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Your Guide to a Natural or Effective Summer Skincare Routine

Aug 19, 2019 Products

Summer is the season when we shed the layers, lighten things up a bit and go with more of an au naturel look. We pack away the sweaters and embrace the beachy wave hairstyles. Typically we even lighten up what we eat, replacing the hearty warm meals with grilled chicken salads and fresh fruit. Many of us often focus on a simple, more natural skincare and makeup routine as well. In fact, some really take the “all natural” concept seriously and reach for organic skincare makeup products. After all, organic and all natural is always better for us, right? When it comes to skincare products, this is not necessarily the case.

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A Guide to the Common Side Effects of Botox Injections

Jun 5, 2019 Facial Injections

You may be a veteran when it comes to Botox Cosmetic® treatments, or perhaps you have never mustered up the nerve to try it. Either way, there’s a good chance you don’t really know what Botox consists of. You just know it does wonders for your facial wrinkles! When used in small doses, it successfully treats a variety of health problems such as

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A Complete Guide to Pure Skin Dermal Fillers

George Bernard Shaw once said, “You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” So by all means, keep laughing and enjoy this journey we call life! Though our laughter and smile displays our inner beauty, it often leaves behind signs of aging. Over time our smiles, smirks, frowns and scowls inevitably affect the volume and surface of our skin, resulting in a less youthful appearance as we age. At the Centre for Pure Skin, we are here to help you age gracefully and beautifully. One way to reverse the signs of time is through the use of cosmetic dermal fillers. By using dermal fillers, we can restore volume and tackle those smile lines so you can laugh in the face of old age.

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Benefits of Male Laser Hair Removal

Feb 5, 2019 Laser

Are you longing for the Michigan thaw and warmer temps? Perhaps you get lost looking out the window at the frozen tundra and envisioning weekends on the beach or at the pool. And then you are interrupted by the thought of the dreaded summer “manscaping” routine. Maybe you are one of the many men who have more body hair than you prefer, and it becomes even more an issue for you in the summer. Or your “manscaping” is a year round issue and never ends. If you are ready to look into male permanent body hair removal , keep reading. At Centre for Pure Skin, we can help you break free from manscaping, nicks, ingrown hairs and razor burn.

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The Top Three Questions You Need Answered About Laser Hair Removal

Jan 23, 2019 Featured PagesLaser

Am I a good candidate for laser hair removal? What should I expect during the actual treatment process? How do I make the most of my laser hair removal treatments? The top three questions asked about laser hair removal are answered.

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3 Important Reasons to Consider Dermal Filler in the Midface

Aug 20, 2018 Facial Injections

Dermal Fillers are a safe, conservative, and effective way to correct signs of aging. The aging process begins with a slowing in the production of the hyaluronic acid, collagen, and elastin that gives us the look of youthful, smooth, and supple skin. It begins in our 20’s and continues to decline throughout our lifetimes. Then as we age, we begin to develop bone loss, fat loss, and muscle atrophy that exacerbates the appearance of skin laxity, hollowness, fine lines, and wrinkles. Most fillers are comprised of the hyaluronic acid that is found naturally in the body and safely absorbed over the duration of the filler. One of the main areas of the face that patients regularly have injected is the mid-face (cheek area). Injections in this area can correct many of the main concerns that you may have with the appearance of your face. Here are three great reasons that patients seek dermal filler injections.

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What’s NEW at the Centre for Pure Skin

There is always so much happening at the Centre for Pure Skin it can be hard to keep up with what we offer! We love it when research meets results, and we are able to bring new products and procedures to the table. Here are just a few of the more recent additions to our menu of options.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Microneedling

ONE Microneedling (a.k.a. Collagen Induction Therapy) is a treatment that causes micro-injuries to the skin stimulating the body’s own natural wound healing process. Causing minor trauma in the upper layer of the dermis induces the release of cytokines and growth factors that lead to the remodeling of collagen and elastin, therefore diminishing the visible signs…

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Four Excellent Ideas for Self-Care in the New Year

Jan 15, 2018 Procedures Products

By: Julia Weston, Marketing Manager Are you making self-care a priority in 2018? If not, you should! Granting yourself a little extra time and some special attention can do wonders for your mind, body, and soul. Self-care is one of the top searches on the internet right now, and there are thousands of tips out…

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Does CoolSculpting Really Work?

