Is Your Makeup Removal Making You Look Older?

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Why is proper makeup removal so important? The way we remove makeup is important for several reasons. We all know that sleeping with makeup on is not a great idea for your skin. Even though we may be super tired after a long day or after a long party, hitting the sack with layers of […]

Are You Washing Too Much?

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            Take a stroll down the cleansers isle of your local drug store—you’ll be bombarded by a plethora of different brands and types of face washes. With such an overwhelming abundance of choices, it can feel impossible to know what is the best face wash and which will most benefit your skin. Many of today’s […]

How To Treat Hormonal Acne

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What is Adult Hormonal Acne and How Can I Treat it? You’re 40 years old, you look in the mirror, and you’re covered in acne like a kid going to the prom. You ask yourself: what on earth is going on? Am I going through some sort of reverse hormonal metamorphosis? You never had acne […]

Dr. Papantoniou Explains Botox Vs. Fillers

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Botox Vs. Fillers: As a Cosmetic Dermatologist, one of the most common questions my patients ask me during their cosmetic consultation is to explain the differences between Botox and Fillers. It is important to understand the differences between both injectables as well as what they are both used for so that you can understand what […]

Excessive Sweating Treatment: What’s New in the Treatment for Excessive Sweating

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what degree of sweating is acceptable? When does sweating too much become an issue? What are the treatments for excessive sweating? These are all questions that many of us have asked ourselves or professionals when seeking help.

Skin Cancer: What You Should Know

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According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, “with over 5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year, skin cancer is America’s most common cancer. ”  Things that put you at risk for skin cancer are what we call risk factors. Some of the risk factors for skin cancer include: Indoor Tanning Sunburns Skin Type […]

How To Keep Your Skin Safe From The Sun

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Spending more time in the sun means spending more time on sun protection! Here are my recommendations on how to keep your skin safest this Spring & Summer and be proactive in reducing your sun exposure: Use a Physical (Mineral) sunscreen on all exposed areas of the body (remember your ears!). A physical sunscreen sits […]

How Your Diet Affects Your Skin Health


There are so many skin conditions that will be mitigated by a low inflammatory diet. But did you know that a low inflammatory diet can also slow the aging process? Diets that are rich in antioxidants and low in sugar can help to keep our skin looking younger, as in this article “Discovering the link […]