Urban Effects MedSpa Blog

Recent Posts

Skip the Scalpel—3 Non-Invasive Cosmetic Treatments

Posted by Susan Cross on Jan 12, 2019 4:29:00 PM

Cosmetic technology is advancing at a rapid pace, giving patients more options than ever before. Yet for many people, cosmetic procedures still can seem intimidating. In reality, procedures are growing easier and faster every year. Below are three non-invasive procedures offer dramatic results with little or no downtime. 

Read More

Topics: microneedling, light treatment, rf treatments

Why Is My Skin Getting Worse in My 30s?

Posted by Susan Cross on Dec 27, 2018 3:03:00 PM

You spent your twenties exfoliating, hydrating, and protecting your skin. You selected your skin care products carefully to ensure that you looked your best every day. Yet in your thirties, wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging are beginning to appear. It’s time to shake up your skin care routine. 

Read More

Topics: skin laxity, skin wellness, laser treatments

Hyperpigmentation and Melasma— the Differences and How to Treat Them

Posted by Susan Cross on Dec 11, 2018 1:44:00 PM

Hyperpigmentation, including melasma, is very common and can leave millions of Americans unhappy with their skin’s appearance. Many do not realize, however, that melasma and other types of hyperpigmentation are different conditions with different causes and symptoms. Fortunately, effective treatments are available for various types of hyperpigmentation. 

Read More

Topics: medical skin care, skin care products, skin wellness

Cutting-Edge Technology for Rejuvenated Skin

Posted by Susan Cross on Nov 29, 2018 1:18:00 PM

If you are troubled by tired-looking skin, you’re certainly not alone. The 2018 Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) found that for six years in a row, consumers ranked excess fat as their top appearance concern. Fortunately, skin rejuvenation and dermal remodeling is now faster, safer, and more effective than ever before. Urban Effects offers the latest technology from Cutera, a leading provider of energy-based skin and body rejuvenation systems such as lasers and light therapies.

Read More

Topics: microneedling, medical skin care, laser treatments

Dead Giveaways—Hands, Neck, and Decollete

Posted by Susan Cross on Nov 14, 2018 2:43:00 PM

You’re diligent about your facial skin care regime. You drink lots of water, eat healthy foods, exercise, and religiously apply sunscreen. Your makeup is non-toxic, non-comedogenic, and mineral based. You feel confident you are putting your best face forward, but are your best efforts being subtly sabotaged? Not giving enough thought to the appearance of your neck, decollete, and hands can undermine everything you do to maintain the youthful radiance of your face.

Read More

Topics: skin laxity, skin care products, skin wellness

The Best Combination Therapy for Treating Aging Skin

Posted by Susan Cross on Nov 1, 2018 1:22:00 PM

 

Read More

Topics: laser treatments, medical skin care, skin wellness

What is Microneedling?

Posted by Susan Cross on Oct 16, 2018 4:06:00 PM

 

Read More

Topics: microneedling

TruSculpt® iD is Here!

Posted by Susan Cross on Oct 3, 2018 2:16:00 PM

In the past, fat-reduction body sculpting options were fairly limited. Those that were available were often invasive and painful. Today’s choices use cutting-edge technology to reduce fat and precisely sculpt all areas of your body—quickly, non-invasively, and with minimal discomfort. The truSculpt iD system is the next evolution in body-sculpting systems, offering impressive results faster and more comfortably than ever before.

Read More

Topics: skin wellness, laser treatments

Psssst…We Have the Secret!

Posted by Susan Cross on Sep 18, 2018 3:25:00 PM

Laser technology is more advanced today than ever before. There are many new options to help your skin look and feel healthier and more youthful. A variety of treatments now offer dramatic results with minimal pain, risk, and recovery time. One of these exciting new treatments is the CUTERA Secret RF system.

Read More

Topics: skin care products, skin wellness

Your Anti-Aging Skin Care Regimen for Morning and Night

Posted by Susan Cross on Sep 6, 2018 4:24:00 PM

A good skin care regimen can help preserve the youthful appearance of your skin and possibly even turn back the clock on some signs of aging. Fortunately, an effective anti-aging skin care routine doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming.

Read More

Topics: acne, medical skin care