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Baby Botox: Taking Baby Steps with Botox Treatments

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

Fine lines and wrinkles give a tired appearance to the skin. The decision to start Botox treatments can be a difficult one for many people. Many are worried if Botox is too strong, and if the treatment will make their face look like it’s frozen. Botox is a very powerful medication, but with the experienced doctor injecting it you should not have problems expressing your emotions after the treatment.

Baby Botox is the moniker used to describe treatments that use fewer units of Botox than what is considered a norm. The practice of injecting only small doses of Botox is a conservative approach that can yield amazing results. During a treatment, the practitioner injects small amounts of Botox into forehead hyper-dynamic lines, which results in a softened appearance without jeopardizing patient’s ability to show their emotions. Baby Botox will require more frequent treatments, but you should expect each session to be priced substantially lower because Botox is priced per unit.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 525-1516 or visit us online at www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.

 

3 Skin Care Tips to Fall in Love With

Posted on October 10, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

Fall is a season of new beginnings. The kids head off to school and we return to the office with a few more dark spots and fine lines than before our summer vacation.

Fortunately, the cooler months offer an excellent opportunity to repair and rejuvenate the skin. At Your Laser Skin Care we offer high quality and effective skincare products and treatments that will help restore your skin. One of our favorite lines, Skinmedica, offers a wide range of products that can help you transition to the needs of the season.

Below are a few helpful tips on how to adjust your skin care regimen to better accommodate the change in climate that comes with fall.

  1. Use sunscreen regularly

Although, you may feel less heat from the sun in the fall and winter, UV rays are something to be avoided throughout the year. Applying a sunscreen such as Skinmedica’s Essential Defense and Repair SPF 34 can protect you from the damaging rays of the sun and the unique formula also provides a host of other anti-aging benefits.

  1. Use a serum at night

Nighttime provides an opportunity for your body to repair itself. Serums are highly effective when applied at night, and the TNS Essential Serum is a fantastic option to dramatically improve the condition of your skin.  This innovative serum delivers a combination of antioxidants, peptides, and human growth factors to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

  1. Refresh your skin with chemical peels

Skinmedica’s comprehensive range of medical grade chemical peels can treat a variety of skin conditions. The Illuminize peel is the least aggressive formulation and can reveal a brighter, more radiant complexion with little to no downtime. The Rejuvenize and Vitalize peels are tougher on dark spots, and can provide the deep exfoliation your skin needs in the fall months.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal, chemical peels and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 525-1516 or visit us online at www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.

 

Botox: The Solution for Excessive Sweating

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

Everyone sweats. For the 7 million Americans suffering from hyperhidrosis, sweating can be such an unpleasant experience that it actually reduces their quality of life. Hyperhidrosis is a term used to describe a medical disorder in which the body perspires at an abnormally high rate, even if there are no physiological or mental triggers to elicit such response.

Deodorants and antiperspirants are the most common ways to reduce the odor and wetness associated with sweating, but these two over-the-counter products have very limited success when dealing with excessive underarm sweating. The active ingredient in antiperspirants is aluminum, but the concentration of the chemical in most commercial antiperspirants is simply not strong enough to handle hyperhidrosis.

Luckily, there is an affordable medical grade treatment, such as Botox, that can offer relief to patients suffering from excessive sweating. Although Botox is typically lauded for its wrinkle-fighting abilities, it is also a very effective treatment for hyperhidrosis. In fact, in clinical trials, Botox was shown to reduce sweating up to 80 percent for up to six months. Botox is so effective because it works by blocking the chemical signals that activate sweat glands, which prevents sweating in the first place.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 525-1516 or visit us online at www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.

 

What You Need to Know About Chemical Peels

Posted on October 3, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

The sunny days of summer are quickly coming to an end, but season’s warm rays can have a long-lasting impact on the health and condition of your skin.

Excessive sun exposure dehydrates the skin which makes the affected areas more prone to developing fine lines and wrinkles. Furthermore, UV radiation can induce hyperpigmentation on the face or body, which is exceedingly difficult to treat using at-home remedies.

Luckily, a medical grade chemical peel can treat the visible signs of premature aging and some forms of discoloration. Traditionally, peels are categorized into three distinct levels: superficial, medium and deep.

