Sometimes it seems like I go through sunscreen so fast, my boyfriend MUST be guzzling it behind my back. I mean, where else can it disappear to so quickly? (If my hunches are correct, wonder what kind of chaser works best with a shot of tinted SPF-50?) Although I am a huge proponent of fun… Read more »

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What: Glow + Go Event, courtesy of About Face and Baked Sunless Tanning When: May 28th, 2014, 6:00pm to 9:00pm Where: About Face Skin Care, 1015 Chestnut Street, #1205, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 Who: Anyone who wants a little confidence boost before getting into a bathing-suit. Why: Baked and About Face wants everyone to feel good… Read more »

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It’s like someone got inside my body and wrote this, without my even knowing?!With our Glow + Go event right around the corner, this pale-pale-girl-gets-spray-tan story from ManRepeller seemed especially poignant. Enjoy! Tanning Queen Or at least…duchess of the spray variety By Mattie Kahn Two weeks ago, I experienced spiritual enlightenment. The revelation did not… Read more »

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Botox injections are THE most popular cosmetic treatment in the United States, and yet despite it?s prevalence ~ it continues to conjure anxiety and fear in newbies. Is Botox right for you? Well. That depends on your aesthetic, wallet, and tolerance for needles. Read on, and we shall explain all? ? 1.??? DOES BOTOX REALLY… Read more »

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Philadelphia Magazine has recently reported sightings of “coywolves” around the city. Thought to be a new species created from Coyotes mating with Wolves, part of me can’t help but wonder if these “sightings” were really just my husband skulking around shirtless after a vigorous workout… Don’t let this kind of confusion happen to you, or… Read more »

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For the First 20 15 Responders ONLY!   TAKE $300 OFF your treatment when you get 2x vials of Dermal-Filler and a Neurotoxin^ treatment (either Botox or Dysport)   This offer is going, going…. To Claim One of These Spots, Just Make a $100 Deposit (ASAP).   Your deposit will be applied to your treatment… Read more »

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You would be hard-pressed to find an office that loves pictures more than we do. (Ok. Maybe photographers. Or graphic artists. Or…) Well. Maybe we don’t love pictures the MOST, but we definitely LOVE them, a lot. The pleasure and satisfaction we get each time we capture a patient’s skin transformation is indescribable. For that… Read more »

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We get the phone-calls all the time. (Especially since the introduction of the new SkinMedica peels…) ?I had a peel a week ago? and my skin never peeled! Did the treatment work?? Although I suppose it is counter-intuitive when you?re dealing with a skin treatment called a ?peel?, the happy truth is that scientific advancements… Read more »

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Intricate, decorative nails have certainly been having a moment, with countless Tumblr pages, Instagram pics, and Pinterest “pins” dedicated to new and novel manicure ideas. As with any trend though — there is a definite life-span before people start jumping onto the next new cool thing.

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Our beloved fat-melting/skin-tightening/cellulite-reducing treatment was recently featured on the Doctors, and cutie-pie Dr. Travis Stork had no problem asking all the hard questions.

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Is the Word of 2013 a reflection of our growing self-obsession, or a path to improved self-esteem?Studies show it depends on the angle you?re shooting from…Nowadays, the photos you most often see of sports stars, celebs, and even the President of the Free World are as likely to be a product of their own index fingers as a lengthy portrait-and-Photoshop session.

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Why I have a love/hate relationship with the local review site Yelp*.Although it is the first place I personally go when in need of a restuarant suggestion or any range of services (from dog-grooming to car maintenance), from a business-owner’s perspective, Yelp irks me a little…

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