Shaving Causing Skin Problems? Prevent Razor Bumps, Ingrown Hair, Rashes

Feb/22/2018

  Shaving: Skin Problems and Solutions Does shaving have you seeing red? Razor bumps, ingrown hair and skin rashes are common complaints with this temporary fix for undesirable hair. But, as mom always used to say, “an ounce of prevention”. And she was right. Shaving can cause a whole host of skin problems that can…

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How To Get Rid of Cellulite

Feb/20/2018

Made a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight? You’re in good company. Sticking to a diet plan is a popular goal now that we’re past a season filled with extra trips to the dessert table. But all the weight loss tips and fat burning foods in the world often leave us challenged to achieve fat…

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PRP Therapy: Better Sex with The O Shot / P Shot

Feb/6/2018

Orgasms as piercing as Cupid’s arrow this Valentine’s Day? It’s possible with a PRP treatment in NYC. The O Shot and P Shot are designed to increase arousal and enhance sensation in both women and men.  So, this Valentine’s Day, give a gift that you and your partner can share — with the added benefit…

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Thinning Hair? How to Stop Hair Falling Out

Jan/16/2018

Age-old hair loss treatments are often ineffective, overly invasive or, frankly, silly (can someone say toupees?) If the idea of hair implants or wigs has you feeling as lost as all that hair going down the drain, fear not. From treating female hair loss to alopecia, here’s how to keep your hair from falling out:…

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How Botox Injections Work for More Than Wrinkles

Jan/9/2018

The wrinkle-fighting power of Botox is world-renowned. But Botox injections boast a long list of benefits beyond anti-aging. From Botox for Migraines to Botox for lips, here’s more:   The Many (Surprising) Uses of Botox   Botox for Migraines   The FDA approved the use of Botox for Migraines in 2010. The treatment involves injecting…

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Pimples, Blackheads and Whiteheads: Skin Blemishes 101

Dec/28/2017

Zit popping may be trending on YouTube of late, but take our advice: Don’t do it! Your face blemishes deserves much more TLC. From pimples to blackheads, here’s how to get clear skin:   Why Do Face Blemishes Form   It’s a no-brainer that clogged pores cause our faces to breakout with everything from blackheads…

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From Facials to Microdermabrasion: Post-Holiday Skincare

Dec/26/2017

January may have holiday celebrations behind us. But our skin may still be showing the effects of all that holiday cheer. The good news: Our skin has amazing regenerative powers. With the help of skincare treatments like facials and microdermabrasion, we can help the skin combat the cumulative effects of the holidays and restore its…

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Best Face Forward: How To Prepare for a Facial Treatment in NYC

Dec/21/2017

At Smooth Synergy, we know that the perfect formula for the best facial includes expertly cleansing and nourishing your skin while luxuriously pampering you. We also consider your input part of the equation too. It’s simple. When you are prepared for a facial, you help your esthetician help you achieve the skincare results you want….

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From Botox to Juvederm®: Anti-Aging Skin Care Right for Every Age

Dec/19/2017

Kim Kardashian freshens her skin with the Vampire® Facial in her 30’s. Christie Brinkley combats frown lines with Xeomin® in her 60’s. They may be at different stages of their life, but they both look fabulous by taking advantage of the best skincare and beauty treatments for their age. And you can too! Here’s our…

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Thinking about Cosmetic Surgery? Consider these Nonsurgical Options

Dec/14/2017

In the past, facelifts and cosmetic surgery were de rigeur for restoring a youthful look and rejuvenating the face. But more and more people are turning to nonsurgical anti-aging treatments instead. And, really, what could be better than these revolutionary advances in science and beauty? Noninvasive cosmetic procedures offer a whole host of advantages. From…

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From Botox to Brows: When to Get What Beauty Treatment This Holiday Season

Dec/12/2017

We think the perfect New York holiday includes getting your glam on for the season’s festivities. That’s why we’re counting down to the New Year with a holiday checklist to look and feel your best. From skincare to beauty tips, please consider us your party planners of beauty:   Two Weeks Before the Festivities  …

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Fixing Dark Circles, Puffy Eyes and Bags Under the Eyes

Dec/7/2017

Dark circles around the eyes might look cute on a raccoon. But puffy eyes and under-eye bags just make us look haggard, wrinkled and way beyond our years. Here are some tips and treatments to help restore a healthy gleam to your eyes: What Causes Dark Circles and Bags Under the Eyes 1. Thin Skin…

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Botox vs. Restylane vs.Juvederm or Other Cosmetic Fillers: Which is Right for You?

Dec/5/2017

Injectables and fillers like Botox®, Restylane®, and Juvederm® are increasingly popular tools in the anti-aging skin care arsenal. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, their use increased 40% from 2010-2015 with 6.6 million Americans using Botox® or a cosmetic filler in 2015. Why are these age-defying powerhouses trending? It’s because injectables and…

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Hyperpigmentation: How to Fix Sun Spots, Age Spots and Melasma

Nov/30/2017

Wrinkles and lines aren’t the only tell-tale signs of aging. If you suffer from hyperpigmentation, it’s just as likely to be giving away your age (they are called “age spots” after all!) Here’s what causes pigment changes to the skin and how to get back the brighter, youthful complexion you desire:   What Causes Hyperpigmentation…

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Combating Clogged and Enlarged Pores

Nov/28/2017

We’ll start with the bad news: pore size is genetic, which means it’s actually physically impossible to reduce the size of your pores (thanks mom and dad). The good news? You can temporarily shrink the appearance of enlarged pores on your face. The key is combating clogged pores and nourishing congested skin. Here’s how it…

