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Ever wonder where do Palm Beach ladies who lunch go to get flawless skin? Anushka Spa, Salon & Cosmedical Centre’s top facialist Uslin Wood has been beautifying the South Florida elite for 10 years. Her special combination of extractions, peels and serums with a hint of Caribbean know-how has made her the go to facial wizard for the ladies who lunch set. In between cobb salads, tennis tournaments and parties for a cause, Uslin’s well heeled clientele come in to get buffed and beautiful. Her secret, as she says, ‘It’s all in the hands, and loving what you do.” She combines the best of advanced clinical skin treatments with classic training and years of experience working with the skin.
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April is Rosacea Awareness Month. A common but often misunderstood skin condition, rosacea affects as many as 16 million Americans according to the National Rosacea Society, though many of those afflicted may not even realize it. Symptoms include redness on the cheeks, nose, chin, or forehead, small visible blood vessels on the face, bumps or pimples, and watery, irritated eyes. Unfortunately, there is no known cause of rosacea, nor is there a cure, but numerous treatments and products on the market today can help control the visible symptoms of the skin disorder.
For example, a dermatologist may treat the redness associated with rosacea with a laser such as the Vbeam from Candela, whic
Some women will do it until they bleed, and can no longer walk without pain. While others may just feel ashamed during a pedicure or when wearing sexy, sling-back sandals. We are talking about dry, cracked heels and the women (or men) who pick at them.
“It is one of those secret addictions or compulsions,” says Suzanne M. Levine, DPM, a podiatrist at the Institute Beauté in New York City. “We can see rips and tears that don’t coincide with blisters or seem to be related to increased pressure on the heel,” she says.
And yes, it’s a cosmetic concern, but this habit can also increase risk for infections and may be a red flag for more serious psychiatric issues such as
Got KP (keratosis pilaris)? If so, Beautyinthebag has some simple solutions to help you reign in your chicken skin once (and hopefully, for all).
Some people refer to KP as chicken skin because the raised, white bumps resemble those seen on the surface of raw poultry. These bumps occur when too much keratin – the protein found in hair and nails –builds up in the opening of your hair follicles where it forms numerous rough and tiny bumps (think sandpaper). KP typically clusters on the back and outer sides of your upper arms, thighs or buttocks. It is also less common