Try Xeomin® as an Effective Botox® Alternative

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Botox® is a brand name which has become well-known for its ability to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, facial lines and other signs of aging. Many people may not be aware of Botox® alternatives that may offer similar, if not better, age-defying results in treating moderate to severe wrinkles. In particular, FDA-approved Xeomin® has been making its mark in recent years as an effective go-to alternative to Botox®. While Xeomin’s® rising popularity was driven in large by demand from those who became immune to Botox®, the injectable’s effectiveness has made it a viable alternative in its own right.

Based on both its use for those who’ve become immune to Botox® and for its wrinkle-reducing efficacy, Naples, Florida-based Tru Glō Medspa includes Xeomin® among its arsenal of minimally invasive injectable wrinkle treatments.

 

What is Xeomin® and How Does it Differ from Botox®?

Like Botox®, Xeomin® is a muscle relaxant made from the botulism toxin that reduces the look of wrinkles and age lines by blocking the nerve signals to the underlying muscles. Unlike injectable fillers that work by filling in the spaces caused by wrinkles, these botulism-based injectables ease the muscle tension ultimately responsible for the line formations. While the two botulism-based injectable treatments are nearly indistinguishable from each other—the main difference is the absence of certain accessory proteins, which allows Xeomin® to skirt around any Botox®-related immunity build-up.

Other than the immunity related variance between these two injectables, the most noteworthy difference is that patients treated with Xeomin® tend to feel less tightness in the injection areas than those treated with Botox®. In a double-blind study comparing the two, doctors and patients could not tell the difference between those treated with Botox® and those treated with Xeomin®.

 

Ask Your Premier Naples, Fl MedSpa About Xeomin®

Tru Glō Medspa primarily utilizes Xeomin® and other botulism-based injectables to treat the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines.

The wrinkle-reducing effects of Xeomin® generally become most noticeable within a few weeks and should last for a few months. After this time, additional treatments will likely be needed to maintain the desired results.

If you would like to learn more about how Xeomin® can reduce the appearance of your frown lines, contact Tru Glō Medspa today through our website’s contact page, or by calling 239-919-7009.

A Minimally Invasive Approach To Reducing Double Chin

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Losing fat through diet and exercise takes dedication and hard work, but even the most stalwart follower of fat-reducing regimens has an especially difficult time reducing fat deposits under the chin. In fact, the fatty tissue that builds up in a double chin is typically the most resistant to diet and exercise and the last to show any signs of reduction. With that in mind, Naples, Florida-based Tru Glō Medspa is pleased to offer a groundbreaking, non-invasive injectable treatment that works with the body’s natural processes to break down and destroy fat deposits in the chin area.      

Why is Fat in the Double Chin so Difficult to Lose?

Technically referred to as “submental fullness,” the double chin is primarily caused by weight gain, aging, and genetic disposition, with all three typically playing a role in most cases. The genetic component is among the most significant factor because it dictates the body’s propensity for how much fat will be stored in the submental (chin) area. Weight gain plays a role because if you put on the pounds a portion of it will end up in the chin according to your genetics. Last, aging plays a role because the muscles in the area weaken with age as the skin gets looser, both of which allow any fat deposits to more easily droop and bulge.  

This aging factor adds to the difficulty of reducing double chin by diet and exercise because there is no way to spot reduce fat. Any diet-and exercise-related fat loss in the chin will be proportional to fat loss everywhere else; however, that distinct loss may not be as apparent due to any age-related skin looseness and muscle weakness. Thus, while the two-inch loss of fat around your waist might be apparent, the commensurate amount lost around the chin area might not even be noticed.   

Your Premier Naples, FL Medical Spa Offers Kybella®    

With the limited results offered by diet and exercise, some people turn to more invasive methods, such as micro liposuction or surgical neck lift, to correct their double chins. However, there is an injectable treatment for double chin that has been clinically proven to reduce submental fat deposits. Approved as a one-of-a-kind treatment by the FDA in 2015, Tru Glō Medspa is now offering its Naples, Florida-area medical spa clients Kybella®, a synthetic formulation of a naturally occurring compound in our bodies that breaks down fat, which is then naturally disposed of by the body’s metabolic process.

Kybella’s® active ingredient is the synthetic form of deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring bile used by our bodies to help with fat absorption during the digestive process. The synthetic form works in a similar manner by breaking down the fat cells it is exposed to after being injected into the treatment area. While results are not immediate, most patients notice a difference within four to six weeks after the first injections. And, because the fat cells are destroyed, results are permanent and no further treatment should be needed after aesthetic goals have been met.    

