Dermabrasion

Stretch Marks Treatments That Work

www.ilonashine.comLet’s start this blog on the personal note. I have stretch marks. But I’m not alone, about 90% of women (and some men) have stretch marks on some part of their bodies whether it be their arms, thighs, butt, boobs or the stomach.

Stretch marks are visible off-color lines on your skin caused by pregnancy, quick change in weight, genetics, stress and some medications (corticosteroids). They form in the middle layer of your skin when your tissue is stretched beyond it’s ability to snapback. The collagen in your skin gets weak, collagen isn’t produced as usual, and scars called stretch marks are born. On fair-skin women, stretch marks are usually pink or red. If you’re darker, stretch marks are mostly lighter than your skin tone. Read More

What is Hydrodermabrasion?

www.ilonashine.comIt looks like the popular skin-clearing treatment, microdermabrasion, has some serious competition. Know as the “celebrity facial,” hydrodermabrasion is the latest and greatest way to remove dead cells from the skin to eliminate dark spots, hyperpigmentation and appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. With less pain and irritation than the traditional diamond-tipped treatment, this new technology uses water and oxygen to effortlessly exfoliate the skin. This completely natural combination of micro droplets of water is dispersed from the nozzle at high speed, striking against the skin and thereby removing any dead skin cells with little effort and absolutely no pain to the client, deeply exfoliating and rejuvenating the skin. Its no wonder the treatment is so popular. I personally tried it and loved the results. Read More