The Art of Anti-Aging Blog™
Read a variety of professional articles regarding preventive aging, skin tightening, volume loss, pore size, and more.
Artistry of Facial Aesthetics
Winter Wonderland Wellness
Having optimal health and wellness is a goal for many individuals these days, therefore people are turning to alternative treatments to support their well-being. Among these treatments, B12 and Lipoden injections have gained considerable popularity. These injections are known for their effectiveness to enhance energy levels, promote weight loss, and improve overall well being and […]
Transitioning Your Skincare Routine For Fall
Transitioning your skincare routine for the fall is important due to cooler temperatures and lower humidity levels that can affect your skin’s needs. Read on to discover helpful tips on how to adjust your skincare routine for the fall season. First, evaluate your current skincare routine, take a look at your products and the efficiency […]
Lip Care In The Fall To Prevent Chapped/Dry Lips
During the fall season the air tends to become drier, which can lead to chapped & dry lips. To prevent this and maintain healthy lips here are some of our tips for the fall. First, it’s important to drink plenty of water throughout the day to keep your body hydrated and your lips. Proper hydration […]
Party Event Skin Prep: Pre-Event Aesthetic Treatments to Post-Event Recovery Procedures
Depending on how much time you have before your big event, there are several procedures and wellness practices to consider to ensure that you present the best, freshest and healthiest version of yourself. Here is a detailed timeline of treatments and procedures to prepare the perfect canvas: 6 Months Before Event Botox/Dysport Botox treats wrinkles […]
Achieving A Lift With Temple Filler
Why Do We Lose Volume In the Temples? As we age, the temporal area begins to suffer from bone and fat loss. Our skin also loses collagen at a rate of around 1% annually, an essential protein that helps to keep our skin springy and firm. But as bone, fat and collagen support deplete, our […]
What’s in My Skincare Travel Bag?
Hydration is key! Before, during, AND after a big trip — especially for air travel! Pack light, but be sure to focus on the essentials. Decide what your bare minimum products are. For most, it’s our favorite cleanser, Vitamin C serum, eye cream, moisturizer, and sunscreen for protection. Here are some recommendations: Cleanser- Revision Skincare […]
Benefits of a No-Peel, Peel
No-peel chemical peels have taken over the world of skincare by offering a gentle yet effective alternative to traditional chemical peels. They offer an easy and convenient way to improve your skin’s tone, texture, and clarity. They will minimize pore size, brighten the skin, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, plus reduce acne and breakouts. Unlike […]
Coconut Oil Vs Moisturizer
Coconut oil is good for your skin because of its natural antibacterial and moisture-retention properties, but it may increase breakouts in acne-prone skin. Coconut oil has been proven to help soften rough skin, but what it doesn’t do is act as an efficient barrier to seal in moisture. When the body is able to naturally […]
Microneedling: It’s Not Just For The Face
The benefits of Microneedling are a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improve hyper-pigmentation, dark spots, acne scars and stretch marks and create a youthful glow to the skin. With that being said, Microneedling is not just meant to treat the facial area. Microneedling can be used on the scalp, neck, chest, […]
Why Radiesse Is My Favorite For Neck, Chest, Arms & Knees
Why is Radiesse my favorite collagen stimulator for skin laxity, wrinkles and texture in the neck, chest, arms and knees? Hyperdiluted Radiesse is simply Radiesse that is thinned out with a mixture of saline and lidocaine. This diluted mixture is then injected superficially under skin, acting as a skin rejuvenation treatment rather than a volumizer. […]
Myths About Retinol Debunked
Everyone should be using a retinol. The sooner you start, and the more consistent you are, the better your skin will look and age. Retinoids (the umbrella term for retinol products) increase skin cell production and promote cellular turnover, in addition to unclogging pores. Retinol also exfoliates your skin and increases collagen production, which can […]
SPF – Your New BFF!
