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Can Face Masks Cause Yeast Infections?

Face masks have become a mainstay this year, thanks to COVID-19. You can find masks in an assortment of styles and colors as they have become a necessary fashion accessory to add to your wardrobe. But when the mask comes off, what is waiting underneath?  Some mask...

Seeing Red: Best Treatments for a Sunburn

Summer means time outdoors, but it can also mean painful sunburns if we aren’t careful with our skin. While the best defense for a sunburn is a good offense (don’t let your skin burn in the first place), burns can and do happen throughout the summer months.  Sunburns...

Turning Back the Clock – For Women Only!

  It is no secret that women have it harder.  First, we get monthly periods well before we need them. Then, we go through pregnancy with its hormone spikes, body stretching, and delivering an entire human being out of a tiny opening.  Just as we are trying to...

Your Guide to Pregnancy Acne

  Pregnancy is supposed to be a magical time full of hope and wonder.   For some people, it is also full of pimples and cysts. Hormone changes responsible for creating a human being can also activate pathways that cause breakouts.  In some cases, women suffered...

A Breakthrough in the Treatment of Acne Scarring

  Acne breakouts have a huge, negative impact on body image and self esteem.  Even after the pimples and cysts are gone, many patients are left with scarring that continues to affect their quality of life.  The good news is that technology continues to advance...

Baby Botox

  For most of us, somewhere between the ages of 25 and 35 is the sweet spot.   It is when the very first fine lines have begun to appear but have not yet had the chance to develop into full fledged, deep set wrinkles.  We used to notice these lines only when we...

Your Post-Summer Skin Fix

  Ah, summer!  Endless sunny days lounging on the beach and warm sultry nights out on the town.  Or, if you’re like the rest of us New Yorkers, oppressive heat radiating from the sidewalks, stifling close-quartered subway commutes, and profuse unabating...

Nobody Has To Know

  Nobody likes to talk about it but our vaginas are never the same after childbirth.  Then, the natural aging process and hormonal shifts associated with menopause further take a toll.  The result is a decline in vaginal health and appearance with symptoms like...

What to do About Back Acne

  Summer is a time for tank tops and bathing suits.  Unfortunately, it is also the worst time for people prone to back acne, a.k.a. “bacne.”  Heat, humidity and sweat lead to occlusion and clogged pores, trapping skin surface bacteria and attracting inflammation....