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The Beauty Beat

BEST BODY AND BEAUTY TIPS

Welcome to the Beauty Beat, your source for all things skin and body: massages, skincare, medi-spa trends, and plenty more. Want to know how to get rid of smile lines? How about the best methods for plumping up the skin under your eyes? Or when you should consider collagen induction therapy? We have the answers to all those body spa questions and more, including the latest skincare ingredients, self-care trends, and all your facial spa needs!

Vitamin B Cleansers: Which One is the Right One for You?

Have you been looking for a new way to improve your skincare routine but don’t know where to start? Do you want to treat the signs of aging or alleviate your sensitive skin? Adding a vitamin B cleanser to your skincare routine might be the perfect solution. Keep reading to...

Our Favorite Facials for Blackheads

Do you struggle with blackheads that refuse to go away no matter what product or treatment you try? You’re not alone! Blackheads are an extremely common skin concern. Fortunately, facials can be your new secret weapon for treating stubborn blackheads. Keep reading to learn more about our favorite facials for...

How to Protect Your Skin’s Barrier

Summer has arrived, and with it, excessive sun exposure poses a new challenge to protecting your skin. Luckily, there are several ways to protect your skin’s moisture barrier to keep it looking healthy and hydrated all summer long.  Keep reading to learn what the skin barrier is, what damages it,...

The Best Way to Get Rid of a Blind Pimple

A blind pimple, also known as cystic acne, is a pimple that lives beneath the surface of your skin and doesn’t come to a head. It is often in the form of a red, painful bump beneath the skin. If you’ve ever had a blind pimple, you know how painful...

3 Ways to Pamper Yourself with Your Tax Refund Check

It’s officially tax refund season. Although there are countless practical ways to spend your refund check, we playfully suggest you use those funds to pamper yourself! Here are 3 things you can do to treat yourself using your tax refund check. Book a massage After the stress of the last...

Restylane vs. Juvederm vs. Radiesse: How Do They Compare?

With the rapidly growing popularity of cosmetic injectables in the beauty industry, Restylane, Juvederm, and Radiesse continue to be rising stars of cosmetic anti-aging treatments. An increase in the demand for these filler products places them among the more popular treatment options in the U.S. But how do these ingredients...

Our Guide On How To Use A Dry Brush

Before unpacking our guide on how to use a dry brush, you may be wondering what exactly it is. Dry brushing is a centuries-old Ayurvedic medicine practice known for its ability to stimulate the lymphatic system, exfoliate, rid the body of toxins, minimize cellulite, and increase energy and circulation. Dry...

What Body Treatments Are Right For You?

Oftentimes when thinking of body treatments, what first comes to mind is massage. Some may have experience with more targeted procedures that are like facial care for the body. In reality, the list of available body treatments is long and dense with something for everyone. And it’s true that many...

Dysport vs. Botox vs. Xeomin: Which is Best for You?

As the beauty industry evolves, a common question is which injectable treatment is best for you? Dysport vs. Botox? Botox vs. Xeomin? Or Dysport vs. Xeomin? It’s a mouthful, we know but it is essential to weigh the pros and cons of each option, if you wonder which will be...

What Is A Liquid Facelift?

As the non-surgical, “liquid facelift” beauty trend grows in popularity, many are catching on that this treatment provides many benefits without significant downtime. It's a step before more-invasive surgical procedures and can take years off your face almost instantly. We know that a surgical facelift does precisely what’s implied. It’s...

What is the Best Anti-Aging Facial?

Perhaps the most consistent trend in the beauty industry is preserving youthful skin, so the search for an effective anti-aging facial is a common quest. As we age, we begin to see the effects that time and exposure have on our skin. Whether it’s minimizing wrinkles, spots, dryness, or unwanted...

What Is A Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty?

Non-surgical rhinoplasty, also referred to as liquid rhinoplasty or a liquid nose job, is an exciting development and evolution in the world of cosmetic facial enhancement. This procedure uses filler injections to temporarily adjust the shape of the nose using a minimally-invasive method. What can be expected for results? Non-surgical...

A Guide for Laser Scar Removal

Laser scar removal is a trend gaining popularity in the beauty industry. Much like laser facials and laser hair removal procedures, the laser scar removal process utilizes laser technology to diminish the appearance of unwanted areas of damage on the skin. Laser scar removal provides a non-surgical option for minimizing...

