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When Should You Start Getting Botox and Filler?

Botox and filler are used for a variety of reasons: refining jaw lines, enhancing lips, treating migraines (for real) — to name just a few. But one of the most common reasons is to treat visible signs of aging. Many of our clients come in with concerns over things like expression lines on their foreheads,…

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The Best Moisturizer You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

I’m generally a fan of cutting costs in your skincare routine when possible. This typically means splurging on certain “must-have” items, like high-quality serums and sunscreens, and heading to the drugstore for more budget-friendly cleansers and moisturizers. (If currently trying to economize, you can check out our previous blog on this: Skincare Products That Are…

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Everything to Know About the L.A. Contour Facial

BOOK NOW! We recently introduced two brand new facials to our menu of services: the DTLA Deep Hydration Facial and the L.A. Contour Facial (both personally curated by our highly experienced Head Aesthetician, Holly Byerly). While the purpose of a deep hydration treatment is pretty self-explanatory, a number of clients have asked about the L.A….

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Everything To Know About The DiamondGlow™ Facial

We recently began offering DiamondGlow™ facials at our practice — aka the Allergan-brand version of what is commonly referred to as a “hydra-facial.” Hydra-facials, or “dermal infusion” treatments, use a specialized wand to exfoliate and extract while also infusing the skin with targeted serums for your specific skin needs — all in one step. This…

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The SaltFacial 411

Of all the facials we offer at MedBeautyLA, The SaltFacial generates the most curiosity among new clients. Many have never heard of the medical-grade treatment, and those who get it often become devotees. So, what exactly is this mysterious SaltFacial? The Basics The SaltFacial is a three-step process that takes about 50 minutes. The first…

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Why REYN “Base Serum” Is My New Skin Care Staple

New “game-changing” skincare products are a dime a dozen, and sorting through all the hype and marketing can get both daunting and exhausting. That’s why I didn’t get too excited when my LA-based esthetician, Holly Byerly, recommended REYN Base Serum. Holly — who has 20 years of skin care experience — co-founded REYN and spent…

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Bruising and Botox: What to Expect (And How To Minimize It)

We’ve recently received a number of questions about Botox bruising. Specifically, “How likely am I to bruise after receiving Botox?” and “How bad will the bruises be?” The reality is every patient is different (and sometimes, the same patient can react differently each time. I’ve personally both bruised and not bruised after receiving Botox from…

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What CoolSculpting REALLY Feels Like

CoolSculpting often generates a ton of interest among our clients — specifically because it’s a non-surgical way to reduce fat in traditional “problem areas.” (CoolSculpting can eliminate up to 20-40% of fat cells in a specific area.) However, the treatment itself can sound, well, kind of intimidating. Most people have a lot of questions involving…

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Skin Care Products That Are Actually Worth the Splurge

Quality skin care products can yield fantastic results when used consistently and as directed … but (let’s be real) they can also be tough on the wallet. It’s no secret that a number of products in high-end lines can run anywhere from $100 to $300 a bottle, meaning that buying multiple products in these lines…

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