Month: January 2016

Say Farewell To Sweaty Pits

      There is nothing more embarrassing than realizing that you have stains on your shirt from sweaty arm pits.  Or shaking somebody’s hand with a sweaty palm.  How about standing in front of a room of people with sweat dripping down your forehead (despite the room temperature being cool)?  Sweating is an essential […] Read more…

Acids – the benefits for your skin

  A common ingredient in many skin care products is acid.  A common misconception is that something that is ‘acid’ is going to peel or exfoliate your skin.  This isn’t always the case, used correctly, acids can also help with dry skin, fine lines, wrinkles, and acne.  If you are feeling overwhelmed after staring at […] Read more…

Acne : Is Your Diet Making It Worse?

  I’ve written before about the link between food and your skin.  Today I am going to focus on acne and why specific types of foods can trigger outbreaks.  Research has shown a trend that certain foods can actually effect your acne.  So before you go out and purchase expensive ‘spot treatments’ and acne fighters, I […] Read more…

Botox® – What To Expect During Your First Visit

  Botox® has gained huge press in the past years and for good reason.  Over 11 million people have experienced the benefit of Botox®, a treatment that smooths and rejuvenates your skin and reduces wrinkles that are caused by repeated facial expressions. Often, women in their 30s and 40s come into the office and ask […] Read more…

Layer It On

Are you using your skin care products in the best order?  There are SO MANY products out there for smoothing, plumping, minimizing, moisturizing, and more.  It’s tough to figure out exactly what your skin needs, not to mention that each product should be used in an order that will provide the best benefit. Always start […] Read more…

Eat Your Way to Gorgeous Skin

  They say that what you eat is what you are and this is 100 percent true.  I am constantly planning out our family meals to ensure adequate nutrition but the dermatologist in me cannot resist incorporating vitamin-rich food that will leave my skin looking great as well.  Antioxidants that help to prevent age spots, […] Read more…

A Younger You, No Knives Needed

  There is one question that I hear all the time in my office :  How can I look younger without having plastic surgery.  ‘Non-evasive’ is a new trend in medical care and in the field of dermatology there are a growing number of options that provide dramatic results without the risks associated with surgery. […] Read more…