Dr. Ifeoma (Iffie) Okoronkwo, is a Regenerative Medicine and Biocosmetics doctor who recently launched her new practice Beyond Beauty by Dr. O in New York City. Dr. O, as she is fondly known, uses her vast knowledge of all aspects of the human body to help her patients look and feel like their younger selves. She uses regenerative medicine techniques, proteins and specialized medical equipment to turn back the clock of aging both inside and out. Her goal is to redirect her patients’ focus from striving to look like someone else to being the best versions of themselves. She accomplishes this by addressing not only a patient’s concerns about his or her outward appearance but also eval
Photo Credit: Mario Kimball with his wife Takako
Living in Japan and learning about the traditional Japanese healthy and conscious lifestyle inspired Mario Kimball to create Valia Skincare, a brand that combines natural topical ingredients and supplements to promote beauty. The line’s premise is that skincare is not just about what you put on your skin, it’s about living your best life. Valia products use alternative ingredients like enzymes and minimal chemical agents to reduce their environmental impact. Here, Mario tells Beauty in the Bag about his experience in Japan and his product philosophy.
The origin of Valia has a very interesting story beginning with you living in Japan. Where are you originally f
Twas the night before fashion week and with clothes strewn through the house, a fashionista was deciding between McQueen or Marras….
But away from such dilemmas, other fashionable folk will be hurtling towards A Night of Green Beauty at James Corbett Studio in Chelsea (5-9pm, Wednesday, September 4, 2013). Billed as New York Fashion Week’s first ever, all-organic beauty event, founders of such super green labels including La Bella Figura, One Love Organics, Dr Alkaitis, organic perfumers, Lurk, and Annee de Mamiel with her famous face-oils will be demonstrating their products. Best of all (unlike at fashion week) everyone is welcome.
Corbett’s hairdressers will be on hand at