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How IPL Laser Treatment Can Replenish Your Skin

Aging, skin conditions, sun exposure, and other events can discolor your skin, make the tone uneven, or produce fine lines and wrinkles. While there are many treatments for making your skin look fresh and young, the best treatment available for evening skin tone and resolving blemishes is IPL laser treatment. Learn what it is, how it works, and why you should try it.

What Is an IPL Laser?

The IPL laser is intense pulsed light laser. The focused pulsed light is directed at the target areas of the skin. This laser is able to lighten skin without affecting the healthy skin around the target area. It is safe for most skin types, and does not take long to complete. Results take 3 to 10 days and vary by individual.

Your IPL Treatment

IPL treatments are usually very quick and painless appointments. Your treatment will begin with a topical anesthetic to minimize discomfort during the procedure. After the procedure, it will seem as though you have a mild sunburn. Your skin will darken and flake off, with the desired results sometimes taking 3 to 10 days as the skin recovers. You may notice some immediate effects of blemishes caused by blood vessels immediately in some cases. Most people who benefit from IPL laser treatment only require one session to get the desired results. Continue reading “How IPL Laser Treatment Can Replenish Your Skin”

Top 3 Ways to Get Your Skin Ready for Summer

Summertime is a great time to get outdoors, have outings with friends and family, and enjoy vacations. Through all of the activity, you want to look and feel your best. Getting your skin ready for summer now will ensure you look beautiful and refreshed at all your summertime events. There are three great ways to prepare your skin for summer.

Facials

We offer many different types of facials to suit every skin type. There are facials designed specifically for rejuvenating and cleansing the skin, facials to fight acne, and facials to help your skin appear tighter and firmer. The Vitamin C facial is a great way to get nutrients into the skin to protect it in the summer breeze and sun. Continue reading “Top 3 Ways to Get Your Skin Ready for Summer”

Get Long-Lasting Results with Sculptra

Every woman fights against the signs of aging. As you get older, collagen and elastin production in your body naturally decreases, which leads to volume loss, lines, wrinkles, and loose skin. There are a lot of options for dermal fillers to reverse the effects of aging. The longest lasting of these options is Sculptra.

How Sculptra Works

Sculptra is a dermal filler that requires several treatments to get the desired results. The active ingredient in Sculptra is l-lactic acid. This compound stimulates your body’s own collagen production, which will tighten your skin, create volume, and smooth your skin. With each treatment, more collagen is produced until you get the results you desire. Because Sculptra works with your body’s natural processes, the results are much longer lasting than other dermal fillers.

How Many Treatments?

Sculptra is not a quick fix for lines and wrinkles, but it is a long-lasting solution. It takes several treatments of Sculptra before you will have the results you are looking for. Most women have the most benefit from about three treatments. These treatments are spread out about one every three weeks. At the end of the process, you will have smoother, tighter, younger-looking skin. Continue reading “Get Long-Lasting Results with Sculptra”

Tighten and Rejuvenate Your Skin with PRP Facials

aesthetic medicine tampaAging often can make skin less elastic or voluminous, and many people attempt to correct this with dermal fillers and other treatments. There is an all-natural, safe, and long-lasting option other than dermal fillers for tightening and rejuvenating the skin. PRP facials are a great new advance in aesthetic enhancement that allow you to enjoy rejuvenated skin naturally and effectively.

What is PRP?

PRP stands for platelet rich plasma. The platelets in your blood carry protein growth factors that help the body produce collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. These three components that are naturally produced by your body help to keep skin elastic, tight, and youthful in appearance. With PRP facials, the platelets in your blood are extracted, concentrated, then injected into the target area to stimulate the production of these three elements.

Why It Works

PRP facials work well for tightening and rejuvenating skin because the PRP therapy helps to stimulate the production of elastin, hyaluronic acid, and collagen. These are what keep skin youthful, tight, and full of volume. Often, clients get the results they are looking for with PRP facials, which are healthier and more natural than dermal fillers. The results can last quite a long time, although individual results will vary. Continue reading “Tighten and Rejuvenate Your Skin with PRP Facials”

Know the Facts About Chemical Peels

Taking care of your skin will help it to stay healthy and youthful for a very long time. One of the best ways to do this is by getting rid of dead skin cells, which opens your pores and allows your skin to breathe again.

The safest way to eliminate dead skin is with a chemical peel. It will also correct uneven tones, reduce the appearance of acne, and diminish fine lines and wrinkles. However, there are some facts you should know about chemical peels and what you can do to make your first experience beneficial.

