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  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • Under-Eye Dermal Filler at Skin by Lovely

    Is your under-eye area 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dermal Fillers for Acne Scars

    Is your acne gone but scars remain? It probably feels like the acne never really left when the evidence of months or years of pain and self-consciousness remain etched on your face. However, we have good news.  Dermal fillers, microneedling, and chemical peels effectively treat and eliminate certain types...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Do Dermal Filler Treatments Cause Swelling?

  • Lip Enhancement: Which dermal filler is better?

  • 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...

  • Juvederm & Juvederm Voluma: Popular Dermal Fillers at Skin by Lovely

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • How Often Can You Have Dermal Fillers?

    When seeking younger-, natural-looking skin, Los Angeles residents often consider dermal fillers for instant results. These treatments add volume and correct wrinkles and folds in the skin by replacing lost hyaluronic acid through injections. The smoothing results are instant, but many patients wonder how long they last. All patients...

  • What are the 6 Most Common Dermal Fillers in Los Angeles?

    A plethora of factors cause skin to loose its youthful vitality. Age, sun exposure, pollution, diet and even smiling all have an effect on the smoothness of your skin. Dermal fillers are becoming an increasingly popular option for people in Los Angeles who want to restore elasticity and volume...

  • Looking for a long lasting dermal filler in Santa Monica? Try Juvederm Voluma!

    Juvederm Voluma is an injectable dermal filler used to contour and add fullness to the face. Most commonly, Juvederm Voluma is used to add roundness to the cheeks, shape the chin, contour the nose and define the cheekbones and jawline. Clinical studies have found that most patients who choose...

  • The newest dermal filler in Los Angeles: What is Juvederm Voluma?

    If you are among the many people in Los Angeles looking for a safe and effective means of facial enhancement, Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica is the place for you. We offer Juvederm Voluma, an innovative dermal filler that delivers noticeable results. Benefits Natural-looking: Juvederm Voluma is a...

  • 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...

  • What is the best dermal filler in Los Angeles?

    Injectable fillers help your face look younger, fresher and healthier, and they are both affordable and safe. Several brands and types are available, and the best choice depends on your specific needs. Here are the main attributes of six popular dermal fillers to help you compare. Restylane Hyaluronic acid-based...

  • The Best Dermal Fillers in Santa Monica for Adding Volume

    People all around Los Angeles are searching for ways to look younger. While there are many cosmetic options available, dermal fillers remain popular. After all, these fillers are safe and effective, providing tangible results with minimal fuss. However, with so many fillers on the market, it can be difficult...

  • 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...

  • Belotero, the newest dermal filler in Santa Monica

    While there is no one-size-fits-all cosmetic procedure that can guarantee perfect results for every person, Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica is the top choice in the Los Angeles area for those wanting firmer, younger looking skin. Our medical spa in Santa Monica offers Belotero, a hyaluronic acid-based filler...

  • New Dermal Filler Coming Soon to Los Angeles: Juvederm Voluma

    Juvederm VOLUMA is a popular, newer injectable in Los Angeles that creates a more youthful appearance. Made from hyaluronic acid, Juvederm VOLUMA seeks to restore lost facial volume due to the normal aging process or weight loss. This dermal filler will soon be available at Skin by Lovely in...

  • 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 procedure to eliminate wrinkles and creases, but dermal fillers are a cheaper alternative that can produce similar results. What Are Dermal Fillers?...

  • 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...

  • Lip Implants or Lip Fillers: Which is right for you?

    Just like with any beauty, aesthetic, or personal service- you have choices. Eyebrow waxing or threading. Latisse® or eyelash extensions. Balayage or foil highlights. Personal trainer or online fitness guide. Choices where both options get you to (relatively) the same place, whether it be cleaner brows, longer lashes, lighter...

  • 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...

  • Cheek Fillers: Juvederm Voluma, Restylane Lyft, and 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • What If I Don’t Like My Filler Results?

  • The 7 Do’s & Don’ts You Must Know Before Lip Filler Injections

    Are you dying to plump your pout but feeling a little hesitant about lip injections? Not to worry; dermal filler is an extremely safe and reliable option for achieving some seriously luscious lips.  However, there are some crucial steps you must follow before and after lip filler injections. Here are 7 tips and tricks...

