All of us have gotten a sunburn at some time or another. Here are my best tips for treatment: Immediately start taking Ibuprofen. Hydrocortisone 1% applied for 3-5 days will help to decrease inflammation. Sunburns don’t heal overnight. Apply extra moisturizer such as Cetaphil cream daily for 2-4 weeks. Post-burn, skin is very sensitive. Be… Read More


Pretty nails are a necessity summer. Here are 10  tips for keeping them healthy and pretty:  Keep your nails clean and dry so that bacteria don’t collect under the nail. To avoid ingrown toenails, cut your nails straight across. If toenails are thick and hard to cut, soak them in warm water 10 minutes before trimming.… Read More


SPF, UVA, UVB. Sunscreens are all about alphabet soup. A few tips will help you navigate the murky waters and find your perfect sunscreen. Two kinds of light in the sun’s rays cause most of the damage to your skin: UVA – the dominant tanning ray UVB – chief source of reddening and sunburn The SPF… Read More


Traveling is on the agenda for many of us this summer. Here are a few great tips to keep your skin looking great: Don’t wear makeup on the plane. Instead, reapply moisturizer frequently, and don’t forget Vaseline for your lips. Carry your own skin and hair care products. Transfer them to travel size that can… Read More


Need some “freshening”? For smoother and lighter skin, try a 20 minute procedure. Done at the end of the day, this simple laser treatment has minimal downtown. Your first choice of treatments can smooth the surface, erase fine lines, and make pores look smaller. A second type of treatment allows for decrease in pigment. Both of… Read More