What to Expect From My Chemical Peel Treatment

What to Expect From My Chemical Peel Treatment

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.

Would a MedSpa Treatment Work for You?

Would a MedSpa Treatment Work for You?

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.

So Long, Cellulite

So Long, Cellulite

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.

Hyaluron Pen Injections vs. Filler Injections

Hyaluron Pen Injections vs. Filler Injections

If you are seeking a way to decrease the appearance of wrinkles or to boost volume in your lips, you may be resigned to the fact that you’ll need to seek treatment involving needles. However, while most fillers are injected using a needle, there is new technology that gives the same results without a needle. It’s true – the Hyaluron Pen now offers clients at Beauty and Body by Mia to enjoy beautiful results without the pain or anxiety that can come from needle injections.

So Long, Needles

The Hyaluron Pen is an innovative tool that injects hyaluronic acid into the skin and lips, but without a needle. The pen uses a pressurized system to inject the liquid into the targeted area, meaning this dermal filler treatment is virtually pain-free.

Exquisite Results

The Hyaluron Pen offers beautiful results by adding volume, wrinkle correction, and even face contouring with natural hyaluronic acid. Even better, clients notice the results are both long lasting and low maintenance, which decreases your time in the treatment chair.

Fast, Easy, and Safe

Without the anxiety and pain associated with needles, the Hyaluron Pen gives clients the opportunity to relax during treatment. Each session is fast, pain-free, and safe. The nozzle and adapter of the Pen are sterilized after each use using gamma radiation, reducing any chance of cross-contamination.

Natural Fillers

When you work with Beauty and Body by Mia, the filler used in the Hyaluron Pen is natural hyaluronic acid. The body naturally produces hyaluronic acid but can decrease production throughout the aging process. If you notice, hyaluronic acid is also the main ingredient in moisturizers and serums because it works! A direct injection of hyaluronic acid gives nearly instant results, plumping the area and boosting hydration, creating a quick anti-aging appearance.

Are you ready to ditch the needles and find long-lasting, age-defying results? Call Beauty and Body by Mia today to set up your appointment, or to talk more about your goals. We can give you the results that will bring your confidence back.

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