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An Esthetician’s Point of View | The Truth about Peels

An Esthetician’s point of view… The Truth about Peels I decided to blog about peels this month to help clarify and put to rest some notions that peels are scary and require days of downtime. In the early days of peels, it was believed that the more aggressive the peel the better the treatment. As such, peels were composed of a high percentage of a single acids that had to be neutralized and rinsed off, leaving your skin with a sunburnt appearance for several days. Here at CCSD we use different yet equally effective peels when used properly. PCA (Physicans Choice Alliance, LLC) peels are different because it’s a layered and leave on treatment. The peel slowly gets released into the

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National Eczema Awareness Month

October is National Eczema Awareness Month Eczema or atopic dermatitis comes in many forms. From mild to more severe cases, there is a very high prevalence of this skin issue among the general population. The most common symptom is itching and a red rash, but frequently there are other signs and symptoms. It is important to have a good daily skincare regimen and treatment from your dermatologist to help treat and prevent the recurrence of this common skin issue. Please let us know if you have any questions about eczema as this is eczema awareness month!

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An Esthetician’s Point of View | Silkpeel Dermalinfusion

The benefits of Silkpeel Dermalinfusion. I have often been asked about the difference between regular Microdermabrasion verses Silkpeel Dermalinfusion treatments. I hope to answer and clarify these questions for you! Silkpeel Dermalinfusion is a non-invasive skin rejuvenation procedure which offers advanced exfoliation and then delivery of problem specific, topical solutions. The diamond tip treatment will exfoliate the superficial buildup of dead skin allowing the solution delivery to penetrate deep within the skin. The dated versions of microdermabrasion with aluminum oxide crystals will leave the surface of the skin feeling dry and dehydrated. It is also not recommended to acne prone p

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Recent Blog Posts

CCSD Celebrates Dr. Jacob’s 20th Anniversary Injecting Botox

Since her Harvard Medical School Fellowship in 1999, Dr. Jacob has been performing Botox injections
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New Skin, Fresh Start

Here at CCSD, we want you to feel great in your own skin! We have an expert team of MD’s, PA’s &
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Practice News: CCSD is growing!

We are pleased to announce big changes for Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology in 2019. Along
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