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 →

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 →

  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 →

01 May 2015
May 1, 2015

Tanning Beds and Skin Cancer

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May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to choose Seattle Skin and Laser to be a part of your skin cancer prevention and education. Few people realize that small increment’s of daily sun exposure like driving in your car or a quick walk around the neighborhood with your pup contribute to.. read more →

Summer is on the horizon! If you’re like me and are looking forward to wearing sun dresses, tank tops and shorts but having ultra pale legs might say otherwise, there is a solution. Believe it or not my legs are about two shades lighter than the rest of my body. The ombre look is great.. read more →

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to choose Seattle Skin and Laser to be a part of your skin cancer prevention and education. Few people realize that small increments of daily sun exposure like driving in your car or a quick walk around the neighborhood with your pup, contribute to.. read more →

02 May 2013
May 2, 2013

New sunscreen regulations

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Now that the weather in the northwest is beginning to improve, we Seattleites are starting to bring out our sunglasses, bicycles, running shoes, and spending a lot more of our time outdoors in general. It’s also time to bring out old bottles of sunscreen, check expiration dates and get rid of the bad stuff and.. read more →

“30 Skin Care Misconceptions” – Originally published in Skin Inc. magazine, 2009 This article http://www.skininc.com/treatments/facial/43995527.html by Carol and Rob Trow was very interesting to me because it’s true; there are so many opinions out there on what the best things are to do and not do for your skin.  Below are some of the topics that I.. read more →