beauty

Blackhead 101: The Cause and Treatment

Many acne sufferers struggle with blackheads. Blackheads are oxidized dead skin cells that have plugged up your pores.  As a teenager, I used to think that blackheads resulted from dirty skin. However, this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Blackheads and whiteheads occur because your skin cells are not turning over as efficiently as they […] Read more…

Collagel Eye Mask Review

As a dermatologist, it’s my job to stay ahead of anti-aging treatments and tips. One question I get asked on a daily basis is “what eye treatment do you recommend, Dr. Ip? “  If the eyes are windows into the soul, they are also windows into how your body is aging. In fact, the eyes […] Read more…

Everything you need to know about Hair Removal (down there!)

Spring break season is officially upon us, and people all around the country are heading south to celebrate time off from school. So you’ve got your bikini bod and you’ve packed your sunscreen, but what about your hair down there? Though we evolved with pubic hair to protect our nether regions, they’ve become quite a […] Read more…

Anti-Aging On A Budget

As we get older, anti-aging products naturally play an increasingly significant role in our skin care routines. Fighting wrinkles and hyperpigmentation creep higher and higher on our priority list. And finding the right products is a challenge for a lot of people — especially when some of the more efficient products and procedures can leave […] Read more…

How To Achieve Kissable Valentine’s Day Lips

It’s Valentine’s Day, so presumably, it’s a day filled with plenty of kisses for people in relationships. But with Valentine’s Day being in mid-February and the dry skin that accompanies winter, if you aren’t careful you could end up kissing your significant other with dry, cracked lips on the most romantic day of the year. […] Read more…

The Benefits of Sleeping In Separate Bedrooms

Imagine finding the love of your life that complemented you in every way imaginable. He’s smart, funny, professional, charismatic, caring…but he snores like a bear, rolls around and can’t fall asleep unless it’s 20 degrees colder than your preference.   To a lot of people, this wouldn’t seem like a big deal, but any woman […] Read more…

How To Take Care Of Your Feet In The Winter

Let’s be honest with ourselves — in winter it’s easy to falter in foot care. It’s cold and more likely than not, our feet are in Uggs, bean boots, or thick fuzzy socks, so it’s easy to neglect them. But taking care of your feet is important year round. Imagine your hubby surprises you with […] Read more…

5 Ways To Achieve Meghan Markle’s Ageless Skin

Earlier this week, Prince William proposed to Meghan Markle. As photos of the bride to be began circulating online, many were shocked to find that Markle is actually three years older than Prince William on account of her beautiful, youthful skin. Whether you have a wedding of your own coming up or you’re just looking […] Read more…