Your Kybella® treatment at Tru Glō Medspa represents a quick procedure that may cause some swelling, tenderness and slight pain, but most patients are able to resume  normal daily activities immediately after. If you would like to learn more about how Kybella® can reduce the fat in your chin for a more sculpted facial physique, contact us today through our website contact page, or by calling 239-919-7009.

Tru Glō Medspa Ecstatic Over Non-Surgical Facelift

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Naples, Florida-based Tru Glō Medspa is pleased to now offer an innovative minimally invasive procedure that provides many of the same benefits of a facelift. This non-surgical procedure—the FDA-approved Silhouette InstaLift®—lifts the deeper layers of epidermal facial skin to re-contour the mid-face region while boosting the body’s natural collagen formation with the aim of stimulating a more youthful appearance. This innovative non-surgical alternative to the facelift is perfectly suited for women or men interested in rejuvenating their facial area without major surgery, injections or lasers.

 

What is the Secret behind Silhouette InstaLift®?

Drooping and sagging skin are among the leading contributors to aged and tired-looking appearances, which means that any measures that can elevate skin layers into their previous positions help renew youthful contours and reduce the signs of aging years.

Silhouette InstaLift® achieves this elevation by the insertion of internal sutures attached to bi-directional cones that both lift and reposition the deep skin layers of the mid-face or cheek area. These sutures and cones are made of biomedical materials—glycolide/L-lactide (PLGA)—that are well tolerated by the body’s system and used in many medical devices. They are naturally absorbed into the skin over time and help further stimulate healthy skin renewal and collagen growth. This results in a natural looking lifting and renewal of the skin, with initial contouring and increased volume results noticeable almost immediately.

Approved by the U.S. FDA in 2015, Silhouette InstaLift® has proven to be well tolerated by patients and receiving buzz as a facelift alternative with media exposure by “ELLE,” “Marie Claire,” “New Beauty,” “Allure,” and “The Doctors TV.”

 

Your Silhouette InstaLift® Procedure

Prior to initiation of any Silhouette Instalift® procedure, Tru Glo’s in-house Nurse Practitioner Stacey Blake, APRN, will consult with you to assess patient goals, gauge skin condition, and plan suture placement. Suitable candidates for Silhouette Instalift® must have good skin quality that is neither too thick nor too thin, but also showing signs of noticeable sagging.   

During the actual in-office procedure, your Silhouette Instalift® specialist will mark out the areas on the face needing lifting and provide a local anesthetic to numb the area before inserting the sutures. The specialist will then gently insert a needle to a depth of approximately 5 mm, guide it through the subcutaneous tissue of the mid-face region, and extract it at each bi-directional exit point. Once the desired lifting and contouring has been achieved, typically within about 45 minutes, the procedure is done.

Some patients might experience a minimal inflammatory tissue reaction after the procedure. Other potential symptoms include minor pain, swelling and bruising. Any side effects beyond the above listed ones should be reported to Tru Glō Medspa as soon as possible.

 

Learn More by Contacting Us Today     

If you would like to learn more about how Silhouette Instalift® might help rejuvenate and lift your facial skin to achieve a more youthful look, the specialists at Naples, Florida-based Tru Glō Medspa stand ready to discuss the benefits of this novel minimally invasive treatment. To learn more about Silhouette Instalift®, or any of Tru Glō Medspa’s incredible line of beautification treatments, contact us today for a free consultation, through either our website’s contact page or by calling 239-919-7009.

Choosing the Ideal Injectable Dermal Treatment at Tru Glō Medspa

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The passing years take their toll on our faces, as evidenced by the deepening of those distinctive nasolabial lines, the increase in wrinkles around our mouth and nose, and the overall sagging of our skin and hollowing of our cheeks. Fortunately, we can help reduce those signs of aging by trying to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and folds with minimally invasive injectable dermal fillers and treatments. Tru Glō Medspa offers a range of injectable dermal treatments designed to address the signs of aging by restoring lost skin volume and displacing the depth of lines and wrinkles.  

Determine Which Dermal Filler Meets Your Needs

Much like no two faces are alike, the signs of aging differ for all of us. Thus, Tru Glō Medspa relies on an assortment of dermal fillers tailored to address different types of wrinkles and lines, as well as differing levels of volume loss and sagging. Among Tru Glō Medspa’s injectable filler options, as detailed below, are Botox®, Restylane®, Restylane Lyft®, and Juvéderm®. Whichever injectable dermal treatment you choose, we will strive to help you leave our Naples, Florida-based premier medical spa with fuller, smoother, more radiant and younger looking skin.