  • Do Botox & Filler Injections Hurt?

  • Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: What goes where?

    by: Holly Buchko, RN, BSN, MSN, ANP 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...

  • The Best Filler for Undereyes – How Restylane Can Be Used to Treat Tear Troughs

    Restylane has been used for millions of dermal filler treatments around the world since its introduction in 1996. This product uses a substance called hyaluronic acid to add volume under the skin. Restylane is an effective treatment to diminish the appearance of dark circles and hollows below the eyes....

  • Looking for the Best Filler in Santa Monica? What is the Difference Between Restylane and Perlane?

    With so many effective injectable dermal fillers on the market, how do you know which one is the best for your unique needs? Many products, such as Restylane and Perlane, contain the same active ingredient but have different applications. When you visit Skin by Lovely medical spa in Santa...

  • Best fillers in Santa Monica

    If you want to fill in deep lines and wrinkles, plump your lips or enhance your cheekbones, Perlane and Restylane are both injectable dermal fillers that can do the job. In fact, the two products are derived from hyaluronic acid, a natural component of the human skin. However, Perlane...

  • 8 Treatments We Can Perform with Face Masks

    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...

  • Post-Summer Skin Care: Solutions to Common After Summer Skin Concerns

    The first day of fall is here, and with that means the end of summer. But as we say goodbye to beach weather, bikinis, and long days, the skin damage brought on by summer remains while new skin concerns emerge with the change in weather. Whether you have sun-damaged...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 10 Questions with Lake Oswego Cosmetic Injection Specialist Semona Amaral RN

    When Semona Amaral RN joined Skin by Lovely’s team she didn’t just bring her years of cosmetic injectable experience, she also brought her wit, drive, and sunny disposition. A joy to be around, Semona loves connecting with her patients and delivering natural-looking, beautiful results that restore confidence. Semona specializes...

  • charity: water partnership

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] 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.  ...

  • 10 Questions with Lake Oswego Cosmetic Injection Specialist Lindsay Ullyot RN >

    Shortly after Skin by Lovely opened its doors to their third location in Lake Oswego, Oregon, Lindsay Ullyot RN joined their team of expert Injection Specialists. Prior to Skin by Lovely, Lindsay gained experience in the fields of allergy and dermatology. Now, Lindsay loves calling skin by lovely Lake...

  • 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...

  • ​Post-Holiday Recovery: De-puff & Detox​

    De-puff & Detox this New Year The holidays can be a double edge sword of sorts. While the season is filled with love and joy can do wonders for your spirit…it can take a toll on your body. Sugar and alcohol indulgences, missed gym sessions, and of course, a...

  • Lip Enhancement Q&A with Brittany Lehmann, PA-C

    Want to prepare yourself before your dermal filler lip enhancement treatment? Skin by Lovely Injection Specialist, Birttany  Lehmann PA-C, answers the most commonly asked questions on how to get your own pair of ‘lovely lips’. Learn what you can expect before, during, and after lip filler treatment.   Q:...

  • 10 Questions with Rachel Pangilinan MSN, FNP-C

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

  • 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...

  • Kybella Q&A with Brittany Lehmann, PA-C

    Skin by Lovely Injection  Specialist, Brittany Lehmann, PA-C, answers the most commonly asked questions about the FDA-approved fat-destroying injectable treatment, Kybella. Q:     What is Kybella®? A:     Kybella is one of Skin by Lovely’s non-surgical injectable treatments that is FDA-approved to permanently eliminate fat in the double-chin area. ...

  • 10 Questions with Marissa Abdo

    As Lovely Laban’s first Injection Specialist hire, Marissa Abdo has had a huge impact on what Skin by Lovely is today. Now as the Clinical Administrator, Marissa ensures that Skin by Lovely’s clinical team and environment are fully-equipped to safely and effectively meet the aesthetic needs of our patients....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    We’ve all been there. Scrolling through our feeds at an ungodly hour because that elusive yet glorious shut-eye evades us, and there it is… that one photo that makes us swoon. And not a romantic swoon, but an appreciation swoon. A pout so perfect that it basically gleams from...

  • 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....

