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Like bringing up politics at your in-laws’ dinner table or wearing closed-toe shoes right after a pedicure, there are some things you just shouldn’t mix together. And that goes for skincare too. Certain ingredients do not play well together — one product could cancel out the other’s effectiveness, or worse, seriously irritate your skin. While a few popular power-players shouldn’t...

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There are plenty of good things that come with colder weather - cozy knits, warm wood fires, soul-healing soups, and the Holiday season.   Unfortunately, cold weather can also bring on some skin woes as well - the most persistent being flaky, chapped lips. Here’s why this unsightly problem rears its ugly head during winter and how you can keep...

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Nestled quaintly on Roxbury Drive is the narrow brick building where Dr. Stuart Kaplan has been helping thousands of patients achieve healthy, beautiful skin for over 30 years. A Beverly Hills icon, Dr. Kaplan’s expertise in medical and cosmetic dermatology has made him one of the leading dermatologists in the nation, and has earned him recognition as a Skincare Authority...

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Introducing our NEWEST ARRIVAL...the Flawless Face Everyday Essentials! Dr. Kaplan believes that true luxury is taking the best solution, and making it simple. It is this philosophy that led to the creation of KAPLAN MD’s best-selling skincare products that deliver healthy, radiant, beautiful skin. Flawless Face Everyday Essentials Collection is a concise, multi-active skincare routine that truly delivers anti-aging results....

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t happens to the best of us: You get to the end of a long day, and the last thing you want to do is go through your entire skincare routine before you crash. In lieu of your normal routine, you do a quick rinse of your face and head off to bed. Well, a case study from Australia recently...

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When summertime comes around, we welcome bikinis, poolside cocktails and seriously good vibes. But there are a few things the seasonal transition brings that aren't quite as fun, like MAJOR skin changes. Here are the biggies to anticipate: 1. YOU GET OILIER Nothing beats the feeling of the sunshine’s rays kissing your skin during the hotter months, but the warm...

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Our skin cells turn over rapidly at night to accelerate skin’s repair and regeneration and leave us with a healthy, bright complexion. Cell turnover is hindered when we do not properly cleanse our skin, and leave dirt, makeup and pollutants behind. Use a beauty oil (Hydrating Essence, $95) to gently break up makeup and sebum, then follow up with a...

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It’s been said that cell phones carry 10 times more bacteria than a public toilet seat. (Just let that sink in for a minute.) And whenever we put our phones up to our ears for a call, a lot of that bacteria ― along with sweat, oils and possibly makeup residue ― comes into contact with your skin, and could...

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At KAPLAN MD, we are thrilled to have been awarded the coveted Positive Luxury seal for the second consecutive year in recognition of our commitment to social and environmental sustainability. We use our position as a leading brand to inspire people, partners and customers to respect our planet, and champion products that contribute to healthier, happier communities while minimizing our...

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So you start using a new skincare product or regimen that promises to fix your skin issues, and suddenly your face looks worse than before you started. What’s really happening? The knee-jerk reaction is to immediatly ditch the product but that might not always be the best choice, largely due to a phenomenon known as "skin purging".   The reality...

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Spring is here, and warmer weather is approaching. It's the perfect time to edit your existing beauty collection and update your routine to accomodate the changes a new season brings. Here are seven things you can do now to prepare your beauty stash for spring! 1. Check expiration dates. It’s a good idea to remember to do this at least...

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Even the most thoughtfully assembled skin-care routine is rarely a year-round winner. Shifts in humidity, arctic blasts of air-conditioning, and brighter, longer days all play a role in how your skin holds up. With summer officially on the horizon, now’s the time to rethink your seasonal wardrobe from the neck up, with an eye toward maintaining—and protecting—that fair-weather glow. Start...

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2018 has arrived, and what better way to bring in the New Year than by breathing new life into your skincare routine? After the rush and stress of the holiday season, sometimes we reach the end of the year and find that our skin isn’t telling the story we want it to. Our skin is utterly profound, it’s the only...

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It's a hard fact of life, with cold weather comes actual colds. And with a cold, comes parched, irritated skin that looks just as bad as you feel. Here are our favorite tips on how to keep your complexion glowing when your body is busy braving the common cold.   HYDRATE This rule applies whether you're sick or not, but...

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The Perfect Pout Lip Kit Each kit comes contains our Perfect Pout Lipstick with a matching Lip Gloss and makeup pouch! ( $65 value- available for a limited time for only $30!) The Perfect Pout Lipstick is a luxuriously smooth, rich lip colour combined with extraordinary lip plumping technology that moisturizes, repairs, adds natural fullness while protecting with SPF 30....

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There are so many perks to living in a big city; bright lights, a diverse population, plenty of places to go. But one big drawback is the pollution. We know it’s not great for our health, but what’s less commonly known is how bad it is for your skin. Free radicals in the air can cause our skin to dry...

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KAPLAN MD Skincare introduces the NEW Perfect Pout Lipstick. Luxuriously smooth, rich lip colour combined with extraordinary lip plumping technology, Perfect Pout Lipstick moisturizes, repairs, adds natural fullness and protects with SPF 30 — All in One! ROXBURY // Clear with a subtle, pearl finish. Natural and effortless. A tribute to Dr. Kaplan's Beverly Hills Dermatology Clinic, which was the...

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Skin dryness during and after air travel is caused by a lack of humidity. Skin looks its best when the air humidity is around 40-70%. Unfortunately, the air humidity in most airplane cabins is 20%, and this absence of moisture in the air can leave skin exceptionally dry. As a natural reaction, your body will overproduce sebum to combat this...

