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Myths and Facts About Laser Hair Removal Sep 1st, 2019

Do you experience unwanted body hair that won’t seem to go away, no matter what treatment you try? If you’re tired of shaving daily and dealing with frustrating side effects like razor bumps and ingrown hairs, it’s time to ponder a more permanent solution, such as laser hair removal. Dr....

Frustrated with Wrinkles? Dysport® Can Help Aug 1st, 2019

Remember the day you looked in the mirror and saw a much older version of yourself staring back? It’s pretty humbling to realize that a life well lived and wrinkles seem to go hand in hand. But what’s even more frustrating is when your deep wrinkles give you a permanent...

Get Silky Smooth Skin This Summer With Laser Hair Removal Jul 1st, 2019

Are you tired of shaving, waxing, and plucking? If you’ve had enough of the hassle of manually removing hair, laser hair removal is for you. Karol Gutowski, MD, FACS, and his team of expert estheticians at Lincoln Park Aesthetics can treat your back, bikini area, chest, face, neck, shoulders, legs,...

Yes, You Can Do Something About That Cellulite Jun 1st, 2019

Are you frustrated with areas of cellulite on your body?   At Lincoln Park Aesthetics, Dr. Karol Gutowski and his team can improve the appearance of cellulite with the modern, non-surgical NuEra™ tight procedure. Just a few treatments typically result in skin that feels smoother and looks less dimpled and...

Regain a Youthful Appearance with Ultherapy® May 6th, 2019

Former supermodel Christie Brinkley credits Ultherapy with helping to keep her looking decades younger than her true age of 65 years old, and it’s not hard to understand why. What’s not to love about this noninvasive, FDA-cleared ultrasound therapy that lifts sagging skin and smoothes out lines and wrinkles on...

Top 5 Conditions a Facial Can Help Rectify Apr 3rd, 2019

When it comes to skin care, nothing compares to a professional facial. At Lincoln Park Aesthetics, we personalize these gentle treatments to your specific skin type and issue. Our facials involve several steps, including: Cleansing Steam treatment Exfoliation Massage Masks, serums, and creams Each of these facial components works together...

Rejuvenate Your Skin For Spring With Juvéderm® Mar 14th, 2019

Aging may be inevitable, but the effects on your skin don’t have to be. Several changes to the layers of your skin conspire to create lines and wrinkles while, overall, you lose volume that contributes to a fresh, youthful appearance. Similarly, counteracting these effects takes a range of corrective approaches....

Starting To Notice Some Unwanted Frown Lines? BOTOX Can Help Feb 11th, 2019

Are you tired of facial expressions that are taking up permanent residence on your face, especially those that make you look angry or upset? The forces of aging, which typically start in your face, are tough to tackle, but not impossible. BOTOX, arguably the grandfather of cosmetic injectables, has been...

Remove Unwanted Tattoos with Tattoo Removal Jan 22nd, 2019

Tattooing was once the sole domain of misfits and, sometimes, military and militia members. Now, tattooing has become so mainstream that grandmothers, doctors and members of clergy are sporting ink. With this greater freedom to indulge in tattooing comes more regretted artwork. If you have a tattoo you wish would...

Erase Unwanted Ink with Tattoo Removal Jan 22nd, 2019

As you may know all too well, a tattoo is not something that a person can remove on their own. Thanks to professional tattoo removal services, though, a person can get rid of their unwanted ink. If you are ready to make your tattoo a thing of the past, contact us! Most...

Benefits of Collagen Induction Therapy Jan 22nd, 2019

Our skin has an amazing ability to heal itself given the chance to do so. Tiny wounds in the skin stimulate an acceleration in collagen production, and newer growth tends to be healthier than the material that is being replaced. The trick is to control when and where these injuries...

Target Unwanted Fat with Our Lipo Procedures in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

While traditional liposuction is one of the most widely recognized cosmetic procedures in the world today, not everyone has heard of the other types of lipo procedures available in the Chicago area. There are incredible options out there that many may be able to use in place of regular liposuction or in...

Proudly Offering Professional Skin Care Products in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

Lincoln Park Aesthetics is a skin care clinic in Chicago, Illinois. It is led by the talented plastic surgeon Dr. Karol Gutowski. Dr. Gutowski earned his medical degree at the Michigan State University and underwent further training in General Surgery at the University of Minnesota. He undertook further training in plastic surgery at...

