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Curing Your Acne With Over The Counter Products

  If you walk through any drug store you will find a wide variety of topical acne medications available without a prescription.  They all declare a similar message about clear skin.  If you examine the ingredients closely you will find that they all contain varying degrees of different medications and this can be very confusing.  […] Read more…

Aging in Ethnic Skin

Take a look at the images below – Halle Berry and Nicole Kidman – similar in age yet you can see more lines and sagginess in Nicole’s face – especially around her eyes.  While these women both look amazing for being in their late 40’s, Halle maintains a much younger looking appearance.   There is […] Read more…

The Windows To Your Soul

There is a famous saying, “The eyes are the windows to the soul.”  The eyes often show emotion when the rest of our body might not.  Squinting, blinking, tears and excitement are all evident through the eyes.  These emotions play a role in the changes that take place around your eyes as well – typically […] Read more…

Bye Bye Double Chin

  If there is one area that is really difficult to tone, thin, and reduce, it’s the chin & neck.  Often referred to as a double-chin or turkey neck, men and women both struggle with this area.  The chin area is resistant to diet and exercise and can detract from an otherwise balanced facial appearance […] Read more…

Thicker, Fuller Lashes

  My eyelashes have never been full, long or strong.  In fact, they are kind of wimpy. As a dermatologist, I often prescribe a medication called Latisse to patients who desire longer, fuller, eyelashes.  Latisse contains a prostaglandin analog called bimatoprost. While it is very effective, I have had two personal concerns with the product […] Read more…

Dr. Ip’s Tips for 4 Decades of Beautiful

  On January 17th, our first lady, Michelle Obama, turned the big 5-0, and in an interview with PEOPLE magazine she admitted that she will not rule out the idea of Botox, fillers, or plastic surgery. “Women should have the freedom to do whatever they need to do to feel good about themselves,” she states. As […] Read more…