5 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Skin Care

You know you shouldn’t be going to bed with makeup on and (hopefully) that you should be using an antioxidant each morning, but there are quite a few skincare rules that most people just don’t know. From the real reason why you shouldn’t use expired drugs to combining two of summer’s most commonly used products, … Continue reading

Acne, Rosacea

Hyaluronic Acid

A sugar that can bind over 1,000 times its weight in water, hyaluronic acid is commonly used as an injectable filler for wrinkles in fillers such as Restylane, Juvéderm, and Perlane, are typically injected.   However, in topical skincare, hyaluronic acid is another story. It cannot enter the dermis when applied topically, and may make … Continue reading


Rosacea: What It Is and What to Do About It

Rosacea is a progressive skin issue that affects tens of millions of people in the United States alone. It occurs in both genders—more often in fair-skinned women—in patients ranging from the ages of 30 to 50 years. As a dermatologist, I see plenty of patients who suffer from persistent facial redness and flushing. Because of … Continue reading


Tips for Caring for Your Skin this Winter

Along with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season also comes dry, cooler winter air, which can wreak havoc on your skin. Even if you live in a milder climate, your skin may react when cooler air with less humidity rolls through. But the good news is that you don’t have to simply deal … Continue reading

Eczema/Dry Skin

Help for Dry Hands

If your hands are profoundly affected by cold, dry winter air, you’re not alone. Dry, chapped hands, especially in the cooler winter months, are a common frustration for women and men alike. Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to get your hands back in shape, both from the inside and out. Caring for Dry Hands … Continue reading

Eczema/Dry Skin

5 Signs Your Skincare is Too Harsh for Your Skin Type

Finding the right skincare products for your skin type is an essential part of achieving the results you want. But if you’re not getting your products directly from your dermatologist, you could be unknowingly using ingredients that are too harsh for your skin. This can lead to a host of unwanted side effects, not to … Continue reading


How to Speed Recovery after Botox

Botox is known as a “lunchtime procedure” because it typically takes less than 20 minutes to perform and requires little to no downtime afterwards. That means that you can go ahead and schedule your Botox appointment during your lunch break because you’ll be fine to return to work immediately afterwards. I am frequently asked how … Continue reading


Holiday Gift Ideas for Her

‘Tis the season, so it’s time to get your shopping shoes on! Finding the perfect beauty-minded gifts for the special women in your life can be a tall order, but not to worry, I’ve done the legwork for you. Here are ten beauty treats that will work for any skin type, any age and absolutely … Continue reading