Everyone knows Botox is great for treating wrinkles on the forehead and around the eyes. But what about its competition–Dysport and Xeomin?  All 3 of these are similar products that work by blocking nerve impulses to muscles.   I have tried all 3 on myself, and all work well.  Some patients of mine have a definite… Read More


1)Buy your sunscreen now –SPF 30 or higher.  2) To further protect against UV rays, use an antioxidant each morning–good products include TNS Essential Serum or CE Ferulic. 3) Use an exfoliant at least 1-2 times per week (Finishing Touch by Revision). 4) Hydroquinone or other bleaching creams at night to avoid “age spots.”   5)… Read More


Dr. Baker and I are learning all the latest and greatest techniques for facial and hand rejuvenation this week at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in San Diego.… Read More


Outdoor sports can wreak havoc on your skin. Here are 5 products to help your dry winter skin make an Olympic comeback!   1) Obagi Hydrate Luxe–Use morning and evening for the face.  2) Skinceuticals Soothing Cleanser for sensitive skin. 3) Skinceuticals body retexturing treatment to smooth chafing and decrease crepey look. 4) TNS eye repair… Read More


My top tips for an award-winning look!   1) Get a facial.  Our hydrating facial using B5 gel will give you an Olympic glow. 2) Silkpeel for the face and hands exfoliates and freshens, reducing dullness  3) Use Nectifirm, not only for the neck but the arms and chest.  4) A Botox facial microneedling with an… Read More


Everyone knows that sunscreen and Retin-A are must-haves. But, what next? 1. TNS Essential Serum – an antioxidant with growth factors. Use every morning on face, neck and backs of hands. 2. HA5 for the face. Decreases crepey skin and makes makeup go on smoothly. 3. Epidermal Repair Cream. Reduces flaking and peeling. 4. Cerave… Read More


Valentine’s Day will be here soon! Here are 5 tips for the most kissable lips. 1. HA5 Smooth and Plump by Skin Medica. Use every morning. 2. Vaseline every night. Use in lip corners, too. 3. Valtrex tablets – 2 tablets, twice a day at the first sign of a fever bliseter. 4. Juvederm Volbella… Read More


Start getting laser hair removal now to be hair-free by summer. Ditto for treating any spider veins on my legs. Treat problem spots like love handles with CoolSculpting. Get rid of last year’s sunspots with laser. Freshen my skin with a chemical peel.… Read More


Everyone knows the fabulous effects of injecting Botox deep into facial muscles–smoother skin, fewer wrinkles. We are now combining old and newer techniques, adding very dilute amounts of Botox to growth factors and vitamins and infusing them into the skin via micro needling. Results are subtle initially, but tend to magnify with time and subsequent… Read More