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What Are the Many Benefits of Peptides?

You may have seen peptides discussed in terms of skincare, but they can do so much more than simply reduce fine lines and wrinkles. They can help aid in a variety of processes in the body and improve your overall health and wellness. But what exactly are peptides and how can they benefit you? What are Peptides? Peptides are strings or chains of amino acids in the body and are generally considered the "building blocks" of proteins. When many amino acids join, they make a peptide bond. The type of peptide made will determine what the peptide does and the job it performs in the body. There are also lab-made...

The Many Benefits of Lip Fillers

As people age, their lips tend to lose volume, making them appear thinner than before. Luckily, your lips don't have to stay that way. Lip fillers are an effective solution to restore thinning lips to a fuller, more youthful appearance. Let's take a look at a few of the benefits of lip fillers and why they may be the perfect solution for you. Benefits of Lip Fillers Lips fillers come with a variety of benefits.  Some of the benefits you can expect with lip fillers include the following: A Little Goes a Long Way Many people think of celebrities or Instagram personalities with overblown lips when lip fillers are mentioned. However,...

Winter is the Best Time for a Chemical Peel: Here’s Why

Winter isn’t always good for your skin. It often leads to dry flaky skin, and because of the effects of the season, you might need to pay closer attention to your skincare routine by using thicker moisturizers and consuming lots of water to keep your skin hydrated. There’s also another skin treatment option to consider while the weather’s still cold: chemical peels. Chemical peels can address many of your skin concerns and the winter is a great time to take advantage of less sun exposure and treat yourself to glowing skin. To remove the dull, dead skin cells that make you appear older than you are, chemical peels...

What is the Right Age For a Facelift?

The time to have a facelift is not necessarily all about age. People have facelifts for various reasons, so it isn't easy to pinpoint the perfect age to have the procedure, but we can talk about the average age and reasons patients seek out a facelift. Your age does have some significance when you are deciding when to have a facelift. The time most patients begin considering a facelift is when they are around 45+ years old. Sufficient skin elasticity is imperative to have the best results from a facelift, so it is typically ideal to undergo the procedure in your 40s and 50s. However, if you are...

Is It Okay to Get Laser Treatment in the Summer?

Many people wonder if it's okay to get laser treatment in the summer. Summer is a time when many people are more available and have vacation time and want to have treatment done. School is also out, and parents don’t have to worry about as many responsibilities. But what about the amount of sunlight that's out? Could that affect your results? Let's look at whether summertime is ideal for getting laser treatment. What Is Laser Treatment? At Zuliani Facial Aesthetics, we offer a variety of laser treatments. They include laser hair removal, Photo Rejuvenation BBL treatment to address age-related concerns, Micro Laser Peel which uses a laser to exfoliate...

Why AviClear Is The Best Treatment For Adult Acne

Dealing with acne can be a source of stress and low self-esteem. Acne treatments that work by eliminating the underlying reasons for the condition can take time but fortunately, there is a revolutionary procedure called AviClear that can help give you results in a matter of weeks. But before you decide on the treatment, let's look at what exactly AviClear is, how it works, and the benefits it can provide. Understanding Acne Understanding the difficulties of acne is necessary before discussing the advantages of AviClear. Acne is usually caused by a combination of variables including hormonal imbalances, genetics, stress, and the environment. No matter the cause, when the skin...

How Are Botox and Dysport Different?

Dysport and Botox are widely used neurotoxins (botulinum toxin injectables) that help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. When deciding which injectable is right for you, there are a few factors that need to be taken into consideration. These are some of the main similarities and differences between Dysport and Botox treatment. Botox vs. Dysport Botox and Dysport have many similarities but there are a few key differences. Here's what you need to know before your treatment: Skin Concerns Addressed Slight differences exist in the areas where Botox and Dysport are commonly used. Dysport mainly targets forehead wrinkles and glabellar lines (frown lines), while Botox targets forehead wrinkles, glabellar...

