The Truth About Tan Lines

Exposure to the sun’s sizzling rays can cause more than just an ugly sunburn. Before you venture out this summer, take note of these expert tips on how to safely enjoy your fun in the sun. by Lisa Kasanicky Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock—which isn’t a bad spot considering the subject matter—you’ve heard […]

Essential Oils 101

By Dr. Jeanette Jacknin Dermatologist Essential oils are one of the great untapped resources of the world. The use of essential oils is a natural system of medicine that can prevent illness and alleviate symptoms while also working in harmony with people and the planet alike. Essential oils provide us with protection, treatment and pleasure […]

Sun of a Beach!

By Dr. Cameron K. Rokhsar New York Cosmetic, Skin & Laser Surgery Center One of the best ways to protect yourself from skin cancer is by slathering on sun block or sunscreen. These days, the many options make it difficult to decide which products pack the best punch, but navigating the shelves is much easier […]

Behind the Mask

Masks are so enjoyable that you almost forget that they work as a super fast delivery system with concentrated active ingredients. If you are exfoliating, cleansing or re-hydrating your skin, you get a more dramatic result quickly. Masks come in many formulations for all skin types and for different functions, so you need to select […]

Free Radicals and Antioxidants

You see the words Free Radical and Antioxidant on just about every beauty magazine cover these days. We use them in daily conversations, but do we really understand what they mean? The serious explanation of Free Radicals defines them as atoms or molecules in your body with an unpaired electron … making them highly unstable. […]