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Welcome to the blog for SPA Melissa Allen, where you can expect to find the most up-to-date, accurate and no-nonsense information on the skincare therapies, procedures and beauty services designed to help you look your best. This is where you’ll also find the latest news and events for SMA—plus our current promotions.

Maskne

How to deal with Maskne

Now that masks have become a part of our daily lives, we’re hearing more about an ugly side effect: maskne! Maskne is a kind of acne caused by dirt and bacteria getting trapped on the skin under a ...

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New At-Home Devices Are Available: NuFACE Trinity Pro & My Skin Buddy

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get a spa treatment every day? While we haven’t yet figured out how to clone ourselves, we do have some new at-home devices that we think are the next best thing! ...

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Skin Health Starts in Your Gut

Here at Spa Melissa Allen, we're always looking for the most cutting edge and effective treatments. And we've got a new product that we think you are just going to love! Introducing Regul8: Dige...

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Botox and Lasers and Microneedling (Oh My!)

Who doesn’t want to look younger? Many of the clients we see are interested in reducing signs of aging in their skin. We want you to look your very best, too, which is why we’re so dedicated to ski...

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Chemical Peel

Should I Get a Chemical Peel?

Peeling is an essential part of healing our skin. The body naturally sloughs off our skin as part of its natural rhythm. Chemical peels are simply peels that are induced by a chemical solution...

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Skincare Gimmicks SPA Melissa Allen Best Skincare in Cincy

Avoiding Skincare Gimmicks

If you have difficulty with your skin, it can seem like there’s a new magic solution every time you log into Instagram. There’s always a new treatment, skincare gimmick or shiny new gadget that pro...

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Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation: How to Stop It in its Tracks in 4 Easy Steps

Hyperpigmentation is a big word for an annoying problem. It is the darkening of the skin on the face and body. Sometimes it occurs in small patches, and other times it can cover large areas. While ...

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We love SPF

We Love Sunscreen!

We love sunscreen at SPA Melissa Allen. Why? It is the single best thing you can do to protect your skin from sun damage that causes spots, wrinkles, sagging, and other nasty things. If you want be...

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Pregnancy Skin: Dos and Don’ts

Congratulations! Now that you’re expecting a new baby, there are many changes ahead, including for your skin. And while some lucky soon-to-be parents do end up with a “glow” in their face, many oth...

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SPA Melissa Allen Acne

Acne vs. Breakouts; What’s the BEST way to handle either?

It happens to all of us: we wake up one morning, look in the mirror, and there is a huge, angry bump on our chin. Ugh! Acne, right? Well, not so fast. There’s actually a difference between acne vs....

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Vitamin A, C, E make for health, youthful skin

The Vitamins You Need for Optimal Skin Health

When we think about vitamins, we usually think about them with food or supplements. But while we are 100% on board with eating a healthy diet, vitamins also play an important role in our skincare p...

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DMK Enzyme Therapy at SPA Melissa Allen

DMK Enzyme Therapy: Why Non DMK Enzyme Treatments Miss The Mark

We will be the first to admit that getting a professional facial enzyme peel is awesome. Peels can remove dirt, debris, and dead skin, leaving you with a fresh-looking, dewy face. It sounds great, ...

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