September 21st, 2018
Believe it or not Fall is here. And the leaves are not the only thing that will be changing, so will your skin. Here are some steps to transition your skincare routine to have that Fall glow.
Change your cleanser. Switch to a cream base cleanser that will not strip the skin of its natural oils. With the cooler days ahead the skin needs to stay extra hydrated. Often foam, gel, and scrub cleansers are better for hot summer days.
Add skin correctors back into your routine. Now is a great time to reintroduce retinols and skin lighteners. These products can make your skin more photosensitive so it is often smart to stop them during the summer months. Retinols can help with cell turnover and lighteners can help reduce annoying summer sun damage.
Apply topical Hyaluronic Acid. HA products help the skin hold in more moisture and replenish moisture loss. It can even add an extra hydration boost if added before moisturizer.
Don’t forget the SPF. Even though summer is fading, we still need to protect our skin during those sunny fall days. Tinted moisturizers are perfect for this time of year. They often include a moisturizer, tint, and SPF making this three in one product a must have!
September 13th, 2018
For patients suffering from severe acne inflammation, the solution to this age-old struggle might soon be as simple and quick as a single vaccination!
How would it work? Bacteria on the skin secretes a specific toxin that causes acne inflammation. Recent research suggests, however, that a vaccine leveraging a certain antibody can help neutralize this inflammation, and it might just be the key to clearing skin. Learn more about this leading-edge research in our latest Weekly Dose of Beauty article.
August 30th, 2018
Varicose veins, spider veins… instead of doing their job– acting as a conduit for getting blood to the heart– blood pools, blood vessels dilate and, in addition to causing important health issues, they can also be unsightly.
Fortunately, there are treatments for these problematic veins that can be quick, less-invasive and make a big difference in the look of your legs. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty article, you’ll learn about the most common options:
August 23rd, 2018
Sure, Vitamins like A, E and C tend to get all the press when it comes to healthy skin and hair. But lately, Vitamin F has been stepping into the spotlight as an effective tool for improving skin. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty article, you’ll learn what Vitamin F can do to help your skin look plumper and more radiant. In this case, F might just stand for “fabulous.”
August 15th, 2018
Some terrific news for this Weekly Dose of Beauty! Our very own Dr. Flavia Davit is featured in the October 2018 issues of Redbook, Woman’s Day and Good Housekeeping magazines. Check out the featured profile!
August 2nd, 2018
We regularly discuss how important sunscreen with a high SPF is to help protect skin. But for those of us who are very pale, is sunscreen enough? Find out what to do to achieve maximum protection from the sun’s harmful rays in this Weekly Dose of Beauty.
July 19th, 2018
People with deep cystic or hormonal acne may find themselves frustrated by standard topical acne solutions. But one unique new treatment out of South Korea called Trouble Cure may show real promise in soothing and treating acne deep underneath the skin. How does it work and why is it different from other acne treatments? Find out in this Weekly Dose of Beauty.
July 12th, 2018
Steamy summer temperatures may leave us all feeling a bit hot and sticky, but a condition causing extreme underarm sweating year-round, called “primary axillary hyperhidrosis,” takes perspiration to another level. Fortunately, now there’s an FDA-approved topical treatment for this extreme sweating called Qbrexza. In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, find out how these pre-moistened cloths are making a difference for those dealing with extreme sweating.
June 27th, 2018
It’s officially summer! And what better way to celebrate than a collection of summer skin tips to start it off? In this Weekly Dose of Beauty, you’ll find hints on everything from treating summer acne, protecting yourself from the sun, dealing with razor burn and more.