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Contributions By: Julie Russak, MD

Our Favorite Pre-Summer Cosmetic Treatments
Sun Care

Our Favorite Pre-Summer Cosmetic Treatments

Summer is coming. And while that means prioritizing extra challenging workouts, for us it’s also a time to schedule all our pre-summer treatments. We put together a quick cheat sheet on our team favorites: Read more

Clear + Brilliant
Face

Let There Be Light (And Laser): We Tried Clear + Brilliant

My skin may be young (I’m 24 years old), but that doesn’t mean it’s problem-free. From adolescent acne and eczema to now adult acne, hyperpigmentation, scarring, and reoccurring blemishes, my list of skincare concerns is a long one. Read more

What are the best treatments for cellulite right now?
Body

Updated: What Are The Best Ways To Get Rid Of Cellulite, Right Now?

We are far into bathing suit season and cellulite seems to be on the mind of many CB readers. One reader reached out wondering how to decipher between the different cellulite treatments on the market—she’s tried creams and massages, and now she’s ready for something a little more serious. Read more

Face

Cosmetic Treatments: The 50s + 60s

Would you guess that leading lady Michelle Pfeiffer, “The Body” Elle Macpherson, and Miss America Vanessa Williams (the first black woman to win that title) are all in their 50s? Read more

We Got Subtle Lip Injections
Face

We Got (Subtle) Lip Injections

Scared of lip injections? So was I. But, when I heard about the launch of Restylane Silk, an FDA-approved filler specifically designed for “subtle” Read more

How much to tip for facial treatments: tipping etiquette at medi-spas and doctor's offices
Extras

Money Rules: Tipping Etiquette At Spas, Your Doctor’s Office, & Medi-Spas

We’ve all been there: you’re leaving the medi-spa after receiving injections, or a laser treatment, and it’s time to pay for the service. How much to tip for facial treatments? Read more

What Are The Best Laser Treatments For Winter?
Extras

What We’re Reading Now: Is Tap Water Bad For Your Face? Best Laser Treatments For Winter, And More

You’re working, you’re moisturizing, and you’re sleeping—you’re busy. We know. Don’t have time to scour the web for the best skincare, anti-aging, nutrition, and wellness articles every week? Read more
Botox For Hair Sweating?
Buyer Beware

Extending The Life Of Your Blowout: Is This New Treatment Worth It?

Here’s the scenario: you have a major meeting at 10 a.m. Everything needs to be on point for this meeting, including your hair, which is why you get a blowout the day before. Read more

Abby Fazio of The New London Pharmacy
Interviews

Charlotte Talks To: New London Pharmacy’s Abby Fazio

INTERVIEW: ABBY FAZIO

OWNER + PRESIDENT
NEW LONDON PHARMACY, NYC

Welcome to #CharlotteTalksTo, where we feature amazing women out there shaking things up and remaining fabulous in the process. Read more
Restylane-Silk-Dermal-Filler
Face

Restylane Silk: A Dermal Filler For 20-Somethings

When I heard about the launch of Restylane Silk, an FDA-approved filler specifically designed for “subtle” lip enhancement, I was intrigued. Fillers are most often associated with mature women seeking to replenish age-related loss of volume. Read more

Charlotte's Book Premier Provider and NYC Dermatologist Julie Russak is an expert at skin cancer screening.
Sun Care

Dr. Julie Russak & The MelaFind

We can all feel the weather starting to cool down, and that back-to-school feeling is in the air. But summer isn’t quite over yet and neither is that bronzed glow we’ve gradually amassed alongside memories of rosé infused sunsets. Read more