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Before my fellow fashionistas get too excited, this is ESKATA with a K and a T, not ESCADA with a C and a D…ESKATA is the first and only FDA-approved topical treatment that can treat raised SKs – doc shorthand for seborrheic keratoses. For those of you who are not familiar, raised SKs are those irregular unsightly-looking growths that can be pigmented or skin color and can show up on the face, arms, legs, or anywhere.
Seborrheic keratosis (SK) is the very common skin condition you probably never heard of, but dermatologists see them just about every day. Although the lesions are mostly benign, they can be unsightly. They can flat or raised and dark or the color of your skin. Historicall
Faced with the overwhelming stress of the holidays, and the tendency to overindulge, most of us need more than old-fashioned willpower to sail through December without some missteps. Couple the season’s abundant food temptations with your genetic makeup, and it can be a perfect storm to go off the rails from Halloween to New Year’s.
Enter Arivale, the cutting edge science-based wellness program that uses genetic and clinical data to help you optimize heart health, weight loss, nutrition, healthy aging, stress management and more. Basically, you take a selfie from the inside to understand your genetic makeup, test 80+ clinical markers, and then they connect you with one of their awesome
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Not too long ago, customized lotions and potions were reserved for those willing to drop a pretty penny, but not anymore! From skincare and foundation to fragrance and beyond, we found a few ways to get custom-made products created with your unique needs and wants in mind—and it’s a lot easier and less expensive than you’d think!
Fragrance: Scent Trunk (starting at $12/month)
Commissioning a bespoke fragrance used to be a lengthy process that involved working one-on-one with a parfumeur and often spending months and thousands of dollars to get it just right. But when you use Scent Trunk. This innovative service sends you a free at-home test kit with six core scents that helps you i
Born into a medical family in Russia, board-certified dermatologist Julie Russak, MD, moved to the US to attend college and medical school. Her accomplishments in medicine were even recognized as an undergraduate, when she received an award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for her excellence in genetics and immunology. She then attended New York University Medical School and completed a dermatology fellowship at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, where she was named chief resident. An Oncology Melanoma Fellowship with Dr. Darrell Rigel followed and today, Dr. Russak runs a busy medical and cosmetic dermatology practice in Manhattan.
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