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Raval Facial Aesthetics Blog

Spider Veins and Varicose Veins, What’s the Difference?

Posted by Amy Raval on Feb 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

As we get older, our veins often become more visible, especially in our legs and hands. Are we seeing varicose veins, or spider veins? What’s the difference? Or is there a difference? We’re often asked these questions at Rocky Mountain Laser Aesthetics, so let’s see if we can clear things up.

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Photoaging: How the Sun Damages Skin

Posted by Amy Raval on Jun 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Sun is the #1 beauty burglar. We all know that by now, but you may not know that the sun is responsible for as much as 90% of skin aging. Over-exposure to the sun can cause premature skin aging, and it can cause skin cancer. How does that happen?

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4 Surprising Benefits of Plastic Surgery

Posted by Amy Raval on Nov 13, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Most of the time, you’re looking for plastic surgery if you want to look younger and more attractive, but the findings of a recent study suggest that you can make even more unexpected improvements through plastic surgery.

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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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