Author archives: Rachel Sims

Botox or Bills: Do I Have to Choose?

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Wouldn’t it be great if we could afford all the filler, Botox and laser procedures we wanted to keep our skin healthy and youthful? Most of us are on budgets and can’t afford to spend an unlimited amount on our face. We can’t let our bills pile up to pay for our Botox. The good news is that you can stay on budget and maintain healthy, youthful skin!  A co[...]

Protecting Your Skin in the Summer

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I’ll be the first to admit that I love summertime and the sun. I know I shouldn’t be admitting that since I’m in the cosmetic business, but I do! I love being outside at the pool, lake, beach, or even the ballpark and love the feeling of the sun heating up my skin.  But I hate the skin cancer, wrinkles, sunspots and other damage it can cause if we don’t u[...]

Botox and Dysport: Not That Different

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I get asked all the time “Which product is better – Botox or Dysport?” Or “What is the difference between Botox and Dysport?” There are a few differences in the two products, but for the most part they are very similar. The products try to accomplish the same thing. As Dr. Brandith Irwin said in the article “Botox versus Dysport,” looking at the two produ[...]

Retinol: An Anti-Aging Skin Care Product

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There are so many different skin care brands and skin care products saturating the market right now, it is hard to know exactly what is best for anti-aging.  You hear of products with growth factors, Vitamin C, or hyaluronic acid in them to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles.  While all those are great ingredients for your skin, the best product to give you[...]

Botox vs. Filler: Which Is Right for Me?

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I get asked all the time what can I do to prevent and correct lines and wrinkles? Is it botox or is it filler?  With the popularity of injectables like botox and filler on the rise, it’s hard to know which one is best for you.  Botox and fillers are both great ways to prevent and correct signs of aging. Botox Botulinum toxin (Botox/Dysport/Xeomin) is u[...]