Blog Archive

Yes, You CAN Remove Hair There Jun 13th, 2022

Traditional hair removal tools — razors, depilatory creams, tweezers, and wax — can get rid of unwanted hair, but they have some serious drawbacks. They’re painful, smelly, expensive, and temporary. Thankfully, there’s a better way to get the smooth, hairless skin you want without torturing yourself. At Gago Wellness in Brighton, Michigan,...

Why Everyone Is Talking About Morpheus8 May 11th, 2022

When it comes to repairing your skin, improving your complexion, and helping you fight the effects of aging, our team of master aestheticians at Gago Wellness in Brighton, Michigan has your back — and your face, arms, hands, neck, bottom, and any other body part that needs tightening, smoothing, or...

A Closer Look at BBL® Technology Apr 1st, 2022

At Gago Wellness, we take skin care seriously. Our top priority is your wellness and safety, so we only offer products and treatments that ensure you walk away with healthy skin and excellent results.  That’s why we love the Sciton line of BroadBand Light (BBL®) technologies. Our master aestheticians are...

Here's What You Can Expect from Your First Chemical Peel Feb 11th, 2022

Chemical peels are a tried-and-true method of exfoliating dry, tired, aging skin and revealing the fresher, brighter skin beneath. In fact, about a million women and men get chemical peels every year as part of their anti-aging skincare routine.  If you’ve made the decision to join their ranks, you’ve come...

This Is Why You Shouldn't Pick at Your Zits Jan 6th, 2022

We’ve all been there — standing in front of the mirror staring at a bright red, pus-filled pimple that seems to scream, “Look at me!” You know that popping it will get rid of the contents, but it will also leave you with a swollen sore that isn’t much better...

Causes of Premature Aging Dec 15th, 2021

The older you get, the slower your body bounces back from a strenuous workout, and you may also notice that your vision and hearing aren’t as sharp as they used to be. These are signs of the natural aging process, as cell turnover slows down and body parts show signs...

Who Can Benefit from Chemical Peels? Nov 1st, 2021

Chemical peels are nothing new, but they might be new to you. They’ve been a staple in the aesthetics industry for many years because they’re hard to beat when it comes to removing certain skin issues.  Over the years, new formulas have broadened the scope of the chemical peel’s effectiveness...

Common Sexual Health Issues and What You Can Do About Them Sep 13th, 2021

When all is well with your sexual health, you can have sex whenever you want and enjoy it when you do. That’s the ideal, but the reality may be a lot different. Although it seems like a simple physical act, a lot of variables affect your sexual health, including psychological,...

6 Benefits of Votiva® Aug 12th, 2021

Your vagina has been good to you. It’s facilitated a healthy sex life, delivered a baby or two (or more), and held countless tampons in place over the years. But these days, it’s feeling a bit loose, sometimes a little painful, and it just doesn’t look the same as it...

How to Care for Your Skin After a Photofacial Jul 8th, 2021

Photofacials, also known as intense pulsed light therapy (IPL), renew your skin from the inside out. Gentle bursts of energy penetrate the layers of your skin and break up clumps of melanin that cause visible dark spots, trigger the production of collagen to plump your skin and smooth out wrinkles,...

Skin Resurfacing with Fractora®: What to Expect Jun 25th, 2021

If you’ve been looking into ways to turn back the clock and restore your skin’s youthful look, you’ve probably discovered a plethora of options. The aesthetics field has much to offer if you’re looking for a noninvasive or minimally invasive approach to anti-aging.  We provide the best of those services...

5 Popular Anti-Aging Treatments for Your Skin May 3rd, 2021

  When you’re trying to guess someone’s age, what do you look for? If you’re like most people, you start with the face. You look for classic signs of aging, such as wrinkles, deep creases, dark spots, blotchy patches, scars, and loose skin.  If you'd rather keep people guessing about...

The Benefits of Forever Young™ BBL for Your Face Apr 7th, 2021

Women and men around the world shell out a lot of money to keep their skin looking good, driving the skin care market to more than $135 billion a year and growing. And that would make sense if the products worked, but most of them struggle to live up to...

