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  1. We often hear that regular bar soap shouldn’t be used to wash the face. Why is that? The skin has a ph close to 6 so it’s slightly acidic bae soaps have a higher ph which makes them an effective soap for diet and grease but this also strips the natural moisturizing factors […]

  • Posted on: Sep 5 2022
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The Skin as an Organ

The skin is an organ. What does that mean? it means that skin has multiple functions in addition to its appearance.  the skin has essential function in protecting against external stimuli like ultraviolet light, bacteria and viruses as well as temperature regulation. it is integrated into vitamin D production in concert with other organs. maintaining intact skin so it can serve this functions is a […]

  • Posted on: Jul 27 2022
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Slugging, Is it for you?

Should Your Skincare Routine Include Slugging? Soft, hydrated skin can make you look younger and healthier, according to experts. A big beauty trend that promotes subtle skin is slugging. On TikTok alone, the hashtag #slugging has been viewed more than 200 million times. The trend comes from South Korea and is popular on the K-Pop […]

  • Posted on: Jun 1 2022
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Coffee and Flying

Two things that don’t mix well are flying and coffee, especially for your skin. Coffee suppresses antidiuretic hormone (ADH) so you are losing water while the extreme dryness of the air onboard makes a perfect storm. Dehydrated skin accentuates fine lines and looks dull. We recommend a 16oz water bottle for every 2 hours of […]

  • Posted on: May 21 2022
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ITCHY SCALP?

Itchy scalp can have numerous causes including allergic reactions to hair dye or shampoo but the most common cause is seborrheic dermatitis also known as dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis is seen as thick greasy flakes of skin on the scalp. Seborrheic dermatitis is caused by an over reaction of the body to normal yeast that live […]

  • Posted on: Mar 3 2022
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Saggy Skin?

  Saggy skin is caused by aging. Firm skin can stretch and snap back into place. Dermatologist think of intrinsic aging which happens to everyone which means a gradual fraying of the collagen and elastic fibers that hold our skin in place. This leads to redundant skin loose eyelid and neck skin and jowls. There […]

  • Posted on: Feb 13 2022
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Dry Skin Care Tips in the Winter

This Winter in New York City has turned cold leading the dermatology visits for dry skin.  Below we cover some tips. We start out by defining terms used to describe a moisturizer and give product recommendations.    What are the differences between Moisturizer, lotion and cream?  Lotion and creams are both Moisturizers.  The meaning of […]

  • Posted on: Jan 11 2022
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Winter Acne

Winter acne has a variety of causes but most likely to decreased ultraviolet (UV) light exposure which helps keeps facial bacteria in check. When your skin gets dry in the winter from forced heat, wind and low temperatures, your body responds by making more oil (sebum) plus with less natural oils on the face, more […]

  • Posted on: Jan 4 2022
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USA Today

Gwyneth Paltrow is taking some heat for the way she applied SPF in a recent video. On Tuesday, Paltrow gave fans a look at her “guide to everyday skin care and wellness” in a video for Vogue. The actress and businesswoman, 48, said she doesn’t slather on her sunscreen, but instead likes to put some […]

  • Posted on: Apr 6 2021
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How Skincare Can Transform Your Mental Health

How Skincare Can Transform Your Mental Health Living in New York City is a dream for many people, but New Yorkers know how tough it is to survive in such a big city. Having to deal with the hustle and bustle of such a lively metropolis on a regular basis can have adverse impacts on […]

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2020
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