The most important thing you can do for your skin all year – particularly in the summer sun – is wear sunscreen. When your skin starts to get that gorgeous golden glow it’s a sign of skin damage. A tan is your body’s way for calling for protection. Skin cell production slows down and melanocyte (the cells that create pigment) production revs up. The sun triggers this particular cell production and may cause blotching or spots. The best thing you can do is wear sunscreen. We recommend Elta MD sunscreen with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide.
Summer isn’t the best time for invasive treatments such as laser procedures. Skin can be more sensitive to the sun and tan skin is typically more reactive. However, keeping up with regular gentle therapies can keep your skin looking great throughout the summer.
The Polyclinic Plastic Surgery has designed treatments that are quick, gentle and effective for all skin types such as:
- Dermaplaning: This simple 30-minute procedure keeps your skin in check by encouraging an increase of renewed skin cells. The treatment provides a clear surface for enhancing product penetration to control the unruly melanosomes. Top it off with a customized treatment mask and it’s the perfect treatment to give you a softer, smoother and glowing appearance.
- Laser Genesis: Laser Genesis gives the feeling of warm sunshine without the negative side effects. In fact, it boosts collagen growth and strengthens elastin providing a more even and softer complexion. By preserving your skin’s youthful suppleness and strengthening its structure you are sure to end the summer looking as refreshed as you feel.
- Botox and Fillers: Botox and Fillers can provide enhancement without the risk of post procedure sun damage. Signs of aging can come from frequent muscle contraction, digression of fat pads and a change in bone density leading to facial wrinkles and sagging. In a single appointment you can achieve a more youthful and rested appearance with minimal downtime.