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  • 4 Little-Known Alternative Uses for Botox

    Botox is widely known for its cosmetic benefits in reducing the appearance of wrinkles. However, its applications extend far beyond aesthetics. Here are four little-known alternative uses for Botox that highlight its versatility and effectiveness. Chronic Migraine Relief Chronic migraine treatment is one of the lesser-known but highly effective...

  • BOTOX® Safety

    BOTOX® Safety: How to Avoid Botulism-Like Illness from Cosmetic Injections. BOTOX® is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the world and one of the biggest brands in the history of medicine but did you know BOTOX, and other wrinkle relaxers like Dysport, comes from a substance called...

  • Botox for Neck Lines: Is It Right for You?

    Our skin naturally shows signs of wear as we age with the formation of lines and wrinkles. While we usually pay the most attention to facial aesthetics, the neck area often betrays age just as quickly. Botox, a popular cosmetic treatment known for its ability to smooth wrinkles, can...

  • How To Extend the Life of Your Botox Injections

    Botox has become a popular cosmetic treatment, offering a smoother, more youthful appearance. However, it’s effects are not permanent. Many people seek ways to extend the life of their Botox injections, and this blog provides expert insight into how you can do just that. Read here to learn how...

  • Botox for Migraines: Understanding Its Effectiveness

      Known primarily for its cosmetic uses, Botox has emerged as a promising treatment for chronic migraines. This approach has provided relief for many people who suffer from migraines where traditional treatments have failed. Read here to find out about the effectiveness of Botox for migraines. How Does Botox...

  • Botox Aftercare: 4 Tips for Maximizing Results

    Botox is a popular cosmetic procedure that temporarily relieves wrinkles, fine lines, and even some medical conditions like migraines. However, achieving results doesn’t end when you leave the clinic. Proper aftercare is essential for maximizing the effectiveness of your Botox treatment. Here are four tips to help you maximize...

  • Can You Use Juvederm and Botox Together?

    Have you ever considered using Juvederm and Botox simultaneously to enhance your appearance? With the rise in non-surgical cosmetic treatments, many are wondering if combining these two popular options is a safe and effective approach. Read on and find out if you can use Juvederm and Botox together. The...

  • 10 Questions To Ask Your Injector Before Botox

    Botox has been a beauty game-changer for many people seeking to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. If you’re considering this popular cosmetic procedure, it’s important to gather as much information as possible to make an informed decision. The best source of information is your injector. To...

  • Restylane vs. Botox: Which One Is Right for You?

    In the realm of nonsurgical cosmetic treatments, Restylane and Botox are renowned names. Both have unique features and benefits that can cater to different aesthetic needs. If you’re contemplating whether Restylane or Botox is right for you, we’re here to help—read on to learn more! What Is Restylane? Restylane...

  • Debunking 5 Common Myths About Botox Treatments

    Botox treatments, despite their widespread acceptance and popularity, often fall victim to a myriad of misconceptions and unfounded myths. We’re here to debunk five common myths about Botox treatments so you can move forward with clear, fact-based information when deciding whether to pursue this transformative treatment. Myth: Botox Makes...

  • 5 Must-Know Tips for Getting the Best Botox Results

    Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments out there because it’s safe, fast-acting, and effective. If you have fine lines or wrinkles that you’d rather wave goodbye to, Skin by Lovely can help. Read this post to learn five must-know tips for getting the best Botox results...

  • Choosing Between Botox and Dermal Fillers

    If you’re considering skin rejuvenation treatments, you may have heard of Botox and dermal fillers. But how do you choose between the two? While both treatments can help reduce the wrinkles, lines, and other signs of aging, they work in different ways and are best suited for tackling different...

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Botox Treatments: What You Should Know

    We are firm believers that aesthetic dermatology is a field best used to help people embrace their unique loveliness, and Botox is one of the tools we use to do that! As you read, keep in mind that everyone’s skin care needs are different and what’s best for some...

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  • Medical Facial Injectables and Botox® in Portland, Oregon

  • 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...

  • Is Preventative BOTOX® a Thing?

    You may already know that BOTOX® helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that you already have. But what if we told you that BOTOX® may also be used to slow the formation of wrinkles in the first place? Can you really get preventative BOTOX® to keep...

  • BOTOX & Dysport

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  • BOTOX® for Summer

    Summer is finally in full swing, which means we’re ready for BOTOX®. 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...

  • New BOTOX® Alternative, Jeuveau™

    We’re excited to announce that a new performance beauty product is available at 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 cause...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Where Do People Start With Botox?

  • 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

  • First Botox Injection

  • What to Expect During Your First Botox Treatment

  • Why does Botox sometimes cause droopy eyelids?

  • Botox Side-Effects

  • Botox: A Solution for Teeth Grinding

  • Botox Alternative: Xeomin Demonstration

  • Non-surgical Brow Lift with Botox Cosmetic

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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 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?

    How much does Botox cost in Portland, OR? Botox is typically sold by units, a measure of how much medication that the individual patient needs as determined during a consultation. We purchase Botox in units and, in turn, sell it to our patients in units. The number of units...

  • Botox vs Dysport: Which is best for you?

    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 confusing! Find the answers to your most...

  • 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 Alle How Much Does Botox Cost in Los Angeles & Portland?...

  • 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 ten...

  • 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,...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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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  • Aesthetic Dermatology Treatments To Get Before Your Wedding

    Your wedding day is one of the most photographed days of your life. Naturally, you want to look your best. Aesthetic dermatology offers a range of treatments that can help you achieve that radiant, picture-perfect look. Read here to learn about a few aesthetic dermatology treatments to consider before...

  • Popular Aesthetic Dermatology Treatments for Men

    Aesthetic dermatology has evolved significantly, now offering various treatments that cater to men’s unique skincare needs. With an increasing number of men seeking cosmetic procedures, you might want to understand the most popular treatments available. Read on to explore popular aesthetic dermatology treatments for men. Botox and Fillers Botox...