Prepare Your Skin Before a Chemical Peel

You can get a chemical peel without preparation, but if you want to achieve optimal results, it’s better if you clean your skin and make it as healthy as possible before your appointment. Wash your face with a gentle soap and water, and apply some moisturizer, as a chemical peel can be very drying. As wonderful as a chemical peel is for your face, you want to be able to protect your skin as well. Continue reading “Know the Facts About Chemical Peels”

Transform Your Lips and Mouth with Volbella

One of the signs of aging that many women notice is their lips become thinner and lines begin to form around the mouth. There have been several dermal fillers used over the years to restore fullness to the lips, but few have had the results that Volbella offers. Volbella is from the makers of Juvederm and Botox, which have excellent reputations. If you are looking for a fuller, less lined mouth, consider Volbella injections.

Ease of Application

Getting Volbella for your lips and mouth is a very easy process. Your appointment can take place during an afternoon or on a long lunch. The entire procedure only takes about 20 minutes. The injection is prepared with lidocaine, so you will experience very little discomfort during the procedure. It is minimally invasive, and you will see results almost immediately. There is no recovery time, and you can wash your face and wear makeup as normal.

Maintenance

One of the things that makes Volbella a great dermal filler for the lips and mouth is that it lasts quite a while when compared with other lip fillers. Your results from Volbella could last up to one year, compared to the six months of other lip fillers. About 80 percent of recipients of Volbella are still satisfied with the results a year later. This makes maintenance of your look almost effortless. Continue reading “Transform Your Lips and Mouth with Volbella”

Everything You Need to Know about Dysport

Dysport is a newer injectable that is often preferred over Botox. While Botox remains the most common injectable to eliminate lines and wrinkles, Dysport can give you similar results at a lower price. If you are considering Dysport, these facts about the injectable may help you make your decision.

Comfort and Amount

Dysport is designed to be a painless solution for eliminating fine lines and wrinkles. While Botox will often make you feel pressure in your face while it is working, Dysport does not tend to have this side effect. It can be much more comfortable than Botox.

In addition, less Dysport is required for the same results you can get with Botox. This means that you will have fewer injection sites, decreasing the discomfort of the procedure. Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know about Dysport”

Spring Facials and Peels

The winter months can be very damaging to your skin. One of the best ways to revitalize your skin for spring is to get a facial or chemical peel. These treatments will cleanse and replenish your skin to give you a healthier, more vital look.

Facials

There are quite a few different types of facials. The right facial for you depends on your skin’s condition and sensitivities. Some facials are focused on cleansing the skin and pores, while other facials include hydration and massage. There is also a facial specifically designed for pre-teens to help deter acne and other skin blemishes.

All facials will cleanse your skin and pores, hydrate your skin, and give you a fresher look. The Vitamin C facial is particularly good for adding tone and lift to your face. There is also an accent facial, which contours and tightens without surgical measures. Continue reading “Spring Facials and Peels”

CoolSculpting for Men and Women: Target Areas

girlIf you have heard of CoolSculpting, you may be wondering what areas are best for this treatment. There are several problem areas for men and women that are easily treated with CoolSculpting to give you a leaner look. While some areas are common to both men and women, other areas are more specific to one gender or the other.

Common Shared Target Areas

There are several areas that both men and women typically target with CoolSculpting. These target areas can sometimes have stubborn fat that is difficult to lose and keeps clothes from fitting comfortably. These areas include:

  • Stomach or abdomen
  • Arms
  • Thighs
  • Under buttocks
  • Under the neck (double chin)

Continue reading “CoolSculpting for Men and Women: Target Areas”

Why Radiesse is an Amazing Dermal Filler

For nasolabial folds and cheek contouring, there is no better treatment than Radiesse dermal filler. While you have several options for dermal fillers and treatments to erase those laugh lines and plump your cheeks, Radiesse offers many benefits, and other dermal fillers just don’t measure up.

Stimulates Collagen Production

Collagen is the primary protein responsible for the structure of the skin and its connective tissues. As you get older, collagen production slows or stops. This is in part why wrinkles form, and cheeks lose their definition.

Radiesse is unique from other dermal fillers in that it stimulates collagen production. The amazing dermal filler provides results almost immediately. The filler continues to work for you long after it has been injected as the body produces more collagen in problem areas to prevent wrinkles and folds from returning.

Long Lasting Results

Most dermal fillers only provide results for about 12 months or less. Results with any dermal filler are individual and based on several factors. The average duration of a Radiesse treatment is 18 months. This is due to the collagen production that Radiesse stimulates. Other dermal fillers produce limited results because the filler breaks down over time. Radiesse continues working for you long after the injection, which means results last much longer.

Other Benefits

Getting Radiesse in Tampa shares many benefits with other dermal fillers. The treatments do not take long. You can easily schedule the treatment around your lunch break. There is no need to take the day off for treatments. With the use of lidocaine and expert administration by Tampa professionals, your Radiesse treatment will be virtually pain-free. To learn more about what this amazing dermal filler can do for you, contact us today for a consultation.