Blog Archive

You Don't Have to Live with Adult Acne: We Have Solutions! Oct 12th, 2020

The common skin condition known as acne is usually associated with teenagers dealing with hormonal changes.  But adults deal with acne, too. It comes in different forms and can happen for a variety of reasons.  Peach Skin & Laser helps patients in the Yuma and Tucson, Arizona, areas with cutting-edge...

How Intense Pulsed Light Works to Erase Summer Sun Damage Sep 30th, 2020

Summer is a fun time to be out in the warm, bright light of day, but too much sun can cause a lot of problems.  About 90% of skin aging is caused by the sun, and getting multiple sunburns can create worse problems over time. Along with sunburn, overexposure to...

Hair Removal: Ditch your Razor for Laser Aug 27th, 2020

Skin mowing is a painful game. And we mean agonizing waxes, or cut and nicks. Of late, laser treatment has become a sublime feat. Ever-evolving, 2020's laser tech is The prodigal solution for semi-permanent hair removal. Quit the folly with follicles! Here's the 101 on laser hair removal.   What...

How to Make Botox Results Last Longer Aug 26th, 2020

Aging is a fact of life but looking your age isn’t! “Keep calm and get Botox”, they say. But what if the recent lockdown has rendered both impossible? Is there a way you can prolong the magical effects of expensive injections during the syringe hiatus? We sought advice board-certified advice...

Tattoo Removal: The Good, Bad & the Evil Aug 26th, 2020

Young and stupid, everyone's been there! What was the worse decision you made then? For many, it’s that passé tramp stamp or an old sweetheart’s name. One in five adults own inks and one in five of those regret doing so. From impulsive sexy to repulsive trashy, it seems the...

Fight Maskne - The New Acne Aug 26th, 2020

Headed out for caffeine? Don’t forget your coughy filter! Wear a mask, they say. But with great responsibility, comes maskne hostility. Skin irritation has gone mainstream because of the pandemic. Alleviate your vexation with our dermatologist-approved advice.   What’s Maskne Acne mechanica or maskne, is a skin breakout caused by...

Chemical Peels: The Secret to Perfect Skin Aug 26th, 2020

The secret to fast, flawless skin in 2020 is the chemical peel treatment. Chemical peels were the most popular skin treatment available in the late 90s, and these amazing treatments have been rediscovered, and are once again growing in popularity.    What are Chemical Peels? Chemical peels use acids that...

Top Don't-Try-This-at-Home Treatments Aug 26th, 2020

As in-office beauty appointments remain canceled, we know temptations to tamper with home treatments are simmering. But unlike regretfully chopped bangs that grow back, there are skin DIYs that can cause permanent damage such as scars, hyperpigmentation, and breakouts. Deemed professionals only, here are the top no-nos of home treatments.   #1:...

The Risk of Vascular Occlusion with Fillers Aug 26th, 2020

Life is short, just buy the face, they say. What would you like to change about yours? Stowing away fancy makeup and killer stilettos for the lockdown does not destroy big dreams for little needles. While plastic surgeon offices lay bare, it’s the best time to read up on the...

What is a Thread Lift? Aug 26th, 2020

Two chins are better than one? Never! Nobody wants a slack turkey chin or droopy cheeks. Age might breed wisdom, but the fight against gravity is real for everyone. Thankfully, a quick “lunchtime” lift may be all you need to stay youthful!   What is a Thread Lift? Unlike a...

Why are CO2 Lasers Making a Comeback? Aug 26th, 2020

Old is the new nifty, and retro will always come back swinging! Not just vintage bell-bottoms, we’re talking about the reboot of your very own skin. The classic technology of carbon dioxide (CO2) laser treatment has become a rousing trend with millennials. Today, beauty buffs look to its promises of...

Defeating Dark Circles Aug 26th, 2020

Fifty shades of dark around your tressed blinkers? Sadly, adulting is when dark eye circles get bigger than friend circles. Slumber in adulthood is a gift that just doesn’t keep on giving. Even though hangovers can cause the panda syndrome, screaming bosses certainly don’t help. Are you in an eternal wrangle...

