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MEET DR. ROBB AKRIDGE: CO-FOUNDER OF CLARISONIC

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Posted by 05.13.18

Dr. Robb Akridge (fondly called “Dr. Robb”) is a scientist by training who has done everything from study marine biology and botany to research AIDS vaccines and work for Sonicare. After jumping from a senior scientist for the toothbrush company to a beauty entrepreneur, the opportunity arose to start his own business. Dr. Robb cashed in his 401K and spent two years developing the assays and safety testing of the soon-to-be beauty device must-have: clarisonic.

After a few failed prototypes and learning curves, the Clarisonic came to life and sales began to grow. Shortly after, Clarisonic was featured on Oprah and the craze for the electronic beauty device took off.

BITB spoke with Dr.

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MEET JENNIFER WHITE: FOUNDER OF NATURAL BEAUTY BRAND ONE OVER ONE

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Posted by 12.24.17

Simplicity is beautiful, and that is exactly what Jennifer White had in mind when designing her natural beauty brand, One Over One. Created with a minimalist mindset, One Over One products are carefully crafted with natural and often organic ingredients; products are clean, simple, and designed to complement the effortless beauty of your everyday life.

BITB spoke with Jennifer about her inspiration behind the brand and what products she uses to keep her skin looking youthful and gorgeous.

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1. Tell us your story. Who / what inspired you to create One Over One?

I have been questioning beauty norms for close to two decades. My work began in the late 90’s during a yearlo

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5 MEN’S PRODUCTS YOU’LL WANT TO MAKE YOUR OWN

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Posted by 08.29.16

Whether out of necessity or sheer desire, we’ve all dipped into our significant other’s product stash at some point (or even stolen something and made it our own). Perhaps the smell reminds you of your man—or you simply like his version more than what you have in your own rotation—but if you think men’s and women’s skin are the same, guess again. “In general, male skin is thicker, and it produces more sweat and oil,” explains Washington, D.C. dermatologist Terrence Keaney.

Men and women may have different skin attributes and needs, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dip into your significant other’s product stash if you want to. “Aside from marketing tactics, the main

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MEET CHRISTINE CHOI KIM, MD – SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DERMATOLOGIST

Posted by 04.10.16

For Southern California dermatologist Christine Choi Kim, MD, the whole is almost always greater than the sum of its parts when it comes to skin rejuvenation procedures.

In her practice as well as in her role as a clinical research investigator at the Clinical Science Institute in Santa Monica, CA, Dr. Kim combines or stacks treatments to achieve optimal yet subtle enhancements.

Dr. Kim attended the seven-year accelerated B.A.-M.D. program at Boston University. She went on to earn an M.B.A. in healthcare management at the Boston University Graduate School of Management. She trained at Weill Cornell Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, serving as chief residen

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