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  • Go for the Glow: How to Apply Self-Tanner Like a Pro

    Go for the Glow: How to Apply Self-Tanner Like a Pro

    Now that we’re well aware of the damaging effects of tanning beds, more people have turned to self-tanners to get that gorgeous, sun-kissed glow. But even now that we have newer, more advanced formulas that promise effortless methodology, applying a self-tanner—at least the right way—is far from fail-proof. “There’s a fine line between flawless results and an accidental […]

  • Everything You Need to Know About Antioxidants and Your Skin

    Everything You Need to Know About Antioxidants and Your Skin

    Most people know that antioxidants are an important part of any skin care routine, but how many of us know exactly what they do and how they work? Well, we’ve done our homework. We recently touched base with our medical director, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Ashley Magovern, who sat down and answered all of our questions on […]

  • Don’t shrug off shoulder pain

    Don’t shrug off shoulder pain

    Pain in this joint can curb your independence. Catch problems early, build strength, and avoid injury. Image: © Barry Austin/Thinkstock It’s easy to take your shoulders for granted. You don’t think about them when you put your arm through a sleeve or reach out for something. But weak or injured shoulders can limit your daily […]

  • White Spots on Your Skin? Here’s What May Be Causing Them.

    White Spots on Your Skin? Here’s What May Be Causing Them.

    We know that dark patches, or hyperpigmentation, are commonly caused by UV damage and aging and that redness can be due to an allergic reaction, but what about those white spots dotting your face? Turns out, these white spots, or hypopigmentation, can be caused for a number of reasons, and the first step in treating […]

  • 4 Summer Skin Woes and the Best Ways to Deal

    4 Summer Skin Woes and the Best Ways to Deal

    Each season has its pros and cons—and while summer is awesome thanks to the extra sunshine (hello, beach trips!), you may find yourself confronted with a few not-so-fun skin issues right about this time of year. You don’t have to cover yourself up, though—just take our dermatologist-approved advice for dealing with the most common summer-related […]

  • What to Expect (With Your Skin) When You’re Expecting

    What to Expect (With Your Skin) When You’re Expecting

    When you’re expecting your first child, those nine months are full of firsts. From feeling the flutter of little, growing legs inside your tummy to not being able to button your jeans, it’s an experience unlike any other. The same goes for those newborn days, when every laugh, cry, smile and movement is fascinating (and […]

  • Steroid injections do little for long-term knee osteoarthritis pain

    Steroid injections do little for long-term knee osteoarthritis pain

    In the journals Corticosteroid injections are used to ease short-term knee osteoarthritis pain, but a new study in the May 16, 2017, Journal of the American Medical Association suggests the treatment may not help in the long term. Researchers recruited two groups of 70 people, average age 58, with knee osteoarthritis. One group received 40 […]

  • 8 Lightweight Moisturizers Even Oily Skin Will Love

    8 Lightweight Moisturizers Even Oily Skin Will Love

    Think you don’t have to moisturize if your skin lies on the oily side of the spectrum? Think again! Moisturizing is one of the most important steps in any and all skin care routines—no matter what your type may be. In fact, according to board-certified dermatologist Dr. Debra Jaliman, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Icahn […]

  • 5 Key Ingredients That Will Detoxify Your Skin

    5 Key Ingredients That Will Detoxify Your Skin

      In the world of health and wellness, detox is a familiar term—but what does it mean for skin care? “Just like a nutritional detox, a skin detox allows the skin a fresh start…a clean start,“ explains Park Avenue Plastic Surgeon, Melissa Doft, MD. “By cleansing the skin from impurities and harmful entities (i.e. free radicals and […]

  • How Often Should You… Get Botox? Massage? Or Facial?

    How Often Should You… Get Botox? Massage? Or Facial?

    Consider all of the habits you form to maintain a healthy (and happy) life: eating clean, drinking plenty of water, making it to your go-to fitness classes and cutting yourself off on your second binge-watching episode to get some shut-eye. But what about taking care of your skin? Even if you follow the advice of […]

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