What’s the Right Way to Use Facial Oils?

Many of my patients find facial oils confusing. Are they a replacement for day cream, night cream, serum? Should you apply them before your face cream or after? I'm here to answer all of these questions and more. Oils are emollients, so they do not hydrate your skin’s deeper layers. Rather, they stay closer to the top layer of your skin...

October 17, 2017

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Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

How many times have you heard someone say, "you should get your Vitamin D from the sun?" I hear it all the time! After all, isn’t Vitamin D called “The Sunshine Vitamin?” We know that Vitamin D is important to our overall health. It not only helps us to maintain strong bones by helping us absorb calcium in our intestines, but it...

September 22, 2017

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Is Oxybenzone Safe for Us and the Environment? | Dr. Whitney Bowe

Is Oxybenzone Safe for us and for our Environment?

In this video, I focus on an ingredient called oxybenzone. Look for it in your sunscreen -- I bet it’s there. You might also see it listed as an ingredient in some of your hair sprays, nail polish, fragrances, and makeup foundations with SPF. There’s been a lot of discussion and concern over whether oxybenzone is safe – not just for us,...

September 7, 2017

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Dr. Whitney’s 5 Key Tips when it comes to Lash Extensions

NO FORMALDEHYDE: Never. Ever. Make sure there is no formaldehyde in the glue which is used to secure the lash extensions. It can be dangerous for your eyes. Ask – and if there is any question, strongly consider running! TAKE A BREAK: Your lashes need a break between applications of extensions, so schedule it in. It’s important. Take care...

January 19, 2017

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