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The Origin and History of Botox

Botox is such a household word and brand nowadays that many people think it has been around for a very long time.  In fact, Botulinum toxin, the neurotoxic protein that makes up Botox, has been around in nature for at least...

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Men Need Skin Care Too!

Most skin care products that you see advertised and on store shelves are marketed to and directed towards women.  Despite that predominant orientation, the demand from men for skin care products has been growing steadily, especially since the...

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Laser Acne Treatment Gains Popularity

A recent dermatology symposium held in Florida (pre-COVID, of course) highlighted the effectiveness of lasers in treating acne.  Presenters noted that laser therapies have become increasingly popular in the battle against acne not only...

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Introduction to Botox as a Wonder Drug

At Maine Laser Skin Care, we have been administering Botox since 2003, and are the most experienced and prolific injectors of Botox in the state of Maine.  Over the years, the popularity of Botox has exploded and has become a household...

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Top Sunscreen Secrets

Even though we at Maine Laser Skin Care always advocate wearing sunscreen every day, the official onset of summer prompts us to up the ante on our skin care education.  During the summer months in the northern hemisphere, the earth is tilted...

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Pandemic Skin

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal highlighted an explosion of skin problems that has been notable since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated quarantine.  Despite the fact that many women are not wearing makeup as...

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Summer Is Here! Protecting Your Skin is Non-Negotiable

We here at Maine Laser Skin Care preach year-round about the importance of protecting your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.  During the summer months, as it is commonly known, when the northern hemisphere is tilted toward the sun and...

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Everyone's Face is Unique

Many times we have clients who are referred to us here at Maine Laser Skin Care by friends who have had Botox or other treatments.  We love the trust that our satisfied customers have in us that they would entrust a friend or family member to...

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Five Summer Skin Care Tips

As of June 21, summer has officially arrived.  Even in these crazy COVID-19 times, we have to adjust to adapt to the change in seasons in many ways. Just as we change our wardrobes to adapt to changes in weather and humidity, we also need to...

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The Proof is In the Meal Plan

We have written many times about the effect of your diet on specific skin problems such as acne and rosacea.  Basically, the healthier your diet, the less severe your skin problems will become. A recent article in the dermatology literature...

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Indoor Tanning Danger Proved Again

A recently-published study from Norway confirmed many of our previous studies here in the U.S. about the risks of indoor tanning risks.  It also provided some additional important information. The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study enrolled...

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Even in Quarantine, You Need Your Beauty Rest

Recent research published in the Journal of Sleep Research has shown that the current COVID-19 pandemic has induced and worsened sleep problems in populations throughout the world.  The researchers found that being forced to stay at home, work...

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Beware of Mask-ne!

An interesting phenomenon that we here at Maine Laser Skin Care have noticed over the past several weeks has been increased breakouts and skin problems under the facial areas covered by face masks and coverings.  We happen to see the most acute...

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Reverse Skin Aging and Scars with Radiofrequency Micro Needling

At a recent pre-COVID19 dermatology symposium, a number of studies were presented that confirmed what we have seen here at Maine Laser Skin Care.  Namely, that radiofrequency micro needling, Secret RF, effectively treats the effects of skin...

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Under-Diagnosed Chest and Back Acne

When it comes to acne, most attention is directed at the face.  However, acne is also frequently found on the chest, back, and shoulders, where it is known as truncal acne. In fact, studies have shown that more than half of those...

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