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Microneedling is having a major moment, and this skin-rejuvenating treatment has seen a surge in popularity. Though simple in theory (at least on its own), microneedling can deliver significant improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, radiance, scars, stretch marks and overall skin texture at home and in a spa or doctor’s office.
“Microneedling uses thin needles to create microchannels in the skin with minimal epidermal damage. This controlled skin injury stimulates the dermal wound-healing cascade, in turn increasing collagen production and improving scars, wrinkles and other skin imperfections,” explains Washington, D.C. dermatologist Dr. Tina Alster.
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Summer is here – yikes – and all women over 21 fear the mirror. We freak out about our bodies like Bridget Jones did. Luckily, in an era where the beauty business is a $275 billion industry and part of that chunk of change is from our obsession with body firming, toning and slimming products.
Here are four new products to try for summer vacay:
Bliss Fat Girl Slim Portfolio ($19 – $145)
From a tummy toning gel to a new luminous tinted body spray, the Fat Girl Slim portfolio of products is designed to keep flabby skin at bay. The tumm
After running around a bit more than usual, staying up later than my 10:00pm lights-out, and the fact that I hadn’t been as diligent with my skincare routine lately, my complexion looked as tired as I felt. The timing could not have been better when the invite from American Laser Skincare on NYC’s Upper West Side arrived. I scheduled some time to road test SilkPeel™ Dermalinfusion™ that I have heard such rave reviews about.
SilkPeel™ Dermalinfusion™ is a treatment that simultaneously incorporates a form of microdermabrasion and supplies the patented Dermalinfusion (the insertion of specific serums into the skin) to treat lackluster or photo damaged skin, melanoma, hyperpigme
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Urban Decay’s popular Naked eye palette, which launched a few years ago, contains far from the usual boring nude eye shadows. Since then, the brand’s Naked foundation has grown into my personal favorite, and every item under the Naked umbrella (including the Naked 2 palette) is worth collecting.
Urban Decay co-founder Wende Zomnir next focused on creating a bit of magic for her body to help her feel more confident about the skin she was born in. Hence the Urban Decay Naked Skin Body Balm ($32), a hefty, bronze-colored tube filled with a deliciously light, non-greasy, and illuminating formula that works on all skin tones, from pale white to dark.
Zomnir wanted not only a quick fix (sh