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  • Botox for Summer

    Summer is finally in full swing. Good news: Summertime means long, sunny days, beach vacations, and outdoor everything. Bad news: Summer also means rising temperatures and sweat. Lots and lots of sweat.  While it is absolutely necessary to sweat to survive, sometimes it’s not the best look… or feeling....

  • New BOTOX Alternative, Jeuveau™, Coming Soon!

    We’re excited to announce that a new performance beauty product is coming soon to Skin by Lovely! Jeuveau™, from Evolus, is the first FDA-approved wrinkle relaxer to hit the market in nearly a decade. Jeuveau works similarly to BOTOX Cosmetic, Dysport, and Xeomin by temporarily relaxing overactive muscles that...

  • Botox vs. Dermal Fillers, Which is Right for You?

    Botox vs. Dermal Fillers, Which is Right for You? Crow’s feet. Hollow under-eyes. Forehead wrinkles. Jowls and sagging cheeks. Small or deflated lips. You know the aging concern, you just don’t know which product you need to resolve it. First, your mind might jump to Botox® because it’s constantly...

  • 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting Botox

    So you’re thinking about getting Botox®? Maybe you’re a 20-something-year-old who used tanning beds throughout your adolescence or perhaps you’re approaching 40 and your forehead just isn’t what it used to be; either way, regardless of age or gender, you might be experiencing some sort of facial aging that your skincare regimen is falling...

  • I’m a Feminist Who Gets Botox

    You may find it interesting or down-right confusing to think that I’m feminist who gets Botox or that a feminist could be interested in aesthetic treatments. ‘Botox isn’t for feminists!’ and you may be thinking ‘I thought feminists didn’t even wear makeup…’ Well, I’m here to tell you that...

  • Enhance Your Natural Beauty With Botox and Fillers

    Beauty is something that we all strive to make more visible, touchable and kissable. You can enhance your natural beauty with nonsurgical treatments, such as Botox and dermal fillers. These treatments are growing in popularity because of the long-lasting results that they offer without surgery or extensive downtime. How...

  • Comparing Injectable Wrinkle Relaxers: Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin

    Fed up with forehead lines, frown lines, and crow’s feet? Wrinkle relaxers like Botox, Dysport and Xeomin can make your skin smoother and give you a younger appearance. While they do not actually stop the aging process, wrinkle relaxers are great options for men and women who are dissatisfied...

  • How to Get Rid of Crow’s Feet Without Botox

    Sunny days at the beach, laughter with friends, and smiles shared with those you love create indelible memories, but they don’t have to leave their mark on your face. Over time, the natural creases near your eyes that appear when you laugh or smile deepen and remain even when...

  • Why Does the Price of BOTOX® Keep Going Up?

    There are three certainties in life; death, taxes, and an increase in the price of BOTOX. Allergan, PLC took a first-of-its-kind step in September of 2016 when they published their ‘Social Contract with Patients’. In the post, their CEO pledged that Allergan would “not engage in price gouging actions or...

  • Botox Alternatives: What Works, What Doesn’t

    Botox is the creme de la creme of facial anti-aging. But let’s face it, not everyone is a good candidate for treatment. If Botox isn’t your thing, there are some great Botox alternatives that can help. While we can’t promise the same results you’d get from Botox, we can...

  • October 1st 2016 Botox Price Increase

    To our lovely patients, First and foremost, we so appreciate your loyal business. Skin by Lovely is what it is today because of each and every one of you. We love nothing more than providing the best results, Injection Specialists, Aesthetic Consultants, and overall experience to our patients. We...

  • Can Botox® Make You a Less Empathetic Person?

    There have been many articles over the last few years claiming that Botox® can make you become a less empathetic person. The most recent article is from blogger and celebrity Rachel Zoe, who claims that Botox can make a person less able to understand emotions because it impairs their...

  • Know Before You Go: Who Can Legally Inject Botox and Fillers?

    With stories about unlicensed providers injecting fake Botox® at home parties and day spas injecting silicone into unsuspecting patients, it can be overwhelming to consider getting an injectable anti-aging treatment. How do we protect ourselves from scam artists; how do we know who can legally inject Botox and fillers? In this article, we’re...

