Month: January 2016

How To Choose The Best Skin Care Products

Taking good care of your skin is an important part of protecting your health and maintaining your appearance. With so many skin care products available, it can be hard to decide what products are best for you. The following tips can help you make the right decision.

Make Sure Your Skin Care Routine Provides Sun Protection
skin careProtecting your skin from sun damage is crucial since UV radiation can lead to wrinkles, discoloration, tough skin, and even cancer. Make sure that your skin care routine involves products that will help block UV radiation. There are a variety of daily moisturizers and makeup products like foundation and primer that contain some sun protection. If you do a little bit research when choosing a foundation or moisturizer, you’ll probably be able to find one that comes with multiple benefits—including sun protection.

Invest In Quality
Taking care of your skin is one of the best ways you can stay looking young and attractive, so it is worth an investment. Many skin care products last a long time, so don’t be afraid to invest in a high-quality product that costs a bit more than something you’d find at the drugstore.

Get A Recommendation From A Skin Care Professional
The Sahara Medical Institute offers patients high quality skin care products from well-respected product lines. Some of the products offered include:

Derma MD – Products that provide deep pore cleansing, hydration, antioxidants that prevent free radical damage, peptides that promote the production of collagen, and many more benefits for your skin.
• Epionce – This product line helps to strengthen your skin through improving your skin’s own mechanisms. The result is stronger, smoother, younger looking skin.
• Obagi – This well respected product line addresses a variety of skin issues depending on the specific product used. These products nourish your skin so your skin doesn’t just look better—it is also healthier.
• Oxygentix – This product line provides coverage for facial blemishes while also moisturizing your skin.

To learn more about available skin care products and get a recommendation that is specifically suited to your skin care needs, schedule a consultation at the Sahara Medical Institute.

Speeding Up Your Beauty Routine

Your beauty routine helps you leave the house looking your best and feeling confident, but sometimes spending a lot of time on your beauty routine doesn’t leave time for other things you care about like a quick morning workout, healthy breakfast, walk with your dog, or extra 15 minutes of sleep. Speeding up your beauty routine will help you start your day off right while still looking and feeling your best. The following tips can help.


Shower At Night

Showering at night can help you unwind and relax before going to bed, but it can also make your mornings easier and help you take better care of your hair. Showering in the morning often means you need to blow dry your hair which can take a long time and be hard on your hair. Instead of spending time blow-drying your hair in the morning, shower and wash your hair at night. Then put it in a loose braid and let it dry while you sleep. You’ll wake up with dry hair and loose waves and you won’t have to damage your hair with heated styling tools.

Prepare Your Outfit Ahead Of Time
The right outfit can change your whole day, but if you spend your morning searching for the right belt or debating between blouses, you’re losing valuable time that could be spent on other things. Prepare your outfits ahead of time so that you can make sure everything is clean and pressed and that you have all the right accessories.

Get Lasting Results With Laser Hair Removal
Shaving, waxing, and plucking can be frustrating, painful, and hard on your skin—but it is also time consuming. Instead of spending time every few days on removing unwanted hair, invest in laser hair removal for a long-term solution. Over a series of sessions, hair follicles are targeted and destroyed leaving you with smooth skin and extra time when you get ready for the day.

The overall treatment takes 6-8 sessions spaced out over a number of weeks. Once your treatment is completed, you won’t have to spend any more valuable time shaving, waxing, or plucking and you’ll have the results you want. To learn more about laser hair removal, schedule a consultation at the Sahara Medical Institute.