by Mia Valleskey | Mar 1, 2020 | Body Treatments
Your skin and complexion can take a beating in Chicagoland weather. Blustery winds in the winter and bright sun in the summertime can leave your face looking dull and drab. If you are ready to brighten up your skin, reduce signs of aging, and even reduce imperfections like hyperpigmentation, chemical peel treatments are an excellent place to start.
If you have never had a chemical peel, you may feel nervous about the process. When you choose to work with Beauty and Body by Mia, you can rest assured that we will put you at ease, make the experience comfortable, and give you the very best results.
Before Your Peel
Whether you choose a Retinol Vitamin C peel or a Glo and Go treatment, you will begin preparing for your treatment about one week prior to your appointment. You’ll be asked to discontinue any use of Retinols, Vitamin A creams, or Retin A about 5 days before your appointment. Skip shaving, waxing, or threading as well in the treatment area. Continue using your sunscreen and makeup as normal.
During Your Peel
During your appointment, you won’t feel any discomfort aside from tingling or slight stinging. Your appointment will be relatively short and we will be sure to leave plenty of time to review with your any post-treatment instructions. You’ll have a post-treatment skin care kit that you will use instead of your normal skin care regimen for 5-10 days. You may notice that immediately after treatment your skin feels smooth and tight; this is normal.
After Your Peel
Once you have returned home from your appointment, don’t wash your face for at least 8 hours. Your skin will likely begin to peel within 2-3 days. Everyone is different, and some people may not peel at all while others will peel around days 5-7. Never force the peel by picking or sloughing off the skin on your own.
Finally, for the best results, we encourage clients to schedule another treatment in three weeks.
If you are ready to experience the results from a professional chemical peel, now is the time to call Beauty and Body by Mia. Contact us today to schedule your appointment or talk about your options.
by Mia Valleskey | Jan 1, 2020 | Body Treatments
The new year is full of promise and is the perfect time to try something new. If you have ever wondered if a medspa treatment could be right for you, Beauty and Body by Mia has compiled some benefits and considerations to keep in mind before scheduling your first appointment. 2020 could be the year you fall in love with the results that follow a treatment with Mia!
Your Complexion is Dull
Chicagoland winters are harsh and your skin could be paying the price. Medspa treatments are designed to provide more noticeable and sustainable results than a typical spa-like facial. Try one of our BB Glow Express treatments to see your true complexion shine through.
You Aren’t Feeling Confident
At Beauty and Body by Mia, we believe all our clients are beautiful. However, some of them come to an appointment not feeling as confident as they would like to. A medspa treatment can be just the boost of confidence you need to pursue your promotion, start a new relationship, or feel like yourself again.
You’d Like to Give a Feature a Boost
Medspa treatments can be highly focused, giving specific facial or body features a boost. Make your lashes look amazing with a Lash Lift treatment, your lips look plump with a Hyaluron injection, or get rid of cellulite on your thighs with Lipomassage. Just call with your goal or your problem and let’s work together to develop a treatment plan just for you.
You Want to Try Something New
Our Medspa treatments are affordable, comfortable, and successful. Even better, you can find the services of Beauty and Body by Mia throughout Chicagoland. It’s the perfect way to try something new this year, and give yourself the gift of confidence to carry throughout the next twelve months.
Contact us today to get started.
by Mia Valleskey | Nov 1, 2019 | Body Treatments
The holiday season is here which means your social calendar is about to get much busier. Between work parties and get-togethers with friends who are back in town for family festivities, you want to look and feel your best. Besides running out to buy a few new outfits and updating your makeup bag with a new power lipstick or trendy eye shadow, you can invest in your self-confidence this season with any of these beauty treatments with Beauty and Body by Mia. You’ll feel great and look great for all of your upcoming events during the holidays and beyond. It’s the perfect time of year to treat yourself to some self-love!
Hyaluron Pen Fillers
Hyaluronic acid is naturally made by your body and contributes to youthful-looking skin. However, as we age, our natural production of hyaluronic acid decreases which can lead to less plump facial features. Fortunately, a Hyaluron Pen Filler treatment with Mia is non-invasive and efficient, giving you plumper features almost immediately. Don’t worry – there are no needles here! Our technique delivers the filler through pressure, not injections.
Our clients love any treatment that takes away fine lines and wrinkles, and our Rezenerate Treatment has outstanding results. You can feel confident that your Rezenerate Treatment will combat not only fine lines and wrinkles but also scarring and will help to even out your skin tone. Treatments are safe and comfortable, and you’ll notice the differences sooner than you may expect.
Glo & Go Peels
Winter weather can be especially damaging to your skin, which is why you can feel like your complexion looks much duller in these next months. However, our Glo & Go Peel treatments are designed to give you a glowing complexion no matter the conditions outside. You’ll enjoy this treatment because it is safe and painless. More importantly, you’ll love the suppleness and glowing complexion you feel afterward.