  • How soon before an event should I get Botox?

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  • 7 Reasons Everyone is Jumping on the “Mini Botox” Bandwagon

    Gone are the days when women (and men) relied solely on daily moisturizers and night creams to hold onto their youthful glow. Back then, we weren’t as fortunate when it came to advanced skin care products and treatments. So once those supposed wonder creams starting losing their “magic touch,” many women...

  • Where Should I Go to Get Botox?

    Over four million Botox treatments were administered in 2015, a massive growth since it first came on the market as a cosmetic treatment in 2002.  So if it seems like everyone is getting Botox, it’s because they probably are! And it’s not just celebrities and the well-to-do, either. Everyone...

  • Is Botox Poison?

  • Where Do People Start With Botox?

  • Will Botox Hurt?

  • My Botox Didn’t Work: Botox Resistance Explained

  • What is the Best Age to Get Botox?

  • Things That Hurt Worse Than Botox®

    People new to Botox® injections often worry about the impending pain they think they are about to experience. Over-exaggerated, mammoth-sized needles of TV and film usually cross their minds. Horror ensues. But! I am here to tell you that the needles Skin by Lovely™ uses for Botox® injections are the...

  • Injection Video – Cheeks, Undereyes, Botox with Before & After Photos

  • What the FDA’s approval of Botox Cosmetic for Crows Feet means to you

  • Botox Injections with Marissa Abdo MS, RN

  • First Botox Injection

  • What to Expect During Your First Botox Treatment

  • Tita, in Portland, Explains Long-Term Side-Effects of Botox

  • Why does Botox sometimes cause droopy eyelids?

  • Botox Side-Effects

  • Botox: A Solution for Teeth Grinding

  • Botox and Perlane Demonstration

  • Botox Alternative: Xeomin Demonstration

  • Non-surgical Brow Lift with Botox Cosmetic

  • Do Botox & Filler Injections Hurt?

  • Why is my Botox Uneven?

  • Anti-Aging Effects of Botox on the Neck

  • Swelling After Botox and Fillers

  • Treating Blepharospasm with Botox

  • Treating Excessive Sweating with Botox

  • Botox Cosmetic FAQ

    Although it has been used both cosmetically and medically for many years, Botox has something of a mixed reputation; some people adore it while others remain doubtful about its use. Given that it is actually a toxin — botulinum type A — it’s certainly wise to learn all you...

  • How much will my Botox or Dermal Filler Treatment Hurt? [ Video ]

    When we do procedures, such as neurotoxins like Botox and Dysport or fillers, such as Juvederm or Restylane, patients often wonder how bad a Botox or dermal filler treatment is going to hurt. When it comes to Botox, we usually offer the patients ice. We draw it up in...

  • Neck Tightening or Neck Lift with Botox Cosmetic, Dysport, or Xeomin

    Transcript:  Often patients come in and they ask what they can do about their neck. A lot of the times patients have sagging here in the front of their neck as well as along their jawline. So patients want to know what they can do to tighten that up....

  • Is Botox Safe?

    A common question that we get from patients is “Is Botox safe?” Botox has been used safely since the year 1980 for both medical and cosmetic reasons. It was very first approved in 1980 for the treatment of blepharospasm, or twitching of the eye. And since then it’s been...

  • How can I avoid Swelling and Bruising before my Botox or Fillers treatment? [ VIDEO ]

    [two_third]Hi, today we’re going to talk about swelling and bruising. Patients often come in and ask what’s the risk of them to swell and bruise. Anytime you’re sticking a needle into a vascular area, such as the face, you run the risk of swelling and bruising. A few things...

  • Dysport vs Botox

    Botox is a well-known treatment used to reduce facial wrinkles and relieve various medical conditions. It’s been used successfully for many years in the U.S. for cosmetic purposes, and providers perform millions of procedures with it each year. Botox has some competition, however.  In 2009, Dysport entered the U.S. market reporting...

  • Botox & Upper Limb Spasticity

    Spasticity is a condition that alters the skeletal muscle, causing the sensation of pulling, tightening, or stiffness in the limb that is affected. Upper limb spasticity is a very common side affect of people who have had a stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, or suffer from multiple...

