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Alyssa, LPN

Being a Nurse at Q the Medical Spa

-by Alyssa Wing, LPN Let me start out by introducing myself: my name is Alyssa, and I am a Licensed Practical Nurse. I came to Q Med Spa after working in an OB/GYN office! Starting my position in aesthetics, my mindset had to switch gears. I love helping people; it is extremely rewarding to me. However, …

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The Dreaded “Maskne” and Mask Irritation! We are here to help.

-by Rachel Marino Noto, RN, LE Over the past year and a half, it has become apparent that masks have been and will be a part of our daily routine in some capacity. Whether it be when you leave your house, are caring for a sick family member, or at work, we all encounter wearing …

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It’s Time to Talk About Women’s Intimate Health

-by Priscilla DiVincenzo, MSN, FNP As women age, we often look to cosmetic procedures or plastic surgery for enhancements and improvements to our bodies. But what about improvement in areas that no one really talks about? What about our female reproductive system? What about our vaginal health? Often overlooked, we forget about this area as …

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Beauty Starts From Within

Our skin is a reflection of our overall health and wellness.  Most of us may not realize that our daily routines and what we eat can play a significant role in skin’s health and complexion. Whether you’re trying to combat breakouts or premature wrinkles, changing your diet even so slightly can improve your skin’s appearance. …

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Which Skin Care Laser Treatment is Right for You?

-by Jennifer R. Martindale LPN, LE Looking in the mirror, you notice your complexion lacking brightness, the texture is rough, your pores are enlarged, and just generally dull and blah.  Have you tried every over-the-counter skin care product and nothing seems to make a lasting improvement, if any at all?  Now what do you do?  …

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Reasons To Do Lip Filler | Not Just For Big Lips

-by Nikki Barone, RN, BSN, LE When patients think of lip filler, they instantly think of full, unnatural lip augmentations, or volume to the lips to change the overall look and size.  But there are many reasons to do lip fillers aside from full, large lips!  Read more as I weigh in on some of …

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New Treatments & Technology in 2021

-by Pam Andrieu, Medical Spa Manager The medical spa industry is ever-evolving.  New technology is constantly being researched, developed, studied, and approved.  They all come to market with promises of providing us with what is needed to achieve our appearance goals.  How do you sort through it to find the best treatments?  Well, let the …

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Razor Burn | A Hot Topic

-by Laurie LaFave, LPN It’s hard to believe that in the year 2021, razor burn continues to be a serious discussion.  It’s also hard to believe that just when you thought you knew everything about your best friend, there are things you've never shared! You Switched Back to Shaving?! As my friend and I scoured …

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What is the Difference Between a Med Spa and a Day Spa?

-by Emily Dory, Spa Coordinator When you hear the word “spa,” what comes to mind?  Most likely you think of a pampering, relaxing, getaway or a stress-free day spent with your friends or family, complete with massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures.  Now, when you hear the term “Med Spa” or “Medi Spa,” what do you …

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Surgical Makeup Experience During Covid-19

-by Kelly Paris, Licensed Cosmetologist Part of the facial plastic surgery experience here at the Lindsay House is learning how to camouflage any bruising or redness you might experience after surgery.  This is done by one of our licensed makeup artists using the Jane Iredale makeup line, which is a micro-mineralized makeup with natural ingredients, …

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