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By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun | October 17, 2012
First-time parents may not always know how to care for their newborn's skin or recognize common conditions. Most problems resolve themselves, and the basic rule of thumb for washing and choosing products is to go with what's simple, says Dr. Kate B. Puttgen, assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine departments of dermatology and pediatrics and assistant director of the division of pediatric dermatology and cutaneous laser center. What are the basics that new parents need to know about washing newborns and caring for their skin?
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By Donna M. Owens, For The Baltimore Sun | June 8, 2014
Summertime is skin time. And whether you plan to bare a little or a lot this season, it simply won't do to hit the beach and barbecues with parched, ashy, reddened or rough skin. And those aren't the only problems caused by winter's chill. Dr. Robert Weiss, a board-certified dermatologist and director of the Maryland Laser, Skin and Vein Institute in Hunt Valley, explains that post-winter skin can have less baseline pigment, making it more sensitive to summer's rays. "We've had so little sun exposure," he said.
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By L'Oreal Thompson | December 14, 2011
After 10 years in business, the staff of Medical Skin Therapeutics knows how to adapt and keep current in the ever-evolving medical spa market. “We try to reach people of all ages and skin types,” says Paulina Collins, a registered nurse and licensed esthetician who founded the spa with its director, Dr. Warren Ross. “This is an ever-changing business for one thing, and we're always trying to keep up with current trends. Right now, a really big service is laser hair removal.” The Ellicott City medi-spa, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in November, offers services like Botox, facials, permanent makeup and more.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | April 18, 2014
It all started in the kitchen. That's where Jamyla Bennu first mixed up batches of hair and skin products to give to friends and relatives more than 13 years ago. Since then, Bennu has refined her creations of organic shea butter and aloe vera juice, coconut oil and honey. She and her husband, writer and filmmaker Pierre Bennu, have slowly built their company, Oyin Handmade, from the ground up, building connections on social media and wooing a loyal customer base through online sales.
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By Jennifer K. Dansicker | April 18, 2012
Their friendship is what makes Bella Amici Salon so unique, say owners Melinda Bokeno, 47, Trista Grimm, 37, and Kristen Carmello, 34. “The atmosphere in the salon is like a family, and our customers feel like they have known us forever. It is relaxed, yet very professional,” says Bokeno. “And we have found a good balance between befriending our clients and giving them high-quality service.” The three women have worked in other salons together throughout their careers, but opened Bella Amici in Bel Air in 2004.
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By Catherine Mallette, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2013
We know spring is right around the corner, but our skin is still taking a beating from the dry heat indoors and the brisk winds and temperatures that linger. To help skin return to a hydrated, moisturized, glowing state, consider one of these treatments from local spas. Or try them all. Your skin will thank you. A discreet indulgence : Triple Rose Hydrating Body Treatment Red Door Spa, Cross Keys The Village of Cross Keys; 42 Village Square, Baltimore 410-323-3636; reddoorspas.com Details: 50 minutes, $125 This two-part treatment, which uses the spa's Renew skin care line, is aimed at getting your skin super silky and soft by using the power of rose oil. The products have a faint rose scent, and this is considered an aromatherapy treatment, too. And how sweet it is. The process starts with a relaxing exfoliation.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | April 27, 2011
Hallie P. Washington, a barber who cut hair and shaved beards for more than 50 years in an East Baltimore shop that was a neighborhood gathering place, died of an infection April 16 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 93 and lived above her business. Born Hallie Pickens in Greenville, S.C., she moved to Baltimore as a teen. Family members said she developed a strong work ethic as a child being raised on a farm. She planted seeds and brought water to her father and other workers as they plowed the fields.
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March 5, 2003
Patricia Marie Saxton, a skin care specialist and founder of Stars Esthetics Spa, died of breast cancer Friday at her Catonsville home. She was 53. Born Patricia Marie Barrise and raised in Waldwick, N.J., she later moved to Baltimore, where she attended the Maryland Institute College of Art. While working as a fashion buyer for Lord & Taylor in New York in the late 1960s, she met her future husband, Stewart Stars Saxton. The couple were married in an open-air wedding ceremony in Wyman Park in 1970.
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By Knight-Ridder News Service | January 30, 1991
Simple skin care for teens: Preventive skin care for teen-age boys and girls needs to include no more than a daily routine of mild cleansing, moisturizing and sun protection plus regular shampooing for oily hair, says Dr. Ellen Gendler, a dermatologist."
