Avoiding skin care mistakes

After navigating relationships, careers, and other day-to-day details on Long Island, the last thing you may be thinking about is skin care… but perhaps it should be bumped closer to the top of your list. Skin is our body’s largest organ, and the way we treat it matters. After all, our bodies change as we […]



Bet you didn’t know that Botox can tackle these things…

Did you know that Botox has been the number one non-surgical procedure since 2000? In addition, Refinery29 reports, that as of 2015, there have been 400 million Botox procedures performed! There’s a reason that so many New Yorkers love Botox. In fact, there are several reasons! For starters, Botox has stood the test of time. […]


Microneedling 101

These days, New Yorkers can get all sorts of treatments for problem skin conditions. There are the proven classics–like Botox, lasers, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion–and there are also some innovative and new strategies. One of these more recent trends is microneedling. If you read a lot of beauty blogs or have industry-obsessed friends, you’ve probably […]


How to prepare for a breast surgery

Are you about to undergo a breast surgery? Whether you are increasing your size, reducing your size, or doing some other type of alteration, you’re probably feeling a combination of excited and nervous. That feeling is completely normal. In fact, most of the New Yorkers that we see in our office who are gearing up […]


These procedures can help make your eyes pop

As a society, we place a lot of importance on how our eyes look. After all, there’s a reason that false eyelashes, colored contact lenses, YouTube makeup tutorials, and Snapchat filters are so popular. Some even say that the eyes are the window to the soul. If that’s the case, you might be wondering if […]


Understanding (and treating!) dark spots

Dark spots on the skin can be frustrating. They are challenging to cover up and, often, out of our control. Dark spots can develop thanks to a host of culprits, including sunshine, hormones, and acne. They aren’t limited to certain groups of people, and they definitely aren’t a regional phenomena. In fact, I regularly see […]


Is CoolSculpting worth the hype?

From reviews in magazines like Allure, GQ, and Time, to personal accounts shared by people from New York to California and beyond, CoolSculpting is gaining a great reputation for rapid weight loss. As one woman who underwent CoolSculpting explained in a recent interview with Redbook, the procedure can bring back lost confidence. “As a mother […]


Are dramatic plastic surgery “transformations” realistic?

Even if you’re not a fan of “reality TV,” you’ve likely heard about the recent and dramatic weight loss of “Mama” June Shannon, star of “Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo” and, now, “Mama June: From Not to Hot.” Shannon has shed 300 pounds, going down to a weight of 160 thanks to a gastric sleeve surgery, […]


Here’s what to look for in a plastic surgeon

As plastic surgeries gain popularity, they may start to feel like they are no big deal. It’s important to remember, however, that cosmetic procedures are real surgeries and should not be taken too lightly. Researching and understanding the expertise of your plastic surgeon is just as important as researching the procedures themselves.Whether you are wanting […]