Injectables can smooth fine lines and wrinkles, add volume and slow the hands of time with Self Expression Med Spa’s injectable treatments. As an effective alternative to cosmetic surgery, injectables are a relatively painless, non-invasive way to address signs of aging such as smile lines, deep facial lines, or wrinkles, helping you to look youthful and radiant with minimal or no downtime.
Botox & Jeuveau:
Unwanted effects of natural aging, sun exposure, a decrease in elasticity, and loss of collagen all add up over time and visibly age your skin. However, Botox® can treat both the causes and the effects of skin aging thanks to medical advances in muscle relaxers.
Botox® relaxes the muscles in problem areas where you want to reduce or blur visible lines that have appeared over time. This not only visibly improves the condition of your skin, but also works to prevent future lines and wrinkles, especially with continued treatment.
Wrinkles are caused gradually over time in your skin for many reasons. Your nerve signals are responsible for directing your facial muscles to contract, and the lasting impression of these contractions is one of the main reasons that wrinkles and lines are formed. You can improve the appearance of unwanted lines by reducing the nerve activity in problem areas of your skin. Treatments like Dysport® effectively reduce neuromuscular activity for treatment and long-lasting prevention of wrinkles and fine lines.
Dermal fillers help to diminish facial lines and restore volume and fullness in the face.
As we age, our faces naturally lose subcutaneous fat. The facial muscles are then working closer to the skin surface, so smile lines and crow's feet become more apparent. The facial skin also stretches a bit, adding to this loss of facial volume. Other factors that affect the facial skin include sun exposure, heredity and lifestyle.
AquaGold is a technique which infuses bioactive drugs or compounds into the skin. It gives immediate improvement in the skin appearance and has a patented micro-channeling technology where the needles are finer than human hair and sheathed in gold. Thus, allowing skin boosting serums, hyaluronic acid, and other ingredients as necessary for your skin needs. This differs from
micro-needling by the ingredients to be delivered are mixed in the chamber above the gold sheathed needles and thus a more uniform and even treatment can be delivered. It is especially great for the areas more difcult to treat with lasers such upper eye lids and under eyes, neck and decollate.
Double chins. Sometimes, they’re inevitable and no matter what we do, they just don’t seem to go away. Kybella can help fix it.
Kybella injections mimic the body’s natural fat-absorption process, so you can skip the liposuction. Kybella is a man-made form of deoxycholic acid (a naturally occurring material that helps the body absorb fat) that destroys the fat cells contributing to double chins. So in no time, your double chin will be a thing of the past.
Microneedling is a method that some dermatologists use to treat different skin conditions. The technique involves using multiple tiny, sterile needles to puncture the skin and cause physical trauma. This trauma prompts the dermis, a deeper layer of skin, to rebuild and increases the production of collagen. Microneedling may help address many skin-related complaints, including: wrinkles, scarring, acne,alopecia, skin pigmentation issues, stretch marks, rosacea, loose skin (such as after weight loss or liposuction), and more.
Weight Loss Injectables
Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin, also known as cobalamin. It plays a vital role in brain function and the production of DNA and red blood cells. The boosters give you more energy by boosting your metabolism which helps you shed unwanted pounds. Vitamin B12 helps your body use fat and carbohydrates for energy and make new protein.
Lipotropic boosters (aka lipo injections, lipotropic MIC injections, or lipotropic B12 injections) are a combination of ingredients administered by needle injection to increase fat metabolism and boost wellness. The boosters are combined with a program of diet and exercise to produce weight loss.
The HCG hormone works to break down and mobilize fat stores in the body to feed a growing fetus in the event of famine or food shortage. When a person is not pregnant, the hormone works much the same way, and its actions are triggered when the body
recognizes that there is not enough calories being consumed. For this reason, people that follow the 800 Calorie HCG Diet Plan must follow a very strict low calorie diet that consists of no more than 500 – 800 calories per day.
Both men and women can partake in the HCG diet, also known as the rapid weight loss plan. Just because the HCG hormone is made in a woman’s body does not mean that the diet is limited to women; the actions of the hormone work the same in men’s bodies
Skin Lightening Injectables
Glutathione is an antioxidant naturally found in human cells that neutralizes free radicals, boost the immune system and detoxifies the body. It can also cause skin lightening by converting melanin to a lighter color and deactivating the enzyme tyrosinase, which helps produce the pigment.
