Lasers and ultrasound-based skin rejuvenation devices are great and get the job done, but they come with a lot of downtime and some pain, says Marina I. Peredo, MD, a Manhattan-based dermatologist. “They also do nothing for skin laxity,” she says.
That’s why Dr. Peredo is so excited about Cutera’s Secret RF, a microneedling device powered by radiofrequency energy. “It’s my new favorite toy.” Dr. Peredo made her comments at a media breakfast held at Skinfluence, her Park Avenue office.
Microneedling uses tiny needles to create tiny holes in skin, which stimulate your skin’s natural healing process i.e. the production of collagen, the main building block of healthy, yo
Whether the goal is to look better in tight LuLulemon yoga pants, get their pre-childbirth “vajayjay” back or treat more pressing down-there medical conditions, growing numbers of women are turning toward noninvasive vaginal rejuvenation.
In the past, surgery was the only option for women who were concerned with the look, feel or function of their vaginas.
Today there are a host of devices available to treat these issues non-invasively with no downtime.
“The latest energy-based technologies including ThermiVa can reverse some of the effects that pregnancy and aging have on this area with none of the side effects associated with older therapies,” says Bruce E.
You know the feeling. Jiggly skin around the tummy, inner thighs, and upper arms, that doesn’t go away on its own, even with the help of a trainer, a slew of elliptical machines and crunches for firming and toning.
The NEW PelleFirm System from Ellman International may be just the ticket. It is CE Marked for body skin tightening and cellulite reduction and has received FDA clearance for tissue heating and the temporary reduction in the appearance of cellulite. Building on the global popularity of Pelleve Wrinkle Reduction System, Ellman is now entering the body category.
The PelleFirm System provides a non-invasive, pain free RF treatment for the body, resulting in firmer skin and im
Syneron Beauty’s new mē smooth is poised to be the next game changer in the at-home hair removal scene. DIY hair removal systems are nothing new, but until now, they were reserved for lighter skin tones. The mē smooth system is the first and only at-home professional hair removal device that is FDA-cleared and clinically proven to be safe and effective for all skin tones, even Types V and VI on the Fitzpatrick scale.
Why is that so important? Laser hair removal has historically been more risky for darker skin types, meaning that most at-home devices were not safe for skin types V and VI. Washington, DC dermatologist Valerie Callender explains, “Lasers target the melanin within the hai