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Prepping for Peel Season Sep 11th, 2021

WHAT EXACTLY IS A CHEMICAL PEEL AND WHAT BENEFITS DOES IT OFFER? In short, a chemical peel is a procedure administered by a skin health professional that provides strong exfoliation of the top layer of the skin to enable skin’s natural process of healing and restoration. Healed skin becomes stronger,...

Why Eyecare is a Skincare Essential Aug 25th, 2021

Do I really need an eye cream? It’s a question even I've asked myself as I rotate through my daily skincare protocol, day or night. Granted, there are many skincare products and technology that are not considered a daily necessity by many skincare users—like jade rolling, LED light therapy or...

Moles, Freckles and Skin Tags – What to Worry About Jul 12th, 2021

Moles, Freckles and Skin Tags – What to Worry About There are several types of skin lesions that are quite common and almost always benign (non-cancerous). These conditions include moles, freckles, skin tags, benign lentigines, and seborrheic keratoses. However, moles are most commonly examined for cancer if changes are detected. What are the Differences between Moles, Freckles...

Kybella Injection for Double Chin Jun 11th, 2021

What is Kybella? Kybella is an injectable containing a synthetic version of deoxycholic acid that shrinks a double chin. Deoxycholic acid is a natural bile acid your body produces to help break down dietary fats. Kybella is FDA-approved to reduce submental or under-the-chin fat. The injected compound destroys fat cells...

Fun in the Sun: Safe Sun Protection May 26th, 2021

Fun in the Sun: Safe Sun Protection Trevor Batty, DO FAAD   Summertime is here! It’s time to enjoy the outdoors and the various activities that come with the season. As you prepare to head outside don’t forget to practice smart skin sun care. It is estimated that one in...

SKIN BRIGHTENING SOLUTIONS: RESTORING YOUR #ZOGLOW Apr 13th, 2021

One of the hardest skin concerns to address is hyperpigmentation, which can show up on your skin in the form of freckles, dark spots and even melasma, making the skin look dull and uneven in both tone and color. Hyperpigmentation can be triggered by a number of factors, such as...

What is Botox? Mar 23rd, 2021

If lines and wrinkles are slowly beginning to define your face and are leaving you feeling discouraged about your appearance, we have good news: there is an answer. At Idaho Skin Institute in Chubbuck, ID, we are proud to offer a wrinkle relaxer(Botox, Xeomin,Dysport, and Juveau). This injectable offers a...

"Keeping yourself and your family healthy; mind, body and soul through the Covid Winter" Feb 24th, 2021

According to a recent study published September 2, 2020, in the Journal of the American Medical Association, there has been a 3-fold increase of depressive symptoms compared to patients prior to Covid-19 times.  This increase of depressive symptoms is disproportionally higher in those who have lower income, less that 5K...

Winter Skin Care- Summer to Winter Jan 11th, 2021

Most people living in the West live here because we like the outdoors. With COVID-19 it’s no coincidence that we saw record sales in boats, campers and outdoor activities like no summer before. With all that fun in the sun, it's also assumed much time wasn’t spent applying sunscreen and...

5 Skin Care Tips for keeping your skin hydrated during winter Dec 7th, 2020

5 Skin Care Tips to Keep Your Skin Hydrated During Winter   Dry skin is very common, especially during the winter months with the use of home heating methods that decrease the moisture in the air in your house. Here are 5 tips to help keep your skin hydrated this...

7 Filler Myths Nov 17th, 2020

Top Filler Myths:   It won't look natural: Injectable fillers were made to replace volume we lose as we naturally age. If done correctly, by an experienced medical professional, you will look natural and rejuvenated. My goal is for friends/family to notice you look refreshed, but not be able to tell...

7 do's and don'ts for dehydrated skin Sep 16th, 2020

  It is important to know that there is a difference between dryness and dehydration. Dry skin typically refers to skin experiencing unusual topical dryness, perhaps due to the weather or a new treatment. Dehydration, on the other hand, typically refers to skin showing the side effects of internal dehydration....