Say goodbye to using toothpaste for clearing up that embarrassing pimple on your chin and say hello to a cutting-edge spot acne treatment. For this week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY, we have 3 bottles of Clear Clinic Vanished ($35) to give to our lucky winners. Conveniently packaged in a travel-sized bottle, Vanished is part of the 19-product acne treatment line created by board-certified dermatologist Eric Schweiger, MD (this week’s Beauty Guru), for his Clear Clinic centers in New York City.
“Clear Clinic was designed to care for people with acne in the most effective way possible. There is no reason that anyone should have to live with acne or acne scars,” says Dr. Schweiger. Formulated
Dr. Eric Schweiger believes that clear skin is possible for all people. The New York board-certified dermatologist empathized with acne patients early in his career and founded Clear Clinic to specifically address and resolve this pervasive skin condition. The clinic comprises three locations in New York City, as well as the unique and proprietary Clear Clinic @ Home, which offers Dr. Schwieger’s protocols to patients anywhere in the U.S. Here, Dr. Schweiger tells Beauty in the Bag about some of his learnings and insights regarding the path to clear skin.
How did you get started in the skin industry? How did acne become your passion?
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New York Dermatologist Eric Schweiger believes that no one should have to deal with acne on his own. Everyone needs a partner for their acne treatment plan to work. So he created the concept of Personal Acne Coaches™— sort of like a Weight Watchers counselor—to guide you through the process. At the new Clear Clinic in the Flatiron district of New York City, he has a team of board-certified physician assistants who specialize in acne treatment to help patients navigate through the maze of treatment options, and to stay on track.
“Fifty million Americans have acne, but only ten million of them see a dermatologist,” says Schweiger. “That leaves forty million who are on their own. A l
Forget about bar or Santa crawls, a beauty bar crawl is the best new option for a girls’ night out since your mother told you to simmer down at a pajama party. Gal pal Beatrice Aidin and I hit New York City streets near Union Square for some hair, brow, and facial pampering, and, of course, female bonding.
First stop was DryBar at 4 West 16th Street. All blowouts here cost only $40, and the location is part of the “No cuts No Color Just blowouts for only $40” phenomenon that has blown eastward from California, where the concept originated in 2008. The salons have a delightful formula—each location looks like a girlish lounge with whimsical mirrors, cute lights, and a glass of cham