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Eclipse Micro-Needling Skin Resurfacing: Preparing For Your Treatment

Does tired, dull, damaged skin stare back at you in the mirror? If so, it is a sign that the aging process and harmful environmental factors have combined to deteriorate your skin quality and appearance.

Fortunately, it’s pretty simple to reverse that damage and restore vitality to your skin. Microneedling is a powerful treatment that resurfaces the skin by triggering accelerated healing, which is why it’s considered one of the best-kept secrets in the beauty industry. Here’s what you should know about preparing for your own Eclipse Micro-Needling skin resurfacing treatment before the holidays.

What Is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that creates tiny, controlled injuries to stimulate healing deep in the dermis. This comfortable and simple procedure uses an Eclipse Dermapen with 12 tiny, painless needles. As the Micropen glides across your skin, the points create controlled injuries at various depths in your skin. This stimulates the body’s natural reaction to produce collagen, growth factors, and cytokines to fill and heal the wounds.

Though you can’t even feel the injuries that microneedling creates, those injuries immediately initiate collagen and elastin synthesis that makes it possible for the skin tissue to regenerate and heal. Everything from skin tone and texture to wrinkles and pitted acne scars can be treated with microneedling! Continue reading “Eclipse Micro-Needling Skin Resurfacing: Preparing For Your Treatment” »

Look Fantastic For the Holidays: Planning Your Cosmetic Treatments in Advance

If you’re bothered by unwanted signs of aging when you look in the mirror, you’re not alone. Women of all ages feel frustrated by wrinkles, volume loss, and other cosmetic blemishes. These skin issues can feel especially blatant during the holiday season as you bounce from one celebration to another. If you want to wow your family and friends this year with a youthful and rejuvenated appearance, now is the time to start planning.

IPL Laser Skin Rejuvenation

IPL Photorejuvenation is an easy and effective way to smooth your skin tone, rejuvenate your complexion, and embrace skin that you feel proud to flaunt. IPL lasers emit a range of lightwaves that are absorbed to damage the walls of blood vessels and fragment unwanted melanin pigment. This damage forces the vessels and melanin to die and become absorbed by the body, rendering them less visible on the surface of the skin.

Though IPL treatment does not require any downtime or recovery period, it may take up to 10 days for your pigmentation and blood vessels to fade from sight. Schedule this procedure at least two weeks before any major social events to ensure your skin looks its best.

Volumizing and Smoothing Dermal Fillers

Volumizing fillers are used specifically to add lost volume back into the face. Many like Juvederm are formulated with hyaluronic acid to create a youthful contour and subtle lift for as long as two years with proper care. Smoothing fillers, meanwhile, range from delicate to firm and serve the purpose of smoothing wrinkles and lines across the face. Some target lip lines while others focus on the glabellar lines between the brows.

Most dermal fillers, especially those with hyaluronic acid, create immediately visible results. However, it does take a few days for the filler to “settle” into your skin, so it’s best to schedule any injectable treatment at least one week before your social engagements. Continue reading “Look Fantastic For the Holidays: Planning Your Cosmetic Treatments in Advance” »

Is Your Neck Giving Away Your Age? Consider Botox

Time and age do more than put wrinkles on your face. As you get older, you may also notice your neck looking saggy and wrinkled. It’s also common for women to develop vertical bands along the neck. These changes are subtle but can play a major role in your diminished confidence and overall youthful appearance.

If you want to rejuvenate your neck to look younger and healthier, consider using Botox.

Why Does the Neck Start to Age?

More than ever before, men and women are using non-surgical cosmetic enhancement methods to keep their faces looking smooth, young, and radiant. However, most people forget to care for their neck and chest with the same enthusiasm.

This can be a problem as aging continues because continual sun exposure, hormone fluctuations, and reduced production of collagen and elastin in the skin all culminate in wrinkled, sagging neck skin that only a turtleneck sweater can hide.

If your skin is unable to produce enough elastin and collagen, it can’t fight these signs of aging to return to its normal appearance. While there are plenty of preventative measures that can help keep collagen production churning longer than normal, eventually the skin needs an extra boost from an outside source in order to properly regenerate itself. This is where Botox becomes a valuable cosmetic treatment. Continue reading “Is Your Neck Giving Away Your Age? Consider Botox” »

Ditch the Razor With Laser Hair Removal: 3 Reasons to Give It a Try

The average adult woman shaves her legs and underarms at least 200 times per year! Think of everything you could accomplish if so many hours of your life were not wasted shaving. Laser hair removal can give you that freedom! You’re probably familiar with laser hair removal, so here are three reasons you should give it a try.

