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Category: Skincare Products

Staff Favorites – Skincare Products!

Posted July 12, 2023

This week, we have asked our Wake Plastic Surgery team to tell us about some of their favorite products here at the MedSpa! We carry several medical-grade skincare lines here at our office, and our staff can never seem to get enough. Read on to find out more about some of our star skincare products, […]

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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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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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7 Ways to Prep For HALO!

Posted October 19, 2022

What is Halo? HALO is a hybrid fractional laser, which uses both ablative and non-ablative wavelengths to target the top-most layer of your skin as well as the deeper tissue underneath the surface. The laser provides a powerful, rejuvenating treatment for patients of all skin tones, and can be used on the face, neck, chest […]

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What Are PRF Injectables?

Posted October 03, 2022

What are PRF Injectables? Platelet Rich Fibrin – also known as “liquid gold” – is a serum created from a sample of a patients’ own blood. This PRF serum is used the same way we use regular filler injections, to increase volume and decrease the appearance of fine lines. To create PRF, the blood sample […]

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Medical Grade vs. Over the Counter Skincare

Posted September 22, 2021

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between an “Over the Counter” (OTC) skincare product and the products you see in a doctor’s office or spa? Here is what you need to know! OTC products are designed to work for everyone, so the concentration of active ingredients is low and contains fillers and ingredients […]

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