Sebaceous Filaments vs. Blackheads: What They Are and What to Do About Them

Distinguishing between sebaceous filaments vs. blackheads isn’t always an easy task. If you are among the countless individuals trying to figure this out for your skin, you’re in good company. While both of these skin conditions present as small dark spots in areas like the nose, back, and chin, they...

How To Transform Textured Skin to Smooth Skin

In skincare, how to transform textured skin to smooth skin is one of the most common concerns we discuss with our clients. Because the list of potential causes of textured skin is so long, the list of transformation techniques is relatively lengthy as well. Textured skin can present large pores,...

What to Do About the Crows Feet Around Your Eyes

It can be a daunting task to find a way to get rid of the inevitable crow's feet around our eyes, thus named due to their resemblance to a bird’s foot. It may seem like there are simply too many options available to make a good choice if you’re not...

How to Improve Skin Elasticity

To improve your skin elasticity, it’s important to first define what’s meant by this commonly-used term. Skin elasticity refers to the skin's ability to stretch out of place and then quickly return to its natural shape and positioning. The loss of this trait is a natural occurrence that comes with...

Wondering “What is My Skin Type?” - We Can Help!

Skincare is not a one-size-fits-all discussion, and it can often leave you wondering, "What is my skin type?" So many products seem interesting and come highly recommended on social media advertisements, influencer content, or television commercials. It’s human nature to wonder if those “amazing!” products could be the solution we’ve...

The New Go-To: Gua Sha Stone Massage for Your Face

When talking about Gua Sha, we’re talking about scraping and pulling the skin.Scraping and pulling?? A bit horrifying, right? If you’ve yet to learn what a gua sha stone massage can do for your facial skincare routine, it’s time to familiarize yourself with the latest go-to tool. To better understand...

What Skincare Quiz Should I Use?

If you have ever wandered the internet looking for skincare solutions, it’s more than likely that you have wondered which online skincare quiz is the best for giving you the valuable information you need. A quick search will lead to dozens of online skincare quizzes that claim to share with...

Avoiding Sun Damaged Skin this Summer

We all love the summertime with sunshine and more time spent enjoying the outdoors, but the one thing that threatens to hold back our fun is sun-damaged skin. Not only is it frustrating, but it can only lead to dangerous troubles down the road. Fortunately, you can take critical steps...

I Have Dry Skin In The Summer. Is It From My Sunscreen?

If you struggle with dry skin in the summer, the culprit could be your sunscreen. Sunscreen is deemed a skincare savior during the summer months, protecting delicate skin from the sun’s damaging rays. We don’t even think of going out without our SPF 50! Not many of us consider that...

Most Popular Men's Facials & Medi-Spa Treatments

Self-care is for everyone and that’s why we’re focusing on our most popular men’s facials. Whether you’re looking for Father’s Day gifts, unique birthday ideas, or simply just thinking about treating yourself to something special, consider the medi-spa. From facials to massages to hair removal, there’s something for every man....

6 Ways To Get Rid of Turkey Neck

Turkey neck is a common skin concern as we age, but luckily there are ways to tackle the problem that range from fairly accessible and minimally invasive to more intense procedures such as cosmetic surgery. At Skin Spa, we offer some medi-spa treatments that can target turkey neck. In this...

Microdermabrasion Before & After: Does It Work?

Microdermabrasion is one of the most common cosmetic procedures to improve overall skin tone and texture. Like dermaplaning and lip injections, it is also minimally invasive with little downtime. But does microdermabrasion actually work? Only a microdermabrasion before and after can truly tell, but one thing’s for sure: virtually everyone...

Dermaplaning Side Effects: What to Know

Dermaplaning is a popular cosmetic treatment, but what about dermaplaning side effects? The good news is that this exfoliating procedure is low-risk, but a curiosity about potential side effects is only natural.  What is dermaplaning? If you’re here, you more than likely at least know what dermaplaning is, but let’s...

How Much Are Lip Injections & How Long Do They Last?

Let’s talk about lip injections. Lip injections are the most common form of lip augmentation, cosmetic procedures intended to provide fuller lips. Collagen was once the most common filler, but these days there are more options that are even longer-lasting. Today’s most common filler typically includes hyaluronic acid, a natural...

How to Build a Custom Skin Care Routine for Your Skin Type

Say it with us: skincare is self care. Taking care of your skin is being kind to your body and soul! And it all begins with building a custom routine for your skin type. Whether you’re a budding skincare lover or an experienced beauty guru, it’s important to have a...