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Category: Skin Care Treatments

Patient Experience: Platinum Facial

Posted July 25, 2023

Today, our blog is about one of our most popular procedures here at the MedSpa at Wake Plastic Surgery: The Platinum Facial! A Platinum Facial combines both SkinPen micro-needling technology and the power of PRP (Plasma Rich Protein), your body’s own liquid gold, to provide a powerful mixture of rejuvenating, fine-line reducing, and collagen-boosting results. […]

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5 Common Myths About Sunscreen!

Posted June 13, 2023

As warmer weather approaches, it is becoming even more important to remember to wear your sunscreen! Below, we bust 5 common misconceptions about SPF, to help you protect your skin. 1) You don’t need to wear sunscreen when it’s cloudy. From the time the sun rises to when it sets, you are being exposed to […]

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What Is Medical-Grade Skincare?

Posted April 26, 2023

In recent years, the importance of a good skincare routine has seemingly taken the world by storm. With social-media’s current spotlight on skincare products, it’s becoming more and more common to purchase a new serum or moisturizer when it contains certain buzzwords: things like “vitamin C”, “niacinamide”, “peptides”, and “retinol”. These ingredients and many others […]

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Aesthetician Education – BBL with Carla!

Posted March 22, 2023

Here at the MedSpa at Wake Plastic Surgery, we offer several laser treatments to meet our patient’s various needs. Today, our blog focuses in on BBL, or Broad Band Light Laser, designed to target skin concerns such as hyperpigmentation and redness, as well as to help stimulate collagen production. Below, we asked our medical aesthetician […]

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Aesthetician Education – HALO Laser!

Posted March 09, 2023

In our last post, our blog featured an interview with one of our patients about their experience with the HALO laser treatment. This week, our CANS-certified nurse, Kristi, will be answering some more questions and going further in depth about HALO from a provider’s point of view! Read on to find out more about this […]

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My Experience with the HALO Laser – I Got My Glow!

Posted February 23, 2023

Do you deal with dull, aging skin and hyperpigmentation? The HALO laser might be for you! HALO – a hybrid fractional laser – uses a combination of ablative and non-ablative wavelengths to treat both surface level and deeper skin concerns, such as melasma, sun-damage, and signs of aging. Below is an interview with our patient, […]

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Patient Interview: miraDry Experience

Posted February 13, 2023

Have you ever dealt with discomfort and stains on your favorite shirts due to excessive underarm sweating? Want to avoid the hassle of a deodorant that never lasts and leaves unsightly white marks on your clothes? miraDry is the only FDA-approved treatment for reducing excessive perspiration in the underarm area, also known as hyperhidrosis. It […]

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Why Water is a Must-Have for Healthy Skin!

Posted January 05, 2023

We all know it can be difficult to drink the recommended amount of water every day. We get busy, we quench our thirst with ice coffee or a cold soda, and sometimes, we just forget! However, making sure you are properly hydrated is a keystone to having and maintaining healthy, glowing skin. (Many esthetic procedures, […]

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Dry Winter Skin: 5 Ways to Hydrate Your Skin!

Posted December 28, 2022

Winter can be a challenging season for our skin. With cold temperatures, dry air, and harsh winds, our skin can be left feeling parched and uncomfortable, and the busy holiday season can leave us looking tired and dull. Fortunately, at the MedSpa at Wake Plastic Surgery, we have several treatments and products available to help! […]

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