Safe Tanning Products

Written by digital team on March 18, 2016

I was asked if there is was a safe tanning product?

I was recently asked for advice around a popular tanning oil – a client was seeking guidance as to whether it was the product for her. Once I began reading, the product immediately lost me with words referring to “safe tanning”.

One could spend a lot of time researching ingredients, but I am quite certain the ingredients of the product in question do not have documented & safe protection ratings against

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Crow’s Feet – What You Really Need To Know?

Written by digital team on March 5, 2016

What is Crow’s Feet?

Crow’s feet are the small lines and wrinkles in the corners of the eyes which resemble the shape of bird’s feet thus the name. They are also called “laugh lines” or simply referred to as “age lines”. It is usually the first sign of skin aging which can appear as early as in the mid-20s. These are dynamic wrinkles which are most noticeable when muscles in the face contract like when a person smiles or squints. Crow’s

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Do you have a The Double Chin that just won’t go away?

Written by digital team on January 25, 2016

65% of people surveyed said they were unhappy with under-the-chin fullness, based on a 2014 study of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery(ASDS.

There is a solution without Surgery………………

Kybella vs. Chin Liposuction Surgery

Kybella is a new FDA approved procedure for treating the fat underneath the chin (also known as submental fat). Kybella is composed of deoxycholic acid. Kybella is an exact match to the deoxycholic acid produced by your body to absorb fats. This treatment therefore allows for the

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The Lip Filler Phenomenon

Written by digital team on November 18, 2015

For the past 25 years, plastic surgery clinics have been kept busy by women getting breast implant surgery. Now, a non-surgical trend has now taken the world by storm and is now keeping those same clinics busy! Large, luscious lips along with other non-surgical options are in vogue now, and plastic surgery requests lack in comparison. Perhaps the fact that anyone can afford cosmetic treatments now, not just socialites and Hollywood stars, is fueling this rising trend. The

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Why You Actually Do Need to Worry About Collagen in Your 20s

Written by digital team on November 11, 2015
Bellafill Connecticut

Admit it: When people start talking about anti-aging creams and in-office treatments that stimulate collagen, it’s easy to tune out. As twentysomethings, we’re flush with the stuff. So it’s easy to figure that collagen-chasing is something for the middle-aged—like marriage and wearing sensible shoes. Or so we’ve been told.

But recently, the mind-blowing advice of a few dermatologists has us doing a skin-strategy double-take. Though we currently have collagen and elastin (the stuff that keeps skin smooth

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Written by digital team on October 9, 2015

Laser hair removal may not be the most exciting or glamorous procedure in medical aesthetics, but it certainly is popular. There were 828,000 laser hair removal treatments performed in 2014 making it the third most commonly sought after treatment. Hair is an interesting part of the skin, is it not? Women and men both spend a great deal of time, money and energy on issues related to their hair. Having a gorgeous head of hair is glamorous. Having the right hair in

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Food For Thought: What Causes Acne?

Written by digital team on September 28, 2015

“You are what you eat.” That phrase has been thrown around for decades, but is there any truth to it? Many explored the connection between food and health issues, but what about acne? Many writers and health experts stress the importance of avoiding a certain food for clear skin, or blame another food for a sudden breakout. In fact, chocolate, dairy and carbs seem to be the biggest targets for causing acne. An excerpt from Food Insight shed

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Why Summertime is the Perfect Time for a Facial

Written by digital team on August 27, 2015

The sun here in the Connecticut is warming pools and beaches, patios and backyards everywhere. All those extra rays from the sun are calling you outside to have fun, and if you’re like me, you’ve been answering its beckoning. With all the outside adventures come big changes for your skin. Wintertime can dry out your skin with cold blasts and now the summer sun is beating down on your skin, bringing more oils out and for some of

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Toxic Sugar and Skin: What You Do Not Know Can Age You

Written by digital team on June 18, 2015

Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet, and toxic too! Sugar is an enticing and dangerous seductress: obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cavities, and a litany of other health woes are all well-documented sugar-related problems. Sugar is also a skin aging and wrinkling accelerator. It is a cruel paradox: How can something that tastes so good be so bad?

Part of the challenge is the ubiquity of sugar in the diet. Cruise down almost any aisle in a supermarket and

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Botox and the Aging Process

Written by digital team on May 15, 2015

Areas Botox Treats

Do you want to know how you can have smooth, wrinkle-free skin?

Are you in your mid-20’s to 30’s and wondering if it is too early to start Botox?

Did you know that Botox can prevent the aging process?


How do wrinkles form?

The formation of wrinkles is a complicated process. It involves a combination of exposure to sunlight, environmental pollutants, smoking, decrease in critical connective tissue components such as collagen and elastin with aging, and

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