  • Restylane for Under-Eye Rejuvenation: What To Expect

    Aesthetic solutions have been evolving to offer noninvasive treatments that combat aging effectively. Restylane, in particular, has garnered attention for its promising results in under-eye rejuvenation. This nonsurgical filler might be your answer if you’ve noticed those pesky under-eye hollows or pronounced dark circles. However, you should thoroughly inform...

  • Factors To Consider When Choosing an Aesthetic Dermatologist

    When it comes to the health and beauty of your skin, making the right choice for an aesthetic dermatologist is paramount. It’s about more than finding someone to administer Botox injections or prescribe acne medication. The stakes are high: your self-esteem, your appearance, and even your skin’s functional health...

  • The Magic of ‘TrapTox’: Wrinkle Relaxers for Pain Relief and Posture

    Exploring TrapTox: A Focus on Wellness at Skin by Lovely TrapTox is garnering attention recently on social media as a significant approach to well-being, and it’s something we’ve quietly been offering at Skin by Lovely’s practices for years. With more and more people expressing curiosity and interest, we feel...

  • Experience Restylane® Eyelight™ Under-Eye Filler

    Experience Restylane® Eyelight™ Under-Eye Filler “Your eyes are the windows to your soul,” as the old saying goes, and now they can tell an even more beautiful story with Restylane® Eyelight™, a targeted under-eye filler. This dermal filler treatment helps combat the signs of aging and fatigue, ensuring your...

  • What To Expect on Your First Aesthetic Consultation

    Venturing into the realm of aesthetics is exciting, but the thought of your first consultation can be a little intimidating. Whether you’re considering Botox, fillers, laser treatments, or anything in between, you should know what you’re in for. To help you feel more prepared, we’ve put together four key...

  • Essential Anti-Aging Skincare Tips for Your 30s

    We know that even hearing the word “30s” can send a jolt of adrenaline through anyone—but it’s important to accept that that’s where you’re at! In this exciting new decade of life, you’ll want to adjust your skincare routine so you can address the changes your skin goes through...

  • Choosing the Right Level of Chemical Peel for You

    Chemical peels are a popular cosmetic treatment, often discussed in the same sentence as Botox and dermal fillers. It’s a treatment all its own, with unique benefits and things to consider. It can be challenging to figure out which type of chemical peel suits you, which is why we’ve...

  • The Three Pillars of Anti-Aging & Skin Health with Katia Ruiz

    If you are one of my patients, friends, or colleagues—you probably know of my passion for skincare health, and my commitment to using products that work. I will first handedly admit how overwhelming it can be when it comes to finding the perfect product regimen for your home skincare...

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  • Top 4 Cosmetic Skin Rejuvenation Treatments

    Whether you’re new to the world of skin treatments or you check in every now and then, you’ll be shocked to see how much these rejuvenation procedures can do! From addressing wrinkles to acne scars to sun damage, a quick treatment or two can change the way you look...

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  • Meet the Injection Specialists of Lake Oswego

    Get to Know Skin by Lovely’s Lake Oswego Injection Specialists! Conveniently located in the Northwest Meadows Business Campus near the I-5 and Hwy 217 interchange, Skin by Lovely’s Lake Oswego practice is home to eight of our incredibly talented Injection Specialists. Get to know them below!   Meet Lovely...

  • 10 Questions with Christine Dada RN BSN

    Get to know Skin by Lovely Camas Injection Specialist Christine Dada! An experienced nurse with extensive bedside experience, Christine Dada brings passion, warmth, and sincerity to our clinical team at Skin by Lovely Camas. Christine is a licensed Registered Nurse who graduated from the University of Mary Washington with...

  • Summer Skincare Recommendations by Budget

    Skin by Lovely Picks Under $100 Summertime can be expensive. We go on trips, we brunch with friends, we buy new bathing suits, and some of us take up new hobbies like surfing or home gardening.  All of which are amazing and gratifying ways to spend the summer season—...

  • 10 Questions with Angela Kim FNP-BC

    Get to know Skin by Lovely Santa Monica Injection Specialist Angela Kim. A member of our expert clinical team of Injection Specialists at Skin by Lovely Santa Monica, Angela Kim FNP-BC is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who excels at making her patients feel radiant and confident. In addition...

  • Last Minute Tips for Nearlyweds-Skincare Advice to Help you Prepare for Your Big Day

    Advice to Help you Prepare for Your Big Day! Your big day is just around the corner— congratulations, nearlywed! We know you’ll want to look and feel your best, so we’ve put together some do’s and don’ts to help you prepare for your wedding.  Keep reading for our top...

  • 9 Things To Know About the Visia Skin Analysis

    9 Things To Know About the Visia Skin Analysis with Advanced Aesthetician Hannah Scamehorn   Have you ever wondered if there is a way to know what was going on beneath your skin’s surface— a way to see underlying pigment, inflammation, or even “invisible” UV spots? Say hello to...

  • New Product Alert: HA IMMERSE Serum™

    A Hyaluronic Acid Serum for All Skin Types Have you tried the newest product from Alastin Skincare, HA IMMERSE Serum, yet? This lightweight, hydrating formula recently won New Beauty’s Award for Best Hyaluronic Acid Serum as well as the deserved ‘staple product’ designation from many of our team members...

  • Skin by Lovely Expands to Camas, Washington

    Our company isn’t done growing yet! Skin by Lovely expanded and opened its fourth location in Camas, Washington! This is our first practice in Washington, and our Injection Specialists and Aesthetic Consultants can’t wait to welcome in! Keep reading to learn more about the space, our injectors, what services...

  • 9 Things To Know About PRF (Platelet Rich Fibrin) for Hair Restoration with Nilu Rustomji PA-C

    Did you know that around 85% of men and 50% of women will deal with some type of hair loss over the course of their lives? 1,2 Hair loss and thinning are incredibly common issues for all adults, regardless of gender identity. At Skin by Lovely, we are excited...

  • 10 Questions with Katia Ruiz NP-C

    Get to know Skin by Lovely’s Camas Injection Specialist, Katia. You may recognize Katia Ruiz NP-C from Skin by Lovely’s Lake Oswego practice. This spring, Katia will be heading to our newest location in Camas, WA, as part of our clinical team there! Katia is known for her warm...

