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Why We Love Microneedling Right Now

We are so happy to say hello to summer and goodbye to COVID restrictions! With summer sun exposure, there are a few skincare treatments that are “off limits,” for example, BBL, Fraxel, and harsh Chemical Peels. However, we can do microneedling to the skin in the summer, regardless of sun exposure! Microneedling treats acne scars, surgical scars, wrinkles, fine lines, large pores, and uneven skin…

What are Freckles?

Is the summer sun bringing out your freckles? Read to learn what freckles are, when to be concerned, and how to protect and correct sun damage. 1.What are freckles? Freckles are flat clusters of melanized pigmentation on the surface of the skin. They are caused by a combination of sun exposure and genetics. They can show up as brown, tan, or red. The medical term…

Filler FAQ

What are dermal fillers? Dermal fillers are cosmetic fillers injected to add volume and/or fill deep wrinkles. What are fillers made of? Dermal fillers are soft gel-like substances. All FDA-approved dermal fillers have the same parent chemical, hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occuring substance in the body, so it is very safe to inject. Another benefit of Hyaluronic Acid, or “HA,” fillers is…

New Skincare Treatment Safe for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

As some of our patients know, our lovely receptionist, Bri, is pregnant and expecting her baby boy June 2021! During her pregnancy, she experiences breakouts, redness, and fine lines. Before her pregnancy, she treated her breakouts with HydraFacials and topical products, her redness with Broad Band Light (BBL) treatments, and her fine lines with neurotoxins like Botox, Jeuveau or Dysport. However, none of these treatments…

Are You a Candidate for CoolSculpting?

What is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting is a non-surgical, non-invasive, fat freezing procedure. It is the only FDA approved non-surgical way to remove stubborn, unwanted fat using a patented cooling technology. Our patients love this treatment because it’s quick enough to be done during a lunch break and there’s no downtime! How does CoolSculting work in Kansas City? Fat cells freeze at a higher temperature than the…

What is PRP?

PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma, and it’s derived from your own blood. The yellow/gold plasma, aka “liquid gold” contains high amounts of growth factors. It can be injected into the skin or used topically via microneedling treatments to enhance your results and speed up the healing process. What’s the process? PRP with microneedling, sometimes called the “Vampire Facial” may seem intimidating, but we make…

5 Reasons to Get a Fraxel Laser Treatment

Fraxel is a laser treatment that targets aging and sun damaged skin. The technology uses microscopic laser columns to penetrate deep in the skin to expedite your body’s remodelling of collagen. We have performed the Fraxel treatment 10+ years and are constantly wowed by our patients (and our own) results! 5 Reasons to Get a Fraxel Laser Treatment: 1. Reduces Hyperpigmentation (Brown Spots) The brown…

Why Does Botox Wear Off?

What is Botox? Botox is a Neurotoxin that’s injected to weaken specific muscles. This results in relaxation of the muscle and improvement of the fine lines and wrinkles that the muscle action has formed. Botox is most commonly injected in the upper face (forehead, between the brows, and crows feet.) Botox is also be injected in the upper lip, masseters and neck for cosmetic purposes.…

What You Should Know About the New Filler, Versa

Fillers are injected to restore shape, add volume, and improve skin’s contour. You may have heard of the Juvederm, Restylane, and Sculptra fillers, but there’s also a newer filler, called Versa. What is Versa? Revanesse Versa, or “Versa” for short, is a dermal filler, most commonly injected in the lips, nasolabial folds, and cheeks. Like most fillers, its main active ingredient is Hyaluronic Acid, which…

Last Minute Skincare Gifts

Just one more week until Christmas! Shop our skincare gift guide for last-minute gifts, available both in-store and online. Gifts for Her Stocking Stuffer: Revision Skincare Youth Full Lip Replenisher $35 We love this lip gloss! It’s formulated with antioxidants and hyaluronic acid to protect and hydrate the lips. It gives an immediate moisture boost as well as long-lasting hydration. It also helps to restore…