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No matter how much you've perfect your at-home skincare routine, traveling (especially by air) can wreak havoc on your otherwise flawless complexion. Make sure to pack these travel must-haves in your carry-on for perfect skin on and off the plane. Facial Mist: Keep a Rosewater-infused facial mist in your bag for skin refreshment on-the-go. Clarifying Toner, $35 Multi-Purpose Color: Choose...

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Introducing Perfect Pout Lipstick in Roxbury.   Natural. Effortless.   This pearlescent balm is a tribute to Dr. Kaplan's Beverly Hills Dermatology Clinic, where KAPLAN MD's guiding philosophy of Quality, Simplicity and Integrity has it's origins. Shop ROXBURY here. #PickYourPerfectPout

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Introducing Perfect Pout Lipstick in Santa Monica.   Relaxed. Understated.     This soft, nude hue is inspired by the beachy, bohemian city that shares it's name.     Shop SANTA MONICA here. #PickYourPerfectPout

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Summer brings us outside to enjoy the warm weather, but it also brings out some uninvited guests. Ticks and mosquitoes commonly bite during the summer, but with proper protection, some bites can be avoided. Here are some helpful tips to prevent bug bites this summer.   A variety of insect repellents are available, but they only work if you use...

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Introducing Perfect Pout Lipstick in Beverly.   Chic. Effortless.     This universally-flattering shade is inspired by Beverly Boulevard, home to the epitome of casual-chic and perfect for all skin tones.   Shop BEVERLY here. #PickYourPerfectPout

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Introducing Perfect Pout Lipstick in Hollywood.   Classic. Glamorous.     The Hollywood girl is daring, elegant and never afraid to rock a fierce red lip. Shop Hollywood here #PickYourPerfectPout

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Introducing Perfect Pout Lipstick in Melrose. Trendy. Chic. The Melrose girl is a trendsetter with effortless style, perfectly suited for this bold mauve with plum undertones. Shop Melrose here #PickYourPerfectPout

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Introducing Perfect Pout Lipstick in Rodeo. Elegant. Sophisticated. The Rodeo girl is classy and elegant with impeccable taste and and this deep, seductive red with hints of burgundy suits her perfectly. Shop Rodeo #PickYourPerfectPout

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Find the Perfect Pout shade best suited for you by taking our #pickyourperfectpout Quiz! Answer the questions and tally your answers as you go.   1. What is your go-to hairstyle? A. Voluminous blow dry  B. Vintage waves C. Sleek ponytail  D. Effortless side part  E. Polished and straight F. Messy bun 2. How would you describe your personal style? A. Chic...

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Blame Dr. Pimple Popper's addictively gross videos or just our endless fascination with lumps and bumps — the fact is, we’re more into diagnosing and dissecting our blemishes than ever. The under-the-skin pimple (or a sebaceous cyst) is one type of bump getting a lot of buzz in all those cringe-worthy social media videos. But what exactly are those suckers?...

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Few natural ingredients have the ability to act as multi-functional skin fixers. Rosewater, however, has the ability to change your skin for the better in more ways than one. Here's how. Rosewater is created by distilling rose petals with steam. It’s anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, has antioxidants and is extremely hydrating, which is why it’s so effective and can be used to...

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Since summer is synonymous with sunscreen, sweat, and splashing around in salt water and chlorine, it can often also mean skin flare-ups — especially for those with eczema, the skin condition that causes patches of cracked, scaly skin. “Many people are well aware that eczema tends to flare in the winter, but it can flare even in the summertime,” Sejal...

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Unfortunately, not everything from our teen years stays in the past. Acne is a persistent skin issue that can continue to plague us well into adulthood due to hormone fluctuations, clogged pores, and dead skin build up. Luckily, you can keep your skin clear by using quality skincare products and following this simple clear skin guide. Take the Day Off...

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WASH YOUR FACE...TWICE!  Most dermatologists recommend washing your face twice a day. It might seem like a hassle, but removing excess oil and dirt will prevent breakouts and irritation, while also allowing skin cells to renew while you sleep. Gentle, foaming cleansers will keep skin’s pH balanced while effectively keeping skin clear and oil free.  BENZOYL PEROXIDE IS YOUR FRIEND...

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Roaming the sunscreen aisle can be a daunting task. There are so many products on the market with lengthy lists of ingredients and choosing the one that is best for you can be overwhelming. To add insult to injury, all sunscreen ingredients ARE NOT created equal, and some of the most common ones can actually be quite harmful. We drafted...

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Spring is the season where we want to reveal fresh and luminous skin. Unfortunately, it is also the season where we notice a dullness in our skin left over from the colder months. The best way to shed winter skin and reveal a brighter complexion is to exfoliate and balance. Here's how... Exfoliate In order to reveal clear, bright skin,...

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Soon, Spring officially starts and our skin couldn’t be happier. Cold air, rain, and snow drys out the complexion, leaving your skin dull. Now, is the time to wake up dehydrated skin with our Hydrating Essence. This glow-maker contains 8 essential oils and Vitamin E not only to hydrate but also to nourish your skin. There are countless ways how...

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The winter season can be tough on your skin. The cold air and super hot showers are drying out your skin, and although many may think that overcast days means no need for sunscreen, the sun's rays are still damaging your skin. We have rounded up 3 tips on how your skin can make it through winter without looking dry...

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Everyone has heard of them and (unfortunately) a lot of people are using them. We are talking about lip scrubs. We asked Dr. Kaplan for the inside scoop on scrubs and what they actually do for our skin’s health. Scrubs by nature are abrasive. We all know what happens when we pull dead skin off our lips when they are...

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1. Exfoliate Dry, flaky skin as well as remnants of makeup and SPF can build up over time, making skin appear dull. By exfoliatng 1-2x a week, you can slough off dead skin and impurities to reveal a brighter, more luminous complexion. Use a gentle exfoliant with natural abrasives or fruit enzymes to slough off dead skin and reveal a...

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