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Fall Skin Care Tips

Arizona’s extreme climate can be hard on your skin, even if you’ve lived here for years. At no time is this more true than the “shoulder seasons” — fall and spring — when temperatures change quickly. Our skin care patients in Tucson say this time of year can wreak havoc on their complexions. Here are my favorite ways to help keep up, even when the weather is unpredictable: 1. The ResurFX™ Laser: Its incredible versatility makes it one of our favorite laser devices. It can help reduce the appearance of discoloration, age spots and sun spots, certain types of scars, stretch … Continue reading

Shedding That Summer Skin

As we transition to winter weather, it’s time to put away the bathing suits and sandals, and start thinking about shedding that summer skin damage.  Here at Skin Spectrum, we offer a variety of solutions ranging from medical grade topical regimens to lasers and medical peels. A nice fall glow starts with the basics: a tailored topical skin regimen.  ZO by Zein Obagi, MD offers a variety of products aimed at stripping away photodamage and restoring the health of the skin.  Following the ZO motto of the ‘skin health circle’ (prevention, therapy, and maintenance), our providers will work with you … Continue reading

Skincare Products: Hype vs. Reality

Walking through the cosmetics section at any department store, there are countless creams, serums, lotions, and potions on display that claim to erase wrinkles and be the secret to flawless, youthful skin.  I often see patients who spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on luxury skincare products; but does a high price point really make a product better or more effective? In general, I don’t believe that there’s any relationship between a product’s price tag and its efficacy.  Oftentimes, the ingredients in many of these luxury products don’t really have anything in them to justify the price.  Some of … Continue reading