Your Weekly Beauty Recap // 8/20/2019

A Complete Guide to All The Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures People Are Getting For ‘Instagram Face’ (Fashionista, 6/26) 

  • The relationship between online editing and offline "enhancements" has given way to a phenomenon informally known as "Instagram Face."
  • Founder of GBY Beauty, Courtney Casgraux, notes that clients commonly cite the images of celebrities who have sought out non-surgical treatments themselves.
  • “Baby Botox”: treatment targeting the forehead that is aimed to prevent lines from forming with aging.
  • “Botox brow lift”: focused on a high brow and a wide eye to achieve the IRL embodiment of the perfect Snapchat filter.
  • Liquid rhinoplasty: downtime-free option using fillers to fill depressions, smooth out sharp angles, and restore symmetry to the nose.
  • “GuancheLift”: a mix of Botox and Juvederm strategically injected around the lower face and neck, and under the hairline to create a non-surgical facelift.
  • “Celebrity skin”: from laser hair removal to facial peels, to microneedling and Botox, achieving the perfect complexion is a must to achieve the airbrushed look.


The 1 SkinMedica Serum That Faded the Appearance of My Hyperpigmentation Without a Prescription (Spotlyte, 6/28)

  • Sun exposure from UV rays can cause several skin issues including hyperpigmentation.
  • SkinMedica® Lytera® 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum is the answer to fading the appearance of dark spots and uneven tone.
  • The formula is filled with a powerful blend of ingredients – including tranexamic acid, phytic acid, and niacinamide – to both treat existing pigmentation and prevent new discoloration.
  • This super light product can be applied during your nighttime routine without causing any flakiness or sensitivity.
  • Noteworthy results appear over time and with continued use can lead to even greater results to even out tone.


What’s Skin Fitness and Why is it Important? (Life by Laser Away, 8/1) 

  • “Skin fitness” is the concept of preventing skin problems from developing in the first place by combining treatments with products to “make your skin look great today, and maintain that skin for a long, long time.”
  • Making healthy choices to protect your skin now will prevent future effects of aging.
  • You can maintain optimal skin fitness by avoiding the sun, drinking more water, taking cold showers, applying Vaseline, using a humidifier, and committing to a skincare routine.
  • Preventative cosmetic treatments including IPL photo facials, Botox, and laser skin resurfacing are all ways that you can take your skin fitness to the next level with technology and the help of a dermatologist.