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Ideal Protein: Weight Loss Made Easier

We get it—weight loss is hard! While weight loss will never be effortless, our team at Urban Effects Medspa can make it a little easier. For men and women in the Des Moines area, we have created a medical weight loss program around the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Program. What make’s Ideal Protein different from […]

Urban Effects MedSpa’s Holiday Hint List | Urban Effects Medspa Des Moines, IA

Urban Effects MedSpa’s Holiday Hint List

The holidays are a busy time for us all. With so much to do, it can be difficult to come up with gift ideas for everyone in your life. With Christmas looming, you are sure to be in need of a few last minute gifts. Let Urban Effects MedSpa help you check a few names […]

The Latest in Lip Rejuvenation! Introducing Juvéderm Volbella® XC to Urban Effects | Urban Effects Medspa Des Moines, IA

The Latest in Lip Rejuvenation! Introducing Juvéderm Volbella® XC to Urban Effects

There is a new filler on the market and Urban Effects is excited to offer it to our patients here in Clive. As the newest addition to the Juvéderm family, the introduction of Juvéderm Volbella XC to the market reflects the latest trend in aesthetic enhancement—a beautifully full pout. Approved this past June by the […]

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Chelsea Handler’s ProFractional™ Results are Outstanding | Urban Effects Medspa Des Moines, IA

Chelsea Handler’s ProFractional™ Results are Outstanding

One would not describe comedian Chelsea Handler as a wallflower. Best known for her witty banter and somewhat unrefined humor, Handler seems to have little worry when it comes to putting herself in the limelight. In this vein, Handler recently revealed her latest beauty secret, ProFractional laser treatment. Chelsea’s Skincare Breakthrough In a telling post, […]

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What Can HydraFacial MD® do for Your Skin? | Urban Effects Medspa Des Moines, IA

What Can HydraFacial MD® do for Your Skin?

We have come to expect skincare products and therapies to target just one particular skin condition each. Many of our patients, however, come to Urban Effects with a list of skin woes. It would seem that for the majority of us, a dull and tired complexion is the result of more than a sole skin […]

Goodbye Acne & Acne Scarring, Hello Confidence | Urban Effects Medspa Des Moines, IA

Goodbye Acne & Acne Scarring, Hello Confidence

Acne is the most common skin condition in the US. Affecting 40 to 50 million men and women—the number is on the rise as the number of adults with acne continues to grow. At Urban Effects, we recognize the physical and emotional impact that acne and acne scarring can have on an individual. (more…)

Are Your Lips Aging You? | Urban Effects Medspa Des Moines, IA

Are Your Lips Aging You?

Are you likely to believe that your lips are aging you? Unbeknownst to many, an aging lip line can add years to one’s appearance. “How?” you ask. Like the rest of our facial features, the lips age. Luscious in our youth, with age, lips tend to lose their natural fullness. No longer supple, the lips […]

May is Melanoma Awareness Month! | Urban Effects Medspa Des Moines, IA

May is Melanoma Awareness Month!

Serving as a reminder to us all, melanoma remains the most deadly form of skin cancer. Luckily, melanoma accounts for only one percent of all skin cancer cases. That said, melanoma rates have been on the rise for at least 30 years. It is now expected that 2.4 percent of all individuals will develop melanoma […]

Did You Know? April is National Rosacea Awareness Month | Urban Effects Medspa Des Moines, IA

Did You Know? April is National Rosacea Awareness Month

April marks National Rosacea Awareness Month. A common skin problem for many—according to the National Rosacea Society (NRS), more than 16 million Americans are affected by Rosacea. Defined by a flushing appearance and persistent redness, it is conspicuous in appearance and can prove to be difficult to manage. Fortunately, while chronic, rosacea is a treatable […]

Spring Forward & Revive Your Complexion | Urban Effects Medspa Des Moines, IA

Spring Forward & Revive Your Complexion

Winter can take a toll on our complexion. As we transition into the spring months, many of our patients come to us at Urban Effects with hopes of rejuvenating their now tired complexion. Luckily for them, we offer a number of treatments that can revive a dull and lackluster appearance. (more…)

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