Blog Archive

No Energy? Try IV Therapy May 5th, 2022

We all seem to be tired these days. The last couple of years of stress and isolation have taken their toll, and even as brighter days seem to be ahead, we’re still stressed, busy, and worn out. Our tiredness also means we don’t have the energy we need to make...

Can Hormone Replacement Help with My Erectile Dysfunction? Apr 15th, 2022

Let’s be honest. If you clicked on this article, you might feel slightly embarrassed to be reading about erectile dysfunction. The thing is, you shouldn’t feel embarrassed because you definitely aren’t alone. Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects about 30 million men in the United States, so it’s a common condition. However,...

I Have a Tattoo That I Don't Like: Can You Remove It? Feb 10th, 2022

You may have noticed that we often go through different phases in our lives. Every now and then you’ll look back at where you were a few years ago and remark on how things were so different. If you’re one of the 30% of Americans who have a tattoo from...

How Kybella Can Reduce the Appearance of Your Double Chin Dec 13th, 2021

You’ve put together a workout routine that’s sustainable and effective, and you’ve been keeping at it for weeks or months. You’ve adjusted your diet so that you’re eating balanced, nutritious meals, and you can see the pounds dropping off every month. You’re feeling great when you look in the mirror,...

I'm Losing My Hair: Can PRP Injections Help? Nov 7th, 2021

Losing your hair is a common problem. About 50 million men and 30 million women suffer from it. If you’re part of this club (but don’t want to be), you have likely researched various methods for increasing your hair growth. One technique you may have come across is called PRP...

Are Fillers Right for Me? Oct 20th, 2021

Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show 2.6 million dermal filler injections administered in our country in 2018. That’s quite a bit of dermal filler activity, so you may be wondering: How do I know if dermal fillers are right for me? At Skin Med Spa, we want...

The Benefits of IV Therapy Sep 16th, 2021

We are living in strange times, indeed. We’re told one of the best things we can do for our health is to stay far away from other people, to quarantine on our own in our homes. We’re told this will protect us, and to a degree, it will keep us...

TruSculpt ID is Cutting Edge Technology for Body Sculpting Aug 30th, 2021

Have you dreamed of losing those unwanted, stubborn pockets of fat, especially with bikini season knocking at the door? With truSculpt® ID, you can get rid of fat cells permanently — without surgery. This remarkable fat removal procedure can help you get the body shape you’ve always wanted. Board-Certified Practitioners...

Incorporating Botox into Your Beauty Routine Jul 27th, 2021

In the 20 years since the FDA first approved Botox® for cosmetic use, this aesthetic treatment for smoothing frown lines and crows’ feet remains the most effective tool in your beauty routine arsenal. At Skin Med Spa in Downers Grove, Illinois, our aesthetic medical professionals are experts in administering Botox....

What Can Get Rid of My Sunspots? Jun 17th, 2021

If you’ve spent much time in the sun, chances are that you have developed a few sunspots - those flat, brown spots that appear on your skin when it’s exposed to much sun. (They’re sometimes called liver spots even though they don’t have anything to do with your liver, or...

The Many Benefits of Facials May 19th, 2021

You might think of the traditional facial as just a fancy way to clean your face, but in fact, a facial provides many health and beauty benefits. If you’re looking for smoother, revitalized skin that makes you look younger and more vibrant without a lot of downtime, a facial might...

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...