we age, a number of changes affect the contours of the face. Some of the more obvious changes take place in and around the lips. Take a look at the picture to the left. The young woman's lips are generous and curve outwards at the borders, giving them a full, sensuous look. The area …

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The ProFractional Laser

Do you suffer from any of the following skin conditions? Acne scars Surgical scars Wrinkles and fine lines Melasma (mask of pregnancy) Sunspots/sun damage Crepey skin on face/neck Poor tone and texture Enlarged pores Stretch marks If so, you may be interested in treatment with our new ProFractional laser—the newest technology for skin resurfacing. Skin …

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