Urban Effects MedSpa Blog

4 Reasons Your Hands Look Old & How to Fix Them

Posted by Susan Cross on Aug 7, 2019 10:40:31 AM

In the Disney movie Tangled, Mother Gothel uses Rapunzel’s magic to heal herself and remain perpetually young. One of the most telling scenes is when Mother Gothel looks at her hands—which are beginning to show that she is aging. Her hands even show brown aging spots! We have to give credit to Disney; this is scientifically accurate, as the hands show the signs of aging before any other parts of the body.

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Topics: light treatment

Let’s Talk Freckles!

Posted by Susan Cross on May 22, 2019 2:28:00 PM

Love them or hate them, freckles have been the topic of fashion magazines for decades. Fortunately, advances in cosmetic technology allow you to embrace or erase your freckles as you wish. 

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Topics: skin wellness, laser treatments, light treatment

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. 

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Topics: microneedling, light treatment, rf treatments

Hyperpigmentation and Melasma — the Differences and How to Treat Them

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

Hyperpigmentation is very common and can people unhappy with the appearance of their skin. But what a lot of people don’t realize is that many types of hyperpigmentation, including melasma, are different conditions with different causes and symptoms. Fortunately, effective treatments are available for various types so you can keep your skin looking beautiful. 

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Topics: skin wellness, skin care products, microneedling, light treatment, rf treatments

Damaged Skin? Turn Back the Clock with BBL

Posted by Susan Cross on Jul 6, 2018 2:48:00 PM

Everyone wants to look and feel their best, and showing off skin that’s youthful and healthy is a great confidence booster. But how do you achieve this rejuvenated appearance? BroadBand Light is an exciting technology that may be able to help improve the look and feel of your skin and restore it to a level of radiance it hasn’t had in years. 

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Topics: skin wellness, light treatment