Monthly Archives: January 2017

Am I Going To Bruise?

Bruising…it may be the single greatest fear in all of us who chose to undergo anti-aging  treatments like Botox and Dermal Fillers.  We’ve undergone the treatment to look our best and then walk around sporting an unsightly mark declaring to all that we’ve succumbed to our vanity.  😊 As you can see from the photo, it’s amazing that we don’t bruise far more often!  While we never promise that a client won’t get a bruise from injectable or other treatments, we can share steps to reduce the risk by quite a bit.   A Week Before Your Procedure To reduce bruising risk, avoid those things we know increase bleeding: NSAIDS (aspirin, Motrin, Aleve, etc.) Vitamin E Alcohol Omega 3 Oils Green Tea Garlic Gingko Avoiding the above for a week to ten days prior to your treatment and two to three days after will help reduce the amount of bruising…
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Do You Know About Sculptra Aesthetic?

Scultpra® Aesthetic  What is Sculptra®?  It is an injectable poly-L-lactic acid/collagen stimulator that has been approved for cosmetic use to treat shallow-to-deep nasolabial folds and other facial wrinkles. Injectable poly-L-lactic acid thickens skin and stimulates the body to replace lost collagen, the primary structural protein found in skin. It provides the supple, elastic quality associated with youth. Unfortunately, our body’s natural supply of collagen is depleted as we age. Sculptra® Aesthetic provides subtle results over time. A full course of treatment includes as many as four sessions spaced between three and eight weeks apart. The results may last for more than two years. Because Sculptra® is reconstituted with sterile water and lidocaine, most clients find the treatment far less uncomfortable then they anticipated.  Your provider may offer topical or injectable anesthetic to block the nerves so you don’t feel pain. Pro-nox™ (a nitrous oxide/oxygen delivery system) is becoming increasingly popular…
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Congratulations to Our Lucky Open House Winners!

Congratulations To Our Lucky Winners! We had an awesome time last Thursday hosting our annual open house event.  Thank you to all those who came to support us and allow us to show our appreciation to you for your continued loyalty.  We had great things to eat and drink, great information was shared, generous raffle prizes were won and we had some great laughs, too! To those who were unable to attend, you were missed….we hope you’ll be able to make it next year.  You’ll no doubt want to when you see the following.  😉 Congratulations to the winners… Julie – a syringe of Radiesse, a syringe of Belotero and 25u of Xeomin  ($1350 value) Jerry – Xeomin to one area for one year (4 treatment max - $1000 value) Tresa – a syringe of Restylane Lyft and 50u of Dysport ($800 value) Susan – Dysport to one area for…
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Save the Date!

It’s finally here - our annual event to show our thanks for your support this past year! We are so grateful to those who’ve entrusted us with their care and for allowing us to do what we love (while forging great friendships while doing it). We’ll have food, libations and amazing prizes for you to win - so please stop in! Raffle prizes include: Epionce and Cielo Aesthetic Gift Baskets filled with Skin Care Products and a gift certificate for a complimentary facial A Treatment with Kybella ($1000 value) Free Treatment with Xeomin to one area for one year ($1000 value) Free Treatment with Dysport to one area for one year ($800 value) A package of 3 microneedling treatments ($750 value) A package of 3 Photofacial treatments ($597 value) A VI Chemical Peel ($250 value) and more... Our Mega Raffle will include the following: A syringe of Radiesse, a syringe…
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Considering an Anti-Aging/Facial Rejuvenation Procedure?

    Whether you are unhappy with the changes you see in the mirror or are determined to prevent those changes from occurring, there are a number of things to take into consideration before you start your journey.  The following will help you make the right decision in finding the best provider for you.  Reason: WHY do you want to have treatment? What is the benefit/outcome you wish to achieve? Research:  The aesthetic industry continues to grow, with millions spent annually on anti-aging and beauty product and treatments.  Many are hoping to benefit from these sales - from brand new nurse graduates to orthopedic surgeons.  What that means to you is that a provider may have little to no experience in the industry. Do your research before booking a consultation. There is a lot of information online, but if you know someone who has previously undergone treatment, even better!  Choose a few…
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Millennials and “Prejuvenaton”

