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Lip Enhancement with Juvederm Ultra!

Amanda’s Journey into Juvederm! Just one syringe of Juvéderm Ultra in her lips gave her a fuller, yet natural look. Juvederm Ultra is FDA-approved for lip enhancement and gives beautiful results. If you’ve been considering adding some plumpness to your pucker, now is a great time. Give us a call to set up your appointment or complimentary consultation. (509)290-6149


Trim your double chin — without surgery!

We’re excited to announce our newest product from Allergan (the company that brought us BotoxTM)! FDA-approved KybellaTM is your fat-busting, non-surgical answer to a double chin, and we’re thrilled to offer it to you. This is a great treatment for men and women!

Dr. Gwyn administers KybellaTM with a series of small injections into the fat tissue in the submental area under your chin. The active ingredient in KybellaTM is deoxycholic acid, which your body produces naturally to absorb fat. When injected directly into submental fat, the medication destroys the fat cells, and leaves all your other cells healthy and intact. The recommended treatment with KybellaTM occurs in two appointments; six weeks apart. The number of treatments will depend on the amount of submental fullness.

To learn more about this exciting new treatment (and snag special pricing), join us at our “ChinUp with KybellaTM” event on Thursday, March 24th, from 5:00-6:30 at Rejuvenate Rx. Meet the experts, ask questions, win prizes and enjoy delicious treats and refreshments.

As always, you can also schedule your complimentary consultation, just call us: (509) 290-6149.

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Summer Skin Tips

Warm temperatures and longer days keep your mood light but acne flares can become an issue in the summertime.

Higher temperatures can increase facial oil production which can lead to clogged pores; contributing to black heads and breakouts.   Sweating also contributes to inflammation which can worsen acne.

A few simple changes to your skin regimen can help control summer skin problems.

1)      Gentle yet diligent–Wash your face with a non-drying foaming or lotion cleanser twice a day.  Avoid harsh soaps and toners which can dry out the superficial skin layers and stimulate more oil production.  You may want to let your cleanser set on your skin for a minute or two prior to rinsing.

2)      Unplug—a quality clay mask a few times a week is great for absorbing oil and clearing pores.

3)      Go lightly or skip—a lighter moisturizer or hydrating gel is usually enough to keep your skin happy.  Many skip moisturizers altogether in the summer.  Drinking plenty of water will help  keep your skin plump and soft.

4)      Protect—Use a gentle facial sunscreen daily.  Choose a product with an SPF of at least 30.  Try a tinted mineral sunscreen.  Mineral sunscreens are great because they reflect UV radiation rather than absorbing the rays and causing heat damage to the skin.

5)      Seek guidance—Come see us at Rejuvenate Rx for a little help if your acne continues to bother.

Enjoy the rest of your summer!

–Dr. Gwyn

Time for Being TrueTM

BeingTrueRejuvenate Rx and Being TrueTM Cosmetics combine resources to celebrate who we are and all we aspire to be. Like Shakespeare professed, “To thine own self be true.” Well Spokane, here is a great option for you to look and feel your beautiful self. Anti-aging makeup artistry is here at your fingertips.
Our new makeup line arrives next week and it will be a delicate balance to keep on the shelves. Being TrueTM is a professional line that is focused on dermatological health with antioxidants to protect skin from free radical damage, correct existing age spots; and SPF to prevent further sun damage. Yes, all that goodness plus art! The many color choices and formulations are highly desirable for any consumer or pro. Through the technology and a diverse color palette, we can further promote self-confidence and the notion of being exactly you.
Our makeup artist is here Monday through Saturday to consult with you on how to achieve any look or feel you desire. Through the art of blending, color theory, balance, proportion, value and simple design, Being TrueTM has never been so productive and enlightening.
We offer complimentary color-matching. Stop by when you are ready to explore Being TrueTM.

Botox, Juvederm (and more) at Rejuvenate Rx in Wandermere West

The new era of skincare and esthetic services on the Northside of Spokane begins now. Rejuvenate Rx, led by Medical Director, Gwyneth Blattau Gay MD recently relocated into Wandermere West between Starbucks and Froyo Earth. Dr. Gwyn is a medical physician who has a special passion for skincare and esthetics.

