Tag Archives: skin care

“How long should I wait for the next tattoo removal procedure?”

“How long should I wait for the next tattoo removal procedure?” At JuvEssentials, we like to wait about 4-8 weeks, depending on the size and location of the tattoo. If we rush it, your skin may not be ready and be subject to unnecessary irritation.   Schedule a Consultation Today. Jeannie Sides, Owner/Practitioner at JuvEssentials […]

How Do I Care for My Skin After Getting My Tattoo Removed?

How Do I Care for My Skin After Getting My Tattoo Removed? · Keep the affected area clean and dry for at least 24 hours or until the scab falls off on its own · Don’t apply any product over the area until healed unless otherwise directed · Dab the area with clean towel if […]

Does Vitamin E minimize scarring?

Skin-Care mythbusting! Vitamin E is an antioxidant and helps build skin, but there is no evidence that it does anything to help minimize scarring. There is even some research that suggests it may have a negative effect on scarring. (LS Baumann and J Spencer, The effects of topical vitamin E on the cosmetic appearance of […]

Are blackheads caused by dirt and not properly cleansing your skin?

Are blackheads caused by dirt and not properly cleansing your skin? Blackheads, or open comedones, are caused by clogged pores, and excessive scrubbing can irritate and further inflame skin. Blackheads are often a mixture of dirt, oil, and dry and dead skin cells that need to be removed. Gently exfoliating cleansers that help dissolve sebum […]

Will over drying problematic or oily skin clear up acne?

Will over drying problematic or oily skin clear up acne?   The opposite is true. When skin becomes overly dry, an environment is created in which the skin is signaled to produce more oil. Use drying products (such as benzoyl peroxide) sparingly, and keep oily skin hydrated with non-comedogenic moisturizer where needed. The goal is to […]