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Protective skin care for women over 50

Published on October 14, 2012 By Susan Tolles

Skin care is cumulative. You must be consistent and dedicated to your program in order to achieve your desired results. Invest and dedicate yourself to an effective skin care regimen that will work with your budget and provide you with three fundamental elements: protection, prevention, and correction.

PaloVia Makeover

Published on May 7, 2012 By Susan Tolles

Recently, I joined the seven other “PaloVia Top Testers” for a makeover event in New York City. The exciting trip, given to us as part of our 30-day reviews of the PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser, included dinner Friday night at The House, then a makeover morning at our hotel, The Gansevoort on Park Avenue. This more »

Anti-aging skin care: RoC Retinol Correxion® Review

Published on April 11, 2012 By Susan Tolles

I recently joined RoC Skincare as an Ambassador in their new Blogger Ambassador Network. I agreed to share my honest reviews with the Flourish Over 50 community in return for free products. I was elated to receive a beautifully packaged box of everything from anti-aging serum to makeup primer, along with a special treat of more »

“Skin Rules” for Women, with Dr. Debra Jaliman

Published on April 9, 2012 By Susan Tolles

Read about my interview with a NYC dermatologist, as we discuss important “skin rules” for women over 50. Learn about some new advances in the field, as well!

Three Innovative Dermatology Advances

Published on March 14, 2012 By Susan Tolles

You know the basics of taking care of your skin, but you may not be aware of advances in dermatology that can improve your look, protect your skin and boost your confidence.

Celebrity Diets: Fads or Foolproof Weight Loss?

Published on September 23, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Sure, the Jennifer Lopezes of the world have entire teams of makeup artists, fashion designers, trainers and personal chefs working together to make every snapshot look beautiful, but Hollywood stars are also turning to natural health for their fresh, beautiful looks.

The Heat is On: Summer Rashes, Part II

Published on September 21, 2011 By Susan Tolles

In last month’s article, I discussed some of the common skin rashes we see in the summer.  Here are three more: Tinea Versicolor:  This is a common superficial fungal infection of the skin that is actually caused by a yeast organism called Malassezia.  The infection is more common in warm tropical environments.  It presents as more »

The Angry Face

Published on June 14, 2011 By Susan Tolles

Rosacea, a facial inflammatory disorder, is a common dermatologic problem and can have a significant negative impact on quality of life of women over 50.  The condition affects men and women and usually makes its first appearance in midlife.  It is more common in fair skinned individuals, but can occur in darker skin types as more »

Seeing spots? Fight back!

Published on May 11, 2011 By Susan Tolles

If there is one thing my patients hate more than wrinkles, it would have to be dyspigmentation.  Dyspigmentation is a fancy term for uneven skin color.  Hyperpigmentation is a condition of having too much pigment, and includes such problems as freckles, brown spots, melasma (“mask of pregnancy”,) and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (those pesky brown spots that more »

Sunshine for better health–your Vitamin D Rx

Published on March 28, 2011 By Susan Tolles

What do mad dogs, Englishmen, and spring breakers have in common?  If you guessed, “They go out in the midday sun,” you are correct!  In Europe, the English, as well as the rest of their northern European counterparts, all flock to Italy, Greece, Spain, and other tropical locales for their vacations, where they can’t wait more »