  • Skin by Lovely’s Signature Aphrodite Lift®

    If you’ve heard of Aphrodite from Greek mythology you most likely know that she is the goddess of love and beauty, but did you know that she is also the inspiration behind Skin by Lovely’s new signature treatment? The ruler of love, beauty and fertility, Aphrodite is known for...

  • 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 heatlhy 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, Skin by Lovely has non-surgical treatments to correct nasolabial folds and marionette lines...

  • Introducing Our Signature Aphrodite Lift

    We are beyond excited to be introducing our Signature Aphrodite Lift. Named after the Goddess of Beauty and Love, Skin by Lovely’s signature Aphrodite Lift will refresh, awaken and restore your natural beauty with a personalized combination of FDA-approved neuromodulators and dermal fillers. Learn more about neuromodulators, also known...

  • 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...

  • Skin Aging through the Decades

    Skin aging (and what to do about it) has been an elusive and puzzling topic to the masses for ages. Do I use this product? Or that one? Do I use the same products for the rest of my life? Do I need to switch things up as I...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Restylane Defyne and Refyne: Everything You Need to Know

    Are you starting to see lines and folds around your nose and mouth? We have good news for you! In December 2016, the FDA approved two new hyaluronic acid dermal fillers by Galderma called Restylane Defyne and Refyne. These innovative next-generation dermal fillers feature Galderma’s cutting-edge XpresHAn Technology. This new...

  • Anti-Aging for Men: Professional Treatments for a More Youthful You

    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...

  • 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

    Like most women (and many men), you’re likely feeling a little discouraged with the way gravity has taken a toll on your once plump, tight, and wrinkle-free face. And for most of us, it doesn’t end there. A sagging jawline, neck, and deeply wrinkled chest are also terribly common...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Coming Soon: Juvederm Volbella and Volift

    Everything You Need to Know About the New Fillers on the Block Europe has long led the way in introducing highly effective non-surgical cosmetic treatments and products to help achieve an ageless look. Juvederm Volbella and Volift, two effective and natural-looking dermal fillers being used in Europe and Canada...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Skin Care Tips for New Moms

    If you’ve recently welcomed a new baby into your life, then you already know about the immense joy that comes from being a mother. That sweet new life can bring out the best in you, leaving you determined to do everything right to ensure your child has the best...

  • 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...

  • 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. And so it begins. You start searching for the most talented...

  • 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?

    Men and women all over town are preparing for the most romantic night of the year.  And while men will typically focus on flowers, jewelry or where to take their beautiful dates for Valentine’s Day, women are out searching for the best cocktail dress and booking appointments with their favorite hair...

  • New Year, Refreshed You

    Three steps you can take TODAY to look absolutely radiant in 2016 The ball dropped, the champagne flutes toasted, and the fireworks were set off. 2016 is officially here! And with the New Year, we’re here to help you feel refreshed, rejuvenated, and more beautiful than ever. So whatever...

  • 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...

  • Lovely’s Pre-Holiday Beauty Checklist for Cosmetic Anti-Aging

    Every woman wants to look and feel her best during the holidays, especially at parties and in photos with family, friends and business colleagues. Sun damage by UV rays and facial changes like fine lines and wrinkles appear as you age. Surplus skin due to the loss of elasticity...

  • How will fuller cheeks soften my nasolabial lines? [ 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 how to treat the nasolabial folds, which are these lines right here from the corner of your nose to the corner of your mouth....

  • 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...

  • Marissa Abdo MS RN CANS featured in Ocean Magazine

    I am so excited to share with you my feature in Ocean Magazine titled “Immaculate Complexion.” In this article I describe anti-aging procedures and products you should be using to fight signs of aging in your 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. For each decade, I explain how your...

  • 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...

  • Juvederm from Allergan: An In-Depth Look

    If I’m a first-timer, what does Juvederm Cost? What should I know about putting Juvederm under eyes? What are the most common Juvederm side effects? Juvederm vs. Restylane: How do I compare them? Where should I look for Juvederm reviews that I can trust? Juvederm Lips: Here’s what you...

