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Category Archives: Sunscreen + SPF

Dr Magovern’s Sunscreen Picks

School’s out for summer—time to restock the sunscreen! Dr. Magovern has selected some of her very favorites for all your sunscreen needs: for the beach, for babies and kids, for sensitive skin, and for anti-aging. And through the end of … Continue reading

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Dr Magovern’s Sunscreen Picks for 2014

School’s out for summer—time to restock the sunscreen! Dr. Magovern has selected some of her very favorites for 2014 for all your sunscreen needs: for the beach, for babies and kids, for sensitive skin, and for anti-aging. And through the end of … Continue reading

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What Is Dr. M Using This Summer?

What is Dr. Magovern using this summer? The Obagi C-Rx kit. It’s a great maintenance kit for the summer. Lasers, photofacials, and chemical peels fall out of favor at this time of year, so it’s important to maintain somehow! The combination of … Continue reading

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Favorite Sunscreens for Summer — 20% OFF!

Summer is almost here! We’re excited to announce that through July 31, all sunscreen at Manhattan Dermatology is 20% off! When heading outdoors, remember that the morning sunscreen application is the most important. Try to put it on before you leave the house … Continue reading

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February’s Product of the Month: Solar Protection Liptect Lip Balm

Soothe and protect those winter lips with our Product of the Month, Solar Protection Liptect Lip Balm with SPF 45. This is our favorite sunscreen for the lips.  Great for winter sport enthusiasts or for those who just want to protect … Continue reading

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Product of the Month for September: Obagi-C Rx System

If you’ve been noticing the effects of all those sunny summer days on your face, you’ll love our September Product of the Month, the Obagi-C Rx System. It’s a comprehensive approach to reducing the appearance of sundamage. We love this kit because it … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Summer with the Right Sunscreen

Not all sunscreens are equal. Look for higher percentages of zinc oxide or titanium dioxide (the physical blockers) or stabilized avobenzone (the chemical blocker). If you’re still burning or getting too much color despite proper application, it’s time to switch … Continue reading

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Summer 2012: Must-Haves

Sunny days are here again and summer is fast approaching! Dr. Magovern has assembled a fantastic list of must-haves to keep your skin protected from the sun and glowing all summer long. Glytone Exfoliating Body Lotion SPF 15*—leaves skin smooth and bright. … Continue reading

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Product of the Month for May: Obagi Nu-Derm Sun Shield SPF 50

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and the Skin Cancer Foundation has graciously assembled a list of reminders on how to reduce your risk of skin cancer. Sunscreen is essential, so for the May Product of the Month, we’ve chosen one of our … Continue reading

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Product of the Month for April: Glytone Retexturize Body Lotion SPF 15

Just in time for these gorgeous sunny days, Glytone’s Retexturize Body Lotion SPF 15 is April’s Product of the Month. We love it. Great for daily use all over the body to keep it smooth and bright. It’s formulated with shea butter … Continue reading

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Eye Got You Covered!

Why am I getting fine lines & wrinkles around my eyes? One of the most common questions we get! Fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes are particularly common in both men and women. The onset of wrinkles in this … Continue reading

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Skin Care Resolutions for 2012

I resolve to incorporate an alpha-hydroxy acid product into my regimen, whether it be a cleanser like Glytone Mild Gel Wash or a cream like SkinMedica 15% AHA/BHA Cream, 2-3 times per week. This will help keep me glowing and … Continue reading

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Winter Proof Your Skin

If Jack Frost has been nipping at your nose, leaving your skin dry and irritated, Dr. M has a few tips to help you winter proof your skin and keep you glowing! Baths + Showers: We all love long baths, but … Continue reading

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New FDA Labeling Guidelines for Sunscreens

Did everyone see the new FDA labeling guidelines for sunscreen? The take-home message is to use a broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher in order to decrease your risk of skin cancer. Some of the major points… Broad Spectrum: … Continue reading

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The Skin Care Pillars

I’m a dermatologist—an expert in everything skin, hair and nails. So why do I have heart palpitations when I walk down the skin care aisle at CVS? Is it just me, or has there been an explosion of new beauty … Continue reading

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Oxygenetix: A Great, Breathable Foundation

Has anyone else tried Oxygenetix Oxygenating Foundation? I can’t believe that I didn’t find this sooner, but I am hooked. I have been using it for a couple of months now and I am loving it—and so is our staff. I know it’s not just me … Continue reading

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SPF 101

Use of a sunscreen with SPF 15 is OK for the person who truly is indoors all day and doesn’t get sun exposure. But, for most of us, who have sunny commutes and like to enjoy some outdoor time during … Continue reading

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Dr. M’s Brand Review: SkinMedica

SkinMedica is probably my favorite physician-dispensed product line. It was founded by a well known and well respected dermatologist who brings science to his brand. I love recommending SkinMedica not only because the products are outstanding, but because they’re backed by … Continue reading

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