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How stressed is your skin?

How stressed is your skin?

Well, you need only glance in the mirror to answer that. “We wear our stress on our faces,” Dr. Mark Lupin of Cosmedica in Victoria, says. “And stress can wear us down, leading to a more tired look.” Dr. Lupin says the overall effect of a prolonged period of stress, like the recent Christmas season, perhaps,… Continue Reading

Therapeutic year in review 2017

Therapeutic year in review 2017

Our very own expert dermatologists Drs. Benjamin Barankin and Dr. Anatoli Freiman were recently quoted in The Chronicle of Skin & Allergy discussing new treatments in psoriasis and rosacea, among other skin conditions. Click here to read the full article. Continue Reading

6 Big Cosmetic Procedures for 2018

6 Big Cosmetic Procedures for 2018

Out of all the beauty trends we predict for 2018, potentially most fascinating is what will be trending in the world of plastic surgery. We’re not ones to poo-poo any cosmetic decision a woman makes to feel her best, including ones that involve a needle or a knife, so we were pretty curious about the upcoming forecast from The… Continue Reading

Wrinkle in time  – starting Botox early on

Wrinkle in time – starting Botox early on

Gone are the days when beginning anti-aging treatment before a woman’s 30th birthday simply meant reaching for the latest collagen-boosting night cream or retinol-infused serum. In increasing numbers, 20- to 30-something-year-olds are turning to preventative injections to get a head start on freezing fine lines and crow’s feet in their tracks before they appear in… Continue Reading

9 Under-The-Radar Ways to Use Botox

9 Under-The-Radar Ways to Use Botox

When it comes to getting rid of wrinkles, the first thing that most of us think of—and often go to—is Botox. While the injectable toxin may be the gold standard for smoothing out skin and lessening signs of aging (other neurotoxins like Dysport and Xeomin do the same, as well) there are also a handful of out-of-the-box ways to use this miracle agent.… Continue Reading

What to do about dry cracked skin in the winter  – SELF

What to do about dry cracked skin in the winter – SELF

“Winter comes with some obvious perks, like cold-weather sports, cozy sweaters, and an extra excuse to cuddle inside. But it also has some serious downsides, like dry, cracked skin that can make you feel like the Crypt Keeper’s younger but similarly dehydrated sister. At least you’re not alone: “Almost every patient I see in the wintertime suffers from… Continue Reading

Best And Worst Foods For Your Skin

Best And Worst Foods For Your Skin

There’s no question that what you eat can have a massive impact on your physique, from the amount of muscle you can pack on to the expansion of your waistline. But while you’re at the supermarket, why not choose foods that serve double duty—that in addition to improving your physique, also enhance that gorgeous face… Continue Reading

The Best Skin-Care Routine for Your 20s – Allure

The Best Skin-Care Routine for Your 20s – Allure

“We get it: Ruling the world from one’s iPhone leaves little time for diligent skin care. But “by your mid-20s, you really need to start paying attention,” says Kristina Holey, a holistic facialist in San Francisco. Breakouts, brown spots, and dry patches are likely on your mind. But using too many products can irk skin… Continue Reading

A Life-Saving Step You Need to Add to Your Skincare Regime

A Life-Saving Step You Need to Add to Your Skincare Regime

“Are you sure that that mole isn’t melanoma? According to the American Academy of Dermatology, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and one in 50 Americans will develop the life-threatening type of skin cancer, melanoma. While you can take steps to reduce the risk of skin cancer by avoiding excessive ultraviolet light… Continue Reading

What its like to get a vampire facial/PRP with microneedling

What its like to get a vampire facial/PRP with microneedling

“At this point, you’ve probably seen photos and videos circulating on Instagram and Snapchat showcasing blood-splattered selfies, all taken in the name of beauty. What sounds (and looks) like an absolute nightmare is actually one of the industry’s most-requested treatments: the vampire facial. And, as with many seemingly crazy beauty habits and trends, we have… Continue Reading

This Is What Happens When You Don’t Use Moisturizer

This Is What Happens When You Don’t Use Moisturizer

I love lotion. No, really—like, I love love it. Every single night, I slather moisturizer all over my body and face like I’m a dehydrated sea sponge washed ashore, and during the day, I compulsively apply hand cream so often that my computer mouse is permanently slippery. So when two other Allure editors announced that they rarely, if ever,… Continue Reading

