Bye Bye Brown Spots!

Bye Bye Brown Spots!

Playing in the sun is fun when you’re young, but as you age you may find that what was once a smattering of endearing summertime freckles has now become radiance…

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Hot Hair Topics

Hot Hair Topics

Healthier Hair Color “ How can I prevent my color-treated hair from breaking and fading?” Hair that breaks easily is either fine or has been overly bleached.

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Don’t Underestimate Your Brows…

Don’t Underestimate Your Brows…

Our Aesthetician can shape and tint your brows to frame your face perfectly just like these celebs!

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Double Dips and Dirty Sticks

Double Dips and Dirty Sticks

Have you ever had a nightmarish waxing and post-waxing experience? A common, very unsanitary, mistake that waxing practitioners may make is double dipping.

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Help us support Children’s National Medical Center!

Help us support Children’s National Medical Center!

You’re invited! Discover Dysport with us on Friday, June 27, 2014! Bring one bestie and you’ll get 15% off your treatment Your bestie gets 20 units of Dysport FREE!

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The Best Kept Secrets About Sun Protection

The Best Kept Secrets About Sun Protection

Sunblock sticks are the best facial sunscreens. Physical barriers provide the best sun protection. Sunblock sticks with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide,

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Ok…So what IS gluten? We can tell you!

Ok…So what IS gluten? We can tell you!

Most people don’t really understand what gluten is, let alone what it can do to your skin.

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See ya, under eye circles! HELLO, NEOTENSIL!

See ya, under eye circles! HELLO, NEOTENSIL!

Do you have puffy, dark, or saggy under eye circles? Neotensil is for you! This amazing product will brighten your eyes within 30 minutes!

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Have you heard of the Think Dirty® app?

Have you heard of the Think Dirty® app?

Beauty product labels are often misleading, especially when most claim to be “natural” “hypoallergenic” or “non-comedogenic.” Couple these buzzwords with a lengthy list of ingredients and you may be left…

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Currently Obsessed With: Environ’s C-Quence Retinol Cream

Currently Obsessed With: Environ’s C-Quence Retinol Cream

Bye, bye, dull skin! The C-Quence retinol cream by Environ is a great option for anti-aging…without skin irritation!

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The Fizz Facial: A Great Mother’s Day Treat!

The Fizz Facial: A Great Mother’s Day Treat!

My favorite facial of the month is our Fizz Facial! This exfoliating and soothing facial is great for anyone,

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SKIN DETOX: Go Gluten-Free…the Right Way

SKIN DETOX: Go Gluten-Free…the Right Way

In 10 years you’ll think about gluten the way you think about cigarettes. Gluten is a protein found naturally in many foods.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an important factor in the integrity of the skin and some inflammatory diseases can be caused by vitamin D deficiency.

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You have to be a little “high” maintenance… to look “low” maintenance

You have to be a little “high” maintenance… to look “low” maintenance

If you like running out of the house looking perfect with just a little mascara and lip gloss,

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Allergic to exercise… or your FIT BIT?

Allergic to exercise… or your FIT BIT?

The FitBit “Force” is a watch-like device which monitors the wearer’s daily activity levels, calories burned as well as amount and quality of sleep.

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Best. Foundation. Ever.

Best. Foundation. Ever.

Diorskin Airflash Spray Foundation is amazing! Try it today!

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Dermapen Microneedling

Dermapen Microneedling

Latest skin rejuvenating treatment, Dermapen Microneedling, available at our office. As seen on Good Morning America this month,

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Don’t Worry, Get Botox!

Don’t Worry, Get Botox!

Studies show that Botox can help with depression! Looking good has never felt better! Read the article from the New York Times here!

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Happy, Healthy, Hydrated Hair!

Happy, Healthy, Hydrated Hair!

Read about over & under-washing your hair in my article in Skin and Allergy News HERE!

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Get Naked This Week!

Get Naked This Week!

Reset your face this week just in time for Valentine’s Day. Let your face go naked this week allowing your skin to breathe.

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Yay J. Crew! Risk-Free Swimwear

Yay J. Crew! Risk-Free Swimwear

Yay J. Crew for designing beautiful swimwear that saves your skin!

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Designer Bracelet Protects Against Sun-damaged Skin

Designer Bracelet Protects Against Sun-damaged Skin

Yes, it is 8 degrees outside right now. However, spring is right around the corner which means the sun is about to make its damaging debut.

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Vitamin D Deficiency in Ethnic Populations

Vitamin D Deficiency in Ethnic Populations

Many clinicians are unaware that ethnic populations in North America do not achieve optimal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (abbreviated 25[OH]D) because of the increased pigmentation in their skin,

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Fractional Laser Considered Safe & Effective for Treating Scars

Fractional Laser Considered Safe & Effective for Treating Scars

Fractional laser resurfacing has brought new hope to thousands of patients suffering with debilitating scars. Patients are experiencing dramatic improvement in the appearance of scars with just one treatment.

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Cosmetics are Not Only for Women

Cosmetics are Not Only for Women

Myth: Cosmetic treatments are only for women. Fact: Men get cosmetic treatments all the time. The goal of cosmetic procedures is to make individuals look like refreshed versions of themselves.

