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The Ladies Behind the (Cosmetic) Lines

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According to recent data by leading market research company Lucintel, the global cosmetic industry is forecasted to reach nearly $265 billion by 2017. That’s billion with a ‘b,’ ladies. This number is not all that surprising since a decent drugstore bronzer or mascara can cost upwards of $17 these days, however it does pique our interest regarding brand loyalty and recognition. Many brands have become household names, yet how much do we really know about the brand and how it got started? Read More »

Beauty Flash! Dr. Amy Wechsler Weighs In on Cool Cucumber: Skin’s Best Friend

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Looking for an added daily defense against sun and free radicals? Want to treat puffy eyes? Hoping to soothe visible redness or irritation? These skin issues are not uncommon, but according to renowned New York City dermatologist and psychiatrist, Dr. Amy Wechsler, the solution for all may be as close as your kitchen! “Cucumbers are not only low in calories, but are filled with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can feed your complexion inside and out,” Dr. Wechsler says. Read More »

The Key to a Bikini-Ready Body

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The sun is out and the temperature is rising, prompting me to reach deep in my closet to pull out my shorts, tank tops, and…..bikinis. We all dread the moment when that tiny little swimsuit is staring back at us with criticism. So this is the time of year that we begin our annual slim down for destination beach body. This year it may be a little easier to accomplish with the help of Leptiburn from Biotrust. Read More »

The Truth about Sleep and Your Skin

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Do you remember the last time you got the doctor-recommended eight hours of uninterrupted sleep and woke up feeling refreshed, spry and perhaps looking younger than you did before turning out the lights the night before? Our guess is it’s been awhile. Read More »

Skin Cancer SOS

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Each year, countless Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer – in fact one in five of us will develop the disease in our lifetime. However, the survival rate for patients whose melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is detected early, before the tumor has penetrated the skin, is about 99 percent. Sharing her top tips on protection and what to watch for is renowned NYC dermatologist, Dr. Amy Wechsler. Read More »