Strawberry Laser is a treatment performed at Self Expression Med Spa by our body-contouring specialists. Unlike liposuction, SmartLipo and CoolSculpting, the Strawberry Laser is a non-invasive laser treatment allowing you to shed inches in minutes! The device involves low-level laser diode panels that are belted around a person’s problem areas for a series of 8 to 20 minute sessions. The portability & exibility of the Strawberry Laser belt allows for the treatment of just about any problem area. This includes removing unwanted fat in the back, arms, belly, hips, inner and outer thighs, knees and chest (gynecomastia).
Body Wraps (Slimming, Cellulite, Seaweed, Stretch Marks)
A comprehensive Slimming Body Wrap treatment helps to reduce the appearance of cellulite. This treatment specially designed to precisely act on target areas: bust, stomach, thighs, and arms. Precisely tailored to each figure, this treatment starts with an exfoliation followed by the application of concentrated serums specially designed for weight-loss or post-pregnancy.
Laser Hair Removal
Tired of unwanted hair or shaving? Laser hair removal is a medical procedure that uses a concentrated beam of light (laser) to remove unwanted hair. During laser hair removal, a laser emits a light that is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair. The light energy is converted to heat, which damages the tube-shaped sacs within the skin (hair follicles) that produce hairs. This dam-
age inhibits or delays future hair growth.
Sugar Wax Removal
Sugaring is performed with a sugar paste, which is also called Halawa in the Arabian region. The sugar paste is made of all-natural ingredients: sugar, lemon juice and water. Therefore, sugaring is particularly suitable for people with allergies and sensitive skin. Sugaring is a particularly thorough type of hair removal. The reason is basically because the sugar paste is applied against the
direction of the hair growth and pulled off with it. With this technique, less hair breaks and rather removed with the root.
During the waxing process, body hair is removed with the help of hot or cold wax. For this method you also need fleece stripes to remove the wax from the skin. The wax is applied in the direction of the hair growth, the fabric stripe is placed on the skin and withdrawn against the direction of the hair growth.
A multistep skincare treatment optimal for cleansing, exfoliating and hydrating the skin. Facials are great for anyone wanting to clear, deep cleanse, hydrate and provide an anti-aging barrier for their skin. Different skin care options are available including cleansing the face or back. Along with deep cleansing of the face a massage is given to stimulate the skin and muscles of desired area.
Types of Facials:
A HydraFacial is a medical-grade resurfacing treatment that clears your pores out & hydrates your skin.
The HydraFacial treatment starts with cleansing by removing the dead skin cells and excess sebum from the skin. Next, a mix of salicylic and glycolic acids are applied to the skin to break up any dirt and oil that's clogging pores. Then, the HydraPeel Tip is used to essentially vacuum out blackheads, dirt, oil, and impurities, while hydrating, plumping, and nourishing serums are applied.
CBD increases hydration and moisture, and helps diminish the appearance of longer-term concerns like lines and wrinkles. CBD is rich in antioxidants and naturally high in vitamins A, D, and E. It's also filled with essential fatty acids like omega 3 and G, which are important for the overall health and appearance of skin. CBD is a great addition to skincare routines focused on improving skin texture and diminishing puffiness.
A hydrating facial hydrates your skin. It brings water content back into your skin and locks that moisture in. Those experiencing dehydration, dryness and irritation, acne, eczema, etc will benefit most from a hydrating facial.
Skin Rejuvenation Facial:
Sun, skin disorders, aging and even heredity can all contribute to skin irregularities on the face and elsewhere on the body. These include textural irregularities like wrinkles and acne scars, pigmentation changes like freckles, sunspots or visible blood vessels. In addition, skin may lose tone, feel less firm and lose the healthy glow that is evident in younger skin.
Included in this facial is a chemical peel, skin tightening and hydrating solutions to rejuvenate and restore the skin.
Facial includes deep cleansing, exfoliation, massage, mask and toner.
Treat your back to a cleansing, soothing massage, exfoliation, steam and mask. We will even extract any blackheads we come across to make your back perfect for summer or any time of the year. Great for those who suffer from back acne!
We have many facial peels to choose from, so put your best face forward! With minimal downtime, softer, smoother, healthier skin will be revealed with minimized fine lines and wrinkles, diminished sun spots, and improved overall tone and texture. Self Expression Med Spa offers a number of chemical peels that work in a similar fashion,
using a safe but strong acidic solution to remove the blemished, dead outer layers of the dermis while stimulating the production of fresh, healthy skin. In addition to exfoliation, many of our peels add nutrients and other healthy stimulants to your skin, giving it the
resources to flourish and grow as it was always meant to do.