Meet the BBL Photofacial, Your New BFF

Many people are surprised to learn that laser treatments are becoming the preferred way to rejuvenate the skin. The BBL Photofacial is one of the best non-surgical ways to rejuvenate your skin without worrying about downtime or incisions. The BBL Photofacial can easily be paired with our other non-surgical medspa services or as a way to maintain and enhance the results of your surgical procedure. Here's what to know about the BBL Photofacial and how it can transform your skin at Zuliani Facial Aesthetics. How Does BBL Work? BBL stands for Broad Band Light. BBL is a form of light energy that can gently penetrate the skin in pulse...

Reasons to Use Medical-Grade Skincare

If you’re considering leveling up your skincare regimen, then you might have explored some medical-grade product lines. Although the price can put some people off medical-grade skincare products, there are many benefits to adding brands like Alastin Skincare, SkinCeuticals, or ZO Skin Health to your daily regimen.  Think about it as an investment in your skin.  Here’s what to know about medical-grade skincare and how it can help you achieve your most youthful and radiant skin yet. Better Concentrations One of the biggest reasons that people use medical-grade skincare is that you can find higher concentrations of active ingredients versus drugstore products. This is especially true for anti-aging ingredients...

Exosomes for Skin Regeneration

In regenerative medicine, it is common to hear about stem cell therapy. Stem cells are now available in skincare treatments and products worldwide, which achieves remarkable results in anti-aging and rejuvenation of the hair and skin. A stem cell is a homogenous cell or ‘mimicking cell’ that repairs and replenishes the tissue they come in contact with. Stem cells accomplish this result via the exosome. What Are Exosomes? An exosome acts as a messenger for skin cells. They are accountable for intracellular communication, which is made possible when exosomes merge with other cells and release information into the old cells that they need to rejuvenate, regenerate, and improve. As...

Weight Loss Injection Therapy: A New Treatment for Obesity

Semaglutide ™ was FDA approved in June 2021 for treating weight loss.  With so many media outlets touting it as a game-changing phenomenon, it is normal to have questions about whether it really works or not.  Here is what to know about this new medication and how it can help. What Is Weight Loss Injection Therapy? Compounded Semaglutide™, a form of weight loss injection therapy, is a synthetic version of a naturally occurring hormone that acts on the brain, regulating your feelings of satisfaction and the amount of food eaten. In short, this glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist lowers your appetite, reducing the amount of food consumed. This results in...

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What are Biostimulators and How do They Work?

Are you bothered by lines and wrinkles and loss of facial volume due to aging or genetics? If so, biostimulators may be a great treatment option.  Unlike other treatments that simply restore lost volume with hyaluronic acid, biostimuatlors actually trigger your body’s natural production of collagen for natural-looking and prolonged results. What are Biostimulators? Biostimulators are compounds that are injected into the deep layer of the skin called the dermis. Unlike dermal fillers which simply inject volume, biostimulators work by stimulating new tissue growth, helping the skin to naturally produce its own volume. There is a wide array of different biostimulators, including injectables and non-injectables. Biostimulator Injections Radiesse Radiesse is an injectable...

Your Ultimate Guide to Cosmetic Lasers

If over-the-counter skincare products haven't been working to reduce tough skin concerns, then laser treatments may be the next step. There are many different kinds of laser treatments, but they can be one of the most effective options available for aging signs, acne, pigmentation, texture, and more. If you're considering laser treatments, it can be tough to know where to start. Here's what to know about laser treatments and whether they're the right option for you. Ablative Lasers Ablative lasers are some of the most powerful lasers and work by removing (or ablating) the skin. This is an intensive exfoliating process and can reveals healthy new skin cells. They're...

