Skin in the Gym

What good is working out if it means you’re going to be breaking out? Here’s what to know and here’s what to do if your complexion spins out of control. Are you plagued by Post-Pilates pimples? Après -Zumba zits?  Festering hot yoga face?  If so, you’re not alone.  For those who are prone to it, […]

When Your Face Goes to Pot

With more and more states legalizing the use of recreational marijuana, more and more of our SKINxFIVE clients ask what this might mean for the state of their skin. There’s no question that drug abuse (and that goes for alcohol too) wreaks havoc in skin in all sorts of nasty ways.  But what about the […]

Face on a Plane

While hopping on an airplane to far-flung places long may stimulate the mind and illuminate the soul, it can suck the life out of your skin in no time. Our own resident travel expert, renowned dermatologist and SKINxFIVE founder Ava Shamban, M.D. travels so much – presenting at conferences and doing research around the world […]