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Provider training, why it's important

National Safety Month | How We Keep Our Providers Trained

June is National Safety Month, a time dedicated to promoting and raising awareness about the importance of safety in various aspects of our lives. When it comes to Q the Medical Spa, ensuring the safety and well-being of our clients is always our top priority. One key element in maintaining a safe environment is through …

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skincare before and after facial plastic surgery

Why Skin Care is Important Before and After Surgical Procedures

-by Mallory Leach, Licensed Esthetician If you've made the decision to pursue plastic surgery to help the way you look on the outside match the way you feel on the inside; congrats! However, you aren’t in the clear just because you have a surgical procedure. Proper skincare not only helps to further the healing process, …

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skin spring cleaning with hydrafacial

Rejuvenate Your Skin with Hydrafacial

-by Mallory Leach, Licensed Esthetician Hydrafacial® is here, and just in time for the spring cleaning that our skin so desperately needs! Our skin can feel dull and dry after being exposed to harsh weather all winter. Hydration is essential for healthy radiant skin, and Hydrafacial is my favorite go-to treatment! What is Hydrafacial? Hydrafacial …

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neuromodulators vs. fillers

What is the Difference Between Neuromodulators and Filler?

-by Rachel Marino Noto RN, LE We have many first-time clients who come in to their injectable appointments knowing the area they are looking to improve, but who are honestly confused about which injectable will achieve their goal. With so many injectable options available today, it can be hard to know what type to use. …

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Your Guide to Botox at Any Age with picture of Botox

Botox | A Treatment for Every Age

-by Geena Lawatsch, RN, BSN Botox is a trigger word that is thrown around the beauty and paparazzi industry, but it is sometimes also used as a general term to mean “so-and-so had cosmetic work done.” Let’s clear the air; what on earth is Botox? “Botox” is a highly-marketed brand name for a form of …

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Treating Acne scars picture of nurse with HALO device

How To Treat Acne Scars

–by Alyssa Wing, LPN and Jenna DeCapua, RN Acne and the scarring that can result from it is a common skin condition that affects all ages, both men and women. Acne scarring can come in different forms, such as ice pick scars, pitted scarring, post-inflammatory erythema, and hyperpigmentation, all which cause the skin to appear …

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healthy skin during winter, model with hat and gloves

Keep Your Skin Cheerful and Bright Through the Winter Season

-by Mallory Leach, Licensed Esthetician The stress of the holiday season and chilly weather can wreak havoc on the skin, triggering dullness, dryness, and discoloration, and also increasing fine lines and wrinkles. So staying of top of your skincare during the winter is important. Here are a few of my tips and favorite products to …

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Is Sunscreen Really Needed in the Winter?

-by Rachel Marino Noto, RN, LE According to the 2020 RealSelf Sun Safety Report, 62% of Americans use anti-aging products as part of their daily skincare routine, but only 11% wear sunscreen daily! But It's Winter Now, Do I Really Need Sunscreen? While most people know to apply sunscreen in the warmer months when they are out …

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downtime after HALO hybrid fractional laser

HALO™ Hybrid Fractional Laser | Downtime

-by Priscilla Di Vincenzo, MSN, APRN, FNP-C HALO™ is one of the most popular lasers in the cosmetic industry right now. It’s known for its ability to improve fine lines and wrinkles, reduce pore size, even out texture and discoloration, and produce a glowing complexion! We often get asked about the recovery or downtime for …

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