Do you know how to protect your skin from the winter chills?
As a cosmetic surgery practice, the team at Feel Beautiful always feels a duty of care to all our patients here in San Diego. While we may deal in enhancive and correctional surgery, we believe it is important to look after yourself and your body because while you may choose to augment it, at the end of the day, you only have one. So, we have rounded up some trade secrets that will have your skin looking gorgeous all winter long.
Here are some tips and tricks on how to prepare and maintain your skin for the colder days. Our Skin Health & Beauty Basics page is designed to help you achieve a naturally inclined beauty with no need for greasy products or cosmetics.
Wash with Lukewarm Water
While it may seem like a good idea to take a steaming shower after a long cold day, you should actually wash your face with lukewarm water. This is because in spite of the steam, hot showers actually dry your skin out instead of hydrating and helping it retain moisture.
You should moisturize your face immediately after washing it, so that you will lock as much moisture in as possible while the pores are all open.
Choose a New Seasonal Moisturizer
It is important to note not many moisturizers can carry you through warm summer months to the cold of winter. When choosing a new moisturizer try looking for an oil-based one that is packed with nourishing ingredients like coconut or olive oil, instead of one that is water-based. Be sure not to choose a petroleum-based cream since they are more likely to dry out your skin.
Modify Your Skincare Routine for The Season
It is important to modify your skincare routine for the season based on what your skin needs.
If toners and cleansers are a part of your regular regime, try use them sparingly, especially those that are alcohol-based, since they will cause dryness and tightness in your skin.
Overnight Skincare Regime
In winter, more than ever, evening skincare must become part of your daily routine to avoid the build-up of dead skin cells and to replenish your skin. Ensure you remove all makeup, exfoliate and be sure to apply a night cream which will deeply moisturize your skin and allow it to recharge while you sleep.
Invest in Sunscreen
It is important to remember to always protect your face, even in winter. Harsh ultraviolet rays can still penetrate your skin on the cloudiest of days and damage your skin, so it is important to lather up and invest in a good sunscreen
Hydration and Diet
We usually drink less water in the cold months and stock up on warm beverages. However, it is important that you drink enough water every day and also consider your diet. Staying hydrated does not only mean drinking water, it also means eating fruits and vegetables that are high in water like watermelon, oranges, celery and tomatoes. Another thing to remember is that caffeine is a natural diuretic, and so the more you consume; the more you will need to replenish those fluids.
Wash Your Accessories
It might seem odd to mention washing clothing items and winter accessories in a blog post about skincare, but hygiene is very important. You do not realize how many bacteria and dead skin cells end up on your gloves, scarves, wool hats and hoodies. The result of not cleaning them frequently enough are pimples, skin irritation and acne outbreaks to name a few.
The Air You Breathe
If you live or work in a space where the air is constantly on, be it hot or cold, can take its toll on your skin. It may be in your best interest to invest in a humidifier so that the stringent air does not dry out your skin too much.
Dr. Steve Laverson and the Feel Beautiful team want you to feel and look your best regardless of how damaged your skin is and to provide you with care that will have a transformative effect on your skin. The first steps to rehabilitating your skin is a professional assessment so that we can recommend a tailored treatment solution for you going forward. To make an appointment with us, or to find out more about range of skincare, please click here.
Deciding to undergo cosmetic surgery will probably be one of the most difficult purchases you will ever make.
This is because you truly don’t know what the final result will be. But here at Feel Beautiful San Diego, we exceed these expectations on a daily basis. In life, you will only get one opportunity to obtain something of true quality that you’ve had your heart set on and that is cream of the proverbial crop. For the last 35 years, Dr. Steve Laverson has continued to craft his skillset and educate himself at some of the finest institutions in order to provide you with you unsurpassed standards of surgical care.
Over the years, we have, as a practice, worked tirelessly to earn the trust of our patients and we will continue to do so for many years to come as we solidify our reputation as one of the most sought-after cosmetic surgery practices in San Diego. We do this by taking the time to understand the specifics of your own vision for your esthetics and personal enhancement and answer any questions that you may have surrounding our world-class cosmetic surgery solutions.
As with any sound investment, it takes as much time as it takes in order to reap the rewards and your surgery. And, with Dr. Laverson will take a little longer for the very reason that he is just that good. To provide superior levels of care and to give you excellent, nuanced results, takes time. You see, we design our cosmetic surgery options in such a way that we are better equipped to meet your unique needs and to exceed your expectations for the procedure.
Experience Cosmetic Surgery as an Art Form
Some works of art are only appreciated many years later. But with us, you won’t have to wait very long at all to be able to exhibit your new results. Dr. Steve Laverson has always held artistic ability and decided to apply that to the area of cosmetic surgery in the quest to create and reveal beauty. He has a genuine love for beauty and esthetics, combined with extensive training at a number of well-established institutions all over the United States. This is not a German car or a new phone, it is your body. This is what sets it apart as an investment. By adopting the Feel Beautiful name rather than his own, Dr. Steve Laverson is essentially saying that all of this, all of the expertise, all of what we do here, is centered on you and your needs. We take a huge amount of pride in and are utterly committed to, treating you with the very best of care.
So Why Choose Feel Beautiful?
Here at Feel Beautiful, we are renowned for our ‘stealth’ cosmetic surgery solutions. The product of this is a natural-looking beauty that is rare in the industry. One does not just simply shop for the kind of care that we provide, it reveals itself to you and once it does it’s up to you to make the right decision.
Dr. Steve Laverson has broadened his skillset by adopting various techniques and approaches that have been perfected by other surgeons over the years. When you make that choice, the one that is the most personal to you, we will guide you through every single step and ensure that we create a treatment plan that addresses all of your concerns.
Take your first steps towards the rest of your life by making an appointment with us and the most important thing you will ever buy, confidence in your own skin.
Rhinoplasty may change the woman’s face and thus her life. Appearance is often a large component of identity. Confidence in personal and professional pursuits depends on identity. Improving highly visible features that erode confidence may establish a solid foundation of strength and personal growth. Such fundamental integrity supports expansion in every aspect of life. The cost of these procedures, when well done, represents among the best investments one can make.
This video shows before and after rhinoplasty to adjust shape of nose as she wanted. Steve Laverson, MD, Plastic Surgeon San Diego, CA.
Bigger is not always better, especially when it comes to breast augmentation. Many lean athletic women desire added curves, but realistic, proportional with their thin frame, and light enough to match their active lifestyle. Low profile implants are often the preferred choice, or moderate profile depending on the amount of native breast tissue, her sports, and her aesthetic preference. The video below shows before and after moderate profile augmentation in a professional athlete.