Sun-Damage Control: Skin Resurfacing Laser vs IPL Photofacial Aug 26th, 2020

All hail glorious summer, the time to load up on some vitamin sea! Dream a little dream as you may, every goddess endeavors to bask in adulations of “there she glows!”. Meanwhile, a little conscience sits vigil, reminding thee of unsightly spots, ruddiness, and angry creases. We say the successful...

Missed Your Botox Appointment While in Quarantine? No problem! Aug 26th, 2020

Let’s face it! We’re all driving each other nuts in close quarters. No surprise, new frown lines are burrowing through with emotional muscles in full swing. Worse still, cosmetic clinics are closed! Cease your quan-tripping as we bring you some solace from certified experts! Myth #1: Missed Sessions Mean Instantaneous...

PiQo4 Laser Is the Game Changer treatment for Hyperpigmentation for All Skin Tones Aug 26th, 2020

Your skin weathers you through life. But if you could go into the future to "delete" your skin's past, would you? The American Academy of Dermatology has unveiled future-catapulting laser treatment results in PiQo4 technology from Lumenis. Let's go skin deep to discover the pigment erasing miracle!   What Is...

September - October 2020 Member Specials Aug 24th, 2020

September - October Promotions: Laser Hair Removal - 1 Area >  6 sessions > $294 Laser Hair Removal - 2 Areas >  6 sessions > $510 Laser Hair Removal - 3 Areas >  6 sessions > $726  PIQO > 2 sessions > $198 IPL Photofacial > 3 sessions > $207 Microneedling > 2 treatments >  $290 Peach Lift (PDO) > 1 treatment > $800 Chemical Peels / OxyGeneo...

July and August Member Promotions - 2020 Jul 10th, 2020

Happy Hour Botox 20 units for $160 40 units for $320 45 units + Wrinkle Correctino RX for $360 Happy Hour Filler Lip (Versa) for $399 Cheek (Vollure) for $450 Cheek (Radiesse) for $490 Laser Hair Removal - Single Area 3 sessions for $159 6 sessions + PCA Body SPF...

6 Summertime Skin Care Tips Jul 9th, 2020

In addition to being your body’s largest organ, your skin plays many important roles in keeping your body healthy.  It protects you from germs, regulates your temperature, helps maintain your immune system, allows you to feel objects, and supports most functions of your body. So caring for your skin means...

It's Never Too Late to Start Laser Hair Removal Jun 24th, 2020

June has arrived, and with it, warm weather and lots of sun. And when you step outside to enjoy the summer weather, you want to look your best.  If removing unwanted hair is part of looking your best, then laser hair removal is a safe and simple solution to get...

Current Open Positions Jun 22nd, 2020

Assistant Manager Location: Tucson Hours: Full Time Description: Peach Skin & Laser is in need of a motivated, positive, and hard working assistant manager who is passionate about business and beauty. As an assistant manager, you will be helping lead the clinic in delivering the Peach experience. This includes a wide...

Peach Skin & Laser Yuma is Hiring - Practice Manager May 21st, 2020

The Practice Manager is responsible for administering, directing, planning and coordinating all activities in the practice. The Practice Manager effectively utilizes and demonstrates knowledge of human resources, organizational and clinical office policies, procedures and systems; knowledge of medical practices, fiscal management, knowledge of computer systems, spreadsheet and financial systems programs...

How Does Tattoo Removal Feel? May 13th, 2020

Tattoos are as popular as ever, with 30% of Americans sporting at least one tattoo. But a lot of people get tattoos they later regret, whether it’s the name of your ex (or worse — their nickname) or a tattoo that just no longer makes sense.  At least you have...

May - June 2020 Happy Hour Dates Apr 27th, 2020

Clients with a loyalty membership can take advantage of our scheduled happy hour dates. During these dates, clients receive very good deals on Botox, Xeomin, fillers, and other aesthetic procedures. What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions,...

May - June 2020 Member Promotions Apr 27th, 2020

What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions, flexible scheduling, and rewards.  Promotions for May - June 2020 Aesthetician OxyGeneo > $69 PCA Peel > $69 Dermaplaning > $69 Laser Hair Removal 6 Sessions + 1 Dermaplaning = $294...

Is At-home Laser Hair Removal Effective? Apr 21st, 2020

“I love how prickly your skin feels.” said no one ever! Did you know that the average modern woman shaves 7,718 times in one lifetime? That’s a whole lot of bristling, ingrown hairs, and skin irritation. Thankfully laser treatments have rendered razors obsolete. If you’re already a firm laser believer, the marketability...

