New Year Skincare

Starting the new year with a fresh skincare and beauty routine can be an empowering way to embrace change and renewal. Here are some ideas: 1. Skin Detox and Reset: Consider a skincare detox to reset your skin. This might involve simplifying your routine, focusing on...

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Celebrating PA-Week!

October 6 through the 12 is PA week. We would like to take a moment to recognize all of the PA’s out there, especially our very own Chelsea, Megan and Sarah!

Holiday Gift Guide

Hello everybody, Nicole here! I am excited to share my favorite services & products at BE medi spa that you or your special someone will most definitely appreciate this holiday season!   HYDRAFACIAL PACKAGE OF 3 The most perfect gift that absolutely anyone...

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Benefits of BBL

Hello everybody, Nicole here! I am here to talk about one of our most popular services at BE medi spa – FOREVER YOUNG BBL by Sciton. Our BBL (BROADBAND LIGHT LASER) has so many amazing benefits, which I will breakdown for all of you. Comfortable with minimal downtime!...

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Hormonal acne treatment (Part 2)

In a previous blog post we talked all about hormonal acne and some of the challenges associated with it. As a review, acne is due to stimulation of androgen hormones which increases sebum (oil) production. Sebum leads to a buildup of dead skin in our pores creating...

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THE ANTI-AGING REGIMEN

Hello everybody, Nicole here! I’m here to help you today, as I understand it can be VERY confusing and overwhelming to figure out the perfect anti-aging regimen. There’s thousands of products & services on the market, and you are always promised that whatever you...

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Wound Care

Summer is the season for enjoying time outdoors! Unfortunately with summer activities comes accidents and injuries, such as skin abrasions, lacerations, and burns. My first year as a PA I worked at an urgent care and I was shocked at the amount of patients who came in...

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Summer skin and Hair Tips

Summer Skin & Hair Tips  The start of summer introduces hotter temperatures, longer days, and lots of activities outside! Although this is a wonderful time of year filled with lots of enjoyment, it is also a time to be more aware of your skin and hair to prevent...

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Botox

Hello everybody, Nicole here! Whether you’re a Botox virgin or a Botox veteran, I am here to answer all of your questions! There are many misconceptions when it comes to neurotoxins, and we are committed to keeping you informed to ensure you are as comfortable as...

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, an annual time of year aimed at raising awareness about skin cancer and educating individuals to take steps to protect their skin. Since skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, it is of the utmost...

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Hormonal Acne (Part 1)

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had your day ruined by a new pimple that sprouted up over night. If you can’t relate to that feeling, consider yourself lucky! I will never forget waking with a huge pimple on my chin the morning of my wedding. Most people consider acne...

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Skinbetter Science

At Beacon Skin and Surgeries and BE Medi Spa, our absolute goal is to help individuals feel more comfortable and confident in their skin! We recently started carrying one of the most innovative skincare lines, skinbetter science. The advanced chemistry in skinbetter...

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What to expect at an annual full body skin exam

If you have read any of our past blog posts, you know that at Beacon Skin & Surgeries we are passionate about preventing skin cancer. Sun protection is just one piece of the equation to skin cancer prevention. Many of us can relate to being irresponsible when it...

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Beacon’s Favorite Things

Chelsea: Retin-A Micro (brand name of tretinoin) Tretinoin has been used in dermatology for over 50 years and is one of our tried-and-true topicals for acne and anti-aging. Tretinoin increases cell turnover in the skin which helps reduce acne, texture, fine lines, and...

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DRY SKIN TIPS

DRY SKIN TIPS Cold winter weather in Michigan means that your skin is at risk of becoming more sensitive and dry than usual. Dry skin can lead to flaking, rough patches, redness, itching, and pain. Why does dry skin become more common during the winter? The answer is...

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Monkeypox outbreak

Currently, there is a 2022 outbreak of the Monkeypox virus. Monkeypox is a disease caused by an infection of the monkeypox virus, which is a member of the same family of viruses like smallpox. Before the current global outbreak, there were cases reported in central...

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How to Soothe a Sunburn

How to Soothe a Sunburn  First and foremost, prevention of a sunburn is key with the adequate use of sunscreen to protect the skin! However, in the circumstances that an individual gets too much sun exposure without sunscreen or clothing, there is a chance of burning....

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Summer is here!

Summer is finally here, and you’re probably wondering what types of treatments are best in the hot summer months?  We have a list of our favorites that will reveal your summer glow! First and foremost- we can’t love HydraFacial more.  This facial is highly...

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ROSACEA

Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that is estimated to affect over 16 million Americans. Rosacea can present in various ways but is most commonly associated with flushing and redness of the central face, typically beginning around age 30 years old....

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SKIN CANCER AWARENESS

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month! Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, with over 5 million cases diagnosed every year. Although skin cancer is very prevalent, it is also easily preventable and curable if detected early! If you know our...

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