Blog Archive

5 Tips to Keep Your Skin Glowing This Holiday Season Dec 1st, 2019

When it comes to your skin care routine, the holiday season is a double whammy. As December gets going, your schedule probably feels constricted — there’s a lot to get done between parties, family functions, and shopping added to your year-round stressors. With so much going on, your skin care...

How to Prevent Acne Scarring (and What to Do if It Develops) Nov 1st, 2019

Acne scars not only can wreak havoc with your self-esteem, but they can also create a lasting memory of a difficult time. Adults often have to carry acne scars from adolescence, which can be embarrassing and frustrating. So, although it’s important to know how to prevent acne scarring, you should...

How Photorejuvenation Works to Refresh Your Skin Sep 30th, 2019

Do you struggle with unwanted pigmentation on your skin -- like sunspots, rosacea, spider veins, visible capillaries, and other signs of photoaging? It might be time to try photorejuvenation treatment to refresh your skin for a younger, smoother, and more even appearance. Dr. James Volpe and the rest of our...

When Should I Consider Wrinkle-Reducing Treatments? Sep 1st, 2019

Wrinkles are a natural part of your skin, especially as you age. There are also other factors that can cause them, or make the ones you already have more pronounced and visible. Some people just accept them and move on, but for you, wrinkles may make you feel old and...

How Weight Loss Can Benefit More Than Just Your Appearance Aug 13th, 2019

When we think about losing weight, the main focus tends to be on improving our looks -- but that’s only one of the many benefits of weight loss. There are other significant benefits for your health and lifestyle.  Here at GLO Aesthetics, James Volpe, DO, can help you achieve your...

5 Reasons to Get Laser Hair Removal Jul 9th, 2019

Shaving is one of those personal grooming tasks that women universally despise. It’s no wonder when you realize that the average woman spends 72 days or 1,728 hours of her life shaving.  Some women have decided to rebel and not shave at all. But let’s face it, not all of...

Summertime Tips to Avoid Sun Spots Jun 13th, 2019

As the temperatures start to heat up, more Philadelphians begin to head outdoors to enjoy the sun and warmth. Unfortunately, many will fail to take the proper precautions before heading out the door. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, only 29.9% of women and 14.3% of men in the...

Find Out How the Icon™ Laser Can Help you Diminish the Appearance of Acne Scars May 9th, 2019

Acne is most prevalent during your teenage years, when your body is changing and your hormones are going crazy. Breakouts occur when your skin’s pores become clogged with oil, bacteria, and dead skin cells, which then swell into those nasty blemishes. Once they’ve dried up, most blemishes heal and disappear...

‘Brotox’: Why More Men Than Ever Are Embracing Botox Apr 9th, 2019

There’s no doubting the success of Botox® as an effective and popular way to ease the appearance of active wrinkles on your face. Originally developed as a treatment for overactive eye muscles, the relaxing effect on crow’s feet and worry lines caught on immediately with people seeking new ways of...

How Non-Invasive Photorejuvenation Uses Light to Banish Brown Spots and Other Skin Discolorations Mar 7th, 2019

It’s bad enough when wrinkles and fine lines begin to show up on your face, but adding insult to injury are the increasing areas of hyperpigmentation — aka brown spots, age spots, and liver spots — as well as the appearance of unsightly facial veins. Before you know it, that...

Winter is a Great Time for Laser Skin Resurfacing Feb 7th, 2019

Do fine lines and wrinkles stare back at you when you look in the mirror? Or do you have spider veins you’d like to get rid of? The Icon™ laser system from Cynosure® can give you youthful skin again. But when’s the best time for treatment? Now. In the winter...

Stretch Marks No Longer Have to be Permanent Jan 11th, 2019

Stretch marks are a frustrating part of life for many women and men. These visible stripes and lines (striae) in the skin can appear anywhere but are most common on the abdomen, thighs, upper arms, breasts, and buttocks. At GLO Aesthetics in Philadelphia, PA, we know good health includes how...