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Rosacea

Welcome to AFYA Skin and Body Clinic

The word AFYA means healthy in the African language of Swahili. To Joelle Rodenburgh, owner of AFYA Skin and Body Clinic located on Suffolk Street, being healthy overall, inside and out, is very important.  “It’s all about confidence,” says Rodenburgh. “Feeling confident inside, radiates on the outside and having great skin often helps with that overall glow and feeling.”   AFYA Skin and Body Clinic first opened its doors in November 2016 and has been helping women and men achieve more than just beautiful skin ever since. “I started AFYA to help empower people, to help them feel comfortable in their skin and help them to feel confident that their appearance reflects […]

Is the Cold Weather Wreaking Havoc On Your Skin?

Baby it’s cold outside, but that doesn’t mean your skin has to suffer. Winter skin can come with a whole realm of problems. Dry air makes for dehydrated skin, leading to itching and flaking. The cold temperatures and strong winds lead to a compromised barrier on the skin and leave you feeling raw. Attempting to over moisturize with the wrong products can cause acne, dull complexion and a variety of other skin imperfections. That being said, winter isn’t a time you should fear your skin. At AFYA Skin and Body Clinic we have just the tools to keep you glowing, even in the dark days of winter. Here are 7 helpful […]

VBlog #2, Why Vitamin C Serums are So Important!

We at AFYA Skin and Body Clinic believe that Healthy Skin is achievable using the latest technology, performed by the most knowledgeable staff at a reasonable price!  Combining this with SkinCeuticals Vitamin C Serums are the best options for preventing and healing aging skin!

The Meaning of AFYA- VBlog #1

AFYA Skin and Body Clinic is happy to launch our Video Blog series discussing the importance of Health Skin and a Healthy Body.  AFYA comes from a Swahili word that means Healthy.  We believe that achieving healthy skin is the same thing as achieving beautiful skin.  We welcome you to come in for a complimentary healthy skin assessment today!  519-803-7435

Types of Rosacea and Excess Redness

There are four subtypes of Rosacea: 1. Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: Redness, flushing, visible blood vessels. 2. Papulopustular rosacea: Redness, swelling, and acne-like breakouts. 3. Phymatous rosacea: Skin thickens and has a bumpy texture. 4. Ocular rosacea: Eyes red and irritated, eyelids can be swollen, and sty-like bumps. There are many triggers that can increase the temporary and long term severity of the rosacea on the skin. While many clients can not avoid all of the triggers, but it is good to have the information needed make the best decisions to protect your skin’s health. The following is a list of the main triggers and tips on protecting yourself: ● Sun Exposure- […]

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