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Which foundations help or hurt you? 4 ideas!

June 28, 2019
I love your question, precisely because I wouldn’t have thought of it!  But it matters because we want great skin, and this is another way to help ourselves. First, I see some foundations now that are promoting “active” ingredients.  Forget...

When the facelift doesn’t go as planned.

June 25, 2019
It would be very frustrating, after all that time, money and effort spent, to have your facelift not be successful. Can you go back to the doctor who performed the surgery, and ask again, what your options might be?  Was...

Scars after picking or acne the skin on the face, neck and chest

June 21, 2019
My heart goes out to you on this.  And it sounds like you’ve done an amazing job with a difficult health issue.  Kudos!  I love that you’re eating healthily. We sometimes tell our patients at the clinic that everyone picks...

7 Ideas for flight attendants and anyone who flies a lot.

June 18, 2019
Ok ….so we all know at some level that time on a airplane at 30,000 feet isn’t the greatest for us.  It doesn’t help that most planes have zero or very low humidity and we’re crossing time zones.  Our bodies...
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