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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Wet Wipes Linked to Contact Dermatitis

Wet Wipes Linked to Contact Dermatitis

Most of us have reached for a wet wipe at least once to help clean the inevitable daily messes.

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Sun Protection: Fact or Fiction

Sun Protection: Fact or Fiction

Check out this article about Sun Protection from ABC News here

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The Dangers of Aviators

The Dangers of Aviators

Many people associate sunglasses with eye care, style, and most importantly protection. However, regarding the popular aviator sunglasses,

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Freeze Your Fat Away!

Freeze Your Fat Away!

If you could naturally and permanently eliminate stubborn fat from your body in as little as 60 minutes…

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CoolSculpt Event TONIGHT 4-7 PM

CoolSculpt Event TONIGHT 4-7 PM

Stop by tonight during any of the three sessions 4:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM for a FREE CoolSculpt consult and receive $100 OFF any package purchased tonight!

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Melanoma Monday: May is Melanoma Awareness Month

Melanoma Monday: May is Melanoma Awareness Month

Drivers are failing to use their sunscreen. Utilizing sun protection measures while driving is just as important as wearing your sunscreen at the beach.

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Man’s Best Friend Gets a Much Deserved Face Lift

Man’s Best Friend Gets a Much Deserved Face Lift

Friendly pet sees for the first time! Click here to read the ABC News article.

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” I Have Sensitive Skin! ” But Do You Really?

” I Have Sensitive Skin! ” But Do You Really?

A: The term “sensitive skin” is a marketing expression that really has no medical definition. With over 60% of the population claiming they fall victim to so-called “sensitive skin,” it…

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Introducing Lizette!

Introducing Lizette!

Get Always Perfect Eyebrows in an Instant! Introducing, Lizette, our new line of under eye concealers,

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Before You Get Your Next Mani Pedi…

Before You Get Your Next Mani Pedi…

Manicure and pedicure safety is extremely important if you get your nails professionally done on a weekly basis.

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Baby Contracts Melanoma While Still in the Womb

Baby Contracts Melanoma While Still in the Womb

Read this article from ABC News about the risks of Melanoma. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/arizona-baby-melanoma-mothers-womb-alive/story?id=18922718

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Spring = Skin Check Season

Spring = Skin Check Season

Before the summer sun cooks your skin and you start to look like your leather handbag,

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Is Your Birth Control Breaking You Out?

Is Your Birth Control Breaking You Out?

Are you breaking out and have no clue as to why? It could be your birth control…

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The Epidemic of Over-Washing

The Epidemic of Over-Washing

“My skin is dry AND oily!” Do you find yourself constantly frustrated with the condition of your skin?

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Rethink the Ink

Rethink the Ink

Within the past ten years the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) constructed a survey of five hundred individuals between the ages of 18-50,

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Tools to Tame your Locks

Tools to Tame your Locks

We have come a long way from hot rollers and velcro-based curlers. In todays hair care isles you will find items that sound like they were NASA’s brainchild.

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Is Your Bowel Linked to Your Skin?

Is Your Bowel Linked to Your Skin?

Ever wonder if your skin rash or pimples could be related to your diet? More specifically could the gluten in your diet be triggering your symptoms?

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Spring Cleaning Edition: Is Your Medicine Cabinet Up to Code?

Spring Cleaning Edition: Is Your Medicine Cabinet Up to Code?

The name “medicine cabinet” is unfit for what should be held in this very important space of your home.

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Seven Daily Habits that are Aging Your Skin

Seven Daily Habits that are Aging Your Skin

The quest for ageless skin can be tedious and quite frankly, expensive.  Here are seven everyday (bad) habits to avoid doing to achieve the look of younger skin.

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Food Industry Marketing

Food Industry Marketing

Did you know that every year the average American eats: Thirty three pounds of cheese, triple that amount that was consumed in 1979 Seventy pounds of sugar,

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The Puzzling Relationship Between Diet and Acne

The Puzzling Relationship Between Diet and Acne

The relationship between acne and diet has been an ongoing debate. There are no meta-analyses, randomized controlled clinical studies,

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All Soy is NOT Created Equal

All Soy is NOT Created Equal

When many of us think of soy products we instantly think natural and healthy. Many consumers overlook soybean oil within a list of ingredients,

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Folic Acid Linked to Lower Autism Risk

Folic Acid Linked to Lower Autism Risk

Including the right amount of folic acid in your diet will leave your skin looking naturally smooth and beautiful,

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A Hint of Mint: Spring’s Must Have Hue

A Hint of Mint: Spring’s Must Have Hue

Pistachio, Seafoam, Mint – it doesn’t matter what you call it, IT’S HOT! With spring rapidly approaching,

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You may have acne, but do you know which TYPE?

