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Happy Knee Year!

“I come from a tennis playing family, so short skirts are the norm year round for us all. For ages, my mother has been complaining about unwanted and un-work-off-able knee fat and sagging, crepey skin around her knees. And I guess it’s genetic, as I’m starting to notice it too. What can I do now [...]

January 6th, 2021|Treatments|Comments Off on Happy Knee Year!

Quartz Face Rollers & Satin Pillow Cases

Over this holiday season, two of our product partners are offering gifts with purchase; SkinMedica a quartz face roller and DefenAge a satin pillow case. We wondered, are there really tangible anti-aging benefits to these items? (While supplies last, spend $300 in our SkinMedica online store and receive a gift of three facial masks and [...]

December 12th, 2020|Self Care|Comments Off on Quartz Face Rollers & Satin Pillow Cases

Why is Hyaluronic Acid (HA) So Important?

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally-occurring substance in skin known for its incredible capacity to attract and hold onto over one thousand times its weight in moisture. It is a vital, naturally-occurring substance that’s part of the skin’s healthy matrix. When used in skin care products like creams and serums, hyaluronic acid brings moisture to [...]

November 21st, 2020|Injectables, Treatments|Comments Off on Why is Hyaluronic Acid (HA) So Important?

Microneedling Treatments Compared

Microneedling (AKA micropenning) at Hayes Valley Medical & Esthetics creates thousands of intentional and precise micro-injuries to the skin to trigger collagen synthesis, and through the healing process, improve skin texture and tightness and soften the appearance of scars. It may look and sound scary, but when the best technology is used by trained industry [...]

November 16th, 2020|Treatments|Comments Off on Microneedling Treatments Compared

Marin Body Sculpting Suite

The GO-TO place for reaching your body-beautiful goals faster! Our Marin location Body Sculpting Suite is headed by our own CoolSculpting Master Practitioner, Nicole Territo, LE. She has graduated from two invitation-only Master classes at CoolSculpting University, and she’s treated thousands of body parts and invites you to join her for a complimentary consultation to [...]

October 22nd, 2020|Treatments|Comments Off on Marin Body Sculpting Suite

EMSculpt and Diastasis Recti

During pregnancy, the rectus abdominis muscles, AKA 6-pack abs, are stretched by the baby growing in the expanding uterus. Diastasis recti (DR), occurs in up to 60% of women during pregnancy or postpartum when their abdomen muscles completely or partially separate. It's not just women during pregnancy—any of us can get this condition if we [...]

October 18th, 2020|Treatments|Comments Off on EMSculpt and Diastasis Recti

What Is A Master Injector?

A master injector is a credentialed medical professional, with understanding of the product, of course, and also knowledge and experience with anatomy and anatomical movement. Our injectors practice good judgment and artistry, and also listen to their patients goals and concerns, and aim for natural-looking results. Our master injectors each have ten to twenty years [...]

October 16th, 2020|Injectables|Comments Off on What Is A Master Injector?

Hidden Dangers of Counterfeit Skincare Products

Sometimes "buyer beware" is a real understatement. If you ever feel tempted to buy medical skincare products from anyone other than an authorized seller please consider the following… The products sold on third-party websites like Amazon, eBay and Craigslist might have lower prices at first glance, but in fact have hidden costs, including the risk [...]

October 11th, 2020|Product|Comments Off on Hidden Dangers of Counterfeit Skincare Products

2020 Before and After Photos

All photos shown are HVME patients using non-touched-up photos. Thank you to patients who have given permission for us to use their photos to showcase our work. Restylane Silk and Restylane Lyft After treating lip and cheek area with Restylane Silk and Restylane Lyft Radiesse Volumizing Filler After treating nasolabial folds (marionette lines) with Radiesse [...]

September 5th, 2020|Injectables, Product, Treatments|Comments Off on 2020 Before and After Photos

How To Smize

Smizing, AKA a Duchenne smile, ups your Times of Corona selfies by sparking your eyes over the top of your mask, so your smile shines, even with your mouth covered. Our smiles convey so much - amusement, sociability, welcome - but at this time when we so want to connect, our smiles are hidden behind [...]

August 28th, 2020|Self Care|Comments Off on How To Smize