How to Shrink Your Pore Size? You Can't! Apr 14th, 2020

What’s your pore score? We all desire flawless, fine porcelain skin. And thanks to the science of beauty, we are now a step closer. But some conundrums are still yet to be solved. Such include the impossibility of shrinking your pore size. Let’s dive skin deep to explore the science...

April 2020 Member Loyalty Promotions Mar 24th, 2020

What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions, flexible scheduling, and rewards.  Promotions for April 2020 Aesthetician OxyGeneo > $69 PCA Peel > $69 Dermaplaning > $69 Laser Hair Removal 6 Sessions + 1 Dermaplaning = $294 8 Sessions...

Happy Hour Dates for April 2020 Mar 18th, 2020

Clients with a loyalty membership can take advantage of our scheduled happy hour dates. During these dates, clients receive very good deals on Botox, Xeomin, fillers, and other aesthetic procedures. What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions,...

March 2020 Happy Hour Dates Mar 9th, 2020

Clients with a loyalty membership can take advantage of our scheduled happy hour dates. During these dates, clients receive very good deals on Botox, Xeomin, fillers, and other aesthetic procedures. What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions,...

March 2020 Loyalty Membership Promotions Mar 5th, 2020

What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions, flexible scheduling, and rewards.  Promotions for March 2020 Laser Hair Removal > 3 sessions + 1 FREE OxyGeneo/Peel > $147 Laser Hair Removal > 6 sessions + 2 FREE OxyGeneo/Peel >...

Say Goodbye to Unsightly Scars With AcuPulse™ Fractional Resurfacing Mar 1st, 2020

Beauty treatments have changed a lot over the years, with skincare alone going from chemical peels to laser facials in less than a decade.  But when you want to get rid of things like acne scars, wrinkles, and other imperfections, what should you use? If you’re done with creams and...

5 Pigmentation Flaws Easily Remedied With IPL Therapy Feb 1st, 2020

Skin blemishes are very common, and people of all ages can be affected by them. You’re probably tired of searching for an over-the-counter solution that will actually get rid of your skin condition.   But you might not be familiar with Intense Pulse Light (IPL) therapy and what it can do...

February 2020 Happy Hour Dates Jan 23rd, 2020

Clients with a loyalty membership can take advantage of our scheduled happy hour dates. During these dates, clients receive very good deals on Botox, Xeomin, fillers, and other aesthetic procedures. What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions,...

February 2020 Member Loyalty Promotions Jan 23rd, 2020

What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions, flexible scheduling, and rewards.  Promotions for February 2020 Laser Hair Removal > 3 sessions + 1 FREE OxyGeneo/Peel > $147 Laser Hair Removal > 6 sessions + 2 FREE OxyGeneo/Peel >...

"I got laser tattoo removal and this was my experience." Jan 18th, 2020

The newest addition to Peach Skin & Laser is the Lumenis PIQO4. In typical Peach fashion, we held a clinical training session to ensure safety and optimal results. I volunteered to be a model because I have a tattoo on my foot that I have been wanting to get rid...

January 2020 Member Loyalty Promotions Jan 7th, 2020

What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions, flexible scheduling, and rewards.  Promotions for January 2020 Laser Hair Removal - Single Area 6 sessions + NIA Sunscreen - $294 Versa Offer Buy 1, get one 50% off  Microneedling...

January 2020 Happy Hour Dates Jan 7th, 2020

Clients with a loyalty membership can take advantage of our scheduled happy hour dates. During these dates, clients receive very good deals on Botox, Xeomin, fillers, and other aesthetic procedures. What is a loyalty membership? Clients become members by purchasing an annual membership of $59.99. This gives clients special promotions,...

Start Laser Hair Removal Now and Be Pool Ready by Summer Dec 31st, 2019

Dreaming of a summer where constant hair removal isn’t a necessity? If you’re tired of waxing, shaving, and plucking, maybe it’s time to consider laser hair removal. It’s a safe, effective way to achieve hairless legs, pits, and bikini lines, and multiple treatments can reduce or remove your hair’s ability...

