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What To Know After Your Botox Treatment

To reduce the signs of aging, when it comes to botulinum toxin injectables , there are multiple FDA-approved choices, such as Dysport, Xeomin, and Jeuveau.
Jan 3rd, 2023

The AquaGold Facial Is the New Treatment Everyone's Raving About

It’s a mega facial perfect for our busy clients and is now available here at Defy Nature. This amazing Micro needling procedure will infuse and plump your skin with a blend of our own powerhouse line up of customized formulas with virtually no-downtime.
Nov 30th, 2022

Vitamin C Benefits for Skin

Few ingredients receive as much praise from skin-care experts as vitamin C. It's well-established that the benefits of vitamin C for skin are extensive and wide-ranging, not to mention beneficial for pretty much everyone, regardless of age or skin type.
Aug 31st, 2022

Dermal Filler Trends at Defy Nature

Defy Nature Med Spa in New London, CT reveals their most popular, requested filler treatments by offering the newest, innovative anti-aging solutions and at the same time addressing their patients’ skin care concerns.
Jul 29th, 2022

What is Under-Eye Filler?

If you Google “dark circles solutions for under your eyes”, the treatments you’ll find will range from at-home options like brightening serums to getting under-eye filler, like Juvederm or Restylane.
Jul 1st, 2022

Laser Hair Removal: What You Can Expect?

Before we get started know that Laser hair removal works best for men and women with naturally dark-colored hair. Other at-home treatments are recommended if you have gray or blond hair.
May 3rd, 2022

Want Your Botox and Filler to Last Longer?

Whether it’s our face or our favorite jeans, good investments are worth preserving. To make the most of your Botox and Fillers, here’s how to make them last as long as possible.
Dec 30th, 2021

How to Avoid Tech Neck in the Age of Zoom

In our modern world, tech neck was already a growing phenomenon—but in the age of increased working from home, with many of us still holding meetings virtually, it's taken on a new life.
Dec 2nd, 2021

4 Nonsurgical Ways to Treat Aging Eyes

Dark circles, under-eye bags, and crow’s-feet are nothing to be ashamed about, but neither is wanting to do something about them. After all, the eyes are the windows to the soul, and your soul might just want to look and feel rejuvenated.
Oct 4th, 2021

Botox and Dermal Filler in the Masseter (Jaw) Musculature

This popular aesthetic procedure for improving and contouring the jawline has been done for some time now but more and more men and women are seeing that it reduces facial pain and tension because the Botox injection actually relaxes these muscles.
Sep 1st, 2021

Embarrassed by Stretch Marks?

Stretch Mark Reduction with Genius RF Micro-Needling Research shows that topical creams and oils are not an effective solution for stretch marks since they do not penetrate deep enough into the skin.
Jul 30th, 2021

JAWLINE CONTOURING AT DEFY NATURE

Defy Nature is now offering “jawline contouring” that is the latest, non-surgical cosmetic procedure frequently being requested by men and women that uses injectable dermal fillers to add volume to the jawline, sculpting the contour of the lower face.
Jul 1st, 2021

ANTI-AGING TRICKS FOR YOUR FACE

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.
May 13th, 2021

Spring into beauty with award winning VIPeel

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
Mar 1st, 2021

Eating for Clear Skin

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
Jan 12th, 2021

NEW FILLERS AND NEURO-TOXINS YOU CAN EXPECT SOON

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
Nov 9th, 2020

What’s the Deal with BLUE LIGHT AND OUR EYES?

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
Oct 1st, 2020

Interested in the Botox “Lip Flip”?

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.
Sep 1st, 2020

What’s a Laser Facial?

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.
Aug 19th, 2020

A Beginner’s Easy Guide to Retinol: Everything You Need to Know

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
Jul 23rd, 2020

COVID-19 and How Stress Affects Your Skin

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
Jul 14th, 2020

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

FACTS ABOUT ANTI AGING & AESTHETIC MEDICINE THAT YOU MUST KNOW

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.
Jan 9th, 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