Sunscreen is an essential part of any skin care regimen, for people of every age, gender and skin color. Applying sunscreen daily helps protect your skin from sun damage that can contribute to visible signs of premature aging and cause skin cancer.
Now more than ever men are noticing signs of aging and are commonly seeking treatment options at medical spas.
Did you know that Botox was the #2 most popular men's cosmetics request in 2022?
(Natural growth factor injections was #1)
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.
The main difference between Over the Counter (OTC) skincare products and medical grade is the medical grade can only be sold by a licensed medical professional - what we is offer here at Defy Nature in New London.
With the help of a healthy lifestyle, a beneficial skin care routine and proven facial rejuvenation services , you can help your body through the aging process. You can even slow it down so it looks like you're reversing the physical signs of aging
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.
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.
At Defy Nature Med Spa Micro needling with radiofrequency (RF) may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but it’s actually the newest and most effective way to achieve tighter, smoother skin without surgery.
Skincare product commercials and reviews often make some pretty big claims. They'll say things like, "this product completely erased my fine lines and wrinkles," or "this serum made me look like I got Botox overnight."
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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 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—
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.
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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.