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Giving Acne The Red And Blue Light Treatment

If you want to see your teenager run to his or her room in terror, simply ask them if they saw that new zit that raised its ugly head on their cheek. Acne is the bane of teenagers far and wide, but it can also affect adults, as well. At Skin & Cosmetic Solutions, we […]


Giving Unwanted Fat The Hoover Treatment

No matter what kind of shape you’re in, you have pockets of unwanted fat. Pretty much everyone, short of a hunger strike protester or a marathon runner, has pockets of fat that don’t respond to exercise or changes in diet. Dr. Puente uses tumescent liposuction to show those fat cells the door. What Is Tumescent Liposuction? Formerly, […]


How Laser Hair Removal Banishes Hair For Good

Who likes shaving? Hands are not being raised. With the exception of a 15-year-old teenage boy, not anyone with any sanity enjoys the ritual of dragging a sharp piece of metal across our skin to get rid of hair. Plus, it’s so Groundhog Day-esque. You shave, wax, pluck, or use nasty depilatory creams to get rid […]


Microneedling Raleigh, NC

Microneedling for Better Skin

If you’re reading this blog from Dr. Puente and his team at Skin & Cosmetic Solutions, you know that collagen is what we all want. OK, maybe chocolate is what we all want, but collagen is right up there! Collagen is the protein in the body that is responsible for providing support and structure to […]


Restylane Raleigh, NC

Restylane® Keeps Adding New Products

If you’re reading our Skin & Cosmetic Solutions blog, you’re probably well versed in the aesthetic industry. So, here’s a question to see just how well versed. What was the first dermal filler? Stumped you, eh? That would be Restylane®. Restylane® was first approved by the FDA for use in the U.S. in 2006. Along with […]


What to expect for a sclerotherapy treatment

Welcome back! Are you living with spider veins that cause you to hide your legs with long pants? If so, you're not alone. One way to reduce these visible blue and red-colored veins is through a laser procedure called sclerotherapy. This procedure is minimally invasive and takes less than one hour. The treatment uses a very […]


The top 3 benefits of SculpSure

Welcome back! Did you know that there is a non-invasive procedure that can destroy up to twenty four percent of fat cells? For many people, weight loss and diet alone can't do it. The slimming technique known as SculpSure is an effective way to reduce and tighten areas of stubborn fat that just won't go away […]



Your Skin Loves Microdermabrasion

These days when you mention the word crystals, many people instantly think of some New Age mumbo jumbo with Yanni on a CD in the background. But at Skin & Cosmetic Solutions, we love crystals, not necessarily for their, uh, holistic properties, but for their ability to remove old, dull, damaged skin from your face. […]


Fight acne with these daily practices

Welcome back! Breakouts are no fun, but that doesn't mean you have to let them ruin your plans. With a few tips, you can reduce acne, clear your skin and even eliminate scarring.  First, determine the kind of breakouts you have. Then you can determine how to treat them, but always avoid picking or popping pimples. […]


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