Treating Dry Skin in the Winter with Epionce Products Jan 22nd, 2019

The first snowfall of Winter is always exciting. When you look outside your window and you see that the ground is covered with snow and everything is fresh and clean, it can be invigorating. However, when it comes time for you to walk outside of your home and come face-to-face...

Treating Dynamic Wrinkles with BOTO Jan 22nd, 2019

BOTOX® is currently one of the most popular and trusted cosmetic procedures on the market. This powerful, FDA-approved solution can erase fine lines and wrinkles across the visage. Best of all, people who use this injectable to resolve their age-related cosmetic concerns can avoid invasive and high-risk procedures that involve both...

The Wonderful Skin Benefits of Microneedling Jan 22nd, 2019

Today, there are so many options for caring for your skin that it can be difficult to know which treatment might be the best for you. However, if you do not feel as if your topical treatments are working well for you, you may want to try microneedling treatments. Our microneedling treatments...

How Can a Chemical Peel Benefit Me? Jan 22nd, 2019

The human skin is amazing. It has the phenomenal ability of being able to protect the body from external particles. It helps the body retain moisture, and it also serves as a temperature gauge. If the body gets too hot, your skin will produce perspiration; and if your body gets...

Finding the Ideal Plastic Surgeon in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

Deciding whether or not to have a cosmetic procedure is a very personal decision. It is not a decision that other people can make for you. It is never a decision that you should make because you want to impress someone else. When you decide that now is the time...

Restore Lost Facial Volume with Bellafill Jan 22nd, 2019

We don’t need scientific studies to show that the way a person looks affects the way they feel about themselves. That being said, researchers have performed many studies that clearly show that the way a person looks and the way a person feels about the way they look has a...

Are You a Good Candidate for a Dysport Treatment? Jan 22nd, 2019

Nobody likes the look of wrinkles. We’re all familiar with those wrinkle treatments which make it hard to tell if a smile is really genuine. Nothing is worth losing that glow when you’re smiling with every part of your face. You don’t have to. Dysport® targets wrinkles without arresting natural facial movements. Why...

Say Goodbye to Unwanted Hair with Laser Hair Removal Jan 22nd, 2019

Laser hair removal is a common cosmetic procedure in the United States. It provides precision removal of unwanted hair on your face, legs, arms and underarms, bikini line, back and other places. Once the hair is removed, there is a good chance it will not grow back because the follicle is...

Revitalize the Skin with Microdermabrasion Jan 22nd, 2019

Smoothing the skin and reducing the visibility of wrinkling is on the minds of many adults. Aging skin begins to show thin wrinkle lines as well as uneven tone. Abrasive resurfacing techniques can improve the overall texture of the skin by gently removing some of the epidermal layer. Microdermabrasion is a specialized...

Target Facial Wrinkles With The Rev Lite Laser Jan 22nd, 2019

The Rev Lite Laser   The Rev Lite laser is an extremely effective treatment for abnormal pigmentation and all manner of facial wrinkles. This extraordinary technological treatment is non-invasive and does not require surgery. The procedure uses pulses of light energy to help disintegrate any melanin deposits. The laser also promotes the...

Treat Severe Facial Folds with Bellafill Jan 22nd, 2019

As we age, the collagen in our skin begins to break down, leaving our faces looking tired and hollow with time. While eating right, hydrating and exercising are the bedrock of a healthy lifestyle and a great beauty routine, we all could use some extra help now and then. If...

Benefits of Medical-Grade Skin Care Products Jan 22nd, 2019

The cosmetic industry is huge. It is understandable that people want to spend money in order to look good. We live in a society that is obsessed with appearance. This obsession has become even more powerful with the advent of social media. Now, thanks to social media and the fact...

Look and Feel Rejuvenated with Micro-Needling Jan 22nd, 2019

The aging process can be particularly difficult when it comes to our skin. Lines and wrinkles, sagging skin and discoloration become all too apparent to yourself and others. These unwelcome changes can leave you looking older than you actually feel. Lost facial volume can make you look haggard and tired....

Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeon Jan 22nd, 2019

Choosing to have cosmetic surgery is a decision that should never be taken lightly. You are about to make a permanent change to your body. Whether you want to enhance your bust or your buttocks, or you think it’s time for a facelift, you need to put time and thought...

Rejuvenate Your Appearance with Dermabrasion Jan 22nd, 2019

Your face is what you show to the world. It is the feature that is most responsible for your identity. For this reason, it is understandable that people are keenly interested in steps they can take to protect and improve the appearance of their face. This can be a challenge...

Look Your Best with Ultherapy Jan 22nd, 2019

Loose, sagging skin is among the more advanced signs of aging. Years ago, the only way to treat this issue was through surgical procedures. Now, however, patients have the option of using non-invasive skin-tightening treatments to dramatically firm the skin and revitalize their appearances. Ultherapy® is currently one of the most innovative...

Am I a Good Candidate for Ultherapy? Jan 22nd, 2019

Skin tends to degrade as it ages. It can develop undesirable features that may be considered damage by us, but slip past the body’s definition of needing repair. This can lead to persistent conditions that make you look older and less attractive than you could. Ultherapy® represents a new step in...

Tattoo Removal: Stop Living with Regret Jan 22nd, 2019

In our younger years it can seem like a good idea to get tattoos. If our friends are doing it, or if we’re the rebellious one in the group, or if it’s simply the “in” thing to do, we can end up with ink. Years later those tattoos may not...

Eliminating Unwanted Hair with Laser Hair Removal in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

When some people think of laser hair removal, they immediately think of a woman, perhaps a model or actress, who is extremely concerned about her appearance. While this treatment definitely can help a woman in this situation, laser hair removal at our office in Chicago can benefit anyone, men or women. Laser hair...

Why Consider Microdermabrasion in Chicago? Jan 22nd, 2019

The way our skin looks affects how we feel about ourselves, and it is also an indication of our overall health. It can enhance or diminish our overall aesthetic. Everyone deserves the chance to put their best face forward. That said, not everyone is blessed with perfect, acne-free, evenly toned skin. That...

Treat Fine Lines with a Chemical Peel Jan 22nd, 2019

When most people begin to notice that they have fine lines on their face, they do not necessarily feel all that worried. Since the lines are so small, they do not really even notice them until they very closely examine their skin. However, when a person starts to think about...

Benefits of Microdermabrasion Over Dermabrasion Jan 22nd, 2019

In our quest for healthy, glowing, younger-looking skin, there are many treatment options out there. Both microdermabrasion and dermabrasion are popular choices. While dermabrasion is better suited for some things, many people will get bigger benefits with less downsides by choosing microdermabrasion instead. It is a far more gentle way of improving...

Minimize the Appearance of Facial Wrinkles with RevLite Laser Skin Resurfacing Jan 22nd, 2019

With RevLite laser skin resurfacing, minimizing the appearance of facial wrinkles is much easier than you might think. It’s one of the safest treatment options available and rejuvenates the skin. Many celebrities have benefitted from RevLite laser skin resurfacing, and it continues to gain popularity. As a non-invasive treatment option, RevLite...

All the Benefits That Come With Laser Hair Removal Jan 22nd, 2019

Hair growth can be a common problem for average people just like you. Most people have unwanted body hair that is a real pain to have to spend so much time shaving, waxing and using chemical-based creams to keep at bay. Waxing is painful, and you are not into torturing...

What is Bellafill? Jan 22nd, 2019

Due to its unique formula, Bellafill® is viewed as a permanent wrinkle solution, and if you’re looking for lasting results, it might be time to consider these injections. For over 30 years, this product has been used to fill in deeper lines and wrinkles. Unlike many other dermal fillers, the Bellafill® formula...

Eliminate Your Regretful Ink with Laser Tattoo Removal Jan 22nd, 2019

There are a lot of reasons why people get tattoos. Some do it to identify themselves with a particular organization or group. Others get tattoos as a way of expressing their sense of identity, showing their affection for someone or recalling an important date or turning point in their lives....

