Ultherapy: Where Ultrasound = Ultra-chic

You know what’s great about today’s cutting-edge cosmetic procedures? They’ve managed to eliminate the “cutting” part!  Some of the best new techniques offer great results with no downtime, no drastic measures—and no surgery.  And at your favorite Long Island Medical Spa, we’re not a huge fan of knives. How is that possible? If it “sounds” too good to be true…it’s probably Ultherapy®. Simply p… more

Putting Laser Hair Reduction Rumors To Rest For Good

There’s a lot of weird rumors going around about laser hair reduction treatment.  Maybe it’s because the word “lasers” brings Independence Day-like visions to your head, maybe you fear getting burned, all sorts of things. Well, it’s time to put those rumors to rest once and for all, and that why we, at your Long Island Medical Spa, are here to clear up the misinformation.  We’ve got our myth bust… more

How Your Long Island MediSpa Can Save You Time and Money

Think about all the time you spend shaving and waxing. A recent study showed that most women spend about 72 days of their lives shaving their legs and over $10,000 in a lifetime on shaving supplies. That's 1,728 hours. And women hate this ritual more than any other aspect of beauty maintenance, including tweezing eyebrows. What if you had those two and a half months and ten grand back? What wou… more

Confused about Injectables? Here’s Your Cheat Sheet

If you’re like me, you probably ditched your chemistry textbook back in your school days—and maybe with glee! But do ever feel like you need an advanced degree to make an informed consumer choice about some of today’s cosmetic procedures? Read the fine print in a Botox® Cosmetic ad, and you’re likely to stumble over a sentence like “OnabotuabotulinnumtoxinA is recommended to treat glabellar lin… more

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

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