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When it comes to skin care and rejuvenation, New York City dermatologist Robyn Gmyrek, MD, is all about the combination. A staff dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology, a thriving practice founded by Dr. Anne Chapas, she routinely addresses the signs of aging with a trio of treatments including injections and laser skin resurfacing procedures.
“We are no longer simply filling lines but rather recreating the person’s own youthful facial shape,” she explains. “Because we are restoring what was originally there, the face regains its more youthful shape.”
Before joining Union Square Laser Dermatology, Dr. Gmyrek was on the faculty of Columbia University Medical Center as
A fresh new crop of sunscreens are on our radar for the season, but what if your medicine cabinet is still filled with last year’s buys? Check the labels for expiration dates. Most sunscreens have a shelf life of about one year, and after that, they will lose their potency. And why do you have those old leftover products laying around anyway? Could it be that you haven’t been using them consistently or using enough of the product to get adequate protection? You’re not alone. Most of us fall short when it comes to using the right amount of sunscreen, even if we have chosen the right sunscreen to start with.
According to Miami dermatologist Jill Waibel, “To be safe, you need to use at least
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Unless you live on top of a mountain, you are going to have some encounter with pollution of one form or another on a daily basis. It’s kind of unavoidable. Whether it’s the exhaust from a BMW, cigar smoke, city smog and dirt, fumes from mechanical equipment, it’s all around you. Couple pollution with the incredible shrinking ozone layer, and your skin is in danger. Pollutants increase the levels of free radicals produced by the body, that in turn, cause damage to your DNA. This attack can lead to premature aging, tissue damage, skin cancer, and other diseases. Pollution has been linked to a host of health ills including asthma and other respiratory diseases, and now a growing body of eviden
Banish shiny skin with this week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY. We have 3 bottles of Tea-rrific Green Tea Mattifier (a $50 value) from Dr. Loretta skincare to give to our lucky winners.
Developed by dermatologist Loretta Ciraldo, MD, FAAD to meet the top skincare concerns identified by her patients, Tea-rrific visibly rejuvenates skin tone and texture while it calms red and irritated skin. It addresses a variety of concerns, including redness, breakouts, brown spots, dark circles, fine lines and wrinkles and prevention of sun damage.
What makes this green-tea based serum so powerful is its high amount of EGCG, an antioxidant polyphenol that helps protect cells from DNA damage induced by reacti
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