What is Dermabrasion? Jan 22nd, 2019

Dermabrasion is a simple cosmetic procedure that helps smooth the skin surface and reduce the visibility of certain skin conditions. It involves carefully removing the outer layer of skin, the epidermis. We suggest this treatment for our clients who want to achieve a smoother skin surface with fewer smile lines and...

Rejuvenation: Ultherapy and You Jan 22nd, 2019

Are you bothered by the appearance of loose and sagging skin that appears on your face, neck, or chin area? Sagging skin is one of the hallmarks of the aging process and can easily give away your age. Although this development is inevitable, its premature appearance is something that can...

Looking for an Effective Acne Scar Treatment? Consider Dermabrasion Jan 22nd, 2019

Scarring is a major concern for people who suffer from acne. There are three main stages of acne starting with mild acne such as whiteheads and blackheads, moderate acne such as papules and pustules and severe acne such a cysts and nodules. Mild acne is usually superficial and does not...

Getting Microdermabrasion in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

The epidermis is the outer layer of skin that often sheds and regenerates naturally. This surface is vulnerable to many external elements that cause unwanted formations. For example, clogged pores might turn into blackheads and whiteheads. Whether they’re caused by hormonal imbalances or other factors, ongoing acne outbreaks wreak havoc...

Discover the One-of-a-Kind Benefits of Bellafill Jan 22nd, 2019

For people who want to give their skin a more youthful appearance, dermal fillers may be the best option for diminishing deep lines, acne scars, and loss of volume certain areas in the face. There are multiple brands of filler on the market today. Each product offers its own set...

How Microneedling Can Reduce Fine Lines Jan 22nd, 2019

The body can produce healthier skin as a response to controlled injury. This sounds a bit weird, but it’s actually a natural process. When small wounds affect skin tissue, the body sends nutrients to the affected area. Dark areas of skin become more even in tone when the new skin...

Stimulate Your Skin with Ultherapy in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

Living in Chicago, you always want to look your best. From dressing well to utilizing the beauty enhancing advantages of cosmetic procedures, you are on top of all the trendy ways to keep your skin looking vibrant and youthful. Recently, you heard of a procedure called Ultherapy®, and you like...

The Many Advantages of Laser Hair Removal Jan 22nd, 2019

If you are tired of shaving on a regular basis in order to get rid of unwanted hair, you might want to look into the many advantages of laser hair removal. Even things like waxing or pulling the hair out with tweezers are not permanent solutions. Laser hair removal treatment can...

Benefits of a Chemical Peel Jan 22nd, 2019

A chemical peel is a popular option for many individuals when it comes to improving the appearance of the face. Chemical peels are a unique mixture of chemicals that are mixed into a special solution. The peel is applied to the skin, and it is used to address problems such as dead...

Frustrated with an Unwanted Tattoo? Consider Removal with RevLite Jan 22nd, 2019

It may have seemed like a good idea at the time or you just didn’t give it much thought, but 50 percent of people with tattoos wish they could remove them. There are many reasons people want their tattoos removed and the most common is they simply don’t like it...

Say Goodbye to Pesky Wrinkles with BOTOX Jan 22nd, 2019

BOTOX® treatments have really come a long way since their beginnings. Whereas you may once have heard about “frozen” faces and unnatural looks, we have perfected BOTOX® dosages and injections to ensure that you look completely natural and can make any facial expression you wish. This is the perfect option...

Choosing the Right Chemical Peel for You Jan 22nd, 2019

Chemical peel treatments can help restore a more youthful appearance to the facial skin. This is accomplished by removing one or more layers of the skin. When the epidermal layer is removed, the healthy dermis that lies beneath goes into overdrive to produce a new epidermal layer. This smooths away...

Skin Care Products: What We Offer Jan 22nd, 2019

As human beings, our skin is vital to us as it performs various functions such as protecting all internal organs and keeping our body temperature constant. Therefore, taking care of your skin is paramount, and failure to do so may expose you to unwanted diseases. We have a range of...

How to Find the Right Plastic Surgeon in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

You have come to an important conclusion in your life. You want to make a change in your body. It’s something that you can’t accomplish on your own. You may be thinking about having excess fat removed through a body contouring procedure. You may have issues with your bust. You...

