Category Archives: Skincare


Published on March 31, 2017 by

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PEPTIDES, THE POWERHOUSE INGREDIENT The older we get, the more complicated our “cocktail” of skin care products becomes. With new products and ingredients being introduced to us constantly, it can be overwhelming to try

ResurFX for Skin Resurfacing

Published on December 1, 2016 by

With summer months behind us, it’s time to switch to our winter skin routine and add a few new players! The Lumenis ResurFX is a non-ablative laser that works to improve fine lines, wrinkles, and skin texture with minimal downtime.

The Three Products EVERYONE Should Be Using In Their Skincare Regimen

Published on July 1, 2016 by

With so many skincare products on the market and the aisles upon aisles of creams and serums in our favorite department stores and beauty retailers, establishing a skincare regimen can be quite overwhelming. It seems that by the time you’ve


Published on May 9, 2016 by

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY’S NEWEST SKIN CARE TREND If you have visited your plastic surgeon, dermatologist or skin care specialist in the past year, chances are you have heard of the newest skincare craze, “dermaplaning”. This technique

Restylane Lyft and Juvederm Voluma

Published on October 28, 2015 by

The options for facial rejuvenation have become larger now that Restylane Lyft, formerly known as Perlane, and Juvederm Voluma are available! Both products share similarities in that they are both hyaluronic acids, replacing what is naturally found in our bodies.


Published on September 3, 2015 by

One of the most common complaints from patients is of hyperpigmentation or “age spots”. While every patient’s skin is different, there are a number of products that can help resurface the skin with no downtime. Most dark concentrations of melanin

Chicago Weather Wreaks Havoc On Your Skin

Published on January 8, 2014 by

Chicago has been seeing bitter cold temperatures that just do not do anyone’s skin a favor. Chicago winters are already cold, but days of an arctic freeze and dangerous wind chills of up to 40 below can really dry out

Taking Care of Your Skin

Published on January 11, 2011 by

With the temperatures dropping in this harsh winter season it is important to remember the effects environmental conditions can have on your skin. Windy, cold weather diminishes the skin’s moisture levels; creating dry, cracked, irritated skin. A great solution to

GCPS blog update

Published on August 10, 2009 by

I am excited to inform you that Sculptra has been approved by the FDA for the correction of smile lines and other facial wrinkles, restoring a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance. With the short injection sitting and minimal down time,

Gold Coast Blog

Published on April 25, 2007 by

It has been nearly three months since the tissue filler Juvederm was introduced into the U.S. cosmetic market. My experience up to this point has been nothing but positive. As compared to the other hyaluronic acid tissue fillers, I have