Summertime is Almost Here!

Coolsculpting treatment woman in bathing suit

“Summer time and the living is easy…” or so the song goes… however, the change in season sometimes brings anxiety. Sleeveless blouses, the dreaded shorts, and swimsuit weather… UGH! Not sure about you but my shorts have changed to capris and I try to wear my cover up at the beach… the ENTIRE day! So what to do? Well, first … Read More

Sun Protection

Sun Protection… really …not a sexy subject but with the hot weather in Arizona right around the corner it’s something we will all be dealing with very soon. So for all you outdoor enthusiasts – walkers, hikers, bikers, swimmers, boaters, campers, and even for those who would rather stay in their air conditioned home, the sun and the 100-degree temperature is … Read More

MonaLisa Touch

MonaLisa Touch is a new medical laser that delivers gentle laser energy to the vaginal wall tissue that stimulates a healing response bygenerating new collagen, elastin and vascularization. With age and childbirth, women start noticing symptoms related to their vaginal health that affect their lifestyle on different levels. Vaginal atrophy and laxity or dryness is a common symptom that is … Read More

LIQUID LIFT

When I use to FaceTime with my granddaughters, I noticed how much my face had aged. I wanted a more youthful look without surgery! The Liquid Lift can make a dramatic change in minutes, reversing the sagging tired look that seems to happen overnight. Dr. Blume is a Master Injector, and approved trainer for Allergan the makers of Botox, Juvederm … Read More

Realistic Expectations

There are many things that keep patients coming back to our office. Certainly, people look for quality outcomes and value. At the Blume Skin Centre, we believe value is getting what you want for a quality price. Whether it’s dermal fillers like Juvederm, Restylane, or Sculptra, and Botox, or Dysport, what you get for the price is true value. This is … Read More

It’s all about Collagen!

VoluDerm

What is your skin’s best friend? It’s collagen, and it’s time to understand why. Starting around the age of 30, we begin to lose collagen at a rate of 1% a year due to natural aging. Certain factors exacerbate the slowdown of our precious protein’s production, such as the sun! The harmful UV rays weaken the skin’s collagen and elastin, … Read More

Latisse

We are proud to announce we carry Latisse, the first and only FDA approved prescription treatment to grow and thicken eyelashes. Latisse is a solution applied daily to the base of the eyelashes. It works by increasing the length of the anagen or “growth” phase of the eyelash hair cycle and simultaneously increases the number of hairs during this growth … Read More

The full eyebrow is back in style!

New Trend Alert! The full eyebrow is back in style and creating a bold new look. We’ve all made the same mistake of over tweezing our eyebrows and then desperately regretting it afterwards. It can take months to regrow and can leave us feeling not so pretty. I’ve done this a time or two and the best advice I can give … Read More

You’ve just had your lips enhanced, now what?

After you have your lips injected with dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid (Juvederm or Restylane) certain side effects can occur. The Blume Skin Centre gives the following information to all patients before they leave the office. Post care instructions for lips after dermal fillers: Similar to a dentist visit, your lips will feel numb and very large, this is completely … Read More

Why does my skin feel like leather?

We can all relate to the feeling that our skin feels dry and dehydrated more so in the winter months. There are many factors that cause dry flakey skin, but thankfully there are ways to treat it. Our skin tends to be drier in the winter months because there is less humidity in the cold winter air and harsh breezes … Read More