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Have You Been Searching for a Fountain of Youth?- Afya Skin and Body Clinic
11
Oct

Have You Been Searching for a Fountain of Youth?

Contributed by Christina Marshall   We all search for that elusive fountain of youth. However, keeping your skin looking youthful is surprisingly easy to do. The key to that “baby face” is collagen.   According to English Oxford Living Dictionaries, collagen is “the main structural protein found in skin and other connective tissues, widely used...
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5 Great Treatments for Fine Lines and Wrinkles- Afya Skin and Body Clinic
05
Oct

5 Great Treatments for Fine Lines and Wrinkles

As we get older, our skin naturally develops fine lines and wrinkles. These are most prominent on the facial areas around the eyes and mouth. This happens due to skin losing its elasticity and producing less collagen. Environmental factors such as spending time in the sun can also cause them to develop. Some people love...
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Best Treatments to Tighten Loose Stomach Skin- AFYA Skin and Body Clinic
26
Sep

Best Treatments to Tighten Loose Stomach Skin

Our skin naturally loses some of its elasticity as it ages. Loose skin is one of the top complaints we get from both men and women about aging skin. Skin laxity happens because the body produces less collagen and elastin fibers in the skin as we age. Other factors such as genetics, dieting, stress, sun...
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17
Sep

Fractora vs. Fraxel: Which One Is Better?

Technology is constantly changing, and that extends to skincare technology too! This constantly shifting industry means clients are often confused as to which procedure is best for them. Fractora and Fraxel are two treatments that aim to improve overall skin texture by using fractional technology.   Fractora Skin Resurfacing uses radiofrequency energy to stimulate the...
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12
Sep

Our Favorite Acne Treatments

Acne is a complex skin condition that impacts more than just teenagers. While most people begin getting acne when they hit puberty, it can impact anyone at any point in life. Acne comes in many forms, from enlarged pores, cystic acne, blackheads, or mild acne. People can get acne on their face, arms, back, chest...
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06
Sep

Why Collagen is Important for Skin

  Collagen is a protein found in all of our body’s tissue and organs. It’s a structural protein and its main function is to sustain tendons, cartilage, and skin. It provides firmness, integrity, and elasticity to these structures, which is why it’s so vital to skin.   As we get older, our body produces less...
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Body FX vs. Cool Sculpting: Which One is Better?- AFYA Skin and Body Clinic Guelph
30
Aug

Body FX vs. Cool Sculpting: Which One is Better?

Losing weight can be a struggle. Even when eating healthy and exercising, sometimes fat can be stubborn and not go away. For those looking for help getting rid of stubborn fat and loose skin, there are a few non-invasive options. The two big ones are Cool Sculpting and Body FX, but which one is better?...
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How Acne Scars Are Reduced Using Fractora- AFYA Skin & Body Clinic
23
Aug

How Acne Scars Are Reduced Using Fractora

  Even after clearing up acne, many people find they’re left with acne scars. Luckily, there’s Fractora skin resurfacing, which is the most effective machine on the market for reducing acne scars.   A needling device is used to penetrate the affected areas of the skin. The Fractora pins generate a gentle heat through the...
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16
Aug

How to Treat Enlarged Pores

Everyone has pores all over their body, but enlarged facial pores are something many people want to diminish. Pores are hair follicle openings that allow sweat, oil, and other body toxins to escape. They’re not usually visible, but large ones can be which is the main reason people aim to treat them. There are a...
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