Why Votiva® Might Be the Answer to Improving Your Sex Life Mar 3rd, 2021

Recent studies show that one in every six women experiences vaginal relaxation, a condition that occurs with aging and childbirth. Childbirth can contribute to the problem because it stretches and traumatizes the tissues. Aging can result in thinner tissues and dryness. Unfortunately for many women, a relaxed vagina means decreased...

What to Expect from a Chemical Peel Feb 1st, 2021

From active acne and its scars to age spots, wrinkles, and sun damage, chemical peels can solve a lot of facial issues by causing your outer skin layers to lift off and flake away. Your chemical peel may contain one or more of a variety of acids, depending on your...

Understanding the Different Types of Skin-Tightening Treatments Jan 1st, 2021

Gravity has been tugging on your skin with the same force all your life, but it’s suddenly starting to have an effect. What changed? Gravity isn’t getting stronger, your skin is getting weaker.  As you age, your skin thins out, you lose the plump fat layer just beneath the surface,...

What to Do about Mild Urinary Incontinence Dec 1st, 2020

In our youth, before we had our babies and before menopause, we all felt invincible. We thought our skin would remain forever smooth, our tummies firm and flat, and our urine would stay put in our bladder until we consciously released it. And then one day you sneezed, and your...

Could Your Lifestyle Be Causing Your Wrinkles? Nov 1st, 2020

It’s a fact of life that skin wrinkles as we age. Genetics and skincare can significantly influence the severity of your wrinkles and the age at which you start noticing those little lines criss-crossing your skin, but eventually, we all face it.  Unfortunately, you may be unknowingly causing your wrinkles...

Struggling with Acne? BBL™ Can Help Oct 11th, 2020

As long as acne has dotted adolescent faces and caused grown-ups to cancel social engagements, scientists and pharmaceutical companies have tried to solve the problem. Unfortunately, the condition still plagues people around the world. If you suffer from embarrassing and painful acne, it may be time to think outside the...

Chemical Peel versus Photofacial: Which Is Best for Me? Aug 17th, 2020

If you’re looking for ways to improve your complexion, there are no shortage of options. But not all those choices are effective, and not all of them are safe. It's important to do your research and make sure you partner with qualified aesthetic professionals who can evaluate your skin condition,...

5 Foods that Promote Feminine Health Jul 16th, 2020

It makes sense: If nutrition matters to your overall health, that means every part of your body, including your vaginal area, needs nutrition. After all, your vagina and other reproductive parts are made up of skin, muscles, and connective tissue just like the rest of your body.  So what kinds...

What is BBL? Learn Everything You Need to Know Here Jun 25th, 2020

You flip a switch and get instant light without much thought or effort. But light is so much more than what you detect with your eyes. It’s actually electromagnetic energy that comes in various invisible forms like X-rays, gamma rays, microwaves, and radio waves. Throughout history, scientists have discovered powerful...

5 Tips to Prevent Sun Damage this Summer May 19th, 2020

After a long winter and an unprecedented amount of time indoors, the temptation to shed all your layers of cold-weather clothes and bare your skin in the warmth of the sun is strong. While many things in life have changed over the last few months, one thing remains constant —...

5 Skin Concerns to Treat with a Chemical Peel Apr 13th, 2020

Chemical peels are not new, but they deserve a new look at what they can do. Many people think of them as a mere exfoliator, and while it’s true that chemical peels rid your skin of its dry outer layer, that’s a gross understatement about the power and versatility of...

What to Expect during a Hair Reduction Session Feb 29th, 2020

Smooth skin is a thing of beauty, but achieving it can be painful. What’s worse, traditional methods only work for a while before you have to do it again...and again.  That’s why our experienced team of professional aestheticians at Gago Wellness in Brighton, Michigan has chosen Forever Bare™ BBL as...

Revolutionize Your Complexion with Fractora® Radiofrequency Treatments Jan 31st, 2020

Even if you’ve cared for your skin over the years, there comes a time when age and gravity surpass the power of over-the-counter remedies. This is about the time when many women, and a growing number of men, start researching ways to improve their complexions. If you’re at that point,...