  • What’s New with TNS Advanced+ Serum

    How you can benefit from this TNS advanced formula. SkinMedica’s TNS Essential Serum quickly became a must-have product when it debuted in 2008. This dual-chambered powerhouse contained cutting-edge Growth Factors with an impressive antioxidant blend that delivered real results. Not only did this SkinMedica formula transform people’s skin, it...

  • 3 Reasons We Love PRF for Under-Eye Rejuvenation

    Are you looking for an all-natural option for treating under-eye hollowness, under-eye bags, dark circles, or skin laxity around the eyes? Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF for Under-Eye Rejuvenation) treatments are an effective way to boost your own collagen production and get *eye-catching* regenerative results. 😉 Keep reading to find out...

  • Skin Aging through the Decades

    Advice for Every Decade How do you most effectively take care of your skin as you age? With all of the conflicting advice out there, it’s sometimes hard to know which products to use and what services to invest in.  Just like the rest of our bodies, skin also...

  • What’s New at Skin by Lovely: Epicuren Discovery and Glowbiotics Probiotic Skincare

    New year, new skincare lines! 🍾 Introducing… Epicuren Discovery and Glowbiotics Probiotic Skincare. At Skin by Lovely, we’ve recently added these two amazing skincare lines to our lineup and are excited to share them with our patients. Ahead, we share why we’ve incorporated these effective products into our routines...

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  • What are Growth Factors and Peptides in Skincare?

    The benefits and our top 3 product recommendations During your injectable appointment, you may have heard your Injection Specialist mention how important it is to protect your investment with quality skincare products. In addition to things like broad-spectrum SPF, Retinol, and Vitamin C— your injector likely recommended products containing...

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  • Skincare Do’s and Don’ts for Fall

    Summer has come and gone. Swimsuits and strappy sandals have been replaced with sweaters and booties, everything is comfy cozy. Except your skin. As the seasons change, so should your skincare routine! Do not worry- we’re not talking drastic changes, just some super easy-to-follow skincare do’s and don’ts for...

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  • Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) Offers Natural Facial Rejuvenation

    Are you obsessed with all-natural skincare and anti-aging? Have you thought about dermal fillers but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge? Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) is an effective, natural alternative to help you up your skin rejuvenation game, and it’s already pumping through your veins. What is PRF? Platelet-Rich...

  • Galderma’s newest filler, Restylane Contour

    Let’s give a round of applause for Restylane Contour, Galderma’s newest FDA-approved filler to hit the market! This powerhouse hyaluronic acid injectable is a game-changer. Formulated for the midface and cheek area to subtly shape and plump, this filler is already making its mark nationwide. According to Lake Oswego...

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  • 11 Questions with Lake Oswego Injection Specialist Sam Stirek BSN, RN

    With her spunky vibrant demeanor, Sam makes each and every patient who sits down in her treatment chair feel special. A Lake Oswego native, Sam has gained a reputable following from the local community. Passionate about health, fitness, and encouraging patients to be the best version of themselves, Sam...

  • Get to know our Senior Aesthetic Consultant, Paula

    Senior Aesthetic Consultant Paula plays a key role in our Santa Monica office. Passionate about patient experience, she brings with her fourteen years of managerial experience. Through her five years at Skin by Lovely, she has created strong lasting relationships with patients, helped create our company core values, and...

  • 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...

  • Get to know our Digital Retail Sales Coordinator, Mea

    Through her bold bedazzled headbands and her witty sense of humor, Mea plays a key role in our Lake Oswego office as she brings fourteen years of aesthetics experience to the table. She is passionate about giving each patient a personalized experience through handwritten notes and her extensive product...

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    If there is one thing we are certain of, it is that we all deserve some TLC right now! While we ensure that our medical protocols meet and exceed all CDC and state guidelines (you can read about them here), the individual comfort of our patients is really important...

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    Our highly rated medical aesthetic practice in Lake Oswego, OR is looking for a driven, organized, and professional Aesthetic Consultant to serve our patients and support our medical aesthetic injectors. If you are a career-minded individual who loves things like skincare products and Botox, then look no further! We...

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    Our highly rated medical aesthetic practice in Santa Monica, CA is looking for a driven, organized, and professional Aesthetic Consultant to serve our patients and support our medical aesthetic injectors. If you are a career-minded individual who loves things like skincare products and Botox, then look no further! We...

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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...

  • 7 Aesthetic Treatments that Actually Work

    Start looking into aesthetic treatments and you are instantly flooded with options. It’s difficult to know which treatments to pursue and spend your hard-earned money on. We know it’s tougher to be a consumer now more than ever before so we wanted to put together this list of 7...

  • Your Questions Answered: All About Jawline Dermal Filler

    The buzz around jawline filler is increasing fast. Sharp, sculpted jawlines seem to be popping up everywhere these days. From celebrities to Instagram influencers, it’s hard not to notice these chiseled features. If you find yourself envying this look but think a contoured jawline is out of your reach,...

  • 10 Questions with Santa Monica Injection Specialist Nilu Rustomji PA-C

    Warm, approachable, kind and intuitive, Nilu Rustomji PA-C is one of the incredible Injection Specialists that make up Skin by Lovely Santa Monica’s team. She is a graduate of UCLA’s psychology program as well as Duke’s Physician Assistant Masters. Nilu combines her passion for patient care and love of...

  • The Best Time to Get Kybella

    Temperatures are dropping, the leaves are turning, and pumpkin spice is back in full-force. It’s officially Fall, ya’ll. Fall is such a favorite because we can finally start putting those cute warmer layers in our closets to good use, and it’s the time just before the holiday chaos arrives....

  • Anti-Aging Treatments for Men

    Traditionally, skin care and anti-aging products have been marketed almost exclusively to women. However, men are increasingly becoming more aware and concerned about their appearance as they age. Most products geared toward women don’t provide effective anti-aging for men. Further, some treatments are designed to emphasize feminine characteristics, but...

