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Reduce the Appearance of Acne Scars, Fine Lines and Wrinkles With Secret RF Microneedling and LUMIVIVE

Our skin struggles with a number of issues as we age, from fine lines and wrinkles to large pores and dark spots. Secret RF microneedling is one of the few cosmetic procedures that can treat them all—and do it without putting you through significant…
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It Takes Two: How BOTOX and TNS Essential Serum Work Together to Erase the Signs of Aging

BOTOX® continues to be a top cosmetic treatment for patients wishing to eliminate their fine lines and wrinkles. But did you know pairing BOTOX with the right medical-grade serum for anti aging can maximize your results, extend time between…
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Achieve Fuller Lips and Reduce Smile Lines With Lip Filler And HA5

      Transform Your Face With Juvederm Lip Filler Do you ever feel like something is missing when it comes to your lips? Many patients complain about their lips feeling too small or causing fine lines and wrinkles…
Holiday Healthy Skincare Basics Ooh La La
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Your Holiday Healthy Skin Checklist

With the holidays on the horizon, your calendar is about to overflow with work parties, family get-togethers and dinners with friends. You aspire to look your best for each and every big event, but the stress of the season paired with dry indoor…

Acne Scar Treatments

By the time we hit our 30s and 40s, most of us have outgrown the bad fashion choices and even worse hairstyles of our teen years. Unfortunately, one middle school milestone can continue to leave its mark on our appearance and self-confidence…
Best Treatments For Brown Spots On Face
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Bye, Bye, Brown Spots - 8 WAYS TO REPAIR BROWN SPOTS ON YOUR FACE

When we look back on all the fun we had this summer, we want to relive our memories through photos, videos, and selfies. Unfortunately, our skin also keeps a scrapbook of all those trips we took to the pool or lake. Too much time in the sun…
THE BEST SUNSCREEN FOR YOUR SKIN - SKIN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

The Best Sunscreen For Your Skin

Since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, there’s no better time for a refresher on sun protection and how to find the best sunscreen for your skin, especially as we’re gearing up for summer fun here in the Midwest. Gone are the summers…
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4 Healthy Skin Tips for a More Youthful Appearance

The healthy, dewy glow of youth doesn’t have to fade away as you grow older. In fact, by sticking with a few smart habits and stocking up on the right cosmetics, your skin can be a true showstopper no matter your age. At Ooh La La Spa,…
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4 Men’s Skincare Tips You Can Put Into Action Today

4 Men’s Skincare Tips You Can Put Into Action Today You spend hours in the gym every week and skip the drive-through run to help keep your body looking its best. But what are you doing to protect your skin? Building a men’s skincare…
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Do You Suffer From Winter Dry Skin?

Do You Suffer From Winter Dry Skin? Winters can be especially brutal on all of us who live here in Southern Illinois. To escape the blistering cold and ferocious winds, we spend our days indoors, savoring the toasty warmth of central heating. Unfortunately,…

Amazing Last Minute Gift Ideas

Looking for unique and awesome gift ideas? Check out our gift guide with suggestions sure to please everyone on your list (including yourself!).  You will be the deemed the best gift giver ever! Botox Why we love it: BOTOX® Cosmetic…

Four Ways to Recapture Your Youthful Glow

Four Ways to Recapture Your Youthful Glow Every night before bed, we slather our faces with overnight serums and cross our fingers – only to discover a new forehead wrinkle or laugh line waiting for us at the mirror the next morning. It’s…
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The Benefits of Chemical Peels

While it's unnerving name could use a little rebranding, its reputation for revealing younger, more beautiful skin has made the chemical peel one of today’s most sought-after cosmetic procedures – years after it first hit the beauty scene. Gone…
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Tom Cruise is older than Wilford Brimley was in Cocoon

Dr Wise from Ooh La La here...I have to share this with everyone! Can you believe this tweet: Hi! Tom Cruise is five years older in "Mission: Impossible: Fallout" than Wilford Brimley was in "Cocoon"! I don't know what to do with this…
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8 Warning Signs You’re About To Get A Bad Injection

You need to think carefully about where and from whom you get injections like Botox® and Juvéderm®, in this article you’ll learn 8 warning signs to identify when you’re about to get a bad injection. With over 8.4 million injection…
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What Does the SPF in your Sunscreen Actually Mean?