It’s a misconception that you only need sunscreen when going outside, playing at the beach or being exposed to the sun for an extended period of time. In addition, many people only wear sunscreen during the summer months, but the reality is wearing sunscreen year-round whether it’s sunny or cloudy helps to protect the skin […]
Eyebrow Grooming Tips & Tricks
We spend a lot of time looking at people’s eyes, so it’s only natural that they play a big part in attractiveness. A great pair of eyebrows can act like the perfect frames. They draw focus to your face in all the right places. Eyebrows are more than just the current trend, when the shape […]
Tips For Oily Skin
Oily skin occurs when the sebaceous glands in the skin overproduce sebum. Sebum is the waxy, oily substance that hydrates and protects the skin. It is essential for keeping the skin healthy, however, an excessive amount of sebum can lead to acne and clogged pores. Managing oily skin requires a consistent skincare routine. Here are […]
3 Signs Your Skin Is Ready For A Reset
Everyone goes through a phase where we look in the mirror one day and think, “I am looking a little rough today.” That’s okay, “everyone” experiences this feeling at some point. We are here to help you get ahead of the game and prevent that feeling when you look in the mirror. The goal for […]
Pregnancy Safe Treatments
Congratulations! You just found out you’re pregnant. Then reality kicks in, and you start to wonder, “What treatments can I have? What products are safe for my skin?” These are very common questions to ponder after finding out you’re pregnant. Of course restrictions will apply, but that’s okay! The good news is there are great […]
How To Get Your Skin Summer Ready!
I’m sure you’ve heard people say changing up your skincare routine is imperative with seasonal changes, well, they aren’t wrong! Our skin goes through many changes throughout the year depending on the climate. For example, our skin tends to be much dryer in the winter months, and in the summer months we notice more hyperpigmentation. […]
Lipoden “Skinny Shot”
Lipotropic shots are primarily designed to achieve healthy weight management goals by providing the body with essential amino acids, vitamins, and other micronutrients. On a daily basis we consume many of these ingredients as part of diet, but when given in a calculated formula form with no oral absorption concerns it can add to the […]
Hello Volux — The New FDA-Approved Filler For Sculpting Jawlines
What Is Volux? Basically, Volux defines the jawline. Volux is the only hyaluronic acid filler specifically developed and FDA-approved for the jawline. It’s notable because of its unique texture being the firmest and most dense HA gel out there, yet after being injected into the jawline it is extremely moldable. Volux is more cohesive allowing […]
Why is CBD The New Hot Trend in Facial Aesthetics?
First, let’s talk about what and why CBD is used in medicine. CBD is used to treat multiple conditions such as anxiety and depression, alleviate pain, and calm overall inflammation on the body. CBD oil has been scientifically proven to help with a multitude of health conditions and is now gaining popularity in aesthetic medicine. […]
Have You Heard Of Dermaplaning?
Dermaplaning is a fantastic treatment for exfoliation, leaving the skin smooth and radiant. Using a sterile surgical blade, we can gently exfoliate and eliminate surface layers of dead skin and unwanted “peach fuzz.” With each treatment, 2 to 3 weeks of dead skin cells are removed, revealing brighter and more youthful skin. Dermaplaning is often […]
What is The Geneo Glo2Facial aka The Facial of The Future?
Glo2Facial has clinically proven, immediate and long-lasting results. Glo2Facial’s patented oxygenation technology triggers the body’s natural, physiological process that increases oxygen levels internally. This facial is also commonly known as, “The Facial of the Future” and is able to treat all skin types. Glo2Facial is able to treat multiple types of skin conditions. What to […]
A Mens Guide To Their First Botox Treatment
Looking more distinguished or rugged with a few fine lines or wrinkles is desirable to some men, while others seek to smooth out wrinkles to age gracefully. Many patients in the latter group take action to regain their youthful and clear complexions with skin care products and Botox.
“I woke up like this” trending in 2022, according to expert Corina Corbeille, RN, CANS
New Year, New Options to Glow Up Your Look As health and wellness came into focus in 2021, we saw a rise in patients seeking cosmetic treatments to achieve their glow up for a less is more “I woke up like this” look. The beautification of the skin inside and out. The surge of […]
Sculptra helps restore the deep, underlying structure of the skin to diminish wrinkles. Body contouring in areas like the chest, arms, knees, thighs, and buttocks are common to improve texture, laxity, wrinkles and aging skin. Sculptra works with your body in the deep dermis to help stimulate collagen production and help restore your skin’s inner […]
What is hyperdiluted radiesse?
What is Hyperdiluted Radiesse? Hyperdiluted Radiesse is simply Radiesse that is thinned out with a mixture of saline and lidocaine. This diluted mixture is then injected superficially under skin, acting as a skin rejuvenation treatment rather than a volumizer. Radiesse is a collagen stimulator comprised of calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) microspheres suspended in a water gel. […]
Cheek contouring with the new restylane contour
Restylane Contour is the only cheek filler with XpresHAn Technology™ that restores your natural contour, allows the midface to have dynamic expression, and refreshes your look. As we age and lose volume in the midface, we also lose definition in the medial cheeks.