  • A Day in the Life of Lovely Laban: Self-Care Routine

    Self-care. The act (and art) of taking care of one’s self. It seems pretty straight-forward, right? Well, not necessarily. In order to take care of yourself, you have to know yourself. And knowing yourself requires work, patience and vulnerability. This is probably why most of us aren’t *that* great...

  • Take a Tour of Skin by Lovely Lake Oswego

    Skin by Lovely’s Lake Oswego location is upscale and refined yet warm and inviting. Situated close to I-5, Skin by Lovely Lake Oswego is conveniently located just fifteen minutes from downtown Portland. The expansive suite is filled with blush pink hues, brass accents, and unique design details. Beautiful views...

  • Best SPF for Your Skin Type

    We know, sunscreens have a bit of a reputation. Mostly, they’re known for being sticky, oily, and generally unpleasant to wear. While there are some not-so-great SPF products out there, there are just as many (if not more) great options for you to try. If you’re in the ‘I...

  • 10 Questions with Jennifer Peicott MSN, APRN, FNP-C

    Humble, gracious and kind are a few adjectives that come to mind when thinking of Skin by Lovely’s Jennifer Peicott MSN, APRN, FNP-C. Conservative in her injecting approach, Jennifer strives to enhance rather than augment— delivering natural-looking, beautiful results for her patients. Jennifer brings her years of nursing and...

  • 10 Questions with Jessica Barron RN

    If you live in the Portland, Oregon area and are interested in your first Botox experience or maybe you are looking for a new cosmetic injector — you need Jessica Barron RN in your life. Though, we’d argue that even if you weren’t looking for an injector, you’d still...

  • 6 Cosmetic Injectors Share Their Favorite Skincare Products

    Do you ever just look at someone and think, “Wow- your skin is so beautiful. So flawless. So dewy. Just Gorgeous. What kind of sorcery is this and how can I find out more?” Chances are if you’ve been to Skin by Lovely, you’ve probably had these exact same...

  • Before and After Dermal Filler— What You Need to Know

    So you’re getting ready for an upcoming dermal filler appointment? Or maybe you’re just considering dermal filler for the future— either way, we want you to be as prepared as possible! Our team at Skin by Lovely understands that in order to feel good about almost anything in life,...

  • Facial Contouring with Dermal Fillers

    Contouring has been a buzzword for years now. Mostly in the beauty industry contouring generally means to accentuate the appearance and shape of certain facial features. It typically refers to the cheekbones, but facial contouring can be used to emphasize the temples, nose, jawline, and even the forehead. Contouring...

  • 3 Products for Brighter Skin

    Bright, glowing, radiant skin— the epitome of skincare goals. Nothing screams healthy, enviable skin like a face that has zero makeup on and still looks amazing. Sure, there are products out there like highlighters, glow lotions, etc.— but we don’t think you should have to have to fake it...

  • Under-Eye Dermal Filler at Skin by Lovely

    Are your under-eyes hollow or dark? Do you feel as if you look tired even when you’re not? Is under-eye concealer your bff? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, dermal filler for the tear troughs (under-eyes) may be a wonderful option for you! Darkness and...

  • Springtime Makeup Routine Using Jane Iredale

    Fresh, dewy, glowing skin is in― and we are here for it. We love when skin gets to look like skin and is treated kindly by the products used on it daily. Cue Jane Iredale. Jane Iredale makeup is perfect for delivering that quintessential (and attainable) springtime makeup look....

  • charity: water partnership

    At Skin by Lovely, giving back is a crucial part of our DNA. We know that what we get to do every day is a gift. Giving back to our communities is one of the ways we show our appreciation. In addition to our monthly in-kind donation drives for...

  • The One Thing I’m Leaving Behind in 2019

    by Lovely Laban 2019 is here and I have decided to leave one thing behind. If you’re anything like me, you’ve felt some version of self-doubt. And self-doubt, lovelies, it’s tricky. It shapeshifts to fit each individual where they’ll feel it the most. For some it grabs hold in...

  • Getting to Know: Dermal Fillers (with photos!)

    Getting to Know: Dermal Fillers (with photos!) by Brittany Lehmann PA-C There’s nothing quite like that post-treatment moment when I pass the mirror to my beautiful patient and… voila! The look on their face when they see the final results from their dermal filler treatment- is everything. Honestly, it’s...

  • 9 Must-know Facts about Kybella

    If you’ve been on social media or watched the news over the last few years, chances are you’ve heard of Kybella®. Recipient of the “Breakthrough Award” from Allure Magazine in 2015, Kybella has been making headlines since its debut. So what is Kybella and what do you need to...

  • 10 Questions with Rachel Duncan MSN, FNP-C

    Fun fact: Rachel Duncan is a ray of pure sunshine. Smart, caring, and kind- she is the type of person you just want need on your team. Our Clinical Director and Senior Injection Specialist, Rachel Pangilinan MSN, FNP-C, is a Nurse Practitioner with experience in aesthetics and critical care nursing...

  • 10 Questions with Rachelle Michelon

    Rachelle Michelon is cool. Like she is a cool girl. You know, the one that you always wanted to be friends with growing up, but then actually became friends because she’s just that inviting, friendly and nice. Yeah, that one. Rachelle is a Registered Nurse and one of Skin...

  • Skin by Lovely Lake Oswego

    You know when your friend tells you some reallllly good intel but then swears you to secrecy? And then you have to… keep the secret?! The self-control required for something like that? Outrageous. Well, that’s what we’ve been dealing with over here about Skin by Lovely’s latest bombshell of...

  • 10 Questions with Stacey Phelps

    Known (and loved) for her carefree, warm, and compassionate nature, Stacey Phelps PA-C is the Training Manager and Senior Injection Specialist at Skin by Lovely™, one of the top aesthetic injectable practices in the United States. Stacey specializes in the use of cosmetic Wrinkle Relaxers, Dermal Fillers, and Skin...

  • Microneedling vs. Chemical Peels

    If your skin’s blotchy appearance and rough texture has you thinking about laser skin resurfacing, you may want to reconsider. There are two less invasive and less expensive alternatives that provide big results: microneedling and chemical peels. But which one is right for your needs? In this article, we’ll...

