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RF Micro needling is well known for its ability to improve skin texture and promote firming of the skin.
SLEEP ON YOUR BACK Always sleep on your side? The habit could be causing lines to form on the cheek that’s constantly pressed against the pillow.
It's no surprise that laser hair removal has been and still is one of the most popular aesthetic treatments sought after today. Thousands of men and women worldwide deal with bothersome hair on at least one part of their body..
Chemical peels are known for reviving the inner glow of beauty by removing the top layer of dull and damaged skin cells. This cosmetic treatment is also notorious for being rather harsh, provoking heavy peeling and days, if not weeks, of recovery. If this
After headlines linking COVID-19 vaccines to filler swelling shook the beauty world, dermatologists and plastic surgeons flooded social media with a resounding message: The risk is rare; get vaccinated.
In reviewing the data from three different groups, the researchers found that consumption of milk, sugary beverages; fatty and sugary products were all found to be independently associated with current acne. Greater carbohydrate intake and saturated fatty
The global pandemic has seen a massive shift toward remote work and living, with people spending record amounts of time on virtual platforms (collectively termed “Zoom”) with evidence that these remote trends will persist even when conditions improve.
According to a report published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons not only does the demand for Injectables (dermal fillers and Botox) continue to grow, but the expansion of new formulas is evolving too. New neurotoxins (similar to Botox) will la
After a summer out in the sun, you may be wondering how to get rid of dark spots on your face due to sun damage.
Blue light is produced by the sun so we are under constant exposure both outdoors and indoors. In addition to sunlight, we are also highly exposed to blue light from our many devices: TV’s , smart phones, computers and tablets. Manufacturers of these devic
Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are the demographic following Generation X . Researchers and popular media use the early 1980s as starting birth years for millennials born between 1981 and 1996.
Full, youthful lips are always in style—and at Defy Nature lip plumping is one of our most popular uses for dermal fillers. However, not everyone who wants their lips to look fuller necessarily needs filler to achieve their desired effect.
Can you laser-away the years? In earlier blogs, we’ve written about using lasers for hair removal. Now we want to talk about the use of lasers for wrinkles, fine lines, and skin imperfections.
What is it about the prospect of turning 30 that brings a newfound devotion to the best skin care products for our 20s? Yes, there’s the obsessive poring over stray spots and microscopic lines you’ve never seen before, but...
Ah, retinol. When it comes to defense against fine lines, wrinkles and maintaining a healthy glow, there's no ingredient in skincare more praised. The irony? Even though the revolutionary youth-enhancing active is a mainstay of med spas and dermatologists
Who isn’t experiencing stress these days? Stress affects all of us. You may be surprised to know just how many skin conditions are exacerbated by stress. The COVID-19 coronavirus continues to change lives in an instant. The stress, pressure, fear and worry
For many skincare aficionados, lasers are seen as miracle workers.
Always sleep on your side? The habit could be causing lines to form on the cheek that’s constantly pressed against the pillow. Sleeping on one side can definitely cause wrinkles on that side alone.
If you’ve ever had a laser hair removal treatment, then you know spending time in the sun before and after your appointment is a major no-no.
While wrinkles can seem like they appear overnight — shout out to anyone who’s looked in the mirror and done a double-take at their forehead lines! — They’re actually years in the making. And while sun damage and repetitive facial expressions are two major
Proper tips in helping you choose the right mask.
Your skin is the first thing people see when they look at you-right? It’s considered the largest organ in the human body.
Everything to Know About Hyaluronic Acid
Chemical peels are known for revitalizing the inner glow of beauty by removing the top layer of dull and damaged skin cells. This aesthetic treatment is also well-known for being rather harsh, provoking heavy peeling and weeks of recovery and downtime.
As medical professionals, we are trained to place the well-being and safety of our patients above all else, and that commitment to your health and safety is driving every decision we are making during this challenging time.
An EMatrix treatment is seen as the ultimate skin treatment. It increases the collagen production in the skin, removes scars, reduces wrinkles, improves tone and texture and tightens the skin.
Bet you’d be would be surprised to know what’s the world’s most effective anti-aging cream:
Exercise increases circulation and under any normal circumstances it's a good thing. However, after a Botox treatment, it can move the injected proteins from where it was intended (like your crows feet) to other unintended areas.
Three Great Skin Care Tips for the New Year
Attempt to schedule your filler treatment two weeks before any special event to allow for possible bruising, swelling, and/or redness to subside.
