JUL 2019

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July 2019 • 55 © GETTY IMAGES elasticity, reduce infl ammation and accelerate healing." Busier clients may prefer no- downtime (aka lunchtime) lasers, medspa mainstays that boast fast results for issues including acne, scarring, large pores and fi ne wrinkles, says Lavigne. These lasers are typically nonablative, meaning that the skin's bottom layers are stimulated and thickened to cause collagen, elastin and HA production, while the top layer may only look slightly red or pink—mild enough to go unnoticed, says Malcom. "We specialize in the Pro Yellow laser, which targets the tiny capillary system that feeds hyperpigmentation. It can also address broken capillaries and build collagen," adds Bryant. Finally, ultrasonic (or ultrasound) utilizes low-frequency sound waves in a three-stage system for mechanical exfoliation, molecular penetration and healing micro-amp therapy. "The device can combat signs of aging, clear acne, manage rosacea and control hyperpigmentation, in addition to helping many other skin challenges," notes Malcom. "It can also be used for cleansing, electrical exfoliation, desincrustation and product penetration." The waves are able to penetrate the skin and reach the second layer of muscles underneath facial muscles, where skin makes new collagen, producing results that are more than skin deep—literally! u 1 . 8 0 0 . 5 6 2 . 5 3 7 7 LED therapy repairs and rejuvenates damaged skin. Lunchtime lasers encourage hyaluronic acid and collagen production.

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