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5 Reasons Microneedling Is So Beneficial for Your Skin Nov 1st, 2019

You’ve likely read that one of the most important substances needed to preserve your skin’s smoothness and elasticity is collagen, a protein that we all produce naturally. Unfortunately, collagen production slows way down as we get older.  If you yearn for rejuvenated, tighter, and more even-toned skin, collagen can really...

You Don't Have to Live With Acne — Here's How to Get Rid of It Oct 1st, 2019

Acne is a chronic skin condition, but you don’t have to accept it as part of your life — at any age. Whether you’re a teenager or an adult, it can be extremely frustrating living with pimples nearly every day of your life. Let’s face it: For many women, men,...

Save Time and Feel More Confident With Permanent Makeup Sep 3rd, 2019

Tired of constantly having to retouch your makeup, or of having a “bad makeup day”? You can get rid of your makeup kit for good when you opt for permanent makeup. It’s the ideal way to always have your game face on, whether you just rolled out of bed or...

What Makes PRP So Effective? Aug 2nd, 2019

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a treatment that helps your body to heal using its own resources. The name comes from the components of PRP: Platelets are a type of blood cell, and plasma is the liquid component of your blood. You may think of platelets as the blood cells that...

Summertime Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer and Other Sun-Related Skin Issues Jul 1st, 2019

Your skin is your largest organ. It’s also the most exposed. Although protecting your skin from the sun is perpetually important, the increased temperatures and added appeal of outdoor activities summer bring make it particularly important from mid-June to mid-September. Sun exposure can raise your risk of sunspots, excessive wrinkles,...

5 Tips to Prevent Bruising After Botox or Filler Treatments Jun 1st, 2019

At Starkey Medical Esthetics in Salem, Virginia, we understand the desire to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin so you can look your best. Michele Meinhart, FNP, and her team of professional aestheticians are certified experts in administering injectable cosmetic procedures, like Botox® and fillers, which...

5 Pigmentation Flaws Easily Remedied with IPL Therapy May 1st, 2019

While aging is unavoidable, having blemished skin is not. With Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Therapy, you can have clear, young looking skin in a matter of weeks. IPL therapy uses light wavelengths to treat a variety of areas. By penetrating the second layer of skin, the visible outer layer receives...

Why SculpSure® Has Such a High Satisfaction Rate Apr 5th, 2019

Do you have unwanted lumps and rolls on your body? Who doesn’t? Even with diet and exercise, it can be hard to get rid of stubborn bulges. Now there’s an easier way to get the body shape you want using SculpSure®, a body contouring procedure using laser technology. At Starkey...

March is a Great Time to Start Laser Hair Removal Treatment: You'll Wonder Why You Waited so Long Mar 5th, 2019

Imagine being able to wear your favorite skirt or bare it all on the beach without worrying about showing unwanted body hair. Our team can make that a reality at Starkey Medical Esthetics in Salem, Virginia. Michele Meinhart, FNP, offers the most advanced aesthetic and dermatology treatments available to keep...