Category Archives: Sun Protection

Top 5 Reasons Your SPF Fails!

We know that if you’re reading this, there is a really good chance that you would never dream of stepping out sansmodel sunscreen, but did you know that you may secretly be upping your fry-factor just by putting on your perfume?

Sometimes even the best sun defense gets foiled because of other everyday actions that you’re already doing. This might explain why you ended up coming home well-done, despite your best efforts to stay covered .

Read on for the top 5 reasons your SPF fails so that you won’t end up sizzled!

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Winter Skin Care Guide from MAS!

IPL by Plastic Surgeon NYC Dr Nicholas Vendemia of MAS Manhattan Aesthetic SurgeryWith winter officially here, its time to change up your skin care routine to protect your skin from the cold, windy, and dry weather. Not only does this wintery weather lead to dull and dry skin, and can aggravate chronic skin conditions like rosacea and eczema. So, what can you do to survive the winter?

Keep Reading to find out my top Winter Skin Care Tips to keep you looking hot, as the temperatures continue to drop!!

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How to Treat Hyperpigmentation: Sun Spots, Age Spots, and Melasma!

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Summer is in full-swing! All those BBQ’s, picnics, and beach days mean lots of overexposure to the sun’s harmful rays, which can lead to a major summer-bummer: sun damage.

After years of soaking up the sun, it is not uncommon develop dark “sun spots” on your face, chest, shoulders, etc. Those pesky spots are caused by hyperpigmentation, and can be quite difficult to get rid of.

What is hyperpigmentation and how can you treat it?  Keep reading to find out more!

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The 5 Essential Components of Any Skincare Regimen

It’s never too early or too late to start a good skincare regimen. Check out this amazing article by New York City Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Nicholas Vendemia, on the 5 most important items to start using today so that they will make a difference tomorrow!

The 5 Essential Components of Any Skincare Regimen Former Friends star, and top cat on the new series Cougar Town, Courtney Cox is looking incredible lately! So incredible that she’s on the August cover of InStyle Magazine. At 46 years young, Courtney has nearly perfect skin with almost no visible lines or wrinkles. She obviously has a great skin care regime with the 5 Essential Components. Keep reading to find … Read More

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Try a Sunless Tanner for a Holiday Glow!


Are the short, chilly winter days leaving you looking like Frosty the Snowman’s twin?

It’s hard to hold on to that healthy summer glow when you haven’t seen sun for a while. With the holiday party season revving up, there’s nothing worse than seeing just how pale and pasty you’re looking in your LBD every time someone posts new pics on FaceBook!

What can you do to keep your skin looking great through the holidays and beyond? Tanning beds will brown your skin and warm you up, but they’ll also damage your skin and age you. While there are great treatments (like Botox and Dysport) to address those little lines on your face when they begin to appear, there’s no reason to speed up the skin aging process unnecessarily.

These days, doctors agree that the best, safest way to avoid looking pasty, at any time of the year, is to use a sunless tanner.

Read on to learn about how sunless tanners work and why they’re your best bet to bring back some summer sun in the snow!

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Our Top 10 Tips For Sensational Skin!

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Put your best face forward!

We are obsessed with keeping our skin smooth, sexy, and safe. With all of the skin care advice floating around out there it’s hard to keep track of the next best thing. Our best advice? Keep it simple, sweetie!

Here are FFL’s top 10 tips for sensational skin!

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No More Hair Horrors! The Top 10 Do’s and Dont’s For Healthy Hair

by Alicia Guevara
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Are your highlights looking more like scorched by a fire and less like kissed by the sun?

Every day we hear constant reminders about how to take care of our skin, but we must also educate ourselves on how to take care of our hair. With so many products on the market, it’s hard to decipher what works and what is just another marketing ploy.

These days it’s easy to find chemical hair products available at the local grocery and hot tools in every other infomercial. With all these promises of a fast track to beautiful hair, it isn’t that hard to get confused and end up destroying your once luscious locks. Due to this mis-information, there are thousands of “hair horrors” walking into professional salons everywhere!

That being said, I give you my Top 10 Do’s & Don’ts for Healthy Hair!

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