DSNT Skin Type: What You Need to Know

For some skin types, especially those with a DSNT skin type, the onset of winter is yet another reminder of how dry, flaky and sensitive their skin can be. Believe me, I understand your struggles. My skin is on the cusp of DSNW and DSNT, so I know first-hand that caring for super-dry skin can … Continue reading

Eczema/Dry Skin

What to Avoid Most by Skin Type

Even if you think you’re doing everything right to keep your skin smooth, clear and healthy, there could be one or two products in your skincare arsenal that are standing between you and the results you’re looking for. If you know your Baumann Skin Type, detecting which products to avoid and which to stock up … Continue reading

Acne, Rosacea

What Causes Oily Skin?

Many people think they have oily skin when, in fact, they don’t. One study demonstrated that people are often wrong about if they are oily or not. Often they judge whether their skin is oily just after cleansing, however, everyone feels dry for 15- 20 minutes after cleansing. Any evaluation of your skin’s sebum production … Continue reading


Skincare Travel Tips

I spend a lot of my time traveling and my sensitive DSNW skin can get irritated if I am not careful.  Here are some skincare tips that I use to protect my skin when I travel: 1. Be Wary of Hotel Products One of the first things that most people do upon checking into a … Continue reading


DRPW Skin Type: What You Need to Know

If you’re a DRPW skin type, chances are you haven’t paid much attention to skincare products or developing much of a skincare routine, at least until well into your 20s or 30s. In your teens, you didn’t have the oily, acne-prone skin that poses a challenge for many other skin types, and your pigmented skin … Continue reading


DSPT Skin Type: What You Need to Know

DSPT skin types require diligent maintenance in order to achieve an even healthy skin tone with good hydration and resistance to environmental insults. Without correct and consistent daily care, DSPT skin can suffer from various afflictions. The good news is – you can improve your skin type by using the correct and consistent daily skin … Continue reading

Acne, Eczema/Dry Skin

The Pros and Cons of Oily Skin

Oily skin can be a challenge, especially among teenagers (and adults) who struggle with acne. Oily skin is characterized by a shiny appearance, mainly in the T-zone (which includes the forehead, nose and chin.) While those with oily skin tend to focus on the downsides, there are actually a few advantages to having oily skin. … Continue reading


How to Choose a Dermal Filler

Dermal fillers can be used to sculpt the face and restore a natural, youthful look. It is very important to find an injector with an artistic eye combined with skill and experience. Fillers are used to erase wrinkles, plump the lips, add volume to the face and to hide scars caused by acne, surgery and … Continue reading


Don’t Waste Money on These Anti-Aging Ingredients

Most of us are concerned about aging these days, and we’re lucky that we have so many options for preventing, slowing and reversing the visible signs of time. But with this fixation on youth comes a lot of misinformation and hype. It seems there’s always a new product promising the results of a facelift in … Continue reading


How to Reduce the Size of Your Pores

Enlarged pores are a beauty concern for women of all ages and many of us spend a lot of time and money on products that claim to shrink them. For every dermatologist-recommended treatment option, it seems that there are just as many myths and gimmicks that aren’t going to be very effective at all. Pores … Continue reading