RVOC May 2016 : Page 106

INNOVATION SKIN-TIGHT Beauty & Simply Sublime Like a magic wand, Sublime uses the combined energies of bipolar radiofrequency and infrared light technology to stimulate collagen and improve skin texture, leaving it supple and more youthful-looking. Smile lines are minimized. The skin around the jawline and neck appears tighter. And those nagging bags underneath the eyes? Yep, it can even treat those—with no downtime or discomfort. “There’s no pain. The treatment time is fast. And results are noticeable in three to six weeks,” Britta Wetteskind, a registered nurse and founder of European Wellness Cosmedical in Newport Beach, says of the treatment. “It fits perfectly into a busy lifestyle and schedule.” It may take three to five 20-minute sessions (figure a treatment for each decade of life) to achieve the desired skin texture, tone and tightness. Then maintenance treatments should be scheduled once or twice a year. Now, put that best face forward. From $350 per treatment, europeanrn.com SO COOL The Bees Knees By now you’ve likely heard of CoolSculpting technology, which freezes and permanently kills fat cells in areas of the body like the abdomen and thighs. Now there’s a smaller version called the CoolMini . It’s often used on the neck to treat a double chin, but it can also be used to slim and contour other smaller-target areas of the body, like around the knees and under the arms. One treatment takes about 45 minutes, but multiple visits might be necessary to see the full e ect. “Approximately two to three treatments are needed for optimal results on areas like the knees and axillary pu s—or bra-strap fat,” says Jacqueline Kenney of Body by OrangeTwist, which has locations in Newport Beach and San Juan Capistrano. “It’s a great option for those who can’t miss work. [ ey can] come in during a lunch break and go right back to work.” at’s right: no downtime. Chill. $1,000-$1,800 per treatment, bodybyorangetwist.com HOT STUFF! Thermage’s radiofrequency technology heats, then cools deep tissue to stimulate renewal. AGE-ERASER BODY BEAUTIFUL FEELING CHEEKY Over the Knife Two fillers hit the market within the last year— Voluma and Restylane Lyft —that effectively restore youthful plumpness to cheeks and eliminate hollowing under the eyes. “Both work very well,” says Dr. Aaron Kosins of ZO Skin Centre in Fashion Island. “I prefer to use Restylane Lyft to smooth the lower eyelid hollow and Voluma or Juvederm to add volume and lift the cheeks.” Their secret ingredient: hyaluronic acid—a naturally occurring substance in FACE LYFT the body. “The amount of time the product will last... varies Voluma and Restylane Lyft between eight and 18 months.” Prices vary, zoskincentre.com 10 6 M O D E R N L U X U R Y O R A N G E C O U N T Y M AY 2 0 1 6 add volume to cheeks and under the eyes. The eyes, the face, the neck, the body—all experience a degree of sagging as years go by. Thermage uses radiofrequency technology—which heats, then cools targeted deep-tissue areas—to stimulate skin renewal and minimize wrinkles, creping, dimpling and sagging. “The latest device is very effective at tightening skin laxity,” says Dr. Zena Gabriel, who prefers to use it on the face. It takes 45 minutes for the eyes and face, and about 90 minutes for larger areas. $2,000-$3,000, doctorzena.com

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