Botox®

As one of the first FDA-approved injectable dermal treatment, Botox is not a filler, but a muscle relaxant that works by shutting down the signals of neurotransmitters that cause the muscles to tense, which in turn causes the formation of wrinkles on the forehead and crow’s feet. Administered by our fully qualified and licensed doctors, Botox injections have limited downtime and side effects, and can show significant reduction in the appearance of wrinkles and crow’s feet within minutes.  

Restylane®

Tru Glō Medspa recommends Restylane® for the reduction of moderate depth wrinkles and lines around the mouth and nose. Not only is Restylane® a filler, but it also works to replace the skin’s age-related loss of hyaluronic acid, a natural chemical that helps maintain the skin’s volume and elasticity. Along with use of nasolabial folds and lines, Restylane® is used to plump up lips and eliminate their fine lines.   

Restylane Lyft®

Similar to Restylane®, Restylane® Lyft also contains hyaluronic acid to help the skin recover volume and elasticity. The particles in the Restylane® Lyft injectable gel are larger than those used in Restylane®, and the gel is injected deeper into the skin. Thus, Restylane® Lyft is used to treat moderate to severe wrinkles and lines around the nose and mouth.  

Juvéderm®

Tru Glō Medspa offers the full line of Juvéderm® dermal filler products to address different areas of the face. As with the Restylane® products, Juvéderm® fillers are hyaluronic acid based, which is believed to prolong the effectiveness of each treatment.

Juvéderm Voluma® XC is designed to correct age-related volume loss in the cheek area, with the added volume expected to create lift and better contour. Juvéderm® XC is used to target moderate to severe parenthesis lines and wrinkles for an overall smoother face. Juvéderm® XC can also add volume to aged hands. Juvéderm® Ultra and Juvéderm® Ultra XC are designed to reduce and eliminate deep wrinkles. Ultra XC is also used for plumping lips and reducing lip wrinkling.  
If you would like to address the loss of volume in your facial skin, and reduce the depth and number of wrinkles and nasolabial lines, the specialists at Naples, Florida-based Tru Glō Medspa can evaluate your skin to determine which injectable dermal treatment is the right option for you. Tru Glō Medspa looks forward to introducing you to these effective non-surgical face rejuvenation options. To learn more about the Botox, Restylane®, and Juvéderm® injectable products, contact us today for a free consultation, through either our website’s contact page or by calling 239-919-7009.

The Different Facial Treatments Available at Tru Glō Medspa!

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With the face serving as the most visible, distinguishing characteristic of a person’s identity, Tru Glō Medspa offers a broad array of facial treatments to address various facial skin conditions and skin types. In addition to treating facial imperfections such as fine lines, wrinkles, enlarged pores, acne, spotting, sun damage, and dull skin tone, our facial treatments are designed to clean, rejuvenate, and fortify your skin. Choosing one of these aesthetic skin treatments at our Naples, Florida-based medical spa will leave you feeling rejuvenated and radiant.

Tailoring a Facial for Your Skin Type and Needs    

Tru Glō Medspa’s primary facial treatments include the “signature,” “express,” and “anti-acne” facials. Signature facials are customized specifically for each client to meet their facial dermatological needs in maximum comfort. Express facials are designed to provide similar  rejuvenating results to those who just don’t have time for a full facial. Express facials offer a quick and simple skin revitalization touch-up before a night out or other function! Anti-acne facial treatments are customized by skin type, dryness and other factors with the goal of reducing the unique conditions leading to your acne condition.

Advanced Facial Rejuvenation Treatments

In addition to our standard facial treatment options, Tru Glō Medspa offers several advanced facial rejuvenation treatments. These advanced treatment options involve laser therapy, light treatment, hydration therapy, and exfoliating peels. These treatments can be customized for specific skin type and to target particular skin conditions, and can be undertaken individually, or combined for greater effectiveness.

Forever Young BBL™ Light Therapy

Forever Young BBL™ Light Therapy targets signs of aging and sun damage, while also fostering the look of clearer, smoother and youthful skin. In addition to its rejuvenation effects, the device’s light output can be adjusted to remove age spots, freckles, broken blood vessels, unwanted hair and other imperfections. The device has been shown to change gene expression associated with aging and longevity, and regular treatments effectively provide a refreshed and youthful facial appearance!

