more about: skin

How to Soothe a Sunburn With…Milk?

If you spent a bit too much time in the sun, and now have the pink cheeks and shoulders as a souvenir, use this trick to help soothe that sunburn. Mix whole milk and water in a bowl.  Soak a washcloth in the milk/water mixture and apply the cloth to your burn for 10 minutes at a time. The fat […]

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Which Sunscreen is Right for You?

Though you no doubt wear sunscreen year-round (right?), it’s especially important to wear it during the spring and summer when you’re spending more time outside. But how do you know which one is best for your skin? The key might be in the active ingredients.


Keep reading to find out the difference between the two most common active ingredients in sunscreen.


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Bronzer Tips From a Celebrity Makeup Artist

The minute summer is here, all I wish for is glowing bronzed skin. Of course, I’m not about to lay out because I still want healthy skin. My weapon of choice: bronzer. My only issue is how to apply it so it looks natural. Do you have that same problem?  Well last week I met Celebrity Makeup Artist Brett Freedman at an Elizabeth Arden press event, where he shared his insider tips on how to apply bronzer and what you should look for when shopping. Here’s what he had to say…




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How I’m Preparing My Skin for Summer

With these ever-changing temperatures, my face is starting to get a little weathered. Is yours as well? I found two treatments—an every-day and a nighttime routine—that have kept my skin glowing, soft, and clear.




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The Latest Hand Lotion We Love

Recently, one of our favorite brands launched a super hydrating hand lotion I love to flaunt. 


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The Secret to Getting A Flawless Complexion

One of my biggest pet peeves with makeup, is making sure that everything is blended seamlessly. From my tinted moisturizer to blush, everything works better together when there are no apparent distinctions. Make up artists, magazines and blogs have been raving out this little secret–and I, of course, had to share it with you!




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Eat Your Way To Beautiful Skin

Have you ever thought that your biggest skin battles could be solved by adjusting what you’re digesting? Written by a dermatologist who admits to barely knowing how to cook, Dr. Wu’s book on the how-to of consuming the right foods for every skin problem–from acne to wrinkles–has become one of my recent favorites.




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A Dermatologist Answers Your Questions (Part 2)

Part two has arrived! As promised earlier this week, here are the rest of the questions that Dr. Joel Schlessinger answered for us. This portion focuses on wrinkles, acne and sunspots. 




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A Dermatologist Answers Your Questions (Part 1)

A few weeks ago I asked all of you to write in and share your most pressing questions for a dermatologist. Your comments were great! Since I want to get as many answers as possible, the responses have been split up into two parts. This first section focuses on sunscreens and moisturizers. Enjoy!





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What’s Your Most Pressing Question for a Dermatologist?

If you had five minutes with a dermatolgist, what would be your first question?


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