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Decoding Sunscreen Terminology by Dr. Fening

Daily sunscreen use is essential to protecting your skin from the sun's harmful rays, but it is equally important to be educated on proper sunscreen use. In honor of Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Fening breaks down all of the acronyms and other terms you need to know when choosing and using your sunscreen. UVA/UVB The sun emits many different types of rays, the most harmful of which are ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. UVB rays cause sunburns and can cause skin cancers, [...]

2019-05-04T01:38:40-05:00May 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Building a Rosacea-Friendly Skincare Regimen

April is Rosacea Awareness Month! The goal of Rosacea Awareness Month is to educate the public so that more people living with rosacea can seek medical help before it gets worse, and so those whose lives are affected can find greater acceptance and understanding of this skin condition. Early treatment is crucial to curtailing this chronic condition, which causes facial flushing, skin thickening, and may appear like severe acne across the cheeks and nose. Rosacea becomes more difficult to treat over time, so inhibit the onset with [...]

2019-03-28T17:55:30-05:00March 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

April 2019 Specials

Get $30 off SkinMedica Lumivive System *Online and in-store.   Get 20% off any EltaMD sunscreen with purchase of hydroquinone pads *Online and in-store.   Purchase Epionce Intense Defense Serum + Epionce Cleanser, get 20% off *Online and in-store.   Purchase Neocutis Journee, get Neocutis Eye Cream FREE (choice of Lumiere or Lumiere Riche) *$97-$108 value. Online and in-store.

2019-03-28T16:18:34-05:00March 28th, 2019|Specials|0 Comments

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Spray Tan

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Spray Tan Did you know we offer airbrush spray tanning at our office? Our Clinic Manager Abbey customizes each spray tan to your skin so every spray tan comes out even, natural and never orange! Spray tanning is a safer alternative to sun tanning to get that sunkissed glow without any of the sun damage! We also offer self-tan products such as Haute Bronze and TanTowels online and in our skincare boutique that allow you to easily [...]

2021-06-15T15:55:47-05:00March 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

My Daily Skincare Routine by Carlyle Thornton

The following post was written by local blogger Carlyle Thornton. Be sure to follow her on Instagram @carlylethornton to hear more about her recent experience in our skincare boutique! Today I'm going to tell you all about my recent experience with Village Dermatology, a practice located in Mountain Brook, Alabama. About a month ago, I went in for my very first skin care consultation. The first thing I saw upon entering the building was the skincare boutique, which may I mention was so clean and well [...]

2018-03-06T19:05:52-06:00March 6th, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

Conquer Your Core: Vanquish FAQ

What is Vanquish™? Vanquish is a non-invasive, non-contact body sculpting treatment that uses heat to kill and eliminate fat cells in the abdomen and flank area. It requires no surgery, no downtime and it never even touches the skin! After each Vanquish treatment, our Body Sculpting Specialist will use a device called Cellutone™ on the treated area. Cellutone accelerates your results by increasing lymphatic drainage and can even help with cellulite! How does Vanquish work? Vanquish has three plates that hover over the abdomen area without touching you. [...]

2018-02-21T20:54:32-06:00February 21st, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

The Skinny on CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is a non-invasive treatment that uses controlled cooling to freeze and permanently eliminate fat that resists diet and exercise. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about this revolutionary procedure!   IS COOLSCULPTING SAFE? Yes! There are no needles, no anesthesia and no heating or cutting of tissue. Fat cells are more sensitive to cold than their neighboring structures, thereby allowing organs, nerves, blood vessels, muscle and skin to be left unharmed. CoolSculpting is FDA-approved and is the number one non-invasive fat reduction [...]

2023-02-21T10:28:11-06:00October 31st, 2017|Blog, Coolsculpting|0 Comments

Alison Bruhn’s CoolSculpting Interview with Jane Vickers

Alison Bruhn, a Style Consultant in Birmingham, Alabama, recently interviewed our very own CoolSculpting Specialist, Jane Vickers! Check out the full text from the interview, where Jane answers some frequently asked questions about CoolSculpting.    Interview with Jane Vickers by Alison Bruhn In my line of work, it is common for people to ask me advice about cosmetic procedures and surgery options. This is definitely NOT my area of expertise, but I have built my business around the mission to have answers for women concerning their [...]

2020-02-18T18:24:32-06:00February 28th, 2017|Blog, News|0 Comments


We are often approached by patients with the common complaint of unwanted spider veins. Sclerotherapy is a safe and effective procedure that addresses this popular concern. The treatment involves the provider injecting the prominent vessels with a sclerosing agent. This causes irritation of the lining of the vessel, and within 6-8 weeks, the vessel scars down on itself and disappears from our sight. To improve efficacy and to decrease complications, we advise that you wear medical grade stocking for 1-2 weeks following the procedure. Side effects [...]

2020-03-04T20:58:01-06:00October 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Natural Beauty

Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed a new line or wrinkle? As we age, we lose the natural volume in our faces, causing the skin to sag and look older. Fillers that volumize can restore facial fullness lost to the aging process. The correct procedure can enhance your natural beauty and make you look youthful and feel refreshed. Are you worried that having a procedure will make you look “done”? I’m confronted with this concern daily; my patients want to look younger but [...]

2016-04-04T20:45:13-05:00April 4th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments
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