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ANTI-AGING TRICKS FOR YOUR FACE

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.

Jun 29th, 2020
Surprises that can Lead to Wrinkles

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

Jun 11th, 2020
Chemical Peels with VI

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.

Apr 21st, 2020
Steps We Are Taking To Protect Our Patients

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.

Mar 24th, 2020
Ematrix RF Sublative at Defy Nature

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.

Feb 19th, 2020
Should you exercise right after your Botox treatment?

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.

Feb 3rd, 2020
SIX FACTS ABOUT DERMAL LIP FILLERS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

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

Oct 24th, 2019
DOES LASER HAIR REMOVAL HURT?

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

Sep 23rd, 2019
PREVENTATIVE BOTOX: DOES IT REALLY STOP WRINKLES?

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.

Sep 10th, 2019
WHAT YOU PROBABLY DON’T KNOW ABOUT SUNSCREENS

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

Aug 20th, 2019
2019 MOST POPULAR NON-SURGICAL TREATMENTS

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.

Jul 16th, 2019
GETTING AN INJECTABLE TREATMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME?

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?

Apr 9th, 2019
IS YOUR SUNSCREEN DESTROYING OUR CORAL REEFS?

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? 

Mar 27th, 2019
HOW THIN LIPS CAN BE TREATED

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’.

Dec 28th, 2018
REFRESH YOUR SUMMER SKIN

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.

Oct 1st, 2018
Eating for Beautiful Skin

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—

Sep 1st, 2018
AT WHAT AGE SHOULD I START INJECTABLES?

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.

Aug 1st, 2018
Growth Factors: The Science Behind Skin Rejuvenation

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.

Jun 1st, 2018
LIP FILLERS 101

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?

Apr 2nd, 2018
WHAT IS A CHEMICAL PEEL?

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

Jan 29th, 2018
HOLIDAY PARTY PICK ME UPS

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

Dec 18th, 2017
Liquid Facelifts

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:

Oct 25th, 2017
GETTING YOUR NECK INTO SHAPE

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.

Sep 7th, 2017
WHAT IS PREVENTATIVE BOTOX?

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.

Aug 29th, 2017
The Sublative Technology of eMatrix

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.

Aug 29th, 2017