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The Makeup Crutch

I love makeup as much as the next girl – the new bold matte lipsticks, cat eyes, and long lush lashes. But I don’t feel like I need a full face of makeup to be seen by the world. I

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Teen Acne Myths, Do’s and Don’ts

Dr. D joined WXJT to discuss teen acne, busting the biggest myths and providing her list of do’s and don’ts.

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How to Talk to Your Teenage Daughter About Acne

Teenage girls are known for their mood swings that can feel like an emotional rollercoaster for them and their parents. In the midst of this pubescent nightmare, your young daughter has moderate to severe acne which could be dragging her

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Nutritional Supplements — Are They Necessary?

Some of us faithfully suck down our vitamin supplements every morning, while others do not believe supplementation is necessary. These people state that they do not feel a difference or improvement in their health when they do take their supplements.

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That Time I Became a Car Racing Enthusiast

My husband is a car enthusiast. He has been this way since the day I met him 25 years ago. He drove a Plymouth Sundance Turbo with a modified exhaust which made the car sound like a hot rod.  

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That Smell!

Breakfast on the griddle, jasmine in the garden, your lover’s favorite perfume – No doubt each of these conjure a particularly pleasing emotion. After all, our sense of smell, more than any of the other senses, is psychologically linked with

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5 Most Common Allergy Triggers

Statistics show that some 20 percent of people develop allergies of some sort. Allergic reactions develop when the immune system overreacts to an otherwise harmless antigen, resulting in a range of symptoms from sneezing to hives to life-threatening anaphylaxis. While

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The Obesity Epidemic

We are in a worldwide crisis, but it is a crisis that we choose to overlook.  No one wants to accept the responsibility because it is an ugly word.  Obesity is a word that brings about feelings of shame, diminished

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Confessions in a Medical Spa

The number of clients I see in my medical spa increases rapidly from September to December.  Everyone wants to look great for their holiday parties and look amazing when they spend time with family members, ex- husbands and ex-wives.  

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Don’t Commit These 5 Social Media Faux Pas

Everyone has their own approach to social media.  Some people become friends with everyone they meet, and others, like me, are more careful with whom they invite into their social media circle. That being said, every so often, in the

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