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    Protecting Your Skin with Proper Sunscreen Application

    Last updated 2 days 9 hours ago

    Sunscreen is a vital tool in the fight against skin cancer. Unfortunately, too many people forget to wear sunscreen or do not know how to apply it properly. Learning how to properly apply sunscreen can help you stay safe while having fun in the sun this summer.

    As you will see in this video, it is important to choose a water-resistant and broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher. Apply about an ounce of sunscreen to all exposed skin to protect it from the sun’s harmful rays. Put your sunscreen on 15 minutes before going outside and be sure to reapply when necessary.

    Find more tips for applying sunscreen and protecting your skin by scheduling an appointment at Cara Mia Medical Day Spa & Dermatology Associates of Colorado. Give us a call at (303) 558-3192 to learn about our skin doctors and what they can do for your skin.


    in Dr. Capin and Staff Travel to Africa

    Last updated 3 days ago


    More than 50 volunteers will be on this mission to Kenya sponsored by International Medical Relief. This is an integrated team, some practicing integrative medicine. We will have dermatology, dental care, OBGYN, fam practice, chiropracter, and an acupuncturist. We will offer education: skin care. Water sanitation, dental, etcetera. So blessed to be on this team! And yes I am holding up a bag of condoms we will be distributing.

    Caring for Different Skin Types

    Last updated 7 days ago

    What’s your skin type? Determining the answer to this question can help you take better care of your skin and get better advice from your dermatologist. Use this guide to learn about different skin types and how to care for them:

    Knowing Your Skin
    It is important to determine what skin type you have before looking for skincare products. You can look for common signs on your own or meet with a dermatologist to get an expert opinion. There are four general categories for skin types: normal, oily, dry, and combination. Normal skin looks clean and healthy. Oily skin has excessive oil and blemishes. Dry skin has roughness and irritation. Combination skin may have characteristics of both oily and dry skin.

    Finding the Right Cleanser
    There are many different facial cleansers on the market, each offering their own advantages for certain skin problems and characteristics. Foaming cleansers are good for removing excess oil, while cream cleaners are better for hydrating dry skin. If you have normal or combination skin, work with your dermatologist to find a cleanser that will work for your skin and take care of your top concerns.

    Moisturizing Regularly
    After cleansing the skin, it is important to rehydrate it with a moisturizing cream. These products are also designed for different skin types, making it easy to find a moisturizer that will hydrate your skin without irritating it. Even if you have oily skin, it is important to moisturize regularly. Find a moisturizer with sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun’s rays.

    Enjoying a Healthy Diet
    Your diet affects every part of your body; including your skin. Junk foods can take moisture and color from your skin, leaving you looking tired. A healthy diet with lean proteins, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, fruits, and vegetables is essential for maintaining healthy and radiant skin, no matter what your skin type is.

    Cara Mia Medical Day Spa & Dermatology Associates of Colorado offers a variety of dermatology services that can help you take better care of your skin. Contact us online or at (303) 558-3192 to learn about our facial peels, injectables, and other skin treatments.

    The Science Behind Micropigmentation

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Many women have chosen micropigmentation because it offers freedom from the time-consuming routine of applying makeup each morning. Micropigmentation, or the application of permanent makeup, is a specialized technique that involves the implantation of color directly into the skin. The Micropigmentation artists uses special instruments to insert the color into the dermis, which is the middle layer of skin beneath the epidermis and above the subcutaneous tissue.

    During the procedure, the color is also implanted into the epidermis, or the top layer of skin. For this reason, your initial results will not be your final results. The color that appears bolder at first will slowly lighten as the pigments in the epidermis flake away during the healing process. Permanent makeup offers long-lasting results; however, it is subject to the gradual effects of sun exposure, natural breakdown, and other factors that gradually fade the color. When the color begins to fade or if you decide you want a bolder look, you can return to the Micropigmentation artists for another treatment session.

    Women in the Denver area who are interested in the convenience and artistry of micropigmentation can contact Cara Mia Medical Day Spa & Dermatology Associates of Colorado. You can connect with our dermatology clinic  by calling (303) 558-3192 or via our website.

    Answers to FAQs About Laser Hair Removal

    Last updated 1 month ago

    If you’re considering having laser hair removal, you might be frustrated with the inconvenience of shaving or waxing. You might also find that razors irritate your skin and leave little red bumps. Laser hair removal addresses these problems in about five to 10 treatment sessions.

    You can hear the answers to some frequently asked questions about laser hair removal by watching this video. This young lady explains what you can expect when you visit a medical day spa for the session and she discusses what the treatment feels like. She also strongly recommends finding a day spa that offers the newer models of lasers.

    Cara Mia Medical Day Spa & Dermatology Associates of Colorado is pleased to offer the innovative Cynosure Elite Laser for laser hair removal. Residents of the Denver area can schedule a visit to our dermatology clinic at (303) 558-3192 or explore our website to read more about our premier services.

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