Thriller Fillers & Beyond: How Injectable Treatments Can Rejuvenate Your Facial Appearance

2019-03-04T19:31:11+00:00

Injectables and fillers are amongst our patients’ top requests at Northwest Face & Body. Popular for their ability to ward off common signs of aging, injectables and fillers enhance the face by lessening wrinkles, filling facial creases, and addressing volume loss. Botox® and Dysport® All botulinum toxins—including Botox and Dysport—are specially designed to smooth fine [...]

Thriller Fillers & Beyond: How Injectable Treatments Can Rejuvenate Your Facial Appearance2019-03-04T19:31:11+00:00

How to Help Your Teenager with Their Acne

2019-03-04T19:31:30+00:00

It is estimated that more than 80 percent of boys and girls will be affected by acne at some point during their teenage years. Acne is often considered a normal part of puberty. However, while it may be normal for tweens and teens alike, a less-than-perfect complexion can make them self-conscious about their appearance. As [...]

How to Help Your Teenager with Their Acne2019-03-04T19:31:30+00:00

This Summer, Take Control of Your Crow’s Feet

2019-03-04T19:31:42+00:00

Sun spots, wrinkles, and textural changes are known effects of sun damaged skin. But, did you know that during the summer months you are especially vulnerable to damaging the delicate skin around your eyes? Strong ultraviolet rays and our tendency to squint in the bright sunshine can make us extremely susceptible to eye-aging such as [...]

This Summer, Take Control of Your Crow’s Feet2019-03-04T19:31:42+00:00

How Facial Fillers Can Fight the Signs of Aging

2019-03-04T19:18:42+00:00

If you’ve noticed fine lines, wrinkles, or deeper facial lines are becoming more pronounced, but you aren’t ready for surgery, don’t overlook the benefits of facial fillers. Fillers continue to be a popular non-surgical treatment for filling out facial wrinkles and restoring a youthful look for your skin. We can fight many of the signs [...]

How Facial Fillers Can Fight the Signs of Aging2019-03-04T19:18:42+00:00

3 Ways to Cheat the Aging Process

2019-03-04T19:18:51+00:00

The aging process takes its toll on some people sooner than others, and telltale signs include sagging cheeks, loose skin, and wrinkles. If you are starting to feel self-conscious about your appearance, don’t overlook the option of non-surgical cosmetic treatments that can freshen up your look. Injectables, skin tightening treatments, and laser therapies can be [...]

3 Ways to Cheat the Aging Process2019-03-04T19:18:51+00:00

Long-term Benefits of Botox Supported by Study on Identical Twins

2019-03-04T19:18:10+00:00

Botox continues to be one of the most popular non-invasive treatments for patients wanting to turn back the clock, but many wonder what the long-term effects of the treatment may be. With new research comparing twins and their use of Botox, we are given a better look at how Botox can really affect one’s appearance [...]

Long-term Benefits of Botox Supported by Study on Identical Twins2019-03-04T19:18:10+00:00

Is Botox an Effective Weapon in the Fight Against Cancer?

2019-03-04T19:18:16+00:00

A recent study published in Science Transitional Medicine found that the same compound used in Botox injections—botulinum toxin—could help to kill stomach tumors. While Cancer Research UK reports that it is still too early to draw any conclusions from the study, scientists around the globe are continuing to observe the effects of the popular neurotoxin [...]

Is Botox an Effective Weapon in the Fight Against Cancer?2019-03-04T19:18:16+00:00

Why it’s Important to Have All-Over Body Mole Checks

2019-03-04T19:16:09+00:00

Knowing what the signs of skin cancer are is essential for better skin health, and you need to monitor your skin regularly to see if any moles are changing in size, appearance, or color. Most moles are benign, but some can be skin cancers like melanoma and may appear harmless on the surface. Visiting your [...]

Why it’s Important to Have All-Over Body Mole Checks2019-03-04T19:16:09+00:00

Does Sun Resistant Clothing Work?

2017-12-20T23:59:28+00:00

Protecting your skin from UV damage goes beyond applying sunscreen regularly. If you really want to shield your skin from the sun’s rays, you probably have started wearing sun resistant clothing when you are spending more time outdoors. The American Melanoma Foundation reports that regular clothing doesn’t fully protect your skin from the sun and [...]

Does Sun Resistant Clothing Work?2017-12-20T23:59:28+00:00

Treatment for Hot Tub Folliculitis

2019-03-04T19:15:58+00:00

Have you recently noticed some red bumps on your skin that weren’t there before? They may be from that night of having drinks while soaking in the hot tub at a friend’s house, or maybe from relaxing in the jacuzzi at the gym after a good swim a couple days ago. Hot tubs in public [...]

Treatment for Hot Tub Folliculitis2019-03-04T19:15:58+00:00

Dangers of Using Sunlamps for Bronzed Skin

2019-03-04T19:16:03+00:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a final order that requires reclassifying sunlamp products and UV lamps as moderate-risk (class II) devices. These devices will now have to carry a black-box warning – the FDA’s strongest – that states the product should not be used by anybody under 18 years of age. This [...]