First, What Is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is proven to reduce the hair that grows on the treated areas of your body. You can treat nearly any area on your face or body! Laser hair removal uses a concentrated beam of laser light that is absorbed by the pigment (or color) in your hair. This causes severe and lasting damage to your hair follicle. Once all of your hair follicles in a specific location, like your underarms or legs, become permanently disabled, they stop growing hair and leave your skin smooth and silky. Continue reading “Ditch the Razor With Laser Hair Removal: 3 Reasons to Give It a Try” »

What’s On Your Pre-Holiday Checklist?

The Holiday Season is nearly here, so you may already be planning the gifts you buy your coworkers or the dessert you bring to Thanksgiving dinner. What cosmetic goals are on your list? Use this pre-holiday checklist to make sure you are giving your skin and body the TLC it needs ahead of the chaotic holiday season.

Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a treatment designed to exfoliate your skin and stimulate collagen production. Just one microdermabrasion treatment can reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and acne scarring while totally refreshing and rejuvenating your skin. You’ll enter the holiday season looking and feeling like a revitalized version of yourself. You can even add this into a monthly or bi-monthly routine to keep your skin fresh.

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Belotero for Fine Lines around the Eyes and Mouth

The skin around your eyes and mouth is thin and delicate. As you age and your skin starts to lose its natural elasticity and firmness, fine lines start to develop around your eyes and mouth. These wrinkles aren’t like deep nasolabial folds that disappear with an injection of a heavier hyaluronic acid dermal fillers like Juvederm.

Instead, the fine lines around your eyes and mouth need to be treated with a gentler filler like Belotero. Belotero is a lighter hyaluronic acid filler that offers important differences from other HA fillers like Juvederm and Restylane.

The Belotero Difference

Belotero was specifically formulated for women who have started to notice stubborn lines above their lips, wrinkles developing around the mouth, and fine lines showing near the eyes. Its proprietary Cohesive Polydensified Matrix (CPM) produces an incredibly smooth and flexible gel that completely integrates into the skin tissue. This allows Belotero to work in a way few other fillers can by blending into the natural skin structure and subtly smoothing out facial lines and wrinkles. Continue reading “Belotero for Fine Lines around the Eyes and Mouth” »

Botox for Hyperhidrosis: What You Need to Know

Sweating is a fact of life, but if you sweat so much that normal deodorants and antiperspirants barely have an effect, you could have a condition called hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is a medical problem that causes excessive sweating on the palms, feet, underarms, and/or head.

You understand how easily excessive sweating can interfere with normal activities and become a major source of embarrassment, but there’s good news! Simple treatments like Botox can actually minimize your sweating to normal, healthy levels and help you take back your life.

Do You Have Hyperhidrosis? Continue reading “Botox for Hyperhidrosis: What You Need to Know” »

Creating a Solid At-Home Skincare Routine with Skinade

We all want beautiful, radiant skin, yet we overlook one of the most important parts of an at-home skincare routine that nourishes youthful skin. You need more than topical products like toner and moisturizer to maintain healthy, vibrant skin – you also need to nurture your skin from within.

Skinade makes this possible! Skinade is a results-driven and hassle-free skincare drink designed to boost your skin health. Here’s what you should know about using this innovative product to transform your complexion.

What Is Skinade? Continue reading “Creating a Solid At-Home Skincare Routine with Skinade” »

Treating Melasma: What You Need to Know

If you have dark, discolored patches on your skin, you are probably one of the millions of  women in American suffering from melasma. Though melasma isn’t dangerous, most people are unhappy with the appearance of this skin discoloration. Fortunately, there are three safe and easy ways to treat melasma and restore clear, healthy skin. Here’s what you need to know!

What Is Melasma?

Melasma is a skin condition that causes discoloration across the cheeks, forehead, chin, nose, neck, and forearms. It is likely caused by hormone sensitivity, sun exposure, and stress. Pregnancy is also a leading contributing factor to melasma, which explains why 90% of all melasma occurs in women. Some cases of melasma disappear on their own, especially in cases related to pregnancy, but many melasma cases require additional treatments to fade. Continue reading “Treating Melasma: What You Need to Know” »

Stimulate New Hair Growth with Platelet Rich Plasma

Nearly 100 million men and women in America suffer from significant hair loss and balding. If you are one of the 100 million, you know exactly how embarrassing and frustrating hair loss can be. Worse yet, the creams, shampoos, and medications commonly used to treat hair loss cause a range of unpleasant side effects and rarely deliver sustainable results.

If you want to regrow your hair naturally and enjoy the results permanently, there actually is a solution! Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has emerged as a hair regrowth treatment that poses virtually no side effects. Could PRP finally be the solution you’ve been looking for to stimulate new hair growth?

How Does PRP Achieve Hair Growth? Continue reading “Stimulate New Hair Growth with Platelet Rich Plasma” »