Feel Your Best
Not quite sure which treatment may be best for you, your goals, or your budget? That’s okay! Many of our clients begin with a phone call to chat about what they are looking for; we are here to listen and develop a treatment plan that will help you feel your best. Call Beauty and Body by Mia today to schedule your treatment, before your holiday events begin.
by Mia Valleskey | Sep 1, 2019 | Body Treatments
Have a few spots on your body that you just can’t seem to tone up? No matter how much you work out or eat right, there are bound to be a few areas on your body that aren’t getting with the program. It’s normal, but that doesn’t mean it makes you feel more confident when you pull on your favorite clothes. Fortunately, you can get a little extra help thanks to technology that literally freezes – and eliminates – fat cells.
Here’s what you need to know about Cryoskin and Coolsculpting treatments before you make your first appointment.
What is Cryoskin Treatment?
Cryoskin treatments are versatile, giving the client and the technician the option of choosing slimming or toning choices. Slimming freezes and destroys fat cells from the target area while toning blasts the appearance of cellulite by increasing circulation and your body’s natural collagen production.
Beyond being versatile and quite effective, Cryoskin treatments are also easy. Your technician will use a tool that becomes cold, moving it around your target areas. Some clients choose places like their tummy or thighs, while others may choose their lower back. Nearly any area on the body can benefit from this targeted approach with Cryoskin. Treatments are quick and painless, leaving fat cells frozen and dead for good.
How is it different from Coolsculpting?
Cryoskin is considered the newest version of fat-freezing technology. Coolsculpting treatments were the pioneer, but these treatments are now antiquated. Clients who endure Coolsculpting treatments still get fat cells frozen, but the process is more arduous (and annoying). While Cryoskin treatments require only one instrument, clients sitting through Coolsculpting treatments need to sit with paddles suctioned to their problem areas for hours.
How can I get Cryoskin in the Chicago suburbs?
Cryoskin treatments are effective, easy, and will fit your budget. If you are ready to schedule your first treatment, call Beauty and Body by Mia. With years of experience working with clients throughout the Chicagoland area, I can work with you to make sure we give you the treatments you need to feel confident as you walk out of my door.
Book your next session today and invest in yourself!
by Mia Valleskey | Aug 1, 2019 | Body Treatments
Choosing a medspa professional can feel overwhelming. A bad decision can leave you feeling sore and not looking your best. In contrast, a good decision can point you toward a professional who gives you confidence and helps you look (and feel) like a million dollars. If you are ready to work with a medspa professional but are not quite sure how to pick the perfect one for you, here are a few tips that can lead you to a better decision.
Find a Professional with a Great Location
Driving around the Chicagoland area can sometimes be a chore, especially during rush hour. In order to make your medspa treatments as easy as possible, work with a professional who has a location that is convenient for you. Even better, look for a medspa professional who has multiple locations, which could give you options based on your schedule.
Find a Professional Who is an Expert
If you are seeking a specific service, look for a professional who is an expert in that technique. You can also benefit from working with a professional who has extensive experience in a variety of body and beauty techniques. This way, the professional can get to know you and offer options that you may be interested in.
Find a Professional with Great Results
When you talk to a potential professional, be sure to ask for references and to see results of treatments they have given. If the professional is hesitant to give this information, cross them off your list. You want to work with someone who has past clients who rave about their services and who has documented positive results.
Find a Professional Who Has Your Best Interests at Heart
Your medspa professional should have your best interests at heart, giving you choices that will help you meet your goal. If you feel your medspa professional is not listening to you or respecting your time, it is time to move on to another.
Ready to discover a medspa professional who is exceptional, and who can help you meet your body and beauty goals? Call to learn more about how she can serve you.
by Mia Valleskey | Jul 1, 2019 | Body Treatments
Summertime in Chicagoland means sundresses, shorts, and bathing suits. Are you rocking your summer wardrobe this year, or are you feeling a bit insecure because of cellulite? If you have cellulite, you are certainly not alone. About 85% of women and men experience cellulite, but not everyone is resigned to the fact they have to live with it. Here’s what you need to know about reducing the appearance of cellulite.
What is Cellulite?
Cellulite happens when pockets of fat push through the connective tissues under our skin. It is not a problem due to obesity. Anyone, of any size, can see the bumpy and lumpy signs of cellulite.
How Can I Get Rid Of Cellulite?
While cellulite may be inevitable for many of us, there are some steps you can take to decrease the appearance of cellulite on your body. For example, working on your flexibility can smooth out your connective tissue, which can mask cellulite. Try signing up for a beginners yoga class or commit to an at-home stretching routine to see some results.
You can also improve your skin’s elasticity by working on your daily skin routine. Be sure you are using sunscreen, moisturizing, and drinking plenty of water. These tips are great for skin health and can end up decreasing the appearance of cellulite as your skin becomes healthier.
Finally, you can significantly reduce the appearance of cellulite by working with a professional. Beauty and Body by Mia offers a variety of services that are designed to get rid of cellulite and help build back your confidence. Our treatments are safe and effective; our before and after shots prove the treatments are worth the investment.
Don’t worry if you aren’t sure which cellulite treatment would work best for you. That’s what I’m here for. I would love to hear more about you and your goals so that I can design a treatment protocol individualized for you. Contact me today to get started. You are only a few treatments away from feeling more confident in your summer wardrobe.
I’ve seen the physical and emotional transformation that can happen after a successful treatment protocol – you don’t want to put it off any longer! Let’s get you feeling – and looking – great.