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These Procedures May Make a Future Facelift More Difficult

The Best Beauty Products That Launched in February

How Beauty And Wellness Brands Are Preparing For The Possibility TikTok Could Be Banned In The US

A Board-Certified Doctor Reveals The Worst Skincare Mistakes That Are 'Sabotaging' Your Face—Plus What To Do Instead For A Glowing Anti-Aging Routine

What to do when your skin care routine stops working, according to dermatologists

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Everyone’s Dissolving Their Filler—But It’s Not as Simple as It Sounds

In case you haven’t noticed, the tides seem to be turning—trends in aesthetics are pivoting toward a more natural look.

The Best Procedures for Combatting ‘Ozempic Face’ and ‘Ozempic Body’

Plastic surgeons weigh in on their go-to surgical and non-surgical treatments for lifting, firming, and filling.

Plastic Surgeons in San Diego

Looking for the best plastic surgeons in San Diego? Browse our plastic and cosmetic surgeon listings to find offices near you...

6 peores alimentos y bebidas para la piel

Te d seis alimentos que puede quitarle vida a tu piel y que posiblemente ignorabas. Incluida la carne roja y las bebidas azucaradas

3 Surprising Ingredients Dermatologists Swear By To Make Age Spots And Hyperpigmentation Disappear

Your skin goes through so many changes throughout the years, exposed to a number of factors such as UV rays, varying temperatures, and...

Dermatologist-Approved Skincare That Will (Actually) Give You Long-Term Results

While there may not be an industry standard for how the term “clean beauty” is defined, that doesn't mean that the concept is irrelevant or...

The Quality Makers: Dr. Amir Karam of KaramMD Skincare

Welcome to The Quality Makers, an interview series highlighting pioneers in the direct-to-consumer space. Join us as we get an inside look at the world of digital shopping through the eyes of the individuals shaping it…

Why Should You Always Wear Sunscreen After Using Retinol

If you have suffered from acne or have skin issues related to aging, you may have been advised to use a product containing retinol. Retinol works by amping up the production of skin cells and collagen, which...

How the Pandemic Came for Your Skin

A lot has changed since 2020—and I’m not just talking about the global pandemic, the rocky economy, how we interact with one another, or the zillion other ways COVID-19 has permanently impacted our daily lives. I’m talking about the changes within the beauty industry—specifically...

13 Best LED Face Masks for Fighting Acne and Wrinkles

Bid adieu to pesky breakouts, fine lines, and inflammation.

13 Best LED Face Masks for Fighting Acne and Wrinkles

Bid adieu to pesky breakouts, fine lines, and inflammation.

Lower and Vertical Facelifts. Part 1.

When is it time for a real facelift? No more fillers. No more botox. Straight to surgery. Is 45 too young? 50? 55? 60?

In Case You Missed Part 1: Lower and Vertical Facelifts

I published part 2 of my facelift series last week as my inaugural post on my new substack feed. If you are looking for my old Charlotte’s Book...

What Is ‘Ozempic Face?’ Doctors Explain Why It Happens And How To Fix It

All about the facial changes caused by Ozempic or Wegovy—and why you shouldn't worry.

"Cleanical" Skincare Is The Future of Clean Beauty

Green ingredients meet scientific innovation.

The best niacinamide skin care products

Niacinamide is a buzzy skin care ingredient, but for good reason. Not only is it hydrating, but it can also improve overall tone and texture.

The best skin care products with niacinamide

We talked to experts about the best serums, toners and creams with niacinamide that help maintain and improve your skin’s barrier.

Medical-Grade Skin Care Recommended by Top Plastic Surgeons

Results-driven and science-backed.

20 Best Subscription Boxes for Men That Every Guy in Your Life Will Enjoy

From coffee beans and murder mysteries to cologne and beer deliveries, these subscription boxes for men are sure to satisfy every interest

Here’s Why This Plastic Surgeon-Created Skincare Brand Is Replacing All of My Other Creams

I’m becoming a curmudgeon of skincare; it’s difficult to sell me on new stuff–I’ve seen it all, kid. Naturally, I’m usually pretty hesitant about trying new skincare products, so when I discovered a plastic-surgeon...

What To Know Before You Get PRF Fillers

As we age, our skin loses volume as a result of the degradation of proteins such as collagen and elastin. Our tear troughs get hollow, and our face looks saggy and tired.

This Procedure is The Sure-Fire Way to Get Your Brows Back — Especially if You Plucked Them to Death

Most of us have had our fair share of tweaking our eyebrows to fit a trend. Whether you like your eyebrows full and bushy or thin and barely there, all the work we do to try...

Should I Stop Getting Gel Manicures? Experts Unpack The Radiation Risks

'What this [new] study has shown is that there are changes that kill the cell, which is probably not the biggest deal (if a skin cell dies, it dies; but the more concerning issue is the [cancer-causing] mutation that it creates.' -Dr. Amir Karam

Are Gel Manicures Dangerous? New study on the risks of UV lamps

Ultimately, as mentioned, the study found that cell death and DNA mutations occurred. However, it is important to note that while this study was conducted in vitro...

