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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 Picks

Early access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 has begun, and I have to share with you guys, this is one of my favorite sales of the year! In the Office This Halogen pleat front top is cute and clinic appropriate, with a mock neck and back buttons; so is this J Crew ruffle neck […] Read more…

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July 3 Weekly Skinspiration: Retinoid Dermatitis

Weekly Skinspiration July 3, 2017 Dermatology Pearl: Retinoid dermatitis It’s a real thing! I’ve posted about the anti-aging powers of retinoids before, and I recently decided to try to start my incorporating retinoids into my regimen again. However, I’ve been getting a bad case of retinoid dermatitis, meaning red splotchy dry skin that flakes off […] Read more…

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June 19 Weekly Skinspiration: Do Darker Skinned Individuals Need Sunscreen?

Weekly Skinspiration June 19, 2017 Dermatology Pearl: Do Dark Skinned Individuals Need Sunscreen? Last week I spoke with Brit + Co in a post about sunscreen safety and the necessity of sunscreen use in darker skinned individuals. While it is true that melanin confers some protection against UV radiation, darker skinned individuals do still sustain DNA damage […] Read more…

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Birthday Dinner at Eleven Madison Park

Birthday Dinner at Eleven Madison Park ​Yesterday Matt and I did an early birthday celebration at Eleven Madison Park and it was by far my favorite splurge meal…ever. Chef Daniel Humm is a genius; he started his career in Switzerland, earning his first Michelin star at the age of 24, and then was the executive chef […] Read more…

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June 5 Weekly Skinspiration: How to Wash your Face

Weekly Skinspiration June 5, 2017 Dermatology Pearl: How to Wash your Face Did you know there are “correct” ways to wash your face?! I didn’t either until I saw this AAD video on the proper techniques to cleanse your face. See the tips below: Use a mild gentle cleanser that doesn’t dry out your face. Avoid ingredients like […] Read more…

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May 29 Weekly Skinspiration: PA vs. SPF and Shower Masks

Weekly Skinspiration May 29, 2017 Dermatology Pearl: Asian Sunscreens and PA++ vs. SPF I got the following question from a reader and I thought it was a great one (question edited for length): I’ve been searching for the ‘right’ sunscreen now that it’s getting warmer, and really appreciate your recommendations. =) just a thought- have […] Read more…

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Memorial Day Sale Roundup

Memorial Day Sales Seeing as I likely sprained my ankle playing on rocks with my nieces today, I have been confined to the couch where at least I have ample time to peruse all the Memorial Day Sales. I’m seeing some awesome summer outfits on here! Just ordered a bunch of items that I’m excited […] Read more…

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May 8 Weekly Skinspiration: Dry Shampoo, Bar Carts, and Moving

Weekly Skinspiration May 8, 2017 Dermatology Pearl: Dry Shampoo Last week I shared my thoughts on dry shampoo with Slashedbeauty.com (read the article here) and I wanted to jot down the main points here. I’ve already had some of my med school besties text me in horror because dry shampoo is a STAPLE for busy […] Read more…

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