  • Self-Care is NOT Selfish

    Why we all need to get over the ridiculous idea that taking care of ourselves is selfish because Self-Care is NOT Selfish! Women are expected to do it all. Give birth? ✓ Cook? ✓ Clean? ✓ Raise decent human beings?  ✓ Grocery shop? ✓ Bring home a paycheck? ✓...

  • The 5 Reasons You Can’t Have the Lips You Saw on Instagram

    Social media is great for many reasons. It allows us to connect with others, share interests, and look at really beautiful things! Like Lips You Saw on Instagram. A not-so-great thing is that it sets us up to compare everything about ourselves to other people’s (seeming) realities. This happens...

  • Lose the Turkey Neck, but Skip the Surgery

    Double chin? Neck lines? Wattles that remind you of a turkey neck? Don’t worry. We have solutions and none of them require plastic surgery! The same treatments we use for facial rejuvenation combined with a revolutionary fat-melting procedure can help you achieve a more youthful-looking neck and contoured jawline....

  • How to Achieve a Neck Lift Without Surgery

    Turkey neck, double chins, and horizontal “tech neck” lines often make us look older than we are. Most people take really great care of the skin on their faces but neglect the skin on the neck and decolletage. The good news is that we have non-surgical solutions at Skin...

  • How to Get Rid of Vertical Lip Lines

    Do you see tiny vertical lip lines above your top lip and around your mouth? These fine lines that run from the lips to just beneath the nose and around the mouth may be thin and shallow, but they add many years to the face. They also cause lips...

  • Best Treatments for Nasolabial Folds and Marionette Lines

    Smiling and laughing are healthy for the heart and soul and reflections of a life well lived. Unfortunately, these expressions create permanent unwanted smile lines. If these lines, wrinkles, and folds are beginning to bother you, we have non-surgical treatments that correct nasolabial folds and marionette lines in our...

  • Motherhood and Aging

    Someone once told me that women who don’t have children age better. Hearing this as a mother of two, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a little offended. Is that true? And if it is- how on earth is that fair?! In a perfect world, shouldn’t the...

  • 10 Questions with Lovely Laban

    If you’ve had the pleasure of meeting Lovely Laban, GNP-C MSN, you know how captivating she is. There’s just something about her grace and calming demeanor that pulls you in. She is kind, confident, and incredibly intelligent- making her just the type of person you’d want to trust with...

  • Cheek Fillers: Juvederm Voluma, Restylane Lyft & Sculptra

    It is natural to experience a loss of facial volume and skin elasticity as we age. New lines and wrinkles form and deepen, and your skin may appear hollow and saggy. If loss of cheek fullness and a sagging jawline are your problems, cheek fillers could be the solution...

  • How Long Do Dermal Fillers Last?

    You’re beginning to notice a lack of volume in your face and you have been curious about what dermal fillers may be able to do for you. How long do dermal fillers last, what are the differences, and are they really worth it? You Asked, “How Long Do Dermal...

  • What’s the difference between fine lines and wrinkles?

    We hear the expression “fine lines and wrinkles” almost daily. It’s on television commercials, on skin care labels, and even on the radio. But what’s the difference between fine lines and wrinkles, and does it make a difference in which types of treatments and products you try to ward...

  • Makeup Detox: How to Go Makeup Free and Look Amazing

    With the advancements made by the cosmetic industry, it’s now possible to go makeup free and still look fabulous. While today’s makeup is lighter than ever before, most of us can still feel it on our skin. There are permanent solutions that can keep you from constant makeup contouring...

  • Contouring Without Makeup: Go Makeup-Free With Injectables

    You’ve likely seen pictures on Instagram and videos on YouTube featuring makeup contouring and the incredible changes it’s capable of making to a person’s appearance. Social media models and beauty gurus like to hype the benefits of contouring. However, they often fail to share the time, effort and number...

  • Stressed Skin Remedies for Moms Who Do It All

    It can be tough to balance self-care with the rest of your seemingly endless mommy duties. Tired, stressed skin is usually dull or discolored and appears dry or patchy. If you’re noticing more crow’s feet, dark under-eye bags, or abnormal breakouts, it’s time to start looking for stressed skin remedies...

  • Sculptra 101: Everything You Need to Know About the Incredible Collagen Restoring Treatment

    Kick Start Your Collagen Production with Sculptra Aesthetic Non-surgical Sculptra isn’t your standard ‘filler’. This FDA-approved injectable gets to work deep in the layers on your skin to increase your body’s own collagen production over the course of two years. The result? = firmer, younger-looking skin. Ahead, we answer...

  • Pump Up the Volume with Juvederm Volbella for Lips

    Are you concerned about the appearance of your lips? Perhaps you’re worried about them thinning as you age, or maybe you’ve always wanted fuller lips but were afraid that if you got an injectable treatment, they would end up looking fake or way too big. If you want to...

  • Lovely’s “New Year, New You” Anti-Aging Essentials

    While looking older is a life stage that everyone must endure, it doesn’t mean that you have to accept it without a fight. Popular anti-aging treatments like Botox continue to prevail, while newer treatments like Juvederm Volbella, Kybella, and microneedling are ready to be tagged in as anti-aging essentials...

  • Shock and Awe on Your Face? – Solutions for Forehead Wrinkles

    We’re all encouraged to express ourselves freely. But what happens when our expressions become permanently etched into our faces? What happens when the furrowed brow of disapproval or the look of surprise become permanent lines across our foreheads? In this article, we’ll discuss the FDA-approved treatments and products available...

  • How Confidence Can Propel Us to New Heights

      Let’s face it; confidence is sexy. Pair it with a bold red lip and you’ll turn heads. Exude it with your perfectly planned responses at your next job interview and you’ll most likely get the gig. Flaunt it just about anywhere and you’ll appear more attractive than ever...

  • Grease is the Word: Skin Care for Oily Skin

    Do you have a shiny forehead every time you look in the mirror? Do you experience frequent breakouts due to excessive oil production in your skin? If so, it’s not your fault. Oily skin is the result of inherited traits which can be exacerbated by the environment, weather changes,...