Should You Stop Getting Gel Manicures? Experts Unpack The Radiation Risks

In case you missed it, a study published earlier this year found thatradiation from UV nail lampscan damage DNA and cause irreversible mutations (a precursor to skin cancer) in human cells...

10 Cosmetic Procedures and Techniques That Can Make People’s Faces Look Weird, According to Doctors

The old adage about aesthetic treatments and plastic surgery is true: you see only the bad work. And whether we’re scrolling through Instagram or walking down the street, we’ve all seen plenty of it.

Buccal Fat Removal Before and After Photos: 4 Things to Look For

There’s probably not a soul among us who wouldn’t like to have the bone structure of a supermodel, but the majority of us have to fake it with makeup, facial implants, injectables, or even overexaggerated...

How To Get Glowing Skin By New Years Eve With KaramMD (Exclusive) – Hollywood Life

The winter months could be extremely tough in your pores and skin, from dry patches to wind burn, to total dullness. It’s vital to improve your skincare routine by the colder season, so that you preserve a wholesome glow, whereas taking good care of your pores and skin!

Are You Over-Applying Skin Care Products? Here's How To Tell If You're Using Too Much.

If you’re overdoing it with your skin care products, you might want to dial things back a notch or two, for the sake of both your budget and...

These Are 27 of the Worst Foods for Your Skin, According to Experts

Skin is the body’s largest organ, yet we often don’t consider how diet can impact its health. The reality is, if a food isn’t good for your body...

Beauty Products to Make You and Your Loved Ones Beautiful for the Holidays

What are your favorite beauty products and why? Here are some great beauty products to help you and your loved ones look beautiful for the holidays, including the latest lipstick shades...

Dr. Amir Karam’s 3 Easy Steps To Combat Dryness & Achieve Glowing Skin By New Years Eve (Exclusive)

If you're looking to revive your dry, dull winter skin, then Dr. Amir Karam has the simple steps to take to get your face feeling refreshed and glowing by New Years!

16 Best Natural Sunscreens, According to Dermatologists

The Best At-Home Chemical Peels for Skin Treatment on a Budget Loved by Experts

Peel your way to perfection with these expert-loved picks for at-home chemical peels.

Meet the Expert-Loved At-Home Chemical Peels That Fade Dark Spots and Minimize Pores

As a beauty editor dealing with hyperpigmentation, one of the best-kept industry treatments my peers and I rely on is getting a professional chemical peel...

Meet the Expert-Loved At-Home Chemical Peels That Fade Dark Spots and Minimize Pores

As a beauty editor dealing with hyperpigmentation, one of the best-kept industry treatments my peers and I rely on is getting a professional chemical peel...

L.A. Beauty and Wellness Experts Share Their Favorite Spa and Aesthetic Treatments

Including buccal facial massages, hyperpigmentation-slaying lasers, body contouring machines and oh so many variations on lymphatic drainage.

She's a 10 Times 5 - S4 EP79 - The Playbook on Facial Plastics, Featuring Dr. Amir Karam, Renowned Facial Plastics Surgeon

Most of us search for methods to sustain our youthful appearance, and often find ourselves chasing any and every product and procedure on the market to do so...

San Diego Faces of Healthcare 2022

The city is home to a wealth of medical experts at the forefront of their fields who pride themselves on providing superior care

The 8 Very Best Moisturizers With SPF

After interviewing dermatologists for over 15 years, I can confirm that they are as skilled as politicians at staying on message...

Understanding Facial Aging With Dr. Amir Karam

How does the face age and why are treatments like filler not the long-term solution? According to double board-certified plastic surgeon Amir Karam, aging isn’t just loss of volume, which fillers are often utilized for...

How I Found Self-Love Through Plastic Surgery Analysis Videos

YouTubers are finally exposing Hollywood’s plastic surgery industry

10 Brands That Are Man Friendly, Backed By Science and Better Than Brad’s Idea (I Promise).

Brad Pitt is not doing anything that sparks my medical or scientific interest ( at least from the news I’ve read about his new skincare line, Le Domaine-open to discussing the science if anyone from the Brand is reading)...

The Face Washes You Should Avoid If You Have Combo Skin—and What to Use Instead

If you have combination skin, you know caring for it is often a balancing act between oiliness and dryness. "Combination skin is dry in some areas and oily in others," explains board-certified dermatologist...

The Best Beauty Launches of August

With such an enormous range of beauty and skincare products (celeb-backed or otherwise) released each month, how can you discern whether the latest moisturizer, mascara, or lipstick...

4 Things to Look for in Neck Lift Before and After Photos

There are few physical features that are as elegant as a swanlike neck—and in the case of one that’s sagging or undefined, the solution (beyond a scarf) is a neck lift...

Why Lip Filler Migration Occurs — and Whether You Can Prevent It

Experienced injectors weigh in on the prevalence of migrating lip filler and what you should do if you're dealing with the issue.

Threads, Kybella, and ‘Liquid Facelifts’: A Few Things This Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Won’t Do

How does the face age and why are treatments like filler not the long-term solution? According to double board-certified plastic surgeon Amir Karam...

