Melasma 101: Understanding this Condition

Melasma 101: Understanding this Condition

I see so many patients who are struggling with Melasma in my office – and so many of you have reached out to me on social media with questions and concerns about this condition. Melasma causes a lot of stress, particularly during summer, because you want to be outdoors in the sun and at the beach or pool, yet you feel the heat on your skin...

July 10, 2018

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Dr. Whitney Bowe

My 4 Holiday Weekend Essentials

When I was very little, my mom and sister used to wake me up every July 4th to watch fireworks over the golf course behind our house. It is still one of my favorite memories. My mom, my sister and I still always get together for the July 4th holiday – now with our daughters – to spend time relaxing at the beach, playing at the pool, and...

July 3, 2018

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Sunscreen Pills: Are They Putting You at Risk?

Sunscreen Pills: Are They Putting You at Risk?

Recently, there has been a lot of buzz about “sunscreen pills” and whether you can simply take a pill rather than using topical sunscreen. My advice is always consistent – no pill has been proven to replace your sunscreen. In fact, the FDA has recently issued warnings that some of these “sunscreen pill” brands are misleading...

July 2, 2018

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Dr. Whitney Bowe Fox News Health Talk

Probiotics can help clear up your skin problems, dermatologist says

You have probably heard that probiotics, the “good” live bacteria, helps keep your gut healthy. A considerable amount of research has also shown they can help support a healthy immune system, boost weight management and even improve your mental health. But one New York City dermatologist claims the “helpful” bacteria can even lead to...

June 28, 2018

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