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Skin Care Tips for UV Safety Month

Posted July 22, 2016

UV Safety Month TipsJuly is UV Safety Month. Long, warm summer days make it easy to relax and forget important things like your skin care, but UV Safety Month is a great reminder to take care of your skin today to keep yourself looking youthful for years to come.

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Summer Skin Care Starts with Don’t Fry Day

Posted May 25, 2016

Don't Fry Day Skin CareMemorial Weekend marks the beginning of summer for most of us. School is out. The days are longer. And we spend more time out in the sun. It is a perfect time to think about your summer skin care routine, which should include daily sun protection.

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Can Stretch Marks be Prevented?

Posted April 19, 2016

If you have stretch marks following pregnancy, call board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation to learn about treatment optionsStretch marks are a result of skin stretching at a rate too fast for elastin fibers to keep up with. This can occur during puberty and growth spurts or during periods of rapid growth such as pregnancy.

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What is the Sun Doing to Your Skin?

Posted August 28, 2014

We live in the sunshine state and, accordingly, many of us spend a significant amount of time enjoying it. However, unless you are protecting yourself through the judicious use of sunscreen, you may be harming your skin in ways that won’t be apparent for years.

As the video below shows, damage from the sun isn’t always visible under normal lighting conditions, but under ultraviolet lighting, the damages done by the sun become glaringly obvious.

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Treating Sun Damaged Skin

Posted May 06, 2014

When you live in Pasadena, being in the sunshine is simply part of the deal. More than that – it’s part of the reason many people choose to live in California. It certainly allows for fuller enjoyment of the wonderful activities available close by.

Spending time in the sunshine can be very rewarding. It can also do incredible damage to your skin. Taking time to protect your skin from sun damage is one of the best ways to help reduce premature sings of aging such as deep lines and wrinkles.

Reducing Sun Damage

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Study says it is expensive to eat healthy

Posted August 02, 2011

It will not come as a surprise to many that eating healthy foods can be costly. Fruit and vegetables, because they are perishable, would not cost the same as a product with a shelflife lasting months. It is certainly worth the extra investment not only for your health but also for your appearance. It has been proven that a healthy diet helps to have healthy and more beautiful skin.

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