- How long does it for Glow to work?
- How many times should I exfoliate?
- Why is it important to tone?
- What else can I do to help with my skin journey?
- What is my skin type?
- How can I determine my skin type?
- What are some common skincare mistakes?
- Other then using Glow, how can I fade dark spots?
- Why and how should I patch test?
- What reaction am I looking for while patch testing?
- What are different types of acne scars?
- How to avid blackheads?
- What is Lipo Cavitation?
- Do I need to drink a lot of water?
- Do I need to work out?
- How many sessions should I do?
- How long do I have to keep the yeso wrap on?
- What are the benefits of wood therapy?
- What are the benefits of the sauna blanket?
- What is the vacuum therapy butt lift?
- What are the benefits of vacuum therapy bbl?
- What is used for fat dissolve shots and what are the benefits?
- How does Kybella work?
- Are you a good candidate for Kybella?
- What is body sculpting?
- What is nonsurgical body sculpting?
- Who is the best candidate for body sculpting?
- What is the “down time” of these procedures?
- How long does a treatment take?
- How many treatments are required?
How long does it for Glow to work?
1-2 weeks with consistent use.
How many times should I exfoliate?
1-2 times a week
Why is it important to tone?
Toning helps smooth, nourish and hydrate your skin while restoring the Ph balance of your skin.
What else can I do to help with my skin journey?
Drink a lot of water. Water helps to keep your skin hydrated and helps with the elasticity of the skin. If you're able to, add lemon, mint, or fruits to your water.
What is my skin type?
Dry skin is usually associated with visible dry patches and flaking. Your skin may also feel tight throughout the day, even after applying moisturizer. Visible redness, irritation, and an itchy feeling are also common concerns dry skin types deal with.
Normal skin is the ideal skin type, as it is well-balanced and doesn’t have as many concerns. Normal skin types aren’t typically prone to breakouts and are well moisturized with an even complexion. This skin type can usually use any product, but definitely lean towards moisturizing and brightening products!
Combination skin types are both dry and oily. This skin type is mainly characterized as having an oily T-zone (forehead, down the nose) and dry around U- zone (cheeks and chin areas). This skin type can lean more towards the dry or the oily side, depending on the person. In this case, knowing what works for your skin is really important as you have to cater to both sides, the dry as well as the oily.
Oily skin type is what it sounds like, your skin is probably oily throughout the day. This skin type is prone to clogged pores, blemishes, and post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation. Oily skin types may tend to look shiny throughout the day and have visible pores.
Sensitive skin types tend to have more redness and can have a feeling of slight or severe discomfort. This is usually something you are born with, whereas sensitized skin (“reactive skin”) is a result of environmental factors and products. It’s important to take time to get to know your skin, especially if you have this skin type. Don’t force your skin and be very gentle and patient.
How can I determine my skin type?
Cleanse and wait- Wash your face with a gentle/mild cleanser, pat dry, and don’t apply any moisturizer. Wait for 30 minutes to 1 hour and evaluate your skin. If it feels tight and you see visible try patches, your skin type is dry. If you see some shine on your nose and forehead but your cheeks are dry, then you have combo skin. If your skin feels oily all over, you have oily skin. And if your skin feels normal and comfortable, you have normal skin.
Use blotting paper- After you cleanse your face with a gentle/mild cleanser, wait about 1-2 hours. Take an oil blotting sheet and press it onto your skin. If you find that you have no oil on your cheeks but the t-zone is oily, then you have combination skin. If you see no change in the color of the paper, then you have dry skin, and so on!
What are some common skincare mistakes?
1. Cleansing your face with products that are too harsh and/or cleansing it for a long time can dry out your skin and cause redness and irritation. Look for gentle or mild formulas to help cleanse your skin without that squeaky, tight feeling!
2. I know exfoliating products are super tempting to try but control yourselves! If you’re new to exfoliating, slowly incorporate it into your routine. Exfoliate based on how your skin reacts. Start with 2 twice a week and then adjust from there.
3. It’s common to ignore your neck and décolletage area, but it’s super important to bring your skincare all the way down! Yes, that includes your cleanser, toner, essence, serum, and moisturizer! The first signs of aging show up on your neck, décolletage and your hands so make sure you’re treating those areas as well!
4. Moisturizing oily skin is just as important as moisturizing dry skin! Oily skin needs moisture. If you skip moisturizing, your skin can actually become dehydrated and cause an overproduction of sebum, and then hello oilier skin– don’t fall into that cycle!
5. Sometimes you just gotta listen to your skin. Overdoing it with products can cause your skin to freak out too. Figure out what works with your skin type and work your way from there. Slowly adding products in is the best way to help your skin adjust to new steps.
6. We’re all guilty. These surfaces are dirty and it’s easy to forget about cleaning them. If you find you’re only breaking out on one side of your face then it may be your pillowcases or phone.