Halo™—Hybrid Fractional Laser Treatment

Halo™ is the world’s first hybrid fractional laser, allowing it to apply tunable non-ablative and ablative wavelengths to the same microscopic treatment zone so as to maximize results while decreasing down time. The treatment has proven successful in addressing sun damage, discoloration, uneven skin tone, light scars, poor skin texture, enlarged pores, fine lines, and various signs of aging. Halo™ works with all skin types and tones, and provides safe skin surface renewal in conjunction with deep dermal rejuvenation.

Because its tunable, clients can opt for a lighter ablative surface treatment that creates makeup-ready smooth skin within 24 hours, or choose a more intense treatment for longer lasting results, though with more downtime. Whichever scale of treatment is chosen, follow up red light treatment is recommended to boost collagen production and enhance the overall Halo™ results.   

HydraFacial MD®

HydraFacial MD® is an invigorating, all-in-one, multi-regimen treatment that includes an acid peel, exfoliation, extraction and hydration. The treatment delivers immediate, noticeable results with no downtime or irritation. HydraFacial MD® uses a unique “HydroPeel® ” tool in conjunction with an acid peel to remove dead skin and unclog pores, and then applies hydration through Vortex-Fusion® which infuses the skin with creams and serums loaded with antioxidants and hyaluronic acid. The end result is fresh, youthful looking skin that leaves the client’s face soft and glowing.  

If you would like to optimize your facial treatment options and skin care, the specialists at Naples, Florida-based Tru Glō Medspa can evaluate your skin to determine which of our standard or specialized treatments will provide the greatest reinvigoration of your facial features. Tru Glō Medspa looks forward to meeting all of your aesthetic needs. To learn more about our southwest Florida medical spa, contact us today for a free consultation, through either our website’s contact page or by calling 239-919-7009.

Get Cheeky This Summer With Tru Glō Medspa’s Restylane® Lyft Treatment

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If you have deep wrinkling around your mouth and excessive sagging skin around your cheeks consider going deep to bolster skin volume to add fullness to the cheeks and mid face area, which will also help reduce prominent wrinkling around the mouth. Restylane® Lyft is not only the deepest dermal filler of the Restylane® product line, but also the most volume inducing due to the larger size of its hyaluronic acid gel particles.

The increase and deepening of wrinkles around the mouth and nose, along with the sagging and loss of definition of the cheek areas can be a natural result of aging. As we age, collagen and protein in the skin breaks down and the natural fat surrounding the cheekbone deteriorates. A time passes, the sagging skin and hollow cheek affect becomes more prominent, as does the deepening of those distinctive lines around your mouth known as “laugh lines,” “puppet lines,” “marionette lines,” or just “smile lines,” but technically referred to as “nasolabial folds.”

Dermal Fillers Effective Means for Adding Volume, Easing Wrinkles

Injectable dermal fillers are an easy, effective, non-surgical means for replacing lost skin volume in the face, and for displacing those deepening facial lines. The Restylane® line of dermal fillers are also natural, as they consist of injectable gels containing hyaluronic acid, an organic sugar generated by the body and used for lubricating joints, muscles and skin.

Formerly branded as Perlane®, Restylane® Lyft was developed specifically to treat moderate to severe wrinkles, folds, depressed scars, and sagging cheek volume around the nose and mouth. Other Restylane® dermal fillers are used for medium to smaller depth wrinkles and volume loss. Restylane® Lyft is the “first and only FDA-approved filler to provide lift to cheeks and add volume to correct and smooth nasolabial folds.” As with the other Restylane® dermal fillers, Restylane® Lyft is minimally invasive, has few side effects, and little downtime.

Restylane® Lyft Procedure and Results

The Restylane® Lyft procedure consist of injections into the targeted areas, which are usually pre-numbed with a topical anesthetic and/or ice. Patient comfort during the procedure is also enhanced by a small amount of lidocaine, which is included in the Restylane® Lyft gel. The procedure generally takes between 15 to 40 minutes, depending upon number of injection sites, and some results may be noticed almost immediately. After the injections the hyaluronic acid will continue to work within the skin to attract moisture and additionally boost skin volume and elasticity, with full results generally noticeable within one to two weeks after treatment. Overall, results may vary among patients, and most Restylane® treatment plans are customized based on the individual’s aesthetic needs and goals.

