Pep Up Collagen Renewal Face & Neck Treatment by Colorescience is an all-in-one skin rejuvenation solution.

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Pep Up is formulated with an exclusive blend of 10 peptides, antioxidants, and hyaluronic acid that is designed to:

  • Encourage healthy collagen production to fight the signs of aging
  • Restore and reinforce moisture for an increase in suppleness
  • Protect your skin from environmental aggressors
  • Soothe and calm skin against infrared radiation

Pep Up is easy to use – apply 1-2 pumps twice daily after cleansing (or after toner).

In a study study with a 158 participants of all ages, people noticed:

  • Improvement in overall skin health (at 4 weeks)
  • 78% improvement in skin firmness (at 12 weeks)

Pep Up can be used on any skin type. It is hypoallergenic, non comedogenic, and free of oil, parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols, and chemical sunscreen.

Pep Up Collagen Face & Neck Treatment is available at Blu Cocoon in San Jose, CA, along with other Colorescience products.

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Obagi launched a new product this month and we will be carrying it at our San Jose MedSpa soon!

Obagi’s Professional-C Microdermabrasion Polish + Mask is a 2-in-1 skincare treatment that promises to do double duty. This at-home treatment exfoliates using superfine crystals to prime your skin for absorption of L-ascorbic acid (vitamin C). It contains 30% L-ascorbic acid – more than any other skincare product available in the industry!

It’s easy to use:

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  1. Warm in hands and apply an even layer onto clean damp skin for exfoliation
  2. Relax for 10-15 minutes while vitamin C is absorbed into the skin
  3. Wipe off with a soft, wet cloth and water

Here’s what you can expect after one treatment:

  • Immediate glow
  • Skin conditioning from botanical oils to minimize dryness
  • A visible reduction in dull skin and fine lines

Obagi conducted a 3-week study of the Professional-C Microdermabrasion Polish + Mask and participants reported:

  • More luminous glow (88%) after one application
  • More youthful-looking skin (98%) after 3 weeks of use

This product will keep your skin radiant between medspa treatments or is beneficial to add to any at-home skincare regimen.

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We recently extended our esthetic menu to include a variety of facials so clients can choose depending on their skin’s needs (see the menu here). Facials are luxurious, relaxing, and very beneficial for your skin’s health. Getting a facial every now and then is good, but getting a facial on a regular basis is even better. Here is why.

A Facial Encourages Healthy Skin
Skin cells slough off every 3o days or so, but as we get older, the sloughing process can take longer. The buildup of old cells can leave the skin looking dull. If you choose to have a monthly facial, this will encourage your skin to turnover and move the healthy cells to the surface. The result: more radiant skin.

A Facial Cleans Pores
Whether you have acne concerns or not, a good pore cleansing helps to remove excess oil and impurities. The result: smaller pore size and less breakouts.

A Facial Fights Aging
The components of a facial – cleansing, massage, exfoliation, facial mask, and use of antioxidant products – encourages collagen production (which slows down as we age). A deep exfoliation may reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and sun damage/age spots. The result: smooth and healthy-looking skin.

A Facial Keeps Your Skin on Track
Many of our clients use medical grade skin care products for their home care regimen. Adding in a regular facial allows products to absorb to a deeper level and maximizes their benefits. Also, it is a good time to discuss skin concerns with your esthetician.

A Facial Provides Relaxation
A monthly facial gives you time for yourself to close your eyes and completely relax.

Call us at 408-295-2580 to schedule your facial at our San Jose Med Spa today.

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Judging from the popularity of Botox and fillers at our San Jose MedSpa, we could’ve guessed that they are the most sought out minimally-invasive cosmetic treatments in the US and recently the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) confirmed this in their annual 2018 National Plastic Surgery Statistics report.

The top minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures (and number of treatments) from last year were:

  1. Botox, Dysport, Xeomin: 7,437,378
  2. Soft Tissue Dermal Fillers (including Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, Sculptra, etc.,): 2,676,970
  3. Chemical Peels: 1,384,327
  4. Laser Hair Removal: 1,077,490
  5. Microdermabrasion: 709,413
  6. IPL treatments (FotoFacial): 675,552
  7. Laser Skin Resurfacing: 594,266
  8. Non-Invasive Fat Reduction (CoolSculpting, etc.,): 376,962
  9. Non-Surgical Skin Tightening (Ultherapy, etc.,): 335,290
  10. Sclerotherapy (varicose and spider vein treatment): 323,234

Since 2000, the number of Botox treatments has grown 845%! From a mere 786,000 treatments to over 7 million!

It is not surprising that Botox is consistently the chart topper. The treatment is quick (30-45 minutes) and accomplishes a lot! There is no downtime and when the results set in (from a few days to about 2 weeks), they are noticeable. Botox / Dysport drastically reduces the appearance of moderate to severe wrinkles in the forehead area, around the eyes, and/or scowl. One treatment will “turn your frown upside down”. A Botox/Dysport treatment lasts 3-4 months.

Fillers, the second most popular treatment in the US, are another anti-wrinkle treatment. They “fill” crevices in your face, and can also enhance features like lips, cheekbones, a nose (read more about nose reshaping using filler here) and much more. The benefits of fillers last 6 to 12+ months.

If you’ve been wanting to try fillers or Botox, call us at 408-295-2580 to schedule a consultation or request an appointment online.

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Who doesn’t love a facial treatment? A facial is beneficial in many ways. It allows you to lie down and relax during your busy day. It also is a wonderful way to care for your skin outside of your home care regimen. After one of our esthetic facial treatments, you will leaving looking and feeling refreshed.