7. Always use room temperature water when washing your face! Hot water or cold water can cause your skin to get dry, red, and irritated
Other then using Glow, how can I fade dark spots?
Exfoliating your skin can help speed up your skin’s healing process because it removes the dead skin cells sitting at the top layer of your skin. Exfoliating is necessary for your skin's regeneration and healing process! Just make sure you're not over-exfoliating! Start off with 2x a week and adjust from there.
Why and how should I patch test?
Comedogenicity: (if it is pore-clogging)
For any possible allergic reactions, test the product on the side of your neck, somewhere below your ear. This area is more reactive because it is thinner than other areas of your skin.
To test a product for comedogenicity and breakouts, apply it on either your T-zone or chin, as these areas have more oil glands.
To test for any skin irritations, apply the product in an area where you are most sensitive. This area will be different for each person but generally the cheeks, between the brows, and around the mouth.
What reaction am I looking for while patch testing?
Severe reaction: Red, bumpy, splotchy, itchy, painful.
If you have a severe reaction stop use immediately.
Mild reaction: This can be tricky. Sometimes you will have a reaction to a product because your skin isn’t used to it yet or because the product is actually working to remove all the bad stuff! However, if your skin is feeling sensitive or breaking out in areas where it normally wouldn’t, stop use.
No reaction: Yay! You’ve found your go-to skincare item!
What are different types of acne scars?
Hyper-pigmentation ( A.K.A PIH, or Post Inflammatory Hyper-pigmentation) is caused by an overproduction of melanin and is seen as more of discoloration of the skin with a black/brown color to the scar.
Redness (A.K.A PIE, or Post Inflammatory Erythema) is caused by the damage and dilation of blood vessels. Rather than a black/brown color, it is the pink/red discoloration of the skin.
Atrophic Scarring looks like indented scars. These scars are categorized as ice-picked, boxed, or rolling scars.
Hypertrophic Scarring is the opposite of Atrophic Scarring. So, these scars are raised and are caused by the overgrowth of tissue.
How to avid blackheads?
- Keep skin hydrated
- Do not dry out your skin
- Remove it yourself
- Always cleanse
- Avoids pore-clogging products
- Do not use blackhead strips
What is Lipo Cavitation?
The process: Cavitation helps target fat cells by using low-frequency ultrasound waves beneath the various superficial layers of the epidermis. The cells then release triglycerides and other fatty substances, which are naturally eliminated through your own lymphatic system.
During the lipo cavitation procedure, a small amount of ultrasound gel is applied before your practitioner glides the ultrasound device over the treatment area in all directions. A single treatment takes about 20 minutes up to 50 minutes, and many who have undergone lipo cavitation say the treatment is devoid of pain (while creating a tighter, toner appearance, no less).
Do I need to drink a lot of water?
Yes, it is good to drink a lot of water at least 8 glasses a day. Detoxing before or after your first session will help get better results.
Do I need to work out?
Working out will help get better results but, you do not have to.
How many sessions should I do?
3-6 sessions are recommended to see results. You can do more than 6 sessions and the results will get better and better.
How long do I have to keep the yeso wrap on?
What are the benefits of wood therapy?
Practitioners of this technique claim that it can reduce or eliminate cellulite.
- Increasing lymphatic circulation
- Reducing wrinkles
- Alleviating stress
- Providing a whole mixed bag of other benefits
Researchers have not studied or proven any of these claims about the benefits of wood therapy.
What are the benefits of the sauna blanket?
Infrared Body slimming wrapping is a healthy, non-invasive therapeutic treatment that helps reduce the appearance of cellulite, stretch marks and it is effective in aiding with inch and pound loss, including heat-therapy benefits. The Infrared Body Wrap System burns 600-calories in a single session while melting body fat and cellulite! This thermal sauna blanket treatment is very popular and effective in weight loss fat burning and body slimming. Blood circulation and lymphatic drainage improve metabolism and burn fat to achieve weight loss. Our infrared sauna also helps to remove toxins from the body so that the body can feel refreshed. Constant therapy will improve immunity.
What is the vacuum therapy butt lift?
The vacuum therapy butt lift procedure is a revolutionary new method for patients to help tighten, tone and tighten their backsides, while also helping to break down unwanted fatty tissue deposits and cellulite. Vacuum therapy stimulates muscles and breaks down cellulite and fatty deposits, which eliminates toxins, therefore improving lymphatic drainage. Vacuum therapy also helps restore the skin’s natural elasticity to smooth the appearance of “orange-peel” dimpling in the thighs and buttocks. This therapy is painless, safe, and highly effective. Vacuum therapy stimulates the blood and improves lymphatic drainage, stimulates the fibroblasts, and increases collagen elastin, therefore improving the texture and tone of the treated zone. One of the best parts of this procedure is that it can be done more than once within a one-week span, as it is non-invasive.
What are the benefits of vacuum therapy bbl?
