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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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Get Your Skin Checked

While many people are great about things like getting their oil changed, their teeth cleaned, or their eyes examined, many folks are not very diligent about looking after their biggest organ- their skin.  According to the American Cancer...

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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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Sunscreen in Quarantine?

  A client recently asked me, "Do you still recommend that I wear sunscreen even if we are in quarantine?"  While not technically quarantined, this client, like many of you, had not been outside for several days except to go...

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Healthy Diet, Healthy Skin

  The appearance of skin aging can come from the passage of time, but external factors such as ultraviolet light, smoking, pollution, bad sleep, and diet habits also play a role in such damage to the skin.  Fortunately, many nutritional...

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