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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…

What Microneedling Can Do For Your Skin

What is Microneedling? During a treatment, tiny needles (hence the name “micro-needling”) are inserted in the skin. The small needles puncture the skin and cause controlled injuries. The micro-injuries trigger your body to start its healing process. The purpose of the treatment is to stimulate new collagen and skin tissue for smoother, firmer, younger-looking skin. Is it the same as the Vampire Facial? We get…

Tips to Transition your Skincare from Summer to Fall

Our skin has different needs when the seasons change. With the cooler temperature and dryer air, your skincare routine might need some adjustments. Below are some tips on how to transition your skincare regimen from Summer to Fall. Don’t Stop Applying Sunscreen Sunscreen is easiest to remember in the Summer, but it’s important to apply SPF all year long! The sun’s UVA and UVB rays…

When Should I Start Getting Botox?

Botox is currently the #1 non-surgical cosmetic treatment in the world. Here at Healthylooks Medspa, we perform an average of 1,000 Botox treatments each year, making it one of our most popular treatments. So what is Botox and when’s the best time to start? How Botox Works Botox treats the muscles in the face, not the skin. The active ingredient in Botox, called Botulinum Toxin…

The Best Treatments to Repair Sun Damage

It’s officially fall, and now that we’re spending less time in the sun, it’s time to correct the visible and nonvisible summer sun damage. How does the sun damage your skin? Sunlight in moderation can be good for us, but overexposure can damage the skin both on the surface and at a cellular level. Sunburn, premature aging and hyperpigmentation are ways the sun can visibly…

How Much Does CoolSculpting Cost?

CoolSculpting is a non-surgical fat eliminating procedure that works by freezing stubborn fat cells. We are all born with a set number of fat cells. With healthy habits, we can shrink those cells, but we cannot get rid of them on our own. CoolSculpting works by safely freezing stubborn fat cells. Once they’re frozen, they die, and the body naturally removes those dead fat cells.…