Puffy Eyes and Preparation H

“Does Preparation H really reduce bags under your eyes?” a patient asked me last week. This old-school home remedy ranks up there with classics like Vicks VapoRub┬« for toenail fungus (more on that one later).

But does Preparation H work? Is it safe?

Your lower eyelid is a prominent part of your face. Puffiness, redness, brown discoloration, and wrinkles Continue reading “Puffy Eyes and Preparation H”

How to Save Money on Facial Moisturizers: Stop Washing Your Face

What is the ultimate in natural skin care products? Moisturizers from your own skin. Treat yourself everyday to an exclusive facial moisturizer, better than anything you’ll find at Neiman Marcus. Let your skin produce its own natural oils and don’t wash them away. Continue reading “How to Save Money on Facial Moisturizers: Stop Washing Your Face”

What’s a Good Eye Cream?

Patients ALWAYS ask me about eye creams. The short answer: if you have lots of wrinkles, then most creams won’t make any difference. The best nonsurgical treatment for wrinkles around the eyes is Botox┬« — it is remarkably effective in treating crow’s feet and can help open your eyes giving you that wide-eyed, 20-something model look (if you go for that sort of thing). Continue reading “What’s a Good Eye Cream?”