Monthly Archives: March 2016

ZO “Red Carpet” Peels

Look like a Star with a ZO® ‘Red Carpet’ Ossential Stimulator Peel

Ever wondered how celebrities look so flawless on the red carpet? Having a professional team of makeup artists and stylists certainly helps, but savvy celebs throng to Dr. Zein Obagi’s head office in LA for a revolutionary chemical peel from Obagi’s ZO® Skin Health line. Now you can get the same “Red Carpet” treatment at Northwest Medi Spa.

ZO Ossential Stimulator Peel

It’s called the ZO® Ossential Stimulator Peel and it works wonders in minutes. It’s a quick and easy treatment that can be done in your lunch hour to miraculously smooth away fine to moderate lines and wrinkles, acne, age spots, uneven pigmentation and rough skin texture.

The Ossential Stimulator Peel is designed to exfoliate the skin by stimulating cellular turnover to improve skin tone, texture and clarity. And the best part is that there is no downtime, peeling or redness afterwards; just glowing, healthy skin.

Because it doesn’t cause redness or flaking, celebrities often use the “Red Carpet Peel” to help them look their best at red carpet events.

Ossential is gentle on the skin but strong enough to make a visible difference, brightening and refreshing the face for a youthful, dewy look.

This peel contains 3 different acids to exfoliate your skin and promote cell turnover; with 10% Salicylic Acid, 10% Lactic Acid and 10% Citric Acid. These are known as AHA or Alpha Hydroxy acids – they dissolve dead skin cells and give a great exfoliation to the upper layers of the skin. The salicylic acid works on oily, acne prone skin, and the citric acid gives the skin a healthy glow.

Just one peel give you results, but maximum benefits can be achieved with a series of three to four peels carried out at two-week intervals.

Using the Ossential peel with other ZO products and protocols makes it even more effective, but it can be used on its own for great results.

Ossential Stimulator Peel can:

  • Soften and rejuvenate sun damaged skin
  • Increase skin tolerance
  • Improve the appearance of age spots or freckles
  • Help with the appearance of hyperpigmentation
  • Soften fine lines and wrinkles
  • Stimulate the production of collagen
  • Exfoliate the skin

At Northwest Medi Spa, you can receive a free “Red Carpet Peel” ($100) value, with the purchase of any ZO Skin Health Product. Call and schedule your appointment today!

Are your hands aging faster than you are?

We spend a lot of time worrying about, and taking care of the way our faces look. We use specialized skin care products to cleanse, moisturize, protect and combat wrinkles all in an effort to stave off the effects of time. But we often overlook another part of our body that is prone to pre-mature aging and definitely can make us look older – our hands.

Patients often tell Dr. Nonweiler that they look and feel great, except for their hands. Usually patients do not like when their muscle tendons become very visible. They are concerned about age spots, pigmentation, crepey or loose skin and prominent thick veins.

As we age we lose subcutaneous fat and our skin loosens due to hormone loss, sun and environmental damage. Our hands are always exposed to the sun, environmental pollutants and free radicals. Often it doesn’t occur to us to apply sunscreen to them or treat them with the same TLC that we give to our faces. Hands are especially susceptible to the elements because they have thinner skin that lacks the regenerative properties of higher-density sebaceous glands.

Luckily there is something you can do to give your hands a more youthful appearance.

Anti-aging hand treatments

At Northwest Medi Spa, we combine the latest technology in lasers and fillers to give you back your youthful looking hands without surgery or downtime. During your individual consultation, Dr. Nonweiler will personalize a treatment plan so that your hands won’t give away your age anymore.

Anti-aging hand treatments usually include a combination of Intense Pulse Light Treatment (IPL) and the filler Radiesse. Radiesse is already known for bringing about dramatic results, helping to restore volume and reduce the appearance of even deep lines and wrinkles. Now Radiesse can be used as a hand anti-aging treatment, the first and only FDA-approved injectable to correct volume loss in the hands.

Give Northwest Medi Spa a call to schedule a consultation and find out more about anti-aging treatments for your hands.