Allure’s Beauty Breakthroughs

allure 2013 octoberDoris Day
A clinical associate professor of dermatology at New York University Langone Medical Center and the author of Forget the Facelift (Avery/Penguin USA)
Most impressive product? “Eau Thermale Avene Mattifying Fluid. Unlike other mattifyers, this one actually minimizes the amount of oil the skin generates by acting on an oil-producing enzyme.”
What’s your fantasy product? “A dietary supplement that would make your skin age beautifully. It would moisturize and firm skin as well as protect it from the sun. Hey, I can dream!”

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Shape Magazine – LED Devices

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Calling all gadget girls! Home light-emitting diode devices emit low, painless levels of energy to treat wrinkles and dark spots from the comfort of your couch. Just don’t expect miracles, says Doris Day, M.D., a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at New York University Medical Center in NYC. “You won’t look like you’ve had a face-lift, but they can improve signs of aging over time,” she says. They really shine, she adds, when they’re used in conjunction with in-office treatments. Try Tanda Luxe Skin Rejuvenation Photofacial Device ($195; Sephora.com), which uses red light to impart radiance and firm and smooth skin.

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