  • APHRODITE LIFT – Coming soon…

    Skin by Lovely is exited to announce the forthcoming launch of our trademark ‘Aphrodite Lift’! This exciting non-invasive anti-aging procedure will use a personalized combination of FDA-approved neuromodulators and hyaluronic acid dermal fillers to shave years off the appearance of patients without the expense and downtime of traditional facial...

  • Restylane® Silk in Portland Oregon and Santa Monica California

    Skin by Lovely is privileged to be one of the first practices in the United States to get Restylane® Silk by Galderma, the product’s manufacturer.  Our location in the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon was selected as the first location in the state of Oregon to use Restylane Silk...

  • What is Juvederm Voluma?

    Lovely Laban, Clinical Director at Skin by Lovely, discusses the newest and one of the most popular dermal fillers we carry in our Portland, OR and Santa Monica, CA practices in the video below. What is Juvederm Voluma?  Juvederm Voluma is a dermal filler, a hyaluronic acid, that is...

  • Why is Belotero Different?

    Belotero is a dermal filler that is used to fill in lines and folds in the face. It is a hyaluronic acid filler just like Juvederm, Restylane and Perlane. Hyaluronic acid is what we have naturally in our bodies that will plump up the face to give us volume...

  • 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...

  • What is Hyaluronic Acid?

    In the video below, Lovely Laban, Clinical Director at Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica and Portland, OR discusses hyaluronic acid, the main ingredient in dermal fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane. In addition to dhttps://www.skinbylovely.com/juvederm/ermal fillers, hyaluronic acid can also be added topically to the skin. Hyaluronic acid...

  • Welcome Holly Gruwell Buchko FNP MSN!

    Holly Gruwell was a Nurse Practitioner at AVA MD in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills with the world-renowned Dr. Ava Shamban MD   Skin by Lovely is pleased to welcome the recently married Holly Gruwell Buchko FNP to our clinical team as an Injection Specialist. An experienced facial aesthetic...

  • 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 &...

  • 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...

  • 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

    New Restylane Dermal Fillers at Skin by Lovely Update 2017: 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, lip augmentation,...

  • Juvederm Voluma XC

    FDA Approved Juvederm Line of Fillers: An Overview Juvederm Voluma XC: An Overview Juvederm Voluma for the Cheeks Is Juvederm Voluma FDA Approved? Early Reviews for Juvederm Voluma How much does Juvederm Voluma cost? Rare Juvederm Voluma Problems Juvederm Voluma XC: An Overview Restoring youth to your mid-face with...

  • What to Expect During a Restylane Treatment

    Dermal fillers can smooth wrinkles, sculpt facial features and give your face a youthful, renewed look. For results that last six months or more, Restylane injections are a great option. They contain a natural sugar compound called hyaluronic acid that acts as a magnet for water and preserves volume...

  • 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...

  • How is Radiesse different from Juvederm and Restylane?

    With so many different dermal fillers on the market today, how do you decide which one is right for you? If you live in the Los Angeles area, visit Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica to learn about the basic differences between Radiesse, Juvederm and Restylane. We will discuss...

  • 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...

  • What to Expect During a Belotero Treatment

    Belotero is a new injectable hyaluronic acid filler with excellent viscosity and elasticity to provide smooth volume and a significant reduction in the appearance of wrinkles. Unlike other dermal fillers, it can be injected close to the skin’s surface without side effects such as skin discoloration or lumps. What...

  • Why people all over Los Angeles are trying Sculptra

    Factors beyond your control, such as the Los Angeles sun, pollution and the unceasing process of aging, wage war against your best efforts to maintain younger looking, radiant skin. Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica offers Sculptra, a unique permanent filler that stimulates collagen production and fills out the...

  • How to Avoid Bruising From Your Juvederm Treatment in Los Angeles

    Bruising is a common issue associated with dermal fillers such as Juvederm, and some people are more prone to bruising than others. The discoloration can last from a few days to several weeks. There are certain steps you can take to reduce the severity or even prevent bruises from...

  • The Best Lip Augmentation in Los Angeles- How Juvederm & Restylane can be used to enhance your lips

    The golden ratio has been believed by artists and mathematicians for centuries to be the most pleasing proportion. In other words, that which follows the golden proportion is thought of as being harmonious and beautiful. When it comes to lips, the golden ratio suggests that the bottom lip should...

