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Does Sunscreen Protect from Infrared (IR) Light?

We wear sunscreen every day to shield our skin from the damage caused by UVA and UVB rays, but you probably didn’t know that there’s another type of sun ray we need to think about. Odds are you’ve heard of infrared rays, but research is beginning to shed light (no pun intended) on the ill … Continue reading

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What are the Best Tips for Skincare While Traveling?

Most of us are headed somewhere this holiday season, whether to celebrate with friends, family or taking a true vacation. But don’t let your skin get in the way of having a wonderful time. Here are some tips that will help you travel easily and beautifully! One of the first things most people do upon … Continue reading

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How to Hide a Hangover

Between parties and family gatherings, the holiday season can also be called the hangover season. Beyond making you feel not so hot, overindulging in alcohol also has telltale effects on your skin. Since New Year’s Day is probably the day we’re most likely to be hungover, I’ve put together a little guide for preventing your … Continue reading

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How to Get Beautiful Hair

Hair is a hot topic. Most of us deal with having too much in some places and too little in others, and I’m willing to bet there’s a lot you don’t know. As a dermatologist, I’m trained in all things related to hair, skin and nails, and here’s some little known tips to get more … Continue reading

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Bug Bites

It’s August, but that means it’s still summer. And that means one thing — bug bites! Nothing puts a damper on a barbeque or relaxing evening with friends and family like the redness and itching that comes along with mosquito bites, so here’s your guide to protecting yourself and dealing with the aftermath. Bug bite … Continue reading

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Beauty Foods

As the saying goes, we are what we eat… Now this can work to your advantage or disadvantage, depending on the foods and beverages you choose to indulge in. What you put on your plate has power to improve your skin, so here are my top 10 beauty foods. Salmon: Rich in omega-3 fatty acids … Continue reading

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Yoga Awareness Month: skin and exercise

Yoga might be thought of as good for the mind and physical fitness, but its benefits for the skin are rarely touted. Yoga is fantastic for the skin!  Here’s why… We spend a lot of time focusing on the effect that the sun and environment have on our skin, but few of us stop to … Continue reading

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Balding in Men and Women

Both men and women alike struggle with hair loss, and finding the cure is akin to the holy grail of dermatology. Despite countless studies and a seemingly endless array of prescription drugs and over-the-counter products that aim to treat hair loss, exciting new research points to defective stem cells as the root cause of baldness. … Continue reading

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Acne Treatment and Prevention

Dealing with acne can be a lifelong struggle that some of us have to deal with well into our fifties. The good news is that we have made great advances in terms of medications and treatments. I’ve come across a few innovative products recently, and wanted to share them—along with a few little-known acne prevention … Continue reading

Acne, Skincare

How to Choose and Use Sunscreen

This time of year we’re all about sunscreen, sunscreen and more sunscreen. And, of course, with all of the magazine and news stories stressing the importance of sun protection, there are always a handful with a negative spin that try to scare us with less-than-savory sunscreen information. As a dermatologist, I understand that sunscreen isn’t … Continue reading

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