Acne Scars and Dark Spots: How to Get Rid of Acne Marks

Apr/20/2018

Acne Scars and Dark Spots: Care and Treatment As if dealing with pimples, whiteheads or blackheads isn’t enough. Now, your recent breakout has left behind craters, bumps or marks on your skin. It’s like a constant reminder of a bad date! The good news? Acne scars and dark spots can fade away and disappear into…

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Voluma, Vollure, Volbella: Juvederm HA Fillers

Apr/17/2018

Juvederm, NYC Introducing the next generation of Juvederm HA Fillers: Voluma, Vollure, Volbella. Like their predecessors, Juvederm Ultra XC and Juvederm Ultra Plus XC, these cosmetic fillers from Allergan (makers of Botox and Latisse) represent the gold standard of nonivasive treatments to add volume to the face. So how do you know which one will…

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Best Med Spa NYC? What to Look For

Apr/12/2018

Med Spa, NYC Search “med spa near me” in New York City and you’ll get tons of results. For sure, it’s easy to see why medical spas are so popular. Over the years, noninvasive, skincare treatments have improved exponentially. Specifically, advances in technology have afforded better results from less invasive cosmetic procedures. But how do…

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IPL vs LED: Which Photofacial is for You?

Apr/10/2018

IPL / LED Photofacial NYC IPL vs LED Light Therapy? Both Photofacials take advantage of the skin-restoring power of light to boost collagen and brighten the skin. So how do you know which one will help you achieve your skincare goals? Our guide to Photofacials will light the way to a radiant, fresh you. Here’s…

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Jowls Sagging? How to Tighten Your Jawline

Apr/5/2018

Jowls: Jawline Lift Without Surgery Drooping jowls may look cute on a bulldog. But it goes without saying that we’d prefer the tight, crisp jawline of youth. Unfortunately, gravity happens. As we age, our skin slides south. The good news? There are jaw tightening treatments to minimize the appearance of drooping jowls. Here’s what causes…

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Microdermabrasion versus Chemical Peel

Apr/3/2018

Microdermabrasion / Chemical Peel, NYC Microdermabrasion versus Chemical Peel? Both are go-to skincare treatments at Smooth Synergy to maintain bright, clear and smooth skin. They are highly effective exfoliation techniques to resurface the skin and remove dead skin cells. So which treatment is best to reveal a fresh, new you? Here are the key differences…

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Nonsurgical facelift? Try Microcurrent

Mar/29/2018

Microcurrent Facial Toning NYC Does microcurrent facial toning work as well as a surgical facelift to lift and define the face? For sure, each of these skin treatments has its own benefits. However, hands-down, the Microcurrent Facelift is the preferred noninvasive alternative to plastic surgery. It boasts the ability to fill out hollow contours and…

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Radio Frequency vs. Laser for Skin

Mar/27/2018

Radio Frequency, NYC Radio Frequency vs. Laser: How do these anti-aging treatments tighten skin differently? It’a a matter of the energy source used to resurface and rejuvenate the skin. Today, we’re highlighting the restoring powers of a radio frequency treatment for the face. Find out whether it’s right for your specific skincare concern and your…

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Glycolic Peels: What Do Peels Do?

Mar/22/2018

Glycolic Peels NYC Mandelic? Pyruvic? Glycolic Peels? Which chemical peel is right for you? Smooth Synergy NYC offers a comprehensive menu of facial peels in a variety of formulations. Today, we’re highlighting the skin-restoring benefits of one of them. Find out if a glycolic peel is best for your particular skincare concern and if it…

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Botox vs. Dysport vs. Xeomin

Mar/20/2018

Botox, Dysport, Xeomin The word Botox has become synonymous with wrinkle reduction. It’s responsible for smoothing out millions of frown lines, crow’s feet and “elevens” (the two lines between the eyes) every year. But there are a couple of relative new kids on the block — Dysport and Xeomin. So in the battle of Botox…

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Sensitive Skin: What Type are You?

Mar/15/2018

  Soothe Sensitive Skin Not all sensitive skin is created equal. From Itchy, dry skin to a red, blotchy face, your symptoms may look wildly different from the person standing next to you in the skincare aisle. Sure you’re both desperately trying to soothe your inflamed, irritated skin. But what’s right for your particular skin…

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Is Rosacea Causing Your Flushed Face?

Mar/13/2018

  What is Rosacea?   Does a look in the mirror have you seeing red? A flushed face can mean anything from a simple blush to a serious skin condition like Rosacea. Knowing the difference is the first step in finding the right treatment for flushing skin. So what exactly is Rosacea? And is this…

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How to Find an Esthetician in NYC

Mar/8/2018

Esthetician in NYC Whether you come into Smooth Synergy to tackle a specific skincare concern or for some rejuvenation after a busy day (or, likely, a bit of both), your esthetician plays an essential role in making sure you walk out our door looking and feeling your best. Here’s more about these skincare professionals, who…

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Femilift Benefits Urinary Incontinence, Vaginal Dryness, Painful Sex

Mar/6/2018

Femilift Laser by Alma As the season changes, so do our bodies. Events like childbirth, aging or menopause often come with complications that can get in the way of fully enjoying life. Whether it’s that little bit of leaking urine when you sneeze or thinking twice about sexual intimacy with your partner, women of all…

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Dermaplaning: How Celebs Exfoliate Their Skin

Mar/1/2018

Exfoliate with Dermaplaning   It’s almost Oscar time! And a skin treatment that exfoliates is all the rage among celebs getting red carpet ready. It’s called dermaplaning and it’s been a Hollywood secret for years (some say Liz Taylor and Marilyn Monroe were devotees). Now, Smooth Synergy is offering this star-studded exfoliation treatment! Here’s more…

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What is Ultherapy? Doctor Explains This Skin-Tightening Treatment

Feb/27/2018

  What is Ultherapy?   At Smooth Synergy NYC, clients inquire about the anti-aging benefit of Ultherapy every day. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the questions we hear most often about Ultherapy treatment, and posed them to Smooth Synergy’s Medical Director, George Liakeas, MD. Here’s his medical perspective on this non-invasive, skin-restoring and…

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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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