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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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Nail Care Secrets for the Winter Months

Do you have dry, cracked, splitting fingernails during the winter months? Have you tried several methods to fix your dry nails with little success? It’s not just your skin that dries out during the winter months; your nails do too! Nails are part of the integumentary system (skin) of your body and they develop from […]

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The Best of Hypoallergenic Beauty: Product Picks for Sensitive Skin Users

I have created and curated a line of skin care products for the sensitive skin patients in my dermatology practice. Fragrance and preservative ingredients and skin irritants are the biggest problems in beauty products for sensitive skin. When evaluating a beauty product for sensitive skin, I start by reading product ingredients, selecting only products that […]

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How To Correctly Wash Your Face

Washing your face is the most basic step for any skin care regimen. However, the simple details of this task can trip you up. In order to make the most out of your skin care routine, it is necessary to understand how to wash your face effectively. If you don’t, the other steps of your […]

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Emergency Beauty Skin Care Kits

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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Debunking Misconceptions of Skin Care

Ever had a friend share a skin care tip and wondered if it was true? Have you been following particular skin care practices but not sure why? While it’s early in 2015, we thought it would be useful to debunk common misconceptions of skin care. It’s easy to fall prey to magazine headlines that cater […]

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