Blog Archive

Which HydraFacial Booster Should I Choose? Jan 24th, 2023

Around the globe, someone gets a HydraFacial every 15 seconds. That amounts to about two million treatments last year alone. A HydraFacial is a medical-grade hydradermabrasion system with a patented three-part regimen: cleansing, exfoliating, and infusing skin with intensive serums. Instead of regular dermabrasion, which blasts skin with a grit...

When to Consider Dysport® and Jeuveau® over Botox® Dec 8th, 2022

Though Botox®, Dysport®, and Jeauveau® are all neurotoxins that treat fine lines and wrinkles on the face, they aren’t identical compounds, and your provider may choose one over the others to treat your specific issues. At Pure Touch Skin Center, our team of aestheticians is well versed in the nuances of Botox and Dysport use. If...

Here's How Often You Should Schedule Your Microneedling Sessions Nov 9th, 2022

It might sound counterintuitive to deliberately create wounds in someone’s skin to improve its appearance, but that’s essentially the idea behind microneedling, a cosmetic treatment that removes fine lines and wrinkles, fills in scars, and helps give your skin increased strength and a more even tone. At Pure Touch Skin...

You Don't Have to Just Live with Stretch Marks Oct 10th, 2022

Stretch marks are a form of scar tissue. They run in bands of parallel lines along your skin, different in color and texture than your normal skin. When they’re new, they can be anywhere from bright pink to purple, and as they fade, they turn light gray or silver. You...

Yes, You Can Remove Hair There Sep 11th, 2022

If you’re tired of the time, hassle, and irritation of continually shaving, plucking, or waxing your unwanted hair, don’t despair! Laser hair removal (LHR) can handle the job with no muss and no fuss. At Pure Touch Skin Center, our certified laser specialist relies on the Triton laser system by InMode® to remove unwanted hair from...

Do Eye Creams Really Work? Aug 8th, 2022

An eye cream is a type of moisturizer designed specifically for the delicate skin around the eyes. It’s true that some people use a general face cream in this area, but others believe it requires extra care. If you’re looking to add an eye cream to your beauty regimen, hydrating...

3 Ways to Reduce the Appearance of Acne Scars Jul 7th, 2022

Acne is the most common skin condition in the world, but that doesn’t mean its effects don’t hurt. Stubborn acne can leave physical and emotional scars that don’t just go away with time, no matter how stringent your skincare routine.  Healing from acne is more than just getting rid of red bumps,...

5 Signs of Facial Aging We Can Reverse With Morpheus8 Jun 12th, 2022

Anti-aging treatments have moved from being a secret to being all the rage — from ever-advancing technology to an expanded stock of collagen and elastin supplements at your local pharmacy, the wellness and beauty industry has made the fight against aging an all-out melee.  You don’t have to be left...

How Evolve Trim Can Reduce the Appearance of Your Cellulite May 1st, 2022

Cellulite is so common that it’s extremely uncommon for any woman not to have cellulite. A small percentage of men also live with cellulite, but rarely seek treatment. Though cellulite isn’t a medical condition, nor is it harmful, it can affect your clothing choices and your self-esteem, which directly affects...

Which Injectable Should I Choose to Plump Up My Thin Lips? Apr 4th, 2022

Think about beauty. Now think about beautiful lips. Though bigger doesn’t have to be better, fuller lips are universally loved for their youthfulness and ability to take your face from average to gorgeous. Everyone may not realize what a difference a full set of lips can make, but everyone recognizes...

Look Years Younger with Forma RF Skin Tightening Mar 2nd, 2022

The firm, smooth visage of perfect skin is something that many of us take for granted. Between the hours of sun exposure, the lack of proper diet, and sleeping less than any of us would like, it’s normal for our daily lives to show up on our skin. Natural though...

Banish Unwanted Hair With Laser Hair Removal By Triton Dual Laser Feb 1st, 2022

Hair removal is something we’ve done throughout human history - from the Ancient Egyptians to the Victorian English, shaving has traditionally been the preferred method of hair removal. Shaving, however, has a number of cons, not the least of which is the short duration of the results.  Our experienced professionals...

Reduce Signs of Aging and Other Skin Flaws With Morpheus8 Jan 5th, 2022

Taking care of your skin is the best defense against premature aging, but even after you start to see the signs of aging, there is still something that you can do. Although facelifts and other invasive procedures can dramatically change your appearance, microneedling could be the treatment you need to...

Sculptra for BBLs and Facial Rejuvenation Dec 7th, 2021

Winter may be around the corner, but it’s also a great time to start aesthetic treatments to get your body ready for a less-modest spring and summer wardrobe. Every year, the dream of a physique that stops traffic and looks great in the mirror is the goal, but having the...

Say Goodbye to Acne Scars and Uneven Skin Tone with the Microneedling SkinPen Nov 3rd, 2021

Have exfoliation and topical creams and ointments failed to get you the smooth, enviable complexion you desire? Microneedling may just be the answer as it offers noticeable changes in scarring, rough skin texture, and uneven tone. At Pure Touch Skin Center, we use the FDA-cleared SkinPen® to activate your body’s...

Everything You Need to Know About a Chemical Peel Oct 5th, 2021

Have you ever just wanted to erase skin imperfections like lines, wrinkles, scars, acne, and hyperpigmentation? Well, a chemical peel can do just that. The procedure involves applying a combination of chemicals to the skin to encourage the outer layers of skin to peel away damage and reveal more youthful,...

