Blog Archives: September 2017

Why Your Face Ages & How Dermal Fillers Can Help

It happens to everyone. One day you look in the mirror and things just aren’t the way they used to be – bummer. Luckily modern technology has blessed us with ways to combat this harsh reality. The Structure of Your Face Changes as You Age Young, healthy skin contains several substances in abundance that give your face it’s shape and…

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A Brief History of Botox

Towards the end of the 18th century small towns in Southern Germany suffered an outbreak of a strange and deadly illness that poisoned its victims’ nerves, causing progressive shut down, or paralysis of essential physical functions. A local medical officer and poet by the name of Justinus Kerner studied more than 200 cases of this disease before publishing the first accurate and complete description…

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Dermaplaning 101

Queen Cleopatra is said to have frequently bathed in sour milk, which acts as an exfoliant due to it’s lactic acid content. In fact, ancient Egypt is where exfoliation first appeared. The Egyptians practiced many techniques in addition to sour milk baths, such as scrubbing their skin with alabaster and applying a paste made from sand and aloe. Various other cultures throughout…

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