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What Skin Concerns Can Be Addressed with a HydraFacial?

The beautiful thing about the HydraFacial treatment is that it addresses multiple skin concerns at once. Everyone can benefit from this facial, and it treats the majority of skincare needs! In just one treatment, the HydraFacial MD can address the following concerns: Fine lines and wrinkles Uneven skin tone and texture Hyperpigmentation (brown spots) Redness Enlarged pores Elasticity and firmness Dry skin Oily and congested…

What’s the Difference between Botox and Filler?

Botox and fillers are both types of cosmetic injectables, but their composition makes them very different. Comparing Botox and filler is really like comparing apples and oranges. Botox Botox is in the neurotoxin, or “toxin,” category. So, all the toxins approved by the US FDA, which includes Botox, Xeomin, Jeuveau and Dysport, are all derived from the botulinum toxin. These toxins work by weakening the…

A Guide for First Time Botox Patients

If you’re concerned with the wrinkles on your forehead or around your eyes, you’ve probably wondered about Botox. Botox is a neurotoxin, or neuromodulator, that works by weakening the wrinkle-causing muscles in the face. Our injectors, Dr. Lamb and Dominique, RN, inject tiny amounts of Botox in the forehead, between the brows, and around the eyes. Botox can also be injected in other facial muscles,…

6 Frequently Asked Questions about Botox

Botox is one of the most popular non-surgical anti-aging treatments- for good reason! Dr. Lamb has been injecting Botox since it was approved by the FDA in 2002. It can be used to smooth wrinkles, lift eyebrow arches, reduce the size of bulky facial muscles (for example, the masseter in the jaw), and for therapeutic benefits such as easing migraines and excessive sweating. While you…

5 Best Things for your Skin during Quarantine in Kansas City

We’re about 5 weeks into COVID-19 quarantine, and we’re all in need of some TLC. We’re desperate for a haircut, fresh manicure, facial, and a happy hour! Until we’re able to go see our fav stylists, nail techs, aestheticians and bartenders, we’ll turn to DIY self-care. For those feeling like their skin needs some help, here are some quarantine skincare tips. Go Without Makeup This…

3 Ways to Enhance Your Eyes

Healthylooks Medspa owners, Dr. Lamb and Carri Lamb, want to use this time in quarantine to share tips they’ve learned in their 20+ years in the aesthetic industry. To begin the “Healthylooks at Home” series, we want to start with the eyes, as they’re the first feature another person notices about you. So, what are three easy ways to nonsurgically enhance your eyes? Botox Permanent…

5 things to know about SPF

Kansas City is warming up, and our staff and patients are raving about the weather! With more time spent in the sun, let’s talk about sunscreen. We appreciate the concern for sunscreen this season, but sunscreen should actually be worn ALL YEAR LONG! We’ve found that there is a lot of misperception about SPF, so we wanted to break down a few key takeaways. 1.…

How important is sleep?

We are big on self-care at Healthylooks Medspa. We define self-care as the act of improving your health and wellbeing. When we neglect ourselves and feel wound up, we might think a bubble bath and a glass of wine is the cure… but we require much more than that! Self-care is less glamorous than one may think. It might look like organizing your kitchen and…

All Your CoolSculpting Questions Answered

After many inquiries, we decided to create a list of the questions our staff is most frequently asked about our CoolSculpting treatment. Call us at 816-795-5262 to schedule a FREE CoolSculpting consultation for more in-depth information! What is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical answer to stubborn fat. It uses controlled cooling to freeze and eliminate fat cells. Is CoolSculpting a fat removal surgery? No, there…

We Can Help with Your New Year’s Resolution

Today we welcome a new year, a new decade, and possibly a new year’s resolution. Most of us hope to be happier and healthier in 2020 with healthier eating habits, increased exercise and more positive thinking. While it sounds simple, it’s easier said than done. We encourage healthier habits, but we also realize that meeting a target weight is HARD and takes a lot of…