Complexions Medical Aesthetics

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What is Laser Lipo? Is there another name for it? ​LaserLipo, Vevazz, Ultrasound Cavitation; Cavitation; Ultra Cavitation; Body Contouring; Body Sculpting, we have all these devices and customize each treatment according to the individual client. Ultrasound Cavitation is a process where the sound waves and energy of the ultrasound naturally breaks down fat and then allows the body to naturally move the fat, fat cells, and toxins from the area with the body’s natural detoxification process. When combined with Tripolar radio frequency (RF) you also tighten, tone the skin reducing sagging, wrinkles and the appearance of cellulite. How do Body Contouring & Slimming treatments work? Ultrasonic waves which consist of compression-expansion impulses that travel in high-speed cycles. This back and forth cycle causes an infinite quantity of micro-cavities or micro-bubbles that gradually enlarge producing shock waves that favor emulsification (this phenomena is called "cavitation"). The emulsified liquid that was once solid fat, is then easily vacuumed out from the body using the lymphatic and waste system. Radiofrequency allows the added benefit of skin tightening and enhanced lymphatic flow for a slimmer, tighter, smoother appearance. Radio-frequency tightens and smooths your body and gives a natural lift to your face.​ Is Ultrasound Cavitation & Radiofrequency painful? No, cavitation is a painless treatment. You will hear a light vibration ringing during the process. No pain or discomfort is noted. The radiofrequency process is quite relaxing and feels like a warm massage. Are Laser Lipo treatments safe? Yes, it is a nonsurgical procedure without anesthesia. It is non-invasive (no cutting, no scars, or the need for any post-op course) and no downtime is required after the treatment. Which areas of treatment are more effective? All areas with localized fat: thighs, abdomen, buttocks, back fat, double chins are most appropriate, but there is no real limitation as to areas. The fat is a solid substance so how can it be eliminated through urine? Ultrasound cavitation causes an emulsification of fat, converting it into a substance easily eliminated through the urinary and the lymphatic system. It is working with the body's natural process increasing metabolic flow. The body eliminates the fat in a single session and continues for 3-7 days. We recommend an interval of 3-10 days between each session or weekly appointments. How often do I schedule appointments? Ultrasound cavitation causes an emulsification of fat, converting it into a substance easily eliminated through the urinary and the lymphatic system. It is working with the body's natural process increasing metabolic flow. The body eliminates the fat in a single session and continues for 3 days. Each session lasts 25-40 minutes and we recommend an interval of 3-10 days between each session, and most people come in weekly. About how many sessions will I need? Between 8 -12 treatments are recommended. However you should begin to see significant and visible ‘results’ from the third session onwards. The body takes about 72 hours to eliminate the fat from each session therefore we recommend an interval of 1 week between treatment sessions. How do I prepare for appointments? To ensure the best results with each treatment, we suggest that you follow the before and after care recommendations. Drink a minimum of 2 liters (about 4 16.9 FL OZ water bottles) of water the day before, as well as the day of your treatment. Continue drinking 2-3 liters of water (not soft drink, juice or tea) for no less than 3 days after your session. DO NOT EXCEED 4 LITERS PER DAY, with the exception of individuals on a strenuous workout regimen. Do NOT eat 1 hour before and 1 hour after treatment. If there is body hair in the area, shaving the area is preferable as it allows the probe to glide smoothly over the skin surface. Please Shave at least 1 day prior to session. Do not drink alcohol & limit caffeine on the day of treatment and 48 hours after. After your sessions, follow a low starch/carb and low sugar diet for best results. Exercise for at least 20-30 minutes after your treatment to stimulate and move lymph throughout the body, this will help with removing damaged fat cells from the body. You can exercise as soon as immediately after your session. Your normal work out routine is recommended. [read more]

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Curación Nails and Body

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Curación Nails, Body, and Success Sanctuary™ is led by our Creative Director, Ebony Contreras. A Silver Spring, Maryland resident and native she has been a licensed Nail Technician in the state of Maryland for over 13 years. After completing Nail Technology school in 2001 and receiving her nail license in 2002, Ebony attended Sweet Briar College in Virginia, graduating in 3 years with a Bachelors in Sociology and a Law & Society minor. She earned money in college by providing nail services to her fellow classmates while also serving as a Resident Assistant (RA). Eventually Ebony worked in a Day Spa as well as a Maryland-based Mobile Spa as a Nail Technician. During that time she also earned a Masters in Organization Development & Strategic Human Resources from Johns Hopkins’s University’s Carey Business School. Ebony is also a member of the Maryland Career Development Association and is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator-Instructor and National Career Development Association (NCDA) designated Master Career Specialist (MCS). Ebony brings her education and background in Nail Technology, Sociology, Human Resources, Training, and Career Facilitation to Curación Nails, Body, and Success Sanctuary™. Ebony oversees the strategic and creative direction of our sanctuary, human resources, marketing, and staff training. Curación stands by our services and products 100% and guarantees your satisfaction. If you are not 100% satisfied, we will gladly make it right or refund your investment. [read more]

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iBeauty Consultants

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We believe in beauty inside and out. Our products are designed to give you the choices to create your own style and let your true beauty shine through. Nowadays extensions have become a catchall phrase for whatever is on offer. But good hair is about how it is made, the quality and about the company behind it. Our hair goes through a strict quality control process that ensures you get exactly what you pay for from our site. We set out a mission to source, select and process the best hair in the world. Our dedicated Hair team will not rest until the hair is perfect: our well-trained and educated hair specialists are active in over 10 countries worldwide. Try our products for yourself! We also provide our Hair services through the Canteen Services Department in Washington DC, on Saturdays at the VA's Barbershop/Salon from 7am-3pm [read more]

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