Dermaplaning is a physical exfoliation procedure. It requires the use of a sterile, surgical scalpel to gently “shave” the skin’s surface, removing the top-most layer of dead skin along with fine, vellus hair (aka peach fuzz). This is a great treatment for pregnant
or nursing mothers who want a deep exfoliation, but are not allowed to use peeling agents on their skin because of the risk that the chemicals will be absorbed into the blood stream, and may be transferred to the fetus. It is also a first choice for patients who have
excess vellus hair on the skin. This hair often causes a buildup of dirt and oils in the follicles, so removing the hair gives the patient healthier looking skin.
Microdermabrasion stimulates skin growth by taking off the top layers of skin cells. The dermis, or deep layer of the skin, regularly creates new layers of skin cells and pushes them upward, where they are stacked together as the layers of the epidermis. The dermis only goes into the skin production cycle again when this epidermal barrier gets a layer or two too thin. This is where
microdermabrasion comes in.
Microdermabrasion can be used to address scar tissue (including scars from acne), wrinkled skin, blemishes from sun exposure or overactive pigment, and other skin-tone issues such as uneven wearing of the skin. Several treatment sessions may be needed for
best results, depending on the nature and scope of the desired solution.
Eyelash Extensions (Classic)
Classic Lash Extensions are a glamorous way to extend the length and thickness of natural eyelashes. Unlike traditional false strip lashes, lash extensions can be worn daily, without nightly removal. Because each lash is bonded with a medical grade adhesive to a single natural lash by isolation, the final result is effortless glamour and difficult to detect even close up. They look and feel so natural that you will have everyone guessing if they are real.
Eyelash Extensions (Hybrid)
Hybrid Lash Extensions are a mix between Classic and Volume individual lashes. They promote healthy lash growth and produce effortless results.
Eyelash Extensions (Volume)
Volume Sets utilize ultra fine individual lashes which allow multiple eyelash extensions to be applied to each natural eyelash to create depth, volume, and texture. They are super light individual lashes, not flares, tabs or clusters which can damage the natural lash. Our individual volume lashes allow for more customization in the look and maintain the integrity of your natural lashes.
There are three types of Volume lash sets: Natural Volume, "The Reham" (which is a thick volume set), and Russian Volume.
Powder Brow Tattoo
The powder fill technique of cosmetic tattooing typically lasts longer than the 3D hair stroke style or Microblading. This is because the needle used in powder fill brows goes deeper into the skin than it does with 3D hair strokes and Microblading. If you are looking for a longer-term eyebrow tattoo, powder fill brows may be the best eyebrow option for you.
Teeth whitening is a cosmetic treatment done to improve the appearance of teeth. Teeth are whitened to remove the effects of coffee,
cigarettes, and other substances that permanently stain or discolor teeth. Medications such as antibiotics like tetracycline may discolor teeth. Fluorosis, a condition caused by absorbing too much fluoride, could affect tooth color. Furthermore, aging also causes teeth to loose
their bright color.
Individual/ Group Therapy
Research clearly demonstrates the effectiveness of group therapy to treat a variety of conditions. Some of the benefits of group therapy include:
• A safe, supportive setting to discuss difficult emotions and experiences
• Less isolation and loneliness when surrounded by others with similar struggles
• Interactions with others quickly brings issues to the surface, allowing them to be resolved under the guidance of a therapist
• Improves self-awareness and motivation to change
• Feedback from peers can be highly influential
• Improves interpersonal and communication skills
• Builds trust and self-esteem
• Ideal setting to practice new skills and behaviors
To gain the maximum benefit of group therapy, individuals must be willing to participate. The more open and honest an individual can be, the more they can get out of the experience. Group therapy is often most effective in conjunction with individual therapy.
Used to treat a wide range of disorders including:
Cognitive Behavior therapy, addictions, anxiety, stress, depression, weight loss, grief/loss, emotional trauma, low self-esteem, relationship, communication and social skills deficits.
Otherwise known as “classic massage” used to support the long-term health and rehabilitative care of individuals and athletes. Firm but gentle pressure is used with long flowing movements for total relaxation. Increased circulation and relief of muscle tension are results of this massage.
Deep tissue massage focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness, and sore shoulders. The movement is slower and the pressure is deeper and concentrated on areas of tension and pain. Some soreness may occur after the massage.
Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete’s sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries. Sports massage has three basic forms: pre-event massage, post-event massage, and maintenance massage.
Pregnancy massage is specifically tailored for the expectant mother’s needs. It is also called pre-natal massage. The mother’s body must be properly positioned and supported during the massage, using pillows and padding. Proper positioning ensures comfort and safety for the mother and baby.