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Raval Facial Aesthetics Blog

Paraben Free Sunscreens Now Widely Available!

Posted by Amy Raval on Mar 28, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Parabens are a class of chemicals that are widely used by cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies as a preservative for their products. They are quite controversial because of the large number of side effects reported. Parabens have been found in breast cancer tumors and can even mimic estrogen. Some studies show that this estrogen indicator can lead to early puberty in girls. Additionally, parabens can cause allergic reactions on skin, ranging from rashes to rosacea.

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Laser resurfacing for acne scars

Posted by Amy Raval on Aug 23, 2018 3:35:00 PM

One of the most frustrating skin conditions for men and women is acne scars. Fortunately, there are several different types of treatments available to reduce visible scarring and give your skin a more even tone and smoother texture. One of the most popular options is laser resurfacing.

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Now Offering Augmented PRP, Also Known as PRFM

Posted by Amy Raval on Sep 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

You’ve probably heard or read about PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, one of the newer techniques for minimally invasive cosmetic enhancement. Now Rocky Mountain Laser Aesthetics is offering the “next gen” platelet-based technique, called Platelet-Rich Fibrin Matrix (PRFM). You could say this system is like PRP, only turbo-charged.

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How Microdermabrasion Improves Your Skin

Posted by Amy Raval on Oct 23, 2015 7:30:00 AM

WHAT IS MICRODERMABRASION?

Microdermabrasion is:

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Fantastic Alternative Cosmetic Uses of Botox & Dysport

Posted by Amy Raval on Apr 21, 2015 7:30:00 AM

There are many areas of the aging face and neck to rejuvenate and brighten using Botox and Dysport. These sites are considered off-label but well within the standard of care in the cosmetic industry.

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3 Reasons Men use Botox Now

Posted by Amy Raval on Sep 19, 2014 8:14:49 AM

“My experience tells me that a man’s decision to utilize Botox or Dysport is a strong combination of competition, fitness, and economics.” Board-certified surgeon, MBA, and nationally-recognized Medical Director, Dr. Raval predicts the number of men who take advantage of services non-surgical procedures will continue to grow aggressively. “In a society of global competition,” observes Dr. Raval, “I’m not surprised that men build up 10% of the 2.8 million Botox procedures last year.” As the #1 Non-Surgical Procedure for men in his leading practice, Dr. Raval understands what motivates the men in the market.

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Acne: It Snubs No One

Posted by Amy Raval on Feb 26, 2014 11:56:51 AM

It preys on teenagers. It preys on young adults. It even preys on women in their 40's. ACNE. No one likes you! People young and old are constantly in search of a solution.

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Achieving Your Best Spring Skin

Posted by Amy Raval on Feb 21, 2014 12:50:48 PM

With Spring around the corner, it's time to think about prepping your skin for the warmer weather. Right now, you should be thinking about hair removal, exfoliating and moisturizing!

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Is Microdermabrasion For You?

Posted by Amy Raval on Jan 10, 2014 3:58:16 AM

Parisan peel or Microdermabrasion is a noninvasive, skin rebuilding technique which uses fine sharp tips or micro-crystals and vacuum suction on the skin. Normally there are no needles or sedatives needed for microdermabrasion. The pressure and speed of vacuum are balanced on the basis of tolerance and sensitivity of the skin. Microdermabrasion is regularly contrasted with the sensation of a cat licking your face, an uneven yet delicate touch. Normal sessions take place for a period between 5-60 minutes. The good thing about this therapy is that, you need not wait long to recover from it; you can get back to work almost immediately after a single session. Also, you need not compromise with your make- up part and it’s safe to apply cosmetics directly after microdermabrasion. Owing to the increased permeability of the skin, the assimilation of medication into the skin is relatively high.

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The Dos and Don'ts of your Beauty Upkeep During Pregnancy

Posted by Amy Raval on Dec 18, 2013 3:43:30 AM

You've just received the most glorious news…you're pregnant! It is such a joyous occasion, and you're absolutely thrilled! Make sure you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby by knowing what is okay and what is not okay to do during pregnancy when it comes to your beauty routine.

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