Blog Archive

Meet Aesthetic+Wellness—Who We Are and How We Can Help You Oct 22nd, 2018

Hello there! Many of you know me already as the director of the Aesthetic Center of Murfreesboro (ACoM). Ten years ago, I started my practice, and it’s given me a more fun and rewarding career than I ever could have asked for. At ACoM, I’ve been blessed to work with...

The Best 6 Cosmetic Procedures for Men Sep 17th, 2018

Everyone wants to look their best. Men and women alike want to look younger, healthier, and better. So why would anyone be surprised to learn that cosmetic procedures are increasingly popular for men? In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ (ASPS) annual statistics for 2016 showed that men opted...

How Kybella Can Banish a Double Chin and Sagging Cheeks Forever Aug 13th, 2018

The other day, we had a visit from a friend of ours, Gina. She was dropping in for a routine dermal filler touch-up. While we were chatting, Gina mentioned her concern at seeing more jowling, sagging, and fullness under her chin. She was worried her facial skin was “sliding down.”...

How Long Do Dermal Fillers Really Last? Jul 28th, 2018

Recently, I stumbled across an article dealing with a common complaint about dermal fillers. The complaint is a simple one: these products don’t last as long as they should. It isn’t an unfounded complaint. There’s a reason I’ve heard it many times in the past. At Aesthetic + Wellness, we...

The 411 on Lip Filler Treatments Jul 10th, 2018

It’s time to talk lips! My industry as a whole has seen an increase in clients requesting lip filler treatments in recent years. Thanks to social media and pop culture icons with luscious lips, we are seeing younger and younger clients coming in. But I also get the pleasure of...

7 Simple Skin Care Tips for Every Woman May 18th, 2018

We’ve all seen them. You know, the women with the fabulous, glowing skin? Whether the culprit is J-Lo or an old friend from college, she must have a secret to making their skin look so amazing. Is it her DNA? Was she just born lucky? Yes and no. Although some...

Do PRP Hair Treatments Really Work? Apr 17th, 2018

It was a great day today… the kind of day where some of our favorite clients come in. We laughed and joked, and everyone sang the praises of the miracle of Botox. My last client was Deb. She has been coming to see me for awhile now. We have treated...

Does Sculpsure Really Work? Mar 30th, 2018

The hot topic of the moment is body sculpting. As the weather warms up and swimsuit season approaches, we come out of hibernation. We start thinking about those little areas we want to improve. Body sculpting is the latest and greatest in the aesthetic world. New technology has finally arrived...

Dermal Fillers for Lips & Eyes Feb 23rd, 2018

What You Need to Know As we grow older, we begin to show signs of aging and stress. I probably didn’t have to tell you that! Our muscles soften. Our skin loses elasticity. We start to develop fine lines and wrinkles. Yet, thanks to various medical breakthroughs, certain treatments like...

What is Kybella? Jan 17th, 2018

A few weeks ago, multiple clients all asked if I had lost weight. I hadn’t, and at first I couldn’t figure it out. Then, a lightbulb went off: Kybella! Six weeks prior, I had taken the leap and given myself a Kybella treatment. Kybella can take several weeks to produce...

What Brings Our Clients Back Is The Confidence Boost. Dec 20th, 2017

I held onto my part-time nurse practitioner position at a family practice for too long, and now that some time has passed, I better understand why. When I helped get children healthy again, I could see the impact right in front of me. A sick, grumpy kid would leave the...

You Can't Give What You Don't Have Dec 7th, 2017

Last week, I saw a client named Judy. She has been a loyal client, and over the years, she has told me about her husband and her children, about fun stuff like upcoming vacations and about much heavier stuff like her health issues. Judy’s friendliness and joy make our time...

How Much Does Botox Cost? Nov 20th, 2017

The question we get most often is “Where should I start?” Then, our clients typically ask, “What exactly is Botox?” And then, “Does it actually work?” (Spoiler alert: It really does work. It is amazing, in fact.) But despite the misconceptions about aesthetic treatments like Botox, they aren’t reserved for...