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Injectables Mean Fewer Lines this Fall

Salt Lake City's long summer days can be hard on your skinmake amends this autumn with injectables specials at Aesthetica Medical Spa.

Because there are many different types of injectables, knowing which one will best fit your needs can be tricky. By consulting with the professionals Aesthetica, the professionals the premier spot for beauty for Salt Lake City and Utah County, you can determine the best injectable to achieve those fresh-faced results.

Frown-Line Fillers

Botox:  Botox works to paralyze the muscles between the eyebrows that cause fine lines and eventually deep wrinkles. Botox can last up to four months when injected into the muscles of the face. It doesnt effect the nerves that cause sensation. For Utah Botox, Aesthetica will properly administer the nonsurgical injection for a more youthful look.

Dysport: From smiling to squinting, your facial movements cause your skin to crease. Dysport can eliminate fine lines in your forehead while also moderately lifting your brow. Dysport requires an injection into five points around the eyebrows and reduces the activity in these muscles. After Dysport injections, facial muscles are unable to contract and cause frown lines.

Xeomin: If frown-lines or crows feet are moderate to severe, Xeomin is a viable option. Xeomin blocks nerve activity in problem muscle group that cause glabellar lines. Xeomin is made up of similar ingredients to Botox and lasts up to six months.

Smile-Line Injectables

Belotero: From vertical lip lines to smile lines around the mouth, also called nasolabial folds, Belotero Dermal Fillers can adapt to your skin for soft correction. This versatile injector is made up of hyaluronic acid (HA) that is a natural component of your skin.

Juvéderm: This injectable gel is inserted into facial tissue to add volume and smooth out lines. This treatment gives the face a softer appearance and most patients find that the results last up to a year. There are two different formulations of Juvéderm, so it works for different skin types and can be customized for your special need.

Perlane: Perlane is an effective filler for facial lines and scars. This injectable is also used to augment lips. This treatment lasts typically about six months, but some patients find they only need one Perlane treatment a year.

Restylane®: Similar to Perlane, Restylane not only fills in wrinkles and folds on your face, but it works as a lip injector as well. After just one treatment, lips appear fuller and more defined. It provides natural-looking smoothness that lasts six months.

Facial-Contouring Fillers

Radiesse: Radiesse is a collagen filler that augments and enhances facial features. This filler lasts up to a year and produces a naturally soft look.

Juvederm Volume XC: New on the Medical Spa market is Juvederm Volume XC. This injectable lasts up to two years and instantly adds volume to the cheeks.

Salt Lake City Botox and Injectables at Aesthetica Medical Spa

Ready to erase a few years from your face? Schedule your injectable appointment at Aesthetica Medical Spa Utahs destination medical spa. Schedule your appointment or free consultation today! 877-580-2622

BioTE Hormone Replacement Therapy Helps Both Men & Women

Ah, aging. Nobody’s favorite topic. When did blowing out birthday candles become a chore rather than an occasion to celebrate? But, rather than be discouraged by the changes our bodies experience as we age, we should seek solutions that help us look and feel our best. Because, ultimately, you are only as old as you feel.

A hormone imbalance is often to blame when we have age-related changes that negatively impact our lives. And bioidentical pellet hormone therapy can be a powerful option. Read on to learn how bioidentical hormone therapy from Aesthetica Medical Spa, the wellness destination for Salt Lake City residents, can help recover a more youthful you.

About Hormone Replacement Therapy

You may not know that a testosterone deficiency can affect both men and women. Symptoms include:

  • Low libido
  • Weight gain
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood swings

In the past, hormone therapy treatment may have consisted of a taking a pill or applying a patch. Unfortunately, these methods are often inconsistently effective, leaving Utah men and women who rely on them to deal with a rollercoaster-like feeling of ups and downs.

BioTe and the BHRT Difference

There is a better way: BioTe hormone pellet replacement therapy. Professionals in a clinic or medical spa—like Aesthetica—inject hormone pellets underneath the skin. The small pellets used in Pellet Therapy release sustained doses of hormones and last for up to 4 to 6 months.

Even better, Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, or BHRT, uses plant-based, non-synthetic hormones that, biologically speaking, are identical to human hormones. This means BioTe pellets are better able to unlock the potential of the human body for both men and women, and have fewer side effects than their synthetic counterparts.

BioTe Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement: A Solution For Both Men and Women

Women and men can suffer the effects of low testosterone levels, and women can also suffer if their estrogen levels are too low.

For women, not getting hormone replacement therapy when necessary can lead to:

  • A higher risk of some cancers
  • Heart disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Mental balance
  • Libido
  • Muscle tone

Men often site the following symptoms:

  • Loss of libido
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of mental acuity

Utah County and Salt Lake City men and women who are experiencing these symptoms could be excellent candidates for BioTe bioidentical hormone therapy. Wasatch Front residents often find that the sustained hormone release provided by BioTe bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is preferable to the rollercoaster ride that other methods can provide.

Experience BioTe Bioidentical Hormone Therapy at Aesthetica Medical Spa

BioTe is available to men and women from Salt Lake City and Utah County at Aesthetica Medical Spa. If you would like more information about BioTe, please call Aesthetica Medical Spa at 1-877-580-2622. 

Get Ready for Fall with Our September Specials

September may mark the end of summer, but it’s the beginning of amazing deals at Aesthetica Medical Spa, Utah County and Salt Lake City’s premier destination for feeling and looking your best.

September is all about skin at Aesthetica Medical Spa!

Reverse Summer Sun Damage
Summer may be good for the soul, but it can be rough on skin. Too much playing on the beach or in Salt Lake City mountains can leave dry and sun damaged skin in need of some loving. Pick one of our September Special treatments—or two!

MicroDermabrasion - Give your skin a little tough love with an extra deep exfoliation to renew your complexion. Slough off the dead cells for only $35 with our signature MicroDermabrasion treatment—a $10 savings!

FotoFacial - The Aesthetica FotoFacial undoes sun damage by improving tone and overall appearance of your skin. And during the month of September you can save $50—that means you get t a FotoFacial for only $225.

eMatrix - Yes, it is as high-tech as it sounds. Salt Lake City and Utah County clients can walk out of the Aesthetica Medical Spa with toned and tightened skin after our high-end eMatrix treatment. And in September you can experience eMatrix for only $450 – a savings of $75. 

SkinCeuticals - Pampering your skin shouldn’t end when you leave Aesthetica Medical Spa. Take care of your skin at home with SkinCeuticals. Save 20% off anti-oxidants from SkinCeuticals during our September specials.

Seize the Season for Laser Hair Removal
Summer in Salt Lake City often means tan skin, making it a less than optimal time for laser hair removal. But the boots, sweaters and pants that usher in fall keep sun off the skin—which means better laser hair removal results. That’s why Aesthetica Medical Spa has extended the BOGO discount on laser hair removal. Get details here.

Wax-Off Thursdays
Sometimes less is more. And ladies know that is definitely the truth when it comes to our facial hair. Save 20% on facial waxing services when you schedule your  Aesthetica Medical Spa appointment on a Thursday. Trust us, it will make for a smoother weekend.
 
Free Latisse?
Yes, really. We will give our Salt Lake City and Utah County medical spa clients a free 3ml Latisse when they purchase a 5ml Latisse and 20 units of Botox. That’s a $129 value! No doubt this package will give you fewer smile lines but a whole lot to smile about.

Just a short drive from Salt Lake City, there is no reason to miss out on our amazing September specials. Schedule your medical spa appointment today!
 
Also, be sure to visit our Specials Page each month to take advantage of the best medical spa deals in Salt Lake City and Utah County.

 
All offers expire September 30, 2014 unless otherwise noted.

Laser Hair Removal: At-Home vs. Professional Services

Since the introduction of laser hair-removal technology two decades ago, millions of women have been delighted with the results. Laser treatment for women in Salt Lake City provides amazing benefits: silky smooth skin, no more shaving and no more ingrown hairs.

Most people know that going to a Utah medical spa is the best place to get that unwanted hair zapped. However, new in-home devices promise women the same results. But is DIY laser hair removal really worth skipping the spa? 

Professional vs. At-Home Laser Hair Removal: The Price Difference
The upfront cost of an in-home laser hair removal system is steep—$500 or more before you even turn it on. Individual treatments at a reputable Salt Lake City medical spa, however, can cost a fraction of that. And because they’re usually spread out over time, the costs prove to be much more reasonable than the large initial investment.

Professional vs. At-Home Laser Hair Removal: Technology Comparison
In-home laser systems become outdated rather quickly. In fact, companies that make these devices often come out with new models and discontinue the old ones.

At a medical spa, however, the laser hair removal systems utilize the latest technology, including a cooling system to minimize discomfort, as well as an optional prescription anesthetic to ease the process. Spas have the resources and access to technology most consumers just can’t afford to have in their home.

Professional vs. At-Home Laser Hair Removal: A Learning Curve
Women who purchase an in-home laser hair removal system have to rely on instruction manuals and online message boards to make sure they’re operating their devices correctly. And even then, mistakes can happen, leading to injuries such as burns.

At a professional laser hair removal center, however, laser technicians have years of training and experience and are trained regularly to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for their clients.

Utah residents who use in-home laser hair removal systems often find that the process can be time-consuming, uncomfortable and, most importantly, lead to inconsistent results. Trusting a professional at Aesthetica takes the worry out of the process, making it quick and easy.

While there may be some advantages to pursuing in-home laser hair removal treatment, most people soon realize that getting treatment at a Utah medical spa just makes more sense overall.
 
Are you ready to get started with laser hair removal? Contact Aesthetica Medical Spa today for your free laser hair removal consultation.
 

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