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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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When Should a Woman Have a Breast Augmentation with Lift?

Breast augmentation surgery has been so popular for so many years that it is the procedure that comes to mind for many women who want to enhance their breasts. The purpose of breast augmentation, though, is to increase volume by inserting breast implants. This is advantageous but may not meet the needs of every woman. […]

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Liposuction is Ideal for Challenging Areas

Body toning and weight loss are two common ways in which people attempt to reach aesthetic goals. Weight management alone can be a lifelong quest, not for perfection but for a personal-best. When we hear about ways we can improve our shape, tips often revolve around areas of the body such as the abdomen, buttocks, […]

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Dermal Fillers Have Unique Attributes for Gorgeous Skin

For the past several years, more and more adults have turned to dermal fillers to rejuvenate their appearance. The benefits of this treatment are well-known. One of the primary benefits is that dermal fillers don’t require surgery, anesthesia, or downtime. In fact, patients who visit our Chicago office enjoy that getting dermal fillers doesn’t take […]

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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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A Better Body without Surgery

Often, when a person chooses to undergo some type of surgical body contouring procedure, such as abdominoplasty, it is because they want to see results that they didn’t get with diet and exercise. There’s no denying that it takes a lot of work to get truly toned. Most of us don’t have that kind of […]

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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, The Med Spa offers an exceptional array of skin care procedures to […]

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Brazilian Butt Lift: Your Questions Answered

It’s no secret that there are people who aren’t completely satisfied with their bodies as they are. Some wish for a flatter stomach. Some enhance their shape with breast implants. Still others would like their buttocks to be firmer, rounder, higher, and otherwise better suited to their body as a whole. The backside used 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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4 Improvements that Can Be Achieved with a Breast Lift

The most common breast surgery to be discussed is breast augmentation. Women undergo this procedure to improve their appearance with more volume and shape. Due to its prevalence, breast augmentation has largely become known as the ideal procedure for breast reshaping. This isn’t necessarily the case for every woman. Sometimes, reshaping is best achieved with […]

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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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Top Questions about Breast Augmentation

Women who are considering breast augmentation often have a lot of questions. This is only natural. We wish to help patients make the most well-informed decisions by providing clear, professional answers. Here, we discuss the top questions that patients ask about breast augmentation.      Am I a good candidate for breast augmentation? If you are a […]

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Chicago, IL 60611

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The Med Spa Streeterville

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Chicago, IL 60611

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Sunday: closed

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Chicago, IL 60611

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