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How to: Clean Your Makeup Brushes

How to: Clean Your Makeup Brushes

You should clean your makeup brushes every three months to avoid excess oils, bacteria, and residual bits of makeup from transferring onto your skin.

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Tiny Bumps Under Your Skin?

Tiny Bumps Under Your Skin?

So, you have your new skin care routine down to a science and your skin looks one hundred times better. 

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Do you know the difference between Ointments, Creams, and Lotions?

Do you know the difference between Ointments, Creams, and Lotions?

Ointments are oil-based (80% oil and 20% water) and preservative free. They are the most absorbent and provide an occlusive barrier on the skin that prevents moisture loss,

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Whey & Acne: Could your supplements be making your acne worse?

Whey & Acne: Could your supplements be making your acne worse?

Whey is a digestible protein that is found in milk. It has grown in popularity as a dietary supplement to improve muscle strength.

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Cold Sore Season: Know Your Treatment Options

Cold Sore Season: Know Your Treatment Options

Often referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small blisters that normally form around the mouth and near the lips.

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Love Your Glove (Hand)

Love Your Glove (Hand)

Look at the images below. Do you see any difference in the two hands? These images are of an 83 year old female who is an avid golfer for more…

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Sodium, the sneaky ingredient in foods you wouldn’t expect!

Sodium, the sneaky ingredient in foods you wouldn’t expect!

About 90% of Americans eat or drink too much sodium. According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),

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November is National Healthy Skin Month!

November is National Healthy Skin Month!

We know you were in the sun this summer… Don’t feel guilty anymore, call today to schedule your full skin check with Dr.

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#ALExperts – McLean Dermatology Featured on Angie’s List!

#ALExperts – McLean Dermatology Featured on Angie’s List!

One of our blogs was recently featured on Angie’s List. Check it out here! #mcleanderm #askdrlily #alexperts #antiaging

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A Younger Looking Neck and Chest

A Younger Looking Neck and Chest

Looking to tighten up that skin? Don’t just stop at your face! Complete your look by giving the skin on your neck and chest that much-needed attention too.

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Fat Reduction Really Works: Effective Evidence

Fat Reduction Really Works: Effective Evidence

If you aren’t already convinced that CoolSculpting REALLY works to safely and permanently reduce fat, allow us to shed some more light on this amazing treatment.

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The Use of Topical Corticosteroids During Pregnancy

The Use of Topical Corticosteroids During Pregnancy

If you are planning a pregnancy or are currently pregnant, it is important to check the safety of your medications.

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New Rosacea Drug!

New Rosacea Drug!

Have Rosacea? Try this miracle drug that works in 30 minutes or less! Mirvaso – the quick solution to your facial redness!

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Prevent Scarring Before It Starts

Prevent Scarring Before It Starts

Before a dark spot can become your worst enemy, here are 3 stages to preventing acne scars: 1.

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Drink Up Ladies for that H2Glow!

Drink Up Ladies for that H2Glow!

It’s not exactly new information that water is good for you. We’re told to drink at least eight glasses a day for clear skin,

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Tanning Salons are Found to Give False Information

Tanning Salons are Found to Give False Information

California’s landmark 2011 legislation that bans minors from using indoor tanning salons appears to be working to restrict access,

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The NOTICEABLE difference between corrective makeup and camouflage makeup

The NOTICEABLE difference between corrective makeup and camouflage makeup

Acne scars, pigmentation, melasma – if you have these, you struggle to cover them up. But instead of hiding them,

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What’s in your makeup? There’s an app for that!

What’s in your makeup? There’s an app for that!

Are you worried about possible harmful ingredients in your cosmetics? Download this app on your phone!

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10 Great Foods to Help you Get your Protein Intake

10 Great Foods to Help you Get your Protein Intake

Whether you’re a vegetarian , or not there are lots of tasty meat-free sources of protein that also pack additional health benefits.

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Stop Over Washing Your Hair: Work a Dry Shampoo into Your Routine!

Stop Over Washing Your Hair: Work a Dry Shampoo into Your Routine!

If you don’t like the feeling of going more than a day without washing your hair or you’re sick of spending all morning underneath the blow dryer,

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Study finds that women lose soft facial tissue faster than men…

Study finds that women lose soft facial tissue faster than men…

A recent article found that “women experience a sharp loss in facial-tissue volume at the age of 30 to 60 before the rate levels off,...

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Is your diet giving you a rash?

Is your diet giving you a rash?

October 2013 – Skin and Allergy News...

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First Genetic Study of Stretch Marks

First Genetic Study of Stretch Marks

23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, has conducted the first genetic study of striae distensae (stretch marks).

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Cleaning Pacifiers with Spit Reduces Later Risk of Eczema

Cleaning Pacifiers with Spit Reduces Later Risk of Eczema

Did you know that cleaning your child’s pacifier with your own saliva may reduce the likelihood that they’ll develop eczema and allergies later on?

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Attention Tylenol Users!

Attention Tylenol Users!

Acetaminophen, brand name Tylenol (amongst others), is a common household drug used to relieve aches, pains and fevers.

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