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The Truth About Crème De La Mer – Elle

If there ever was a beauty product that could be considered truly legendary, it would be Crème de la Mer—not only for its cult cachet as one of the priciest, and most coveted, moisturizers in the world, but also because of its oft-related origin story: Max Huber, a German-born aerospace physicist, suffered severe burns in […]

10 Ways to Look Better in the Morning – InStyle

You may not want to smother a zit with makeup, but hydrocortisone? “Go for it!” says Dr. Sherber. Before bed, slather on the anti-inflammatory cream, then seal it in with a waterproof bandage. “This intensifies the potency, so the next morning the pimple will be smaller and less red. It’s nearly as effective as getting […]

Do These New Beauty Products Really Work? – InStyle

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Pepto-Bismol Face Masks And Other DIY Beauty Hacks Explained – Elle

Manuka honey contains clinically proven antibacterial agents (among them an enzyme that releases hydrogen peroxide), and wound-care centers use medical-grade versions. Dermatologist Ellen Marmur, MD, recommends it as a targeted approach for perioral acne because it moisturizes and exfoliates instead of exacerbating flakiness; dermatologist Noëlle Sherber, MD, suggests it for stubborn, workout-related acne, the kind […]

Dermatologist Noëlle Sherber On Cosmetic Allergies – Elle

It’s the worst kind of surprise: Out of nowhere, your skin flares up with itchiness, redness, or bumps. The irritation sends you on a crazy detective hunt to track down what caused the allergy attack—was it your face wash, moisturizer, foundation, blush, or night cream? The trigger is tricky to determine, yet skin allergies to […]

After Burn

As you emerge from winter, skin is particularly susceptible to sunburn. Eve Conant reports on ways to control the damage. CLICK TO READ THE FULL STORY The idea that ‘once you’re burned the damage is done’ is wrong. You really can do damage control. Noëlle S. Sherber, M.D., F.A.A.D. Share f t p g *Shop […]

Is Your Skin Stressing You Out? – marie claire

For those whose skin reacts with greasiness and breakouts, the key is exfoliating to unclog pores that can harbor bacteria. “Instead of a gritty scrub exfoliant, which can cause further redness, use a product with lactic acid, which hydrates as it removes dead skin cells,” says Baltimore dermatologist Dr. Noëlle Sherber. “Then follow with an […]

Does Having a Darker Skin Tone Lower Your Cancer Risk? – Self

“Bob Marley died at age 36 from a melanoma that started under a toenail and spread to his brain,” says Maryland dermatologist, Dr. Noelle S. Sherber. “Lesions in these areas tend to grow horizontally and spread out on the skin’s surface, so early detection is key.” Non-melanoma skin cancers are also on the rise. The […]