Coming Out of the Closet About Adult Acne

For as long as I can remember people have commented on my skin. I’ve always received compliments about how pretty my skin is and my canned answer was “it’s make-up”. Looking back, it is funny that I didn’t recognize that I was indeed blessed and had great skin. All I could see were the random (minor) scars left from a old pimple or if it was that time of the month, the one pimple that made an appearance with my hormonal changes. Today however, I can’t think of one person that would say I have great skin. ...more
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Quick Beauty Tips for a Beautiful, But Busy, You!

Making your own bath and body products can be a blast. It's more cost effective than buying everything you need from the store, not to mention a lot of fun. Sometimes though, there's just not enough time to craft our favorite beauty products. So here are a few quick beauty tips and diy recipes that you can create in a minimal amount of time with little to no effort. Stay gorgeous and keep crafting!...more

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The Lowdown on Facial Moisturizers and How to Choose the Right One for You

  A while ago I published a post called Moisturizer Myths  which explained, among other things, the fact that a moisturizer will not get rid of your...more
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Pale is not a dirty word: In other words, tans are not a prom necessity!

May is Melanoma Awareness Month.  It is also the month of Proms, which means glamour, hair, nails, dresses, shoes and handbags.   When in heavens name did tanned skin become part of the beauty ensemble??   ...more

I am Florida native with the skin of a pale Irish lass... After a lifetime of trying to look ...more

What’s Your SPF? The Dangers of Sunscreen

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Stop Doing Those Facial Exercies! Give Yourself a Facial Massage Instead

A while back a college friend of mine contacted me via Facebook to tell me that she was doing facial exercises nightly in order to maintain and improve her appearance and thought that she was getting good results.  But she was wondering if perhaps she was just seeing things and if facial exercises actually work.  I quickly emailed her back with a link to Paula Begoun’s take on facial exercise which, in a word, is that they are bogus.  What are facial exercises anyhow? ...more

Raiding the Pantry: Making Your Own Beauty Products

                                                 One my biggest beauty misadventures occurred a very long ti...more

Simple Tricks To Control Facial and Scalp Dandruff

Dandruff is really common and it doesn’t just affect your scalp.  Do you know that the ‘dry’ skin in your eyebrows or around your nose could actually be facial dandruff, not really dry skin?I see a lot of patients with dandruff.  Doctors and scientists don’t know what causes dandruff and we don’t know how to cure it, but we have figured out some pretty effective ways to control it. ...more

Pollution and Your Skin

How often do you think about pollution?  Outdoor pollution or even indoor pollution?  If you are lucky enough to live in a place that is not adversely affected by pollution you might rarely give it a second thought.  Well today is a good time to give some thought to protecting both yourself and your skin on a daily basis...more

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Can You Erase Stretch Marks?

I think that stretch marks are up there with cellulite as one of the more annoying yet typical skincare issues that millions of people suffer from.  I keep seeing commercials on TV for creams that claim to get rid of ...more