With cool weather keeping people indoors—and away from damaging sunlight—now is the perfect time to boost your skincare routine. As a dermatologist in the Westchester, NY area, I work with patients year-round to create beautiful, glowing skin. But some popular procedures, such as Fraxel laser skin resurfacing, are best suited for the winter season.
Begin your skin’s rejuvenation process while you’re bundled up inside for the holidays. Here are a few treatments that work perfectly for repairing the natural damage made back in summer.
Fraxel® Laser Skin Resurfacing
If you’re staying out of the sun and keeping warm indoors, laser skin resurfacing is an excellent option. Fraxel uses micro-beams of light to stimulate your skin into producing more collagen. This helps with cell turnover and treats issues like hyperpigmentation, scarring, and environmental damage. Staying out of the sun improves the effectiveness of this treatment and gives your skin time to safely heal.
Fraxel is an exceptional anti-aging treatment because it can both tighten skin and smooth over wrinkles, all through a single procedure. Results may be seen 1 week after treatment and will continue to develop over the course of 6 months.
Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal requires limited sun exposure beforehand and a lack of tanning products—and yes, that includes fake tanner. While your skin is in its natural, paler state, this is a great time to remove hair from the face, back, arms, and more.
LightSheer® is a long-lasting, FDA-approved hair removal solution that can be used on people of all skin types and tones. As the laser light is absorbed into the hair follicle, the hair is permanently damaged and prevents future hair growth.
Chemical peels are a good starting option for those new to clinical skin care. These treatments use powerful ingredients to repair damaged skin and reveal fresh, new skin underneath.
Peels help improve your overall skin texture, brighten your complexion, and can fade issues like acne and wrinkles. While you stay inside and out of the winter cold, your face will have time to heal and become more radiant.
Genius™ RF microneedling
Microneedling is an anti-aging treatment that can help rejuvenate the skin. As the tiny needles create micro-injuries to the skin, the body activates its natural healing process and produces more collagen. The Genius technology by Leutronic® takes this treatment to the next level: while the needles stimulate the skin, the device also emits pulses of radiofrequency (RF) energy.
Genius RF microneedling can be used on the face, jawline, neck, chest, and more. It is an excellent way to improve skin texture, firm thinning skin, and repair any summertime damage.
Fun in the sun can have a lasting impact on the skin. This winter, rejuvenate your face during the holiday months and bring back a healthy glow. If you would like to learn more at our Greenwich, CT-Westchester, NY area dermatology practice, request a consultation online. You can also call our office at (914) 241-3003.