URBAN MEDSPA & WEIGHT LOSS CENTER BLOG
Providing Beautiful Skin to Charlotte and Nearby Areas of North Carolina
An Urban Skin Success Story
Meet our Medical Weight Loss Superstar: Victoria
Q: What was your heaviest weight?
Q: What made you decide to start on your weight loss journey?
A: I am 35 years old and I just wasn’t happy with my weight and I knew that the older I get, the harder it will be to lose it! So I wanted to make a change.
Q: How did Urban Medspa & Weight Loss Center help?
A: O M G! Urban Medspa & Weight Loss Center has given me the boost and confidence to feel good in my skin...Read More
Micro-needling is one of this season’s most popular services and for great reasons! It’s one of the most effective treatments for the texture of skin.
HOW IT’S DONE:
A device operated by an experienced Medical Aesthetician is placed on your skin to create tiny, non-visible holes to stimulate collagen production.
HOW DOES IT FEEL:
It’s a painless, warm, prickly sensation. Your micro-needling appointment at Urban Medspa & Weight Loss Center includes time for numbing to ensure a virtually painless experience!
Hey, Beautiful. We need your help! UrbanSkinRX is on a mission to integrate the beauty industry once and for all by declaring that there is no such thing as one standard of beauty–certainly not one based on skin tone! While we’re making strides with our line of clinical skincare products designed for all skin shades, we’re setting out to...Read More
Reason #1: Less Sun Exposure
Sun exposure before or after starting laser hair removal is unsafe and can lead to less effective outcomes. Laser hair removal cannot be done on sunburned or tanned skin; this includes artificial tanning of any kind. So, the best time of year to start your laser hair removal treatments is when summer has gone, the fall season has begun—and you’ve taken your activities indoors. September is here and it’s time to pair up your favorite indoor fall activities, like wine and paint nights, Netflix-binge weekends, or football-Sunday-fun-days with a few sessions of laser hair removal!
1. FIRST, KNOW WHAT ACTUALLY CAUSES DARK CIRCLES. THEY CAN BE HEREDITARY, OR A RESULT OF BLOOD VESSELS LYING UNDER YOUR SKIN.
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Darker pigmentation around the eye area can be hereditary, or the result of blood vessels under the eye that are swollen or not draining properly. “The thin skin of the eyelid is translucent in many individuals and therefore it...Read More
It’s true that skin cancer in African Americans isn’t nearly as common as it is in other ethnicities. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, it comprises just one to two percent of all cancers among blacks. But with less than half of melanomas in African Americans diagnosed at an early stage (...Read More
Sugar. How sweet it is—and how deadly! Sugar has become a widespread addiction. On average, Americans consume 150 pounds of sugar each year. The average adult shovels down 22 teaspoons of sugar each day, and the average child consumes 32 teaspoons daily.1 Call it sugar, glucose, high-fructose corn syrup, molasses, sorbitol or a variety of other names … it doesn’t matter—you wind up with lots of calories and zero nutritional value.
You also wind up with much more. Most people are aware that behind the sweet temptress sugar lies...Read More
Congratulations! You’ve taken the first step in revealing a new you! Now that you’ve started our Medical Weight Loss Program, now what? Did you know that there specific foods you can eat that can help with your weight loss journey with us? Adding certain foods to your diet interacts with Phentermine to maximize fat burning results.
Water: The first thing you should do is develop a plan to drink 8 full glasses of water a day. It may sound like a lot if you are not an avid water drinker. Try to divide them throughout the day. For example, drink a full glass as soon as you wake up and another before you head to work. When you...Read More
While we know that Botox helps relax wrinkles and smooth out the overall look of the skin, a new use for Botox is to overcome depression. There is a growing trend among women to use these anti-aging injections to overcome breakups.
As these treatments gain popularity across medical spas everywhere, more women are interested in investing in their looks. The common cure for a breakup used to be cake and ice cream, but it seems that these indulging habits are being replaced by ones that improve...Read More