August 2022 Beauty Product Launch Roundup

Catering to summer weather is what many August 2022 beauty product launches were designed to do and prepping for a return to polished looks.

16 Best Natural Sunscreens, According to Dermatologists

We asked skin-care experts to share their favorite natural sunscreens—here's what they had to say.

Mini Facelift vs. Full Facelift: What’s the Difference?

Facelifts are back—in a big way. According to are port compiled by The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of facelifts performed increased a whopping 54% between 2020 and 2021.

19 Under-the-Radar Skin-Care Brands Developed by Leading Derms, Chemists, and Plastic Surgeons

From fledgling to more established, niche to mainstream, these are the skin-care brands you likely haven’t encountered through the usual PR channels or Insta ads—though, of course, now that you’ve read this...

'This is why I'm 40 looking 25': Tips for youthful skin plus one product to use 'forever'

LOOKING younger does not have to cost the earth. A plastic surgeon shared how to turn back signs of ageing without going under the knife.

Facial plastic surgeon Amir Karam named a 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Amir M. Karam, MD, has been recognized as a 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctor — the 15th consecutive year he has received the Top Doctor honor.

6 Foods Proven To Slow The Aging Process Over 40, According To Health Experts

The food you eat within your daily diet has the ability to impact so much more than just your body and weight. Just as healthy foods can help to provide vitamins and minerals which will improve digestion...

Four great products to pamper dads this Father’s Day

If you want to impress dad this Father’s Day, why not give him everything he needs to feel pampered? From skincare to shampoo and more, these times will take care of all dad’s manscaping needs...

Yes, You Can Get an Eyebrow Transplant — Here's What the Procedure Entails

Chrissy Teigen always keeps it real when it comes to plastic surgery. Last November, Teigen shared on social media that she'd undergone eyebrow transplant surgery...

Yes, You Can Get an Eyebrow Transplant — Here's What the Procedure Entails

Find out more about the procedure Chrissy Teigen called a "blessing and a curse" in a recent Instagram post.

Three ways to get rid of turkey neck

Here are the possibilities, limitations and misconceptions you should know before booking a neck anything

The Surgery vs. 'Less Invasive' Procedures Debate with Dr. Amir Karam, MD

In this episode, I'm talking to Dr. Amir Karam, a highly sought-after facial plastic surgeon, about looking as good as you feel in terms of aging. He sheds light on the stigma of plastic surgery...

How Instagram May Be Affecting the Price of Your Cosmetic Procedure

Generally speaking, inflation is a natural aspect of economics. As labor, real estate, and other operating costs increase, so do the prices of pretty much everything, from a carton of eggs to a bottle of sunscreen and...

Part 1 - Botox and Fillers with Dr. Amir Karam

You hear so much these days about Botox and fillers. Some good and some bad, but where does the truth lie?  What is Botox indicated for?

If You Hate Wearing Sunscreen, These 11 Powder Formulas Will 100% Convert You

Some people might slack off when it comes to their SPF routine because they find that some sunscreens can feel greasy or oily...

How Familiar Are You With These Forehead Treatment Options?

Whether you think it’s too big, too small, or too wrinkled, there are an array of surgical and non-surgical solutions to address one of our most prominent facial features...

12 Luxe Body Lotions That Also Protect Your Skin From the Sun

Once the weather starts getting warmer and we start wearing less clothing, we should all be slathering any exposed skin with sunscreen before leaving the house—full stop.

The Best Sunscreens For Everyday

There are a few non-negotiables when it comes to choosing a daily sunscreen. It should have an SPF of at least 30and offer broad-spectrum sun protection, but to find the absolute best sunscreens for everyday use...

Unveiling the Best Skin Care Products for Melanin-Rich Skin

Picking out a product that’s specially formulated for your skin type is one thing, but making sure it also addresses the specific concerns of your skin tone is another...

PRF Injections: The Benefits, Aftercare, And Results

At this point, we're no strangers to cosmetic injectables. In fact, it seems like every day, a new treatment pops onto the market...

Dysport vs. Botox: Picking the Right One for Your Needs

Who hasn’t wished they could freeze time—or at least make it look that way when it comes to their face? There’s a reason those wanting to hit pause on aging have turned to neuromodulators...

The Trifecta System with Karam MD

Founder of KaramMD, Dr. Amir Karam, spent much of his childhood within hospitals and learned at a young age how incredibly important role...

Facial Plastic Surgeon Launches New Skincare Line

Dr. Amir Karam, a facial plastic surgeon, launched The Karam Trifecta, a three-step skincare system. It is for all skin types and features 14 scientifically proven actives...

This Filler Risk May Be Rare, But It Can Lead To Skin Necrosis And Blindness

When an injectable filler hits an artery or blocks one, the results are dangerous. So, how common is this and how do you avoid it? The experts weigh in...

Dr. Amir Karam, Board Certified Surgeon, Podcast Summary

This week Ekta talks to Dr. Amir Karam, A double board-certified surgeon by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology...

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Amir Karam Introduces The Karam Trifecta

Social media star and one of the top facial plastic surgeons in the country, Dr. Amir Karam, double board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery...