Sculptra: 3 Things You Didn’t Know About This Popular Dermal Filler

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Like it or not, we all age, and as we get older, we lose the collagen and elasticity that keeps our skin youthful. When we’re young, our face is heart-shaped, but over time, as that heart starts to flip down, we begin to get “jowly” from a loss of volume under the cheek area. Luckily, in today’s world, there are various products and treatments that can help us retain that youthful look we all desire. While some of these products can deliver amazing results, the effects can often be short lived.   We spoke recently with Dr. Hartman to get the real scoop on how Sculptra is revolutionizing the way… read more

Skin Wellness Welcomes Asia Cordell to Staff

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We are pleased to announce that Asia Cordell has officially joined our talented rank of providers as an aesthetician here at Skin Wellness Center. Asia is a graduate of The University of Alabama in Birmingham who realized her true passion was skin care. She attended the Aveda Institute in Birmingham Alabama and received her 1000 hour esthetics license. She continued her education at the National Laser Institute in Scottsdale Arizona where she was trained on a variety of lasers. She also studied laser physics and tissue interaction, laser safety and regulations, and client care. She has extensive training and experience in clinical laser applications such as laser hair removal, IPL… read more

Forever Young BBL Skin Treatments

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Written by Dr. Corey Hartman: As we learn more about prevention and maintenance in anti-aging skin care, few treatments have demonstrated an ability to help us find the fountain of youth and not merely correct a problem that has already developed.  Aside from Botox, which not only relaxes muscles to prevents wrinkle formation but also stimulates collagen production, the other treatment that serves as both preventative and corrective is Broad Band Light or BBL. Think of BBL as next generation IPL (Intense Pulsed Light).  IPL, also known as a photofacial, is a staple in dermatology and has been the least invasive way to eliminate sun spots, age spots, rosacea and… read more

LUXE has landed!

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After weeks of build up, our LUXE membership program officially launches today, Thursday, January 25th. Learn everything you need to know about the premier program below and make sure you sign up today. WHAT IS THE LUXE MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM? A three-level program our clients can join for unprecedented access to Skin Wellness procedures and products. We want our clients to love their skin, and LUXE allows them to have the best dermatology treatments available to them monthly for a discounted price. WHAT’S INCLUDED? Each level comes with your choice of one of the listed services per month. LEVEL ONE: Your choice of one of the following services every month and… read more

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About CoolSculpting

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Do you want to drop a dress size or fit into your favorite pair of jeans? CoolSculpting is a fat-freezing, FDA-cleared medical treatment that targets stubborn fat — the kind that you just can’t get rid of with regular diet and exercise. Here are three things that you might not know about this fat loss treatment, which is available here at Skin Wellness Center. CoolSculpting Actually Freezes Fat “Instead of heating the tissue up like other devices, CoolSculpting freezes the fat and allows you to eliminate that fat through the lymphatic and urinary systems over the next three months,” says Dr. Corey Hartman, founder and medical director at Skin Wellness… read more

VIP Members Get Even More Savings in 2018

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We are proud to announce that our popular VIP Card is getting a “re-skin” that comes with even more benefits and savings in 2018. Available Monday, October 1st, the new VIP Card comes with the following benefits: Free Cosmetic Consult 10% off cosmeceutical product brands Botox $10 per unit $100 off two or more syringes of any filler 10% off CoolSculpting $200 off any two resurfacing laser treatment (Fraxel, CO2, PicoSure, & Erbium) Your choice of one: a. 50% off three Laser Hair Removal Sessions b. 50% off three Laser Tattoo Removal Sessions c. 50% off three Vein Removal (Face) Sessions 10% off Kybella Package 10% off Sculptra Package One… read more

All About Microneedling

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Microneedling, also known as Collagen Induction Therapy, has received a lot of press and attention over the last few years thanks to its popularity with famous faces such as Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian. In addition to its anti-aging benefits, microneedling goes further than other dermatology treatments to improve acne and scarring for various skin types and tones. How Microneedling Works As we age, the body produces less collagen and skin begins to lose its youthful firmness and elasticity. In addition to the fine lines and wrinkles that are characteristic of getting older, the skin can become slower to heal, making scars and hyperpigmentation more noticeable and prominent.… read more

2017 Twelve Days of Christmas

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we are definitely in the holiday spirit as we get ready to issue in our annual Twelve Days of Christmas deals. This year is hands down our biggest savings ever so make sure to stock up for yourself or for that special someone in your life. All deals are final sale and expire December 31st, 2018. Please come by either location or call 205.871.7332 to secure your Twelve Days deals. Happy holiday shopping from your friends at Skin Wellness! Thursday, December 7th Purchase an SWCA VIP card for $199 ($299 value) Friday, December 8th Purchase a series of three chemical peels… read more

4 Tips for Maintaining Healthy Skin During Your Workouts

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Paying attention to your skin during a workout is important but often goes overlooked. Truth is, the gym is a place crawling with moisture and warm, wet places for bacteria to breed. If you don’t take care of your skin immediately after working out, you could be prone to acne, staph infection, and other unwanted skin problems. Here are a few ways you can ensure your skin looks just as good as your body feels after a good exercise session. 1. Take off makeup and tie hair back before working out Makeup + sweat on your face can actually cause breakouts. This is due to excess oil building up in… read more

Skin Wellness Center Providing Free Laser Tattoo Removal for Breast Cancer Survivors

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Skin Wellness Center is proud to announce that in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month we will be removing breast cancer survivors’ radiation marker tattoos free of charge. When a breast cancer patient’s treatment plan includes radiation, they have to get a small radiation marker tattoo to help guide the radiation laser. This tattoo can be a constant reminder of a less than pleasant time in a survivor’s life. We want to put our Picosure laser tattoo removal machine to good use and get rid of that daily reminder for them. All you have to do is come in for your consultation in the month of October and we will… read more