Articles Tagged: Your Laser Skin Care
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.
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.
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:
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted on November 7, 2016 by Ella Fedonenko
If you’re like most Americans, you probably know someone whose life has been touched by cancer. Sadly, this deadly disease is on the rise: in 2016, an estimated 1,685,210 people in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer, and 595,690 will pass away from the illness.
No-Shave November is an annual event that was created to raise awareness for cancer. Each year in November, participants pledge to skip shaving for the entire month. The goal is to inspire conversation surrounding cancer and cancer prevention. Additionally, No-Shave November is symbolic of the struggles faced by those who have been diagnosed with cancer, as cancer patients often lose their hair during treatment. No-Shave November participants typically choose to donate the money they would have spent on shaving supplies (which definitely adds up!) to charities that support cancer awareness, treatment, and research. (more…)
Posted on May 31, 2016 by Ella Fedonenko
Laser hair removal is the most effective way to remove unwanted hair. In some patients, laser hair removal is permanent, while others may require “touch-ups” annually. Although sessions you undergo for laser hair removal are quite straightforward, there’s a great deal of science behind the procedure. Laser is actually an acronym of “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation,” and the device releases light of a specific wavelength. Lasers weren’t originally used for the purpose of hair removal, but researchers noted in the 1970’s that using lasers for other medical uses resulted in hair loss. (more…)