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August 14 Weekly Skinspiration: All About Sun Safety

Weekly Skinspiration August 14, 2017 Dermatology Pearl: Easy Tips for Sun Safety It has been REALLY sunny in NYC lately, and I find myself having to pack extra accessories and sunscreen with me to keep me protected throughout the day! Here are a few of my trusty items to prevent too much sun exposure: Large hat with […] 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 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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May 15 Weekly Skinspiration: How to Treat Scars and Hyperpigmentation

Weekly Skinspiration May 15, 2017 Dermatology Pearl: Hyperpigmentation and Scars Let’s talk about SCARS. A lot of people ask me about scars and what they can use to lighten the appearance. What I tell my patients is that time is what will work the best to eventually lighten the darkened color over many many months to […] 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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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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April 23 Weekly Skinspiration: Total Body Skin Exams, RMS Beauty, and the North Fork

Weekly Skinspiration April 17, 2017 Dermatology Pearl: Total Body Skin Exams A sizable chunk of my day in clinic is spent doing total body skin exams (TBSE’s) to check for skin cancer. What exactly am I looking for? Anything out of the ordinary. That includes funky or atypical moles, weird rashes, lumps and bumps that […] Read more…

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