  • Spotlight on Sculptra in Santa Monica

    Sculptra is becoming an increasingly popular method for decreasing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in Santa Monica. At Skin by Lovely, we offer this safe and effective treatment that actually builds collagen into specific trouble spots on your face. What is Sculptra? Sculptra is a permanent filler...

  • 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...

  • Perlane in Los Angeles: How to treat scars with Perlane

    Whether caused by acne, injuries, burns, or other conditions, scars can be a source of embarrassment and frustration. Fortunately, for Los Angeles residents, Skin by Lovely in Santa Monica offers Perlane, a safe and effective treatment for softening the appearance of scars and improving facial depressions. How it Works...

  • Why People All Over LA Are Trying Radiesse

    Are you considering wrinkle treatment with injectable fillers but have no idea which one is right for you? The skin experts at Skin by Lovely can help you make that choice. We offer the latest and best in dermal fillers, including Juvederm and Restylane, but one of the most...

  • Juvederm: How to Get Natural Looking Full Lips in Los Angeles

    Patients from all across Los Angeles are looking for ways to get back their youthful appearance, and they choose Juvederm for its long-lasting, remarkable results. Your skin contains a natural sugar called hyaluronic acid, which maintains volume by attracting water molecules. HA is the skin’s natural moisturizer, but your...

  • Lip Enhancement in Portland: How to Make Restylane in Your Lips Last Longer

    By now, almost everyone has heard of the dermal filler Restylane and what it can do to diminish wrinkles and give the face a smooth, youthful appearance. Did you know that it can also do the same for your lips? Containing hyaluronic acid, a substance that naturally occurs in...

  • Juvederm in Los Angeles: An Effective Way to Eliminate Facial Lines

    Those unwanted “smile lines” around your nose and mouth aren’t necessarily a result of smiling. The more likely culprits are aging, sunlight and exposure to free radicals, but with Juvederm, you can kiss those deep lines goodbye for up to a year. With just one appointment at Skin by...

  • 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...

  • Steps to take before getting Restylane in Los Angeles

    New Skin by Lovely patients may be concerned about the possibility of unsightly bruising after a Restylane treatment in Los Angeles. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce your risk. Here are some helpful tips for preventing bruises related to hyaluronic acid injections. For several days before and after your injection,...

  • Radiesse in Los Angeles- Rejuvenates more than just your face

    Radiesse has long been associated with reducing and eliminating the appearance of facial wrinkles. However, your face is not the only part of your body that shows signs of aging. The Los Angeles sun causes vulnerable and often unprotected areas, such as your hands, to age and wrinkle at...

  • Radiesse in Los Angeles – Skin Care Tip of the Week

    Are you looking for a way to do more than just fill in facial lines and wrinkles? You are in luck, because Radiesse dermal filler does more than just help eliminate wrinkles caused by aging, UV rays and smoking. It also adds volume to skin, giving it rich vibrancy...

  • Restylane Los Angeles – Skin Care Tip of the Week

    Would you like your skin to look years younger? Wrinkles, creases and furrows are all signs of aging that are caused by different factors such as UV rays, air pollutants, smoking, grimacing and an unhealthy diet. Plastic surgery is sometimes used to eliminate facial wrinkles, but many people prefer...

  • 4 Essential Med Spa Treatments

    Med spas are a cross between a medical clinic and a day spa.  Skin by Lovely is considered a ‘medical spa’ given the fact that medical procedures and skin treatments such as facial are performed here.  In all med spas, careful medical leadership if provided by a medical director,...

  • How menopause can change your skin care strategy

    When your hormones changed during puberty, your skin changed. Now that your hormones are changing again during menopause, your skin is changing again, too. You may need to change your skin care routine to address some (or all) of the following issues: Acne. It seems unfair, but the drop...

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  • 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...

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  • Lip Augmentation with Juvederm Ultra in Santa Monica

    Stacey Phelps, PA-C demonstrates a lip augmentation procedure using Juvederm in this video filmed in our Santa Monica facial aesthetics practice. Katie, Stacey’s patient, desired a subtle amount of added volume to the upper lip so that it would match the bottom lip, a common request we hear in...