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5 Benefits of Microneedling for Your Skin Feb 1st, 2020

You’ve probably heard about microneedling before, but is there any evidence backing the claims about its benefits? Microneedling is a non-invasive procedure that uses tiny needles to create small wounds in the skin to trigger a healing response.  Whenever you have a tear in your skin, your body floods the...

Incorporating Botox Into Your Regular Beauty Routine Jan 1st, 2020

Beauty fads come and go, but Botox has remained popular — in fact, the No. 1 choice — of celebrities, busy professionals, exhausted parents, and anyone looking to ward off wrinkles. Both women and men opt for Botox more than any other cosmetic procedure because it’s minimally invasive, quick, lasting,...

Finish Off Your Weight Loss Journey With CoolSculpting Dec 1st, 2019

It’s a tale as old as time. After weeks or months of diet and exercise, you’ve enthusiastically watched those unwanted pounds melt away and seen your fatty areas grow smaller and smaller. You’re feeling healthier and more confident, and you know you’re on the right track to reaching your goals....

Welcome to the Colorado Skin Care Blog Nov 27th, 2019

Due to our plentiful sunshine and high altitude, the state of Colorado has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the country. At Colorado Skin Care, our dermatologist in Denver understands how important quality skin care really is in the Centennial State. For over 15 years our doctors have been providing...

How Often Should You Get a Skin Cancer Screening? Nov 27th, 2019

Whether you are out in the sun 24/7 or only venture outside when it is necessary, it is important to have yourself regularly screened for skin cancer. The earlier this type of cancer is caught, the easier it can be to treat and get rid of. Even if you do...

Look Your Best with Laser Hair Removal Nov 27th, 2019

One of the most well-known laser procedures, laser hair removal, is extremely popular with both men and woman. Through this procedure, you will never have to shave again, and the areas that experience unwanted hair will be silky smooth every day of the year. At Colorado Skin Care, our Colorado dermatology specialists will...

What is Microdermabrasion? Nov 27th, 2019

If you have been plagued by dry, blemish-prone skin, microdermabrasion in Englewood, CO could do your skin wonders. Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive procedure that removes the top layer or dry, dead skin cells with the use of tiny exfoliating crystals. Many people swear by microdermabrasion and those who experience fine lines, uneven...

The Importance of a Skin Exam Nov 27th, 2019

In the United States alone, more than one million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. In a culture where tan is beautiful, and a beach is the ultimate relaxing getaway, it’s especially important to protect ourselves from harmful UV rays. At Colorado Skin Care, we provide skin exams for...

What Your Skin Irritation Could Mean, Part 1 Nov 27th, 2019

The skin is our body’s largest organ, and it can play a huge role in altering us about various medical conditions. As our first line of defense, the skin can show us when something is affecting us whether it’s sunburn, bug bite, or other irritation. Below are some of the...

Sick of Waxing and Shaving? Consider Laser Hair Removal Nov 27th, 2019

When it comes to body hair, most of us prefer to shave it off. If you are unhappy with continuously shaving or waxing it, you may want to consider a laser removal treatment. Not only does this slow down the hair growth, but it can lead to a more extended...

Prepare for Your Big Day with CoolSculpting in Denver, CO Nov 27th, 2019

Do you have a special event coming up? Are you tying the knot? Don’t spend months starving yourself so you can fit into your perfect dress. With CoolSculpting, you can lose fat without dieting or surgery. CoolSculpting freezes and destroys unwanted fat cells in just one treatment, so you can...

What Your Skin Irritation Could Mean, Part 2 Nov 27th, 2019

Our skin can inform us about a variety of conditions developing in our body. Continuing with our list of common skin symptoms and what they can mean, below are three more forms of skin irritations that can occur. Bumps: Bumps on the skin can be a variety of shapes and...

How to Treat Keratosis Pilaris Nov 27th, 2019

Keratosis Pilaris is a genetic skin condition where a buildup of keratin in the hair follicle results in bumps similar to acne or goosebumps on the skin. This condition commonly occurs on the back of the upper arms and thighs, but sometimes on the face, neck, and rear. Both adults...

What is a Dermatologist’s Role? Nov 27th, 2019

When you have a sore throat or swollen ankle, your first thought is to schedule an appointment with your doctor. However, what do you do when your face is breaking out with no relief, or there’s an unusual rash on your body? A dermatologist is a physician that specializes in...

How to Prepare for Your First Dermatology Appointment Nov 27th, 2019

If you have never been to the dermatologist before, the time leading up to your first appointment may be a little nerve-wracking. As with any first appointment, you want to make sure you get your questions and concerns across and that you develop a good rapport with your doctor. Below...

