Articles Tagged: Skin Care Specialist Los angeles


Improve Your Skin with Laser Skin Resurfacing

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

California’s temperate climate and world-renowned beaches make the state a vacationer’s paradise. However, excessive sun exposure can be detrimental to the health of our skin. It may cause sun spots and wrinkles, and it may also raise one’s risk of developing skin cancer.

Sunscreen is one of the best weapons against harmful UVB rays, and we recommend using at least SPF 30 in your daily regimen. SPF 30 is designed to block around 97 percent of UVB radiation, but to be effective it has to be reapplied every two hours. If you already have symptoms of sun damage we can certainly treat them with a variety of medical grade treatments. Laser skin resurfacing is one of the most effective ways of treating certain signs of sun damage such as wrinkles and fine lines. Below, we have outlined several key elements of this cutting-edge treatment.


What is laser skin resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing uses energy-based technology to improve the appearance of various skin imperfections. During the treatment, a clinician will direct hundreds of microbeams deep into the skin to stimulate collagen and promote your body’s natural healing response.


What conditions can laser skin resurfacing treat?

Laser skin resurfacing can improve the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and sun spots. The treatment also works to boost your body’s own collagen.


How do I prepare for treatment?

We recommend discontinuing use of Retin A and chemical peels, for at least a week prior to the treatment. Also, patients must minimize their sun exposure for at least two weeks prior to receiving any kind of laser treatment.


How often the treatments are done?

In order to achieve optimal results it is best to schedule treatments every 4 to 6 weeks.


Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, Latisse, laser hair removal, laser skin resurfacing and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 457-8740 or visit us online at to schedule a free consultation.


3 Skincare Resolutions For 2018

Posted on January 4, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

2018 is finally here, and we are looking for ways to look our best in the New Year. If skincare is one area you hope to improve upon, we can help turn your resolutions into a reality. Below are three beauty resolutions you should consider adding to your list, because they can have a big impact on your complexion and overall skin’s health.


  1. Apply Sunscreen Regularly

One of the easiest ways to prevent fine lines and wrinkles is to start incorporating sunscreen into your daily routine. Sunscreen should be applied regularly during daylight hours because the active ingredients lose their efficacy approximately two hours after the application. We recommend trying out SkinMedica’s line of Total Defense and Repair sunscreens because their innovative formulas are also highly effective at rejuvenating the skin.


  1. Exfoliate

One of the best ways to achieve a smoother and more refreshed appearance is through regular exfoliation.

For your homecare routine, we recommend SkinMedica’s AHA/BHA Cream because it offers gentle exfoliation with naturally derived alpha-hydroxy acids. More powerful exfoliation methods should be left to the experts who can perform medical grade chemical peels. This effective form of exfoliation can treat sun damage, acne scars, and various signs of aging.


  1. Treat and Prevent Premature Aging

The New Year might remind us that we are getting older, but with the right products, treatments, and lifestyle choices, we can dramatically slow down the aging process. If you are interested in achieving a more youthful complexion, there are a number of minimally invasive cosmetic enhancements to try that can rejuvenate and revitalize your skin. For instance, fillers and Botox can diminish the prominence of fine lines and wrinkles. Botox, in particular, is both a restorative and preventative treatment when it comes to treating the signs of aging.


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 to schedule a free consultation.


How to Combat Neck Aging

Posted on December 28, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

Smartphones have changed the way we live and interact with one another. We routinely find ourselves looking down at our mobile devices to check our latest notifications. Unfortunately, habitually craning our necks forward can be detrimental to the tone and texture of our skin.

The delicate skin around the neck is one of the first areas that begin to show signs of aging. When we flex our heads forward we create creases and folds in the skin, and over time it causes wrinkles formation. However, there are a number of ways to reverse the signs of aging. Here are our favorite treatments for the neck area:

  1. Laser Skin Resurfacing

When dealing with fine lines we recommend undergoing a series of laser skin resurfacing treatments. Laser resurfacing technology is one of the most effective tools at reducing the appearance of fine lines, and improving the overall quality of the skin.

  1. Kybella

Kybella is an injectable medication for fat reduction under the chin, and it’s an excellent choice for patients who want a slimmer and more toned neckline. This groundbreaking treatment can improve your facial profile immensely after just 2-4 treatments.

If you are concerned about premature aging, please schedule a consultation with us to see how we can help restore your youthfulness. Our trained staff uses the latest technology and research to help our patients manage all aspects of the aging process.