You may have acne, but do you know which TYPE?

Whether you suffer from troublesome blackheads or embarrassing pimples, we all know the uncomfortable feeling acne can cause.

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Gleam by Melanie Mills

Gleam by Melanie Mills

If you’re looking for that perfect velvet, bronzed glow then look no further.  McLean Dermatology and Skincare Center is happy to announce we now carry Gleam Body Radiance created by…

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Under Eye Concealer vs. Blemish Concealer

Under Eye Concealer vs. Blemish Concealer

Conceal (kuh n – seel): to hide or remove from observation; cover from sight; keep secret.

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Mythbusters Edition: Q & A with Dr. Lily

Mythbusters Edition: Q & A with Dr. Lily

Q: Do goosebumps cause hair growth? A: No, goosebumps occur when the muscles around the hair follicle contracts causing the base of the follicle to push up and sit higher…

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Cut the C.R.A.P. for 2013

Cut the C.R.A.P. for 2013

If you are looking to create a healthier version of you in 2013, C-caffeine, R-refined sugar,

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Steps to Insure a Smooth Shave

Steps to Insure a Smooth Shave

Shaving can be rough on your skin particularly in the winter months. Shaving bumps can best be avoided with the following technique: Before you shave,

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The Dangers of Search Engine Diagnosis

The Dangers of Search Engine Diagnosis

On the first onset of a cold, many of us turn to various Internet search engines for symptoms of the current bug that has decided to creep up on us.

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Men Get Wrinkles Too!

Men Get Wrinkles Too!

More and more men are turning to Botox to erase early signs of aging. Often thought to be a cosmetic procedure for women,

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McLean Dermatology and Skincare Center

McLean Dermatology and Skincare Center

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Eyebrow Transplants – What Women are Turning to for Fuller Brows

Eyebrow Transplants – What Women are Turning to for Fuller Brows

Over the years people have noticed that the persistent plucking and weekly waxing have led to thinner eyebrows.  

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Dr. Lily Warns: Counterfeit Botox

Dr. Lily Warns: Counterfeit Botox

Federal regulators have warned more than 350 medical practices that Botox they may have received from a Canadian supplier is unapproved and could be counterfeit or unsafe.

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Culture-Conscious Lip Enhancement

Culture-Conscious Lip Enhancement

Lip enhancement is a commonly performed aesthetic procedure in the United States. However, in the literature,

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End of the Year Product Clean Out!

End of the Year Product Clean Out!

Out with the old, in with the new! We all have those products that we love and cling onto for years because it’s that perfect shade of red,

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Arms and Legs Looking Drab this Season?

Arms and Legs Looking Drab this Season?

The tanning bed is NOT the answer to getting that summer glow in the harsh winter months. 

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Why Protecting your Eyes is Important in the Winter

Why Protecting your Eyes is Important in the Winter

When most patients hear the word sunburn they automatically think of red shoulders or burnt noses.  

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Wrinkle Reducing Pillowcases, They Do Exist!

Wrinkle Reducing Pillowcases, They Do Exist!

The very sheets you sleep in every night could be contributing to those unwelcomed facial lines. 

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Top Acne Fighting Foods You Should Eat this Thanksgiving

Top Acne Fighting Foods You Should Eat this Thanksgiving

Ever hear the saying “You are what you eat?”  Many foods can contribute to acne flare-ups. 

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Myth vs. Reality

Myth vs. Reality

1. Myth: Plucking one gray hair will lead to more growing in its place. Reality: Your scalp is made up of follicles and only one strand of hair grows from…

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FAQ: You asked, I answered…

FAQ: You asked, I answered…

Q: How can I keep my hair looking great on rainy days? A: Develop a frizz-proof plan.

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Are You a Lancome Lover?

Are You a Lancome Lover?

Lancome Paris Introduces a Revolutionary Eyeshadow to the Market: Color Design Infinite 24H Lancome’s new line of eyeshadow has taken the market by storm.  

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Tips to Keeping a Healthy Glow during the Harsh Winter Months

Tips to Keeping a Healthy Glow during the Harsh Winter Months

Anyone can get dry skin, but with these tips everyone can avoid it. We see it begin in the fall and by winter our skin is dull,

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The Trick to Getting a Plumper Lip

The Trick to Getting a Plumper Lip

Full, luscious lips – everyone wants them, but not all are willing to go under the needle to get them.

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Get Rid of Grey Hair with the Touch of a Marker

Get Rid of Grey Hair with the Touch of a Marker

In need of a quick touch up for those embarrassing grey roots? Recently, several products have hit the market to do just that.

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