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Can You Get Laser Skin Treatments in the Summer?

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Yes, you absolutely can get laser skin treatments in the summer, but you will need to be extra diligent about staying out of the sun and following pre- and post-treatment guidelines. That’s because sun exposure can increase the risk of complications like hyperpigmentation while getting laser treatments. However, with proper care, laser treatments can be safely and effectively performed during the warmer months – here’s how.

What’s Challenging about Summer Laser Treatments?

While it is important to keep your skin protected from sun exposure when getting laser treatments any time of year, it can sometimes be more challenging to avoid the sun during the warmer summer months. Laser treatments can temporarily make your skin more sensitive and prone to UV damage both before and after treatment. 

Do Face Exercises Really Help a Double Chin?

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A “double chin,” also referred to as submental fullness, is a common cosmetic concern for both women and men. What makes treating a double chin so tricky is that submental fat storage can have a genetic component, making double chins often resistant to diet and exercise efforts. 

Still, there are proponents of performing specific face exercises to get rid of a double chin. But are those exercises really effective? Here, we explain the ins and outs of treating a double chin.

The Downsides to Facial Exercises to Treat a Double Chin

While the idea sounds good in theory, there is no solid clinical evidence that facial exercises can get rid of a double chin – and there are a few reasons why this might be.

5 Essential Steps to Care for Your Skin after Laser Treatments

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Laser and light treatments are some of the most popular in-office skin treatments and can treat a wide range of common skin concerns, including dark spots, lines and wrinkles, uneven skin texture, acne scars and more. While your recovery experience afterwards will depend in part on the type of laser or light treatment you’ve received, you can follow these general tips to help your skin heal and self-rejuvenate after a laser treatment.

1. Take It Easy the Rest of the Day

While many laser and light treatments come with minimal downtime, you’ll still want to plan to rest and relax for the rest of the day afterwards, as your skin may be red, tender or slightly swollen.

Does Nonsurgical Skin Tightening Really Work?

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Considering a nonsurgical approach to tighten loose skin? You’re not alone. With advancements in cosmetic procedures, nonsurgical options to achieve firmer, more youthful-looking skin have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years. But does nonsurgical skin tightening really deliver results? 

The short answer is: Yes, nonsurgical skin tightening is proven to work. But there are many types of nonsurgical skin tightening, with some yielding better results than others. Read on for a more in-depth explanation.

Common Nonsurgical Skin Tightening Treatments

Most nonsurgical skin tightening devices currently available use technologies like radiofrequency, ultrasound or microneedling to stimulate collagen production, the key protein responsible for maintaining skin elasticity. While results can vary depending on factors like skin type and age,

What’s So Elite about CoolSculpting® Elite?

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CoolSculpting® has become a household name in nonsurgical body contouring treatments. Now, with CoolSculpting Elite, you can get even better fat reduction results in less time and with fewer treatments. Here, we break down the main benefits of CoolSculpting Elite and what makes it different from traditional CoolSculpting.

New and Improved Applicators

CoolSculpting Elite features unique C-shaped applicators, different from the U-shaped applicators of its predecessor. There are 7 different sizes and shapes of these new C-shaped applicators, allowing for enhanced precision and greater fat reduction. 

CoolSculpting Elite can achieve 20% to 25% fat reduction in a single treatment, compared to 18% to 20% fat reduction achieved by traditional CoolSculpting devices.

How Much Weight Can You Lose with EMSCULPT NEO®?

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In today’s fast-paced world, non-invasive cosmetic treatments like EMSCULPT NEO® have emerged as popular tools to help men and women achieve their cosmetic goals without the downtime associated with surgery. 

One of the most common questions we hear from those considering EMSCULPT NEO is, “How much weight will I lose?” In this quick guide, we explain how to best measure your EMSCULPT NEO results and how to see if this popular body-sculpting treatment could be right for you.

Fat Reduction vs. Weight Loss

In clinical trials, EMSCULPT NEO has been shown to reduce fat by up to around 20% and build up to 25% more muscle mass in the treated areas.

Collagen and Your Skin: A Complete Guide

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Collagen is a fundamental protein that serves as the building block for various tissues in the human body, playing a crucial role in skin health. The skin is composed of three primary layers: the epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis (subcutaneous tissue). Collagen is primarily found in the dermis, providing structural support and contributing to the skin’s firmness and elasticity.  Understanding the significance of collagen, the timeline of its decline, and effective strategies to counteract this process is essential for maintaining youthful and vibrant skin.

The Importance of Collagen for Skin

Collagen is like the scaffolding that supports the skin, keeping it firm and resilient. It is responsible for maintaining the skin’s structure, preventing sagging and wrinkles. Additionally, collagen promotes cell renewal,

Let Us Help with Your 2024 Resolutions

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January and February are busy times at SpaVie. We’re excited to help the many men and women who want to look their best and make the most of their New Year’s resolutions, and this year we have so many exciting new treatments to offer, along with some tried-and-true options as well. Let’s take a closer look at this most popular nonsurgical treatments and technologies to start the year off right!

For Your Body

Body shaping and toning goals weigh big on many people’s New Year’s resolution lists. Here are some of our top treatments to get the tone you want in 2024:

  • CoolSculpting Elite: You’ve almost certainly heard about this non-invasive fat reduction treatment that freezes and eliminates stubborn fat cells from areas like the abdomen,
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