Dr. Nina Desai is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in all facets of dermatology—general, cosmetic, and pediatric—closely and compassionately working with patients of all age ranges to develop individualized treatment plans. She follows a simple philosphy when it comes to her career: help all patients achieve healthy, beautiful skin so they can look and feel their very best every day.
Dr. Desai earned her MD from Brown University and trained at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City where she was elected Chief Resident for the Department of Dermatology. Throughout her career, she has conducted dermatological research at Harvard University and Cornell Univer
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It’s hard to believe it’s already time to say goodbye to summer… We’ll all miss the long weekends, beach days, vacays and overall laid-back vibe—but Fall is great simply because it’s a fresh start! As you prepare for cooler days ahead by stowing the bathing suits and sandals (and reaching for the warmer layers and boots), it’s important to keep your skincare and diet in mind as well. With less sun exposure on the agenda, ‘tis the season to get reacquainted with products and habits that have perhaps been ignored since spring. Here’s a guide to getting back into the swing.
Reverse sun damage
Despite your best SPF efforts, odds are you got a bit more sun that you would hav
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It’s a fact: Most women neglect to include their chests in their daily skincare regimens, and skipping the extra moisture, anti-aging ingredients and most importantly, sunscreen, takes a toll. As a result, this delicate area often falls prey to fine lines, redness, dark spots and rough texture. But fret not… There are a variety of ways to rejuvenate skin and restore a more youthful appearance to this often-overlooked area. And remember to apply SPF to your chest before getting dressed in the morning, regardless of the weather, to prevent future damage once your skin is back on track!
La Roche-Posay Rosaliac AR Intense ($40)
Redness, blotchiness and flushing can be due to sun damage o
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Are you obsessed with the size of your pores?
You are not alone. Far from it.
A survey of nearly 2,000 women by L’Oreal Paris found that 45% of women would change the size of their pores if they could, and almost a third say they’re more worried about pore size than wrinkles.
It’s called Porexia and if these numbers are right, it’s something of an epidemic.
“Porexia is the term for an unusual concern over pore size,” explains Christopher W Robb, MD, PhD a Nashville, Tenn-dermatologist.“Pore enlargement is not a disease, it’s a cosmetic concern.” Pores tend to appear bigger when they become clogged with dirt, oil and bacteria.
Some women are so hyper-consumed wi
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