The “World’s Worst Picture” of you will help us, as practitioners, develop the most effective treatment plan for you long-term.Read More
There is an omnipresent temptation with food that surrounds us every day, especially as the holidays approach. . For as obvious as it might seem, the connection between what we eat and how our skin responds has been glossed over for decades as a lot of doctors’ dietary knowledge is fairly elementary. Recently I’ve begun to see more and more documentation of the skin/food connection.Read More
Skin Care Doesn’t Stop at the Surface
The approaching holiday season seems to be a kick starter for a lot of people to begin working out in order to look good in those mandatory family pictures. Crunches, cardio, and weights set the stage for a healthy, taut body but have you ever thought about working out your face?Read More
During July and August, the temps raise which can cause as much as 10% of the hair follicles to enter this phase.
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In Colorado, there is no perfect season for skincare. Find out how much damage was done this summer, and then clean it up!!
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The first treatment specifically formulated to treat the dreaded “bar code” lines, which form in mid life on the upper lip. Receive a free full size ATP Reset Moisturizer ($99 value!) with the purchase of Dermal Contour Pressed Serum in September!Read More
I found the SculpSure treatment to be quite easy. A belt holding the treatment frames was attached to my legs and, after thorough explanation, the treatment began. I didn’t know what to expect pain- or sensation-wise. I could feel periods of deep heat alternated with cooling, and even felt more on one side than the other. After 25 minutes it was all done…Read More
First off, “paraben” is an umbrella term for chemical esters used for many decades as preservatives. They’re a cheap and effective way to extend shelf-life and inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungus and mold in cosmetics, hair care products, shaving products, moisturizers, pharmaceuticals and some foods but, ironically, aren’t found in many deodorants.Read More
Clothing is our first line of defense against ultraviolet rays. After a long Colorado winter the thought of covering up with long sleeves and pants is less than desirable, I get it. The more surface area you cover, though, the less damage you’ll incur. There are many clothing lines that now come with a UPF rating. UPF stands for Ultraviolet Protection Factor…Read More
Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. If you have skin cancer, it is important to know which type you have because it affects your treatment options and your outlook (prognosis). If you aren’t sure which type of skin cancer you have, ask your doctor so you can get the right information. From Basal Cell to Squamous Cell to Melanoma…Read More
Free radicals naturally occur in the body through our metabolic processes but extrinsic factors like smoking, UV exposure, environmental pollution, alcohol and industrial solvents form them as well. (Pham-Huy, 2008) The cell membrane is one of the first and most vulnerable areas that free radicals start to attack. When the membrane’s integrity is compromised, the function of the cell starts to break down and affects….Read More
We met Patricia while her husband was undergoing skin cancer surgery with Dr. Imola. And while circumstances were less than ideal, we’re so glad she found us! Patricia had been passively looking for an aesthetician, but had not committed to anything. While her husband was in surgery, she walked upstairs to the Aesthetics by Design and booked an appointment.Read More
As much as people tout these oils as moisturizers, there’s very little substantiated research and data out there for their topical use (especially coconut oil). As a food, both oils are tasty and almost identical calorically with one tablespoon of coconut oil coming in at 117 calories and olive oil with 119. When it comes to heart health, though, olive oil wins.Read More