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2019 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 photo to show our work. (The after photo above shows six weeks after Scarlet SRF, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), and Platelet Rick Plasma (PRP), and with regimen of medical-grade skincare.)   Combination [...]

November 1st, 2019|Injectables, Treatments|Comments Off on 2019 Before and After Photos

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 esthetic [...]

October 28th, 2019|Treatments|Comments Off on Microneedling Treatments Compared

Products For Flight in Approved Sizes

When it comes to air travel and skin hydration, you're flying the not-so-friendly skies! Airplane air is notoriously dry—but with a bit of in-flight skincare you can arrive at your destination looking as refreshed as when you boarded. And don’t forget sunscreen as the sun can be especially harmful at your flight's high elevation, and [...]

October 27th, 2019|Product, Self Care|Comments Off on Products For Flight in Approved Sizes

Countdown to the Holidays

Things are about to get busy! Mid-October through New Years - fundraisers, events, parties, lot of photos, family-get-togethers. You want to look your best and we do too! Each year, we get questions on the best times to schedule appointments for treatments so that optimal results are realized just at the right time. (Many treatments [...]

October 7th, 2019|Treatments|Comments Off on Countdown to the Holidays

Botulinum Toxin Products Are Not All The Same

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a one-of-a-kind formulation created by a unique and proprietary manufacturing process. Even minor differences in botulinum toxin manufacturing processes can lead to variability in the final product – meaning potency and efficacy may not be completely ensured. Allergan owns the BOTOX® Cosmetic manufacturing and distribution process from start to finish. Control that [...]

September 16th, 2019|Injectables, Treatments|Comments Off on Botulinum Toxin Products Are Not All The Same

Scarlet September

They call it “Big Red” — we call it a major step forward in anti-aging! For the first time, two incredibly successful dermal therapies – radio frequency (RF) and microneedling – are combined to target virtually any skin issue! Scarlet SRF is an FDA-cleared, revolutionary, safe, short-pulse radio frequency with microneedling skin treatment that increases [...]

September 15th, 2019|Consultations, Treatments|Comments Off on Scarlet September

Skinade – What Happens On The Inside?

Collagen is the word on everybody's lips at the moment and there's a host of supplements available, but the main question is whether or not they actually work. Does Skinade really boost your collagen, leave you with plump, baby-soft skin and does it have an impact on your hair, scalp, and nails? A clinical study [...]

August 21st, 2019|Product|Comments Off on Skinade – What Happens On The Inside?

Our Allison Quistgard, LE in Marin Magazine

Again! Allison Quistgard, LE, Lead Clinical Esthetician at our Marin Location, has an editorial published in Marin Magazine's "The Food Issue". Congrats Alli - and well done! Allison believes that effective skincare comes from optimal products, healthful food, active lifestyle, regular exercise and the balance of body, mind and spirit. This article on six healing [...]

July 27th, 2019|Self Care|Comments Off on Our Allison Quistgard, LE in Marin Magazine

NEWBEAUTY Awards 2019

Fifteen of our products and treatments won! We're not surprised, as we know how good they are, but that does not mean we don't like seeing that award-winning-badge! Here are our winners, in no particular order: >>BOTOX® Cosmetic Also won in 2018 for All Star Wrinkle Eraser. >>Total Eye™ 3-in-1 Renewal Therapy SPF 35 >>CoolSculpting® [...]

June 26th, 2019|Product|Comments Off on NEWBEAUTY Awards 2019

10 Skinade Tidbits

ONE Skinade is not just a collagen drink; it is a skincare drink which contains collagen in addition to a unique blend of micronutrients providing a perfect ratio of active ingredients to liquid, working together to create an advanced and effective anti-aging skin care product. TWO Skinade offers a liquid-form delivery of essential micronutrients targeted [...]

June 17th, 2019|Product|Comments Off on 10 Skinade Tidbits