  • Botox and Urge Incontinence

    Ever laugh, sneeze or cough, and pee your pants a little? You are not alone! This type of incontinence affects 15-60% of women, and even as many as 25% of young college female athletes. Even celebs such as Kris Jenner and Whoopi Goldberg have dished about incontinence issues. Stress and...

  • Botox for Overactive Bladder

    One of the newer indications to treat overactive bladder, approved January 2013, is treatment with Botox! Never heard of the issue? It’s actually quite common. Unfortunately, as with most ailments, prevalence increases with age; about 50% of nursing home residents experience incontinence resultant from an overactive bladder. What is...

  • Botox for Strabismus

    One of the non-cosmetic uses for Botox that has been studied and used over the last 25 years is in the correction of eye muscle disorders such as strabismus. Strabismus is more commonly known as “crossed eyes”; this occurs when one or more of the eye muscles are paralyzed, resulting in an...

  • Botox and Migraines

    You have probably seen the advertisements on television, “If you suffer from more than 15 migraine days a month see your physician to talk about getting Botox to help prevent your migraines.” Botox is the first and only medication that has been approved by the food and drug administrating...

  • Botox and Blepharospasm

    Have you ever had a nervous twitch in your eye when you are tired or stressed?  That is a blepharospasm. It can present as a twitch, tic or uncontrolled blinking of the eye, and for some individuals, it can become increasingly persistent over time.  This is one of the...

  • Botox and Hyperhidrosis

    Botox and Hyperhidrosis:  Botox for Excessive Sweating If you’re one of the many people who suffer from excessive underarm sweating, otherwise termed hyperhidrosis, then you are not alone. According to the International Hyperhidrosis Society, nearly three percent of people are unable to control their excessive sweating. Common sites include...

  • Botox for Cervical Dystonia

    Cervical dystonia is a condition where the muscles in the neck involuntary contract, causing uncontrollable movement of the head that results in the head twisting side-to-side or forward and backward. People who live with this disorder often experience extreme amounts of pain. There is currently no cure for cervical dystonia; however,...

  • Why is my Botox Uneven? [Video]

    So what happens if your Botox is uneven? Here’s the problem. Sometimes Botox, especially if it’s a first time treatment or if you’re newer to doing Botox, it doesn’t kick in evenly. So sometimes you really want to wait until the seven to 10 days to really make sure...

  • Botox Brow Lift with Holly Buchko FNP [Video]

    Transcript: Hi. So a lot of patients come in wondering how they can get a nice lift and a nice arch in the shape of their brow with Botox, sort of a Botox brow lift. So essentially kind of explaining the musculature of the eye, the muscle around the...

  • Botox and Perlane Combination Treatment with Brittany White FNP [Video]

    Video Transcript Brittany: Hi. I’m Brittany White and I’m a nurse practitioner here at Skin by Lovely. And we have our patient here, we’re going to do some Botox on her. So go ahead and frown for me. So we’re going to treat her glabella with 24 units of...

  • Botox Injection Advanced Educational Course

    What’s involved in a typical Botox injection? I’ve heard about the use of Botox for migraines, is that true? I’m a first-timer; what do Botox injections cost? What’s the most important thing to look at in the Botox price? Is the Botox cream for real? I’ve heard that Botox...

  • Rob’s Botox Testimonial

    Known widely as Rob ‘the Garden Guy’ on ‘AM Northwest’ on KATU-TV in Portland, Rob has made a living in front of the camera and discusses his first Botox and filler treatment with Skin by Lovely in this Botox testimonial video. Botox Testimonial: First-Time Botox and Filler Patient at...

  • What is the Cost of Botox in Portland, Oregon?

    Nurse practitioner Tita in our Portland facial aesthetics practice joins us to discuss Botox cost in Portland, Oregon. How much does Botox cost in Portland, OR? Botox is sold by units, a measure of how much medication that the individual patient needs as determined during a consultation. We purchase...

  • Botox vs Dysport: Which is best for you?

    by: Holly Buchko, RN, BSN, MSN, ANP What is the difference? How long does it last? Which one works better? Is it possible to ‘water down?’All questions you may have now that there are multiple neurotoxins on the market, and deciding which one is best for you may be...

