I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving full of much gratitude! I have to say this Thanksgiving was a tough one for me for many reasons, including having to resist the multiple desserts that sat before me at Thanksgiving dinner. We all have vices and mine is sweets, especially delicious Indian sweets like Gulab Jamun, Ras Malai, and then other sweets like Tiramisu and Molten ...
I was an unusual kid growing up in that I actually enjoyed my fruits and vegetables including plums, blueberries, apples, pomegranate, broccoli, spinach, kale, etc. Little did I know that I was consuming foods high in ANTIOXIDANTS and my skin would be thanking me later on in my life!
We have all heard about antioxidants, but do we really understand why they are so important? Antioxidants are not only important for ...
In the past two blogs, I talked about how you can prevent the aging process by boosting collagen production in your body. In the next two newsletters, I would like to talk about how you can prevent the aging process by doing some simple and important things to protect the existing collagen in your skin.
- 90% ...
Last week, I spoke about the importance of collagen in preventing the aging process and how Ultherapy can help you boost your collagen. If you are not ready to invest in this revolutionary, non-invasive procedure, there are several products you can use in the meantime that may help you boost your collagen (although not as effectively as Ultherapy does).
I have had several ...Continue Reading → Share
Fall is definitely one of my favorite seasons. First, the city is vibrant and full of life as people are returning from their summer getaways, refreshed and feeling renewed. The fall foliage is absolutely beautiful. The changing of the leaves is a pleasant reminder of the beauty and changes we also go through in life, as we mature and age.
Whether it involves your health, your work, or relationships with family or friends, maintenance is the key to success. In my previous blogs, I discussed my 5 favorite anti-aging products and today I would like to highlight one of them. It is a product by Skinmedica called Lytera. I personally use this product in between my chemical peels to help reduce ...Continue Reading → Share
When I was younger, I suffered from terrible acne and really did not understand that in addition to the medications my doctor prescribed, exfoliation was key to preventing further breakouts.
Now, I do a series of three chemical peels in the fall and three in the spring to help maintain my skin. In between these regular peels, I use a wonderful topical product called Lytera or Retin-a which ...
The summer is almost over and you are probably wondering how you will get rid of all the sun damage you have incurred during your summer beach days, BBQ and other outings. Don’t worry we have several solutions for you!
In my previous newsletter, I discussed three ways the sun harms your skin including sun spots also known as “age spots”.
To quickly review, the top layer of our skin (epidermis) produces a substance called melanin which gives your skin its ...Continue Reading → Share
Did you know that Anand in Sanskrit means Bliss? I chose this as the name of my practice for a variety or reasons including the significance of it’s meaning to me and what I wanted the practice to represent. I do believe that looking good helps people feel more confident about themselves, but I also want to remind you not to forget to do things that truly nurture your soul so you feel as great as you look!
I understand that New Yorkers are very ...Continue Reading → Share
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