  • What is a Nurse Practitioner?

    With nearly 190,000 nurse practitioners in the United States, it’s likely that you’ve had an appointment with one for anything from a yearly checkup to a trip to the emergency room. However, patients are often confused about the role of a nurse practitioner as they don’t understand the qualifications...

  • Defy Gravity: Non Surgical Solutions to a Sagging Jawline

    They look cute on basset hounds and bulldogs, but sagging jowls are not a welcomed change we see in the mirror. A firm, smooth jawline is a sign of health and youth, but changes occur as we age that negatively impact skin laxity and facial volume. Genetics also play...

  • Heads Up! Rebooting Tech Neck Wrinkles

    It can happen in an instant: you look in the mirror and see a horizontal line across your neck. Where did it come from? Tech neck wrinkles are the latest in cosmetic aging concerns and are caused by the constant bowing of your head over your smartphone, iPad, or...

  • What is a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS)?

    Trust is of the utmost importance when selecting an aesthetic provider. At Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica, CA, Portland, OR, and Lake Oswego, OR our Injection Specialists are Aesthetic Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. A Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) is uniquely qualified to give aesthetic treatment...

  • The Eyes Have It! – Non-Surgical Eye Rejuvenation Options

    You know the feeling you get when you look in the mirror and see bags under your eyes despite having had a good night’s rest? How about when you look angry and irritated even when it’s actually been quite a good day? If you’d like to freshen up your...

  • Fear Not the Plunging Neckline

    Skin by Lovely’s Best Anti-Aging Neck and Chest Solutions You’ve taken amazing care of your face to present your most youthful and rejuvenated look, but your neck and chest area could be giving you away with lines, wrinkles, brown spots and loose skin. If you’re tired of blotchy skin and “turkey...

  • What to Expect When You’re Expecting Lip Filler

    Long before Miss Kylie Jenner ever donned her freshly filled pout all over social media, Angelina Jolie was swooning audiences with her luscious lips on the big screen. And decades before that, Marilyn Monroe was known for her ruby red, perfectly lined lips. So let’s face it; beautiful lips...

  • Kybella: For When Genetics “Bless” You With a Double Chin

    Genetics. They gave you your father’s eyes and your mother’s laugh, your grandmother’s way with words and your grandfather’s sportsmanlike flexibility from “the good old days.” You can thank your genetics for so many things, and blame them for others like a family history of health conditions. And if...

  • Skin by Lovely Announces FDA Approval of Volbella™ XC

    SANTA MONICA, Calif and PORTLAND, Ore. — Skin by Lovely™, a leading provider of medical aesthetics in California and Oregon, announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Volbella™ XC for use in the lips and to soften lines around the mouth. “We are excited to offer...

  • 6 Ways to Look Better in Selfies

    Don’t lie… We all take them, even if we don’t post them. And don’t worry, you won’t see any judgement from us! We think it’s a great thing when someone feels confident about their beauty (as they should be)! In case you’re one of the rare people out there...

  • Last Minute Beauty Tips for Brides

    As a bride-to-be, you want to look your best, but now you’re down to the wire and it’s too late for some facial treatments like facial anti-aging with Botox and facial fillers for a full liquid facelift. What’s a girl to do to look youthful on her big day?...

  • Anti Aging Skin Care for Men

    Men have just as many hang-ups about their appearance as women do, but are typically less likely to seek the advice from a skin care specialist for cosmetic issues related to anti-aging. Whether you’re a “man’s man” who is tired of looking in the mirror and seeing lines and...

  • Skin Care Tips for Busy Moms

    Being a mom is more than a full-time job. Though we know how hard it can be to make time for yourself, it’s important for all moms to receive a little pampering time.  Below are Skin by Lovely’s top skin care tips for busy moms. Mommy Makeovers: Look Great...

  • How Dermal Filler Can Restore Your Youth

    The Fountain of Youth Exists! … in syringe form. No one ever said that getting older is fun. Because in many ways, it’s not. With age, we tend to endure more stress, more health concerns, and of course, more wrinkles. Oh, those dreadful wrinkles. Thank goodness for Botox and...

  • Safe Anti-Aging During Pregnancy

    Life is never quite the same once you become pregnant. Your body is no longer your own as you become the nurturing vessel for the new life you’re bringing into the world.  This means that diet, exercise and lifestyle changes must be made, and your skincare and beauty routines...

  • What Beauty Treatments are Safe During Pregnancy?

    Pregnancy can be an exciting time, but it isn’t always fabulous when it comes to how it can affect your appearance. In addition to weight gain and stretch marks, it isn’t unusual for moms-to-be to develop rashes, acne and dark blotches, known as melasma, on the skin. If you’re...

  • Top Spring Skin Care Tips

    In spring, temperatures soar, flowers bloom and the spirit lightens, but your skin could still be crying out for help. Winter’s low humidity, increased wind, cold temperatures and heated indoor air rob your skin of moisture and leave skin looking older and dry. Rapid temperature changes, which could easily...

  • KGW Portland Features Skin by Lovely

  • Skin by Lovely is looking for models!

    Are you interested in saving money on treatments? Then being a model for one of Skin by Lovely’s injectable training courses could be the perfect opportunity for you! Recognized by Allergan as one of the top 30 facial aesthetic practices in the United States, Skin by Lovely also serves as a national...

  • Does Food Affect Skin? A Look at Nutrition & Skin Care

    Proper nutrition can go a long way in improving your health, but does food affect skin?  Yes! A healthy diet can also make a difference in how your skin looks and feels.  However, many people need help separating dietary fact from fiction. In honor of National Nutrition Month, we’re taking a closer look...

  • Wedding Beauty Preparation Guide

    Your big day is fast approaching, and you want to look your best. With so many details vying for your attention, you need an organized approach to your wedding beauty preparation. Follow this schedule to ensure that you look and feel your most confident, beautiful self on the biggest...

  • A Complete Guide to Your First Ever Appointment at Skin by Lovely

    Your vanity mirror knows it. Your makeup compact knows it. And now, after months – possibly years of staring at your face and pulling at it every which way, you know it. Those wrinkles have got to go (or they have got to be prevented). And so it begins....

