Be sure to take care of yourself during your Fourth of July Festivities.

Hydration is key to maintaining healthy cells. Be sure to drink enough fluids while protecting your skin with sunscreen and antioxidants. Antioxidants internally promote wellness and decrease free radicals which contribute to heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Also, Antioxidants in your skin care products can do a lot for the health and appearance of your skin, including reducing the signs of aging, and decreasing the damage skin cells by reducing the production of free … [Read more...]

Kybella® – Say Bye-Bye to Double Chins

Do you have some extra fullness beneath your chin? Maybe it's something you've had your whole life, something that developed over the years, or something you noticed recently. This condition is called submental fullness, which some people refer to as "a double chin." Until recently, surgery involving anesthesia was the best option for anyone looking to achieve a sharper, tighter jawline. Not anymore!!! KYBELLA® is the only injectable substance that the FDA has approved to dissolve stubborn … [Read more...]

PDO Threads – Let’s get a Lift for the Holidays!

PDO Thread lifting is an effective cosmetic technique that can lift, reframe and support parts of the face and body by inducing collagen production. It can help to tighten sagging skin tissues. PDO therapy can be used on the cheeks, brow, jawline, neck, naso-labial folds, marionette lines, arms, thighs and abdomen. The lifting effect is at its peak after 6 months when collagen has formed around the threads, and lasts between 2-3 years. … [Read more...]

Almost Fall: Time for Micro-Needling/Dermapen

Micro-Needling has become an extremely popular treatment in the past few years. This treatment works extremely well on acne scarring, so it is often known by younger patients. Micro-Needling is also affordable, relatively painless, and has little downtime compared to its laser counterparts, making it popular with all ages. For all these reasons, Micro-Needling is often the first of the “bigger” treatments that we introduce to our clients. This therapy works well as a stand-alone treatment or … [Read more...]

Help for Hyperhidrosis

Do you have an important event this summer and don’t want to sweat through that pretty dress or shirt? Did you know Botox might help? BOTOX® (onabotulinumtoxinA) can be injected into the skin to treat the symptoms of severe underarm sweating (severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis) when medicines used on the skin (topical) do not work well enough in people 18 years and older. It is not known whether BOTOX® is safe or effective for severe sweating anywhere other than your armpits. If … [Read more...]

VelaShape™ | Treat Yourself to a Smoother, Sexier Figure!

Hate that annoying cellulite on your abdomen, thighs or buttocks?  Well VelaShapes could be your answer. What is VelaShape? VelaShape™ is the only FDA cleared device that effectively and safely contours, shapes and slims the body by reducing cellulite and firming problem areas in as little as 4 to 6 treatments. Come in for a free consult with Leslie and see if VelaShapes is right for you.   … [Read more...]

What is HyperPigmentation?

Hyper-pigmentation is a common, usually harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the surrounding skin.  There are various types of hyper-pigmentation which are commonly referred to as freckles, age spots, liver spots, or as I battle constantly, melasma.  The darkening of the pigment occurs when excess melanin (the brown pigment that produces normal skin color) forms deposits in the skin. It can be a result of hormonal changes, pregnancy or sun exposure.  Other … [Read more...]

Time to Get Back on Track

The kids are back to school and the weather is changing.  That means it's time to get back on track with your skin care routine and put your best face forward. Our personalized “3 Layer Ultra-Sonic Peel” cleanses, exfoliates and nourishes your skin.  It promotes a clear, well-hydrated complexion, and can help your skin look years younger. These treatments have no ‘down-time’ and can be done in as little as 30-45 minutes.  Perfect for a lunch break or between school … [Read more...]

Leslie’s Tip on Sunscreen

Wear your sunscreen, please! We always hear that we need to wear sunscreen every day and yet many still resist. But Why? There are many studies that prove there are benefits to daily sunscreen use. But a picture speaks 1000 words. The man in this picture is real and his results are from years of driving a truck and not using sunscreen. You can see that the left side of his face (driver side of his face) is years older than the right, which faced into the cab of the truck. He has lost … [Read more...]

Leslie’s Tip on Healing Bruises

Bruises are not only uncomfortable, they also attract unwanted attention. Throughout the ages, people have found a lot of ways to treat these bothersome wounds. One way is by the use of eggs. If you have extra eggs in your kitchen, use them to get rid of your bruises. Check the bruise. Determine whether the bruise is serious or not. An egg helps remove only minor bruises. Find out if you have cuts, broken bones, and other injuries underneath your bruise. Go to the doctor if you … [Read more...]