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Do not buy skincare on Amazon!

Most people are unaware that it’s illegal for medical grade skincare, such as SkinMedica, to be sold online on any website that is not managed by a medical practice and the product distribution overseen by doctors and nurses. This means that purchasing... (more...)

Do you know the 75/25 secret?

Studies have shown that 75% of your skin’s condition is attributed to your at-home skin care regimen and 25% is attributed to in-office professional treatments. What does that mean? To start, it means using quality medical-grade skin care products at... (more...)

Exciting! Ali had Kybella injected under her chin! 

    “It was finally my turn to have Kybella injected! Although I typically do my own injections, this wasn’t one I looked forward to doing on myself as I can’t exactly see under my chin very easily! So, I trusted Dr. Gregory Buford,... (more...)

What is your skin losing as you age? (Part 2)

Naturally found in skin, hyaluronic acid (HA) acts as the body’s natural hydrator and keeps skin plump, firm and youthful. Between the ages of 40 to 50, skin loses nearly 50% of the hyaluronic acid it had at the age of 20. During the aging process,... (more...)

What is your skin losing as you age? (Part 1)

Hyaluronic Acid (HA): The Formula for Younger-Looking Skin Naturally found in skin, hyaluronic acid (HA) acts as the body’s natural hydrator and keeps skin plump, firm and youthful. Between the ages of 40 to 50, skin loses nearly 50% of the hyaluronic... (more...)

DO YOU HAVE A GOOD EYE CREAM?

The thinnest and most delicate skin on the whole body is around the eyes. It is crucial to protect this delicate skin from harsh environmental pollutants while keeping the skin supple and moisturized. Here in Colorado, we battle high altitude, sun exposure... (more...)

Proven results with Voluma

“As people age, the cheek area can lose volume, causing the cheeks to flatten out and the skin to droop and sag,” says Beverly Hills, CA, dermatologist Derek H. Jones, MD, a clinical investigator in the Juvéderm Voluma™ XC pivotal study. When... (more...)

Bothered by the fullness beneath your chin?

    ABOUT SUBMENTAL FULLNESS Submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin”, is a common yet undertreated facial aesthetic condition. It can impact a broad range of adults, including both men and women, and can be influenced by... (more...)

How long will Juvederm last?

by Ali McCoy, LME, RN, BSN The brochures say that Juvederm Ultra and Ultra Plus will last up to a year. But is that true? Well, honestly, I think that’s a little unrealistic for most people to get that result on their very first Juvederm treatment without... (more...)

How long should permanent makeup last?

by Ali McCoy, RN, BSN It’s called “permanent” but is it really? The short answer is no. Just like a body tattoo, if you want the color to remain vibrant, it needs to be touched up regularly. The biggest difference in body tattoos and permanent makeup... (more...)