The Benefits of CoolSculpting Nov 27th, 2019

At Colorado Skin Care, we have a variety of specialists skilled in advanced dermatology in Colorado. One of the cosmetic procedures we perform is CoolSculpting, which is the process of freezing away excess fat that sticks around after diet and exercise. This non-invasive technology will permanently remove fat, allowing you to feel...

The Best Home Remedies for Eczema Relief Nov 27th, 2019

Eczema can be extremely vicious and can flare up at any time. However, it is important to find a cream and treatment that works best for you, eczema’s unpredictability can leave you in a pinch. Eczema generally occurs when your skin is producing less fat and oils than it should...

How to Get Rid of Back Acne Nov 27th, 2019

Acne on your back, or “bacne,” can be incredibly embarrassing and lower confidence in many who experience it. Fortunately, it’s not something you’ll have to live with forever, and with a little diligence, you’ll be able to clear up back acne for good! Our Colorado dermatology specialists have put together some treatment...

4 Types of Acne and How to Treat Them, Part 2 Nov 26th, 2019

In our last post, we covered two very different forms of acne and how to treat them. In total there are four distinct types of acne that all have different causes and should all be dealt with differently. For a treatment to be effective, you must first determine which type...

4 Types of Acne and How to Treat Them, Part 1 Nov 26th, 2019

Acne is the most common dermatological condition in the United States, and it can be extremely frustrating to deal with. It’s a problem that many people can’t seem to get rid of, and the problem is not knowing that there are different types of acne – and different ways to...

How to Be a Great Dermatology Patient Nov 25th, 2019

If you are looking for exceptional results after visiting your dermatologist, being an excellent patient plays a considerable part. Not only does this help the relationship between you and your doctor, but it allows you to get the absolute most out of the services being provided. Below are three ways...

What are Vesicular Lesions? Nov 25th, 2019

If you notice red, blister-like spots on your skin, they may be something called vesicles. A vesicle forms when fluid becomes trapped under your skin, creating a bubble-like sac that can be filled with fluid or air. These red spots are common signs of chicken pox, eczema, contact dermatitis, shingles,...

How to Prevent Acne Scars Nov 25th, 2019

Acne scars are an unwanted and often permanent side effect of the skin’s healing process after a nasty breakout. Though many acne wounds will heal without permanent scarring, it is when the dermis is damaged by constant picking or severe cystic acne that visible scars appear. What Causes Acne Scars?...

Are You Sweating Too Much? Nov 25th, 2019

Excessive sweating is a common concern for many. Though a lot of sweat is common during exercise, it is possible to experience excessive sweating randomly throughout the day. Sweating is our body’s way to release heat and cool down, keeping our body temperature regular. People are sweating all the time,...

How to Treat Facial Psoriasis Nov 25th, 2019

Facial psoriasis affects up to 46% of people with psoriasis on the body. It can cause silvery scales, itchy rashes, and even open lesions on the skin. On a general level, facial psoriasis can be relieved with moisturizers and petroleum jelly. However, some more severe cases can be challenging to...

Control Acne with a Superficial Chemical Peel, Part 1 Nov 25th, 2019

We have all been there: acne and pimples can be a real hassle, especially when making a good impression matters. Now, there is a simple, safe, and effective way to control breakouts. In Englewood, dermatology clinics offer light chemical peels as part of their skin treatment services. Learn more about this treatment...

Control Acne with a Superficial Chemical Peel, Part 2 Nov 25th, 2019

Experience the Acne Treatment that will Change your Life When you go in for a chemical peel procedure, your clinician will discuss your specific needs. For example, you may want to discuss what you are doing for your acne, as well as any allergies you might have to certain skin...

You Are the First Line of Defense against Skin Cancer Nov 25th, 2019

Make no mistake: cancer is a serious disease. Amongst one of the most common types is skin cancer. However, with diligence and early detection, skin cancer is easily treatable and has a high cure rate. With this knowledge, it is important to keep in mind that treatment and prevention do...

Skin Care Tips Every Teen Should Follow Nov 25th, 2019

It’s nearly impossible to survive the teen years without a number of skin problems. As if being a teenager isn’t angsty enough, troubled skin only adds to the stress. If your teen is spending a lot of time in front of the mirror and is becoming increasingly frustrated with their...

