Category Archive: Plastic Surgery and Dermatology

5 Things to Look for in a Beauty Wingman

Last year I got an unexpected bonus and decided to inject it into my face.   Imagining what “me 2.0” could look like, I impulsively ran to the office of  Dr. Howard Sobel and… Continue reading

Bad Botox; What it Looks LIke, How to Fix It

Bad Botox happens, but there’s simply not enough information out there on what it looks like and what to do about it.    It’s even harder to speak the same language as your injector when… Continue reading

Why Botox Parties are “Fight Club” for Women

Have you ever made out with a cactus?  Neither have I, but I’m sure it feels just like getting a vial of Juvederm in your lip, and I dare any man to try… Continue reading

Shedding Daylight on the Vampire Facelift

Women love vampires.  They’re immortal, sexy and never have issues with hyper-pigmentation. So it’s no wonder the Vampire Facelift, with the promise of turning back the clock using your own natural juices coupled… Continue reading

10 Overlooked Things That Make You Look Old

  Last month I shot a commercial where we had to dramatize a woman aging 20 years.  To make this happen, my agency worked with a stylist who pointed out a whole host… Continue reading

Buzz The Fuzz: 7 Ways to Banish Facial Hair

Last year, I took advantage of a business trip to South Africa to go Great White shark cage diving off Dyer Island.   It was one of the most terrifyingly awesome things I have… Continue reading

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Botox

  I’ve been getting Botox injections regularly for the past 4 years.  To my surprise, there’s been a lot more trial and error in finding the right doctor, paying the right prices and… Continue reading

Nose Jobs Take a Nose Dive as the Face of Beauty Evolves

It was 1985.  I was a 16 and begrudgingly spending a week with my parents in the Catskills, the legendary Jewish resort area in upstate New York where I was force-fed a steady diet of Jackie Mason… Continue reading

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow. My Battle with Thinning Hair Part 1

My attachment to my long hair rivals Samson’s. Growing up in the 1970s my mother imprisoned me with a pixie cut.  Her beauty motto was “nothing is prettier than practical” and lived it by forbidding me to have long… Continue reading

Friday Field Notes: Lipstick, Vampires, Mike Tyson and Canned Curry

Hello Friday!  In case the week of June 16th is already a distant memory, here’s what happened on the beauty, anti-aging and fun front: In the land of beauty… Are you a victim… Continue reading

Holy Jowl! Are Smart Phones Making Our Faces Sag?

It happened to me again last weekend.  I whipped out my iPhone to take a picture of my son when I saw a dour, double chinned, jowly creature  staring back at me.  It… Continue reading