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Category Archives: General Medical Spa

Tis the season to treat yourself! Join us for our Holiday open house!

Join us for our holiday open house! We know you have been working hard this holiday season to make sure everything is picture perfect for family and friends so we wanted to take some time to celebrate you! Grab a friend and join us for an evening of food, fun, demonstrations, raffles and lots of one-night-only deals! RSVP by calling the office at (518) 438-0505 or RSVP online to reserve your spot! Why come? You’ll get the chance to view live demonstrations of some of our most popular procedures including CoolSculpting, Ultherapy, Microneedling and more! All of our gift cards will be … Continue reading

Transitioning your skincare routine from summer to fall

            Living in Upstate NY, we have to deal with a wide variety of climate changes throughout the year. Just as you switch over your wardrobe, you should be transitioning your skincare routine with each season. As summer comes to a close, we wanted to share our best practices for maintaining healthy and beautiful skin as the temperatures get colder and the air becomes crisper. Increase your Hydration Our skin produces more oil in the summer, helping to keep it naturally hydrated. As the temperature gets cooler, you may notice more dryness and flakiness as … Continue reading

Buying your makeup and skincare products online? Think again…

Last week’s Life of Kylie episode focused on exposing the beauty industry’s black market when she set out to address consumer concerns associated with knock-off Kyle Cosmetics’ Lip Kits. Working in the cosmetic industry, we know that counterfeit makeup and skincare products is nothing new which is why we regularly warn our clients to stay away from ordering these products online. These counterfeits can contain anything from mercury and lead to even rat poop and they can cause horrible skin rashes, allergic reactions and even infections.   While we are all for saving some money here and there, the place … Continue reading

Wedding Prep 101: From The Beauty Experts

Working in the beauty industry, we get to regularly work with brides and bridal parties to help ensure they look their best on the big day. There are tons of skincare treatments and beauty services that can sometimes be confusing and even scary to brides who aren’t sure where to start. This is why we wanted to share our pro tips and best practices to help our Spa One brides better understand their options so they will look absolutely radiant on their wedding day. The first step once you have nailed down your dream glam squad is to have a … Continue reading

Spa One Announces the Availability of HydraFacial MD

At Spa One, we are always on the hunt for new treatments that will leave our clients with beautifully radiant skin. Our team of estheticians vet out and personally try any new service we consider adding to our line of skincare treatments to ensure the very best for our clientele. After extensive research and client demand, we are excited to announce that we have added HydraFacial MD to our line of services! So what is HydraFacial MD? HydraFacial MD is a non-invasive facial treatment that utilizes a special concoction of antioxidants, hyaluronic acid and peptides. It is specifically designed to … Continue reading

How do I know which skincare treatment is right for me?

Medical spas can sometimes be intimidating places that highlight procedures, products and terminology you may not be familiar with. At Spa One we understand this, which is why our estheticians and doctors help guide you through the decision making process to ensure the procedure you want is one that will meet your skincare needs. To help you better understand your options we wanted to compile a list of our top skincare treatments and explain why you will benefit from them. Microneedling Do you suffer from textural issues like large pores and acne scars? Hate those fine lines? Microneedling may just … Continue reading

Massage Therapy Does More Than Make You Feel Good

One of my favorite things about working at Spa One is having the opportunity to help treat patients of The Plastic Surgery Group. Having any surgery is a major decision and a lot goes into the pre-operative process. What most people don’t know is that we invest just as much time and care in our patients post-operatively to ensure they have the most successful recovery possible.  Whether you are undergoing a facelift, breast augmentation or a full-blown mommy makeover, we offer a number of different services to help you look and feel your best after surgery. One of the most … Continue reading

How healthy are you aging?

To honor September’s healthy aging month, the girls at Spa One wanted to put together some of their best tips for aging beautifully. People eat healthy and work out regularly to keep their heart and body healthy but what do you do to keep your skin happy and healthy? Whether you’re in your 20’s, 40’s, 50’s or even 70’s, it’s important to take steps to protect your skin to ensure you age gracefully! Vanessa is our certified lash addict at Spa One so we knew her tip was going to be lash related. “What most people don’t know is that … Continue reading

How to Keep Your Face Flawless in the Summer Heat

This 90+ degree weather doesn’t seem to be going anywhere and us ladies at Spa One know the toll it has been taking on our skin. Whether it’s clogged pores, sunburns or makeup melting down your face we feel your pain, which is why we wanted to compile some of our best tips and favorite tricks for maintaining that beautiful summer glow, no matter how hot it gets! In terms of skincare, it’s essential that you create a consistent regime that is inclusive of facial treatments as well as products that are customized to address your needs. Marika says “microneedling … Continue reading

Out with the old, in with the bold…

What’s new in the world of lashes? VOLUMATION! I have great news for all my lash addicts out there! We are now certified to perform the newest technique for creating the most luscious lashes you have ever seen! This new innovative approach utilizes multiple eyelash extensions which are applied to a single natural lash to create depth, volume and texture like you have never seen before. Each application is customized specifically to meet the needs of my clientele. To achieve the look you want, we use the Xtreme lash calculator which helps us in determining the length and thickness that … Continue reading

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