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Author Archives: coastalskinsolutions

My ReNEWed Routine with Martha Fletcher

We all would love to sit down with our favorite provider for a nice long chat with our big list of questions. Now’s your chance!  My ReNEWED Routine with Martha Fletcher, DNP Q. Our temperate winters in the South are still great for spending time outdoors. What do you do differently to protect your skin […]

In South Carolina, the “Medical” in Med Spa is a Critical Distinction for Care

Medical Requirements for Med Spas

Many people think cosmetic treatments, such as, injectables, skin tightening, peels, or fat reduction are simple, elective choices that are done in an hour or so. But, each of these treatments are deemed the practice of medicine by the State of South Carolina, and are therefore governed by the same requirements that Medical Doctors must […]

My ReNEWed Routine with Jenn Garrett

Dying to know your favorite skincare provider’s routine? Licensed Esthetician Jenn Garrett shares her favorite products, procedures, and tips to take care of her skin during the cooler winter months. Q. Our temperate winters in the South are still great for spending time outdoors. What do you do differently to protect your skin when you […]

What Is Collagen and Why Is It so Important?

The collagen market, which includes both medical and non-medical collagen-related products, is expected to be worth more than $6 million by 2025.  And with collagen’s important role in the aging process, it’s no wonder these numbers are staggering.  Collagen is a little protein that has a big impact on the way your skin looks and feels. […]

Skin Tightening Treatments You’ll Want to Try in 2020

The year is now 2020 and it’s the start of a new decade. If you look at pictures of yourself 10 years ago, are there any things appearance-wise that stick out to you? Are you showing more signs of aging than you were 10 years ago? We all are. Aging isn’t something that can be […]

How 9 Non-Surgical Anti-Aging Treatments Lead to Youthful Looking Skin

Skin starts to age just about as soon as the last time the word “teen” follows the number of candles on your birthday cake. The natural aging process, called intrinsic aging, is largely controlled by our genes and shows up as visible lines on our face, a loss of youthful fullness, and thinner, drier skin. […]

An Inexpensive and Effective Option for Removing Unwanted Pigment

Sun exposure, hormones, inflammation, pregnancy, acne, and certain medications all have something in common: they can lead to uneven and unwanted discoloration in the skin. This condition is often defined as hyperpigmentation, and occurs when a portion of the skin becomes darker than the skin surrounding it. Unfortunately, this condition can affect all skin types […]

Understanding Growth Factors

For those looking to both prevent and reduce the visible signs of aging and maintain or restore a youthful glow, medical grade skin care is one of the easiest, cheapest, and most effective places to start. One key ingredient doctors and aestheticians across the country turn to for healthy, glowing skin is growth factors. What […]