Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
Summer is here and so are the graduation parties, weddings, beach days, and backyard barbecues. DermaCosmedica wants to help you look and feel your best all season long.
Sensational Summer Savings From DermaCosmedica
If it’s lashes you love then Latisse will give you the fullness and length you desire. And, for the month of June DermaCosmedica is offering Latisse at $145 for 3ml (the recommended treatment for full results). A $20 savings!
Or try the newest Restylane products…Restylane Refyne or Restylane Defyne at $100 off .
(standard price is $700) And experience the results of natural looking beauty of these two new fillers used to treat laugh lines.
Do you want to improve the look of the wrinkles between your eyebrows? Dysport injectable may be the right choice for you. It has proven results in helping to smooth the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines while maintaining a natural look to the restive your face. And for the month of June enjoy our Dysport Special- purchase one syringe of any filler and receive an area of Dysport for free ($180 value)! An “area” includes forehead, the glabella (area between the eyebrows) or crow’s feet area.
New to DermaCosmedica?
Dr. Guarino will evaluate your skin and medical condition during a consultation and determine if your desired treatment is right for you.
In addition to some fantastic summer savings DermaCosmedica offers Trenton area patients a tranquil, relaxing environment to be pampered in by our experienced Med Spa staff. Hurry and schedule your appointment for one or more of these services before June ends!
Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Sunscreen. Don’t leave home without it. In fact, wear it every day regardless of whether it’s summer or not.
As the days grow longer and the air warmer, be sure your skin is well protected. May is skin cancer awareness month so Dr. Guarino wants remind all of his patients that sun damage is the leading cause of wrinkles and fine lines, and it causes skin cancer. It is important to protect your skin for your health and well-being. Extended sun exposure is a known health risk.
Protect Your Skin
There are many ways to enjoy the sun while keeping your skin protected. Dr. Guarino recommends wearing sunscreen on exposed skin every day of the year. Many moisturizers contain sunscreen and can help keep your skin from becoming damaged. If you are going to be spending an extended amount of time in the sun during the warmer months be sure to use a higher SPF sunscreen for maximum protection. Wearing a large brimmed hat while outdoors can help keep the sun off of your sensitive facial skin that is most susceptible to sun damage.
Our DermaCosmedica Med Spa in Trenton, NJ offers professional skin care products to protect and moisturize skin. Our Licensed Esthetician can help you find the best skin care products for your needs.
If your skin is already experiencing sun damage Dr. Guarino can create a customized treatment plan including photo rejuvenation to help restore sun damaged skin. Schedule a consultation at DermaCosmedica today and don’t forget to wear your sunscreen!
Monday, April 24th, 2017
Did you know that according to studies, by age fifty women have 50 percent less eyelashes than at age twenty five?! Yes, age can also reek havoc on your lashes. Just like the rest of your face, time can take an unflattering toll on your eyelashes. Luckily, there’s an anti-aging product for that– Latisse®.
Solutions For Thin, Short, or No Eyelashes
Today’s trend in lash length is LONG. Mascaras and extensions can give you the illusion of luscious lashes but they are often difficult and messy to apply. Not to mention, these options can be just as hard to remove.
Latisse® is an effective FDA approved treatment for growing thicker, longer, and darker lashes. It is a topical serum prescribed by a doctor to ensure proper treatment and usage.
How Does Latisse®Work?
Latisse® makes lash growth possible because of its active ingredient, bimatoprost. Research suggests bimatoprost prolongs the growth phase of lashes, which allows lashes to grow longer, thicker and darker.
When using the Latisse® solution as directed, it will increase the percentage of hairs in the active growth phase, as well as make the active growth phase longer. It is applied once a day to the base of your upper eyelashes.
Results can be seen over time. Gradual growth may appear early on, but Latisse® must be used daily for maximum results over a 16 week period. At the end of this time you can talk to your doctor about continued use.
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
Removing unwanted hair can become quite tedious. Shaving is the fastest way to remove unwanted hair, but the results only last one or two days. Shaving can also leave behind unwanted stubble and razor bumps. Waxing can last up to eight weeks, but it can be very painful. It can also irritate the skin.
IPL professional hair removal is a method that can permanently reduce hair growth. It can be used on the chest, face, legs, arms, stomach, thighs and bikini line. Most people only require between four and six treatments before they see the results.
What are the benefits of IPL hair removal?
- IPL hair removal works well for most skin tones
- It is more precise than shaving or waxing
- It destroys the hair follicle for permanent hair reduction
- It can save you money in the long run by cutting out waxing treatments and shaving supplies
- It is safe, effective and FDA approved.