The Beginner’s Guide to Lip Fillers: What First-Timers Should Know

Are you bothered by or self-conscious about thin or thinning lips? Then worry no more! We have a remedy for you- lip fillers. This treatment can restore lost lip volume or add plumpness while maintaining natural-looking results. At Zuliani Facial Aesthetics we are here to educate first-time filler patients on some things that you need to know about lip fillers and the treatment process. What Are Lip Fillers Made of and How Do They Work? Lip fillers are made of sugar that naturally occurs in your body, known as hyaluronic acid (HA). It’s a gel-like substance that temporarily restores volume below your skin, smoothing lines and achieving  more youthful...

Hormone Replacement Therapy and Menopause

Menopause, the end of the menstrual cycle, is natural, and most women transition through it without major problems — but of course, not all do. Commonly, women going through menopause experience life-altering symptoms from mood swings, hot flashes, and insomnia that affect their physical and emotional well-being. Some of the symptoms are caused by a sudden fluctuation in hormones like estrogen — the hormone responsible for periods — that signal the body to feel and do things that lead to negative symptoms. For example, the reduction of estrogen can cause the vaginal walls to become thinner, leading to pain during sexual intercourse. Because of this, hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...

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What is the Difference Between RF Microneedling and Regular Microneedling?

Skin tightening is a common issue that many people seek treatment for every year. Various methods can achieve this goal, one of the most popular of which is microneedling. Microneedling can be done at ZFA using either a regular SkinPen device or an RF microneedling device, MORPHEUS8. Although both options have similar advantages, it’s important to understand the differences between them to choose the right one for your needs. Read on to learn more about the benefits of each of these procedures. What Is RF Microneedling? RF microneedling is a newer technology that uses controlled radiofrequency energy to gently heat the skin and stimulate collagen production for weeks...

Understand the Differences in Juvéderm Filler Types

Juvéderm is a popular line of dermal fillers used to correct various signs of aging in the face, such as wrinkles, nasolabial folds, and marionette lines. It is a hyaluronic acid-based filler, which means that it is a synthetic version of a naturally found molecule in the body. There are several different types of Juvéderm available, each with its own set of benefits and drawbacks. The Juvéderm filler best suited for you will depend on the specific issue you wish to correct. The location and severity of the condition determine the med spa treatment that will be applied. Dr. Giancarlo Zuliani offers Juvéderm filler services in Bloomfield Township,...

Everything You Should Know Before Getting a Facelift

The skin's elasticity reduces as you grow older, and you start seeing wrinkles with time. If you are bothered by signs of facial aging, a facelift is a solution to retaining your youthful look. However, before undergoing any type of plastic surgery you should educate yourself on the procedure, recovery time, and other important pieces of information. Read on to learn more about this procedure to prepare yourself before booking your procedure date. What is a Facelift, and Who Can Get One? A facelift is a procedure to reposition tissue to correct loose, sagging skin on the bottom two-thirds of the face and neck. While many people of many...

Your Guide to Facial Feminization Surgery

Facial feminization surgery (FFS) is a way of changing facial features to appear more feminine. It's popular with people who have masculine features but want to appear more recognizably feminine. If you're considering facial feminization surgery, then there can be a lot to learn, so you should make sure to partner with a board-certified facial plastic surgeon who can help you understand your options. In the meantime, here's what to know about facial feminization surgery and how it can help. What Does Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) Include? Facial feminization surgery entails reshaping and changing a variety of facial characteristics. Here are some of the most common areas of the...

Rhinoplasty Recovery Timeline

How Much Time Does It Take to Recover From Rhinoplasty? From start to finish, recovery from rhinoplasty generally requires a year for the full, final results. It’s very important to stay healthy and vigilant about protecting your nose during this period, most important in the first six weeks after the procedure. No two patients heal in the exact same way, but there are some basic guidelines about what to expect. What’s Happens over the First Weeks and Following Months? Weeks 1 and 2: Within the first week of recovery, you will have an appointment or two with Dr. Zuliani to remove any splints or stitches that may have been placed....

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