Archive of ‘Lifestyle’ category

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…

Eleven Madison Park Retrospective

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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Brooklyn Botanical Garden Cherry Blossoms

A few weekends ago we went to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom. It was so gorgeous! There was a huge open meadow with tow upon row of Sakura trees exploding with fluffy pink flowers. If you haven’t been before I highly recommend a visit. We brought our own […] Read more…

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May 1 Weekly Skinspiration: Melanoma May

Weekly Skinspiration May 1, 2017 Dermatology Pearl: Melanoma Awareness May is melanoma awareness month and I wanted to remind you guys the ABCDE’s of atypical looking moles. This is a handy mnemonic to remember what features to look out for when examining your own moles, since it can get hard to distinguish between what’s a fine […] Read more…

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Seoul Travel Guide Part 1

Seoul Travel Guide Part 1 I visited Seoul with Matt and his extended family for the first time last month and I wanted to share our Seoul travel guide! It was a short trip since I could only take a week off for vacation during this particular rotation but it actually felt like a sufficient amount […] Read more…

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