Foods that can Trigger Rosacea Flare-Ups Nov 25th, 2019

If you have rosacea you know how frustrating and sometimes embarrassing it can be. Even when you haven’t been exercising, or out in the sun, your face can still take on an unpleasant shade of scarlet. If you aren’t already aware, there are likely key triggers that are causing the...

How to Choose a Sunscreen for Acne-Prone Skin Nov 16th, 2019

If you have sensitive, acne-prone skin, the thought of slathering on thick, heavy sunscreen could be less than appealing. However, sunscreen should be an incredibly important part of your skin-care routine to ensure your face is protected against skin cancer, premature aging, and hyperpigmentation. When you have skin that is...

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month Nov 15th, 2019

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, and over one million people are diagnosed every year. May begins National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, with campaigns all over the country to help educate and raise awareness on the causes, risks, and treatment of various skin cancer forms....

Using Epiduo Gel to Treat Acne Nov 15th, 2019

Epiduo Gel is a topical treatment used to treat mild to moderate acne. This gel is a combination of two different medications, adapalene, and benzoyl peroxide. This treatment is suitable for use by tweens, teens, and adults who experience acne as it can treat inflammatory acne and comedonal acne. At...

What Causes Adult Acne? Nov 15th, 2019

Acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States, and though many adults think they’re old enough to no longer experience pimples, they still seem to creep up on their skin. Unfortunately, acne is not just reserved for teenagers and can impact adult men and women just as...

How Do You Get Plaque Psoriasis? Nov 15th, 2019

Plaque psoriasis is one of the most common forms of the condition, making up around 90% of all cases. Plaque psoriasis is an autoimmune disease where the skin’s cells build up rapidly, creating dry and itchy patches or scales on the body. Though the underlying cause of this condition is...

Will Acne Facials Help Clear Your Skin? Nov 15th, 2019

A professionally done acne facial may sound tempting, especially if you’ve been suffering through breakouts with no end in sight. Just like any treatment, however, the results you receive depends on many different factors. Below are some tips you should know before dishing out the money for a facial acne...

Acne Skin Care in the Summer Nov 15th, 2019

Summer is a beautiful time of the year. The weather is warm, the days are long, but this great season can also bring about some nasty breakouts and oily skin. This is due to the heat, humidity, sweat, and extra oil that come with the season. If you’re hoping to...

How to Clear Acne before Your Wedding Nov 15th, 2019

Getting married is a milestone many women look forward to, and many begin thinking about their big day long before engagement. You want your wedding to be perfect from the flower arrangements to your skin. With the right skin care routine and management, you can drastically improve your acne before...

The Benefits of Rose in Skin Care Nov 15th, 2019

Rose has become an increasingly popular ingredient in many skin care products. Recognized for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, it’s no surprise that it is now taking the skincare world by storm. Rose oil has a variety of benefits when it comes to your skin, and we recommend giving it...

Skin Care Tips for Preteens Nov 15th, 2019

As children grow into the preteen stage, their body begins to go through a variety of changes. With the increase of hormones in their body, understanding and developing a good skin care routine is essential. Not only will it help keep their skin clear and healthy, but it can help...

Three Ways to Prepare for a Visit to the Dermatologist Nov 12th, 2019

Are you planning your first trip to the dermatologist? We have put together a small list of tips to help you prepare for your appointment: Remove Your Makeup – It does not matter if you put makeup on every day of your life, it is crucial that you remove all...

How to Treat Rosacea Nov 12th, 2019

If you experience frequent flushing, redness, or bumps around your nose and cheeks, rosacea may be the cause. Treatment usually involves a visit to your dermatologist in Denver for medication or laser therapy for more severe cases. Alongside medical treatment, there are varieties of over-the-counter remedies that can help relieve rosacea. Skin...

How Do Neurotoxins Work? Nov 12th, 2019

Everyone knows that neurotoxins, such as Botox, are used to treat wrinkles cosmetically, but do you know how they actually work? This treatment is performed by injecting a neurotoxin called Clostridium botulinum – which is known to cause botulism – into the skin. This may sound scary, but it does...

The Risks of Melanoma Cancer in Young People Nov 12th, 2019

Melanoma is the most aggressive form of skin cancer and can afflict people of all ages, including young people. Melanoma cancer is the second most common type that develops in women aged 20 to 29, and if it is not caught early, it can spread to other parts of the...

Types of Dermatitis Nov 12th, 2019

Dermatitis is the inflammation of the skin and can include conditions such as psoriasis, skin cancer, and seborrhea. A dermatitis rash is red and itchy and can vary based on the condition and cause. There are many types of dermatitis, which are listed out below: Stasis dermatitis: This type typically...

