Blog

Fighting Dull Skin? 3 Ways to Fix Your Complexion

Microdermabrasion tampa wesley chapel floridaAfter a long, harsh summer in the Florida sun, your skin might be looking less than its best. You don’t want to welcome the celebrations of the autumn and winter seasons will dull, lackluster skin. Fortunately, the following treatments can help you reverse skin damage and improve your complexion.

Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a versatile treatment choice for damaged skin because it isn’t limited to solving just one or two skin concerns. A handheld microdermabrasion tool exfoliates the skin by sloughing away dead, dull, and tired skin cells. At the same time, a light vacuum suctions the cells away to leave the skin clear and smooth.

Since this process removes the top layer of skin, it accelerates cell regeneration and reveals undamaged, youthful skin. As a result, microdermabrasion can minimize and even reverse fine lines, age spots, acne scars, hyperpigmentation, dullness, large pores, rough texture, and more!

In addition to being quick and painless, microdermabrasion is also a cumulative treatment. In other words, if you receive a microdermabrasion treatment on a regular basis, you will notice dramatic results over the long term. The exfoliation process, especially when done consistently, prevents dead skin from accumulating and dulling the face. It also ensures that skin cells are efficiently renewing themselves. This prevents signs of damage from lingering on the surface of the skin. Continue reading “Fighting Dull Skin? 3 Ways to Fix Your Complexion”

Contouring the Jawline Without Surgery

Ultherapy tampaIt’s easy to overlook your neck and jawline until you enter your forties or fifties. That’s the point when many women and men realize that excess fat and sagging skin are making them look older than they should.

Unfortunately, the jawline is nearly impossible to sculpt and chisel with just healthy eating and exercise habits.  If you want to embrace elegant, swan-like features along your neck and jawline, the following non-surgical treatments can help.

CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting has changed the bodies and lives of countless men and women since it became FDA-cleared to eliminate stubborn fat from the stomach, waistline, and thighs. However, CoolSculpting can do much more than sculpt the body; it can also contour the jawline.

CoolSculpting uses controlled cooling to safely freeze, kill, and eliminate the “double chin” effect that is usually resistant to diet and exercise. This simple and painless treatment creates results over a three-month period. As long as you maintain a healthy lifestyle, your longer, slimmer, more defined jawline will last indefinitely. Continue reading “Contouring the Jawline Without Surgery”

Injectables as Preventatives: How to Slow the Hands of Time

Cosmetic injectables like Botox and Juvederm are powerful aesthetic tools for men and women who want to fight signs of aging like wrinkles and sunken cheeks. Though they are best known for reversing existing signs of aging, injectables actually offer powerful preventative properties to stop aging before it begins. Here’s what you should know about using injectables to slow the hands of time.

Hyaluronic Acid Slows Volume Loss

Your face slowly loses its youthful plumpness and volume as a result of reduced collagen production over time. Fillers like Juvederm and Restylane that are formulated with hyaluronic acid can actually trigger new collagen growth by “stretching” the skin in a way that stimulates wound healing.

Research suggests that this collagen stimulation continues even after the dermal filler metabolizes into the body. This means that hyaluronic acid fillers not only reverse signs of aging by filling wrinkles and replacing lost volume, but they also help the skin repair itself. You can expect a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance with the preventative use of dermal fillers. Continue reading “Injectables as Preventatives: How to Slow the Hands of Time”

CoolSculpting 101: Will I Lose Weight?

coolsculptingCoolSculpting is the world’s favorite non-invasive fat-reduction procedure. Millions of procedures have been performed in countries across the globe as men and women alike discover the benefits of this quick, non-surgical cosmetic treatment.

CoolSculpting uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn pockets of fat on the body, but that doesn’t make it a weight loss tool. Here’s what you should know.

Body Contouring vs. Weight Loss: What’s the DIfference?

From the time you become a teenager, the number of fat cells in your body never changes. If you gain weight, it means that your fat cells are growing larger, not multiplying. If you lose weight, it simply means your fat cells are shrinking, but they are not disappearing.

Body contouring, on the other hand, improves the shape and tone of underlying tissue after weight loss has occurred. CoolSculpting is considered a body contouring treatment rather than weight loss solution because it actually freezes, kills, and eliminates fat cells.

This means that you will not lose a significant amount of weight with CoolSculpting. You may notice a slight decrease in your weight after targeted excess fat filters out of your body, but the biggest difference will be the way you look: thinner, slimmer, and more contoured. Your clothes will fit better and you’ll regain your confidence. Continue reading “CoolSculpting 101: Will I Lose Weight?”

Shave Years Off Your Appearance with Ultherapy

If you glance at a recent picture of Christie Brinkley, you might assume that she is 40 or 45, but you would never guess that she is 63 years old. Brinkley credits her youthful appearance to Ultherapy, the simple and non-invasive procedure that revives the body’s natural collagen and elastin to lift and tighten sagging skin.

