Blog Archive

What's Included in a New You Membership? Nov 9th, 2021

There’s nothing like the power of confidence. We’re firm believers that when you look good, you feel good. And when you feel good, you look good. Taking time to practice self-care is one of those ways you can look your best. Self-care is different for everyone. For some people, it...

4 Benefits of Laser Hair Removal Oct 10th, 2021

Body hair. Science explains there’s a purpose behind it. While it played a role in sexual attraction and for maintaining skin health in our primal days, body hair still remains today — unfortunately. Shaving was likely the first hair removal method you adopted. But there’s nothing more annoying than shaving...

Can Laser Therapy Treat Wrinkles? Sep 5th, 2021

One of your favorite parts about living in California is likely the sunny weather. The ability to head to the beach all year round to soak up some rays is a dream. While the sun is healing, it’s also very harmful to your skin — 90% of visible aging is...

How Much Weight Loss is Considered Healthy? Aug 11th, 2021

You used to be able to eat a burger and drink a milkshake when you were young without gaining a single pound. But as you’ve gotten older, it may seem like you gain weight no matter what you eat. Obesity is a growing problem for Americans — 42.4% of Americans...

5 Reasons to Consider Microneedling Jul 13th, 2021

We all want to look our best. When you look your best, you feel your best. While your skin might have always looked great in your twenties, as you get older, you notice wrinkles, large pores, and skin discoloration. While these skin concerns are harmless, most people strive to erase...

Stop Time with Botox Jun 17th, 2021

For most of us, the days, weeks, and months fly by. It may have seemed like you were 16 just yesterday. Now you’re decades older and might be married or have kids of your own. Most of us wouldn’t trade in the experience and wisdom of our older years. But...

I'm Embarrassed About My Acne Scars May 13th, 2021

Acne is one of the most popular skin conditions affecting up to 50 million people a year. These red, raised pimples, blackheads, and whiteouts may have been your worst enemy in your teen years. But even if your acne is long gone, you might still have scarring that prevents you...

6 Skin Concerns and What to Do About Them Apr 1st, 2021

Picture the most beautiful celebrity you can think of. They might have piercing eyes, high cheekbones, and of course — flawless skin. Clear, dewy skin is one of the most desirable beauty traits. Did you know your skin is the largest organ of your body? As the largest organ, it’s...

Help! I'm Struggling to Lose Weight Mar 7th, 2021

Almost half of Americans over 20 have tried to lose weight in 2018. While some may be successful, many find it a struggle to shed stubborn fat. Obesity is a growing health issue and can result in chronic disease or even death. Slimming down can often feel like a lose-lose...

5 Popular Facial Areas for Botox Feb 7th, 2021

When you were a child, you probably never thought you’d get wrinkles. But as most of us enter our thirties, we start to see lines etched in our complexions. These and fine lines can start age your appearance and make you look older than you feel. Once thought of as...

Bothered by Sun Damage? Consider Halo Laser Therapy Jan 1st, 2021

Living in Torrance, California has its perks. For one, it’s on the coast offering access to the beach and beautiful coastal views. For another, even the winters can feel like summers. Warm, sunny days are a major selling point of the Los Angeles metropolitan area — and rightfully so! Beautiful...

Diminish Acne Scars for Good with BBL Dec 1st, 2020

Acne is many young adults’ worst nightmare and affects 50 million Americans every year. Even if you haven’t had a breakout in years, your acne scars may still remain.  Do you have indentations on your cheeks? Do you have skin pigmentation you’d like to address? Sometimes it can seem like...

What to do About Clogged Pores Nov 4th, 2020

Pores — tiny openings at the bottom of hair follicles where oil and sweat are released. You have an average of 20,000 pores on your face. When dead skin cells and bacteria get trapped on your face, you experience clogged pores.  Clogged pores can become your worst nightmare by bringing...