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


How to Optimize Your Skincare Regimen

Posted on December 18, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

When seasons change, it is time to re-evaluate your beauty routine. We will discuss two helpful tips to follow when optimizing your skincare regimen.


  1. Adapt Routines for the Season

You may find that some of your favorite summer beauty products are no longer working well during the winter. For colder months, we recommend using heavier creams because they will offer a layer of protection from the dry winter air. We also love moisturizers with ceramides, such as Skinmedica TNS Ceramide Treatment cream, because they hydrate the skin more efficiently and they are very effective at soothing dry, flaky skin.

  1. Integrate Cautiously

Although there are plenty of new and innovative beauty products to try this winter we recommend taking your time in introducing each new product to your regimen. We find that our patients experience minimal side effects when changing their beauty routines if they incorporate each new skincare product one at time. Slowly integrating new skincare products will also help you better determine which products are working for you and which ones are not. Ideally, you should give each new product a two month trial before judging its efficacy.


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 to schedule a free consultation.


How to Look Less Tired

Posted on October 27, 2017 by Ella Fedonenko

For many of us daily demands of work, school and family, leave little to no time to adequately take care of ourselves. Sleep becomes a luxury, and more often than not we find ourselves falling short of getting recommended 8 hours of sleep per day. When we forego getting a good night’s rest our bodies suffer greatly, and over it can greatly affect the appearance of our skin. Luckily, there are several cosmetic treatments that help refresh and rejuvenate the skin so that we can look less tired and feel more beautiful.

  1. Chemical Peels

Studies have shown that poor sleeper’s skin looks more aged than their well-rested counterparts. Researchers also found that sleep-deprived women have an impaired ability to protect against environmental aggressors, such as the sun, compared to those who regularly receive better quality sleep. We recommend prioritizing sleep as a natural and cost-effective way to maintain your appearance. Fine lines and uneven pigmentation can also be successfully treated with medical grade chemical peels. The peels available through SkinMedica can brighten your skin and improve its tone and texture.

  1. Eye cream

Skin around your eyes is extremely susceptible to the signs of aging and fatigue. If you aren’t getting enough sleep, this delicate skin region becomes a prominent display for dark under eye circles and a tired and worn out expression. Applying a high-quality eye cream such as TNS Illuminating Eye Cream can help counter the effects of sleep deprivation. This innovative cream can reduce the appearance of fine lines and make your eyes appear brighter and more beautiful.

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 to schedule a free consultation.



Botox is Safe and Effective Treatment of Migraines and Other Neurological Disorders

Posted on June 6, 2016 by Ella Fedonenko

The same drug that smooths out your skin can help soothe your headaches if you suffer from chronic migraines. Severe, recurrent headaches significantly affect patient’s quality of life. Botox, consisting of botulinum toxin type A, decreases frequency of migraines in some patients.

Botox for Migraines

Botox is prescribed for people who have severe debilitating migraines. It is not approved for use in adults who suffer fewer than 14 headache days every month. Each headache episode must last at least four hours.

American Academy of Neurology 

American Academy of Neurology recently updated its guidelines and approved the use of Botox for migraines and certain other neurological disorders. These include:

  •  blepharospasm –  a condition causing a disabling eyelid closure
  •  cervical dystonia – involuntary contractions of the neck and upper shoulder muscles
  •  adult spasticity
  •  stroke
  •  spinal cord injuries.

While the FDA approved Botox for chronic migraines in 2010, American Academy of Neurology did not include Botox treatments for migraines in its guidelines until April 2016. Scientists aren’t exactly sure how Botox works in reducing chronic migraine, although research indicates it may inhibit pain by reducing pain pathway expression involving specific nerve cells.

The Procedure

The injections are performed on certain areas of your neck and head. Patients receive injections roughly every three months for about a year. As a result, most patients enjoy significantly more pain-free days.

Botox has not yet been scientifically proven to work on tension, cluster or other types of headaches.

Your Laser Skin Care 

Your Laser Skin Care offers a range of professional skin care services. Please call us at 323-525-1516 for a free consultation, or email us at


4 Natural Ingredients for Skin Rejuvenation

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Ella Fedonenko

The Cambridge English Dictionary defines rejuvenate as “to make someone look or feel young and energetic again.” Some of the best ingredients for skin rejuvenation are available at your local supermarket. Skin rejuvenation using natural ingredients is as easy as making a smoothie – and you can use some of the same fruits and vegetables in a facial mask as well. (more…)