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Why Toner?

Many of us have a misconception about toner. It conjures up images of sea breeze, burning skin and the inevitable “squeaky clean” sensation. This can feel more like the Sahara Desert than a refreshed face. However, that’s not what toner is nor should be! Toner not only allows medical grade topicals (retinol, peptides and vitamin […]

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2020
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EmSculpt: What You Need to Know

As time goes on, more and more non-surgical options to treat stubborn imperfections are hitting the market. Be mindful that products like EmSculpt are not meant to be a total replacement of an active, healthy lifestyle. They are rather meant to supplement an overall healthy routine. EmSculpt is the first treatment of its kind; instead […]

  • Posted on: Mar 19 2020
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What to Know About NeoGraft

Roughly 1 in 5 Americans experience hair loss with men representing a larger percentage of this statistic. Those who once had a full head of hair may slowly begin to lose their hair and become self-conscious about their changing hairline, the development of bald spots or the overall change of appearance due to hair loss. […]

  • Posted on: Feb 11 2020
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Skin Exfoliation: Where to Begin?

Skin exfoliation has long been misunderstood in the skincare world and our team wants to help set the record straight. While you may be knowledgeable in some areas of skincare, the specifics of exfoliation may not be fully understood. So, what is it? Exfoliation helps keep your pores from becoming clogged, which can lead to […]

  • Posted on: Jan 9 2020
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Laser Hair Removal 101

Hair growth is a natural process of the human body, but excessive or unwanted hair growth can impede many people’s confidence. Thankfully, laser hair removal is an effective and permanent solution to your unwanted body hair. Regardless if you’re getting laser hair removal as part of a mommy makeover in Chicago or a one-off procedure, […]

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2019
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HydraFacials + Breast Cancer Awareness

HydraFacials are a popular treatment at Med Spa, and they’re the perfect treatment for those trying to clear up their skin before the holidays. Learn about why our plastic surgeons near River North recommend HydraFacials today. How It Works The HydraFacial MD treatment is a non-surgical and non-invasive procedure that is able to remove dead […]

  • Posted on: Oct 20 2019
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Microneedling and Platelet Rich Plasma: A Powerful Duo for Beautiful Skin

Microneedling is not a new technique but it is one that has recently gained worldwide attention, especially for its powerful effects when combined with platelet-rich plasma, or PRP. Some refer to microneedling with PRP as a “vampire facial.” We refer to it as magic for your skin.  Details to Get Out of the Way One […]


Why You Need to Wash Your Face Multiple Times Per Day

You can’t expect to look young and beautiful if you don’t take care of your skin. Taking the time to care for your skin can significantly improve the health and beauty of both your skin and your overall appearance. The easiest thing you can do to care for your skin is wash your face. Take […]


Restore the Youthful Beauty of Your Skin with BBL

Has your skin lost its youthful appearance? Over time, our skin slowly becomes looser and begins to sag, which can give you an aged appearance. Other issues like poor skin texture and an uneven skin tone only make the issue worse. Broad Band Light (BBL) treatments are an excellent option for restoring the youthful beauty […]


Restoring the Beauty of Your Skin After a Long Summer

Now that summer is almost over, have you noticed what all the sun exposure has done to your skin? The sun can cause a lot of damage to your skin, even if you’re diligent about applying sunscreen every time you go outside. At The Med Spa, we know how harsh the sun can be on […]



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