skin treatments


At The Skin Routine in Scottsdale, we offer a range of advanced laser treatments to help you achieve your absolute best skin. Our expert laser technicians utilize state-of-the-art technologies, including ResurFX and IPL (Intense Pulsed Light). Read on to discover the unique benefits and applications of each treatment:


Experience the transformative power of ResurFX laser, a cutting-edge treatment designed to restore and rejuvenate your skin. With ResurFX, you can effectively address various skin concerns and achieve a smoother, more youthful complexion. Here's what you need to know:

ResurFX laser is a non-ablative fractional laser technology that stimulates collagen production and triggers the skin's natural healing process. This treatment targets specific areas of the skin, creating microscopic channels while leaving surrounding tissue intact. By promoting collagen remodeling, ResurFX improves skin texture, reduces fine lines, minimizes scars, and diminishes stretch marks.

What is ResurFX?


ResurFX laser stimulates collagen production, leading to improved skin texture, reduced wrinkles, and enhanced overall appearance.

Skin Rejuvenation: 

ResurFX can effectively reduce the appearance of acne scars, surgical scars, and other types of scars, improving skin smoothness and texture.

Scar Reduction:

ResurFX helps to smooth the texture of stretch marks, reducing their visibility and creating a more even skin surface.

Improved Texture:

ResurFX is a treatment with minimal downtime, allowing you to return to your regular activities soon after the procedure.

Minimal Downtime: 


How does ResurFX differ from other laser treatments?

ResurFX is a non-ablative fractional laser that delivers precise energy to the skin, targeting specific areas without damaging the surrounding tissue. Unlike ablative lasers, ResurFX has minimal downtime and is suitable for various skin types.

Is the ResurFX treatment painful?

Most individuals experience minimal discomfort during the ResurFX procedure. Our skilled practitioners will apply a topical anesthetic to ensure your comfort throughout the treatment.

How many ResurFX sessions are required to see results?

The number of sessions needed may vary depending on individual factors such as the severity of the condition being treated. However, multiple treatment sessions are often recommended to achieve optimal results. During your consultation, our experts will evaluate your skin and provide you with a personalized treatment plan.

Is there any downtime associated with ResurFX?

ResurFX is a minimally invasive treatment with little downtime. You may experience mild redness, warmth, or swelling immediately following the procedure, but these effects typically subside within a few hours to a few days. You must refrain from elevating your core body temperature for 72 hours.

How long do the results of ResurFX last?

Results can vary depending on factors such as skin type, individual response, and proper skincare maintenance. However, with appropriate aftercare and lifestyle habits, the results of ResurFX treatments can be long-lasting.


Say goodbye to skin imperfections and embrace a radiant complexion with IPL, a versatile and effective light-based treatment. IPL targets a range of skin concerns, providing you with clearer, more luminous skin. Here's what you need to know:

IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light, employs broad-spectrum light to target specific skin issues, such as hyperpigmentation, sun damage, rosacea, and vascular lesions. The light energy is absorbed by melanin and hemoglobin, effectively reducing discoloration and promoting a more even skin tone.

What is IPL?


IPL helps diminish sunspots, freckles, and other signs of sun damage caused by prolonged sun exposure.

Sun Damage Correction:

If you struggle with facial redness, IPL can help reduce the appearance of rosacea and other vascular conditions.

Redness Reduction:

IPL can address various types of pigmentation concerns, including age spots and uneven skin tone.

Pigmentation Correction:

Following IPL treatment, you can resume your daily activities with minimal downtime.

Little to No Downtime:

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) FAQs:

What skin conditions can IPL treat?

IPL is effective for treating a range of skin conditions, including sun damage, age spots, freckles, rosacea, vascular lesions, and uneven skin tone. It can also improve overall skin texture and stimulate collagen production.

How many IPL sessions are typically needed?

The number of IPL sessions required depends on the specific condition being treated and individual factors. Most individuals undergo a series of treatments, spaced 3-4 weeks apart, to achieve the desired results. Our practitioners will assess your skin and develop a personalized treatment plan for you.

Is IPL safe for all skin types?

IPL treatments can be customized to accommodate different skin types and tones, but it is not appropriate for all. It's crucial to consult with our experts to ensure the treatment is suitable for your specific skin condition and to minimize any risks or complications.

Is IPL painful?

Most patients find IPL treatments to be well-tolerated. You may experience a mild snapping or stinging sensation during the procedure, but it is generally not considered painful. Our practitioners may apply a topical numbing cream to enhance your comfort, if needed.

What can I expect after an IPL session?

Following an IPL treatment, you may experience some redness, mild swelling, or a sunburn-like sensation, which usually subsides within a few hours to a day. If targeting pigmentation, you will find that the pigmentation gets darker initially, best described as “coffee grounds”. It is important to protect your skin from the sun and follow post-treatment care instructions provided by our experts.


Our Photofractional laser treatment combines the benefits of IPL and ResurFX technologies, providing comprehensive skin rejuvenation in a single session. This dual-action treatment effectively addresses a wide range of concerns, including pigmentation issues, uneven texture, fine lines, wrinkles, and sun damage. The Photofractional treatment precisely targets both the superficial and deep layers of the skin, resulting in dramatic improvements and a more youthful appearance. This treatment is ideal for individuals seeking maximum results in minimal time.

Addressing multiple skin concerns in one treatment

Minimizing pigmentation issues

Smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles

Improving skin texture and tone

Stimulating collagen for long-lasting results