Skin Care Basics – Simple but Necessary

To have a good skin care regimen you must know your skin. To truly love your skin, you must get to know it and learn how to nurture it. Knowing whether you have dry, oily, combination, sensitive or dehydrated skin will tell you what kinds of products you need and how to use them. No matter the skin type, cleansing twice a day is recommended, followed by a PH-balancing toner—not an astringent. Often underestimated, a PH-balancing toner actually balances out your skin after being stripped clean, and helps improve the absorption products the you apply. Finding the right moisturizer is key to keeping skin smooth soft, and protected from sun damage. During the day, you should ALWAYS apply sunscreen, even on an overcast day. When it comes to sun damage, prevention with sunscreen will always be easier and more affordable than the treatment to correct it.

After the age of 20 you lose 1% of collagen per year; so by the age of 30 you should begin a regular retinol treatment for skin cell health and wrinkle prevention.  Once in your 40’s I recommend a medical grade skin care system as the over-the-counter and department store products don’t have quite enough oomph for correction.

If you would like more detailed or customized information on care for your skin I would be honored to meet with you for a complimentary consultation to help you look and feel your best!

Sunscreen, Sunscreen, Sunscreen…

Love,
Amber


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Practice Policy regarding COVID-19:

Due to the Stay-at-Home restrictions and guidelines Synergy will not be offering spa services in May, we will however be offering medical services and COVID-19 Antibody testing.

If you have not received a text or call from our office to reschedule, your appointment is deemed “medical” by the RCW (Revised Code of Washington) and will not be affected.

We are still offering VIRTUAL CONSULTATIONS with our medical staff and would be happy to schedule one at your convenience, please call us at 509-222-8022.

Patients with active COVID-19 symptoms will not be seen at this location.

Only 1 patient will be allowed in at a time; if you do have an appointment, please stay in your car upon your arrival and we will call you when you are ready to be seen.

The lobby is being kept clear, and we are currently not accepting walk-ins, but will be in the office Monday – Friday from 9am – 6pm answering phones and taking product orders for curbside pick-up, delivery and shipping.

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