Chemical peels we offer can be customized to the individual patient’s unique skincare condition and goals. Treatments typically take less than an hour to administer, and patients generally experience minimal downtime to recover from them. However, there are a number of dos and don’ts all patients need to follow after the treatment to optimize results and minimize risks.

Don’t pick at the skin

Chemical peels slough off dead skin cells, which often leaves patients with flakes of skin appearing on their faces during their recovery time. Patients must refrain from manually removing the flakes before they are ready to fall off on their own.

Do hydrate the skin

Regularly apply a moisturizer to help repair the skin. Keeping skin hydrated will minimize the adverse effects of the peeling solution.

Do practice safe sun habits

Chemical peels leave your skin susceptible to sun damage. Limit your time in the sun to a minimum and wear sunscreen and a wide brimmed hat while you recover.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal, chemical peels and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 525-1516 or visit us online at www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.

Patient’s Juvederm Experience with No Discomfort and Beautiful Results

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

After choosing Juvederm, this patient had beautiful, natural like results with minimal discomfort. Choose Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles for the most advanced dermal fillers and professional service.  

 

3 Ways to Maximize Your Beauty Sleep

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

During the day, our bodies are exposed to various environmental toxins that could damage the skin. We repair the damage best at night when our body can fully concentrate on cellular repair and regeneration. Although our natural functions help us heal from the everyday stressors, we should also put in the effort to optimize our sleep routines. Here are three tips to make the most of your beauty sleep and reduce wrinkles.

  1. Use a humidifier

Every night, before bed, many people take a few moments to nourish their skin with moisturizing lotions and creams. We strongly believe hydration is absolutely essential to achieving soft, supple skin. We also believe you should always be aware of the way the environment affects the condition of your skin. For instance, the dry air that circulates throughout your room as you sleep can create a dull complexion. A humidifier placed in the bedroom will infuse the air with moisture that will keep your skin hydrated.

  1. Use silk pillowcases

Cotton is a common fabric used in pillowcases because it is affordable and easily manufactured. However, spending a night with your face resting on a cotton sheet can wreak havoc on your skin and hair. Cotton blends create unnecessary friction against your body, which results in frizzy hair and creased skin. Silk, on the other hand, is a soft and luxurious material that will not cause the friction and it will increase your comfort during sleep. Silk pillowcases are more hypoallergenic than cotton and polyester blends, and they are also better at moisture retention than cheaper fabrics.

  1. Sleep on your back

It’s no secret that a good night’s rest can do wonders for your appearance, but sleeping can also age the skin if you are positioned incorrectly in bed. Sleeping on your side creates creases and exaggerates nasolabial fold on one side of your face. Over time, it will cause facial asymmetry and create wrinkles. You can prevent premature aging by simply sleeping on your back.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 525-1516 or visit us online at www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.

 

Your Laser Hair Removal Questions Answered

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

If you are tired of shaving and waxing, then laser hair removal might be the ideal solution for you. After completing the recommended number of treatment sessions, results are often permanent, so you may never have to worry about in-grown hairs again.

Here are answers to some of the most common questions about laser hair removal:

How does it work?

Laser beams target the pigment of the hair follicles; the follicles absorb the light, which in turn destroys them, and they can no longer grow hair. This is why laser hair removal was traditionally best for those with fair skin and dark hair – this combination makes it easiest for the laser to find the hair follicles.

More advanced technology, such as the Candela YAG laser, has allowed patients with darker skin tones to enjoy the benefits of laser hair removal as well.

Why do I need multiple treatment sessions?

It is impossible to target every hair follicle in one treatment session because the laser can only treat follicles that are in a growth phase. In order to reach the hair follicles that are “resting” during your initial treatment, you will have to come back in 4-6 weeks for another session. Most patients will need about 5-6 treatments, on average, to see maximum results.

How painful is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal sometimes feels like being flicked with a rubber band. It is common for a numbing cream to be applied before a laser hair removal treatment, but most patients will only experience mild discomfort or no pain at all, depending on the area being treated. Many laser devices also have a cooling feature that helps to minimize pain.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 525-1516 or visit us online at www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.