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Skin Healthy Thanksgiving Foods

Nov/21/2017

Skin Healthy Thanksgiving Foods The holidays wouldn’t be complete without a cornucopia full of tasty temptations (can anyone say mashed potatoes with gravy?) Luckily, there are Thanksgiving choices filled with nutritious goodness like vitamins, bioflavonoids and antioxidants that are worthy of a second (or third?) helping. So load up your plate with these holiday favorites…

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Dry Skin? Change Your Skincare for the Season

Nov/9/2017

Itchy, dry skin is as much a sign of fall as pumpkins and turkey. It’s a fact that lower humidity in the air can quickly translate into extremely dry skin that’s as parched as the leaves crumbling from the trees. So as the weather changes, your skincare should too. Here’s how:   STEP ONE: Exfoliate…

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How to Get Rid of Double Chin

Nov/7/2017

The double chin is the opposite of the perfect profile and strong jawline that’s long been associated with youth and beauty. What’s worse is that loose and saggy skin around the chin and neck tends to get neglected. Think about it. You likely have a skincare regime in place to combat signs of aging like…

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The Latest PRP Treatment: The Vampire Breast Lift®

Oct/31/2017

Sink your teeth into the latest PRP skincare trend: The Vampire Breast Lift® . Much like its predecessor, The Vampire Facial® (also known as the Platelet-rich Plasma Facial or PRP facial), this noninvasive skincare procedure uses the blood’s natural power to rejuvenate skin, offering age-defying results for the décolleté that are worthy of its immortal…

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True Blood: The Vampire Facial Edition

Oct/27/2017

Celebrities like Kim K and Bar Rafaeli are among the ghouls boasting about an anti-aging skin treatment called the Vampire Facial (also known as the Platelet-rich Plasma Facial or PRP Facial). And, truly, who wouldn’t want the timeless skin of a vampire (without the garlic and bite marks, of course)? How the Vampire Facial Works…

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Why is hair so important to women?

Oct/10/2017

Why is hair so important to women? Throughout history, hair has been important to women. Today, in some Latina cultures, hair is considered sacred. I think it’s because hair is so intimately tied to how we see ourselves and how we present ourselves to the world. I always feel like you can be in a…

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Debunking 11 Skin Myths So You Glow!

Apr/5/2017

  Don’t let yourself be fooled by myths about your skin! You want to do everything you can to protect it, so this is the moment to ensure you know your stuff. Here are 11 common misconceptions about how to care for your skin.   Use a separate sunscreen and moisturizer. Nope, not necessarily! The…

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And Now For Something A Little More Personal…

Jan/30/2017

“Vagina” seems to be the buzz word in the press lately; from women protesting while wearing clitoris shaped hats, to endless references to Gwyneth Paltrow’s vaginal steaming at her favorite spa in California.  This buzz has started a national conversation about why we are talking about our vaginas so publicly to begin with and which…

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Watch the O-Shot Live!

Jan/3/2017

Watch Rebecca Jane Stokes of YourTango experience the Orgasm Shot. The Orgasm Shot® (O-Shot®) procedure is performed by injecting PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) which helps to rejuvenate the vagina. The O-Shot helps relieve women with urinary incontinence, dyspareunia, loss of sensation, painful sex, loss of arousal etc. Due time a lot of women come to…

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What is SMAS?

Sep/29/2016

The SMAS Layer and Ultherapy Sub-Muscular Aponeurotic System is quite a mouthful, so most doctors call it “The SMAS” for short. It’s a thin layer of strong connective tissue on the face that loosens and descends as we age. “Wrinkles on the skin aren’t the only factor involved in the aging of the face. Muscle…

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How well do you know your lashes?

Jul/27/2016

Dear Beauty Buff,   If you were stranded on a desert island, what one piece of makeup would you bring? My go-to cosmetic grab would be mascara. There’s simply no quicker, easier way to define your look than with a lovely lash. But not all mascaras are for all lash types. How well do you…

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Clevver Style’s Beauty Trippin features the Fanny Facial

Jun/28/2016

Watch Clevver Style Beauty Trippin’s Lily Marston and Erin Robinson feature Smooth Synergy.     The famous Fanny Facial, which can get your tush toned and tightened. We begin with an exfoliation of your backside. Then our estheticians continue by using Microcurrent Therapy to lift and tone the derriére. The final result is a smoother,…

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Rejuvenate, repair, and protect your skin while removing your makeup like a pro!

Jun/27/2016

Dear Beauty Buff,   Today, we’re talking about taking it all off at night. I mean makeup, of course! A clean, fresh face is important to allow skin to repair and rejuvenate while you sleep, to protect your skin from environmental damage and to prevent clogged pores. Make sure your face gets its beauty rest…

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Anti-aging treatments

Jun/21/2016

The latest scientific advancements in anti-aging are nothing short of revolutionary. From lasers to injectables, there have never been more non-surgical treatments available for women to maintain a youthful look. Science is also proving the skincare benefits of taking care of your inside too. From exercise to massage, here’s our guide to an inner beauty…

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June Special: For your favorite guy

Jun/14/2016

What to give the man who has everything?   Try upping his skincare game.   Buy your favorite guy an exfoliation treatment ($160) AND Smooth Synergy will treat him to a facial (a $120 value) The perfect post-shave pampering for: – In grown hairs  – Razor burn and bumps – Soothing and smoothing rough, irritated…

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