The Role of an Esthetician

The next time you visit Ageless Allure Medispa, you may be administered treatment by one of our skilled estheticians. Learn more about who these licensed professionals are, and how receiving treatments from an esthetician can help improve the health and overall appearance of your skin. Who Are Estheticians? Estheticians – also spelled aestheticians – are skin care professionals. They are …

Day Spa vs Medical Spa: What’s the Difference?

Today, a spa day could mean more than just an excuse to pamper yourself with a relaxing mud bath or facial. Since the early 2000s, medical spas – or med spas – have been growing in number and popularity across the United States. If you’ve come across the term medical spa, you may be wondering how it differs from a …

Treating Wrinkles With Botox and Dermal Fillers

Wrinkles, fine lines, and skin sagging all develop as part of the natural aging process. Botox and dermal fillers are two safe, non-invasive cosmetic procedures you can have to smooth and reduce the appearance of these skin marks. Both treatments are administered via injection. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between Botox and fillers to choose the treatment …

How Hyaluronic Acid Helps Your Skin

Hyaluronic acid (HA or hyaluronan) is a sugar molecule that your body produces naturally in the skin, connective tissues, joints, and eyes. It is the primary material in the extracellular matrix, which is the gel-like substance that surrounds and protects your skin cells. Collagen and elastin – the proteins responsible for giving your skin shape and structure – are also …

Five Preventative Measures for Anti-Aging Eye Care

The eyes may be the window to the soul – but more accurately, the eyes are the window to the health of your skin. The skin under and around your eyes is thinner and more delicate, and the eye area is one of the first places to show signs of aging. Your eyes also do a lot of work throughout …

What is Toner?

It’s the skincare product you never hear about, but that everyone has in their medicine cabinet: toner. Toner is a water-based liquid that penetrates the skin to hydrate it and strip away the top layer of dead skin cells. In the past, most toners were alcohol-based and designed to treat acne and excess oils on the face. However, new formulas …

How Enzymes Are Used in Skin Care

In the skin care industry, “enzymes” is the new buzzword. But what are they, and what happens when you use enzyme-based products on your skin? Enzymes are organic chemicals that speed up the rate of chemical reactions. Several are naturally produced in the body and on the skin. For example, when you eat meals high in proteins and fats, enzymes …

The Benefits of Salt for Your Skin

Salt is a naturally occurring mineral that is rich in other minerals like magnesium, sulfur, calcium, sodium, and potassium. These minerals and other trace elements have numerous benefits for your overall health and for your skin. Salt helps keep your body’s electrolytes in balance, it aids in blood pressure regulation, and it reduces inflammation and pain from a sore throat. …

The Skin Benefits of Using Retinoids

Retinoids are all the rage when it comes to skin care. But if you are considering adding retinoids to your skin care routine, you may not know what to use and why. For example, you may hear multiple terms being thrown around – retinoids, retinol, Retin-A. Retinoids are a class of chemical compounds that contain Vitamin A and its derivatives. …

Summer Skin Care Tips

This summer, the heat is on to keep your skin looking cool. During summertime, the heat, humidity, and sunlight may have you worrying about how to protect your skin while still enjoying beach trips and backyard barbecues. Here, we offer a few tips to help you maximize your summer skin care. 1. Maintain a Cleansing and Moisturizing Routine We know …