Half of consumers invest in lip fillers to “boost their self confidence levels,” while the other half use them as a quick fix for “facial perfection.” Lip augmentation with hyaluronic acid-based solutions will remain the most frequently requested procedure
Laser Hair Removal has become the gold standard for men and women looking for a permanent solution to hair reduction. Like waxing and shaving, the procedure is a hair reduction method but the results last significantly longer with far better results than c
Preventative Botox promises to keep wrinkles from appearing. Experts say that if Botox is injected at the early signs of fine lines, it will help stop them from becoming more prominent in the future.
With all the misconceptions about sunscreens, most men and women may not know the basics about safe sun protection. For example, if most people were asked what SPF 15 means they’d probably respond that the sunscreen they are using will provide 15 hours of
One thing we all have in common is that we age every day. Throughout history, our society has always been concerned about showing our age and shown interest in looking younger and more beautiful.
The results from a recent 2019 survey done by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstruction shows that Botox, dermal fillers and skin rejuvenation were the most popular non-surgical treatments performed in 2018.
Vitamin C is considered one of the most highly effective topical anti-aging skin care products available. Known for its powerful range of benefits, it works great on all skin types.
At Defy Nature in New London, many of our first-time injectable patients for Botox, Dysport, or Xeomin get the “willies” and are extremely nervous prior to the treatment. They wonder: will it hurt? Will I no longer look like myself?
Studies have recently discovered that certain chemicals in popular over-the-counter sunscreens are harming our beautiful coral reefs. Did you know that these damaging ingredients are banned in all other countries worldwide except in the good old USA?
Do you bruise easily? Some people do. Think about it…No matter how experienced your injector is when a needle is inserted into your face (or lips) it makes perfect sense that bruising and swelling may occur.
Everyone has their own opinion on aesthetic treatments. What’s OK, what’s not, what justifies a treatment, what doesn’t? Sadly, people are quick to criticize and label women who do indulge in a little ‘work’.
Full cheeks, smooth skin, plump lips: Some people have them naturally, while others get a little help from their Medical Spa like Defy Nature in New London, CT that specializes in dermal fillers.
Full cheeks are a symbol of youth — insert corny cheek-pinching joke from your grandma here — so it’s no wonder that an increasing number of men and women are seeking ways to create more fullness in this area of their face.
If you’re concerned about the appearance of your skin, and aren’t sure what to do about it, the VI Peel Treatment could be the answer to looking younger and feeling better about your overall appearance.
Whether you have acne, wrinkles or brown spots, traditional treatments have emphasized topical remedies and devices, but aesthetic professionals can help patients achieve optimal outcomes—and improve their overall health—
Patients often ask us when they should start injections of dermal fillers like Juvederm or neuromodulators like Botox. To put it simply, there’s no “right age” to start injectables.
Erin Azia of Defy Nature in New London Med Spa reveals the procedures used to turn back the years – and no one needs to know. While most of us want to look as good as possible as we get older, the prospect of having cosmetic surgery can be daunting.
Growth factors play a pivotal role in maintaining firmness and elasticity in your skin. Daily use of skin care products containing growth factors is known to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and improve skin tone and texture.
Lip fillers: they’re not everyone’s cup of tea, but they are one of the most Googled beauty search terms. Even if you wouldn’t consider lip fillers for yourself, you’re at least a little curious, right?
Chemical peels have increased by 24.6% since 2015 according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Chemical peels are one of the most common non-invasive aesthetic procedures in the US. Technicians perform over a million chemical peels in a
Beauty and physical attractiveness are desirable and admirable characteristics in our societies. Aging is an integral part of life, and we need to embrace and celebrate it. But it is not easy to witness the loss of the youthfulness in our skin.
Along with cooler weather, Winter brings us the holidays and parties! While they are fun, they can be really hard on your skin. The holiday season is meant for good times with family and friends. Occasionally, those good times can lead to a little excess
A Liquid Facelift is a technique for injecting advanced dermal fillers, such as JUVEDERM®, Radiesse® and Restylane® & Bellafill to lift and contour facial features. A non-surgical Liquid Facelift can be undertaken to accomplish any of the following:
When you think about looking younger, your face is probably the first area that comes to mind. It makes sense, after all – our face is where signs of aging tend to first appear, and when we look in the mirror, it’s the first thing we see.
The thought of having skin that’s nearly as smooth, luminous, and wrinkle-free in 20 years as it is now is pretty appealing. At Defy Nature in New London, a little investment today will pay off in the long run.
Let’s face it…wrinkles are a pain. The worst part is they’re created by our own expression and animation, constantly contracting muscles to smile, laugh or look surprised.
The Sublative Technology of eMatrix Women everywhere are achieving their skin care goals. Find out how you can too. Without going under the knife, using any needles, or missing a single day of work, you can see smoother, tighter, and younger looking skin.