Entries by Brent Willingham

What Is Dermaplaning?

Have you heard of dermaplaning? It's become an increasingly popular treatment for common skin problems such as wrinkles, acne, uneven complexion and dullness. If you suffer from any of these skin conditions, you should consider scheduling an appointment for dermaplaning. Before making the commitment, though, you should first familiarize yourself with the basics of dermaplaning […]

What's the Difference Between BOTOX, Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau?

BOTOX, Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau injections have become increasingly popular in recent years. Consisting of a neuromodulator, they are able to relax muscles by temporarily blocking neurological signals. As a result, all four types of injections are effective at reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. With that said, there are subtle nuances between […]

What Is Microneedling?

Have you heard of microneedling? Not to be confused with acupuncture, it's become an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure for individuals suffering from skin problems. Whether you suffer from stretch marks, scars or other skin conditions, microneedling can help you achieve smoother, healthier skin. But what exactly is microneedling? Overview of Microneedling Also known as a […]

What Is Intense Pulse Light (IPL) Hair Removal?

Millions of women, as well as men, have unwanted hair on their body. If this sounds familiar, you should consider intense pulse light (IPL) hair removal. It offers a safe and effective way to remove unwanted hair. As a result, it's become an increasingly popular alternative to traditional hair removal solutions like shaving and waxing. […]

What Are BOTOX Injections?

Even if you're unfamiliar with nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, you've probably heard of BOTOX injections. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), over 1.8 million BOTOX injections were performed in 2018. To put its popularity into perspective, BOTOX has been the #1 cosmetic procedure performed by plastic surgeons for two decades. With so […]

Is CoolSculpting Really Safe?

With its ability to remove an average of 20% to 25% of fat cells in the targeted area, CoolSculpting has become increasingly popular among men and women alike. Also known by its generic name cryolipolysis, it leverages the fat-destroying power of cool air to eliminate problematic fat. If you're struggling with unwanted fat in one […]

What Happens to the Fat in CoolSculpting?

With the ability to remove 25% of all fat cells in the targeted area, CoolSculpting has become an increasingly popular fat-reduction procedure in recent years. Developed by ZELTIQ Aesthetics, it uses cold air to destroy problematic body fat. Whether you're struggling with unwanted fat on your flanks, stomach or any of the other six areas […]

What Parts of the Body Can CoolSculpting Target?

Can't seem to get rid of stubborn body fat? Well, you aren't alone. Millions of men and women in the United States struggle with unwanted body fat. While exercising and dieting can help, it's not always enough to overcome genetics or hormones. CoolSculpting, however, offers a safe and effective way to eliminate unwanted body fat […]

Does Coolsculpting Cause Frostbite?

After reading about how CoolSculpting works, you might be wondering whether this noninvasive cosmetic procedure causes frostbite. Conventional wisdom may lead you to believe that the cold temperatures needed to freeze and shrink your fat cells may also freeze your skin. And since your skin is your body's first line of defense against infection-causing bacteria […]