The Ins and Outs of CO2 Fractional Laser Resurfacing

Hi Trubus! After all this time working at the T+B Medical Spa, I’ve started to notice that clients come with reoccurring questions about our lasers and services. One of the most popular topics of conversation is our Lumenis Acupulse CO2 Fractional Laser. This laser offers 3 different depths of resurfacing – ActiveFX, DeepFX and TotalFX. Clients with a wide variety of needs come to me looking for a… more

5 Celebrities Whose Complexions We Want To Steal

When the skin on your face looks bad, it’s the first thing anyone notices. Scarring, discoloration, wrinkles, and sunspots are all too damaging to fix with just creams and oils.   Once the damage is done, it’s there for good, and time will not heal all.  In fact, it’ll probably just get worse. That’s  why we’re huge advocates for fractional laser treatment . It’s one of your only defenses agains… more

Shake the Winter Blues with a Long Island Medi Spa Session

Okay, enough already with the polar vortex! We get the point, Winter — it's time to stop showing off. What with all the cold, dry air, cloudy days, and excessive amounts of indoor time — we can't help but be suffering from the Winter Blues! Can we get with the program and get back to feeling good again? The New Year just began, and feeling blah is not how we at Truth + Beauty Spa really want to fe… more

Slim Down to a Hotter You with HCG

Hormones are crazy things. When used properly and safely, they can make some incredible weight loss transformations to your body. That’s why we at your friendly, neighborhood Long Island medical spa (that also happens to be equipped with lasers and fat-melting machines) decided to offer the HCG Diet to our clients. No disturbing chemical ingredients We’re not into crazy chemicals like ephedra and… more

You – Stress this holiday season….

Hi Trubus, Can you believe the holidays are upon us again? It seems like just yesterday that I was dropping my kids off at camp, and here we are on the brink of December. Commemorating all the special people in our lives is one holiday tradition that never gets old—but the annual quest to find that “perfect something” for everyone on your list can be daunting. I’m lucky this year to have the Trut… more

You – Fur. How to Treat an Ingrown Hair…

Hi Trubu’s, Sometimes it happens. We all suffer from ingrown hairs. An ingrown hair develops when the tip of the hair turns back into the skin tissues. Here’s some tips to help with safely and effectively get rid of ingrown hairs.  Step 1 - Stop any hair removal methods, at least in the area surrounding the ingrown hair. Step 2 - Lather the ingrown hair area with a mild soap and warm water. Ge… more

You – Fur. How To Get The Perfect Shave Every Time!

Hi Trubus! This one's for the men! Follow these simple tips for a smooth shave every time.... STEP ONE: PREP SHOWER - Always shave in the shower or immediately after, steam opens the pores CLEANSE - Wash your face with a bar of soap or liquid cleanser. Shave without washing first, and you’ll trap dirt and grime in your pores, leading to bumps and blemishes. APPLY PRE-SHAVE OIL - Shave oil is… more

You – Fur. The Truth about Laser Hair Removal…

 Hi Trubus, Using the Lumenis Duet, Truth + Beauty has the fastest, most pain-free, effective laser on the market. Here's the TRUTH about Laser Hair Removal: What is Laser Hair Removal? Laser Hair Removal is a faster, gentler way to remove unwanted hair, with permanent results. Laser Hair Removal applies precisely controlled pulses of energy (electrical and light, with cooling), reaching in… more

Brown Spots? Save the leopard print for your lingerie!

By now, summer may be a fading memory…but, what’s not fading are those darkened brown spots from the late August sun. If you’re like me, you want to make those unsightly complexion blotches disappear—and the sooner, the better. Brown spots are a type of skin condition called hyperpigmentation, and they often form in response to years of unprotected sun exposure. A recent study showed just how neg… more

“Stick 1000 needles into my face? No way!”

Hi Trubu's When I first heard about Micro-needling, I thought, “Stick 1000 needles into my face? No way!”  But then, my inner beauty junkie—and my curiosity—got the better of me.  If you tell me I’m going to look younger…I’ve GOT to know more! For those of you unfamiliar with the term, Micro-needling is a form of collagen induction therapy. The goal is to create a controlled injury to the skin’s… more