Stylelist – Skin Tips for your 20s: Beauty at Every Age

Here’s the good news: Your skin probably looks pretty great right now, requires minimal products and has a healthy, natural glow. But there are a lot of misconceptions about caring for skin in your 20s: Many think they don’t need to address problems until they see them. This is the number one mistake. “It’s never too soon to be proactive about taking care of your skin,” says New York-based dermatologist Anne Chapas, Director of Union Square Laser Dermatology. “I truly believe that the health habits that begin in the 20s can make a big difference in the skin health and appearance later in life.” Read More…

Beautylish – Are you Allergic?

Beauties, have you ever tried a new face cream or body lotion and then broken out in pimples or a raw red rash? You may be allergic to a specific ingredient in the product you’re using. Allergic reactions are quite common, but wouldn’t you like to know which ingredients are the main suspects and which symptoms to look out for? We spoke with New York City-based dermatologist Anne Chapas, M.D., to discover what you should avoid when choosing a beauty product. Read More… – 7 Stretch Mark Solutions

Preventive stretch mark creams “can hydrate the skin and build tensile strength,” according to Anne Chapas, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor at New York University School of Medicine. Avoid products that contain the ingredient tretinoin though; they should not be used by pregnant or lactating women. Read More… – 7 Skin Sins: Forgiven And Fixed

Slept with a face full of makeup on? Picked that zit? Skipped SPF…again? When it comes to making major skin mistakes, you’re not alone! We found seven women who are ready to admit their skin sins and fix them once and for all. Read on as our experts solve readers’ most pressing complexion dilemmas. Read More… – Beauty Versus the World

The environment can wreak havoc on your looks. Here are 10 ways to prevent a natural (beauty) disaster. From the moment you wake up to when you hit the sheets, “we’re always battling the elements,” says Anne Chapas, M.D., assistant professor of dermatology at New York University School of Medicine in New York City. “And when we’re exposed to too many environmental assaults on a daily basis, our body’s natural protection process breaks down.” Read more…