There is minimal preparation needed for IPL hair removal. Patients should make sure that they limit sun exposure for at least six weeks before their treatment. Sun exposure decreases the efficacy of laser hair removal, and it also increases the likelihood of complications.
The amount of time that IPL hair removal takes can vary, depending on the area of the body that is being treated. Small areas of the body, such as the chin or upper lip, can be treated in less time. It may take up to an hour to treat large areas of the body, such as the legs or back.
To get permanent hair reduction before swimsuit season contact DermaCosmedica in Hamilton, NJ. Dr. Guarino and his staff will review the IPL process with you prior to treatment. Your IPL sessions are recommended to be scheduled every 2 weeks or up to once a month. Schedule your consultation and receive a personal treatment plan today…609.389.9671.
Friday, February 24th, 2017
DermaCosmedica has been helping the men and women of Hamilton, NJ look and feel their best by providing the latest anti-aging and cosmetic treatments. They are now pleased to welcome two new dermal fillers–Restylane® Refyne & Restylane® Defyne to their facial rejuvenation treatments.
A common concern of the aging face is loss of volume. Restylane® is a family of dermal fillers that can help restore volume and decrease the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and even deep folds around the face.
Restylane® Silk is an FDA- approved treatment for lip enhancement targeted to boost collagen in the lips and produce fuller lip volume and decreased wrinkles around the mouth.
Restylane® Refyne & Restylane® Defyne were recently introduced to the Restylane® family of hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers and is focused to “help maintain natural expression in motion.” With this new technology laugh lines are softened while allowing the face to make natural expressions with comfort and ease.
Restylane® Refyne focuses on smoothing mild to moderate lines while Restylane® Defyne works to smooth your deeper wrinkles.
DermaCosmedica looks forward to offering these two new products from Restylane® in the coming weeks! Be ready to address signs of aging and regain natural-looking beauty this spring! Call to schedule your consultation with Dr. Guarino for an individualized treatment plan.
Monday, January 23rd, 2017
Winter weather has only just begun and you’re already feeling its full effects on your skin. Harsh winter weather can leave skin feeling dry, dull, and dehydrated. Pamper your winter ravaged skin and restore it to its natural state with therapeutic treatments at DermaCosmedica.
DermaCosmedica offers non-invasive rejuvenating treatment for winter skin.
Microdermabrasion is a treatment that exfoliates the top layer of skin, removing dead skin cells and debris with an abrasion wand and light vacuum suction. With no downtime or discomfort, you are left with softer and brighter looking skin.
Chemical Peels exfoliate the top layer of skin cells revealing a brighter, smoother complexion, allowing your skin care products to work more effectively. At DermaCosmedica, we offer a variety of chemical peels to suit your skin’s needs, goals and lifestyle. A series of peels are recommended to address a range of skin imperfections.
Both microdermabrasion and chemical peels can be used in conjunction with other skin rejuvenating treatments for optimal results. Dr. Guarino will meet with you first to discuss your goals and create an individualized treatment plan.
Relax with one of DermaCosmedica’s skin facials that address your skin concerns. We offer a variety of facials to cleanse, exfoliate, and cleanse all skin types.
Follow up any of these treatments with professional, medical grade skin care products available at DermaCosmedica, for a healthy, nourished complexion that has you looking your best.
Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
Are you ready to refresh your appearance and put your best face forward in 2017? DermaCosmedica in Hamilton, New Jersey can help you achieve your goals for a new improved you in the new year.
Fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin are a fact of life. Luckily, there are cosmetic treatments to help you get younger, healthier looking skin.
DermaCosmedica is an advanced aesthetic medical spa founded by Dr. Joseph Guarino. Dr. Guarino is a board-certified physician with over 17 years of experience of helping his patients look and feel better.
Procedures offered at DermaCosmedica are non-invasive and gentle treatments that require little to no downtime. Take comfort in knowing you are in the care of a board certified physician who will take the necessary time to discuss your goals and help you choose the right treatment plan.
DermaCosmedica offers patients from Trenton, Princeton and Hamilton, NJ the following services…
- Botox® Cosmetic
- Hair Removal
- Skin Tightening
- Photo Rejuvenation
- Day Spa Services
Schedule a consultation at DermaCosmedica in Hamilton, NJ to refresh, and renew with spa treatments or to reverse the signs of aging with a recommended cosmetic treatment.
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Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
What is a Liquid Facelift?
A Liquid Facelift is a non-surgical technique for using injectables to lift and contour facial features. The combination of injectables restore volume in key areas of the face to reveal a more youthful appearance, offering a non-surgical alternative to a facelift.
How does it work?