  • Botox and Juvederm: Quality, Safety and Cost

    Botox and Juvederm: A Winning Combination in Facial Rejuvenation Who should inject your Botox and Juvederm? How to find a safe, qualified provider. Skin By Lovely is a Botox and Juvederm Training Center Botox and Juvederm Specials with Brilliant Distinctions How Much Does Botox Cost in Los Angeles &...

  • Botox 101: Everything you ever wanted to know

    Botox 101: An Overview Botox Side Effects: What You Need to Know How much does Botox Cost? Botox Alternatives Available Botox for Migraine Treatment How to Find Botox Deals in Portland, OR & Los Angeles, CA Do Botox Injections Hurt? FDA Approval of Botox Botox 101: An Overview Women...

  • Sweat Much? Try Botox for Hyperhidrosis & Excessive Sweating

    Treatments for Excessive Sweating Don’t Sweat It: Botox Injections for Hyperhidrosis Botox to Stop Sweating: the Science Behind the Use of Botox for Hyperhidrosis Pit Stains Be Gone: Botox for Underarm Sweating Lose Your Dr. Scholl’s: Botox for Foot Hyperhidrosis Sweaty Palms No More: Botox For Hyperhidrosis Of The...

  • Sweat Much? Try Botox for Hyperhidrosis & Excessive Sweating

    Treatments for Excessive Sweating Don’t Sweat It: Botox Injections for Hyperhidrosis Botox to Stop Sweating: the Science Behind the Use of Botox for Hyperhidrosis Pit Stains Be Gone: Botox for Underarm Sweating Lose Your Dr. Scholl’s: Botox for Foot Hyperhidrosis Sweaty Palms No More: Botox For Hyperhidrosis Of The...

  • Lovely Laban announces FDA approval of Botox for crow’s feet!

    In this video, Lovely Laban, Clinical Director of Skin By Lovely, announces some exciting news: the FDA has approved the use of Botox for the improvement of moderate to severe crow’s feet. Lovely and her professional medical staff have been using Botox for crow’s feet with great success for...

  • How many units of Botox will I need?

    Patients frequently ask us how many units they’re going to require for their Botox treatment. The truth is, the answer to this varies greatly on how large your muscle is, how strong it is, the position of your muscle, and other factors. Men and women have very different muscles,...

  • Botox: An Effective Treatment for Teeth Grinding?

    Bruxism is a condition that causes uncontrollable grinding and clenching of the teeth. Many patients are unconscious of the action, which means you could be grinding and not even know it. You also might be doing it at night while you sleep. If left untreated, your bruxism could lead...

  • Stay Sweat Free in Los Angeles this Summer: Treat Hyperhidosis with Botox

    Excessive sweating can be a challenging experience for people as they go about their busy lives. Excessive sweating can lead to embarrassment in business encounters or social situations. It can cause people to hesitate to shake hands or raise their arms. It can prevent people from living up to...

  • Botox: Not Just for Your Face!

    Almost everyone knows how useful Botox is for facial work. With regular injections, patients can take years off their appearance. However, these miracle injections do not have to be limited to the face. To the contrary, some of the best cosmetic work done in Los Angeles is performed on...

  • Things to avoid after your Botox treatment

    As the national training center for Botox cosmetic treatments and as a business that maintains a position high within the top one percent of clinics across the country, Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica built a reputation as a highly trusted provider of facial rejuvenation for many Los Angeles...

  • Botox is on the rise for 20-somethings in Los Angeles

    Botox isn’t just the domain of middle-aged women anymore: It’s now an accepted beauty tool for today’s 20-somethings who want to stay looking young and fresh. Both men and women in their twenties often use the botulinum toxin to reduce the look of fine lines and ward off premature...

  • Botox Alternatives: What is Xeomin?

    Everyone has heard of BOTOX, but this is not the only substance that can be used to treat the wrinkles of the face and neck. Like BOTOX, Xeomin is made up of Type A botulinum toxin. When injected into the muscles, it prevents the area from releasing acetylcholine so...

  • How Botox can be used to treat migraines

    As anyone who suffers from them knows, migraines can severely affect the quality of daily life. The debilitating headaches can substantially disrupt anyone’s busy schedule. Migraines can force people to cancel social engagements, postpone visits with family members and miss important business meetings. There is hope for people who...

