Author Archives: Ashley Leathersich

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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How to have kissable, healthy, beautiful lips!

-By Julie A. Chatt, FNP We are entering into cold weather in Rochester, which means dry air in our homes, cars and workplace as we strive to keep warm!  Often this is the time that our lips become drier, cracked, and well…not too appealing! This is a perfect time to come in for a hyaluronic …

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Why We’re Celebrating National Bladder Health Month this November with EMSELLA®

-by Nicole Hull, LE November is National Bladder Health month, and at Q Med Spa, we have something to celebrate when it comes to combating urinary incontinence, a common bladder health issue, especially for women. What is Incontinence? Urinary incontinence is defined as the involuntary leakage of urine.  There are three different types of urinary …

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Get a Natural Glow Before Holiday Party Season

With the holidays right around the corner, many women and men want to look their best for upcoming events, whether they're over Zoom or in person. The good news: Looking your best doesn’t have to be complicated. At Q the Medical Spa, facial rejuvenation treatments like dermal fillers and BOTOX® are popular with Rochester locals. These …

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The Ins and Outs of Laser Hair Removal

-by Tori Grasta, RN Are you slowly working your way out of quarantine life and ready to treat yourself or a loved one? Have you been contemplating finally getting rid of unwanted hair?  There is no better time than now to start your laser hair removal journey! Laser hair removal (LHR) is the safest and …

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Why Fall Is Best for Laser Hair Removal

Many people want smooth, hair-free skin during swimsuit season. But while summer may seem like the best time for laser hair removal in Rochester, that’s not exactly the case. Due to the nature of laser hair removal, the skin is more sensitive and vulnerable to damage after treatment. By waiting until fall to perform the …

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3 Ways To Repair Summer Skin Damage

After a long summer spent out in the sun, many men and women struggle with signs of skin damage. Wrinkles and sun spots can quickly appear on your body and make you look much older than you feel. Luckily you can find relief with a variety of treatment options that brighten and repair the skin. …

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How Much Does BOTOX® Really Cost?

BOTOX has remained one of the most popular procedures for many, many years. As a nonsurgical option with very little downtime, it is an excellent “beginner’s treatment” for those who want to smooth away fine lines and wrinkles. However, some clients may be unsure of how much BOTOX® treatments actually cost. Is this well-known injectable …

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