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Should You Apply Sunscreen to Your Face & Ears Even If You Wear a Hat?

Another way to look at this question is: how dangerous is reflected UV light? It’s tempting to believe that shade totally protects your skin, but think about it for a minute. We know that light rays bounce off things just like balls do. When UV rays hit pavement they bounce upwards. When UV rays hit […]

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What to Do When Your Wedding Ring Is Irritating Your Skin

Your wedding ring is the symbol of your love and commitment to your spouse. But what do you do if your wedding ring is irritating your skin and causing a rash?   Wedding ring rash is usually an irritant dermatitis caused by soap that gets trapped under your ring. Soap is irritating. When it’s not […]

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911 Beauty Skin Care Fix-It Kits!

An important part of my job as a dermatologist is to give my patients practical advice to help fix their unsightly skin problems. Skin problems cause more than just symptoms. They are actually beauty problems, too, because our appearance is very much impacted by our skin. To help alleviate some of the physical and emotional […]

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Makeup 101 – What Should Happen Before, During & After Makeup Application

                      Danielle’s room was softly lit with relaxation music playing in the background, the prominent window on the far wall casting ambient light to the accompaniment of a panoramic meadow view. She smiled and welcomed me in for our makeup consultation. I wouldn’t classify the […]

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How to Know Which Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Is Right for You

The single biggest thing you can do to keep your skin looking young is to keep the sun off it 365 days a year. That means you need to love your sunscreen so you will want to wear it from sun up to sun down. It needs to be state-of-the-art broad spectrum sunscreen protection that you […]

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Why Healthy & Beautiful Skin Care Requires a Healthy You, Inside & Out

The desire of every dermatologist is for people to have beautiful skin and healthy skin care. The kind that glows with health, doesn’t have cancerous spots, acne or dry patches, doesn’t have disfiguring scars and gets compliments from everyone. But, alas, it often doesn’t work like that. Everyone has imperfections, even the stars who have […]

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