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5 Skin Rejuvenation Treatments To Enhance Your Facelift Results

Woman in Los Angeles, CA smiling after enhancing her facelift results with BOTOX

When it comes to facial rejuvenation, there are few surgical procedures as popular or effective as the facelift. At our Torrance practice, people say they look and feel years younger after the surgery. For those who love their results and want to keep looking as young as possible for as long as possible, skin rejuvenation treatments are often the secret ingredient. Read on to learn more about a few of our favorite skin rejuvenation treatments for enhancing the anti-aging effects of your facelift. Microneedling Stimulate …

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6 Things You Need to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Woman laying by pool who has received laser hair removal treatment in Los Angeles, CA.

With warmer weather finally here, people are pulling out their swimsuits, tank tops, and shorts. Men and women are looking for ways to have smooth, hair-free bodies. There are many different treatment options when it comes to removing unwanted hair. But laser hair removal at our Los Angeles-area med spa is one of the most effective, permanent solutions.  Curious if this treatment is right for you? Here are 6 important things to consider before your first laser hair removal appointment. 1) Treatments take only minutes.  …

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Mommy Makeover- Get that Glow

If I could have the skin of anyone it wouldn’t be JLo (although her glow IS amazing), it would be our esthetician, Erica. She has this gorgeous, clear, vibrant, and silky skin that seems too perfect to be attainable. I met with her for my skin analysis and facial (our New Patient Facial is complimentary for every new client to our spa) and she asked me what my goals were for my skin. I explained that the primary concerns were pore size in my T-zone …

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A New Mommy and Her Makeover

My Mommy Makeover - The Beginning About 4 months ago I had a baby. He is insanely adorable- all cheeks with a toothless smile that could melt the heart of the abominable snowman. He was unplanned (don't judge) and by far, the most exciting surprise of my life. I worked really hard the first trimester to not gain a ton of weight by eating really clean and exercising often. By the second trimester most of that intention was violently thrown out the window. Between the …

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After Breast Cancer: Areola and Nipple Tattoos for Breast Reconstruction

Woman's shoulders and chest (MODEL)

Many breast cancer survivors often don't know they can put the finishing touches on their breast reconstruction with cosmetic tattooing. The art of areola and nipple breast tattoos has emerged as a remarkable solution, offering a path to regaining both physical and emotional wholeness. In this blog post, we'll explore the significance of post-breast cancer areola and nipple tattoos for our Los Angeles breast reconstruction patients, shedding light on the transformative power of this unique option. Finding the Right Breast Reconstruction Tattoo Artist As with …

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Skincare Recommendations- Jen’s Beauty Tips

The concept of beauty is such a personal experience and one I am passionate about. I have spent a great amount of time finding the right balance for my skin and I like to center my patients’ treatments based on their skin’s needs, but also their goals. There is a misconception that in order to have great skin and look our best that there is only one route that works. I had to learn over the years that it’s not just one particular thing that …

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Acne: Not just a teenage problem

Acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States. But it is not just a teenage problem. The American Academy of Dermatology reports 80 percent of adults between the ages of 20 and 30 suffer from mild to moderate acne. It can be a frustrating problem, especially when you thought you had left your skin problems behind in your teens. Acne is caused by three major factors: Overproduction of oil by enlarged oil glands in the skin Blockage of the hair follicles that …

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Micro-Needling Yields Macro Results!

Want more youthful skin? Say "yes" to (also known as CIT or Collagen Induction Therapy), an amazing skin treatment that improves fine lines; fades scars (including stretch marks); reduces melasma and other pigmentation, and tightens sagging skin. How Does Micro-Needling Work? As collagen production declines with aging, the skin begins to decline in tightness, brightness, and luminosity. Micro-needling increases natural collagen by creating very tiny "wounds" in the skin with 12 micro-needles housed in the sterile tip of a MicroPen™. As these wounds heal, collagen production increases, resulting in visible improvement in aging …

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Small Treatments That Make a Big Difference!

Looking for ways to improve your appearance that don’t require surgery and won’t break the bank? We’ve got ‘em! Here are some of our staff’s favorite beauty treatments! Hand Rejuvenation: If your hands look older than your face, an IPL treatment plus dermal filler will reduce wrinkles and plump the back of your hands for a softer, younger look! Collagen Boost: Want to stimulate collagen and improve facial tone and texture? Sculptra® plus micro-needling does the trick! Have a recessed chin? Before you have surgery, …

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Top Ten Travel Tips for Beautiful Skin

Whether you're taking a weekend car trip, a cross-country train excursion or flying to an exotic locale, you want to look your very best! These Top Ten Travel Tips for Beautiful Skin will keep your trip and your skin happy! PS: Obagi's travel-size Nu-Derm set is on sale during June or while supplies last! 1. Moisturize If you’re flying the friendly skies, apply extra moisturizer the night before your flight to increase your skin’s hydration before exposing your skin to the cabin pressure’s dry air. 2. Make Some Mist Purchase a …

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