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When to Use Electrolysis vs. Laser Hair Removal to Remove Unwanted Hair

Laser hair removal and electrolysis are the two most effective, widely used methods for lasting hair removal. With endless resources, treatment options, and "expert opinions" now at our fingertips, it can be difficult for patients to decide which treatment route is best for them, and for practitioners to determine what hair removal technology they want in their clinics.

Within this article, we'll dive deeper into each hair removal treatment and shed some light on which technique may be best for you, as a patient or practitioner. 

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5 Ways to Celebrate Dad this Father's Day

It's Father's Day this weekend and it's time to celebrate Dad. And just like actually funny dad jokes, it seems like this happens only once a year! 

Over the past few years, we've shared some of the great aesthetic treatments you can get for dear old Dad for Father's Day. These ranged from laser hair removal for unwanted back hair to laser tattoo removal to get rid of old ink he's always wanted to get removed. Click here to read our blog from last year, "7 Aesthetic Treatments For Dad This Father’s Day." This year, check out our sampling of some of the hottest Fathers Day gifts of 2020. 

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Correcting Sun Damage, Melasma, and More with the QuadroStarPRO YELLOW, Featured on "The Doctors"

Sun damage, dark spots, and unwanted pigmentation are skin imperfections that many people go to great lengths to hide or remove. Featured on The Doctors television show, one patient finally achieved the results she longed for using the QuadroStarPRO YELLOW laser after years of failed treatments and expensive temporary solutions for concealing her melasma. 

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5 Laser Hair Removal Most Frequently Asked Questions

Does laser hair removal hurt? How does it work? Is laser hair removal safe for darker skin tones? 

We'll answer these laser hair removal frequently asked questions and more below in this Q&A blog! While laser hair removal is an incredibly popular aesthetic treatment, there's still a lot of mystery surrounding the procedure. Because older technology still lingers in med spas and laser clinics, potential patients generally have several initial questions sparked from negative experiences they've observed. Keep reading to gain a deeper understanding of laser hair removal procedures, new technology, and patient experience.

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Why Erbium:YAG Lasers Offer Superior Treatments Than CO2 Lasers

Some of the biggest challenges physicians face are determining which technology to invest in and which aesthetic treatments to offer. Are patients interested in body sculpting, wrinkle reduction, light photo facials, or full skin resurfacing? In recent years, an emerging trend in the aesthetic industry has been an increasing demand for non-invasive procedures with limited downtime that produce significant and lasting results.

In the past, many physicians believed CO2 lasers were the best way to treat wrinkles, fine lines, and other skin blemishes. However, more dermatologists, physicians, and patients are choosing Erbium:YAG technology over CO2 lasers thanks to its impressive results and safe, gentle treatments.

In this article, we'll examine numerous reasons why Erbium:YAG lasers, such as the Astanza DermaBlate, are the preferred choice for both fractional laser skin resurfacing and deep ablation. 

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NEW Aesthetic Resource Library: Webinars, Ebooks, and Bears Oh My!

At Astanza, we believe in continuing education and finding learning experiences at every turn! We strive to provide our clients and fellow aesthetic industry members with world-class service, training, marketing support, and technology to help you achieve your goals and continue to grow in your field. In doing so, we regularly create and share relevant webinars, ebooks, guides, videos, and blog posts with our followers.

To house our extensive content library, we recently unveiled our newly optimized Aesthetic Resources library, easily accessible through our main menu (click "Resources" at the top of the website)! 

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What to Look For in an Aesthetic Laser Demo

If you've reached the point in your purchasing journey where you're considering requesting a laser demonstration, you've likely already navigated your financing options, business model, training, and more. However, it's just as important to determine what you hope to accomplish from a laser demo. Whether your demo is virtual (via video conferencing) or in-person, it's crucial to outline what you want to gain from the demo with your representative so that they can answer all your questions and meet your needs.
Most laser demos, including Astanza virtual demos, should include the following: 

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5 Things to Do for Mother’s Day While Sheltering at Home

This Sunday, May 10th is Mother's Day, and for many, celebrations may look different as the majority of Americans are still sheltering in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual Mother's Day traditions of visiting grandma with a bouquet at the nursing home or attending brunch with mom probably won't happen this year.

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Webinar: The Past, Present, and Future of Laser Hair Removal Technology

Laser hair removal is without a doubt one of the most sought after aesthetic procedures today. This in-demand treatment is popular amongst males and females and is constantly evolving thanks to advancements in laser technology.


Astanza recorded a webinar, The Past, Present, and Future of Laser Hair Removal Technology, which takes a deep dive into the history and origins of laser hair removal, discusses different components of this procedure and the technology used, as well as what the future of this procedure looks like for the aesthetic industry and your practice.

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