chemical > mechanical exfoliation

At the risk of sounding redundant, we must repeat… if you aren’t exfoliating, dead skin cells start to accumulate on the surface, resulting in a dull, lifeless complexion. most people are under the impression that scrubbing your face with beads/granules is the way to go, but we believe this method can cause more harm than […]


does it hurt? minimal discomfort. of course, this varies based on personal pain tolerance. most find it manageable. the particular equipment we use has a cooling device which helps reduce any discomfort during the treatment how long does the procedure last? it depends on the size of area being treated. smaller areas like upper lip […]

a little injectables refresher

if you frequent HOP, we’re sure you’re well-versed on the benefits of botox & filler but for those of you new to the game, here’s a little refresher… dermal filler (juvederm & restylane) and neurotoxins (botox & dysport) are used for the prevention and treatment of facial aging. however, they’re very different when it comes […]

how to 86 the oil

if you have oily skin, then you’re well aware of how difficult it can be to control. sadly, many products that claim to get rid of oil actually add fuel to the fire. if you’ve tried taking matters into your own hands such as washing your face 1,000x a day, or stripping your skin with […]