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Alethea Tinkle - Bella Blog

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After working in the industry for nearly 20 years, Alethea Tinkle knows her stuff. She works diligently to provide only the best and most effective treatments and services at Bella.  Count on Bella’s Beauty Blog as your go-to place for advice, new offerings at Bella and information on industry trends.

Skincare Hype vs. The Real Deal

Clients will often request a specific treatment by name not actually knowing what the laser is, what it does or what type of skin it would be best for. I blame client confusion on marketing and advertising and can definitely get on a soapbox about how lasers are...

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When it Comes to Lasers, You Need a Guru

Lasers are magical and powerful and the results are stunning when done correctly. But they are also very dangerous in the hands of an unskilled practitioner or when equipment is not maintained properly. Here’s the scoop on safe lasering! Did you know that lasers are...

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Acne 101: Hidden Triggers and Remedies that Work!

Acne doesn’t restrict itself to tormenting teenagers - it’s an unwanted condition that can strike at any age or time. Luckily there are lots of things we can all do to soothe an outbreak or help prevent one in the first place. Read on to see what you can do at home...

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Summer is right around the corner! Is your skin ready?

While winter months tend to dry out our skin, the summer months bring a different set of circumstances we all need to be aware of.  A little prep now will go a long way! In the spring and summer our skin's metabolism is naturally sped up. We produce more skin cells...

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Glow Up with RF Microneedling Magic

Experience the magic of RF Microneedling - Bella’s new favorite treatment Microneedling uses fine needles to create micro channels, in the skin which triggers the production of elastin and collagen. If the procedure also uses radio frequency waves, it’s called Radio...

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A Spotlight on Skincare Lasers and the Bella Institute

Could you answer these questions about skincare lasers? “What is the average nanometer of an IPL?” “What laser hair removal wavelength would you use on a skin type 2?” “What chromophore does the vein laser look for?” Well, don’t worry, you don’t need to! Unless, of...

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Experiencing Hair Loss? Don’t Stress. We’ve Got You.

For both men and women, our hair is very closely tied to us emotionally. Hair contributes to your uniqueness from the day you are born. It’s part of your identity and self-confidence. And it mirrors each stage of your life. As one of my girlfriends once said to me “If...

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Successful Plastic Surgery Needs Post-Op Care

Cosmetic plastic surgery is the number one procedure in the USA. Even though it’s a controversial topic, here at Bella we’re firm believers that our bodies belong to only us and if changing something means you’ll feel more confident and radiant, then you should...

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Ignite Women! Boss Babes Making Big Moves!

When I was a child in Africa in the 80s, sunscreen really wasn’t a thing (LOL!). Giving back and helping others, however, has always been an important part of my family’s purpose. My parents worked in the local and global community by volunteering and donating to...

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CBD for Skin. Not Just for Anxiety!

“Can CBD really help with my anxiety?” It’s a question many have asked, especially after the past year.  Even before the pandemic, anxiety rates were at an all-time high, with a reported 1 in 5 suffering from an anxiety disorder. There is a definite link between...

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Get that Golden Glow with PRP!

PRP is the newest buzz when it comes to anti-aging technology. I’m so happy to let you all know that PRP treatments are now available at both Bella locations. I love how easy it is to receive the treatment and the recovery process is pretty quick, too! But even...

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Bella Medspa Opens in Alpharetta

I think this might be the most exciting update I’ve shared in a while: Bella is expanding and opening a second location in Alpharetta! I’m absolutely ecstatic at how smoothly things are going. It’s almost like it was written by the stars! Just a couple of months ago,...

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Alethea’s Mommy Makeover Secrets

If you follow me on my personal Instagram, you’re probably up to date already with the newest member of my family, Luca. He was born in June, something most people have a hard time believing because I certainly don’t look as though I gave birth to my third kiddo so...

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I’m Alethea Tinkle, the owner of Bella Medspa

Let me introduce myself again. My name is Alethea Tinkle and I’m the owner of Bella Medspa in Buckhead. I am married with three children and live on a horse farm in Milton. My husband, Lorin, also runs his own small business - an automotive shop specializing in...

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Green Goddess Nano Needling Facial

Written by Gabrielle D'Auria December 1, 2020 Before-After Whew! My face has been a disaster this year! Between the mask acne and stress, I understand why I’ve been having such a tough time with my skin. I recently tried a new facial and I am HOOKED! It gave me an...

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Now is the Perfect Time of Year for Laser Hair Removal

Dealing with body hair isn’t my idea of fun. Waxing, razors, and hair removal creams aren’t just time consuming, but they can also lead to other skincare issues that are even less fun to deal with like scarring and dry skin. Don't worry - laser hair removal can help....

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6 Tips to Prevent Maskne

Written by Ady Meschke October 2020 Welcome to 2020. Where I give you advice on the proper skincare for under your mask and my tips on how to prevent mask acne. It’s a thing. We’re calling it “Maskne” and it’s the worst. Just having your hot, steamy circulating breath...

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Maskne! It’s a Real Thing!

Face masks are now an essential part of our lives. While many of us try to make the best of it by getting cute ones to match our outfits, there’s definitely an unfortunate side-effect to wearing masks on the daily: mask-related acne. Or, as we like to call it,...

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TCA Cross: A Miracle Treatment

Some people are blessed with gorgeous skin throughout adolescence. But many of us suffer hormonal breakouts that scar us emotionally and leave their physical marks on our face as adults. With time and a diligent skin care regimen, these indentations and marks soften...

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Self Care Comes in All Forms

It’s no secret that 2020 has been rough. From anxiety-inducing news, loss of income, and businesses having to shut their doors, this year has taken an enormous toll on the majority of us. During these difficult times, most industries around the world have been...

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Healthy, Energized Skin With 5 Easy Tips

We all know some of the basic rules for general health are drink water, exercise and get enough sleep. I agree with all of the above. And this also applies to encouraging healthy skin as well. Great quality sleep in particular refreshes the skin and gives you a...

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Medspa Experiences: The Good and the Bad

For anyone who has ever had absolutely awful medspa experiences, I get you! I’ve been there. You wouldn’t believe the wild stories I hear from clients about treatments they have had at spas around the globe and the money that they wasted. While some stories are truly...

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