Pure Dermatology

Is Vitamin C Really All that Great?

Is Vitamin C Really All That Great? Vitamin C is one of the first and most commonly used antioxidants. It was first patented in skincare by Dr. Sheldon Pinnell in 1992, which led to the famous formulation launched by Skin Ceuticals in 1997. Vitamin C is an antioxidant, meaning it cleans up the damaging debris that we expose our skin to daily, like sun and pollution. It can also help brighten skin and supports the production of collagen. All of these actions make Vitamin C great at preventing wrinkles and reversing sing of skin aging. Many bloggers and beauty […]

Unwrap a New You This Year

Unwrap a New You this New Year with our Triple Threat: TruSculpt Flex, TruSculpt ID, and Sculptra for the Body! 2024 is upon us, and at Pure Dermatology in the heart of New Orleans, we’re thrilled to introduce you to the ultimate gift for yourself: the gift of confidence and a sculpted body like never before! Say goodbye to stubborn areas and hello to a new you with our powerful trio of body sculpting treatments. TruSculpt Flex: Sculpting Muscles for Definition and Strength This isn’t your typical workout routine; it’s the evolution of body sculpting! TruSculpt Flex transforms your body

Ready for Your Glow Up?

Ready for Your Glow Up? Pure Dermatology is excited for the launch of the newest injectable from the makers of Botox. SKINVIVE is coming in September and Dr. Holcomb and Haseltine cannot wait! We were both introduced to SKINVIVE around the time of Hurricane Ida. We were attending a conference together and a Canadian colleague was lecturing. We could not stop remarking how glowing and radiant this woman looked from more than 100 feet away in the lecture hall. We saw her a few times over the course of 2 days and every time we saw her, we were blown

Give Your Face a triLift

Give Your Face a triLift Ever wanted a “non-surgical facelift?” At Pure Dermatology, we like to keep up with the latest and most innovative scientific discoveries and devices. That’s why we were so excited to discover the triLift by Lumenis device. The triLIft device addresses multiple layers of the facial anatomy – the muscle, dermis, and epidermis to deliver the non-surgical facelift that everyone desires. It is the first device to address one of the main causes of facial sagging and drooping – loss of muscle tone on the face! As you age, the facial muscles lose strength they once

Everything You Need to Know About Hair Loss

Everything You Need to Know About Hair Loss By: Dr. Kate Z. Holcomb, Pure Dermatology August is hair loss awareness month, so we wanted to do a little educating about what treatments for hair loss we offer in Metairie and New Orleans from our team at Pure Dermatology. Alopecia, simply put, means “hair loss,” and it encompasses various types of hair loss conditions. Among them, male pattern hair loss and female pattern hair loss, also known as androgenetic alopecia, are the most common and are influenced by genetics, becoming more prevalent as people age. There are 4 main types of

Essential Tips to Help Avoid Bruising from Filler

Essential Tips to Help Avoid Bruising from Filler By: Dr. Kate Holcomb, Pure Dermatology Injectable wrinkle relaxers, hyaluronic acid fillers, Sculptra Aesthetic for collagen stimulation and platelet rich fibrin are mainstays at Pure Dermatology. While these aesthetic and beauty procedures are safe and effective, some patients may experience bruising as a side effect. There are measures that patients can take BOTH pre and post procedure to minimize the risk of bruising. Check out our tips to help you avoid bruising and ensure a smooth and successful injectable treatment at Pure Dermatology. Avoid Bruise-Prone Medications and Supplements Before Your Appointment […]

All About Mystro


New technology in skincare always gets us excited at Pure Dermatology and with lots of sun exposure in New Orleans and Metairie, Louisiana we need all the protection and reverse aging we an get. Enter new Mystro with P.A.T.H technology from SkinBetter Science. This ground-breaking product in skincare is a new favorite. With an earthy scent, this AM and PM skincare genius uses the power of plants to support the skin’s response to stress and to maintain balance. What really got people excited was study participants noticed improvement in redness and pore size as well as other markers of improved

A Deep Dive Into Daxxify

A Deep Dive into Daxxify By Dr. Mara Haseltine Introducing Daxxify, the newest and longest-lasting neuromodulator to hit the market! “Daxxi” is made by Revance Aesthetics, the company that makes the beautiful RHA hyaluronic acid filler we know and love. There are several other neuromodulators (aka “toxins”) on the market that can smooth forehead and facial lines by relaxing muscles in turn causing less wrinkles with dynamic movement. Botox hit the market about 20 years ago, and now we have Dysport, Xeomin, and Jeuveau. Let’s see how Daxxi measures up! What is Daxxify? Daxxify is the only neuromodulator that is

Does Laser Hair Removal Actually Work?

Laser Hair Removal procedure

Pure Dermatology If you’re an adult, you’ve likely given some thought to laser hair removal. How does it work, does it actually work and is it right for me? Yes, professional laser hair removal works and it is truly a “game changer”! If you’ve been on the fence about zapping that unwanted body hair, we’re here to give you some motivation. Imagine being able to ditch your razor, possibly for good, and reclaim the time you spend shaving most mornings. Summer is on the way and that usually means we’re showing more skin, so let’s talk about it! What is

Beauty & Skincare Trends De-coded

By: Dr. Mara Haseltine, Pure Dermatology Thanks to updated research, and social popularity, skincare routines are constantly evolving. You’ve probably discovered a brand new favorite product each of the past few years. Just like our daily beauty regimens, the “best” skincare trends are rapidly changing. Some have been amazingly beneficial but others, not so much. We’re giving you an inside scoop on what to look out for and what to flat out avoid this year when it comes to your skin. Afterall, love is in the air this month and one of the greatest expressions of self-love is Self Care!