MedbeautyLA

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Microneedling

Last week on the blog we covered the ins and outs of a skin care treatment known as dermaplaning (check it out if you missed it!), and this week we wanted to delve into another extremely beneficial-yet-sometimes-intimidating service: microneedling. Specifically: Does microneedling hurt/Is microneedling painful? First, Some Microneedling Basics: Microneedling creates tiny “micro-injuries” to the…

Continue reading »

Dermaplaning: The Best Skin Care Procedure You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

When many of our clients reach out about getting “glowy” skin, they often ask about our chemical peels and microdermabrasion services. However, I’ve noticed that many patients who call in have never heard of one of the most effective and gentle skin-brightening procedures that we offer: dermaplaning. (And when a lot of clients do hear…

Continue reading »

Why Regularly-Scheduled Facials Are Important

Many people view facials as an “only every once in a while” indulgence — something reserved for special occasions or “treat yourself” moments. However, regularly-scheduled facials (as in every 4-6 weeks) are actually a major part of an effective skin care routine, and go a long way in helping your skin look and feel its…

Continue reading »

The Best Foods For Glowing Skin

When most of us think skin care, we think of things like serums, facials, and SPF. However, an often underappreciated part of glowing skin is what we put in our bodies. Our skin is technically our largest organ (yes, skin is an organ!) and — much like our brain and heart — proper nutrition makes…

Continue reading »

The Truth About Botox — From Someone Who Gets It Regularly

I’ve been getting Botox since I was 27 years old … which means I’ve officially been getting it for over half-a-decade. While some people get Botox in their 20s for medical reasons (it can be helpful for migraines) my decision came down to good old-fashioned wrinkle prevention. The current theory is that if you stop…

Continue reading »

Summer Skin Care in the Age of Protective Masks

Summer is right around the corner, and while the change in seasons means bringing back your beloved summer wardrobe, it’s also the perfect time to reevaluate your skin care routine and make sure it’s still serving your needs. Seasonal changes in weather can have dramatic effects on our skin, meaning products that work well for…

Continue reading »