How to Treat Acne with a Chemical Peel Nov 12th, 2019

Superficial chemical peels can be a great way to treat your acne. When you opt for a light-duty chemical peel, you can experience exceptional results with little to no recovery time. Often referred to as “lunchtime peels,” they can be completed quickly, and you can get back to your routine...

How to Protect Dry, Cracked, and Painful Hands Nov 12th, 2019

As you age, you may notice that the skin on your hands becomes drier, resulting in redness, peeling, and cracking. Painfully dry skin can make even the most straightforward tasks challenging, and even the most heavy-duty hand cream does not seem to help. Severely dry skin tends to be seasonal,...

Skin Conditions that Cause Pimples Nov 12th, 2019

When pimples appear on the skin, your first thought is probably acne. However, many different skin conditions can cause these unwanted bumps to develop. If you are unsure as to what is happening with your skin, contact our experts on advanced dermatology in Colorado to help you determine the cause. Skin Conditions...

Pros and Cons of Lactic Acid Skin Care Nov 12th, 2019

Lactic acid is commonly used in over-the-counter skin care products as well as professional treatments. It is an alpha hydroxyl acid used to exfoliate, lighten dark spots, and improve fine lines and wrinkles. When used regularly, it can do wonders for the skin and is one of the most gentle...

What to Expect from Your CoolSculpting Treatment Nov 12th, 2019

If you are looking to get rid of excess fat without the intensive process of surgical procedures, CoolSculpting may be an option for you. Our clinic offers a variety of procedures for advanced dermatology in Colorado, including CoolSculpting. When you are considering this process, it is essential to be as informed...

Skin Care Tips Every Teen Should Know Nov 12th, 2019

Taking care of your skin is important throughout your life, but it is even more essential during the teenage years. Proper skin care does not have to take much time and does not always require 12 different products night and day. To help your teens develop a healthy and effective...

Skin Care Tips for Your 20s Nov 12th, 2019

Your skin changes over time, and so should your routine. If you have been following the same method since you first started having one, it may be time to change it up to better cater to your skin. Below are some skin care tips that people in their 20s should...

Skin Care Tips for Your 30s Nov 12th, 2019

Ideally, you want to start an anti-aging skin care routine before you start noticing fine lines and wrinkles. When you reach your 30s, it is the perfect time to begin preventative care for aging. Below are some tips from our Denver skin clinic on how to care for your skin in your...

Skin Care Tips for Your 40s Nov 12th, 2019

By the time you approach your 40s, you may start noticing severe changes to your skin. These changes may require you to adjust your skin care routine. Our Englewood dermatology center recommends the following tips so that you can maintain your youthful appearance and vigor. Use Products with Hyaluronic Acid: Aging during...

Skin Care Tips for Your 50s Nov 12th, 2019

Taking care of your skin during your 50s may call for some significant changes to your routine. Our Colorado dermatology specialists have provided some helpful pieces of advice to help you stay healthy throughout this decade. Examine Your Skin for Cancer: The risk of cancer increases as you get older. Begin incorporating...

All You Need to Know About Dark Spots Nov 12th, 2019

Dark spots happen to everyone, especially as people get older. While they are generally harmless, no one wants to show their age with hyperpigmentation on their face, hands, and other noticeable areas. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to ward off dark spots and lighten up existing discoloration. The...

When Should You Worry about Freckles? Nov 12th, 2019

In recent years, many people — from fashion icons and models to casual online posters — have fallen in love with freckles. They are such a beauty phenomenon that there are even makeup tutorials that teach viewers to create the look with cosmetics. If your skin gets enough of these...

Exfoliation Tips for Acne Prone Skin Nov 12th, 2019

Exfoliation is the removal of dead skin cells and can help your skin feel smoother and look brighter. Though our skin naturally sheds its dead cells, those with acne may benefit from regular exfoliation. There are hundreds of exfoliation products out there, so it is essential to determine which works...

How to Know if Your Skincare Routine is Actually Working Nov 12th, 2019

Do you spend a lot of time and money on skincare treatments? You are not alone; the skincare industry is projected to surpass $130 billion in 2019. With everything you invest in your skincare, you need to know that your routine is effective. The most obvious sign of a good...

3 Surprising Places that Need Sun Protection Nov 12th, 2019

These days, there is enough awareness about the dangers of skin cancer and complexion damage that most people think to grab sunscreen before they head outdoors for extended periods. Even so, not every area of the body gets the level of care it needs. The next time you plan a...