  • Why Botox Is the No. 1 Cosmetic Treatment in Los Angeles

    Have you noticed new lines forming around your eyes or forehead that make you look old, tired or even angry? If so, then it’s time to explore the most popular cosmetic treatment in Los Angeles: Botox. Administered by highly trained skin experts at Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica,...

  • Can Botox Have a Positive Effect on Your Mood?

    The idea of treating depression with a cosmetic procedure may seem a bit strange, but research now suggests that Botox treatments are capable of improving your mood. According to psychologists, negative facial expressions such as frowning send feedback to the brain that contributes to depression. Botulinum injections disrupt this...

  • Stay Sweat-Free, Santa Monica: How Botox Treats Excessive Sweating

    Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is an embarrassing problem for many people. When antiperspirants and topical products are not effective, treatment with Botox injections can help. The injections work by temporarily stopping the production of sweat in the treated area. They do this by blocking the chemical signals sent by...

  • What is the Difference Between Botox and Dysport?

    Botox and Dysport are popular muscle relaxers that are injected into the skin to naturally reduce the appearance of frown lines, crow’s feet and other unwanted wrinkles. Both of these treatments work by administering a substance called botulinum toxin type A that relaxes the muscles by blocking excessive nerve...

  • Myth-Busting: Is Botox Really Dangerous?

    Although it’s an affordable, safe and life-changing treatment that reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles, many people are hesitant to try Botox because of a few common misconceptions. In truth, most of the negative rumors are related to the use of Botox that isn’t regulated by the FDA....

  • Want a Discount on your Botox in Santa Monica? Sign up for Brilliant Distinctions

    Allergan, Inc. produces several of the most popular and effective aesthetic skin treatments available including Botox, Juvederm, Latisse, SkinMedica and Vivite skin care. Now Allergan offers a way to save on your favorite treatments and products. The Brilliant Distinctions program rewards you every time you purchase an Allergan aesthetic...

  • Looking for an alternative to Botox? Try Dysport.

    For many people, Botox has become a reliable part of their beauty regimen. Clinics all throughout Los Angeles provide Botox injections, making it a common and accepted treatment to maintain a youthful appearance. However, it is important to know that Botox is not the only option. In fact, for...

  • Cheap Botox in Los Angeles: The Dangers of Using Botox Not Regulated by the FDA

    Have you been offered cheap Botox in Los Angeles or elsewhere? If so, you should beware. In recent years, the FDA has cracked down on hundreds of suppliers who are selling unlicensed versions of this popular medication. If you live in the Los Angeles area, the best way to...

  • The Best Botox in Los Angeles: How to make it last longer

    Botox is a safe, non-surgical procedure. However, it is vital that you follow these instructions for post-treatment care in order to ensure the best and longest lasting results. Things to Avoid Strenuous Exercise It is best to wait 24 hours before taking part in any strenuous physical activities. Aspirin...

  • Botox in Los Angeles: The truth about creams that claim to be better than Botox

    In recent years, Botox cosmetic procedures have become increasingly popular. With proven results, these injections have revolutionized the beauty market, offering people a means of looking younger and healthier unlike ever before. Because of this, it is perhaps no surprise that there has been an influx of creams that...

  • Xeomin Santa Monica: An alternative to Botox

    After years of impressive use, Botox has earned its reputation as a reliable and safe way to improve one’s appearance. However, research has continued and new drugs and injections are always being developed for cosmetic purposes. While other drugs have made inroads in recent years, Xeomin looks to be...

  • Botox in Los Angeles: Botox does more than smooth wrinkles

    At Skin by Lovely in Los Angeles, our expert clinicians provide the full spectrum of injectable cosmetic treatments. By now, everyone knows that Botox injections are the treatment of choice for frown lines and crow’s feet, but did you know that this treatment has medical applications as well? Doctors...

  • Botox and Juvederm in Los Angeles: What is a liquid facelift?

    In decades past, those who wanted to reverse the sagging, wrinkles and folds that naturally occur with aging had to undergo a full face-lift, an extensive, painful procedure with a lengthy healing period. Thanks to advances in cosmetic procedures, you can now achieve the same results almost immediately with...

