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Attack Beauty Problems with Laser-point Accuracy
October, 2017 - Issue #157
Something bugging you about your visage? Have a "trouble spot" that needs a time out? Yeah, there's a laser for that.
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Thermage
Thermage is a safe, non-invasive procedure that, through deep heating technology and radio frequency, allows your skin to repair itself naturally. The treatment not only stimulates new collagen growth but also tightens your existing collagen. With no surgery, no injections and little down time, it can give you tighter, smoother-looking skin, softened wrinkles and lines and an overall younger appearance. Improvements are immediate and can last from six months to several years, depending on your skin condition, sun exposure and the aging process. Thermage is extremely safe and is used for treating periorbital wrinkles; tightening cheeks, neck, and jowls; and reducing under-chin sagging. However, it is also effective in tightening skin anywhere else on the body, including legs, arms, the abdomen and buttocks. The procedure itself ranges from one to three hours, depending on the size of the area to be treated. You will feel an immediate cool sensation followed by a brief hot sensation, then a cool sensation again. The procedure is painless and, since this is a completely non-invasive treatment, the side effects are minimal. Some patients experience mild to moderate swelling, which could lead to time off from work or normal activities. Minimal redness does occur, but usually disappears shortly after treatment. No special aftercare is usually needed after having the procedure. Heat related problems or complications can occur, but are rare.
Younique Cosmetic Surgery 388-0040

Core Fractionated CO2 Laser Resurfacing
Restorative lasers can be amazingly beneficial, imparting superb results with minimal downtime. The Core Fractionated CO2 Laser offers superior results with the fewest treatments; it's known for enhancing skin tone and texture, reducing the effects of the sun and aging on the skin, smoothing lines and wrinkles, skin tightening and improving acne scars. Treatments range from mild to aggressive based on the extent of the rejuvenation you are looking for. Downtime is approximately two weeks. Right now, save $250 in October. See the ad on page 12 for details.
Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Care 254-3686

Geneveve
Geneveve Treats postmenopausal atrophy, atrophic vaginitis, laxity, stress urinary incontinence and so much more - which is why it should be a top consideration for every woman who wants to feel her best "down there." This very safe procedure has a huge fanbase, and why not? Over 90 percent of women treated report significant improvement thanks to Geneveve. There's zero downtime and, even better, you can get 10 percent off your second session when you buy two.
Aesthetic Center of Santa Clarita 312-0497

Fraxel Dual Laser
The Fraxel Dual laser is the perfect treatment to improve skin texture, fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes, acne scarring and surgical scarring, as well as sun damage. It is a fractional resurfacing laser that has two different wavelengths that can be customized to address your unique concerns. Fraxel Dual works effectively by carefully targeting damaged skin with microscopic laser columns deep into the skin. Only a fraction of tissue is treated at a time, leaving surrounding skin untouched, which promotes rapid healing and requires very little downtime. Your body's natural healing process is stimulated and old skin cells are replaced by new ones, creating a fresh healthy glow and a more-even skin tone and texture. Fraxel Dual laser treatments are FDA approved and are effective on all skin types. Four treatments, spaced at least four weeks apart, are recommended. With the summer wrapping up, this is the perfect time to start treatments. Individual and package pricing are available.
DermaCure Medical Aesthetics 257-8400

Endermologie is Cellulite's Worst Enemy
Endermologie is a non-invasive way of shaping your body, reducing the appearance of cellulite and improving overall skin fitness. It utilizes a small hand-held motorized tool with rollers that stimulate venous and lymphatic systems, reducing toxins and increasing collagen. If you're tired of working out and barely eating, yet still having no change in your body shape, it's time to add endermologie to your routine. Endermologie is the number-one body massage treatment resulting in body contouring, inch loss and real cellulite reduction. The process offers a proven solution for localized fat, dimples and skin sagging. With Endermologie, it is possible to lose inches with long-lasting results.
ForeverSlim SCV 313-4878

More Confident with WAX
There's no better stress reliever than a session at WAX by Heather Nelson. Her award-winning techniques and skills insure that everyone leaves confident in their appearance, self-esteem boosted and glowing from the inside out. Just 15 minutes in her restorative salon offers a respite from the daily hustle and contributes to an overall healthy lifestyle. Waxing is a time-honored method of removing unwanted hair safely, emphasizing each person's unique curves and highlights. At WAX by Heather Nelson, a variety of services are offered, from a simple brow grooming to a Brazilian, which many women say give them a heightened sense of comfort and hygiene.
WAX by Heather Nelson 644-4346
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