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September 7, 2017

Natural Disasters, Like Hurricanes, Can Lead to Skin Disasters

Here are a Few Tips to Protect Your Skin from Flood Water Natural disasters, like the recent hurricanes and the less-recent (but painfully memorable to…

September 1, 2017

What the New York City Subways Do to Your Skin

When it comes to the New York subway system, everyone’s got a story, a complaint, a tear-their-hair-out frustration. Fortunately, when it comes to skin health,…

August 17, 2017

Why We Love the Thriving Male Grooming Trend that Comes with the Beard Bonanza

Focusing on Follicles Means Men are Suddenly Skin-Aware In recent years, beards have moved from fad to fashion for men all over New York City,…

August 1, 2017

3 Celebrity Skincare Habits Anyone Can Replicate

Not everyone can have a team of professionals to groom them before every public appearance, but who really wants that hassle, anyway? Keeping skin healthy…

July 10, 2017

What to Expect From Skin Cryotherapy

Skin cryotherapy and the form of cryotherapy popularized by celebrities are very different. The frequent image of cryotherapy is of a football star standing in…

July 6, 2017

Why is Skin Lightening a Worldwide Trend?

Skin lightening, sometimes called skin bleaching, is a startlingly popular trend across the world. There are a number of treatments and products sold for this…

June 30, 2017

How Tattoos Are Removed, And What it Does to Your Skin

Forty-five million Americans have tattoos, according to Inked. That’s 14 percent of the total population. The percentage is higher, up to 40 percent, for adults…

June 9, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Dermatology Lasers

Going to the doctor can be intimidating enough, but some of us appear to want to make it as scary as possible for you. Whether…

May 26, 2017

The Top 4 Myths and Facts About Sunscreen and Skincare

Summer is just around the corner, and that means brushing up on safe sun practices. Many people associate a tan with health and vitality; however,…

May 15, 2017

Four Facts to Know for Melanoma Awareness Month

May is melanoma awareness month, which means it’s time for a little education about facts, stats, causes and cures. First, the bad news. Melanoma, a…

May 5, 2017

The First Step to Aging Gracefully? Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help

There are a lot of concerns surrounding the aging process. People worry about their financial stability, their health and their ability to stay independent. But…

April 28, 2017

Dermatology for Villains: Treating Bad Guys With Good Skin Care

What do Freddie Kreuger, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Hannibal Lector have in common? If your first answer is “movie villains,” you’ve got…

April 14, 2017

Plastic Surgery’s Surprising Past, Present, and Future

Plastic surgery has been around for centuries, but it became mainstream during the world wars of the 20th century. And although plastic surgery procedures are…

March 31, 2017

Too Much Hair, or Not Enough? Here Are Your Options

Dermatology may be all about skin, but you’d be surprised how often hair is at the center of our patients’ concerns. Because hair is a…

March 16, 2017

No Sweat: Why Fitness Fanatics Botox Their Hair

All the dry shampoo in the world can’t preserve a good blowout after an hour at SoulCycle. While squeezing a workout in during lunchtime may…

March 8, 2017

2017’s Biggest Skin Care Trends, According to Google

Photo via Pixabay If you have a question about your skin or a skincare product, odds are you’re consulting Google even before you get on…

March 3, 2017

Is Your Favorite Jewelry Damaging Your Skin?

Most women have been there: you slip off your new toe ring only to find an unbecoming green mark around your toe, or your fierce…

February 27, 2017

All About Pores: Does Size Really Matter?

There’s nothing richer than clean, healthy pores—and like other elements of appearance, it’s common for people to stress over their size. The smaller the pores,…

February 15, 2017

Vampire Facelifts: Rejuvenate Your Skin With Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment

Whether you’re looking to give your cheeks a little lift or alleviate eye wrinkles, there are more innovative options than ever for achieving that youthful,…

February 3, 2017

The Art of Pimple Popping: Why People Love it, And How to Do it Right

In the never-boring world of dermatology, we deal with a lot of things some people consider “gross” — cysts that ooze, pimples that pop, skin…

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