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Get That Summer Glow — This Spring

Freezing cold temperatures aside, we’ve been pretty spoiled this winter. We traded in weeks of rain for sunny cold snaps and blue skies, which has made the uncharacteristically chilly weather a little bit more tolerable.

Even though we traded in some of our typical liquid sunshine for some more of the real deal, it’s around this time of year that we start to realize how winterized our skin has become. And we’re not just talking about dry facial skin from direct exposure to the elements. Over the course of the winter, our skin loses its natural glow — that smooth, healthy, luminous, and hydrated skin that gives us the confidence to wear tank tops, dresses…even bathing suits.

The good news is, as sleeveless tops creep back into our wardrobes (not to mention bikinis as we pack for final winter getaways), we can be proactive about restoring those qualities to our skin. Here are four things you can try now:

  1. SkinMedica GlyPro Lotion
    With serious exfoliating properties that keep your skin looking smooth and supple, it’s the perfect full body moisturizer through the winter and spring months.
  2. Skinceuticals Body Tightening Concentrate
    This is the very first product listed on our Skincare page — and for good reason! Okay, truth be told, it’s alphabetical… but this product is a favourite among patients looking to address firmness in particular areas on the body. Use it to firm and tighten skin on the stomach, buttocks, legs or upper arms and feel summer dress ready in no time.
  3. Viver GrenzCine Body
    A new addition to our boutique lineup, this hydrating body cream features a thickening solution to create bright, firm, youthful-looking skin. It works well when combined with in-clinic treatments, such as CoolSculpting.
  4. CoolSculpting
    Which brings us to our final recommendation: If your summer glow still feels out of reach, CoolSculpting can offer a great boost. It takes about two months for full results to appear, making now the perfect time to think proactively about the season of short shorts and strapless tops.

When it comes to mitigating the effects of winter weather, it’s easy to focus on the face. After all, this is the skin that’s most exposed throughout the cold months — but that doesn’t mean the rest of our body doesn’t deserve some TLC, too. To learn more about the proactive products and treatments that can help you reclaim a healthy summer glow (and confidence), book a consultation with our team.

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