  • Botox is the number one cosmetic treatment in Los Angeles…and the US

    Botox is the most popular cosmetic treatment both in the city of Los Angeles and in the entire United States. There are several great reasons for Botox’s popularity. Many cosmetic treatments are expensive. Botox, however, is affordable. You don’t have to strain yourself financially to get the look you...

  • Can the Best Botox in Santa Monica Make You Happier?

    Little doubt exists that aesthetic products like Botox injections can improve mood by increasing self-confidence. However, an interesting observation about its effects on depression was made in 2006. The Dermatologic Surgery medical journal conducted a study involving 10 women suffering from depression whose frown lines were treated with botulinum...

  • Botox: The Fountain of Youth in Los Angeles

    Too many people wait until the first signs of aging to take any action. The fact is, the best way to combat the effects of aging is to start treatment before they become noticeable. Preventative work is always going to be more successful than repair work, which is why...

  • Botox vs. Dysport in Los Angeles: Your Questions Answered!

    Choosing between Botox and Dysport can be difficult as the procedures are similar in many ways. Both treatments use botulinum toxin to smooth away crow’s feet, forehead lines, and other wrinkles. Both are safe enough to be used all over the face, and their effects wear off after a...

  • The Truth About Botox in Los Angeles: Common Myths Debunked

    From Los Angeles to New York City, thousands of Americans take advantage of botulinum toxin each year. This substance may sound a bit scary, but it is actually the active ingredient in Botox injections. Many people believe that the substance can be risky, but a Botox treatment carried out...

  • Best Botox Browlift in Los Angeles

    It is said that eyes are the windows to the soul. However, when the eyes are surrounded by sagging or damaged skin, those windows can be increasingly difficult to see. This is why blepharoplasty, plastic surgery that is aimed at correcting cosmetic issues in the eye region, has become so...

  • Dysport in Santa Monica- An alternative to Botox

    What Is Dysport? Dysport is a non-surgical treatment that reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Like BOTOX, Dysport is administered through a series of small, painless injections. Dysport can be used to relax the muscles that cause wrinkles around the eye area, the forehead, the neck and between the eyes....

  • Xeomin & Dysport are gaining popularity as Botox Alternative

    Botox is one of the most popular non-surgical procedures performed in the U.S. for cosmetic reasons. The only downside to this treatment, however, is its price tag. Fortunately, two Botox alternatives have recently gained popularity for their inexpensive costs. They are Xeomin and Dysport. Xeomin Xeomin is the brand...

  • Should I Use Botox or Dysport?

    Are you ready to look younger and more vibrant? One way of achieving the desired look is by getting rid of the fine wrinkles, folds and creases that show up on our faces as we age. But with so many cosmetic choices out there, what’s a person to do?...

  • Is Dysport better than Botox?

    Dysport is marketed as an alternative to Botox, but is it really better? In actuality, both treatments are largely derived from the same materials. To understand the differences between these two treatments, you need to understand how they work. Botox has been popular for many years now. Just like...

  • 7 Fast Facts on Botox that You Should Know in Los Angeles

    Botox is probably the largest cosmetic craze in Los Angeles since the advent of cosmetic surgery. Though it can produce proven anti-wrinkle effects, many opt for this relatively pain-free procedure without knowing all the facts. Here are seven fast facts that you should know about Botox before booking your...

  • Combining Botox and Juvéderm: Fight Back Against Wrinkles and Fine Lines Faster

    Are you frustrated at the stubborn crop of fine lines that keep appearing on your face? Are you worried that you’re headed down a one-way track to old age? Are you dismayed at your outward appearance, as it makes you look much older than how you actually feel? If...

  • Xeomin versus Botox…which is better?

    Skin by Lovely is one of the first offices in the United States to offer this new treatment from Europe. Call for your free consultation to see if this new treatment is right for you.   http://www.facialplasticsurgery.net/xeomin-injections.htm

  • Botox vs. Dysport

    Here’s the 101 on Anti-Wrinkle Injections So we’ve all heard of Botox and the wonders that it works!  More recently though Dysport has been introduced to the injectable market.  Dysport received FDA approval in the spring of ’09, but has been used in Europe for years.  Both products are made...