Consult with Tru Glō Medspa to See if Restylane® Lyft Right for You

If you’re concerned about the loss of cheek volume or the depth and number of smile lines, the specialists at Naples, Florida-based Tru Glō Medspa can evaluate your skin to determine whether Restylane® Lyft or another Restylane® dermal filler is the right option for you. Tru Glō Medspa looks forward to introducing you to one of the most effective non-surgical face-lifting options available. To learn more about Restylane® Lyft, and the complete line of Restylane® injectable dermal fillers, contact us today for a free consultation, through either our website’s contact page or by calling 239-919-7009.

Restylane® Lyft is Part of Tru Glō Medspa’s Spring Special!

This Spring only, Tru Glō Medspa is offering 2 syringes of Restylane® Lyft at 10% off the treatment price, and we’ll throw in a free gift as well! If you’ve decided it’s time to improve the volume and fullness of your cheeks and mid face area with Restylane® Lyft, be sure to act fast and take advantage of these great savings!

And our Spring Special doesn’t end there! Check out the rest of our fantastic deals:

  • * $100 off two syringes of Volbella Lip Filler
  • * 6 Hydrafacial GLO Facials: Spring Price of $859.00, Package Regularly $1079.00
  • * Beautiful Lash Lift & Tint: Spring Price of $75.00, Regularly $150.00
  • * 10% off Juvederm Voluma Cheek Filler and a free gift with purchase
  • * Free BBL Hand Treatment with the purchase of Radiesse Hand Filler

Tru Glō Medspa Adds Cruelty-Free Makeup to Take-Home Facial Spa Line

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Tru Glō Medspa is adding a new line of makeup to its facial spa product line that not only delivers “customized complexion perfection,” but does so “cruelty-free” without any testing on animals. The award-winning Glo Skin Beauty line of mineral-based makeup formulations was designed to enhance, protect and nourish all skin types, while offering wide variations in finish options and an exceptional shade gallery to accommodate all desired looks.

With almost 30 awards from professional associations and magazines since 2012, Glo Skin Beauty has established a solid reputation for developing high quality makeup for all skin types and natural conditions. With an eye toward makeup that can hold up to the harsh southwest Florida sun, Naples, Florida-based Tru Glō Medspa felt that Glo Skin Beauty’s line of makeup seemed like the perfect addition to its line of facial treatments.

Key Features of Glo Skin Beauty Makeup

Glo Skin Beauty relies on innovative technology and cutting edge research to combine plant derivatives with compatible firming, reparative, nutritive and antioxidant ingredients that work together to deliver long-lasting facial enhancement and beauty results. Among the key features of Glo Skin Beauty makeup are:

  • * Lasting coverage—Glo Skin Beauty only uses ultra-fine minerals in a triple-milled process that creates even, continuous and long lasting coverage applications.
  • * Powerful Antioxidants—Glo Skin Beauty’s makeup bases contain a proprietary mix of vitamins A, C, E and green tea extract for additional nourishing antioxidant protection.
  • * Talc free—All Glo Skin Beauty products are talc free, which helps them provide silky, even coverage that enhances skin beauty rather than highlighting imperfections.
  • * Paraben free—Part of Glo Skin Beauty’s research is devoted to identifying broad spectrum preservatives to ensure formula purity and longevity, so as to avoid the use of parabens, a group of synthetic compounds commonly used as preservatives. While the U.S. Food & Drug Administration allows limited use in many products such as makeup, cumulative exposure to parabens has been linked to cancer and hormone disruption.
  • * Rich color palette—Glo Skin Beauty’s vast color range—“from barely there to beautifully bold”—was developed to account for and celebrate everyone’s individuality, while also allowing for a “healthy sense of play.”

And Don’t Forget the Benefit of Being Cruelty Free

Go Skin Beauty has solidified its vow to never test its products on animals, use raw ingredients tested on animals, allow others to test on animals on Glo Skin’s behalf, or enter into business markets like China, where animal testing is required. Glo Skin Beauty is a member of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Beauty Without Bunnies Program, which PETA established to help connect consumers with cruelty-free brands, such as Glo Skin Beauty.

Tru Glō Medspa looks forward to introducing you to this vibrant, long lasting and cruelty-free makeup by Glo Skin Beauty. To learn more about Glo Skin Beauty makeup, and our complete

line of take-home facial spa products, contact us today for a free consultation, through either our website’s contact page or by calling 239-919-7009.