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Protect those lips, girl!

By Melissa Miller, Master Body Contouring Specialist How to keep your lips safe in the sun Before every summer outing or beach trip, you probably slather yourself with sunscreen. But you might be forgetting an important area prone to burning: the lips. Your lips, especially the lower lip, are constantly exposed to sunlight when outside. …

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Most Common Questions Asked

Written by Lauren Klein   Working in this field we get a lot of questions asked about us in general, services and treatments, and also skincare. I am sure if we are getting some of the same questions asked daily, that YOU might be looking for the answer to some of the same questions.. so …

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My lip filler experience 

Written by: Stephanie Borjas, NP   The most common injection site for a filler from Allergan’s Juvederm line is filler injected into the lips for a prettier, more fuller or defined pout. In our medspa, we use Juvederm Ultra XC to accent our clients lips and help them reach their aesthetic goals. I remember when …

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Lip Flip vs Lip Filler

Written by: Jennifer McClead   In recent years, beauty circles have become more interested in achieving fuller, more voluminous lips. But for someone new to the world of aesthetics, finding a procedure that works for you can be pretty daunting. At L-Aesthetics & Longevity, we offer two options to help you get natural looking, beautiful …

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Why don't my expensive facial creams work?

Bunny Lines 

Written by: Stephanie Borjas, NP   Ever notice those lines on the sides of your nose that become more obvious when you make a “stinky” face, laugh or smile? In the aesthetic business, we call those lines “bunny lines”. Although they have a cute name, and start out as harmless wrinkles that disappear when not …

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Juvederm Filler Family!

Written By: Brielle Kirk, PA-C When coming into the office for a filler appointment, it might be confusing to know which filler you need. In this post, I will provide a brief overview of each filler from Juvederm. Juvederm Volbella XC Longevity: 12 months Area – natural, hydrated appearance of the lips and filling in …

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How to Approach the “Smile Lines” aka Nasolabial Folds

Written by: Brielle Kirk, PA-C Hate those lines extending downward from your nose towards your mouth? They are often referred to as “smile lines,” but they are really called nasolabial folds (NLF). I would say they are one of the most common complaints I hear from patients consulting at our medical spa. It is normal …

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Juvederm vs. Restylane: Which Filler is right for me? 

Written by: Stephanie Marie Borjas, FNP-C       When choosing a medspa, something to consider is which dermal filler they use as a practice. Juvederm by Allergan and Restylane by Galderma are the leading dermal fillers in the world of aesthetics. Dermal fillers are made up of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid naturally occurs in the …

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Your Eyes Tell A Story

Written by: Lauren Klein Face masks and coverings have become “The Norm” as we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic. With nothing but your eyes showing, we don’t want to be defined by how old we look, so let your eyes tell your story! With good products and measures taken at L-Aesthetics and Longevity we want …

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5 Myths about Botox:

Written by: Stephanie Marie Borjas, FNP-C (she/her/ella)  Botox is neurotoxin treatment by Allergan pharmaceuticals that is FDA approved for treating fine lines and wrinkles caused by the repeated contraction of muscle movement. Its popularity in mainstream media can bring about product awareness but confusion regarding its safety and efficacy. Here are 5 Botox myths: debunked! 1- …

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Filler Pre- and Post- Care.

Written by: Brielle Kirk, PA-C Often, people can engage in lifestyle habits that make treatment time complicated and healing time longer. Make your appointment go a lot smoother and optimize your healing by following some of these recommendations! Before your appointment: – Do not have any dental procedures or vaccinations 2 weeks before injection appointment. …

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Botox vs Filler: Decoding the Differences

  Written by: Blaise Geyer PA-C   How does Botox differ from dermal fillers? The differences between the two are easy to understand in theory, however, the nuances in practice can be harder to grasp. Both Botox and dermal filler are extremely popular (thank you Kardashians), non-surgical cosmetic injectable treatments that are performed within the …

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Keep Calm And Ice On!

Written By: Blaise Geyer, PA-C The Do’s and Don’ts of Post Injectable Care So you made it through your first injectable appointment, congratulations! Understandably it’s a little scary leading up to that first appointment, but you nailed it. Now that you’re through the first appointment, let’s address some common side effects and post care do’s …

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Preparing for Your Botox or Filler Appointment like a Pro

  Written by: Blaise Geyer PA-C You’ve finally decided to pull the trigger and you’ve scheduled your Botox and/or dermal filler appointment. Yipee! But then panic sets in..what should you expect and how do you prepare for your appointment? Nerves are normal especially before your first visit, however, we want you to feel as comfortable …

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Which Juvederm Filler do I Need?

Written by Blaise Geyer, PA-C “The Beauty Blaiser” But They’re All Called Juvederm: Clearing up the Juvederm Filler Confusion You come in expecting to get Juvederm Ultra in your cheeks because we’re running a special, but then your injector tells you that we need to use Voluma instead. But why? They’re all Juvederm products so …

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