Articles Tagged: Your Laser Skin Care

 

How to Make the Most of Your Laser Hair Removal Treatments

Posted on June 21, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

Laser hair removal is one of the most effective ways to remove unwanted hair from your body. This technology utilizes energy of light to target and destroy hair follicles.

Before your first session of laser hair removal you should take at least two weeks off from waxing, tweezing or electrolysis to give your hair follicles time to grow. You should also minimize sun exposure for at least two weeks before starting laser treatments. Sunbathing is not advisable during your treatments as well since the sun will make your skin more sensitive to heat. This will minimize side effects and increase the effectiveness of the treatments. Ideally, sessions must be scheduled 4 to 6 weeks apart.

Unfortunately, even the best laser systems will require multiple treatment sessions in order to achieve permanent hair reduction. This is because not all hairs are at the same stage in their growth cycle during a treatment.

We have put together a list of frequently asked questions to help you decide if laser hair removal is right for you.

Can I shave in between laser hair removal treatments?

Since shaving doesn’t affect hair follicles it should not interfere with the effectiveness of your treatments.

Why must I wait so long in between treatments?

Each individual hair’s growth cycle is largely independent of neighboring hairs. Hair follicles in the anagen, or growth phase will respond best to laser hair removal.

Do treatment intervals depend on the area of the body being treated?

Hair growth cycles vary on different parts of the body. For example, facial hair can be treated in shorter intervals than on other areas of the body.

How is laser hair removal different from other hair removal methods?

Laser hair removal works by destroying hair follicles while other hair removal methods only remove visible hair.

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal, vein therapy 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.

 

5 Reasons You Should Consider a Chemical Peel

Posted on May 22, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

There are many simple things you can do to keep looking beautiful no matter what your age. Chemical peels, for example, have been around since the 1990s, and offer variety of benefits:

  1. Customizable

All chemical peels are not created equal. They are quite versatile and can be customized to fit your needs.

  1. Quick Recovery

The side effects include mild irritation and peeling. That is why it is very important to use a good moisturizer in the days following the treatment.

  1. They Help with Acne and Acne Scars 

The ingredients in chemical peels penetrate deep into the skin, which is why they help prevent acne. They can also help improve the appearance of acne scars.

  1. Smoother Skin

Chemical peels remove dead skin cells and promote new cell turnover. The result is an improved appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and smoother skin texture.

  1. Improved Skin Tone

Chemical peels can significantly improve the appearance of sun spots, creating a more even skin tone.

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 Myths Finally Laid to Rest

Posted on April 16, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

Botox is the most popular injectable cosmetic treatment. With many years of studies and research and over 16 million treatments since its introduction in 2002, Botox Cosmetic has been a constant presence in cosmetic dermatology.

Unfortunately in the internet era, many questionable articles have been published about Botox, both in print and online, that are not supported by any legitimate medical research. When it comes to cosmetic procedures, it’s crucial to separate fact from fiction. Here are few popular Botox myths.

Botox is just used for wrinkles

Botox’s initial use was for muscle spasms around the eyes. This is because of Botox ability to relax muscles. Botox use eventually expanded to controlling various muscle spasms disorders as well as other medical and cosmetic conditions:

  • Wrinkles treatment and prevention
  • Migraines
  • Overactive bladder
  • Excessive perspiration

The Results are immediate

While Botox provides effective and lasting results for those looking to relax their facial fine lines, it’s important to realize that it takes at least 3 days before the effects of the treatment may become noticeable and 7-12 days before the maximum benefit is achieved.

Botox results are permanent

The results of a Botox Cosmetic procedure will last about 3-4 months. With continued treatments, the effects may actually last longer as the muscles causing fine lines don’t contract as much.

Other treatments work just as well

Some skin care companies market their products as being capable of replacing Botox treatments. Botox treats fine lines differently than creams or lotions and the results are more substantial and long lasting.

Treatments are expensive

While this may certainly be the case in some instances, the overall cost of many other cosmetic procedures is significantly higher than the cost of regular Botox treatments.

Your Lser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, laser hair removal, chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing 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.

 

The Evolution of Hair Removal

Posted on March 19, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

Hair removal has been practiced across cultures for centuries. The women of Ancient Egypt would use pumice stones and seashells to remove unwanted hair from their bodies. Upper classes of the Roman Empire correlated excessive body hair with poverty. The elites of Roman society would use razors made from flint to keep themselves well-groomed and clean shaven. This tradition can still be seen in Roman sculptures and paintings as artists often depicted hairless human bodies.

 

Although the tools of hair removal have changed dramatically over time, the desire to have a smooth, hair free skin has remained. Luckily, we now can utilize laser technology to safely and effectively remove unwanted body hair.

 

How does laser hair removal work?

A laser hair removal system uses a beam of high-intensity light to destroy hair follicles deep within the skin. The laser can effectively target and remove hair follicles without damaging the surrounding tissues.

 

Who can benefit from this treatment?

Earlier generations of lasers were limited to patients with a lighter skin tone. Fortunately, newer laser hair removal systems can now successfully treat patients with darker skin tones as well.

 

How many treatments will I need?

Generally, you can expect to have at least 6-8 treatments to achieve good results.

 

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injection, 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.

 

Get Fuller Lashes with Latisse

Posted on February 8, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

Ever since the days of ancient Egypt men and women have utilized different cosmetic enhancements to improve the appearance of their lashes. In those days people turned to substances such as soot to accentuate their lashes, and the bolder lashes were viewed as a sign of beauty. Luckily time has evolved cosmetic formulas, but the desire for longer and thicker lashes has remained the same.

 

If you examined the beauty routines of people from all over the world you’d find that millions strive to make their lashes more noticeable, and they often choose mascara to achieve this goal. Mascara is somewhat of an inexpensive way to make your lashes look more beautiful, but the formulas often affect negatively the health of the real lashes.

 

In 2008, Latisse received FDA approval to treat hyportrichosis. For years this condition has been notoriously hard to treat, but Latisse now offers hope to those suffering from inadequate or sparse eyelashes.

 

Below we have listed answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions about this groundbreaking treatment.

 

What is Latisse?

Latisse is a topical medication that is clinically proven to lengthen and darken eyelashes. Latisse works by augmenting eyelashes growth phase.

 

What is the active ingredient in Latisse?

Bimatropost is the active ingredient in Latisse. It is found in certain types of eyedrops.

 

How often should I apply Latisse?

Latisse should be applied on a nightly basis. Sterile applicators are provided for your convenience when you purchase Latisse.

 

How should I apply Latisse?

Latisse should only be applied to the upper lash line near the base of the eyelashes.

 

When can I expect to see the results?

Patients can expect to see longer and darker lashes in three to four weeks. Achieving full results usually takes approximately four months. 

Where can I purchase Latisse? 
Latisse is a prescription medication that is available only through authorized medical providers.

 

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