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Maybe you always wanted softer, fuller lips. Perhaps you want to plump and smooth deep lines and wrinkles. Dermal fillers enhance volume and lift wrinkles from underneath. Made of bio-safe materials that can stay in the body for months, dermal fillers offer a convenient way to achieve a more youthful look without recovery or invasive procedures. 

What are Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are injected into the skin to add volume or soften lines and wrinkles. They come in many materials, although the most popular dermal fillers use hyaluronic acid. You may have dermal fillers to provide shaping, contouring, and line-smoothing or to add volume to areas like the lips and cheeks. Fillers suitable for one place may not work well for others, so we offer a range of fillers to meet your needs.

While you might see ads for new cosmetic products all the time, only a few stand the test of time. Celebrating its 20th birthday as a cosmetic treatment in 2022, Botox® has established itself. The words “botulinum toxin” might make you feel uneasy, but Botox® has demonstrated its safety and effectiveness for decades. 

How Does Botox® Work?

If you have lines and wrinkles around your eyes, forehead, or between your brows, Botox® offers a solution. This wrinkle-relaxing treatment smooths crow’s feet, smile lines, forehead lines, and vertical creases between the brows (the 11’s). When injected, Botox® works by preventing your facial nerves from communicating with the target muscles. The muscles stop contracting, and your lines and wrinkles can soften and become smoother.

For those who put time and energy into sculpting their bodies through rigorous diet and exercise, stubborn pockets of fat can cause significant frustration. In challenging areas such as the abdomen, under arms, thighs, and flanks, fat sometimes refuses to leave no matter the amount exercise. At Luminesse, truScultp® iD eliminates fat from these areas to sculpt your ideal body. Unlike other body sculpting treatments, truSculpt® iD only takes 15 minutes, with little to no discomfort.

What is truSculpt® iD Body Sculpting?

TruSculpt® iD utilizes RF energy to remove fat cells without harming the skin. TruSculpt® iD treats the problem areas that diet and exercise cannot by targeting the subcutaneous fat (fat just under the skin) to sculpt the body into your ideal shape. 

How Does truSculpt® iD Work?

Skin and fat heat at different wavelengths, making it possible to target the fat without harming the surrounding tissue. TruSculpt® iD only targets the fat. The RF energy destroys the fat cells while the body’s natural filtering system continues to remove them up to three months after, diminishing visible fat and bulges. The treatment is non-invasive and safe, with no injections or needles required. 

We spend 10 to 15 minutes out of our daily routines shaving, plucking, and removing unwanted hairs from our bodies. We are also constantly spending money on wax treatments, shaving cream, razors, and other hair removal products. Even with the most effective treatments, the results only last from a couple of hours to a few months. Laser hair removal with the Gentlemax Pro™ targets and removes hairs on any skin tone with lasting results.

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Unlike most other laser treatments, the Gentlemax Pro™ works on all skin types using two wavelengths: Alexandrite and Nd: YAG. The two lasers target the pigment in the hair follicles, leaving the skin unaffected. Laser hair removal stops hair growth at the root by targeting the follicles for longer-lasting results. 

How does the Gentlemax Pro™ Laser Hair Removal Work?

Hair grows in four stages: anagen (growing), catagen (transition), telogen (resting), and exogen (shedding). Laser hair removal targets hairs in the anagen phase. Your body, however, has hair at every stage at any given point. As a result, multiple treatments are required for maximum results. 

The Gentlemax Pro™ has adjustable power settings for specific requirements. The laser light energy targets the pigment in the hair follicles, causing them to heat, stopping hair growth, and deactivating the follicle. 

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A HydraFacial® can help clear up your skin using a three-step process that cleanses and exfoliates, extracts and hydrates. But what are the benefits of a HydraFacial®? 

How Does HydraFacial® Treatment Work? 

At Luminesse Laser & Skin Clinic, we offer HydraFacial® treatments, which is a three-step process that removes dead skin cells. The first step of a HydraFacial® includes a Vortex-Fusion wand that uses suction to deep clean any oil and dirt. This is followed by a cleansing and gentle exfoliation and peel. Lastly, a serum is applied to the skin for maximum hydration. 

A HydraFacial® treatment can use a variety of serums to further enhance your results. During your consultation, serums most suitable for your needs will be discussed with one of our aestheticians.

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