Bringing the best technology: OxyGeneo Dec 29th, 2019

The OxyGeneo 3-in-1 Super Facial is the most sought-after facial treatment in Canada. It is an innovative facial treatment that simultaneously provides (1) Exfoliation (2) Infusion (3) Oxygenation.  

Unlock Your Skin's Own Healing Power with Laser Rejuvenation Dec 26th, 2019

Are you searching for a wrinkle reduction treatment that's safe, long-lasting, and doesn't require you to disappear from society for months while you recover? Everyone wants to look healthy and young, but how far are you willing to go to get wrinkle-free skin? Historically, the most effective methods to reduce...

Botox vs. Fillers: Which Treatment Is Best for Me? Dec 2nd, 2019

Botox® and dermal fillers both diminish the noticeable signs of aging. Botox reduces the appearance of wrinkles, while fillers replace lost volume under the skin. Together, the two popular treatments counteract aging skin by improving tone and elasticity.  The best part? Neither requires the long recovery or expense of a...

Why don't wrinkle injections get rid of my wrinkles?! Oct 12th, 2019

As providers of Neurotoxin Injections AKA “Wrinkle Injections”, we often hear patients say that they want Botox/Xeomin to smooth out their fine lines and wrinkles. We’re going to give a brief overview of why this isn’t actually possible.  Think of your skin as PAPER - yes, we know that’s not...

Xeomin®: Have You Heard of Her? Oct 9th, 2019

Botox has become such a common term for all neurotoxin treatments that we often forget there are other brands out there. Our focus will be on Xeomin today!  While years younger than Botox (Xeomin was approved in 2012), Xeomin is a more purified form of Botox Cosmetic. It uses an...

The Truth About Botox Sep 9th, 2019

Botox Cosmetic is America’s number one non-invasive cosmetic treatment. It garners great reviews, great results, and affordable access. With its ever-increasing popularity, sometimes we forget a few truths about this mainstream treatment.  Truth #1: A full treatment is 84 units According to the studies submitted to the FDA by Allergan,...

Botched Filler Sep 1st, 2019

In Spanish, we have a saying, it goes “lo barato sale caro” - so bear with us while we explain.  This morning FOX News reported that several women in the Maricopa county area had severe complications due to filler that was administered in a HOME by an unknown woman! Yes,...

Bye Bad Skin! Aug 22nd, 2019

What is the AcuPulse CO2 Laser?  AcuPulse™ is a complete ablative resurfacing laser, featuring state of the art technology for all aesthetic resurfacing needs Ablative laser?  Ablative lasers refers to the type of laser that is removing the top layer of skin to remove imperfections and reveal new, healthy skin. ...

Is Testosterone and Hormone Therapy Safe for My Heart? Aug 18th, 2019

Estrogen and Testosterone are the two primary hormones that have a variety of effects in the body. Estrogen is mainly produced by the ovaries where as testosterone is primary produced by the testes.  Important functions of these hormones:  Sexual function Bone structure Sleep cycles Brain health Body mass Many people...

How much hair should be reduced after my first laser hair removal session? Aug 13th, 2019

The simple answer is 5 – 10%. Yes, that is correct. Only about 5-10% of hair is affected by the laser on any given treatment. The reasons are quite easy to understand. The primary goal of laser hair removal is not to zap the hair but to zap the blood...

Question: Do LED or UV lamps at nail salons increase the risk of skin cancer? Aug 6th, 2019

Question: Do LED or UV lamps at nail salons increase the risk of skin cancer? Like tanning beds, the light boxes used in a traditional nail salon setting has brought some concern to nail salon goers. Nail boxes, like tanning beds, also emit UV radiation which can increase the risk...

How do I choose the right SPF? Jul 25th, 2019

First, let’s explain sunscreen.  What does SPF stand for and what does it mean?  SPF is the “sun protection factor” and it is a relative measure of how long a sunscreen will protect you from UVB rays. What are the differences between UVB and UVA rays?  Ultraviolet (UV) B rays...

Is there such a thing as preventative Botox Jul 15th, 2019

Is there such a thing as preventative Botox?  In the early 2000’s, companies such as Allergan (the makers of BOTOX and JUVEDERM) and Galderma (the makers of Dysport and Lyft), were marketing their aesthetic injectibles to women in ages ranging from 30 to late 60’s. Now, we see these companies...