  • Valentine’s Day Beauty Prep Guide

    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now is the time to start planning your perfect date. Valentine’s Day beauty prep requires advance planning, the right treatments and quality products. Here are some helpful tips and resources. Valentine’s Day Beauty Prep For Her When women think about their ideal...

  • Should I get my lips plumped for Valentine’s Day?

    There’s a new trend in Valentine’s Day beauty: Full, luscious, well-defined lips.  And while there are many makeup tricks to help you achieve a fuller lip, it washes away with cleanser that night.  So that leaves us all wondering… Should I get my lips plumped for Valentine’s Day? A...

  • Skin by Lovely™ Practitioners Appointed to Expert Advisory Positions at Oregon State Board of Nursing

    Media Contact: Jenna Cooper, APR media@skinbylovely.com or 503.880.8881 Hannah Rogers media@skinbylovely.com or 360-433-5316 PORTLAND, Ore. — Skin by Lovely™, a leading provider of medical aesthetics in Oregon and California, is honored to have two of its Portland based practitioners, Lovely Laban, GNP-C MSN and Tita Comeaux-Fortier FNP-C MSN, appointed...

  • Lovely’s Beauty Forecast: Beauty Trends for 2016

    This was a big year for non-surgical aesthetic enhancements, and 2016 promises to be even bigger as the public grows increasingly aware of how their health affects their skin and how they age; the dangers of excessive sun exposure and chemicals; and celebrities opening up about the professional treatments they...

  • Skin by Lovely™ Announces Promotion of Sarah Rodriguez to Assistant Manager

    Media Contact: Jenna Cooper, APR media@skinbylovely.com 503.880.8881 SANTA MONICA, Ca. — Skin by Lovely™, a leading provider of medical aesthetics in California and Oregon, has announced the promotion of Sarah Rodriguez to Assistant Manager of the Santa Monica, CA location. Previously, Rodriguez served as a senior aesthetic consultant. In...

  • Kybella Results: Double Chin Reduction Without Surgery Really Works

    Kybella is a new non-surgical solution for reducing the fat under the chin that causes the appearance of a double chin. The drug creates the process of lysis when it hits the membranes of fat cells. The result is a popped fat cell, and the body naturally metabolizes the...

  • Kybella Chin Injection Double Chin Killer Now at SBL

    If your profile looks a little less toned than you’d like, help is available. Kybella is a double chin injection that can help to dramatically improve your appearance. This safe, effective treatment has helped many patients achieve a more youthful look and become more confident when diet and exercise alone aren’t enough. At...

  • Juvederm Economics: Juvederm Cost Considerations, Reviews and Results

    Juvederm, from the makers of Botox, is a cosmetic dermal filler designed to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles and creases. Where Botox controls muscle contraction to diminish lines, Juvederm acts by plumping your skin, filling in the creases from beneath the skin to give you a more youthful...

  • Juvederm Voluma XC: An Educational Primer

    What’s the sign of a good Juvederm Voluma XC Before and After picture? What’s the reason for different Juvederm Voluma XC cost at different offices? I am interested in Voluma. Allergan has recognized which offices as the best? “Voluma Cheeks” is a trend that’s catching on; what does this...

  • How can I get rid of fine lines around my eyes? [Video]

    Hi my name is Stacey, and I’m one of the injection specialists here at Skin by Lovely. Today I’m going to talk to you about the three different options that you can use to treat the fine lines around and under your eyes. First I’m going to talk to...

  • Five Questions You MUST Ask Your Injector

    Your face is the outfit you wear every day, so when you consider injectable treatments it only makes sense you should be extra critical about whom you select to perform your aesthetic injectable treatment. As with any specialized medical procedure, you probably assume the person has a medical degree...

  • Restylane 101: Everything You Want to Know

    Will Restylane filler injections help you get the new face that you’re seeking? It’s true: You don’t need to go through plastic surgery to get a more youthful appearance. You can enhance your facial features more safely without lasers or incisions; plus, this face lift is reversible and easy...

  • Chemical Peel Overview with Brittany White FNP MSN [Video]

    An Overview of Chemical Peels with Brittany White at Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica. Hi, today we’re going to talk about peels. Patients often come in and ask which peel they should do and which one I think is the best for them. We have four peels here...

  • Restylane Silk for Lip Augmentation with Lovely Laban MSN NP-C [Video]

    Announcing Restylane Silk for Lip Augmentation Hi, I’m Lovely Laban, aesthetic nurse practitioner at Skin by Lovely. Today I want to talk about the new and exciting Restylane Silk. This is what a box of it looks like. Restylane Silk is designed to go in peri or orident. So...

  • Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: What goes where?

    There are lots of different companies that make lots of different hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers available on the market. This leaves many people confused about which product goes where, which product is the best fit for them , and how long it will last. As I tell patients everyday, one of the first things...

  • The Eclipse Micropen: Microneedling for Facial Rejuvenation

    Have you tried multiple procedures to improve texture, fine lines and even scars on your skin? Many patients I see state they have tried neuromodulators such as Botox and Dysport, multiple peels, and various creams, but are not quite ready to dive into lasers. My advice and recommendation to these...

  • Juvederm & Juvederm Voluma: Popular Dermal Fillers in Portland, Lake Oswego & Santa Monica

    Juvederm Voluma: An Overview Juvederm Voluma for Cheeks Juvederm: What You Need to Know Juvederm vs. Restylane Juvederm for the Lips Juvederm Side Effects FDA-approved Juvederm Voluma Juvederm Voluma Problems Juvederm Voluma Reviews How much does Juvederm Voluma cost? Fuller Cheeks with Juvederm Voluma XC Juvederm Voluma: An Overview...

  • What Does Juvederm Cost?

    In this video, Lovely Laban, aesthetic nurse practitioner at Skin by Lovely in Portland, Oregon talks about the cost of Juvederm per syringe, the differences in Juvederm products and how they’re used, and how to select the right practitioner for your Juvederm treatments. A syringe of Juvederm contains 1...

