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Top 10 Winter Skin Care Tips

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BEAUTY AND HEALTH. Top 10 Winter Skin Care Tips

1. Beware of long, hot showers in the Winter

I know as much we like to take long hot showers in the winter, unfortunately prolonged exposure to hot water strips away essential oils and causes dryness. Either use lukewarm water or take 5-10 minute express showers during the winter. Also, use moisture rich soaps ...

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5 Botox Myths and the Truths Behind them

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BEAUTY AND HEALTH. 5 Botox Myths and the Truths Behind them

 

Myth #1 Stopping Botox Makes Wrinkles Worse

Even though Botox is a temporary treatment that requires maintenance, discontinuing treatments will not contribute to deepening lines. In fact, once you stop receiving Botox injections, your wrinkles will return to their normal appearance. However, it is important to keep in mind that continuing regular quarterly Botox ...

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Holiday Beauty Plan for Perfect Skin

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BEAUTY AND HEALTH. Holiday Beauty Plan for Perfect Skin
Early October
Give Yourself a “Beauty Lift” with Ultherapy

Ultherapy is a proven, and popular, FDA approved procedure that can provide the look of a non-surgical facelift by lifting and tightening loose skin in the facial area, chin, and neck. It is also effective in improving the appearance of lines and wrinkles in the decollete or upper chest ...

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Quick Ways to Look Picture-Perfect for Fashion Week

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Quick Ways to Look Picture-Perfect for Fashion Week

One of the most exciting weeks in Manhattan is right around the corner with Fashion Week. Here are some safe and quick procedures that can have you looking “run way ready” in a matter of minutes!

  • Instant Eyebrow Lift: Did you know that a 5-minute treatment with Botox can give you beautifully arched eyebrows and the “wide eyed” looks of a fashion ingenue?
  • Luscious Lips: Full voluptuous lips can be achieved with a 15-minute treatment using fillers such as Juvederm. With a ...
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Finding Balance

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BEAUTY AND HEALTH. Finding Balance

When choosing a physician certification by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is an important credential, essential to the integrity of patient care. Every ten years, recertification is required to keep certification current and to assure standard of excellence in treatment. The program of study prior to the exam is rigorous and requires intense preparation.

While I feel privileged to be in my field, I must admit ...

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Is your décolleté making you look ten years older?

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Ultherapy before and after photo

Women often forget to protect their upper chest when applying sunscreen to their face and neck. As a result of sun exposure and sleep position, they start to see signs of aging in this area as early as their 30’s. There is no other treatment that treats the lines and wrinkles in the décolleté or upper chest ...

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What is Ultherapy?

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BEAUTY AND HEALTH. What is Ultherapy?

As women age, I frequently hear complaints about sagging skin, lines and wrinkles, and the changes that occur south of the chin. The smooth, taut skin of youth has changed and we begin to lose the crisp, clean jawline of our mid-twenties. ...

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Effects of the Sun on Wrinkles and Sagging Skin

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harmful UV rays damage

Upon exposure to the sun, the harmful UV rays damage the existing collagen and elastin in your dermis (deeper layer of your skin) which gives your skin elasticity and support. The less collagen and elastin you have, the more likely you are to produce wrinkles and develop sagging skin.

Again, it is important to protect your skin ...

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Sun Spots or Age Spots?

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Sun Spots
The top layer of our skin (epidermis) produces a substance called melanin that gives your skin its normal color. The more melanin in the skin, the darker the skin appears and the more protection it provides against sun damage. Thus, certain ethnic groups such as South Asians, Latin Americans, and Middle-Easterners tend to have more melanin in their skin. ...

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Play It Safe In The Sun

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harmful effects of the sun

I love being in the sun just as much as anyone, but we do have to remain conscious of the harmful effects of the sun. To “play it safe in the sun”, it is best to avoid the sun between the peak hours of 10 AM and 4 PM; wear protective clothing, hats, UV-blocking sunglasses, sweat resistant ...

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