Are You Getting Diluted Botox?

A new patient recently asked if our Botox was ‘diluted’. This was something I had not heard (nor been asked) in a very long time. Instead of being insulted, I […]

Anti-Aging Tweaks For Any Age!

It doesn’t surprise me that the latest news shows Millennials getting anti-aging treatments for preventative reasons. Getting out in front of aging is a smart thing to do. But what […]

Are These 3 New Fillers For You?

We are only two weeks into 2017 and things are already very exciting for those in the beauty biz! Galderma (owners of the Restylane family and the neuromodulator Dysport) will […]

Will Botox Help Resting B—- Face?

A new patient came in for a Botox treatment the other day because she was told she had ‘Resting Bitch Face’. Seriously??!! Apparently, RBF is now a thing! Some of […]

Does Botox Have A Negative Effect On The Brain?

Does this picture make you smile? It’s called proprioceptive feedback and helps us to understand the emotions we observe by mimicking them. She is smiling, so you smile. But what […]

Is The Sun Wrecking Your Botox?

If you’re a fan of neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport and Xeomin) then you’ve heard all the ‘dos and don’ts’ before – Avoid laying down for 4 hours after your treatment. Avoid […]

No arch? No problem….

This actually happens quite a bit. A new client comes in and wants their eyebrows ‘lifted’ with a neuromodulator (Botox Cosmetic, Dysport, Xeomin) giving them that high arch.  Unfortunately, this can […]

One in 3 are bruxers – are you?

Bruxism (grinding/clenching your teeth) can lead to tooth destruction, jaw and neck pain, TMJ/TMD (temporomandibular joint and disease) and a host of other issues. The most common way to relieve this is […]

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Five ways to fight off a face lift….

Here are 5 easy ways to fight the aging process without having a face lift. Remember, nothing turns back the clock overnight – drug store products, at-home devices and ‘Instantly […]

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Revance, the first ever topical botox….

RT001, otherwise known as Revance, is a topical gel formulation of botulinum toxin type A or neuromodulator. It decreases the muscle activity (similar to Botox Cosmetic, Xeomin and Dysport) by […]