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What is an IPL Photofacial?

What is an IPL Photofacial and why you would need one?  IPL stands for Intense Pulse Light. Intense Pulse Light is a high powered computer controlled flash gun. The best time to get an IPL Photofacial treatment is in the Fall or Winter months. The treatment is not recommended for dark/tanned skin. What does an …

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5 Must Haves For Your Skin Routine

If there are 5 things we would recommend to everyone, no matter the skin type, it would be:  1. Never skip washing your face. Regular skin cleansing is critical to maintaining healthy-looking skin.  2. Exfoliate often. Exfoliating eliminates toxins and impurities and clears out the dirt that builds up in your pores day after day. We love Complexion Renewal …

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Laser Stretch Mark Treatment

What Exactly Are Stretch Marks? Stretch marks, medically known as striae distensae, are scarring that can occur due to stretched skin on the body. They are found in the dermis, the central layer of the skin responsible for elasticity and form, and create wavy red, purple, silver, or white stretch marks. Stretch Marks: What Causes Them? …

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What is Skin Tox BOTOX?

Skin-Tox is a popular injectable treatment using small amounts of neurotoxins like BOTOX® or Dysport® and is injected superficially into the skin. This technique helps to soften fine lines while maintaining your natural facial movement. This technique may also help temporarily reduce sweating in the treated areas. Traditional neurotoxin injections are typically injected into the …

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Emsculpt Muscle Treatments

Emsculpt Muscle Treatments

What is EMSCULPT®? Emsculpt muscle treatments are a one-of-a-kind technique that assists both men and women gain muscle. The EMSCULPT treatment is similar to an intense workout. EMSCULPT helps you gain muscle and shape your physique. It is a high-intensity electromagnetic treatment that is used to expand existing muscles and generate new muscle fibers. The …

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Morpheus8 Questions Asked and Answered

What Is Morpheus8? The Morpheus8 system uses an FDA-cleared technology called Radio Frequency Energy, which delivers controlled thermal injury to your skin’s dermis and epidermis layers. The RF waves penetrate deeply through the tissue, creating microchannels or ‘micro tunnels’ within the skin’s collagen matrix. These tiny channels allow new blood vessels to grow and mature, …

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What is Hydroquinone?

Hydroquinone works to block enzymes, tyrosinase, that allows for the transfer of pigment from pigment-producing cells to skin cells where pigment becomes visible. Hydroquinone cannot exceed 2% in over-the-counter products, which means it takes longer to see results. Hydroquinone is available up to 4% and can only be prescribed by a licenced medical professional. The …

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