How To Start a Basic Skincare Routine
Thinking on where to start to build a skincare routine that works yet is simple? Effective skincare has to do with using the right skincare products for your skin and being compliant with your skincare regimen. Starting off simple with key ingredients can be the easiest way to stick to your regimen before compounding your […]
Why Millennials LovE Botox
In the age of selfies, Instagram, Snapchat, and the hundreds of other forms of social networking nowadays, the desire to look and feel good is imperative to the younger generation. Botox is taking over the selfie generation as a must have, new high end product because of its ability to smooth away lines, improve texture, […]
Explaining cosmetic procedures to your kids
Kids say the darnedest things! Truth is, you don’t have to tell your kids the truth, but as they get older, you may want to consider it. Most importantly, whatever you decide to say, let’s be sure you aren’t implying that you dislike yourself, your features, or your body.
Why should neurotoxin and filler be used in combination?
Peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, neurotoxins and fillers. Fillers and neurotoxins go together perfectly and when used in tandem by a professional, a nonsurgical liquid lift results. These injectables are a great combo since most candidates for dynamic wrinkles also have early volume loss in their cheeks, jawline and marionettes. Dermal fillers can […]
How To Prepare For Your Wedding day
Preparing for the big day requires timing. Setting specific goals for yourself like reducing acne and inflammation, increasing collagen or elastin, or simply hydrating the skin will allow you on to be on track toward an attainable skin-care plan for your wedding day. The timeline leading up to your wedding is also a crucial aspect […]
Micronized Retinols Retinol will continue to be a gold standard ingredient, thanks to its many benefits. Using a retinol twice a week can increase collagen production, promote cellular turnover, help treat acne, unclog pores, minimize fine lines and wrinkles, and improve skin texture and tone.
FEELING TIRED, WHAT IS UNDER EYE FILLER?
Whether from aging, loss of volume, lack of sleep, or simply genetics, dark circles underneath the eyes are a very common occurrence. Even the most healthy, well-rested individuals can have dark circles or streaks. Under eye creams are necessary for maintaining the skin texture & laxity and can improve dark circles, but dermal fillers are […]
Kybella is for men, too!
Men? Living a healthy lifestyle is not always easy when going out to lunch with partners, clients, and coworkers. The days go by quickly and that cold one with a bag of chips can be enticing. All of the stress, unhealthy eating, and lack of exercise catches up after a while, though.
How long should you wait after your injectable treatment before resuming other facial treatments?
A common question for many is how long to wait after your injectable treatment before resuming your anti-aging care plan. Each provider may have a different timeline for post injection treatments or procedures to resume in your regimen. We advise for patients to wait the following periods of time AFTER getting injection treatments before having […]
5 Makeup Tips With Injectable Treatments
Ready to start turning back the clock on your facial appearance and using less makeup? Or enhancing your lips or cheeks for a bit of a boost? For many women they don’t feel fully dressed until their makeup is complete. When having cosmetic injectable treatments to enhance your natural beauty, it’s important to know how […]
8 Daily Tips to Perfect Skin
Thoroughly Cleanse, Day & Night Leaving makeup on your skin, or oil and dirt which builds up during the day, doesn’t allow your skin to breathe at night and can ruin a clear complexion. If you have a day when you wear heavier make up or feel extra oily, double cleansing is a great way […]
What Is the Difference Between Jeuveau, Dysport, and Botox
Whether you want to smooth wrinkles, prevent wrinkles from becoming deep or just reverse signs of aging, there are multiple neuromodulator injections to consider. But what are the differences? One of the most popular injectable treatments available is Botox.
6 Ways to Save Your Skin During the Summer
Summertime is the perfect time to relax, whether it be by the pool, at the beach, or in your backyard. The summer sun will be ready to leave you sun-kissed along with promoting Vitamin D production! With that in mind, it’s very important to care for your skin properly during the summer heat. Below are […]
The Importance of Jaw Lines
The jawline and cheek vectors are the most defining features of the human face. They help to frame the other facial features and are a big indicator of age, both real and assumed. The jawline definition is important in both men and women to convey a youthful face. In men a strong, angular jawline signifies […]
Vitamin A for Skin Health
Vitamin A might be less talked about than Vitamin C and D, but this vitamin is essential for your skin health. Vitamin A is beneficial for eyesight, the immune system and contributes to bone health. It helps prevent night blindness (difficulty seeing well in low light), and slows age-related sight decline.
