Baltimore’s Best in the House

The results are in and our very own, in-house Chief Medical Corrispondant, Dr. Steven J. Rottman, has been recognized this year as one of Baltimore Magazine’s Top Doc’s in not 1, but 3 surgical categories. Recipiants of these annual awards are selected through a peer nomination process, where doctors only are invited to vote for other Read More

Skincando Combat Ready: Summer Skin Survial at it’s Finest

Sara Damelio’s Skincando Combat Ready Line has been a life saver in protecting and soothing my families skin this summer. I’ve written previously about the amazing high quality skincare brand, Skincando, created by local organic esthetician and entrepreneur, Sara Damelio.   Damelio’s Combat Ready line is a turbo charged version of her Miracle product line of Read More

Mommy Makeover Candidate?

Dear Dr. Rottman, Ever since having kids I haven’t felt comfortable in my own skin. I workout as much as possible and eat pretty well, yet I still can’t seem to get back my post baby body. I have heard playground whispers about women having Mommy Makeover procedures and am curious as to what this Read More

I had an Eyelash Lift and Here’s What Happened

Eyelashes have long been equated with beauty and femininity. Like draperies to the windows of your soul they highlight your eyes and allow you to cast shadowy glances in any direction you choose. Setting the perfect curl to your eyelashes can be challenging even for a skilled beauty maven. Applying the right amount of pressure Read More

Skincando Obsession

Literally the most amazing skincare ever. Made of all natural, cold-pressed, fresh, organic ingredients, this eco-friendly, local company is everything your millennial heart desires. Skincando’s Miracle Cream and Eye Balm are must-haves in your skincare arsenal. I first discovered Skincando while waiting for “an important business meeting” (aka boutique fitness class) to begin. Stopping to Read More

Best Spring DIY Spa Treatments Ever!

Follow these simple Spring DIY Spa treatments and you’ll be having your #cakebytheocean in no time, and eating it too. Ahh Spring time…. we love the warm weather but often dread exposing our bloated, sun-starved extremities and mid-sections when the weather dictates. Winter’s freezing temperatures and darken skies hide a multitude of sins, seemingly encouraging Read More

Is Chinese Medicine the Answer for Chronic Pain Managment ?

Eastern medicine has gained increasing respect in recent years as people have sought out less conventional approaches for managing their chronic pain. Having exhausted all Western solutions my Mom decides to explore some alternative treatments more common in Eastern cultures. What follows is her first hand account of her first step into the mysterious world Read More

Pretty Little Liars; Anti- Aging Secrets, Revealed.

Your mother was right when she warned you about making those faces. As we age, our expressions become increasingly etched into our faces. Fine lines become deep set wrinkles over time, visible even when we are expressionless. Working in a Plastic Surgery office gives me a front row seat to all the latest and greatest in Read More

Raising the Beauty Barre: How to Get Fit, Fashionable and Fabulous

Unless you have been living under a yoga mat, you know that Barre is currently one of the trendiest workouts across the country and boasts a following of only the prettiest woman around. You won’t find an ugly face or a bad body in class. I suppose this speaks to the type of person who is Read More

Never Miss Another Workout!

Don’t give up on New Year’s workout resolutions just because you can’t make it to the gym. These two #HITT workouts can be done anywhere and require nothing but a timer. No excuses! 45-30-15 workout *grab a timer – 3 rounds of 8 drills with break in between each drill. Round 1- complete drill 1 Read More

The Sexiest, Most Efficent Coolest Workout-

Having heard that LA based Pop Physique was “the sexiest most efficient coolest workout,” I decide to see for myself and visit the Baltimore location Friday. After a 60 minute class taught by Oksana, I must admit that I do concur. The moment the you walk through the doors at Pop Physique you know you’re somewhere special. Read More

The workout you have to try try right now!

9rounds Kickboxing rocks! What a fun and fast way to get your heart rate pumping and your pent up aggression out at the same time! It’s 30 minutes and 9 stations, where your kick and punch your way through a seemingly easy but truely grueling 9, 3 minute rounds. 30 seconds break in between each round Read More

How to: DIY Spa

  One of my favorite things to do on Sunday is, what I like to call, my DIY Spa. The treatments vary depending on the season, hence today’s is fine tuned for fall. After a lovely morning of yoga I come home to my DIY spa. First is the hair, to keep my highlights looking their Read More