Blog Archive

Can You Help My Stretch Marks Go Away? Apr 12th, 2021

You haven’t been afraid to live your life, but living with no regrets can leave a mark on your body sometimes. You’re glad you had kids, for instance, but now maybe you have stretch marks reminding you of how your body changed. Or maybe you grew quickly during puberty, and...

Get Perfect Skin with a Chemical Peel Feb 15th, 2021

As we age, our skin ages, too. What was once smooth, clear, and supple, becomes spotted, wrinkled, and scarred. What you may not realize is that your skin doesn’t have to stay this way. You can refresh, repair, and rejuvenate your skin with a chemical peel from Skin Med Spa...

Try Our Laser Hair Removal for a Smooth Summer Jan 19th, 2021

As you dream of warmer summer days ahead, the time to start preparing for those days is now. If you’ve always wanted to get rid of some of the hair on your skin so that it looks nice and smooth when you’re at the beach, you don’t have to wait...

Restore Your Eyes' Attractive, Youthful Look with Our Plasma Pen Dec 7th, 2020

In these days of COVID-19, you can’t leave home without that one necessary accessory: a mask. Since we’re all covering the lower half of our faces, our attention is naturally drawn more than ever before to what’s just above the mask — our eyes. With so much focus on the...

Help! Can You Remove My Tattoo? Nov 9th, 2020

The story is as old as tattoos themselves: Some who have gotten a tattoo, and then at some later point regret their actions, want it removed.  At Skin Med Spa, we see this issue fairly frequently. The good news is that our Lumenis Tattoo Removal laser is top-of-the-line equipment in...

Give Your Skin a Breath of Fresh Air with OxyGeneo Oct 12th, 2020

Oxygen is one of the most vital elements in the world. Without it, we will die. With it, we are happy, healthy, and full of vigor and vitality. Did you know it can do the same for your skin? It’s true — without enough oxygen, your skin will become dull,...

Boost Your Microneedling Treatment with PRP Sep 15th, 2020

If maintaining fresh, young, beautiful skin even as you age is your goal, you’ve come to the right place when you walk in the door of Skin Med Spa in Downers Grove, Illinois.  We have put together two of our most popular and effective techniques to create a new procedure...

How Testosterone Optimization Treatment Can Reverse Symptoms of Aging Aug 31st, 2020

As you get older, your body goes through many changes, not the least of which is a decrease in hormone levels. In men, this change can mean a reduction in levels of testosterone, which, in turn, can lead to many other problems often attributed to aging. The good news is...

PDO Thread Lift: Everything You Need to Know Jul 31st, 2020

Have you ever noticed how people’s skin seems to become thinner and looser as they get older? You aren’t imagining things. In fact, by the time you reach the age of 70, your skin will lose about 80% of its thickness. This happens because your body gradually loses its supply...

What ResurFx Can Help You Treat Jun 22nd, 2020

If the texture and appearance of your skin is troubling you - if it looks tired and dull, or if you have wrinkles, stretch marks, or acne scars, for instance - you don’t have to just live with it. Thanks to the Lumenis® resurfacing treatment ResurFX™, your skin can look...

The Health Benefits of IV Therapy May 5th, 2020

In a perfect world, we would obtain all the nutrients we need from our regular diets. We would feel great, sleep well, have energy, and be able to fight off whatever sicknesses came our way. But, as we all know, our world is anything but perfect, and our diets are...

The Difference Between Botox and Fillers and How They Work to Keep You Young Apr 27th, 2020

Even though there are plenty of benefits to getting older, there are also a few downsides, one of which is the fact that we don’t look quite as, well, young, as we once did. This could be because of the crow’s feet around our eyes, the forehead wrinkles we didn’t...

How Many Treatments Will I Need with Laser Hair Removal? Mar 6th, 2020

Did you know that the typical woman shaves 12 times a month, almost every other day? Over the course of her lifetime, she spends over $10,000 on shaving razors, gels, and related items, according to a survey reported in Glamour magazine. In addition to time-consuming shaving sessions, shaving also leads...