The Vacuum therapy butt lift offers patients a number of unique and amazing benefits, including:
- Lifting, Raising, Toning, And Tightening The Patient’s Backside Without Surgery
- Helps To Increase Mass
- Helps Increase Skin Flexibility Along with The Backside Area
- Assists With Lymphatic Drainage And Venous Issues
- Helps To Smooth Out And Exfoliate The Skin Along The Backside
- Making The Skin Softer And Less Bumpy
- Stimulates The Production Of Collagen Along The Skin Of The Backside
- Decreases Unwanted Muscle Tension
- Lifts Your Buttocks By Up To 70%
- Instant Results
- No Surgery, No Pain, No Downtime!
- Improves Blood Circulation
What is used for fat dissolve shots and what are the benefits?
Kybella is a non-surgical injectable treatment, meant to eliminate fat cells below the chin. Helping us to get rid of that unwanted submental fat and that dreaded double-chin. Kybella can help you to improve your facial profile and get finally get rid of that fat and achieve the well-contoured face you’ve always wanted.
Kybella is the safest, minimally-invasive method of reducing submental chin fat and alleviating patients of their double-chin.
Despite the relatively simple procedure, Kybella does require some minor downtime for recovery. The procedure takes about an hour to complete, and some patients should expect minor swelling or bruising, for up to a week after (most swelling will subside within the first 48 hours). Our physicians recommend that patients:
- Stay Hydrated Before And After The Procedure
- Avoid Salt And Alcohol Before And After The Procedure To Reduce Chances Of Swelling
- Apply Ice To The Treatment Area For The First Few Hours After Completion
- Try And Schedule Procedures During A Weekend, Vacation, Or Time Off – As You May Need A Day Or Two To Rest And Reduce Any Swelling That May Appear.
How does Kybella work?
The procedure is fairly straightforward, first, we determine the proper treatment spots for the injection and see where you are in need of the most correction. Then we simply prepare for the injection. Once the Kybella solution is injected, you may feel a burning or tingling sensation, which is completely normal and should pass within a few minutes.
The Kybella solution contains acids identical to the deoxycholic acid in your body. Deoxycholic acid is meant to destroy fat cells. Kybella acts in the same way, directing your fat cells to undergo “cellular death”, eliminating them completely, as they are flushed out as a natural waste produced by the body.
Are you a good candidate for Kybella?
It all starts with a consultation, in which we will determine if Kybella is right for you – as some patients, with more advanced sub-mental fat pads, or certain underlying conditions that may be the cause of the excess fat, may not respond well to treatment.
Kybella may be right for you if:
- You Are Bothered By The Presence Of Your Double-Chin, And Diet & Exercise Have Not Worked For Your Submental Fat
- You Are In A Healthy Weight Range For Your Age And Height
- You Have Good Skin Laxity; Skin That Isn’t Overly Loose Or Hanging
- You Prefer A Non-Surgical Alternative To Lose Your Submental Fat.
What is body sculpting?
Body sculpting includes surgical and nonsurgical fat reduction procedures. These procedures reduce or remove stubborn pockets of fat to contour and shape different areas of the body.
What is nonsurgical body sculpting?
Nonsurgical body sculpting is also known as nonsurgical fat reduction. There are many types of non-surgical fat reduction procedures including the ones listed below:
- Butt Cupping Therapy is a non-evasive, non-surgical technique for tissue stimulation for your buttock in a short period of time.
- Cavitation destroys fat cells by using low-frequency sound waves. These waves will put vapor bubbles into your body’s tissues which will absorb the fat and naturally remove it from your body. It's a non-invasive procedure designed to tighten, reshape, and tone skin.
- Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a form of gentle massage that encourages the movement of lymph fluids around the body. The fluid in the lymphatic system helps remove waste and toxins from the bodily tissues.
- Radio Frequency or RF, energy penetrates the skin layers to selectively heat the skin tissue where the collagen fibers are embedded and it also targets fat cells.
- Vacuum Therapy is created around the area, lifting the cellulite away from the muscle, thus encouraging blood flow, stimulating lymphatic drainage, and amplifying the effects of massage or exercise. Reduces excess fat deposit in hips, thighs, and buttocks. Improves skin tightness, firmness, and elasticity.
- Wood Therapy: The wood massages treat area(s) with pressure to break down stubborn fat cells and cellulite which is eliminated naturally through your body. Wood Therapy is a natural yet effective treatment that uses wooden instruments to mold, redefine body contours, reduce cellulite and promote weight loss while improving the body’s size and proportions.
Who is the best candidate for body sculpting?
The best candidate for body sculpting is someone who is close to their desired weight and wants to eliminate stubborn pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise.
What is the “down time” of these procedures?
Most nonsurgical body sculpting procedures are minimally invasive to noninvasive. Generally, you can resume daily activities immediately after the treatment.
How long does a treatment take?
One treatment area takes 30-60 minutes.
How many treatments are required?
Multiple treatments are usually required to deliver satisfactory results.