SPF 50 SPF 30 SPF 15 They are even making SPF 70 now! But, do you know what the SPF in your sunscreen actually means? With Skin Cancer Awareness Month wrapped up and the start of summer coming, I wanted to write a blog to debunk…
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How to Take Care of Your Skin Before, During and After a Work Out

Regular exercise is important for your overall health and for looking fit. However, the downside is that, if you’re not careful, you might get a face full of blemishes. To avoid this, here are some tips on what you should do before, during…
Early Melanoma Detection
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Here's How to Save Your Skin from Melanoma

As we are getting into the month of May, we need to be even more aware of the risks that threaten our skin, especially those that can cause melanoma. May is national melanoma month and there is no better time to learn a few things that will…
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Here’s How to Break the Habit of Skin Picking

Skin picking is a bad habit and can cause some serious skin conditions. Still, many of us are guilty of picking at our blemishes. Here are five ways to break your skin picking habit: 1. Set Your Mind to Not Pick Your Skin Whether you make…
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The Best Ways to Soothe a Sunburn

For many people, summer is the best time of the year, but not so for those with fair skin as they are more likely to get sunburns. Here are a few things you can do to alleviate painful sunburns. Why do We Get Sunburns You can get sunburned…
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How to Prevent Chin and Jaw Breakouts

Women, can be especially prone to hormonal shifts and imbalances in their bodies. This causes hormones to produce more oil, which in turn leads to the growth of bacteria and their entrapment in the pores. The end result can be pustules and blemishes…
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How to Care for the Skin on Your Chest

Far too often, people don’t give enough attention to the chest area in their anti-aging efforts, whereas the chest should be ranked very closely behind the face and the neck. The reason for this is that the chest, especially its upper area…
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Adult Acne? Here’s How to Deal With It

For many people, their teen years were marked by acne, but when you reach your 20s, you are usually free of it; that is, if you are a guy. For women, the situation is a bit different.  They are more likely to get “adult acne”, and here…
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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wash Your Face with Bar Soap

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wash Your Face with Bar Soap Almost every household in America has at least one in its bathroom, but could using a bar soap actually be bad for your face? A lot of estheticians and skin experts today claim that…
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How Bad is UV Lighting for Your Skin?

UV or ultraviolet lighting, as you have probably heard, is not the best thing for your skin and DNA. While Sun exposure does have some benefits, such as improving our mood by producing chemicals called tryptamines and triggering the production…
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The Sun and Your Skin

It’s a funny thing about the sun. On one hand, we can’t really live without it, but on the other it is a major cause of numerous skin issues. Expose your skin to a too hot sun in the summer or winter and you’ll get sunburns. Spend too…
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5 Easy Tips for Beautiful Hands

Our hands can make a big impression on people. Sometimes it is the second thing they notice after our face. So, we should treat our hands with more importance and take care of them. In that regard, here are 5 easy tips that you should use daily…
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What are Spider Veins and How to Get Rid of Them

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 55% of women are dealing with some sort of a problem with their veins, probably the worst of them being spider veins. What Causes Spider Veins? Spider…
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How Important is Water for Your Skin?

You don’t need a nutrition expert to tell you that drinking water is important for your health. Of course, there is a wide debate about whether you should be drinking 8 glasses of water every day (about 2-3 liters) and whether this includes…
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Simple Lifestyle Changes Can do Wonders for Your Skin

Seeing an imperfection, blemish or scar on your skin can quickly turn your mood from great to not so great. However, most of these problems can be averted with a few small changes to your lifestyle. Here are 5 lifestyle changes you need to…