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Photofacial – Skin Renewal – Connecticut

Published on December 5, 2014 by

Sun spots, freckles and age spots can add years to your appearance. If you are looking for an effective way to revitalize and renew your complexion, a photofacial may be the solution. The photofacial can give you a refreshed complexion by treating skin blemishes and tightening the skin. A photofacial is an advanced skin care procedure that uses light energy to eliminate skin blemishes. The procedure is a non-invasive technique that can be used on the face, neck and many other areas of the body. After just one treatment, improvements are immediately visible. However, patients are recommended three to six treatments to achieve the best results. Consult our staff of […]

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Defining Sun Damage

Published on November 3, 2012 by
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There’s nothing like spending the day outside on a gorgeous, sunny day. Unfortunately that feeling often comes with a price – sun damage. Unprotected skin is vulnerable to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which can cause long-term changes to your skin. Sun damage comes in many forms, but some of the most common types include: Dry skin – When exposed to excessive amounts of sun, your skin can slowly lose natural moisture and essential oils. This can cause your skin to appear dry or flaky – resulting in an aged appearance. Sunburn – Sunburn is a skin injury that occurs after the skin is exposed to UV radiation. Mild to […]

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How New Light Based Technologies Can Minimize the Signs of Long-Term Sun Damage

Published on May 4, 2012 by

Not all lights are created equal. Some are visible to the human eye as colors. Others, though not perceivable, produce long-lasting biological effects. For example, ultra-violet (UV) light (10-400 nm), which comes to us in the flavors of UVA, UV B, and UVC (though little of the latter reaches the earth), is well known to alter our skin cells at the genetic level, causing DNA damage. The result: aged, weathered skin; precancerous skin lesions known as actinic keratoses (AKs), and in the worst-case scenario, skin cancer. Yet there are other types of light that can help fight these problems. An emerging field of light-based technologies, known by names such as […]

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YOLO HOSTED FREE SPA DAY IN HONOR OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

Published on October 12, 2010 by

, –October 6th, 2010: Yolo aesthetic boutique & med spa recognized Breast Cancer Awareness month with a day of celebration. On Tuesday October 5th, Yolo offered free beauty treatments to the public and Breast Cancer survivors. Over 40 people attended and received gift bags containing iS Clinical® skincare and received complimentary services including free brow waxing/shaping, chair massage, and more. One hundred percent of donations went directly to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation. Spa Owner Nikki Rasmussen, who is also a Registered Nurse, says, “This day is was one of the most enjoyable events of the year for YOLO. To be able to raise awareness for such a worthy […]

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