The P and O shots, Respectively? Enhancement Or Medical Treatment?
Several aging-related physical and mental variables might lead to decreased sexual enjoyment and activity. Age-related declines in testosterone and estrogen cause a loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, and vaginal dryness in men and women, respectively. Stress, sadness, and interpersonal difficulties can also hurt sexual enjoyment and activity as we age. Moreover, aging can lead to […]
What Are the Benefits of Wrinkle Relaxers?
Wrinkles and other signs of skin fatigue are an unavoidable consequence of a lifetime spent using your facial muscles. Repetitive facial expressions leave a permanent mark on the skin; it’s inevitable. Wrinkle relaxers can help mitigate the damage. When you have wrinkles, people assume you are exhausted and irritated. Even while many people go to invasive surgical […]
Loure Lessons: Botox vs Fillers
Many of our patients are brand new to the Aesthetic world and one of the biggest questions we get is… What is the difference between Botox and Fillers? Let’s break it down… 1. Wrinkle Relaxers . Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau are some of the most common brands that are available. We use Botox and […]
Loure Lessons: Melasma
Genetics, hormones, sun exposure, certain medications, chronic inflammation, autoimmune diseases, etc can all contribute to melasma. Brown patches on sun exposed skin and usually symmetric. For women, hormones can play a big factor. Unfortunately, there is no “fix” for melasma. It is chronic and recurs. Melanocytes (the cells that give pigment to our skin) become […]
Loure Lessons: Lips
Not those lips, get your mind out of the gutter!! Gynecology PA Nikki here, OBVIOUSLY!! I want to talk about one of my favorite products. In the winter, it is so common to have dry lips. Lips lack sebaceous glands – a.k.a. they don’t produce sebum/oil. They also lack a stratum corneum, which means there […]
Do Silicone Patches Really Work?
LOURE LESSONS: Silicone Patches for wrinkles I have had quite a few patients ask my opinion on silicone wrinkle patches. Silicone is a rather benign substance that will not cause much skin reaction and has properties that promote collagen production when worn daily, best is overnight. That being said, the real mechanism by which […]
Kick of the New Year!
LOURE LESSONS: Kick Off The New Year As Entrepreneurs who are building a business, raising families, working medical careers, tending to our homes… We are busy! So, we have created systems that keep life a little less chaotic and allow us to do all the things while still having time for FUN. Because let’s be […]
Loure Lessons: Wrinkle Relaxers 101
Wrinkle Relaxers, like Botox and Dysport, block signals from the nerves to the muscles. Kind of like when you tune out your spouse or your kids or your barking dog… the muscle is still working, the nerve is still working, they just aren’t listening to each other. The injected muscle can’t contract., which makes wrinkles […]
Loure Lessons: Chemical Peels 101
What is a Chemical Peel? Here at LOURE, we are PCA Peel Certified. The peels that we use are considered mild and medium, meaning there is little downtime (redness and dryness). Like other chemical peels, PCA peels are intended to reduce signs of acne, hyperpigmentation, and aging by exfoliating dead skin cells and revealing a […]
Loure Lessions: Skincare 101
Skin… We all have it but few of us actually give it the love and attention it truly deserves. Did you know that the skin is the largest organ of the body? The skin and its derivatives (hair, nails, sweat and oil glands) make up the integumentary system. Skincare 101: 1. Wear sunscreen daily. Year […]