4 Steps to Choosing the Right Injector
Choosing the right injector with a knowledge of anatomy and an artistic eye is imperative to ensure that you stay safe while avoiding unnecessary pain and frustration. Selecting a provider is the most important decision you will make when it comes to your injectable treatments.
Botox for Men
Understanding the male face takes a unique approach, as male and female facial anatomy differ. Cosmetic treatments are now very sophisticated and more inclusive for men and women, with the social stigma decreasing. Botox treatments are on the rise among men, one motivator being to stay competitive in today’s job market.
Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is an essential water-soluble vitamin that you must obtain through diet or supplements. It’s found naturally in animal products and has many roles in your body. It supports the normal function of your nerve cells and is needed for red blood cell formation and DNA synthesis.
What preventative treatments are available for your age?
I am a huge advocate on preventative anti-aging treatments and starting early when possible, although it’s never too late to start your anti-aging regimen! Taking care of your skin at any age is vital to maintain a youthful appearance. Preventative treatments allow us to stay a step ahead of the aging process. There are treatment options […]
What is the best product for vertical lines around the mouth?
JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC is formulated with VYCROSS®, a proprietary filler technology from Allergan. Volbella® XC is a hyaluronic acid filler which helps effectively increase lip fullness and soften the appearance of vertical lines around the mouth.
Botox: Myths Vs. Facts
What is Botox? Botox® is a neuromodulator that causes muscles to relax and has been used for over 20 years in cosmetics treatments. Botox helps to improve the cosmetic appearance of facial lines and wrinkles. Botox also has medical uses to treat various symptoms and conditions, including migraines. If you’re considering Botox for cosmetic or […]
How Long Do Cosmetic Injections Last?
The longevity of cosmetic treatments depends on several variables. The product, age of the patient, intensity of the muscle movement, amount of volume loss, etc. When consulting with a knowledgeable provider they will determine the best product for the area of injection for your specific face. Below is an approximation of a few different products […]
What anti-aging and preventative treatments can you do for your skin? (Ages 25-30 years old)
I am a huge advocate on preventative treatments and starting early when possible, although it’s never too late to start your anti-aging regimen! Taking care of your skin at any age is vital to maintain a youthful appearance. Preventative treatments allow us to stay a step ahead of the aging process and also can improve […]
A few tips to keep your skin looking youthful, glowing, & rejuvenated!
1. Always wear SPF 30 or higher with UVA/UVB protection. *I recommend Revision Skincare Intellishade TruPhysical. 2. Exfoliate to keep your skin looking radiant, *I recommend Revision Skincare Brightening Wash and ZO Health scrub (3 nights a week). 3. Wash your make-up off every night before sleep, let your skin breath. 4. Use a retinol cream […]
How to start an anti-aging regimen for the New Year!
Happy New Year! As we start off the year with New Years resolutions, taking care of our skin is no exception! When it comes to committing to an anti-aging regimen it can simply be overwhelming without direction and guidance in developing a care plan that’s right for you. A plan can be the key to […]
The Year of the “Tweak-ment”
Overfilled “duck” lips, Botox “frozen” faces and exaggerated cosmetic procedures are trending their way out of mainstream injectables! Now that injections are becoming less taboo, patients are increasingly wanting little “tweaks” and minimal changes to their natural facial structure.
How Long De Cosmetic Injections Last?
The longevity of cosmetic treatments depends on several variables. The product, age of the patient, intensity of the muscle movement, amount of volume loss, etc. When consulting with a knowledgable provider they will determine the best product for the area of injection for your specific face.
The Magic of Micro-needling
SkinPen is a micro-needling device for treating various dermatologic conditions on the face, neck, décolleté, arms, hands, legs, abdomen and back. The benefits of micro-needling are a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improve hyper-pigmentation, dark spots, acne scars and stretch marks and create a youthful glow to the skin.
Medical mission, Burkina Faso, africa
♥Burkina Faso, West Africa♥ If I can touch the life of any 1 person…Mission Accomplished—Corina, RN Those words are truly how I felt going into my first medical mission. I did not know what to expect, what we would encounter, how I would be received, if I would really do any good, and ultimately I […]