Millennials are hoping to prevent aging by focusing on “prejuve­nation,” such as injectables -  a trend spurred by social media and celebrities. A reported 64% of member facial plastic surgeons reported an increase in cosmetic surgery or injectable treatments in the under 30 crowd, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstr­uctive Surgery (AAFPRS). They are using these treatments as a preventative measure; facial muscles that cause wrinkles can be trained to move less, thus stopping wrinkles before they start, according to AAFPRS. “We’re seeing an uptick in the popularity of injections like Botox, Xeomin and Dysport in millennials," said Dr. Edwin Williams, AAFPRS president and facial plastic surgeon. "Social media makes young patients increasingly aware of their lines and wrinkles, and thanks to celebrities and the internet, they know that there are ways to correct it and maintain their youthful skin," Williams said. AAFPRS members agreed that the biggest trend for the future…
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Which Foods In Your Fridge Are Most Contaminated With Pesticides?

We care about you and your health, so we wanted share some important information on common foods you probably have in your fridge right now. As many of you know, we strongly encourage our patients to buy or grow and eat organic food when possible. It's not a topic we get a chance to talk about as often as we'd like, but knowing what's in your food and how it is grown is a key element to good health! Pesticides can generate free radicals in the body, causing oxidative stress and cell damage. Not only are free radicals linked to accelerated aging, but also associated with various health ailments, including cancer, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and many others. Read more on the effects pesticide have on health. We understand it may not always be possible to buy organic, so knowing which foods are considered "dirty" is useful information to have…
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April Showers bring…great opportunities to save at Cielo!

Radiesse Volumizing Filler - $50 off each syringe; purchase two or more syringes and also get 20 units of Xeomin at no charge!  (A $200 savings)  Radiesse provides the biggest "bang for your buck" as not only is it a 1.5 cc sryinge (vs. 1.0 cc for all other fillers), it stimulates your soft tissues to produce more collagen/elastin so your body provides additional correction.  Radiesse typically lasts up to a year with full correction, and is the only FDA approved product for re-volumizing the hands.  Recieve a $50 rebate for any Merz product purchased (Radiesse, Belotero, Xeomin) on top of our special pricing! Bring a Friend who hasn't yet discovered us and you'll both recieve $50 off your purchase of $200 or more! Easter Basket - try your luck chosing an Easter egg filled with a variety of specials...a discount, free treatment, product, candy?  You won't know until you try,…
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March Madness @ Cielo Aesthetics!

You won't need a pot of gold to take advantage of the specials we're offering this month! We're so excited to introduce Refyne/Defyne - two new dermal fillers from the Restylane family!  A revolutionary technology (XpresHAN) allows these products to be flexible in the areas of the face where movement occurs (around the nose and mouth), thus preventing any stiffness or an unnatural look when animating.  In honor of the launch, all Galderma fillers will be discounted $100/syringe this month - Restylane, Lyft, Silk, Refyne, Defyne and Sculptra.  Purchase two and receive a complimentary Dysport to one area (forehead, crow's feet or between the brows). ThermiVA vaginal rejuvenation - purchase a pkg of 3 treatments at a $500 discount ANDreceive a free gift (call for details) Drip Therapy - Wellness blend, Supreme blend, Bronchial blend or, if you're overserved green beer on the 17th, a Hangover blend! Available for $110 - BIG savings! The Now…
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8 Signs that you may be deficient in Vitamin B-12

8 Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency Vitamin B-12 deficiency is shockingly common and studies show that as many as 2 out of 4 people are B-12 deficient. The elderly population and people who don’t consume foods high in B-12 (such as meat, dairy and eggs) are especially at risk. However, even meat eaters can be deficient in B-12 due to poor digestion, and some prescription medications can interfere with B-12 absorption. Do you have any of the symptoms below? Shortness of breath or chest pain Dizziness, fainting or trouble with balance Confusion, memory loss or dementia Pale or yellow tint to the skin Coldness, numbness or tingling in the hands and feet Slow reflexes or nervous system function Soreness in the mouth and tongue Fatigue or unexplained weakness If you or someone you know has any of the above symptoms, please give us a call to discuss whether or not…
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