New technology claims to freeze fat away By Kristen Hampton, Reporter CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – The Cool Sculpting technique is quite popular at Charlotte Skin and Laser. The procedure claims to remove unwanted fat by freezing fat cells. Dr. Elizabeth Rostan says it works, and without the worry of an invasive procedure.”Fat is more susceptible Read More →

Dr. Rostan has been looking for a machine that can really tighten the skin and specifically help women with loose skin on their arms. Well, she has found it in Exilis! Exilis is non-invasive, radiofrequency technology. It doesn’t hurt; there is no downtime, and there are no side effects.  During the treatment you feel a Read More →

Tips on how to choose makeup that will calm, and not irritate, sensitive, rosacea or acne prone skin. 1) Choose powder when possible. Powders are great to reduce shine and can easily be touched up with a compact that is easily carried in your purse. Importantly, powders have very few preservatives and contain minimal ingredients Read More →

Dry, cold, windy weather, indoor heat, frequent hand washing or hands in water – even warming your hands by the fire – can all add up to very dry hands. Severe dryness can lead to painful cracks and fissures and even skin rashes. Hands require special attention especially when any of the above factors are Read More →

Do you love Botox? Get a chemical peel every month? Can’t get enough products? Then our VIP program is for you! Platinum Level–$250 per year 20% off all cosmetic laser services and procedures*, Botox, Dysport, and all fillers 15% off all aesthetician services and products Gold Level–$200 per year 20% off all cosmetic laser services Read More →

Lip cosmetics have been used since ancient times – Eyptians, Greeks,  and Romans all used lip adornments. The push up lipstick found in every womans’s purse was invented in the 1920’s. Since the 1990s, lip augmentation with fillers has been a very popular treatment, and now Restylane is FDA approved for lip augmentation. We thought Read More →

Cosmetics have been used to enhance the beauty and intrigue of the eye since the ancient Egyptians applied charcoal and kohl to darken their lashes and eyelids. Modern cosmetics offer women easy and convenient ways to enhance the beauty of their eyes. Mascara: Almost all mascaras today are liquid formulations in a bottle into which Read More →

During the winter months our skin is exposed to a less humid environment and cold temperatures. Outdoor activities can also exposure skin to wind as well as cold. These factors can lead to dry and cracked skin making it more prone to itch, discomfort and rash. Below are some great tips for keeping your skin Read More →

Speaking of New Year’s Resolutions, let your skin be another reason to quit smoking if you are considering tackling that in 2012. Skin thinning, increased aging, acne and even skin cancer can be related to smoking: Smoking a single cigarette can cause a significant reduction in the blood supply to the skin for up to Read More →

Coolsculpting by Zeltiq is a new, non-invasive method for removing unwanted fat in areas such as the abdomen, hips, love handles, and back fat. Below Dr. Rostan gives a personal account of her treatment with Coolsculpting. Read no further if you thought Dr. Rostan had no areas of unwanted fat…. I stay in shape and Read More →

Happy New Year! We are excited to be back in the office after a great holiday break. We hope you all had a happy and safe holiday. This year pledge to be good to your skin.  Here are some good “skin” resolutions to try… I will… Cleanse my skin every night before bed to remove Read More →

Dr. Elizabeth Rostan is Medical Honoree of the Arthiritis Foundation Jingle Jog 2011. Support the fundraising efforts of Charlotte Skin & Laser in one of three ways: 1. Join our walking Team Lucy and walk with Lucy and staff on Saturday, December 3rd. Raise money as a member of Team Lucy. 2. Join our jogging Team Scooter Read More →

We have added the Clarisonic Mia & Pro to our practice! You may ask…Why Clarisonic?  This is why! 6 times more makeup removal than manual cleansing 2 times more sebum removal than manual cleansing 61% greater Vitamin C absorption after use 81% of men who used  Clarisonic with their shaving lubricant reported an improvement in Read More →

For Love of a Dog Many of you know that I do not have children. I used to say that I had dogs – 3 Jack Russell Terriers. In December, it became 2 JRTs as we lost our oldest dog Pogo at the age of 16 ½ years. This past Friday, my beloved dog Tucker Read More →

Dr Rostan is thrilled to be one of the first in our area to offer this cutting edge technology! Are you interested in learning more?  Call the clinic at 704.333.9113 to schedule a consultation! Does it hurt? Comfort thresholds vary from patient to patient, but there can be some discomfort while the energy is being Read More →

The Ulthera System uses ultra sound technology to first visualize, then tighten the skin and deeper soft tissue. Ultherapy enables practitioners to direct sound waves not only into the skin but deep under the skin to the same tissue addressed in surgery. This gently heats the tissue to lift and tighten loose skin without cutting Read More →

I am Robyn, one of the nurse’s that works with Dr Rostan.  I have sensitive skin but love using some form of retinol or tretinoin for anti aging, but could only use it once a week. As most people who have used it know, it can cause redness, dryness and peeling, mainly when you start Read More →