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Benefits of Exfoliation

In Aesthetics by R. S. Armstrong, MD October 11th, 2019

Exfoliation is a necessary component of a healthy skincare routine. Proper exfoliation can lead to a youthful and vibrant complexion while improving the texture and health of your skin. Whether you use a physical exfoliator or a chemical one, your complexion will thank you. At the Jay J. Garcia Centers, we value exfoliation for its numerous benefits.  Benefits of Exfoliation  Unclogs pores: Exfoliation penetrates the skin and loosens dirt, pollutants and oil from pores, bringing them …

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5 foods that are bad for your skin

In Aesthetics, Nutrition by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC October 31st, 2018

Your skin is your largest organ and is intricately connected with the other systems in the body. This means that something that is good for your body is usually also good for your skin, such as getting enough sleep. Things that are bad for your body, such as chronic high stress levels, are also bad for your skin. But even if you you’re making an effort to live a healthy life, you may be aggravating …

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Reduce visible signs of aging with Venus Freeze

In Aesthetics by Alice Goodman October 8th, 2018

Are you concerned about visible signs of aging? Venus Freeze™ may be the solution! The Venus Freeze treatment helps reduce visible signs of skin aging and can be used on any area of the body, including the face. Venus Freeze has received national media attention due to its advanced technology that allows for long-lasting results with no downtime, pain, or worrisome side effects. What is Venus Freeze? Venus Freeze is a non-invasive treatment used to …

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Botox for men: Why Brotox is on the rise

In Aesthetics by Alice Goodman September 12th, 2018

The days of assuming that women are the only ones who get aesthetic procedures are long over. In fact, the number of men getting minimally invasive cosmetic enhancements like BotoxⓇ — a trend known as Brotox — are higher than ever. After all, a great-looking face shouldn’t be reserved for women only. Those creases between the eyebrows, wrinkles on the forehead, and crow’s feet affect men and women alike — and can be quickly fixed …

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How to make dermal fillers and Botox last longer

In Aesthetics by Alice Goodman May 13th, 2019

No matter how well you take care of your skin, everyone eventually develops facial wrinkles. Fortunately, many of the fine lines and wrinkles that accompany aging can be reduced or softened with aesthetic treatments such as Botox and dermal fillers. Botox and dermal fillers can be highly effective at helping you maintain a youthful appearance, but these treatments offer only temporary results. Before you make the decision to proceed with either (or both!) of these …

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Get your beauty sleep: How sleep benefits your skin

In Aesthetics by Alice Goodman September 1st, 2018

Do you know how sleep benefits your skin? We are told to get our beauty sleep but here are reasons beauty sleep is so important.  A lack of sleep can result in obvious outward effects such as dark circles and puffy eyes, but that’s not all. Being sleep deprived can cause long-term damage to your skin. Keep these beauty benefits in mind next time you’re tempted to stay up late binge-watching a new show! Helps …

Botox parties

Attend a Botox party in your area!Curious about Botox? Want to save money on Botox and dermal fillers? Attend one of our Botox parties! Botox parties are a great way to spend a fun evening with friends and learn about popular facial rejuvenation procedures such as Botox and dermal fillers. These events are both educational and entertaining! Mingle with others who have already had the treatment; get your questions answered in a comfortable, relaxed setting; …

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10 things to know before getting your face waxed

In Aesthetics by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 28th, 2018

Before getting your face waxed, here are 10 things to know about waxing that will help you maintain positive results for as long as possible. Waxing your face can provide you with smooth, hair-free skin for up to several weeks. Waxing is often much more convenient than shaving, as it pulls out unwanted hair by its roots and produces results that last significantly longer. 1. Is waxing painful? Waxing may cause pain that usually lasts …

CrystalSmooth microdermabrasion

CrystalSmooth® microdermabrasion THE CRYSTALSMOOTH MICRODERM SYSTEM GOES BEYOND BASIC CLEANSING. IT PROVIDES DEEP YET GENTLE EXFOLIATION FOR SMOOTHER-FEELING SKIN. With the CrystalSmooth system, it only takes three minutes to achieve smoother, brighter skin. REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT Why microdermabrasion? Dry skin and dead skin cells can keep you from looking your best. Dead skin cells create a dull appearance and prevent your products from fully absorbing. Regular washing, even with mechanical cleansing devices, won’t remove all …

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Are Botox parties safe?

In Aesthetics by Alice Goodman August 30th, 2018

Botox parties can be a fun way to spend time with your friends while improving your appearance. If you’re new to Botox, hosting or attending a Botox party can help you learn more about the benefits of this minimally invasive cosmetic treatment, and gives you a close-up look into how this procedure is performed in a casual setting. Above all, make sure the Botox party is safe. Some healthcare professionals warn that Botox parties are …