Microneedling 101: Your Introduction to Smoother, Brighter Skin

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Body copy:   By Dr. Corey Hartman Microneedling is undergoing something of a renaissance right now. As more celebrities and influencers share their stunning results on social media, more people are seeking out quick and cheap versions of microneedling treatments, like at-home dermal rollers. But to achieve the kind of results you see on Instagram—and more importantly, to ensure that your skincare is safe and healthy—you should make a visit to the dermatologist’s office. At Skin Wellness, we use the latest technologies and care practices that make microneedling one of the most exciting methods out there for rejuvenating skin. But how do you know if microneedling is right for you? While… read more

Chemical Peels from A-Z – Science, Results, & Benefits

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Body copy:   By Dr. Corey Hartman The human dermis (skin) is not only the body’s largest organ, it’s also one of the most fascinating. In the past, you’ve watched your skin heal its own small cuts and bruises in real time. You’ve also watched your skin age over the years as it loses some of its natural healing properties. Ultimately, unlike other internal organs, you can literally watch your skin at work, noticing for yourself how truly “alive” it is. As your own living armor, your skin takes a beating from all directions. Sun damage, lifestyle choices, and genetics all play a significant role in the preservation and quality of… read more

No More Double Trouble: Diminish Your Double Chin with KYBELLA

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The holidays are a time for celebrating, which often involves enjoying holiday treats and delicious meals with family and friends. With the over abundance of seasonal meals, it’s easy to notice unwanted fat cells in our faces. If all you see when you look at your holiday photos is your double chin, then we have the perfect solution for you–the KYBELLA™ treatment. Skin Wellness Dermatology’s KYBELLA™ treatment effectively targets stubborn fat cells to rid you of that bothersome double chin. This holiday season, give yourself the gift of confidence! Our KYBELLA™ treatment is here to give you a more defined jawline without the concern of going under the knife. What… read more

Glow for the Holidays with a Hydrafacial

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The holidays are right around the corner—this means family photos, company parties, and last minute shopping. Don’t let your skin be the reason you skip out on this time with friends and family. Instead, elevate your skincare routine with a hydrafacial from Skin Wellness Dermatology. No longer will you have to worry about wrinkles and oily skin making an appearance on the family Christmas card. Our hydrafacial treatment will have your skin looking and feeling younger, brighter, and rejuvenated just in time for secret Santa. What is a HydraFacial? A hydrafacial from Skin Wellness Dermatology is a unique facial that cleans out your pores while hydrating your skin. This treatment… read more

Cheek Fillers Gone Wrong – Why Expertise Matters

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By Dr. Corey Hartman Dermal fillers, especially in the cheek area, are incredibly effective for improving definition around the cheekbones and removing lines and wrinkles around the eyes, mouth, and jawline. When administered correctly, they give amazing results and create beautifully contoured, youthful cheekbones. However, if dermal fillers are administered by inexperienced practitioners, serious problems can arise. Although dermal fillers are an excellent treatment for sunken cheeks when they are administered by a qualified professional, they can cause more harm than good if they are used improperly. Here’s what could go wrong when cosmetic procedures like dermal fillers are misused, and some of the amazing benefits they can bring when… read more

After Summer Skincare – Tips & Tricks for Rejuvenating Your Skin

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By Dr. Corey Hartman Summer is a time for getting outdoors in the sun to go hiking, head to the beach, go cycling, or just relax and work on your tan. But as the summer comes to an end and we move into fall and winter, it’s time to start thinking about skincare. The hot weather can cause a lot of damage to your skin, leaving you with hyperpigmentation, sunburn, and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Now that the summer is over, how can you repair the damage and improve your overall skin health for the whole year? Follow these simple tips to protect and improve your skin… read more

BOTOX® Aftercare – Maintaining Your Results

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By Dr. Corey Hartman With over 4.4 million procedures performed in 2020, BOTOX®  (Botulinum Toxin Type A) is one of the most common cosmetic minimally invasive procedures in the US. And, undergoing BOTOX®  can represent a life-changing moment for many people. However, while we’re focused on finding the right surgeon and preparing for the procedure, it’s easy to forget about the importance of BOTOX® aftercare. Instructions for self-care in the hours and days after the procedure are usually simple and easy to follow, but they are also vital to see and maintain the best results while avoiding any swelling or bruising. One of the unique benefits of BOTOX® over other… read more

Spotlight on the CO2 Laser – What You Need to Know

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By Dr. Corey Hartman A survey involving over 2,000 Americans shows that just under 60% of people don’t feel confident in their own skin because of acne, scarring, eczema, expression lines, or wrinkles. However, thanks to the wide range of skin rejuvenating options out there, you no longer have to deal with these imperfections. One of the minimally invasive, safe, and efficient ways to breathe new life into your facial skin and regain your youthful appearance is through CO2 laser skin resurfacing. Similar to other skin resurfacing techniques, CO2 laser skin resurfacing promotes new healing and regeneration in the skin, encouraging young and healthy cells to replace old, damaged cells.… read more

Liquid Facelifts – The Latest, Hottest Cosmetic Trend

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By Dr. Corey Hartman Our skin is always on the frontline of our lives, constantly exposed to various environmental and lifestyle factors that can eventually take a toll on its beauty. Aging, pollution, UV rays, diet, smoking, and alcohol can cause our skin to look older than we wish it to be. Even so, your natural, youthful beauty should never be overcast by the signs of time. Luckily, there are safe and efficient solutions that can help you rediscover your face’s beauty, including one such development known as the liquid facelift. A Revolutionary Way To Rediscover Your Beauty A Liquid Facelift is a non-surgical, minimally-invasive procedure that can help you… read more

Best Cellulite Treatments – Smooth Legs At Last

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By Dr. Corey Hartman Unfortunately, cellulite needs no introduction. Long the bane of legs, thighs, buttocks, and stomachs, cellulite has compelled mankind to rethink beach trips, question dress choices, and purchase any number of “miracle creams” that don’t seem to do a thing. But cellulite doesn’t have to be the bogeyman of vacations or trips to the department store. These days, cosmetic technology can treat cellulite like never before. At Skin Wellness Dermatology in Birmingham, AL, and Chelsea, AL, you’ll find several cellulite solutions that can help you achieve the smoother legs, thighs, buttocks, and stomach of your dreams. But what is cellulite? What are the best ways to treat… read more