SiO Skincare Blog

What is Dermaplaning?

We’re all about a good skincare treatment, especially one that provides instant softness to even the roughest of skin types, gets rid of peach fuzz, and yields fresh, glowing, baby-like skin. Meet dermaplaning, the beauty treatment that’s quickly become the most buzzed about, requested service in spas across the nation (and the one that’s responsible for those impossibly good aforementioned results). Dermaplaning has been likened to shaving your face, but...

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Red Light Therapy Benefits

What if we told you that you could make your skin appear younger with the flick of a switch? Or that you could kick acne scars, uneven skin texture, and enlarged pores to the curb, all with just a beam of light? Cue red light therapy (or RLT), a treatment that‘s joined the ranks of vampire facials, magnetic face masks, and other Insta-worthy dermatology breakthroughs in recent years. While LED...

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How to Use a Facial Massager

The beauty industry is home to a slew of gadgets: LED face masks, at-home IPL systems, and facial cleansing brushes, to name a few. But what’s recently made waves for its ease of use, de-puffing powers, and oh-so-Instagrammable aesthetic are face rollers. Usually made out of crystals (think: rose quartz or jade), face rollers are handheld gadgets that are used to roll the face. They’ve become an essential (and often...

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How to Get Rid of Blackheads

If there’s one skin ailment that knows no bounds, it’s blackheads. They don’t discriminate against skin type, they’re stubborn to fix, and they tend to multiply if treated incorrectly. While they won’t necessarily wreck your foundation application, they can put a damper on no-makeup makeup days and generally contribute to an uneven complexion. Not to mention, because they’re so tempting to squeeze out, they can also lead to scarring on...

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Red Light Therapy: Key Benefits and What To Expect

What if we told you that you could make your skin appear younger with the flick of a switch? Or that you could kick acne scars, uneven skin texture, and enlarged pores to the curb, all with just a beam of light? Cue red light therapy (or RLT), a treatment that‘s joined the ranks of vampire facials, magnetic face masks, and other Insta-worthy dermatology breakthroughs in recent years. While LED...

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Dark Spots and Marks

Skin pigmentation can appear on both the face and body, and while most issues are harmless, it can sometimes cause emotional stress. Some dark spots can be lightened with a simple treatment, whereas others require more profound ongoing care.

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Acne Scars

Acne breakouts can be frustrating to get under control, but nothing is more discouraging than the acne scars left behind when you do. Do acne scars go away? Yes and no. Unfortunately, if they’re not treated, they can become permanent.

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Rosacea

There are currently more than 16 million people in the U.S. who suffer from rosacea, but the number is projected to grow. Unfortunately, the cause of rosacea is unknown, but it can be controlled by the right skincare routine and avoiding triggers.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Gravitational Wrinkles and Folds

Examples of gravitational folds include nasolabial folds, which run from the sides of your nose down to the corners of your mouth, and marionette lines, which run from your mouth corners down to your chin.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Dynamic Expression Lines

As the name suggests, dynamic expression lines are caused by repeated facial expressions and the loss of collagen and elastin over time. Facial muscles are different from other muscles within the body because they’re directly attached to the skin, allowing us to make expressions, whether that’s frowning, smiling, or laughing.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Permanent Elastotic Creases

Deep lines in the skin define elastotic creases. This particular type of wrinkle tends to show up where the skin creases naturally, such as the cheeks, lips, base of the neck, and the lips. Unlike crinkle lines, these are deep wrinkles

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Crinkle Lines

Wrinkle lines can pop up anywhere, from your forehead and eyes to neck and chest. These fine lines run parallel to each other, yet they can disappear when your skin is pulled taut because they are relatively shallow in terms of depth.

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