Dangers of Using Sunlamps for Bronzed Skin2019-03-04T19:16:03+00:00

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Linked to Higher Likelihood of Developing Other Cancers

2019-03-04T19:15:53+00:00

Statistics show that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer over their lifetime, but it is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Limiting sun exposure and using a broad-spectrum sunscreen every day can help reduce your risk of skin cancer in Seattle. Still, a [...]

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Linked to Higher Likelihood of Developing Other Cancers2019-03-04T19:15:53+00:00

Getting Rid of Your Acne for Good

2019-03-04T19:15:41+00:00

Acne . A four-letter word like any other. Many people have suffered through it, and many others are still dealing with occasional breakouts. Anyone who has ever dealt with acne is aware of the struggle to find an effective treatment. The solutions advertised on television hardly ever work, which can leave a person feeling helpless [...]

Getting Rid of Your Acne for Good2019-03-04T19:15:41+00:00

An Answer for Your Aging Hands

2019-03-04T19:15:48+00:00

It’s no surprise that our faces receive the most attention when it comes to aging, and for that reason, it is also one of the first areas that many people treat when lines and wrinkles begin to show themselves. With injections of Botox and Radiesse, or more invasive procedures like a facelift, people put a [...]

An Answer for Your Aging Hands2019-03-04T19:15:48+00:00

The Winter vs. Your Skin

2019-03-04T19:13:50+00:00

Not to take away from the whole Polar Vortex situation going on with our friends to the east of us, but we have our own winter problems here in Seattle. Sure, it’s no winter storm filled with endless snow and ice, but that topic has already got its share of attention. It’s now time to [...]

The Winter vs. Your Skin2019-03-04T19:13:50+00:00

WHAT KIRKLAND RESIDENTS ARE DOING TO SWITCH UP THEIR SKIN CARE ROUTINE FOR FALL

2019-03-04T19:13:44+00:00

Fall may bring cool nights and colored leaves to the Pacific Northwest, but a lingering reminder of summer in the form of unwelcome changes in your skin may be evident. Here are our five fabulous fall favorites to correct any summer sun damage, and prepare your skin for a Kirkland winter. #1 Peels: Your skin can [...]

WHAT KIRKLAND RESIDENTS ARE DOING TO SWITCH UP THEIR SKIN CARE ROUTINE FOR FALL2019-03-04T19:13:44+00:00

HOW TO KEEP SKIN BRIGHT AS SEATTLE SAYS GOODBYE TO SUMMER

2019-03-04T19:13:33+00:00

Just because the sun is setting on another Seattle summer doesn’t mean your skin should lose its youthful glow. There are new resurfacing facials that have the skincare and beauty market buzzing. Learn how CO2 laser resurfacing is revealing younger skin for many Seattle patients.   CO2 laser resurfacing removes the damaged top layer of [...]

HOW TO KEEP SKIN BRIGHT AS SEATTLE SAYS GOODBYE TO SUMMER2019-03-04T19:13:33+00:00

Lack of Sleep is Harming Your Skin!

2019-03-04T19:11:41+00:00

Getting little to no sleep is never a good thing. Without a good night’s sleep, we wake up cranky and red-eyed, guzzling cup after cup of coffee until we can finally lie back down in bed and try again. No fun at all. But is the lack of sleep also affecting the health of your [...]

Lack of Sleep is Harming Your Skin!2019-03-04T19:11:41+00:00

Beards Block the Sun, Keep Skin Young

2019-03-04T19:11:34+00:00

Beards are not only fashionable among Seattle's hip young men, they also promote skin health. A recent study says that a beard can block a significant percentage of the sun's harmful UV rays. Australia has a very high skin cancer rate. Researchers there at the University of Queensland wanted to know how much sun protection [...]

Beards Block the Sun, Keep Skin Young2019-03-04T19:11:34+00:00

A New Genetic Discovery in Malignant Melanoma

2019-03-04T19:10:14+00:00

As cells replicate, their DNA gets shortened. The DNA has extra non-coding DNA at the ends that get clipped off when it replicates  (this extra DNA acts as a sort of a buffer at the ends of the chromosomes, so the important coding part of the DNA does not get clipped off). It is the [...]

A New Genetic Discovery in Malignant Melanoma2019-03-04T19:10:14+00:00

Tanning Industry Supplying False and Misleading Information

2019-03-04T19:06:23+00:00

Tsk Tsk. That those tanning salons are not telling the truth is not surprising, is it? A study was recently done were people called 300 tanning salons around the country posing as 16-year old fair-skinned girls. The salons were asked if there was any health risk (specifically, cancer risk) associated with tanning. 90% of salons [...]

Tanning Industry Supplying False and Misleading Information2019-03-04T19:06:23+00:00