As we age, we lose facial volume which is one of the most noticeable signs of aging. Each advanced dermal filler possesses its own attributes to uniquely renew specific areas of the face. Crow’s feet, forehead wrinkles, and sagging above the lip and marionette lines can all be treated with injectables. There is little to no downtime for this procedure which makes it an attractive alternative to surgery . Benefits of the “Liquid Facelift” are temporary and will need to be repeated over time.
The Liquid Facelift at DermaCosmedica in Hamilton, New Jersey
Dr. Guarino is trained on the latest techniques and will work with you to achieve your desired results. The procedure usually takes about 45 minutes and patients feel little pain. If you would like to learn more about the Liquid Facelift or would like to schedule a free consultation please call DermaCosmedica at 609.389.9671.
Get Ready for the Holidays with DermaCosmedica’s November Special!
“The Liquid Face Lift” $1,685.00
With proper skill, injectables like Dysport and dermal fillers like Restylane can sculpt, contour, and lift areas of the face and improve wrinkles without surgery.
This fabulous package we are offering for the holidays includes a Dysport treatment (up to 25 units) and three customized syringes of dermal filler such as ResylaneSilk and Resylane Lyft.
Thursday, October 13th, 2016
DermaCosmedica is an advanced Med Spa located in Hamilton, New Jersey that offer a full range of non-invasive solutions to treat fine lines and wrinkles, skin conditions, sagging skin and unwanted hair.
Botox treatment is one the most requested services offered at our Med Spa by Dr. Guarino and his caring and experienced staff. Read below to find out more about this cometic procedure and schedule a consultation with Dr. Guarino to discuss your cometic needs.
What Is Botox?
Botox cosmetic is a procedure available to Hamilton, NJ women and men that helps reduce the appearance of frown lines. Frown lines are wrinkles that accumulate between the eyebrows and around the nose and eyes which have a tendency to make a person look older and tired. Botox was approved for use by the FDA in 2002 for both men and women.
How Does Botox Work?
Botox involves injecting a prescription medicine directly into the muscle in the brow area and forehead. This medicine helps the muscles relax, which is what reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Patients can expect to experience slight discomfort. Most people compare the discomfort that they feel during Botox to an ant or fly bite.
How Long Does It Take to Recover from Botox?
Botox is a safe procedure that does not require sedation or anesthesia. Patients will be able to leave the Hamilton Med Spa as soon as their Botox procedure has been completed.
How Long Will It Take to See The Results? How Long Will The Results Last?
The full results of Botox will be visible within one week. The results of Botox typically last about four months. However, it is important to note that individual results can vary.
Do I Need to Do Anything Special to Prepare for Treatment?
People who take anti-inflammatory medications will be asked to stop two weeks prior to their procedure. This will minimize the risk of bleeding and bruising. Patients will also be asked to avoid drinking alcohol at least one week prior to getting this procedure.
Who Should Not Get Botox?
Botox is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women. It is also not right for people who have a neurological disease.
Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
If you are troubled by the presence of acne, rosacea, scars, sun spots, fine wrinkles or another common skin condition, you can learn more about IPL photo rejuvenation in Hamilton, New Jersey. Dr. Joseph Guarino, who is the lead physician at Derma Cosemedica, is available to consult with you now about how photo rejuvenation can help minimize these conditions on your skin. IPL in Hamilton is a safe procedure that is done on an outpatient basis. When you meet with Dr. Guarino, he will answer all of your questions and create a personalized treatment plan to meet your goals.
The Process of Photo Rejuvenation
The term photo rejuvenation literally means brighter and healthier looking skin. Dr. Guarino uses two different types of photo rejuvenation to achieve your desired results. Intense Pulse Light (IPL) is used to correct damage caused by excessive sun exposure. With the Trenton IPL procedure, you can erase the effects of spending years in the sun.
The Broad Band Light (BBL) technique is what Dr. Guarino at DermaCosmedica uses to correct conditions not caused by sun damage. To get the process started, he heats up a BBL laser and applies it to the affected areas of your skin. You will briefly feel a warm sensation, but it will not be painful. Your skin will absorb the heat from the BBL laser, which will in turn stimulate your cells to produce new collagen. This process also reduces the appearance of pigment lesions. The entire process takes no more than 30 minutes to complete. Some patients are even done in less than five minutes.
What to Expect After Photo Rejuvenation Treatment
The only anticipated side effect of photo rejuvenation treatment is that you will probably notice some redness in the treated area for a few hours after your appointment. You can return to your normal activities right away. For the best results, you may need two to four additional treatments. Even after one treatment, you should notice softer skin, fewer wrinkles and a more radiant, youthful appearance.
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