With clinical esthetician, Kim Jarrell LME  the team at Rejuvenate Rx offers corrective skin care, anti-aging solutions, Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Sclerotherapy, chemical peels and MicroPeels, acne and rosacea treatments, dermaplaning, pigment and age spot removal; facials, full body waxing, body polish treatments, eyelash extensions, brow shaping, eyebrow and lash tinting, Latisse, make-up artistry, Clarisonic products and SkinCeutical products. Dr. Gwyn is also available for help with weight loss (yet another passion.)

Consultations are complimentary. Come in and have some delicious dark chocolate, fabulous cinnamon spice tea or infused water and explore what we do here at Rejuvenate Rx. Walk-ins are welcome or call us at (509)290-6149.

Rejuvenate Rx’s Holiday Open House— we are so thankful for YOU!

You have become our friends and cheerleaders. We are so grateful for your respect and confidence in referring us to your friends and family… these are true gifts.

We are especially excited we’ll get a chance to hang out with you at our open house on Thursday, December 12th from 4-6 pm. AKA, “the gratitude party”. We want to treat you to special deals just for you, swag bags, chair massages, cool demos and groovy prize.  There will be some yummy snacks and champagne (which is always a plus.)

Let’s celebrate a year’s hard work and joy moments, and toast a new year of fabulous, healthy skin.

Can’t wait to see you there!

–Dr. Gwyn, Kim and Chris at Rejuvenate Rx

Are you angry?

Glabellar lines (also called frown lines) are vertical lines that appear between the eyebrows as we get older.  Over time, repeated muscle contraction combined with less skin elasticity results in those lines becoming visible even when we are not frowning.   As we age, muscles may also develop some residual tonicity (incomplete muscle relaxation) that makes the creases visible even when we are “relaxed.”

What to do about it?

Refraining from knitting your eyebrows is one technique for avoiding glabellar creases.  This may work for those of us who are able to employ this strategy.  I tend to knit my brows at the slightest need for concentration (epic fail on that one although I did try.)

Proper skin care, good hydration, sunglasses and healthy lifestyle choices may help decrease the appearance of the lines once they appear however there is no evidence to suggest that they are treatments for glabellar lines in and of themselves.

A neuromodulator such as Botoxtm is far and away the best treatment for glabellar creases.   These medications block nerve impulses that cause muscle contractions and allow the muscles to relax.  The overlying skin is then able to smooth out; improving or eliminating those glabellar creases.   A typical treatment with Botoxtm  for the glabellar area is 20 units for women and 30 units for men; but remember that the amount of Botoxtm  needed to achieve the desired result varies from person to person.

You should also know that Botoxtm  takes 3 days to take effect and 14 days before the full effect is reached;  therefore, you should always return to your injector after two weeks to determine if your results are optimal or if a little more medication is needed.   Once you are optimally treated, the effects of Botoxtm will generally last from 3-5 months, depending on how actively you contract your muscles and other factors such as exercise and metabolism.  You can plan for treatment 3-4 times a year as a guide.

“I have never met anyone who’s had Botoxtm  done well who didn’t want to do it again.”

–Dr. Gwyn  @ Rejuvenate Rx—your prescription for healthy skin


Night at The Calm, an evening with Dr. Gwyn

Dr. Gwyn is looking forward to her “night at The Calm”. She’s ready to share some skincare secrets, tips, and plenty of joy.

Join us: April 11, 2013 @ 6:30… feel free to arrive when you are able, and join the conversation.

In first person, from Dr. Gwyn:
The earlier we start caring for our skin properly, the better. Skin care isn’t something you can take for granted. Many of us go along with our daily routine, then wake up one day and look in the mirror and say “wow” I really need to do something. That level of “awakening” varies from one person to another and affects individuals differently at various ages. Fortunately there are measures we can take to improve our skin, regardless of age.
I love being in a relaxed and fun environment where we can share knowledge and experiences. Sharing demonstrations always evokes such positive and enthusiastic responses, like “I didn’t know you could do that!”

When I’m at the Calm I feel at home with friends. It’s a warm, inclusive atmosphere that we have always enjoyed. It provides a safe space where it’s okay to explore and ask questions. And we can provide the answers.

Stop the Aging of Ol’ Jack Frost!

Skin Care For Our Region’s Winter Weather… and a special opportunity for Botox.

