The Surprising Truth About Thread Lifts | @beautybydrkay | Kay Durairaj, MD, FACS

The Surprising Truth About Thread Lifts

Although thread lifts have been around for quite some time now, there has been a recent spike in this procedure’s popularity. On the surface, thread lifts may seem like a better option than traditional surgical facelifts, but upon closer inspection, it isn’t always the case. Many people turn to thread lifts in an effort to turn back the clock without breaking…

Angie Mikaelian Giveaway | @beautybydrkay | Kay Durairaj, MD, FACS

Sexy Summer Giveaway with Angie Mikaelian

I’ve teamed up with makeup artist extraordinaire, Angie Mikaelian for a very special Summer giveaway! We’re so happy to offer you some amazing summer essentials. Here’s your chance to win over $250 worth of makeup from celebrity makeup artist Angie, a Nespresso Vertuo Plus machine, and a $250 gift card to use at @beautybydrkay office…

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Jeuveau: The #Newtox In Town

Those that are familiar with injectable fillers and toxins may have seen a coral pink color popping up recently. Have you seen the hashtag #NEWTOX on social media or recognize the name Evolus? The newest toxin to create a buzz amongst injectors and patients goes by the name Jeuveau. This new and innovative toxin is…

Accutane, Acne, and the Aftermath

We’ve all had the occasional breakout on our face, but when you’re in high school, a pimple feels like the end of the world! At 16 or 17 years old, you would try anything to get rid of acne: at-home treatments, drugstore creams, or even toothpaste. For many adolescents, the only viable option can be…

Bridal Beauty Plan | @beautybydrkay | Kay Durairaj, MD, FACS

The Bridal Beauty Plan

Bouquets, flowers, long white trains, tears of joy, honeymooning, long buffet lines, and midnight dancing all point to one thing — wedding season! If you’re an impending bride, you know the headaches of vying for venues, scheduling caterers, dress sizing, bridesmaid coordination, and so much more. We feel for you, which is why we’ve planned…

What Is Keratosis Pilaris?

If you’ve noticed pigmented, painless, tiny bumps on your upper arms, thighs, and even cheeks, you might have keratosis pilaris. Keratosis pilaris is a very common skin condition caused by over-production of keratin by the skin and build up of dead skin cells, resulting in blockage of hair follicles. The first signs of keratosis pilaris…

Why Everyone Loves Oat Milk

Over the last several year, non-dairy milk alternatives like almond, coconut, and soy have gained popularity amongst consumers. Plant-based milk is popular with vegans, those with lactose intolerance, and individuals looking to limit their consumption of animal products. You may have noticed that your favorite coffee shop or cafe has started offering a wider array…

The Secret Behind Iron Deficiency

Red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs and deliver it throughout the body. Iron in blood cells is incorporated into proteins, directly binding to oxygen. Iron is an essential mineral in our diets that is required for proper red blood cell function and other processes related to the cell cycle. Hair loss and fatigue…