Skincare by Colleen

Please, Don’t Wear Chemical Sunscreen!

Physical / Mineral Sunscreens Only If you want to see me, Colleen Shimamoto, get fired up about something, just mention “chemical sunscreens” and you won’t hear the end of it until you are running home to toss every chemical sunscreen you have stored-up from last summer. In my opinion, there is only one type of […]

Colleen’s 40-30 Treatment Plan – Exercise for Better Skin

Yup, this is me at the Milpitas CrossFit gym obviously trying to get myself in shape, but actually I’m holding this ridiculously heavy ball in a leg-shaking squat for another reason – to get my 30-year-old skin back. Exercise has been proven to increase collagen, flush away debris, reduce inflammation and combat free-radical damage so […]

Colleen’s 40-30 Treatment Plan – MicroPenning with PRP

Hi Everyone, It’s been awhile since I’ve posted about my 40-30 Treatment Plan, mostly because I’ve been enjoying the subtle transformations of my last Ultherapy treatment. As I mentioned, Ultherapy can take up to 6 months to show a complete result, but since getting it two months ago, I’ve been noticing a beautiful lifting of […]

The SilkPeel – The Latest Skin Resurfacing Technique

People have been obsessed with skin resurfacing for oh, just about forever.  At For The Face, we are no different and couldn’t be more excited about our new Dermal Infusion Silk Peel, the latest technique that leaves your skin squeaky clean, soft and glowing. Its also the ideal treatment to enhance or maintain the results […]

Ask Colleen – What Skincare Products Can I Use While Pregnant?

Hi Colleen — I’m hoping to become pregnant in the next few months, and I’m wondering if I should make any changes to my skincare while pregnant. Also, I’m worried my skin is going to break-out with all the hormones. Is there anything I can do to prevent this from happening? — T.T. “San Francisco” Hi […]