While our Classic Facial is one of the most popular treatments at our San Jose MedSpa, we’ve decided to expand the esthetic menu to better serve specific needs of our clients. Here is our new Esthetic Menu:

Blu Cocoon Signature Facial (65 min, $215)
Blu Cocoon Signature facial is the perfect treatment to refresh tired, dull skin. It uses the enzyme exfoliation and mild extractions from the Customized Classic Facial and combines it with the corrective manual exfoliation from the Vibradermabrasion, allowing stimulation of collagen production. We also use a high level Growth Factor Mask, which keeps skin smooth and firm for a healthy complexion. Recommended add-on: cryostem $55

Customized Classic Facial (50 min, $105)
The Blu Cocoon Customized Classic Facial is the perfect step for beautiful, more radiant skin. Each treatment includes cleansing, medical-grade extractions, a deep-pore enzyme exfoliation, a corrective mask, customized serum application, and product recommendation. Custom facials can address a variety of needs ranging from premature aging, environmental damage, dehydration, dull skin, pigmentation, and even rosacea.
*Recommended add-on: Vitamin C Boost $30, Cryostem $55

Corrective Acne Treatment (65 min, $130)
This treatment is designed to clear up troublesome acne and breakouts. It helps remove congestion, blackheads, and improve the overall appearance of your skin. Custom blended enzymes and masks helps combat bacteria, purges impurities, and can help reduce pigmentation caused by scarring.
*Recommended add-on: Facial Mask Peel $90

Anti-Aging Facial (50 min, $125)
Anti-Aging Facial is designed to slow the aging process, brighten skin, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. After thorough cleansing and mild extractions, we use a high level Growth Factor Mask to achieve a more youthful skin tone. We recommend routine treatments for best results.
* Recommended add-on: Cryostem $55

Organic Facial (50 min, $115)
Do you have sensitive skin, or are you pregnant? Maybe you just prefer a facial without any harsh chemicals? The Organic Facial will leave you feeling refreshed and renewed. Each treatment includes similar steps to the customized facial, but using an all-natural, organic product line suitable for the most sensitive skin.
* Recommended add-on: Cryostem $55

Teen Facial (30 min, $75)
This is an express version of our Customized Classic Facial, designed for our teen clients. This facial is designed to address breakouts associated with teen skin, and includes deep cleaning and gentle extractions. This is a great way to promote and encourage healthy skin habits at an early age.

Facial Peel Mask (30 min, $145 and up)
Professionally applied peel solutions are used to exfoliate dead skin cells and allow deeper layers of fresh and untouched skin to be revealed. Regular treatments are an important step toward more even, clear, and smooth skin. Peels are safe for all skin types.

Illuminize Peel (20 min, $175)
The Skin Medica Illuminize Peel is a vital step in preparation for an event, special occasion, or to achieve an all-over radiant appearance. With virtually no downtime, these peels are best used in a series of 3 spaced two weeks apart, the final peel the day before your event.

Vitalize Peel (30 min, $225)
The Skin Medica Vitalize Peel is an extremely effective peel for mild to moderate skin imperfections. Best applied in a series of 3-6 spaced 3 weeks apart, this peel offers correction of pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, and textural imperfections.

Rejuvenize Peel (30 min, $325)
The Skin Medica Rejuvenize Peel is designed to penetrate deep into the dermis and produce the most exfoliation. Best applied in a series of 3-6 spaced 4 weeks apart, it is great for clients with moderate to severe sun damage, acne, and other pigment issues such as melasma.

To book an esthetic treatment, call us at (408) 295-2580.

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If you are considering Laser Hair Reduction (LHR) for the upcoming summer season, now is the time to start. Yep, you read that right. The reason behind that is because Laser Hair Reduction is not a “one-and-done” procedure. It takes time and patience but, trust us, it is worth it!

Here are a few reasons why our San Jose Med Spa clients (and staff) love Laser Hair Reduction:

LHR Saves Money and Time
In the long run, an investment in LHR now will save you money in the future. No more razors, shaving supplies, and/or waxing treatments. And imagine the time saved if you don’t have to shave in the shower!

LHR Doesn’t Miss a Spot
It’s precise. You won’t have a missed patch of hair like you might with waxing or shaving.

LHR Can Be Done (Almost) Anywhere
A Laser Hair Reduction treatment can be done on men and women on any area of the body except inside of the nose and ears and immediately around the eyes.

LHR Is Easy
The treatments are fast (approximately 15 to 60 minutes depending on area(s) treated) and a numbing cream can be used to make you more comfortable.

Laser Hair Reduction is Permanent*
For many clients, up to 95% of the targeted hair will be gone by your 5th treatment.
* LHR is not permanent for everyone but it does permanently reduce hair growth. If hair grows back, it most likely will be lighter, finer, and fewer in number. At Blu Cocoon, we may recommend touch-up treatments for best results (your nurse will tell you).

Some items to note about Laser Hair Reduction:

  • Most people require a series of 5 treatments (at minimum) every 6 to 8 weeks (or 4 to 6 weeks for facial hair).
  • To prep for the treatment, the area being treated should not be plucked or waxed for at least 2 weeks before the treatment.
  • When you come in for a consultation, please be prepared to show the nurse the area(s) that you would like to be treated with 1 to 2 days of hair growth.

Request a Laser Hair Reduction consultation online or contact us at (408) 295-2580 to schedule your appointment.

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