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    A Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

    My Friendsgiving menu this year swaps low calorie ingredients for the fatty ones, so you can eat guilt-free.

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    The Water Challenge

    Sarah Smith experienced incredible improvement in her skin by simply drinking enough water – 3 liters a day for 4 weeks. Join me in the water challenge to hydrate your skin and cleanse your mind and body!

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    A Pain in My Feet

    Did you know that wearing heels causes serious long term damage to your feet? Here’s how to choose and wear heels correctly, so you can rock your Loubies on special occasions for years to come.

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    Sunscreen – your invisible faceshield

    I love this video because it visually demonstrates just how effective sunscreen can be. I urge all men and women alike to view this, and I dare you not to wear sunscreen after watching!

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    The ABC’s of Catching Your Z’s

    Beauty sleep does wonders for your skin, and adults need 7-8 hours of rest a night to fully recharge. Read on for tips to getting your snooze on.

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    The Best Residency Programs of 2014

    Do you ever wonder where your doc trained and how good that program really is? Doximity published the first ever residency program ranking tool, bringing you the top 10 residency programs in each specialty. Shoutout to NYU Dermatology for being #1!


Latisse Holiday Promotion

I have posted about my personal experience with Latisse before and a lot of people asked me where to buy this product. I have been too nervous to purchase such an expensive product online despite their significant price advantage, because there doesn’t seem to be any regulation; I’m also pretty afraid of impure product. I have been purchasing my Latisse […] Read more…


Let me repeat: Vaccines DO NOT cause autism

You should know how I feel about vaccines. I’m a medical doctor, and I’ve been trained in science my whole life. I know that vaccines work. They just do. They prevent spread of infections at a low cost. They prevent deaths and save lives. However, it completely boggles my mind why anyone can be selfish or ignorant enough […] Read more…

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An Almost Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

I love Thanksgiving … and I love the week leading up to Thanksgiving because I dream about all of the yummy food I’m going to stuff myself with! And the LEFTOVERS. My fridge usually looks like something out of a bachelor pad – empty save for a carton of eggs, some nearly expired and wilting veggies, wine, […] Read more…

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Korean Skincare Haul

Recently I was lucky to receive a special delivery from Asia via one of my best friends – see above for the goodies. Today I want to share with you some of my favorite products from my first skincare haul from Korea, the land of crazy products like horse oil, and donkey milk (I’m not quite adventurous enough to try […] Read more…

A beautiful view in the Moorea lagoon

Honeymoon Part I: Moorea

Planning a trip to paradise aka French Polynesia? A) I’m jealous, and B) Get ready for the time of your life in one of the most beautiful places on Earth! M and I had a delayed honeymoon to Moorea and Bora Bora and we couldn’t be happier about our destinations. Read on for tips about vacationing […] Read more…


Sephora 20% off Sale

Sephora is having an awesome 20% off everything sale, online and in store, until Monday November 10 for VIB and VIB Rouge Members! This is a perfect time to stock up on all your skincare needs, or stocking stuffers for the upcoming holidays. Plus, they have a bunch of promo codes available for up to […] Read more…


Cheatsheet to Women’s Health

With all the health and screening guidelines changing every year, it’s no wonder that women find themselves confused. How often do you need to see a doctor and what tests do you need? Read on for the most current recommendations: 18 to 39 Yearly Chlamydia/Gonorrhea screening through age 24 and after that, as needed Get tested for […] Read more…

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Healthy skin on a tropical vacation

Tonight is my last night shift at the hospital, in which one doctor (me!) covers over 100 patients on the medical service, for twelve slightly nerve-wracking hours. Only one more shift stands between me and my long overdue, postponed honeymoon to Bora Bora, Moorea, and Tahiti! Ten glorious days in the sunshine and overwater villas await, […] Read more…

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