How I zapped away my toe fungus. Jul 3rd, 2019

As an adolescent, I loved participating in sports and as the summers would approach, I would start counting days before I could dip into the pool. But, at the same time, I would dread both taking part in the sports or walking barefoot around the pool. My problem? I was...

O-Shot FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

This post will let you know all about O-Shot, answering some of the most common questions and letting you know what to expect after your procedure. Let’s get started! O-Shot Post-care Instructions You can return to work the same day as your procedure You may use Tylenol (acetaminophen) to relieve...

Chemical Peel FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Today’s post will go over patient instructions both before and after your peel, plus answer the most common questions about chemical peels. Chemical Peel Pre-care Instructions Avoid using any acidic or irritating skin products, including acne medications like Ziana or Veltin, antibiotics like doxycycline, retinoids, salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, products...

Omnilux Medical LED FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

In today’s post, we’ll help to answer some of your biggest Omnilux questions, plus explain what to expect both before and after your treatment. Let’s get started! Before Your Omnilux Treatment It’s possible to improve your results during the weeks prior to your treatment using cleansers that contain either retinol,...

PDO Lifting FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

In this article, we’ll go over patient care instructions both before and after your procedure, plus cover some of the most common questions we receive about PDO lifting. Pre-Instructions for PDO treatments Patients are recommended to arrive 5-10 minutes prior to their appointment to complete new procedure documentation and to...

Kybella FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

In this article, we’ll look at both pre- and post-procedure instructions for your Kybella treatment, plus go over some of the most common questions we receive about this incredible procedure. Let’s jump right in. Pre-Instructions for Kybella Before receiving KYBELLA®, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions,...

Laser Skin IPL FAQ and Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Read on for everything you need to know about preparing for your laser treatment, how to take care of your skin after your treatment, and answers to all your other laser skin questions. Let’s get started! Pre-Instructions for M22 Photofacial/IPL Laser Skin Treatments Patients must discontinue the use of retinol...

Juvederm and Restylane FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Everything you needed to know about Juvederm and Restylane dermal fillers, right in one place—from pre-care to post-care and more. Pre-Instructions for Juvederm Patients must disclose if they have had any previous filler treatments. To help avoid bruising, patients are recommended to discontinue use of blood thinning medication. Patients must...

Laser Spider Vein Treatment FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

From pre-care to post-care and just about anything else you can think of, let’s get right to it and find out what makes laser spider vein treatment so amazing. Pre-Treatment instructions for spider vein treatment Do not take Aspirin or other blood thinning drugs (e.g. Vitamin E, Ginkgo Biloba), ibuprofen,...

Microneedling FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Read on to prepare for your procedure, find out what to do after your treatment, and answer all of your microneedling questions. Let’s get started! Pre-Instructions for CIT with PRP Patients must communicate to healthcare provider if they have had any recent treatments and if any changes to their medical...

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work? Jun 26th, 2019

Hair removal and maintenance can be annoying and perhaps even painful. For this reason, many men and women turn to laser hair removal to eliminate unwanted body hair permanently. In addition to removing hair, the process offers precision and speed. Lasers remove the hair without damaging the skin. If you have...

All you need to know about fillers like Juvederm Ultra Plus XC. Jun 26th, 2019

Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm are a fast and effective way to smooth and tone the skin of your face. But there’s a lot of confusion about dermal fillers, from the way they’re used to potential side effects and everything in between. Let’s take a deeper look at...

All you need to know about how Botox Cosmetic works. Jun 26th, 2019

Wondering how Botox works? There are a lot of myths and misconceptions surrounding the safety and effectiveness of Botox, so let’s set the record straight. Ready to get started? Etiology of the aging face The aging face has common changes that it experience as the patient matures. From the 30s...

All you need to know about Microneedling Skin Treatments Jun 26th, 2019

Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) is also known as microneedling. This treatment involves pricking the skin multiple times using a specialty device that induces the regeneration of the collagen lattice. There are several ways that microneedling is done. The two most popular methods are manual rolling and the second is automated needling....

