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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.…

What is the Best Type of Filler?

Dermal fillers are cosmetic fillers injected to enhance volume and fill deep wrinkles. All USA FDA-approved dermal fillers have the same parent chemical, hyaluronic acid. However the size of particles and the way the fillers are cross-linked differ. These differences give the fillers different properties. You could say Hyaluronic Acid fillers are all part of the same family, but each filler has a different personality.…

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…