Winter is an exciting time of the year, especially with all the holidays and outdoor, winter sports. However, it’s also the time  when many of us experience itchy, dry skin. This issue can easily be managed by taking a couple minutes each day to incorporate aggressive dry skin care into your daily regimen. The best.. read more →

  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 →

24 Jun 2016
June 24, 2016

Safe Summer Treatments

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Summer laser restrictions don’t have to keep you from your beauty goals during the season.  Check out the many great summer safe treatments that are okay when the sun is out. Laser hair removal of the underarm or bikini area. Typically the underarms and bikini are shaded from sun making them safe areas to treat.. 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 →

31 Dec 2015
December 31, 2015

Winter Skin Care

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My skin care regimen varies from season to season. I am 25 years old and have oily and acne prone skin with a mild case of rosacea, so I have to make sure I use gentle but effective products. Nothing is worse than irritating my sensitive skin and making my acne or redness worse. During.. 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 →