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By Valli Herman and Valli Herman,Los Angeles Daily News | May 22, 1991
Doctors were the first to warn that sitting in the sun does more harm than good. Now the beauty industry is following up with new products to protect skin and keep you looking more like a grape than a raisin.While most heed the usual advice wear sunscreen, a hat and glasses to protect the face avoiding the damaging effects of the sun can be difficult.Here are additional suggestions from doctors, vision experts and the Prescriptives and Clinique skin-care companies for keeping your youthful glow.
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By Catherine Mallette, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2013
We know spring is right around the corner, but our skin is still taking a beating from the dry heat indoors and the brisk winds and temperatures that linger. To help skin return to a hydrated, moisturized, glowing state, consider one of these treatments from local spas. Or try them all. Your skin will thank you. A discreet indulgence : Triple Rose Hydrating Body Treatment Red Door Spa, Cross Keys The Village of Cross Keys; 42 Village Square, Baltimore 410-323-3636; reddoorspas.com Details: 50 minutes, $125 This two-part treatment, which uses the spa's Renew skin care line, is aimed at getting your skin super silky and soft by using the power of rose oil. The products have a faint rose scent, and this is considered an aromatherapy treatment, too. And how sweet it is. The process starts with a relaxing exfoliation.
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By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun | October 17, 2012
First-time parents may not always know how to care for their newborn's skin or recognize common conditions. Most problems resolve themselves, and the basic rule of thumb for washing and choosing products is to go with what's simple, says Dr. Kate B. Puttgen, assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine departments of dermatology and pediatrics and assistant director of the division of pediatric dermatology and cutaneous laser center. What are the basics that new parents need to know about washing newborns and caring for their skin?
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By Jennifer K. Dansicker | April 18, 2012
Their friendship is what makes Bella Amici Salon so unique, say owners Melinda Bokeno, 47, Trista Grimm, 37, and Kristen Carmello, 34. “The atmosphere in the salon is like a family, and our customers feel like they have known us forever. It is relaxed, yet very professional,” says Bokeno. “And we have found a good balance between befriending our clients and giving them high-quality service.” The three women have worked in other salons together throughout their careers, but opened Bella Amici in Bel Air in 2004.
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By L'Oreal Thompson | December 14, 2011
After 10 years in business, the staff of Medical Skin Therapeutics knows how to adapt and keep current in the ever-evolving medical spa market. “We try to reach people of all ages and skin types,” says Paulina Collins, a registered nurse and licensed esthetician who founded the spa with its director, Dr. Warren Ross. “This is an ever-changing business for one thing, and we're always trying to keep up with current trends. Right now, a really big service is laser hair removal.” The Ellicott City medi-spa, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in November, offers services like Botox, facials, permanent makeup and more.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | April 27, 2011
Hallie P. Washington, a barber who cut hair and shaved beards for more than 50 years in an East Baltimore shop that was a neighborhood gathering place, died of an infection April 16 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 93 and lived above her business. Born Hallie Pickens in Greenville, S.C., she moved to Baltimore as a teen. Family members said she developed a strong work ethic as a child being raised on a farm. She planted seeds and brought water to her father and other workers as they plowed the fields.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | August 8, 2010
Dorothy Rohmer, who worked in cosmetic sales for half a century and was a retired Hochschild Kohn department store manager, died of heart failure Aug. 4 at Manor Care Dulaney. She was 104 and had lived in North Baltimore. Born Dorothy Kenney in Philadelphia and raised in the Pittsburgh area, she was a 1923 Schenley High School graduate. She moved to Baltimore when her father became the manager of the old Royal shoe store. She lived for many years on Clifton Park Terrace. As a young woman, she began demonstrating and selling cosmetics, a field she would remain active in for the next 50 years.
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By Paula Begoun and Paula Begoun,Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service | February 17, 1994
What should women over 40 be doing differently than women under 40 when it comes to their makeup and skin care regimes? Women's magazines run list after list of beauty tricks for the "mature" woman. Women over 40 worry that they should be doing something different and think they need new products and techniques, but that is just not the truth.Makeup application and skin care totally depend on the woman -- what kind of makeup look she wants to achieve and what kind of skin problems she's having.
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