Category Archives: Med Spa

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Not Just a Luxury: Why Everyone Needs a Facial

People often associate facials with luxury—something that they treat themselves to. Even though facials can be luxurious, they can also be an essential component of a skincare regimen that helps your skin remain healthy and more youthful-looking for years. Just as there are many different skin types and issues, there are multiple kinds of facials. These various facials can be customized to address the specific needs of each individual, including facials that are designed to reduce stress. Many of the facials we offer at our medical spa in Anchorage accomplish many objectives. Here are some of the most important reasons … Continue reading »

3 Treatments to Keep Your Skin Glowing Through Winter

As we know, living in Alaska brings harsh winter temperatures that strip away the thin layer of oil that keeps the skin protected and hydrated. This leads to dull, dry skin and overactive sebaceous glands. Professional treatments such as our deluxe facial help Anchorage women and men maintain their healthy glow and do away with fine lines and a dull complexion. A good at-home skin regimen is also important to not only enhance these professional treatments but also keep your skin healthy 24/7. In this blog post, we’ll review 3 of the best treatments to keep your skin healthy and … Continue reading »

Debunking Common Laser Hair Removal Myths

Even though laser hair removal is a popular treatment at our Anchorage med spa, several myths persist about the procedure. Unfortunately, these myths may prevent some people from considering laser hair removal as a solution for unwanted hair. In this blog post, I’ll identify some of these misconceptions and provide facts that can help you decide if you can benefit from the treatment. Myth vs. Fact You may have encountered one or more of these myths while researching laser hair removal treatments. If so, you may want to reassess if you’re a good candidate for the procedure. People with dark … Continue reading »

What BBL™ BroadBand Light Can Do for You

As the days warm up and the sun sticks around longer and longer, the effects of sun damage area on people’s minds more and more. Many of our medical spa patients in Anchorage come to us because their skin has lost some of its luster due to sun damage and aging, and they want to get back that healthy glow. BBL™ BroadBand Light can help accomplish just that, using pulsed light to deliver superior results in photorejuvenation therapy. How does BBL™ work? BBL™ delivers pulsed light energy, which heats up the upper layers of the skin. That heat is absorbed … Continue reading »

Fall in Love With Vitamin C Serum

Are you feeling the effects of this long, dark winter on your skin?  Is your skin feeling and looking dull and dry? We are in love with Vitamin C serum for so many reasons. 1. Vitamin C helps to brighten your dull skin. This serum leaves you with a healthy, beautiful and youthful glow 2. Vitamin C serum aids in moisture retention. It’s no shocker that we add heavier moisturizer in the winter months to combat dry skin. Adding a Vitamin C serum to your routine can also help to keep your skin hydrated by working hand in hand with … Continue reading »

Meet Our Physicians

Each of our physicians is board certified in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery; in addition, Dr. Ellerbe is board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.