Newport Beach Dermatology Blog


Fake Botox? Is That Even A Thing? Yes, it absolutely is for reals and buyers beware. Just recently, federal authorities confiscated fake Botox from at a doctor’s office in Coral Springs, Florida. This ophthalmologist had previously been warned not to repeat this offense again and will be facing criminal charges. The Food and Drug Administration, Florida… Read More

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The Journey From Surgical to Nonsurgical Procedures It’s no secret that the advent of dermal fillers has changed the entire field of aesthetics, from surgery-based procedures to office-based procedures. But there seems to be much confusion and fear about the amount of filler it takes to reverse aging changes and get beautiful results. Five Syringes… Read More

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Welcome Jeuveau There are currently 4 FDA approved neurotoxins available in USA. First came Botox Cosmetic in 2002, then Dysport in 2009, then Xeomin in 2010. We haven’t had a new neurotoxin in almost a decade! Jeuveau became FDA approved this year and it is only neurotoxin entirely focused on the aesthetic market. The goal… Read More

Tupper ware, Candles and Crystals It used to be that women would get together for shopping parties featuring Tupper ware, candles, and crystals. Unfortunately, Botox treatments have now been added to the list of things women indulge in purchasing in their boozed-up state of cocktailing and peer pressure! As an aesthetic specialist, I cringe every… Read More

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The surface of the skin accumulates dead skin cells, oils and environmental impurities such as dirt every living day making it rough, flaky, dull, and uneven with large pores. How well we take care of the skin surface determines the health and the appearance of the skin. Exfoliation is the process of removing the dead… Read More

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Bless Grandma and Her Home Remedies Did you have a grandma who used common food items as skin remedies? I did, and I often reminisce about this wise woman of my childhood. I remember just having grandma around when I was sick was enough to make me feel better, before she concocted her magic remedies!… Read More

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Silent Communicator Facial expressions are a nonverbal communication. They convey social information between humans, as well as most other mammals. Humans can adopt a facial expression voluntarily or involuntarily, and the neural mechanisms responsible for controlling the expression differ in each case. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ No Faking Microexpressions ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Involuntary facial expressions or microexpressions are brief, involuntary… Read More

MonBon Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments

I created MonBon Clinical Skincare with high levels of active ingredients in elegant formulations to have superior absorption and real results. Beauty Graveyards Do you have a drawer full of barely used skin care products that over-promised and under-delivered? In the industry we call these drawers Beauty Graveyards! In the overcrowded skin care market, we… Read More

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A perfect profile picture starts with a well-defined jaw contour as seen on my darling client @natamals. Bone Development and Aging A well-defined jaw is the foundation of a balanced lower face. Our facial bones mature at different stages of our lives. The lower face development and jaw maturation occurs during the adolescent years. Most… Read More

Super Hydration Wanted Several years ago, while I was working on creating a super hydrating facial, I came across an FDA cleared Italian technology for transdermal delivery of products under the skin without injections! Using this technology, my lead aesthetician and I created our most hydrating facial called Kiss of Youth for immediate plumping and… Read More