Why You Should Consider O-Shot for Treating Sexual Dysfunction Jun 26th, 2019

According to recent data, more than 40% of sexually active female adults in the US experience female sexual dysfunction at some point in their lives. Female Sexual Dysfunction can manifest itself to female patients by a decrease in sexual desire, arousal, lubrication, and orgasmic response. The causes of the dysfunction...

Benefits, risks, and complications for PDO thread lifting treatment. Jun 26th, 2019

As the human face ages, it experiences an increased severity of wrinkles, loss of skin laxity, and re-positioning of fat. The synergistic effect of these factors are the root concern of many patients. Elective surgical interventions, like the facelift, give patients immediate, significant, and long lasting outcomes—but come at a...

Laser Hair Removal FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Laser hair removal isn’t as complicated as you might think! We’ve gathered up answers to just about any laser hair removal question you could think of, including information for care both before and after your treatment. So without further ado, let’s get right into it. Pre-Instructions for Laser Hair Removal Patients...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Botox Treatment Jun 26th, 2019

There are a lot of myths going around about Botox, and sometimes it can be hard to know what’s the truth and what’s fiction. To maximize your Botox experience, lets go over some things to look out for to make sure your results are as incredible as possible! But first of...

How to Prepare Your Skin for a Special Day Jun 26th, 2019

A special day takes time to plan and prepare for. Flowers, food, location, dress, hair, makeup can all be delegated out, hired or purchased days before your big event. However, preparing your skin to be photo-ready does require your time and your attention. Your special event will be captured in...

Big, Fat Lies About Cellulite Treatments Jun 26th, 2019

Put simply, cellulite is just an overgrowth of fat that happens because of two natural phenomena: the production of fat signaled by the hormone estrogen, and the weakening of our connective tissues (collagen) in the skin as we age. We get a lot of questions about cellulite treatments at Peach...

Botox and Dysport FAQ and Patient Instructions Jun 26th, 2019

Everything you ever wanted to know about Botox and Dysport, right here in one place. Read on to find out exactly how to prepare for your wrinkle treatment, what to do after your procedure is finished, and much, much more. To get started, here’s how are patients typically prepare for...

Toe nail fungus - we all have it. May 30th, 2019

Nail fungal infections are the most common diseases of the nails, making up about 50 percent of nail abnormalities. Fungus is normally present on the body, but if it overgrows, it can become a problem. What does it look like? Both fingernails and toenails are susceptible to infection, which usually...

An in-depth look into this procedure AKA "vampire facial." May 13th, 2019

Aging of the skin is inevitable. But you don’t need to live with fine lines, wrinkles, and other skin problems anymore. There are effective treatments now available to help anyone desiring smooth, beautiful, and radiant skin at any age. One such revolutionary treatment is microneedling with PRP. What is microneedling...

Treatment Options for Acne Scars Nov 11th, 2018

Even though acne heals eventually; the condition can permanently damage the skin with scarring of the tissues. But the good news is that there are now several excellent treatment options available to permanently remove acne scars. What is acne? Acne is an inflammatory condition of the skin caused by clogged...

Monotherapy VS Combination Therapy for Melasma and Dark Spots on Face Nov 6th, 2018

Melasma, also known as the mask of pregnancy, is an area of hyperpigmentation usually found in the face. The condition tends to affect primarily women aged 20 to 30 years old and is commonly found in women with darker skin types. While melasma is considered a cosmetic condition, many patients...

What’s the Difference Between Botox and Dermal Fillers? Oct 19th, 2018

“What is the difference between Botox and Fillers?” It’s one of the most common questions we get here at Peach, and there’s actually a pretty simple answer! Botox is a medication that is injected into the facial muscles to prevent wrinkles from forming—such as crow’s feet. Fillers are substances that...

Celebrity backlash against Botox and beauty standards. Oct 19th, 2018

Recently you might have read about actresses in Hollywood speaking out against the use of Botox. Those speaking out may be avid users of resurfacing lasers or other injectable fillers and cosmetic procedures but have been quoted specifically targeting Botox for criticism. This could be a sign of interviewers asking...

A Brief History of Botox Cosmetic including its discovery and uses. Oct 19th, 2018

Dr. Alan Scott, an ophthalmologist living in San Francisco in the 1980’s, was searching for a way to assist patients who suffered with debilitating eye disorders that caused the eyes to cross. He attempted trials with a couple of different injectable drugs that did not seem to work. He knew...