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Are All Dermal Fillers the Same? Sep 6th, 2020

Dermal fillers can correct many types of cosmetic flaws without the risks and downtime of cosmetic surgery. However, with dozens of options, it can be confusing to know which one can deliver the results you desire. Dermal fillers are injectable gels that can rejuvenate your skin and restore a more...

Sinus Massage — The Surprising Way to Banish Headaches Aug 13th, 2020

Headaches are the most common medical complaint in the US, and while it’s tempting to blame them on things like muscle strain or emotional stress, plenty of headaches — including painful migraines — can actually be caused by your sinuses. When it comes to treating sinus headaches, medication is one...

What Makes the HydraFacial Different? Jul 17th, 2020

You look in the mirror and realize you’ve been using the same harsh facial cleansers and cosmetics for years, and your skin is showing the damage. Dead skin cells are building up, causing oily residue and breakouts and leaving clogged pores behind. Your face looks shiny and greasy instead of...

Injectable Fillers Can Give You the Youthful Skin You Desire Jun 18th, 2020

As your skin ages, it becomes rougher and less elastic, leading to wrinkles and fine lines. You also tend to lose the natural fat deposits in areas like your cheeks and eyes, which can leave you looking dull. Aging is a natural part of life, but don’t despair: Injectable fillers...

Say Goodbye to That Double Chin With Kybella May 22nd, 2020

Submental fullness, otherwise known as a double chin, is caused by excess fat underneath your chin. Even if you’re at a healthy weight — or even “skinny” — submental fullness makes you appear pounds heavier and years older.  If you’ve been trying to get rid of your double chin through...

Fight Spring Allergies With Sinus Drainage Apr 28th, 2020

Now that spring is underway and there are thousands of flowers, trees, and weeds in bloom, pollen is floating through the air making your eyes itch, your throat sore, and your sinuses hurt. In fact, it’s estimated that 50 million Americans grapple with allergies each year. At Dutch Hollow Medical...

Start Laser Hair Removal Treatment Now and Be Pool-Ready by Summer Mar 2nd, 2020

Laser hair removal is an easy process that gets rid of most unwanted hair forever. Shaving and waxing can’t claim that. But laser hair removal isn’t an overnight procedure. You might need several appointments to achieve optimal results. That’s why you should start laser hair removal treatment in winter, so...

What Does a Stone Massage Feel Like? Feb 11th, 2020

Everyone deserves a relaxing massage. Life demands so much from us, we all need a vacation from stress and responsibilities. Have you considered a stone massage? If you don’t know what that is, the experts in relaxation at Dutch Hollow Medical Day Spa in Godfrey, Illinois would love to show...

Skincare Tips for the Cold, Dry Months Ahead Jan 7th, 2020

During the winter months, when the temperatures plummet and the wind whips, your skin works overtime to protect you — but are you protecting your skin? As your body’s largest organ, your skin carries a lot of responsibility to keep your insides safe, so it’s a good idea to do...

The Anti-Aging Benefits of HydraFacial®, and Why It’s Great for Dry, Winter Skin Dec 1st, 2019

As fall turns to winter and store windows fill to the brim with holiday decor and gifts, it seems like the whole world is just a little bit happier. And while you should certainly bask in the joyousness of the holiday season, you shouldn’t slack on your skincare routine, especially...

Incorporating Botox Into Your Regular Beauty Routine Nov 1st, 2019

Botox® has been around for several decades, long enough that most people understand what the treatment is for and why it can be a good option for minimizing wrinkles. Men and women alike are benefitting from Botox and using the treatment safely and often. Whatever your situation may be, Botox...

5 Reasons Microneedling Is So Beneficial for Your Skin Oct 1st, 2019

Regardless of our actual age, we all want to have healthy and younger-looking skin. However, this becomes increasingly difficult as we get older, because the body’s natural firming and toning agents — collagen and elastin — begin to dwindle in volume, and the accumulation of sun damage starts taking its...

What Are the Benefits of Going to a Medical Spa Instead of a Spa? Sep 1st, 2019

Medical day spas have become increasingly popular in recent years as more and more people look for safe, effective, accessible ways to relieve stress and improve their overall health and wellness. Medical day spas are different from “regular” day spas, combining the benefits of both a spa and a medical...

What Makes a HydraFacial Different? Aug 1st, 2019

If you’ve ever had a facial, you know how fresh and clean your face feels afterward. But sometimes, facials can be irritating, and often, the results last just a little while. Sometimes, even though your skin feels great, you may not notice any real improvement in the way your skin...

5 Reasons to Switch from Shaving to Laser Hair Removal Jul 5th, 2019

More than a million people had laser hair removal treatments in 2018, making it one of the most popular cosmetic treatments for both women and men, according to data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Wondering why it's so popular? These five reasons might explain it: 1. Laser hair...

What Happens During a Dermaplaning Session? Jun 10th, 2019

Few things make you feel more confident and attractive than having a smooth, sexy complexion. But thanks to Mother Nature (and our own physiology), our best efforts at keeping our skin smooth and soft are thwarted by a buildup of dead skin, oils, dirt, and tiny, fine hairs or “peach...

The Best Preventive Measures Against Skin Cancer May 9th, 2019

More than 9,500 people are diagnosed with skin cancer every day in the United States, according to data from the American Academy of Dermatology, and over a lifetime, about one-fifth of all people will develop the disease. There are three basic types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma (the most...

The Many Ways Juvederm® Can Change Your Appearance for the Better Apr 4th, 2019

Facial fillers are among the most popular cosmetic treatments in the U.S., helping both women and men look younger and more energized. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, about 2.7 million dermal filler treatments were performed in 2018, about a 2% increase over 2017. Of those, the vast...

3 Reasons More Women Than Ever Are Choosing Permanent Makeup Mar 8th, 2019

Makeup plays an important role in many women’s lives, helping them feel more attractive, younger and even more empowered. But as much as women may like the way makeup makes them look and feel, few women really enjoy the daily drudge of applying makeup, not to mention the multiple touch-ups...

Celebrate Your Love with a Rejuvenating Couple's Massage Feb 7th, 2019

Massage offers a lot of benefits to you as an individual, but did you know it can offer those same benefits — and more — when you have a couple’s massage? Any time of the year is a great time to schedule a massage with your significant other, but with Valentine’s Day...

Smile Lines Are Nothing to Smile About: Learn About Our Filler Solutions Jan 14th, 2019

Smiling makes you feel good. Smiles are a sign of joy and a life of happiness, but smile lines are a common and undesirable side effect. Like all lines and wrinkles of the face, smile lines can make you feel self-conscious and unhappy with the way you look. Smile lines,...

Wake Up Thirsty Winter Skin With a HydraFacial Dec 18th, 2018

Winter months can really dry out your skin. Cold air is drier than warm air, especially if you’re outdoors in the wind. Inside, furnaces and car heaters keep the dry air blowing on your skin. You can keep your skin hydrated with a refreshing HydraFacial treatment. What is a HydraFacial?...

Why Celebrities are Raving About the Youthful Effects of Microneedling Nov 26th, 2018

If you’ve ever wondered how celebrities look years younger than their age, without getting face-lift surgeries, the secret is out of the bag: For many, it’s the result of microneedling treatments. When you come to Dutch Hollow Medical Day Spa in Godfrey, Illinois, you don’t have to be a celebrity...