Skin Care

Serving Altoona, State College, Johnstown, DuBois, and Nearby Pennsylvania

Posted: February 10, 2014
What They Are:  Peptides or amino acids which are naturally found in the skin, encourage the production of collagen and elastin to maintain healthy skin cells and give a plumper, more elastic look. These amino acids make the skin repair and enhance itself by chemical reactions. Peptides are… Read Full Post
Posted: August 16, 2013
The summer is wrapping up, and with the end of our summer vacations and beach trips comes the realization that the sun has been very harsh on our skin. The signs of solar damage include fine lines, brown spots and uneven texture. Some of the first things that we try to repair here in the Skin… Read Full Post
Posted: February 14, 2013
Many of our patients come to the Skin Care Clinic in anticipation of a major event. Some come in prior to a class reunion or a big trip. Right now, everyone seems to be coming in before weddings! This is one of the most  common months to become engaged in, and with many summer wedding season… Read Full Post
Posted: November 08, 2012
The holidays are right around the corner, and we all know what that means – New Year’s Resolutions!  Instead of making a resolution that you know will be ridiculously hard to keep, here’s a list of 10 resolutions that will be easy and beneficial for your skin and health! 1. WEAR SUNSCREEN… Read Full Post
Posted: November 01, 2012
The arrival of November brings our Spotlight to Topix! Topix Pharmaceuticals provides our Skin Care Krew with our very own line of products. From retinols to sunscreens, Topix has our patients covered. Antioxidant rich, Topix products can be very calming and soothing to the skin.  Some of our… Read Full Post
Posted: October 26, 2012
Fall is here and so is the need to switch up our skincare!  We have pick up a couple of quick and easy tips, and want to make everyone's seasonal transition a bit easier this year! -Use a humidifier. A humidifier in your home or apartment will keep the ambient humidity a bit higher which will… Read Full Post
Posted: October 23, 2012
Posted: October 15, 2012
If you are like me, the summer took its toll on your skin. The beach left more than just sand between my toes! The sun's rays caused little brown spots, fine lines and a dull complexion. I am all washed up! So how do I peel away the summer damage? I start by revamping my home care. -Hydration… Read Full Post
Posted: October 10, 2012
I don’t know about you, but I feel like every day I’m bombarded with TV and infomercials with new tips and techniques to make my skin look “flawless” or “perfect.”  Truth is, nothing in this world can make your skin look like the airbrushed supermodels in your monthly Cosmo.  And, like… Read Full Post