Blog Posts in 2015

The Truth About Microneedling

Microneedling is hot these days and for good reason: It stimulates collagen to give you better-looking skin on every level. Whether done at home or by a professional, there’s still a lot out ...
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How I Got Better Skin During My Lunch Break

What really happened when one editor tried out the noninvasive resurfacing laser treatment called Clear + Brilliant. The cost, the procedure, and the results she experienced, from taut hotness to ...
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I Sent My Mom for Ultherapy Instead of a Facelift

For the past five or so years my mom would come to my house, play with the grandkids, and make small comments here and there admonishing the way she looked. Sometimes she didn’t like the texture ...
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What You Need To Know About This New Beauty Trend Dermaplaning

If you follow the latest in skin-care trends, you're probably aware of the popular professional procedure that promises to leave the skin smooth and glowing by removing dead skin cells AND ...
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Just a "Sprinkle of Botox"

Aging isn't easy, especially in Hollywood. But "House of Cards" star Robin Wright is taking a healthy, positive approach to the inevitable. In a new interview with Town & Country, ...
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How Damaging is Sleeping With Your Makeup On?

Do you always take off your make-up before bed? Every night? Even after a glass of wine too many? Or when you've fallen asleep on the sofa? Or you simply couldn't muster the energy? You're ...
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You Could Actually Be Causing Your Hyperpigmentation

When it comes to our skin, we all want to be “flawless.” So, when we were told that by simply living our lives we could be causing hyperpigmentation (better known as dark spots or ...
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Super Ingredients for Skin Moisture and Hydration

The ingredients list—consider it the nutritional label of your beauty products. You can find out a ton by glancing at this long list of names and formulations, including what’s going to ...
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13 Terrible Skin Habits You Need To Quit Immediately

You always have the best of intentions with your skin care routine. Each day, you drink water, you cleanse, and you prime. You are doing a lot of things very, very right. Unfortunately, even with a ...
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Things To Know Before Getting A Facial

No matter what your makeup preference is, be it daring to demure, a great canvas is the first step to getting there. But when over-the-counter lotions, potions, and creams simply aren’t working, ...
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Why You Should Include Glycolic Acid In Your Skin Care Routine

Anyone chasing smooth, even, and clear dewy skin has probably heard of AHAs and BHAs. Perhaps you’ve seen it as a footnote on the bottle of your cleanser, serum, or exfoliator. You know ...
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The Top Myths About Sun Protection

When the sun is strong, most of us have the common sense to apply (and reapply) sunscreen, but there are so many misconceptions about SPF. We asked Alicia Barba, MD, board-certified dermatologist, and ...
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5 Myths and Facts About Your Sagging Face

Let’s face it: Sagging’s only cute if you’re a Shar Pei. For most of us, our jangly jowls and hanging cheeks are a source of chagrin as we age. Here, five myths and facts about ...
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Dermatology Recommendedd Skin Treatments for All Ages

To our knowledge, Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow — two celebs in their 40s whose faces look as if they haven't aged a day since 21 — haven't gone under the knife for the sake ...
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Botox for Teeth Grinding?

Stress rears her ugly head in so many ways it’s hard to keep track. Wrinkles, acne, dull hair and skin, headaches, infections—the list goes on and on. Everyone’s body channels and ...
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Help Me I'm Pore: How to Unclog, Shrink, and Banish Pores for Good

You'd be hard-pressed to find an instance where I didn't use "pores" and "obsessed" in the same sentence—to call it a thorn in my side is an understatement. As a firm ...
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Need Another Reason to Exercise? Do It For Healthy Skin!

It's hardly news that exercise is great for your heart, lungs, and mental outlook. Here's another reason to get moving: Regular exercise is one of the keys to healthy skin. "We tend to ...
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Confessions of a Spray-Tan Newbie

:. Summer is almost here and it's time to show some skin! Airbrush tans are suitable for all skin types and customizable for all skin tones. No chance of having tiger stripes here! Allure magazine ...
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Stop! 10 Ways You're Using Your Clarisonic Totally Wrong

Dermatologists, beauty editors, and celebrities alike swear by the Clarisonic cleansing brush! However, when Clarisonic cofounder Dr. Robb Akridge met with PopSugar writer Jessica Cruel she discovered ...
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The Quarter-Life Skin Crisis: Are We Aging Faster?

Selfies have become part of life, documenting every single moment with close-ups that prove we were there. But all those reverse-angle phone cameras are unveiling a startling revelation to many, even ...
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How to Scrub Your Body Like a Man

Emerging from a harsh winter, men are shedding their clothing and, sometimes if they’re not careful, too much of their skin. “You get that fresh and clean feeling from a good body ...
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With 'Text Neck' Comes...Turkey Neck

It's been pretty widely documented that constantly looking down at your smart phone and favorite electronic devices can cause chronic pain to creep up your spine — the term “ Text Neck ...
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Will Medical Microdermabrasion and Chemical Peels reduce the need for Facelifts in the future?

Over time, cell turnover diminishes which means the same cells that used to only take a month to renew when we were young, may now take more than twice as long. This leaves skin looking dull and can ...
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Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Lasers (But Were Too Freaked Out to Ask)

We’re not going to lie—the thought of skin lasers makes us a little skittish. But after hearing that these treatments are the driving force behind Jennifer Aniston and Kim ...
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Tired of Looking Tired?

SpaDerma's Way Wednesday! Eye creams help keep the sensitive skin around the eyes hydrated and prevent collagen damage! Check out SpaDerma's Suggestions: Concerned with dark circles and ...
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