Decreased Libido? Learn How Votiva® Can Help Dec 31st, 2019

As a woman, you ride an intense hormonal roller coaster ride throughout your life. From puberty and menstruation to childbirth and menopause, your body experiences extreme ups and downs that affect your physical, emotional, and mental health — and for many, a noticeable drop in sexual desire as you age. ...

You Don't Have to Live with Acne — Get Rid of It with BBL Nov 30th, 2019

Whether you’re a teen dealing with the physical, social, and emotional effects of acne, or you’re an adult still fighting what most consider an adolescent affliction, you’ve probably tried every remedy available in drugstores and online. If so, you’ve joined a club that includes more than 80% of Americans, who...

Why Is Collagen So Important for Youthful Looking Skin? Oct 31st, 2019

Collagen is getting a lot of press these days, showing up on labels and flooding social media. But what exactly is it and why is it good for your skin? We’re glad you asked. Our team of experts at Gago Wellness in Brighton, Michigan believes it’s important to be informed...

Too Much Sun Damage? We Can Help Freshen up Your Skin Sep 30th, 2019

In moderation, the sun is good for you. It’s an essential source of vitamin D, it boosts your mood, and it helps you sleep by regulating your internal clock. But without protection like clothing, hats, and sunscreen, the sun can wreak havoc on your skin.  What many people think of...

Don't Let Menopause Ruin Your Sex Life—See What Votiva® Can Do For You Aug 31st, 2019

Sex feels good.  It also has an enormous effect on you physically and emotionally. Beyond the pleasure it gives in the moment, sex: Helps you sleep better Boosts your mood Reduces stress Amps up your immunity Lessens pain Decreases your risk for heart disease and prostate cancer Improves your memory...

How BBL™ BroadBand Light Can Turn Back the Clock on Your Skin Jul 31st, 2019

Have you ever dreamed of stopping the clock so you could look young forever? With BroadBand Light™ (BBL), you can. There’s not a more effective treatment in the world when it comes to reversing the effects of aging, sun damage, and an active lifestyle.  Our expert technicians at Gago Wellness...

Looking for a New Skin Care Regimen? Give Avène a Try! Jul 3rd, 2019

Have you really looked at the quality of the products you use for your daily skin care regimen? The very products you put on your skin could be contributing to issues like dryness, fine lines, and aging, as well as dermatological conditions like rosacea or eczema. At Gago Wellness in...

What Skin Conditions Can Be Treated With a Chemical Peel? Jun 2nd, 2019

You may not be able to turn back the hands of time, but you can certainly reverse what it’s done to your skin. Chemical peels offer a nonsurgical option for revitalizing your appearance and reclaiming newer, fresher skin. At Gago Wellness, our expert technicians specialize in evaluating your skin and...

Votiva®: The Hormone- and Surgery-Free Solution for Vaginal Laxity You’ve Been Waiting For May 21st, 2019

It’s a great time to be a woman — living life on your own terms with endless opportunities. And when it comes to your sexual health, you can take charge of that, too. For the first time ever, you can choose to rejuvenate your vaginal area for better tone, sensitivity,...

Why Bother Waxing and Shaving? Learn How Laser Hair Reduction Can Change Your Life Apr 2nd, 2019

If you like the look and feel of smooth, hairless skin, you’re probably familiar with the most common forms of hair reduction — and their drawbacks. You could shave, but you need to do it quite often, and it can irritate delicate skin. Waxing is painful; creams are smelly. Laser...

How Fractora™ Turns Back the Hands of Time With Groundbreaking Radiofrequency Mar 13th, 2019

We may not know how to stop the natural aging process, but advances in medical technology have allowed us to help you turn back the clock on your look. Fractora™ is a state-of-the-art aesthetic tool we have at Gago Wellness that’s often referred to as the non surgical face-lift. The...

What is a Photofacial and What Can it do for Me? Feb 19th, 2019

Wouldn't it be wonderful to be able to enjoy youthful skin for a lifetime? You can with a photofacial using Forever Young BBL™. BBL sets new standards in treating skin condition's associated with aging, active lifestyles, and sun damage. So it's no wonder that photofacials are so popular. The in-office treatment...