If you want to look more like Brinkley, a series of Ultherapy treatments is your secret weapon. As an FDA-approved treatment to lift and tighten the neck, chin, and brow, Ultherapy can reverse unwanted signs of aging and help you shave years off your appearance. Continue reading “Shave Years Off Your Appearance with Ultherapy”

3 Things You Can Do to Repair Summer Skin Damage

Microdermabrasion tampa wesley chapel floridaSummer is a time of luxury and relaxation, but it’s also prime skin damage season. If you’re entering the new autumn season with noticeable signs of sun damage marrying your complexion, you can use any of the following treatments to repair your skin health. These treatments are quick, simple, and support your skin’s ongoing wellness.

Lytera

SkinMedica’s Lytera Skin Brightening Complex is one of the line’s most popular products because it is capable of brightening dull skin and minimizing the appearance of skin discoloration and dark spots. It is designed to improve clarity and overall appearance of the skin in as little as four weeks. Continue reading “3 Things You Can Do to Repair Summer Skin Damage”

CoolSculpting 101: What to Do Before and After Your Appointment

coolsculptingYou know by now that CoolSculpting is a ground-breaking non-invasive body contouring treatment that has the power to permanently eliminate your most stubborn body fat. Bra fat, saddle bags, love handles, and belly pooches don’t stand a chance against CoolSculpting.

In order to make the most of your CoolSculpting appointment and enjoy dramatic, defined results, make sure to use these before and after tips. Your extra preparation will pay off in the form of permanent results!

Before CoolSculpting: Reach Your Ideal Weight

CoolSculpting is a simple treatment, so it doesn’t require too much preparation. Reaching your ideal weight is the best way to ensure your CoolSculpting results match your vision and last over time.

Since CoolSculpting is a body contouring procedure, not a weight loss tool, it cannot help you lose a significant amount of weight. Instead, CoolSculpting will remove stubborn pockets of fat to restore a slimmer and more attractive appearance on your legs, arms, abdomen, or chin. If you adopt healthy eating and exercise habits before CoolSculpting, you just need to maintain them after your treatment to enjoy your results for years to come. Continue reading “CoolSculpting 101: What to Do Before and After Your Appointment”

SkinMedica: Choosing the Best At-Home Skin Care Products

Vibrant skin isn’t created by itself, especially as you get older. The cumulative effects of age, sun damage, and decreased collagen production can only be reversed with the help of a committed at-home skin care routine.

But which products are proven to deliver true, visible results? SkinMedica is your answer. This product line has dedicated years of research to formulate advanced skin care products that deliver optimal results by working with your skin’s natural healing properties.

Skin Care Rooted in Science

All SkinMedica products are backed by clinical data and proven to promote the long-term health of your skin. Most notably, SkinMedica offers a Tissue Nutrient Solution Recovery Complex that is the first topical growth factor solution of its kind. The growth factors are clinically shown to reduce the appearance of skin discoloration and improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by stimulating accelerated tissue healing and replacement. Continue reading “SkinMedica: Choosing the Best At-Home Skin Care Products”

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about CoolSculpting but Were Afraid to Ask

CoolSculpting used to be Hollywood’s best kept secret, but it has now become a favorite for men and women across the country. This fat-busting treatment contours the body to combat stubborn pockets of fat and restore your ideal body image. If you’re eager to take advantage of this innovative treatment, you may be wondering about the following questions.

Where Does That Extra Fat Go When It Disappears?

CoolSculpting permanently destroys about 20 percent of your unwanted fat during each treatment. More than 5,000 study patients and 75 published papers have carefully studied CoolSculpting results to determine that the targeted use of cold does destroy fat cells in the treated area. Fat cells crystalize and gradually get reabsorbed into the body to be naturally excreted. This process does not impact the level of fat in your blood, but it does effectively remove unwanted fat from your body. Continue reading “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about CoolSculpting but Were Afraid to Ask”

How to Optimize Your CoolSculpting Results

There is a reason CoolSculpting has become every celebrity’s secret beauty weapon: it actually works! CoolSculpting is an FDA-cleared, non-surgical way to eliminate unwanted fat in your most troublesome spots. It doesn’t just temporarily slim your figure; CoolSculpting actually freezes and kills fat cells to permanently contour your body.

CoolSculpting does give you the results you want to see, but it doesn’t protect you from future weight gain. Fortunately, there are certain measures you can take to optimize your results and ensure they last indefinitely.

Understand the Difference Between Fat Reduction and Weight Loss

Fat reduction and weight loss sound like the same concept, but they are distinctly different actions that impact your fat cells in unique ways. Your body contains a fixed number of fat cells. You gain weight when those fat cells grow larger, and you lose weight when those fat cells shrink. However, losing weight can never change the actual quantity of your fat cells. Continue reading “How to Optimize Your CoolSculpting Results”