Piers Morgan saved from skin cancer by vigilant viewer

Piers Morgan saved from skin cancer by vigilant viewer

Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan, 52, was saved from skin cancer after an eagle-eyed viewer spotted an alarming blemish on his chest. Melanoma expert Gillian Nuttall was watching ITV’s Serial Killer with Piers Morgan documentary when she noticed the mark above his shirt collar. Piers told the MailOnline: ‘When my Serial Killer crime documentary… Continue Reading

The laser low-down – New Beauty

The laser low-down – New Beauty

One of Hollywood’s best-kept skin secrets is lasers—everyone gets them, but no one really talks that much about them. In order to get gorgeous skin that glows, consider treating your skin with a laser. You may think they are heavy-duty treatments that will leave you hiding out in your house for days, but there’s a whole breed of lighter lasers now available,… Continue Reading

Don’t Forget the Maintenance:

Don’t Forget the Maintenance:

Buying a new car is a great feeling. Everything is shiny and working optimally, but wear and tear requires maintenance. When a patient comes in for services such as Intense Pulse Light (IPL) /  Broad Band Light (BBL) for sun damage or rosacea, we do our very best to create that optimal look for them.… Continue Reading

Kim Kardashian West’s psoriasis is finally clearing up

Kim Kardashian West’s psoriasis is finally clearing up

“For Christmas this year, Kim Kardashian West got richer, tried blue hair, and counted down the 25 days with a puzzle that left us all perplexed. But the best part of the holiday season for Kim wasn’t her 920 shares in Disney stock — it was finally clearing her skin of the psoriasis symptoms that she’s publicly battled for… Continue Reading

Top esthetic trends for 2018 – NewBeauty

Top esthetic trends for 2018 – NewBeauty

When it comes to knowing what’s popular and what’s officially passé in the world of aesthetic enhancements, no one knows better than the doctors performing the treatments and surgeries themselves. When asked which trends they believe are about to make it big in 2018, here’s what they had to say. Click here to find out the list of procedures… Continue Reading

ER visits for sunburns cost millions

ER visits for sunburns cost millions

Although sunburns are highly preventable, they are still responsible for tens of thousands of expensive visits to U.S. emergency rooms each year, according to a recent analysis. The total tab in 2013 for sunburn-related emergency room visits was $11.2 million, researchers report in The American Medical Association’s journal Dermatology, with the great majority of cases… Continue Reading

Indoor tanning isn’t pretty – CDA

Indoor tanning isn’t pretty – CDA

Using a tanning bed, booth, or sunlamp to get tan is called indoor tanning. Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays while indoor tanning can cause skin cancers including melanoma (the deadliest type of skin cancer), basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma. Continue Reading

Hands-free sunscreen application – FASHION

Hands-free sunscreen application – FASHION

Applying sunscreen can be quite the ordeal, especially when it comes to rubbing it in so you don’t have any white streaks left over. But since sun protection is obviously important, we suck it up and do it anyway. However, there’s one company who’s trying to make putting on sunscreen a breeze with hands-free application… Continue Reading

Non-invasive facelift procedures using fillers for the jaw – ALLURE

Non-invasive facelift procedures using fillers for the jaw – ALLURE

“We’ve all been there: sticking out our chin and pressing our tongue against the roof of our mouth in pictures. Popping the occasional collar. It’s a stubborn problem, that double chin, one that’s un-suck-in-able, un-cover-up-able, and un-Instagram-filter-able. But everyone deals with it eventually. “Your skin begins to thin in your 20s, and then you start… Continue Reading

The “Coolest” Way to Get Rid of Unwanted Fat

The “Coolest” Way to Get Rid of Unwanted Fat

Who hasn’t pinched an inch here or grabbed a handful there? How many times have we looked in the mirror and thought “if I could just get rid of this bulge here, I would be happy”? How many of us have worked out, eaten healthy and finally found a good weight only to be stumped… Continue Reading

Getting rid of a bruise faster  – SELF

Getting rid of a bruise faster – SELF

Bruises are a totally normal part of life. Maybe you regularly get “attacked” by doorframes, desks, or other inanimate (but totally in your way) objects. It’s still understandable if you don’t want to walk around with a massive black and blue mark on your knee reminding you of that time you wiped out on the treadmill.… Continue Reading

Is Botox worth it for men?   – Men’s Journal

Is Botox worth it for men? – Men’s Journal

“My wife suggested I get Botox for my worry lines. Do men do that?” Absolutely. The reason it has taken longer to catch on with men is, in part, biological. We age differently from women. Our skin is thicker and better nourished because we have more blood flow to support facial hair. And shaving acts like an exfoliant, removing dead skin with… Continue Reading

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