You need to take care of your skin if you want to “age gracefully” or not at all, during the winter months. Men actually feel the winter assault on their skin more than women. Men are less likely to apply moisturizers and use harsher soaps on their skin. Plus, shaving dehydrates your skin. So men, you need to take a cue from the women in your life. Moisturize. Moisturize. Moisturize. (Some other at home remedies are below.)

Dr. Gwyn Blattau-Gay with Rejuvenate Rx says, “Cooler temperatures slow the ability of the skin’s natural substances to spread over the skin’s surface in time to adequately protect the cells from dehydration. Low humidity pulls the moisture out of unprotected skin.

To fight those wrinkles that come during the “winter phase” of your life, Rejuvenate Rx is offering a special opportunity so you can give Botox a try. Right now, you can buy Botox in the clinic for $9 a unit. For real! (Normally, it’s $12 a unit.) Botox is extremely cost effective in smoothing those frown lines. In general, lines between the brows take about 20 units, the forehead about 24 units, and those crows feet take 12-20 units. Thanks to a special offer from Rejuvenate’s vendor, you’ll reap the benefits. … and yes, more men are embracing Botox.

This is what you can expect when you visit a skin care clinic, like Rejuvenate Rx (of course!):

→ Assessment and diagnosis from Dr. Gwyn
→ Medical-grade skin care products
→ Physician-led education, prevention, treatment
→ Warm welcome, personalized care, and confidence
→ Quick fixes for that pre-event doozy of a pimple or tired skin

Here are some at-home remedies to sooth and replenish your skin:

→ Squeeze out the “jelly” from the leaves of an aloe plant, apply to skin: plants improve the air in your house, looks groovy, great for skin irritations
→ Cooled green tea bags on the eyes: decreases puffiness around the eyes
→ Lather on body lotion that contains oatmeal extract: soothes dry & flaky skin

Call for an appointment: 509-290-6194

(almost free) facials & Juvederm simulations!

Pimples gone in 24 hours. Wrinkles relaxed in days. Healthy skin for life.
Experiment w/ services at this weekend’s Wellness & Beauty Expo

(For release: Sept. 28, 2012/Spokane, WA)

This weekend is your chance to try all kinds of services for skin care, health and wellness. You have full access to Dr. Gwyn and her team from Rejuvenate Rx at the Wellness and Beauty Expo in Spokane Valley. This is not your typical trade show… you won’t just be walking around, “looking” at exhibits. You’ll actually get to experience services and care.

Dr. Gwyn says, “I’m so excited to collaborate with Ann Marie [the event producer]. She has an amazing story of survival and a long history in Spokane.”

Rejuvenate Rx is one of several vendors at your service this weekend: Friday – Sunday. Dr. Gwyn Blattau-Gay has some awesome services planned for you at the expo:
Skin Scope, free
Allows Dr. Gwyn to see & show you how healthy your skin is at a much deeper level. She’ll find the challenges and create solutions:
→ Excessive oil production / Dehydration / Sun damage

Juvederm Simulator, gratis
Ever wonder what you’d look like with a little plumping from Juvederm? Now you can.

Express facial, $3
Deeply cleanses, exfoliates and hydrates the skin

Cryotherapy, no charge
Exfoliates, kills bacteria, shrinks pores

All the vendors are planning activities, demonstrations, free wellness checks, mini spa & beauty treatments, healthy and delicious food. Plus there’ll be prizes every hour.

The founder of the Wellness and Beauty Expo is Ann Marie Danimus, former Miss Spokane, world traveler and business owner, and survivor of a few, nearly fatal, health crisis. Now she and her mom have teamed up to run Stubborn Girl Productions.

Dr. Gwyn praises the expo, “I love it that Ann Marie went through her own health issues and is now using that experience to serve the community.”

Plus, Dr. Gwyn is excited to show you that you can be healthy on the inside and have smooth skin on the outside, “…yes, even this is possible; with our expertise, wisdom, injections, and SkinCeuticals products. It’s not painful, super expensive, or time consuming.”

The Wellness and Beauty Expo:
10 N. Pines Ave. Spokane Valley WA 99206
Sept. 28-30 / Friday and Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
$7 adults; kids under 12 free
Bring 2 non-perishable items for NW Harvest & pay $5
Spokesman Review article about Ann Marie Danimus (Stubborn Girl Productions)