Dermal Fillers

My Dermal Filler

By: Laura Hunnewell I wasn’t really sure about dermal fillers – in fact,   I had seen a few people overdo it with Botox and knew what I did NOT want to look like!   I was open to smoothing out my skin’s surface and adding some fill to the creases around my mouth.    I am a 38…

Dry Skin

How to Treat Dry Skin

The frigid temperatures and long winter have added stress to our general skin health.  Artificial heat in our homes removes moisture from the air, further aggravating the existing skin condition.   Adding a humidifier in your bedroom will help to put moisture back into the air. While going to school to obtain my esthetician’s license, I…

Closeup of Eyes

All About Eyes

When I wake up in the morning, I often glance in the mirror and notice that the skin around my eyes is not what it used to be!  And let’s not forget the added bonus of puffiness and dark circles.  Dehydration, a night of too many cocktails, daily stress, and this most extremely dry winter…


Derick Dermatology in Letters and Communications

Derick Dermatology’s Amy Derick and Monica Lai have contributed an article to Letters and Communications. The article, entitled “The Plastic Occluder: A Protective Instrument During Cryosurgery,” discusses the use of plastic occluders during cryosurgery. Occluders are used to comfortably shield a patient’s eyes during cryosurgery. To read the entire article, please click the link below…

Beautiful Model Applying Makeup for Summer

Summer Make Up

I need to switch my face makeup routine a bit in the summer as heavier tinted moisturizers or foundations don’t sit well on my skin in this heat. I like lighter and brighter make up with sunscreen. How do we achieve a fresh faced look in the humid summer months? I start by cleansing the…