Why Do You Need A Face Specialist For Your Skin?

As we age, our skin changes. The quality and texture of youthful skin slowly transforms as wrinkles and folds form. Our skin reveals the combined burden of years of sun exposure, gravity and genetics. The best way to achieve younger, healthier looking skin is through a resurfacing procedure.

Skin resurfacing is the removal of the outer layer of the skin – using sanding, chemicals or lasers. The deeper skin cells replenish the outer layer resulting in smoother, younger-looking skin with fewer wrinkles and pigment changes. Skin resurfacing is one of the most popular facial rejuvenation procedures because the results enhance one’s natural beauty

Esthetic Nurse Mandi Stewart, R.N.

As the newest member of our team Mandi brings with her a passion for creative beauty and aesthetic nursing.  As soon as you meet her you will be impressed with Mandi’s knowledge, vision and enthusiasm for enhancing your beauty.  Mandi was personally trained by Dr. Kolstad to deliver the outcomes and natural results that our patients demand.


Mandi offers an increasing variety of esthetic nursing services.  She’s experienced with Botox and facial injectables.  She offers a variety of chemical peels to improve the skin skins pigmentation, brown spots, texture and brightness.


One of Mandi’s most popular treatments is PRP hair rejuvenation.  PRP is a new, state-of-the-art medical treatment for hair loss designed for both men and women.  One of the hottest trends in hair restoration is using platelet rich plasma (PRP) to grow hair, increase density and enhance scalp coverage.  PRP utilizes your body’s ability to heal and regenerate to encourage hair growth at a cellular level.


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We are pleased to introduce advanced skin care products and creams designed to brighten, refresh and reinvigorate the quality and texture of your skin. From the basics (moisturizes and cleansers) to prescription strength creams (retinols and eye repair), our products will have all of your skin care needs covered!

In our practice it is common meet patients that have spent significant sums of money on Botox, fillers and lifting procedures but have not devoted the same attention to their skin. Maintenance and prevention are two of the most important treatment strategies for aging gracefully.

Daily zinc-fortified sunscreen and Retinol Rejuvenating Serum 5x are two essential products for keeping your skin firm, bright and youthful.

If you have questions about which skin care product is right for you, just ask! There are samples available in the lobby we encourage you to try before purchase.


Medical grade anti-aging cream to treat surface pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles. Retinol (Vitamin A) is a similar to popular Retin-A creams but has the advantage of less skin irritation, redness and flaking.

Dr. Kolstad advises his patients to use the Retinol cream at night. A moisturizer should be applied after the Retinol to soothe the medicinal properties of the cream.


Our Power of Three Cream combines the therapeutic properties of 90% Green Tea Polyphenols, Caffeine USP and Resveratrol to give our patients unprecedented antioxidant protection.

This formulation visibly reduces the signs of redness and inflammation, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and is moisture enhanced with Hyaluronic Acid. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring antioxidant found in red grapes while caffeine is used to enhance the antioxidant properties of the cream as a whole.

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This sunscreen is gentle on sensitive and acne-prone skin, provides lasting protection against UVA and UVB rays and is water resistant (40 minutes). It features Micronized Zinc Oxide (12%) and is fortified with many antioxidants including: Green Tea Polyphenols, Resveratrol, Vitamin C, Emblica and Co-Q10.


This retinol based eye cream effectively fights the signs of aging in the delicate eye area without causing irritation.

Formulated with vitamin K and arnica to combat dark circles. Peptide blend helps to encourage draining under the eyes discouraging puffiness and also address fine lines and wrinkles.

Green Tea Polyphenols provide anti-inflammatory benefits and provide antioxidants protection to delicate area around the eyes.


Our Replenishing Moisturizer is enriched with powerful antioxidants to hydrate and rejuvenate the skin. This product is specially formulated to deliver a blend of nourishing ingredients to smooth and soften skin. In addition, regular use of this dry skin care cream will provide anti-aging benefits such as less visible wrinkles and fine lines.

The Replenishing Moisturizer contains liposome encapsulated vitamins A, C, E, Co-Q10, green tea, in an aloe base (pulp of the plant).

This cleanser will help to calm and soothe sensitive skin. Soap-free and easy-rinsing with a soft lavender scent.

Our Ultra Gentle Cleanser contains liposome encapsulated vitamins A-C-E, green tea, and co-Q10.

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1) Lytera

This non-Hydroquinone based skin brightener is designed to treat areas of pigmentation, uneven skin tones and melasma. Lytera contains a retinol within the serum to enhance the medicinal properties. It can be applied to sun spots or to the entire face to achieve an even complexion.


2) Hydroquinone Skin Brightener,

Hydroqunione skin brighteners are designed to treat areas of hyperpigmentation. We compound the formulation in our office to customize the concentration to meet your unique skin needs. We offer 4% to 8% depending on the severity of the hyperpigmentation.

Additional La Jolla Skin Resurfacing Information

PDFSkin Resurfacing Procedure Before & After Instructions