Check out our dermatologist recommended sunscreen for 2017 – EltaMD UV Elements SPF 44. It has quickly become one of the best and favorite sunscreens to many of our patients and staff.    Sunscreen name: EltaMD UV Elements SPF 44 Overview:  Tinted Water resistant Facial sunscreen Oil-free All skin types Post procedure Main Ingredients: Zinc.. read more →

Happy May and congratulations on surviving the rainiest Seattle winter on record. While we are all sun-starved and looking forward to warmer weather, it is important to recognize Skin Cancer Awareness month and review strategies for prevention of skin damage or skin cancer. Skin cancer is incredibly common. At current rates, 1 in 5 Americans.. read more →

This could not be more true as it applies to having healthy, beautiful skin.  Much of my day in clinic is spent helping educate my patients in ways they can improve the look of their skin.  What I think can help patients most is prevention measures.  Sun protection with an appropriate SPF not only significantly.. read more →

10 May 2016
May 10, 2016

Summer Skin Care Resolution

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Ask yourself: What did I learn about my sunscreen habits in past summers? Do you have a no sunburn success story or sore, painful, blistered epic fail? What did you vow to change in summer 2016? Maybe it’s not so simple, maybe you or a family member was diagnosed with skin cancer and it’s got.. read more →

  Intense Pulsed Light, better know as IPL, is a device we use to treat lentignes (sun spots), and telangiectasia (broken capillaries). It may take several treatments, spaced about a month apart to achieve desired results, leaving the skin with an  improved overall tone of the skin.  It can be used on the face, neck,.. read more →

With the warmer days ahead, and the sun finally making an appearance, we are all excited to head outdoors for our weekend adventures. Whether it is a day of hiking, playing at the beach, or just doing some outdoor gardening –  don’t forget to apply, and then reapply your sunscreen! Here are some basic guidelines.. read more →

When October hits, it’s time for fall skincare tips! My favorite autumn activity is carving pumpkins and making pumpkin cookies but you know what else pumpkins are great for? Your SKIN! They contain vitamins A, C, E, zinc, potassium and antioxidants that can help with redness, tightening and softening your skin. What better way to take.. read more →

30 Sep 2015
September 30, 2015

Skincare Products & Beauty Tips

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With all the new make up trends, serums, primers  BB & CC creams do you feel a bit frustrated about what goes where? Here are some of our favorite skincare products and basic beauty tips: When starting your morning beauty regimen always start with a clean,  fresh face. Keep in mind that makeup is meant.. read more →

29 Jul 2015
July 29, 2015

Hydration Tips

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Are you staying hydrated this summer? Try adding lemons to your water for a variety of health benefits. Lemons  have almost half of your daily value of vitamin C, which assists in the production of collagen, helps in the prevention of wrinkles, and defends your skin against free-radical damage. They can help aid digestion, boost.. read more →

25 Jun 2015
June 25, 2015

Sun Protection

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Ahhhh…Summer.  I remember long road trips to Lake Tahoe with my four siblings in the back of the station wagon.  Yes…Chevy Chase style.  The windows rolled down, radio playing “Take it to the Limit” by The Eagles. I remember my mom dipping a towel in the ice chest and wringing it just outside the window.. read more →