skin care

Marathon Skin Care

As someone that works and lives in the Greater Boston Area, there’s nothing that quite brings the city together like the Boston Marathon— especially since the tragic bombing in 2013. But it has been both encouraging and uplifting to see so many passionate, dedicated athletes return year after year and refuse to be deterred. And […] 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…

Should I Use Coconut Oil On My Skin?

  Over the last few years there has been a trend emerging – the use of coconut oil to replace common personal care products. A google search for ‘coconut oil for skin care’ returns thousands of results that all declare coconut oil a winner for cleansing, moisturizing and healing the skin. In my opinion, most kitchen […] Read more…

Summer Vacation Skincare 101

Summer is officially here!  Between camps, trips to the beach, and just spending a lot more time outdoors in general, there is a lot to keep track of!   I’ve put together my summer skin care guide to help you treat common ailments at home, and so that you know when to see the doctor.  Enjoy […] Read more…

Seborrheic Dermatitis

As the weather starts to warm up, I see a variety of skin conditions flare-up in my patients. Many people come in with a red rash on their face complaining that their acne isn’t clearing up, others say that their primary care physician diagnosed them with facial psoriasis, and still others complain of an itchy […] Read more…

The Great Vaseline Debate

  Petroleum jelly is a common item found in the medicine cabinet, and for good reason.  The product is gentle, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic (meaning it won’t clog pores) and is commonly used to protect minor cuts, scrapes, and burns and to protect skin from windburn and chapping.   Most people know petroleum jelly by the brand […] Read more…