Ready to Retire Your Razor? Learn About Laser Hair Removal Oct 11th, 2020

Having thick, gorgeous hair on your head is attractive — but not when it comes to body parts. While shaving is an effective way to remove body hair, it tacks on approximately thirty minutes to your daily routine only to grow back hours later. If you’re ready to save time...

Can I Do Anything about My Spider Veins? Sep 15th, 2020

Long, beautiful legs are the sign of youthful appearance. However, unsightly spider veins may prevent you from wearing summer dresses or shorts. Although spider veins are usually harmless, many wish to treat them for cosmetic reasons. BroadBand Light (BBL)™ is a phototherapy skin treatment that addresses multiple skin concerns in...

Dealing With Age Spots? We Can Help Aug 17th, 2020

The sun is healing. There’s nothing like laying out by a pool and basking in the summer heat. A day spent at the beach brings a whole different kind of relaxation. But the sun is incredibly powerful with its most intense rays coming out from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

Finding the Perfect Combination of Cosmetic Injectables Jul 20th, 2020

Uncovering an old photo album from the days you were a teenager can bring back many memories. Flipping through the photos might remind you of the poor fashion choices you made or envy the baby-smooth skin you had but didn’t appreciate at the time. As sun damage and gravity take...

5 Tips for Protecting Your Skin After a Laser Treatment May 6th, 2020

Going to the beach without sunscreen may have seemed like a good idea when you were younger, simply a way to get a nice tan. But now, as wrinkles and sunspots start to appear, you probably wish you would have lathered up and prevented damage to your skin. Although you...

Restore Lost Facial Volume With Our Fillers and Look Years Younger Apr 13th, 2020

You’ve probably had the same beauty routine for most of your life. You can exfoliate weekly and apply moisturizer daily, but you’re still bound to see some age-related changes in your thirties. With age comes wisdom, but it also brings some unwanted changes like under-eye hollows, lines, and nasolabial folds. ...

Microneedling: Why it’s the Hottest All-Natural Skin Rejuvenation Treatment Mar 10th, 2020

No one wants to get older, but it's a natural part of life. Especially for those living in sunny California, you’ll eventually start to see years of sun exposure turn into fine lines, wrinkles, and sunspots. Many beauty products claim to erase the signs of aging but most contain harmful...

Get Rid of Sun-Damaged Skin With a Winter Chemical Peel Feb 3rd, 2020

Let’s be honest, the winters in California are much milder than other states. But even in these cooler months, your skin is still susceptible to sun damage. You’ve probably noticed your skin looking dull and damaged from all these years of sun exposure. Combined, the intense California sun and winter’s...

Why Winter is the Best Time for Laser Hair Removal Jan 1st, 2020

The new year is here, and everyone is thinking about self-improvement and resolutions. If your goal is to give up shaving for good, winter is the perfect time of year to start laser hair removal treatments. While the monthly cost of shaving is only around $15, over the course of...

Tighten Saggy Skin Without Surgery (BBL and Halo Sciton Laser) Dec 1st, 2019

Saggy skin comes from weight loss and age. In either case, it’s probably not something you hope for as you get older or after you reach your ideal weight. Thankfully, with today’s advanced laser and light technology, you don’t have to undergo surgery to tighten your skin.  At Shantique Med...

How an Advanced BroadBand Light™ Photofacial Banishes Sun Damage, Freckles, Redness and Spider Veins Nov 13th, 2019

If you lead an active lifestyle filled with outdoor activities, or you simply enjoy spending time in the sun, as you get older, the signs of sun damage, freckles, and fine lines begin to appear on your face, neck, and hands. Uneven pigment, redness, and spider veins are also common...

Say Goodbye to Wrinkles and Fine Lines With Halo™ by Sciton Laser Therapy Oct 30th, 2019

The ins and outs of everyday life take a toll on your skin. Sun damage and the natural aging process can leave you with fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, and a reflection in the mirror you may not even recognize. While you can’t stop the hands of time, you can do...