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Does Donor Hair Grow Back After FUE?

If you’re considering FUE, or if you’ve already undergone a procedure, you may be wondering whether or not the harvested donor hair follicles will grow back. We’ve put together this guide to help you understand what to expect in terms of regrowth after FUE hair transplantation. Does the Donor Site Hair Grow Back? With the […]

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Post-FUE Hair Transplant Care

To achieve the best results after your hair transplant surgery, you’ll need to invest in both long and short-term care, but caring for your hair doesn’t have to be complicated. To start, you’ll need to wash your hair with a special shampoo and avoid using products for the first 10 days after surgery. You’ll also […]

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Let Your Most Authentic Self Shine Through This Year

Around this time of year, we typically hear about millions of people making their New Year’s resolutions. Actually, by this time in January, we’re hearing about the difficulties people are already having with their resolutions. The thing about making goals for a new year is that, often, they revolve around conformity. We resolve to finally […]

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Trends in Body Type Not a Factor in Plastic Surgery

The word trend is defined as “a general direction in which something is developing or changing.” It is also defined as “in fashion.” As we look back through history, we can see many ways in which trends have driven consumerism. We can even see how trends have affected how people feel about their appearance. Interestingly […]

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Melasma

Melasma is one of the most common and most challenging skin conditions to treat.  It appears as irregular brown patches on the face leaving an uneven skin tone appearance.  Sun exposure, heat, hormonal changes, pregnancy, and birth control are the most common triggers for melasma. It’s important to see a skin care specialist that is […]

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Dermal Filler Basics

The word “filler” can be intimidating, especially for first time users. But we’re here to help break the filler stigma and provide authentic, real information regarding dermal filler. Unfortunately, social media and reality tv can paint dermal filler in an “over-filled” negative light. Worry not, at NSPS our goal is subtlety and natural looking results, […]

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Nitty-Gritty of Botox

Thinking about Botox but have some unanswered questions? There’s a point in many of our lives when we ask ourselves, “Do I need Botox?”, “Is now the right time?”, “What does it actually do?” Well, we’re here to help answer some questions you may have! Don’t worry, if after reading this post you have more […]

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Botox, Dysport & Filler Are For Men Too

When you think of Botox, Dysport and filler, men aren’t usually the first thing that comes to mind. The majority of people seeking these treatments are women. However, that stigma is changing. Men are discovering the value and benefit of these luxury treatments as well and the taboo is quickly changing. Why are more men […]

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Hello Guys! – Best Skin Treatments for Men

More than ever, our office has seen men come in for cosmetic treatments. Some are looking for a relaxing end to an exceptionally stressful work week, while others are hardcore skincare enthusiasts, excited to try the latest and greatest treatments. Whatever your reason, Northwestern Med Spa offers an exceptional array of skin care procedures to […]

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Pregnancy Skin!

Pregnancy can be such an exciting time for expectant mothers. However, changing hormones can take a toll on skin, causing unexpected discoloration, breakouts and dry skin. The hardest is figuring out what will be effective but also safe for the baby. No matter what skin issue you’re facing during pregnancy, we can help! All products […]

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Laser Hair Removal 101

One of the most common treatments men and women come to a medical spa for is laser hair removal. It’s not a surprise considering most of us have unwanted hair in more than one area. However, without the right knowledge, laser hair removal can seem intimidating! Follow these easy steps and you’ll be on your […]

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Easy as 1, 2, 3! – Top 3 Ingredients You Need in Your Skincare Routine

One of the most common questions aestheticians receive is, “What do I need to include in my skincare routine?” While it might seem simple enough to just cleanse and moisturize, a basic routine will not implement change within the skin, nor will it do much prevention against signs of aging. However, let’s not confuse a […]

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Vitamin C- Why, What, When, How?

From a young age I learned the importance of Vitamin C. It helped me get better when I was sick, it stopped my apples from turning brown and, most importantly, it wrote that amazing “Graduation” song. All jokes aside, Vitamin C is a powerhouse antioxidant that helps protect cells from the damage caused by free […]

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Are You Troubled by a Double Chin?

Excess fatty tissue is a problem for many people. Usually, we hear about the frustration of persistent pockets of fat on relatively discreet areas of the body. For example, people express concern about fat on their hips, flanks, and abdomen. While we may not hear about it quite as much, double chin fat is also […]

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Makeup Brush Cleaning- How and Why?

Washing your sheets is the best, right? Well, what about washing your makeup brushes and sponges? No? What’s that, you don’t remember the last time you did…? Oh, well this is awkward… When I give makeup lessons to clients, I always harp on the importance of washing your brushes consistently. I also bring this up […]

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Breakout Remedies

We’ve all been there. You wake up the morning of a big event only to find a new monster pimple in the middle of your forehead. Now, I know the first inclination is to pick and prod in an attempt to better the situation, but has that ever really worked? Learn how to get rid […]

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Why Toner?

Many of us have a misconception about toner. It conjures up images of sea breeze, burning skin and the inevitable “squeaky clean” sensation. This can feel more like the Sahara Desert than a refreshed face. However, that’s not what toner is nor should be! Toner not only allows medical grade topicals (retinol, peptides and vitamin […]

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EmSculpt: What You Need to Know

As time goes on, more and more non-surgical options to treat stubborn imperfections are hitting the market. Be mindful that products like EmSculpt are not meant to be a total replacement of an active, healthy lifestyle. They are rather meant to supplement an overall healthy routine. EmSculpt is the first treatment of its kind; instead […]

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Your Skin is Not One-and-Done Territory

With all of the ways we have achieved instant gratification in recent history, it is not surprising that we like the idea of one-and-done beauty. We can pick up our phone and have that new book from Amazon within a day or two, or have a movie available right at our fingertips; why wouldn’t we […]

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Plastic Surgery

676 N St Clair Street, Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60611

Monday-Friday 8a-5p
Saturday: 9a-2p
Sunday: Closed

Northwestern Med Spa Streeterville

676 N St Clair Street, Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60611

Monday: 8a-6p
Tuesday-Thursday: 8a-7p
Friday: 9a-5p
Saturday: 9a-2p
Sunday: Closed

Northwestern Med Spa River North

3 E Huron Street, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

Monday-Thursday: 10a-7p
Friday 9a-5p
Saturday: 9a-2p
Sunday: Closed

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