Always clueless at Sephora? We have the products for you!

Every woman knows the struggle of finding quality products in beauty stores like Sephora. With many options and prices for the same skin care staples, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and confused. So, why not take a dermatologist's advice? Total Beauty gave Dr. Jegasothy $100 to spend at Sephora. Here's how she spent it: 1. … Continue reading Always clueless at Sephora? We have the products for you!

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Hormonal Acne: Your Monthly Buzzkill

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. For many women, pimples continue to sprout  way past puberty, thanks to fluctuating hormones. Yet these hormonal breakouts, are not like your regular breakouts, are they? Monthly flare ups around your lower face with deep painful pimples is the telltale sign of hormonal acne. … Continue reading Hormonal Acne: Your Monthly Buzzkill

Is Coffee bad for your skin?

For most people, coffee is the first choice they make when they start their day. Not only is a  morning cup necessary but a mid-day coffee run is a must too. But is your love for coffee hurting your skin? Well, Dr Jegasothy notes that one to two cups a day is fine, but anything over that … Continue reading Is Coffee bad for your skin?

Acne Scarring 101!

Acne is a word that for many brings back nightmares of massive breakouts before important events, but thankfully this mostly affects us in our teens. For some, however, acne didn't just stop teenage break outs; it left behind long lasting scarring and hyper pigmentation that persisted into adulthood. Often, acne can leave residual inflammation that … Continue reading Acne Scarring 101!

Stretch Marks? Don’t let them mark your skin!

Stretch Marks, we all hate them and at the same time most of us have stretch marks we wish we could get rid of.  While there might not be a magical solution for stretch marks there are options to reduce their appearance. For many of us stretch marks can be a source of insecurities and … Continue reading Stretch Marks? Don’t let them mark your skin!

Should You Go To A Facialist? Sure! Just Make Sure To Read This Article First

Dr. Jegasothy has over 20 years experience in Dermatology and has worked with many excellent aestheticians throughout her career, so you can trust her opinions about good skin care! In the February issue of Harper's Bazaar, Anne-Marie Guarnieri asked Dr. Jegasothy about getting facials with an aesthetician. Dr. J's answer? She thinks facials are great, … Continue reading Should You Go To A Facialist? Sure! Just Make Sure To Read This Article First

Stretch Marks: To Tattoo or Not to Tattoo?

Stretch marks show no mercy. They are highly common and do not discriminate. Some may be proud and call them their tiger stripes, while others want to hide them away. This skin issue is notoriously difficult to treat. Refinery29's Erika Stalder introduces Brazilian tattoo artist, Rudolph Torres. He fills your stretch marks with ink to … Continue reading Stretch Marks: To Tattoo or Not to Tattoo?