Botox and Dysport: The Secret to Your Masseter Reduction Sep 6th, 2021

Botox® for wrinkles debuted in 1989 to rave reviews. Since then, it’s become a beloved standard in aesthetic anti-aging treatments. Among Botox’s talents are stopping wrinkles between the brows, but it has a list of other uses that can positively affect your appearance, including the shape and contour of your...

Get a Youthful Glow with Facial Contouring Aug 26th, 2021

Changing the shape of your face is something that you do for yourself. If you’re ready to empower yourself and raise your confidence, there are options to treat any signs of aging, memories from accidents, or evidence of acne breakouts. With facial contouring, you have several options to take your...

Banish Your Double Chin With Kybella Jul 14th, 2021

If you can imagine your face without your extra chin, we’ve got news for you: There’s an injectable treatment that can bring you one step closer to the face you want. We rarely consider how our profiles look, until we notice that we have a little more fat underneath the...

How Multi-Purpose SculptraⓇ Can Give You a Non-Surgical Brazilian Butt Lift and Facial Injections Jun 16th, 2021

We’ve all seen celebrities with the dreamiest skin and physiques. A tight, toned backside with a rejuvenated face is a timeless look. Diet and exercise can get you close to the figure you want to pin on your wall, but an extra boost can always help.  The friendly and experienced...

SkinMedica Skin Line by Allergan May 10th, 2021

Whether you’ve experienced the power of a Hydrafacial ® or the skin tightening effects of a photofacial, you probably want to continue to pamper your skin long after your medspa treatment.  Our specialists at  Pure Touch Skin Center in Glendale and Sherman Oaks, California, know your skin is important to...

Achieve Longer, More Luscious Lashes with Latisse Apr 1st, 2021

Thin and sparse eyelashes can leave you feeling less than comfortable with your looks. Fortunately, with recent medical breakthroughs, you don’t have to keep living with thin eyelashes.  Enter LatisseⓇ, the first and only FDA-approved eyelash serum on the market. Latisse can help give you the thicker, longer lashes you...

5 Benefits of Vitamin B12 Injections Mar 8th, 2021

There’s a problem with the American diet — we’re well-fed, but we’re not necessarily well-nourished. In fact, nearly one-third of the population is at risk for at least one vitamin deficiency and 1% of the population doesn’t take in enough vitamin B12. At Pure Touch Skin Center, we believe that...

Take Years Off Your Face With the Sublime Facial Feb 7th, 2021

Nearly 2 million facial rejuvenation treatments are performed each year in the United States, according to data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, making these treatments among the most popular cosmetic options for both women and men. Facial rejuvenation can help reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles while...

Say Goodbye to Damaged Skin with IPL Photofacial Jan 1st, 2021

What is IPL Photofacial or IPL Skin Rejuvenation? A photofacial is a 30-minute procedure in which intense pulses of light are used to penetrate deep into the skin. IPL™ photorejuvenation then causes collagen and blood vessels below to constrict removing age spots, red spots, and other pigmentary anomalies. The procedure...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 22nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Dark Under-Eye Circles Making You Look Tired? Fillers Can Help Dec 2nd, 2020

If you’re bothered by the appearance of dark circles under your eyes, you’re not alone. This common condition leads many people to seek out ways to erase the evidence, so they can feel more comfortable and confident about what they see in the mirror. While lifestyle changes may help minimize...

Enhance Your Jawline & Chin Using Fillers Nov 3rd, 2020

Cosmetic injectables have long led the pack in terms of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. And while Botox® still tops the chart as the most popular pick, fillers are gaining traction.  More and more people are turning to these cosmetic injectables to add volume to their faces to undo signs of...

First Time for Botox? Here's How to Prepare for the Best Experience Oct 1st, 2020

Making the decision to get Botox®️ is just the first step in preparing for your initial treatment. Botox can be an important part of your anti-aging and health routine, but it’s important to know what to do beforehand to make each treatment attain optimal success. At Pure Touch Skin Center...

Where Can I Have Hair Removed? Sep 10th, 2020

Everyone has body and facial hair, but not everyone loves having it in all the places it grows. Now you don’t have to fight unwanted facial and body hair with tweezers, razors, and chemicals. Laser hair removal offers a better solution for smooth, silky skin.  As part of our comprehensive...

COVID-19 and PPE: How We Ensure Your Safety in the Office Aug 19th, 2020

Cosmetic treatments help keep your skin looking glowy and refreshed, but they may provide other benefits too. In fact, Americans who opt for cosmetic treatments to fight skin imperfections, such as wrinkles, report higher self-esteem levels.  But can you continue enjoying your favorite cosmetic treatments while staying safe during the...

5 Skin Conditions that Can Be Helped with Chemical Peels Jul 17th, 2020

As the years go by, your skin performs its job well, shielding you from just about everything the world can throw at it. Unfortunately, the evidence can begin to pile up in the form of blemishes, lines, and discolorations, especially in highly exposed areas like your face. To clear away...

Want Bold Brows Without a Ton of Makeup? Try Microblading Jun 26th, 2020

In the past, improving your appearance required invasive surgical procedures and lengthy downtimes. Those days have come to an end. Now, you can turn to numerous minimally invasive aesthetic treatments to enhance your appearance during a simple office visit. And, they can even address sparse or thinning eyebrows. Cosmetic treatments...

Why Botox Is the Best Cosmetic Tool for Long-Term Wrinkle Reduction Apr 30th, 2020

Are the effects of aging making you feel self-conscious about your appearance? You might want to consider Botox®. It's a popular cosmetic treatment that reduces wrinkles and fine lines around your eyes. With continued use, the effects of Botox can last long-term and help you feel more confident. At Pure...