Get Customized Facial Treatments in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

There are so many things in the environment, in our diet, and in our day-to-day life that take a toll on our face. If you have less-than-perfect skin, it is likely that it is causing you a lot of stress. When you look at yourself in the mirror, the imperfections...

Remove Your Unwanted Hair with Laser Hair Removal Jan 22nd, 2019

If you are sick and tired of going through all of the hassle of using waxing kits, razors, chemical solutions and other products to get rid of unwanted hair on your body, laser hair removal may be right for you. It is a great way to get rid of unwanted hair in...

Achieve Beautiful Skin with Epionce Jan 22nd, 2019

Your skin is your canvas that covers your entire body. It starts at your scalp and covers you all the way down to your toes. The most noticeable area where your skin is seen by all the world is your face. You want it to look its best. You can...

Which Dermal Filler is Right for Me? Jan 22nd, 2019

In many cases, a simple dermal filler treatment can be used to smooth away lines and wrinkles on the face. It is important to understand that not all facial wrinkles are the same. Fillers are designed to treat static wrinkles. They can also help individuals who are losing volume in their face....

Am I a Candidate for BOTOX? Jan 22nd, 2019

If you are considering a cosmetic procedure to rejuvenate your appearance, you have likely wondered about the possibility of all the benefits that you can receive from BOTOX®. You have also likely done some research on the product and you understand how it can benefit your skin and your overall appearance....

Look as Good as You Feel with BOTOX in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

Living in Chicago, you always want to look and feel your best. However, natural signs of aging often inevitably catch up with you. You can feel like you find a new line or wrinkle every time you look in the mirror, and it’s frustrating. You’re tired of feeling like you...

What Is XEOMIN? Jan 22nd, 2019

Everyone wants to have a perfectly smooth face, but lines and wrinkles are bound to occur as you get older. Frown lines are one of the most common signs of aging, and they develop on the forehead after using your facial muscles. The muscles near your eyebrows contract every time...

Addressing Your Unique Skin Care Needs with a Custom Facial Jan 22nd, 2019

Many individuals are dealing with a complexion that they are unhappy with. They may have a severe skin issue, or they may just have a dull skin tone. One of the best ways that you can address specific skin issues as well as give yourself a pick-me-up is by booking...

Receive a Custom Facial with Our Licensed Estheticians Jan 22nd, 2019

Your skin is uniquely your own. Nobody else has the exact makeup of your complexion. This is why so many beauty and skin care products that promise to suit a particular skin type often fall short of a perfect match for many. This can be quite frustrating, and many people...

The Importance of Skincare in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

Your skin is the most extensive organ on your body. It covers you from head to toe. It only makes sense that you take good care of it to look and feel your best. While there are many things that you can do on a daily basis for your skincare regimen, you...

What Are the Benefits of Microdermabrasion? Jan 22nd, 2019

Microdermabrasion is a popular skin resurfacing procedure. There are a lot of advantages and benefits of this gentle treatment. When looking at microdermabrasion, it’s important to realize that the skin resurfacing procedure you choose should be tailored to meet the needs of your skin type as well as the skin condition...

Trade in Hassle for Convenience with Laser Hair Removal in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

Nearly every part of modern life is branded with convenience. From smartphones to ready-made meals, everything you do today is easier than how generations did things in the past. Unfortunately, there is one major hassle that has followed you no matter what you do. That is the hassle of having...

Say Hello to Ink-Free Skin with Tattoo Removal in Chicago Jan 22nd, 2019

When you look down at the part of your body where you have a tattoo, do you wish that it was gone and that your skin could go back to looking how it did it before the tattoo was applied? Or do you wish that certain areas of the tattoo...

BOTOX, XEOMIN and Dysport: What are the Differences? Jan 22nd, 2019

If you’re thinking about getting injections to improve the appearance of your face, BOTOX®, XEOMIN® and Dysport® are all popular products that you can choose from. These products share several similarities, but depending on what they’re used for, they can also be quite different from each other. Once you understand the differences,...

Understanding Laser Tattoo Removal Aug 21st, 2018

When tattoos really started gaining in popularity in the 90s and early 2000s, it seemed like everybody wanted one. Many of these same individuals regretted getting them years later. Having them removed during those years involved a very complex, uncomfortable process. The hassle of having tattoos removed has decreased significantly...