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

    Perlane: An Overview How Long Does Perlane Last? Perlane Side Effects You Should Know About Perlane Reviews & Testimonials How Much Does Perlane Cost? Perlane Sales: How To Save Money on Your Perlane Injections Where can I find a Perlane rebate? Perlane vs. Juvederm: Which One Is Better? Perlane...

  • SBL Helps Raise over $4,400 for Local Portland-area Kids in Need!

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday July 25th, 2014 PEARL WOMEN’S CENTER AND SKIN BY LOVELY RAISE OVER $4,400 FOR LOCAL CHILDREN IN NEED $4,438 will soon be benefiting local children due to the success of an event held on July 24th, hosted by the Pearl Women’s Center and Skin by...

  • The Liquid Facelift: A non-surgical alternative to the facelift

    What is a liquid facelift? How much does a liquid facelift cost? Where can I get a liquid facelift in Los Angeles? Where can I get a liquid facelift in Portland, OR? Liquid Facelift Reviews & Testimonials What to Expect During a Liquid Facelift Procedure How Long Does a...

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

    Hi, I’m Lovely Laban, aesthetic nurse practitioner, and I am thrilled to announce that I am coming home to the Northwest, and I will be joining the Pearl Women’s Center. Now I grew up like many of you with very natural, hippie parents, and my view on Botox and...

  • Dermal Fillers with Before & After Photos

    An Overview of Dermal Fillers The Science of Dermal Fillers Can You Use Skin Fillers For Wrinkles? What’s the Difference Between Skin Fillers and Injectable Treatments versus Botox? Can you use skin fillers for scars? How Much Do Dermal Fillers Cost? Where Can I Get Dermal Fillers in Los...

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

    Non-Surgical Face & Neck Lifts Using Botox & Fillers The Non-Invasive Neck Lift – Overview What To Expect During a Non-Surgical Neck & Jaw Lift Where to Get a Non-Surgical Neck Lift in Los Angeles Testimonials from Non-Surgical Neck Lift Patients Using Botox How Much Does a Non-Surgical Neck...

  • Restylane with Before & After Photos

    Restylane Dermal Fillers at Skin by Lovely Update 2021: Since we originally published this article about the first Restylane-L filler, Galderma has released more fillers in the Restylane family to provide patients with more options for facial rejuvenation treatments. These new Restylane fillers provide cheek enhancement, hand rejuvenation, lip...

  • What to expect during a Dysport treatment

    Like Botox, Dysport is an injectable wrinkle reducing treatment that is made with Botulinum toxin Type A. It works by relaxing the muscles that cause facial wrinkling in areas including around the eyes and lips. The injectors at Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica have been using this amazing...

  • Lip Augmentation : How Juvederm can be used to shape and build volume in the lips

    Have you ever wanted fuller, more defined, smoother lips? If you long for a more shapely mouth and you live in the Los Angeles or Portland area, you can make your dream come true at Skin by Lovely. The skin specialists at this Santa Monica practice can provide you...

  • Want a Discount on Your Next Treatment? Sign up for Allē and Aspire

    Discover exclusive savings and rewards with Aspire Galderma Rewards by Galderma and Allē Loyalty Program by Allergan. ASPIRE: Dysport, Restylane, and Sculptra Aesthetic ALLE: Botox, Juvederm, SKINVIVE, Kybella, Latisse and SkinMedica Both manufacturer loyalty programs reward you with points every time you purchase an Allergan or Galderma aesthetic product,...

  • How Often Should You Have a Dermal Filler Treatment in Los Angeles?

    Dermal fillers are injectable substances used to rejuvenate, fill and shape the skin. At Skin by Lovely, we use fillers derived from a hyaluronic acid gel that is similar to natural skin. Due to the biologically similar formula, our fillers slowly absorb into the body over time. The length...

  • The Best Way to Tighten Your Neck in Los Angeles

    Getting older takes a toll on the entire body. While most people are concerned about the appearance of wrinkles on their face, loose skin on the neck is often the first tell-tale sign of aging. Fortunately, there is no reason to keep that slack skin any longer thanks to...

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

    The Allergan Brilliant Distinctions program gives members a chance to get rewarded for looking their best. With the Brilliant Distinctions program, patients who receive Allergan facial treatments such as Botox, Juvederm and Latisse receive points they can exchange for immediate savings. The program is easy to use and is...

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

    Dynamic wrinkles are associated with facial movements, and they can make a man’s face appear older than his years. Fortunately, there’s a great solution. Dysport injections relax the small muscles that cause forehead wrinkles and frown lines without affecting the rest of the face. The injections may produce results...

  • Before and After Dysport in Los Angeles

    Dysport is an injectable wrinkle reducing treatment that is actually made from the same neurotoxin as Botox. Popular all over the world, this amazing treatment was originally formulated to treat neuromuscular disorders and is now being used by residents all over Los Angeles to restore youthful vitality by smoothing...

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

    Dermal Fillers are used by people throughout Los Angeles to help maintain a youthful appearance. For people who make these fillers part of their beauty routine, the benefits are obvious. However, while routine injections may dramatically reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, they also come with a...

  • Dermal Fillers in Santa Monica – Which is Best for Me?

    Facial fillers combat signs of aging by reducing lines and wrinkles caused by sun exposure, pollutants and animation. Face lifts have traditionally been known as the go-to surgical procedure to eliminate wrinkles and creases, but dermal fillers are a cheaper alternative that can produce similar results. What Are Dermal...

  • Sweat much? FDA-approved treatments for hyperhidrosis

    If you’re subject to embarrassing levels of sweating, or hyperhidrosis, there’s good news. The Food and Drug Administration has approved several treatments for easing your condition including BOTOX®. Here they are: BOTOX® Yes, BOTOX® Cosmetic can be used as a treatment for hyperhidrosis. This is because when the botulinin...

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

    At Skin By Lovely in Santa Monica, CA, we understand that you want to recapture your youthful glow and appearance.  After all, we live in the land of eternal sunshine and youth – and if your face doesn’t match the age you feel on the inside, it’s easy to...