Does CoolSculpting Really Work? By: Julia Weston CoolSculpting has consistently been one of the most popular treatments at the Centre for Plastic Surgery. This decade has brought many innovations to non-invasive aesthetic procedures and patients have caught on. They want easy treatments with little to no downtime, and CoolSculpting is one of those treatments. One…

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How about a NOT so average spa day!

Feb 27, 2017 Procedures Products

By Carlie Zervan  on January 04, 2017 at 3:43 PM, updated January 04, 2017 at 4:01 PM With the dry winter air taking its toll on your skin, you are probably seeking spa treatments to counteract the damage. Spas can be relaxing and produce short-term results but if you are looking to really pamper your skin this…

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A Bride’s Story

By: Julia Weston Flashing back to early 2016 I was the brand new to the Centre for Plastic Surgery and trying to come up with fun ways to get people engaged. With the non-stop flood of beauty and skincare information out there it’s always a challenge to stand out.  I had just transitioned from a…

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What is Intense Light Pulsed therapy?

Jul 18, 2016 Procedures

By: Dr Leppink Intense Pulsed Light therapy is one of the workhorse skin treatments at the Centre for Plastic Surgery. IPL can be thought of as a variation on a laser, with the treatment directed primarily at pigmentation and fine blood vessels or redness in the skin (such as rosacea). The light energy is absorbed…

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The Real Story: Skincare in your 20’s

May 2, 2016 Products

By: Jill Koetje-Aesthetician I don’t know about any of you, but as a teen I totally failed in the skincare department. I had breakouts constantly & just when I thought they were going away a new one would start. I couldn’t fight the urge to pick at the blemishes (seriously how hard is it to not…

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What You Need to Know About Coolsculpting: Transform Your Body Without Surgery

Mar 14, 2016 Fat Reduction

  Mlive Blog Post By: Carlie Zervan   No matter how excellent your diet and exercise regime may be you might still have certain problem areas that remain unchangeable. If you are frustrated that your hard work and self-control aren't paying off, you should consider CoolSculpting. What is CoolSculpting? Want results but you don't want to…

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4 Tips for Your Healthiest Skin

Feb 25, 2016 Featured Pages

4 Tips for Your Healthiest Skin By: Carlie Zervan- Mlive   One of the first things that we notice about another person is the quality of their skin. In today's society our faces can be out there at any time for the world to see. It's no wonder that according to feelunique.com, Americans spend more than 38…

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My Big Day!

By: Kendra Afton   It’s Valentine’s Day & love is in the air! At the Centre for Plastic Surgery it seems like there is a wedding or a new baby every other week. This past year was a big one for me as I became a wife to my wonderful husband Brad. Because of my unique situation in…

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New Product!! HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator by SkinMedica

Jan 30, 2016 Products

By: SkinMedica  HYALURONIC ACID (HA) AND YOUR SKIN HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator is the perfect compliment to your regimen. Hyaluronic acid is a natural, "water-loving" substance found in the skin—acting as your body's natural hydrator. HA holds in moisture, keeping skin healthy, resilient, and supple. With age, the amount of HA in the skin decreases, diminishing…

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What’s to love about Ellis Faas Skin Veil?

Jan 15, 2016 Products

By: Jill Koetje    Finding the perfect foundation has always been a struggle for me. I can’t count the number of times that I purchased the latest & greatest only to find that it didn’t match my skin, I didn’t care for the texture, or it would wear off in an hour. Then, a couple…

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3 Basic Skin Care Steps for Men

Oct 22, 2015 Products

By: Douglas Leppink M.D.    The idea of skin care for men has been gaining momentum recently. Men are exposed to the elements too (sun, wind, dry, cold) and need not only skin protection but also help with restoring and renewing the appearance of their skin. In a competitive work place a youthful appearance can…

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