WINTER GETAWAY SUN PROTECTION
Taking a late winter jaunt to the Caribbean, Mexico or the South Pacific? Lucky you. Itâ€™s tempting to return home with a telltale tan (or sunburn), but we want to stress that even though your mind and soul are on vacation your body still needs to practice sunscreen vigilance.
Vacation is the perfect time to kick up your SPF skincare regimen a notch or two, particularly with mineral sunscreens, a fave of BITB. One solution is AvÃ¨ne High Protection Cream SPF 50 ($21), a 100% mineral sunscreen formulated with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. Providing broad spectrum coverage against both UVA and UVB rays, the cream is considered highly water resistant as it retains its SPF even a
PRECIOUS METALS – SILVER, GOLD, COPPER & MORE
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We knew that gold and silver are good for your pocketbook but what about your complexion? Shades of gold, silver and copper have long been staples of color cosmetics counters, but now precious metals and trace elements are appearing in everything from makeup to skincare. Check out our picks to up the ante on your beauty portfolio.
GOOD AS GOLD
Known for its energizing properties, gold is one of the key ingredients in luxury skincare like La Prairie’s Cellular Radiance Concentrate Pure Gold ($580). Obviously opulent and luxurious, this concentrate is the brandâ€™s gold standard of anti-aging that features 24-karat gold as well as newly developed peptides.
For that touch of gold
DERMATOLOGIST WENDY ROBERTS MD – Immediate Past President of The Women’s Dermatologic Society
Meet the Dermatology Leader and Cheerleader
As former President of The Women’s Dermatologic Society, an organization that has supported and nurtured the professional growth of many notable female physicians, Dr. Roberts has made her markÂ on the field of dermatology. In addition to creating The Roberts Skin Type Classification SystemÂ©, she was also an expert on the television show â€œAmericaâ€™s Ethnic Skin: An Al Roker Health Special.â€ Dr. Robert’s practice motto is â€œLeave no stone unturned until the solution for a specific skin problem is found.â€
DIANE BERSON MD FAAD – New York Dermatologist
Meet the Skin Specialist
Dr. Berson is a founding board member of the American Acne and Rosacea Society, among other notable positions she holds as a leader in the field of dermatology. She is currently Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She has conducted clinical trials and published articles dealing with the treatment of acne, rosacea and other dermatological topics.