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Women's Health

I Spent COVID With A Vagina Trainer, AKA Elvie

The vagina is like an intricate snowflake in all of its unique perfectness: each one is an original work of nature’s art. It is the most wondrous, magnificent feature of the female body, or any body for that matter. 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

TruSculpt reviews: I tried TruSculpt 3D, the newest in non-invasive body contouring
Body

I Tried TruSculpt 3D, The Newest In Non-Invasive Body Contouring

One of the newest innovations in body contouring is TruSculpt 3D, a treatment that uses monopolar radiofrequency (RF) energy to target, heat and destroy fat cells beneath the skin (currently approved by the FDA for circumferential reduction of the abdomen and flanks). Read more

Natural + Holistic

Half Acupuncture, Half Facial: Here’s How The AcuFacial Works

I have to admit that my knees tremble at the sight of anything resembling a needle in any shape, color or form. In other words, I may not be the most suited patient to try New York City cosmetic acupuncturist Shellie Goldstein‘s AcuFacial—or so I thought. Read more

Kybella Double Chin Results
Face

We Tried Kybella: 37 Injections To Smooth A Double Chin

Curious about Kybella? So was I. When I first learned about the FDA-approved treatment that promises to diminish fullness under the chin—aka the dreaded “double chin”—I was obsessed. Read more

How My Dermatollogist Changed My Diet, Health, Skin and Mental Health
Wellbeing

How My Dermatologist Transformed My Diet, My Mental Health, And My Wellbeing

It’s no secret in New York City: dietary needs are at peak consideration. If you are vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, kosher, or anything in between, there is a restaurant, food truck, or dedicated menu just for you. Read more

Does Body Contouring Really Work? Yes, But ...
Body

Do Non-Invasive Body Contouring Procedures Actually Work? Yes, But…

I was at a children’s birthday party, my eyes trained on a thick slice of chocolate cake, when the woman next to me gestured at a tiny roll on her otherwise flat abdomen with a pink plastic fork. Read more

Varicose vein treatment: all you need to know about sclerotherapy and post treatment care
Body

Vein Free Legs: We Tried Sclerotherapy

A varicose vein treatment can be tricky. It is important to know how it works and get prepared for 2-3 weeks of post-treatment care. Here’s what to expect from a sclerotherapy. Read more

Does Skin Tightening Hurt?
Face

Does Thermage Hurt?

The short answer: Yes, which is why I prescribe painkillers to be taken before the procedure. Here is one patient’s account of the Thermage CPT treatment she had done in my office: 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

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