Mary Beth Brubeck RN

Botox Explained

marybeth November 4, 2022 0 comments 0

When someone says they get Botox they may actually be referring to one of  the 4 related injectables on the market: Botox, Dysport, Jeuveau, or Xeomin. They are all botulinum neurotoxins that smooth out wrinkles and prevent muscle contraction but there several misconceptions about how that happens. Many people confuse fillers with neurotoxin – both are injectables that treat lines…

Glossary of Ingredients

marybeth September 17, 2021 0 comments 0

We see products making claims based on ingredients that will deliver miracles in some cases. Here are some of the key ingredients to look for and what they actually do. Medical grade skin care products are more potent, use more concentrated ingredients and are allowed, by FDA law, penetrate below the epidermis (Something OTC products are not permitted to do)….

Are you a Two-Timer? | Dysport Restylane Bethesda Skin Care

marybeth January 27, 2019 0 comments 0

Wash, Rinse, Repeat Washing your face twice at the end of the day removes more dirt, pollution, makeup, and bacteria. Any super model will tell you their absolute skin care rule is to wash their face before bed no matter how tired they are.  Makeup, standing on the curb while cars and buses go by, touching and scratching our faces…

PRE-JUVENATION – Protection Starting Earlier | Injectables Fillers Dysport Restylane

marybeth October 31, 2018 0 comments 0

The benefits of slowing down the signs of aging has trickled down to men and women in their late 20’s and 30’s. Pre-juvenation , the practice of using injectables and smart skin care to maintain and prevent the loss of volume and collagen, creases and etched lines from expression lines, and damage from UV rays. Preserving youthful features takes commitment and…

Turn Over a New Leaf for FAll |Skincare Fillers Dysport Bethesda

marybeth September 11, 2018 0 comments 0

Now is the perfect time to shed summer sun damage and sunscreen clogged pores and refresh our complexions and skincare routine for the cooler months and holiday season. First thing to do is look at you daily skin care routine and add or tweak the plan from an apply-and-go summer regimen. Eventually, a good chemical peel can make a world…

I Want to Look Natural | Injectables Skin Care

marybeth May 14, 2018 0 comments 0

Natural means different things to different people but it almost always means you want to look like a younger version of yourself and not overdone. Patients come in for injectables like Botox or Dysport to smooth facial wrinkles and fillers to add volume to cheeks and lips, or fill folds and creases. I hear “I don’t want to look frozen”…

Dermal Fillers – A WOW Moment | Injectables in Bethesda

marybeth March 14, 2018 0 comments 0

Dermal fillers are used to add volume to the face and neck in areas that have lost elasticity, developed deep lines or creases, or when a patient just desires revolumization or augmentation to a facial feature. You see the results of fillers immediately and, like magic, the first look in the mirror is usually a WOW moment, an instant positive…

Antioxidants are a Must | Healthy Skin

marybeth February 3, 2018 0 comments 0

It took a while until I understood what a free radical was, why it was so harmful, and what it really meant in the world of skin care. It is a particle smaller than an atom, an oxygen electron that is supposed to be part of a couple, but has lost its other half, hence, the term “free” radical. As…