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Understanding the Different Types of Chemicals Used in Chemical Peels Sep 12th, 2021

A chemical peel can target a specific issue with your skin, like fine lines and wrinkles, or sun spots after a long summer outdoors under the sun’s damaging UV rays. But the trick is to choose the right type of chemical peel with ingredients that work for your skin type....

How a Facial Can Treat Your Hyperpigmentation Aug 13th, 2021

Skin hyperpigmentation can be the result of a number of factors, a few of which are beyond your control. On your face, hyperpigmentation can wreak havoc on your appearance and confidence. But you don’t have to live with uneven skin tone and dark spots due to sun damage, acne, or...

4 Benefits of Laser Hair Removal Jul 21st, 2021

If you’ve ever found yourself wearing pants or long sleeves on a hot summer day just to avoid shaving your legs or arm pits, you’re not alone. From itchy and unsightly rashes to painful cuts and ingrown hairs, shaving unwanted body hair can do a lot more harm than good. ...

Wax Your Way to Smoother Skin Jun 29th, 2021

Getting rid of unwanted facial and body hair is an ongoing (and often expensive) process for both men and women. While there are many over-the-counter and professional options to get rid of unwanted hair, some work better than others. Many methods have limited and short-lived results and carry the risk...

Declare Victory in the Battle of the Bulge With Body Contouring May 25th, 2021

Sometimes even your best efforts aren’t enough to reach your body goals.  Whether you’ve recently lost weight, had a baby, or just want to improve target areas on your body that are resistant to the effects of diet and exercise, body contouring can help to pick up where diet and...

Finding the Perfect Combination of Cosmetic Injectables Apr 20th, 2021

Cosmetic injectables like Botox® and cosmetic fillers have revolutionized aesthetics treatments, allowing you to skip or delay more invasive surgical procedures, like a facelift.  The key to a natural, youthful-looking appearance that doesn’t look overdone is to find the right combination of injectables to meet your goals. At Ashburn Laser...

Using the Power of Light to Smooth Your Complexion Mar 23rd, 2021

Sometimes even your best efforts aren’t enough to undo skin damage caused by spending too much time out in the sun, eating too much sugar, not drinking enough water, smoking, and, of course, genetics and family history.  There are more aesthetic treatments and products available than ever, but if you’re...

Want to Get Rid of Your Unwanted Hair? Try Laser Hair Removal Feb 17th, 2021

Just about everyone has to deal with unwanted hair at some point in time. Whether you’re dealing with unwanted hair on your face or body, you know how constant hair removal can be painful, expensive and ineffective.  Shaving, waxing, or using chemical hair removal creams and gels may get rid...

Who Benefits From Permanent Makeup? Jan 20th, 2021

People wear makeup for a number of reasons, and many regular makeup users spend a significant amount of time (and money) applying and removing their makeup every day. Millions of Americans spent between $50 to over $500 on makeup in 2020.  On average, American women spend $300,000 over the course...

Get Your Pre-Pregnancy Body Back With Body Contouring Dec 10th, 2020

Losing pregnancy weight and getting back to pre-pregnancy shape can be difficult and overwhelming for many women. Even with a regular exercise routine and healthy diet, you may need extra help and support to reach your post-pregnancy weight and fitness goals.  As part of a “mommy makeover,” body contouring treatments...

Which Chemical Peel Is Right for You? Nov 13th, 2020

Choosing the wrong chemical peel for your skin type and goals can do more harm than good. A formula that’s too mild for you might not work, while a solution that’s too harsh can have disastrous results. The good news is that there are several types of chemical peels to...

Does Body Contouring Hurt? Oct 15th, 2020

Most people are familiar with the old expression “no pain, no gain.” When it comes to fitness and reaching and maintaining a healthy weight, the conventional wisdom suggests that in order to be healthy and happy, you first have to be miserable and subject yourself to pain and suffering to...

Laser Resurfacing Corrects These 8 Conditions Sep 17th, 2020

Your skin is constantly under attack from external sources like the sun’s rays and environmental pollution to internal factors like the food you eat and drink, certain lifestyle choices, and your genes and family history.  Even a healthy lifestyle and a careful skincare routine are not enough to protect your...

Understanding How Chemical Peels Work Aug 7th, 2020

Chemical peels are a skin resurfacing treatment that removes surface skin cells to treat fine lines, wrinkles, scars, spots and discolorations, and sun damage.  The purpose of a chemical peel is to make room for the growth of healthy new skin cells for a smoother and younger looking appearance. Like...

Aesthetics and COVID-19: What You Should Know Jul 21st, 2020

As researchers, scientists, and the medical community learn more about how to treat and minimize the spread of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to stay informed about the safety precautions and guidelines.  At Ashburn Laser & Skincare Clinic, the comfort and safety of our patients and staff at our...

Laser Hair Removal Has Never Been Easier - Lumenis® Splendor X™ System Jun 22nd, 2020

Nothing ruins a trip to the beach, a relaxing afternoon by the pool or lake, or even wearing your favorite summer outfit like unwanted body hair.  And most common hair removal solutions like shaving, waxing, and chemical depilatories can be messy and irritate your skin. To make matters worse, you...

Get the Swimsuit Body You Have Always Wanted With Our Exilis® Body Contouring Treatment May 28th, 2020

As you may know, even a healthy diet and consistent exercise routine aren’t always enough to eliminate all unwanted fat. In fact, some areas of the body are so difficult to contour and sculpt through diet and exercise alone that even the fittest people need a little extra help to...

Incorporating Botox Into Your Regular Beauty Routine Apr 27th, 2020

Since 2002, Botox® has helped men and women all over the world look like younger versions of themselves. Today, as one of the most researched cosmetic injections available, this FDA-approved anti-aging serum is nothing short of a superstar when it comes to smoothing out lines and wrinkles around your eyes...

Forget the Face-lift: Tighten Skin With Noninvasive Radiofrequency Therapy Mar 30th, 2020

Are you tired of seeing more sagging skin, fine lines, and wrinkles when you look in the mirror? Have you tried different moisturizers and serums, but aren’t seeing the results you’d like? Maybe you’ve even considered a face-lift, but are worried about the risks and recovery time.  At Ashburn Laser...