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Category: Injectables

Say Goodbye to Excessive Sweating

Posted in Injectables

A little sweat is nothing to fear, right? Unfortunately, a “little” sweat is not what worries individuals that have hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is characterized by excessive sweating of the underarms, hands, and feet, as these areas have a high concentration of sweat and odor glands. Sweating is our body’s natural way to regulate temperature, but for […]

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What Is the Best Treatment for My Aging Eyes?

Posted in Facial Plastic Surgery, Injectables

From blinking and squinting to sun damage and the loss of skin elasticity, many factors leave lasting marks on the eyes and upper face. The eyes and forehead are typically the first facial features to show the effects of age, time, and gravity. Unfortunately, they are also the facial features responsible for portraying youth and […]

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“Selfie” Awareness

Posted in Body Plastic Surgery, Injectables, Laser Treatments, Non-Surgical Procedures

Recently, social media has become so intertwined with everyday life that it is difficult to remember the way things once were–a time when women and men weren’t worried about whether or not they were “camera-ready.” Social media and selfies truly have reinvented the way we see and choose to present ourselves to others. This desire to look our best has led to a spike in facial cosmetic procedures across the board, especially ones that enhance a person’s profile. A common spot that patients desire to transform is the area beneath the chin.

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Should I Get BOTOX® Cosmetic or Fillers?

Posted in Injectables

Whether to get BOTOX® Cosmetic or injectable fillers is a common question for patients desiring subtle touch-ups to their aging faces. Everywhere you look there are advertisements for BOTOX® Cosmetic and fillers such as JUVÉDERM®. Restylane®, and RADIESSE®, but you may wonder, what’s the difference? The answer is quite a bit. While both types of injectables reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, they go about it differently, and not all of the areas they treat are the same. The good news is all of them can make you look younger without looking overly-done or overly-made up. When used properly, others may notice or comment on how rested and rejuvenated you look, but they won’t be able to tell that you’ve had anything done.

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How to Lose a Double Chin

Posted in Injectables, Laser Treatments, Non-Surgical Procedures

Exercise doesn’t always work when you are trying to tone a specific area. So-called “spot reduction” through a healthy lifestyle is a myth, and no amount of dieting or exercises are guaranteed to successfully eliminate a double chin. The following four cosmetic procedures can help you achieve a slender and defined neckline once and for all with long-lasting results.

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Top Tips for Combating the Signs of Aging

Posted in Injectables, Med Spa

Everyone wants to look younger. While you can’t stop the hands of time, you can take steps to reduce the signs of aging, keeping you looking youthful and refreshed. North Shore Aesthetics helps countless clients maintain a young, healthy glow. Through our years of experience, we have gathered the best tips to help you combat the signs of aging.

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New Year, New You in Northbrook

Posted in Body Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Injectables, Laser Treatments

A New Year is a time for change and improvement. Most people make New Year’s resolutions to create goals and a plan to help better themselves over the course of the next year. North Shore Aesthetics believe that change starts with a single step. If you aren’t happy with the way you look, you can take your first step forward in changing things for the better. We provide a broad range of procedures that can assist you in creating the look that you desire.

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4 Current Plastic Surgery Trends

Posted in Body Plastic Surgery, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News

Every year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) releases statistics regarding trends in plastic surgery. This is used to look at the popularity of certain procedures and help surgeons anticipate what patients will be requesting. North Shore Aesthetics is always on the cutting edge of modern plastic surgery and we strive to meet the needs of every patient, no matter the trend. Currently, these are the top four current plastic surgery trends:

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Why DIY Lip Plumping Is a Bad Idea

Posted in Injectables

Large, plump lips have always been in style, but the way people have achieved them has changed dramatically over the years. While a few tricks with lip liner and lipstick can create a fuller look, it is hardly a permanent solution. Professional lip plumping procedures can be costly but boast a lasting natural effect. In the era of YouTube and Pinterest, people are sharing their personal tricks for DIY lip plumping. Unfortunately, some of these methods can have damaging, long-term effects on your lips.

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