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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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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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Dermaplaning In Demand

What is Dermaplaning?  Dermaplaning is a non-invasive technique where a certified aesthetician uses a sterile scalpel to remove vellus hair on the face (i.e. peach fuzz) and the top layer of dead skin cells. This process of...

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Why Dark Spots Appear On Your Skin

Many of us want our skin, regardless of its color or complexion, to look equal throughout.  This universal desire is the main reason makeup is so popular. Even though many of us know that makeup and airbrushing are the reason that the faces of...

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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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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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Safety First - Do Not Try This at Home

  First and foremost, we here at Maine Laser Skin Care and Medi-Spa consider safety to be our number-one priority when we perform aesthetic medical procedures to improve your skin and its appearance.  Therefore, we were particularly...

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Pilonidal Disease Management By Laser

  Pilonidal disease is a reaction to hair growth in the gluteal cleft, better known in layman's terms as the "butt crack".  In some individuals, men more than women in this case, the stiffer hairs actually injure the...

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The Environment and Your Skin

  Several studies have shown that your skin is affected by the environment in which you live.  Environmental factors such as sun exposure, chemical pollution, smoke, dirt, and pollen counts can significantly change the appearance of the...

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