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AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch™ Now at HealthyLooks MedSpa

AQUAGOLD® fine touch™ is our newest treatment offered to help stimulate collagen and elastin production to thicken and tighten thinning skin to improve skin tone, texture and appearance! This cutting-edge device is FDA approved and delivers low doses of a mesotherapy cocktail at a consistent depth through 20 microchannels made of 24k gold needles that are thinner than a human hair. Is AQUAGOLD® the same…

HydraFacial MD New Year Special

Make your skin a priority this new year by starting off with a HydraFacial to cleanse, extract, and hydrate the pores. The HydraFacial MD is great for deep cleaning pores and safe for all skin types! What is a HydraFacial MD? This treatment is a medical grade facial that uses a vortex swirling tip to remove dead skin, dirt, debris, and impurities from pores while…

Common Myths Heard at HealthyLooks

Everyone has heard their fair share of information about different treatments which can be confusing, so we are debunking the common myths heard in our office! Myth: Injectables last forever and are irreversible. Fact: Neurotoxins like Botox, Dysport and Jeuveau will wear off after 3-4 months depending on your metabolism and activity levels. There are many factors that go into the longevity of your neurotoxin,…

Fall Treatments: Fraxel vs Perfect Derma Peel

It’s fall in Kansas City, which is the perfect time to correct summer sun damage. Overexposure to the sun damages the skin on the surface and cellular levels. Stress from the sun causes hyperpigmentation as well as the skin to break down collagen and elastin, which leads to fine lines, wrinkles, and volume loss. We recommend the Fraxel treatment and/or the Perfect Derma Peel to…

The Best Pre-Wedding Facial

It’s Wedding Season in Kansas City! Our favorite facial for brides, grooms and wedding guests is the Fire and Ice Facial by IS Clinical. The facial immediately brightens and clears the skin with no downtime. We recommend it 2-7 days before any event. 1. What is the Fire and Ice Facial? The Fire and Ice Facial is a light chemical peel that gives an immediate…

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…

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…