Awaken Blog

  • When Will I See Results From a PRP Facial?

    December 20, 2017

      By now, you probably know that a PRP Facial is one of the best ways to rejuvenate and tone the skin – all by simply using your body’s own platelets. If you haven’t heard of the PRP Facial, then you’re in for a treat! Here’s a quick recap: the PRP Facial combines the power of a micro-needling treatment with platelets to activate your skin’s growth factors. Micro-needling creates small wounds within the skin, which (Read more…)

  • Who Is a Good Candidate for PRP Therapy Hair Restoration?

    December 12, 2017

      PRP therapy (also known as platelet-rich plasma therapy) has shown promise for skin rejuvenation – and now it looks like fading hairlines are next. Clinical studies have shown that PRP therapy can help restore hair, making it an excellent option for both men and women who are looking for a non-surgical hair restoration solution. So how exactly does it work? PRP hair therapy can be broken down into two main steps: Step 1: A (Read more…)

  • How Can I Effectively Treat My Undereye Bags?

    November 30, 2017

    If you have undereye bags, it may feel like there’s nothing you can do to make yourself look refreshed and rejuvenated. Serums, creams, and even getting a full night’s sleep can do little against the bags that might make you look older than you actually are. Is there anything that will help you get rid of your undereye bags for good? As it turns out, there are a lot of treatments that can accomplish this (Read more…)

  • What are My Treatment Options for Bumps of the Face and Neck?

    November 20, 2017

    Do you have bumps on your face and neck – but they’re not acne? As it turns out, a lot of people suffer from different variations of these bumps. The most common of these are small, hard bumps are known as “milia” – and they’re often mistaken for whiteheads. Instead, they’re tiny protein-filled cysts that form when dead skin cells get trapped underneath new skin. Other skin bumps include keratosis pilaris, which occurs when keratin (Read more…)

  • What are the Benefits of SmartLipo vs. Liposuction?

    November 3, 2017

    If you’ve shied away from the idea of undergoing liposuction surgery – even if you’d love to get rid of those stubborn bits of body fat – you’re not alone. There are plenty of people who dislike the idea of getting liposuction for a number of reasons. For example, some people find the excessive bruising to be intimidating, while others may worry about loose skin once the fat tissue has been removed. No matter what (Read more…)

  • Which Filler Should I Choose?

    October 17, 2017

    Looking for a quick and effective way to erase years off your appearance? Then it’s time to take advantage of fillers – one of the most popular techniques for improving facial wrinkles while adding youthful facial contours. Fillers have been a staple in plastic surgery practices for many years. As a result of their popularity, several brands have created their own versions of fillers, each with different formulas and functions designed to provide a more (Read more…)

  • How Can I Tighten the Skin Around My Face & Décolletage – Without Surgery?

    October 13, 2017

    When it comes to revealing symptoms of aging, many of us pinpoint our faces as the main culprit. It’s no surprise; after all, there’s an entire beauty industry dedicated to minimizing the look of sagging facial skin. But as it turns out, it might not just be facial skin that is giving your age away – it could be your décolletage as well. The chest region has surprisingly thin skin, making it particularly vulnerable to (Read more…)

  • Do I Need an Eyebrow Lift or an Eyelid Lift

    October 2, 2017

    Are you getting enough sleep, but still feel as though you look tired and fatigued? Are you frustrated by the appearance of sagging skin around your eyes, and want a solution that’s going to help you look more refreshed and rejuvenated? Then you might be an excellent candidate for an Eyebrow and/or an Eyelid Lift. Both procedures are aimed at correcting sagging skin that comes with the aging process. Both procedures have helped patients look (Read more…)

  • Planning Your Recovery: When Should You Get a Facelift Before an Event?

    September 25, 2017

    Is there a big event coming up that you want to look absolutely stunning at? Whether it’s a wedding or a high school reunion, there’s no denying that we all want to look fresh-faced and youthful at a major life event. That’s why so many people look into getting a facelift in order to prepare for this event. If you’re considering doing the same, you might be trying to plan out your recovery so you’re (Read more…)

  • Vampire Facelift vs. Traditional Facelift: Which Is Better?

    August 22, 2017

    If you’ve been struggling to treat the appearance of jowls, facial wrinkles, and sagging skin with over-the-counter beauty products, you’re in luck: there are more cosmetic treatments than ever dedicated to giving a youthful appearance back to your face.  At Awaken Aesthetics in Torrance, CA, we’re proud to offer two innovative treatments designed to tackle facial aging: The Vampire Facelift The Traditional Facelift Both treatments can lead to excellent results, with highly satisfied patients who (Read more…)

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