Synopses & Reviews
What if a leading dermatologist just happened to be your best friend and you could ask her anything? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;DR. ELLEN MARMUR, a world-renowned New York City dermatologist, answers all your questions with this comprehensive, cutting-edge guide to healthy, beautiful skin. As a skin cancer surgeonand#8212;and a skin cancer survivor herselfand#8212;Dr. Marmur has treated thousands of patients confused about sun protection, cosmeceuticals, and antiaging procedures. She believes that you need just three basic essentials for gorgeous, healthy skin and offers refreshingly accessible solutions to issues like acne breakouts, dry skin, wrinkles, and more. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Youand#8217;ll get answers to important questions, such as: andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Whatand#8217;s the difference between sunblock and sunscreen, and which ingredients are the best? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Will drinking a lot of water make my skin look better? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; What is the best facial cleanser and moisturizer for my skin? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; What, besides plastic surgery, can help my sagging neck? andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How do I know if this freckle is skin cancer? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Which antiaging products truly work? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;and#8226; What should I ask my dermatologist if Iand#8217;m considering Botox, fillers, lasers, or other procedures? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Filled with Dr. Marmurand#8217;s passionate expertise, Simple Skin Beauty is the definitive, go-to handbook for protecting your skin at any age.
"Ellen is a rare combination of intelligence and beauty, so to have her wisdom captured in the pages of Simple Skin Beauty is akin to discovering a road map to beautiful, healthy skin. Whether looking up something serious, like melanoma, or just some tips on how to make your skin look its best, this is my new reference book and should be yours too." -- Emily Scott, J.Crew, Plum TV
"A woman's skin is a reflection on her overall well-being. And when it looks good, she feels good. Dr. Marmur equips readers with everything they need to keep their skin safe and beautiful." -- Frank Lipman, MD, author of Spent: End Exhaustion and Feel Great Again
"If you want great style, you need great skin. If you want great skin, you need this book." -- Stacy London, host of TLC's What Not to Wear
"This book is a public health service for women. It cuts through the advertising hype and gets right to the truth. It is a comprehensive summary of optimal skin care for women. It's written in simple, easy-to-follow language and in an entertaining style." -- Mark Lebwohl, MD, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center
"Protecting your skin is essential to your overall health. Here you will find everything you need to safeguard your skin." -- Valentin Fuster, MD, leader in preventative medicine and education and renowned cardiologist
The definitive skin care guide for women of all ages, written by a leading New York City dermatologist.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Dr. Ellen Marmurandlt;/bandgt;andnbsp;is the Chiefandnbsp;of Dermatologic and Cosmetic Surgery andandnbsp;Associate Professor at The Mount Sinai Medical Center New York. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;A board-certified dermatologist with advanced training in cosmetic laser surgery and skin cancer surgery, Dr. Marmur earned her degree in medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine with distinction in research on melanoma vaccines and the national Alpha Omega Alpha award for highest excellence in medicine. Dr. Marmur is an international speaker and author with numerous publications in academic journals, books and the popular press. She is also Skin Health Editor of Merck Manual's andlt;iandgt;Your Health Now andlt;/iandgt;magazine. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;She lives in New York with her husband and four children.