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Mask-ne Update

When last we wrote in this blog about mask-ne, it was a relatively new phenomenon as a skin problem.  Since then, and as mask wearing has increased as it should to slow down the spread of COVID-19, we are seeing more and more people with skin...

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Secret RF and Acne Scars

A recent study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology confirms our experience here at Maine Laser Skin Care.  The article demonstrates that radiofrequency micro needling treatments, which we use in the form of Secret™ RF, are a...

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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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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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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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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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Do You Have Sugar Face?

It is probably no surprise to anyone that excessive sugar is not good for you.  Sugar is certainly bad for your teeth and your waistline, never mind making you more susceptible to diabetes and the long term consequences of obesity. What many...

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Better Skin with Dairy-Free Diet

  The linkage between dairy products and skin problems has been controversial for many years, mostly due to pushback from the diary industry.  However, increasing numbers of studies sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology and not...

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Say It Ain’t So! Study Shows Chocolate Worsens Acne

There has long been thought to be a connection between acne and diet.  Individual studies have linked acne with “junk foods” and also with dairy products, especially milk itself. However, does eating junk food actually increase acne, or is it...

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