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    We are looking for talented and properly licensed medical providers who will be responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic care for facial aesthetic patients including taking medical histories, performing examinations, administering procedures, and developing a treatment plan for top-notch patient care as directed by the supervising provider. Known as...

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    We are looking for talented and properly licensed medical providers who will be responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic care for facial aesthetic patients including taking medical histories, performing examinations, administering procedures, and developing a treatment plan for top-notch patient care as directed by the supervising provider. Known as...

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  • Top 5 Tips to Discover Beauty from the Inside Out

    You know when you meet someone and instantly feel a connection to them? That is how I felt when I met Kris Rice! She lit up the room when she came by our Lake Oswego office. I wanted to sit and chat with her all day and I thought….....

  • 10 Questions with Santa Monica Cosmetic Injector Brittany Lehmann PA-C

    Skin by Lovely Injection Specialist Brittany Lehmann PA-C brings a special type of presence to our clinical team. Brittany is kind, welcoming, and magnetic. She radiates ‘good vibes only’ energy and has never met a stranger. Brittany is a graduate of Midwestern University’s Masters in Medical Sciences program and...

  • Lip Filler vs. Lip Lift vs. Lip Flip

    What you need to know So many aesthetic lip treatments, so little time! If you’re interested in lip enhancement, you’ve most likely heard the terms “lip filler”, “lip lift”, and “lip flip” come up. Depending on your desired treatment outcome, there will more than likely be an option best...

  • 10 Questions with Portland Cosmetic Injector Dr. Jason Derico ND

    An expert in the field of aesthetic medicine, Dr. Jason Derico is an Oregon-licensed Naturopathic Doctor based out of Skin by Lovely’s Lake Oswego location. He specializes in non-surgical aesthetic treatments such as Dysport, Restylane, and Kybella and has multiple years’ experience in Aesthetic Dermatology and Family Medicine. In...

  • Lovely Laban’s 3 Winter Skin Tips 

    Cold weather can be unkind to skin. Between the colder temperatures outside and the heaters running inside, our skin can’t catch a break. The result? Drier air = drier skin. Dry skin can feel tight, irritated, and inflamed, and can appear flaky, red, or rough in texture. I know...

  • 10 Questions with Portland Cosmetic Injector Amanda Russell MSN FNP-C

    Skin by Lovely Portland would like to introduce you to one of our kind, quick-witted, and super talented Injection Specialists, Amanda Russell MSN FNP-C. She has that kind of presence that just wraps you up and makes you feel seen. An artist at heart, Amanda utilizes her strong sense...

  • 7 Aesthetic Treatments that Actually Work

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  • Your Questions Answered: All About Jawline Dermal Filler

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  • Lovely’s Beauty Forecast: Beauty Trends for 2016

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  • Skin by Lovely™ Announces Addition of Tereasa North-Sweeney, RN to Team

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  • Juvederm Economics: Juvederm Cost Considerations, Reviews and Results

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  • Five Questions You MUST Ask Your Injector

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  • Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: What goes where?

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  • The Eclipse Micropen: Microneedling for Facial Rejuvenation

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  • Perlane or Restylane: Which dermal filler is right for you?

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  • Introducing Lovely C. Laban, NP at Pearl Women’s Center in Portland

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  • Dermal Fillers with Before & After Photos

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  • Non-Surgical Face Lift, Neck Lift & Brow Lift Procedures

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  • What to expect during a Dysport treatment

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  • The Best Way to Tighten Your Neck in Los Angeles

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  • Want a deal on Juvederm in Santa Monica? Sign up for Brilliant Distinctions

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  • Dysport: The Best Cosmetic Treatment for Los Angeles Area Men

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  • Before and After Dysport in Los Angeles

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  • Looking for dermal filler specials in Los Angeles? Sign up for Brilliant Distinctions!

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  • 4 Essential Med Spa Treatments

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  • Sweat much? FDA-approved treatments for hyperhidrosis

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  • What We Can Learn About Skincare From the French

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  • Combining Restylane and Dysport: Get the Youthful Appearance You Crave Faster

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  • Lovely’s Summer Tips

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  • The Frozen Face Syndrome

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