Frozen cucumbers and driving gloves? 7 ‘Korean mom skincare tips’ from skinfluencer star Dr. Zion Ko Lamm
Pregnant? Board-certified physician and skinfluencer Dr. Zion Ko Lamm says you need to rethink your skincare routine
Wrinkle wrap-up, part 1: The bottom line on preventing wrinkles? Do these 5 things every. Single. Day.
133 billion pounds of food are thrown out every year—here’s how to help tackle the stressful issue of food waste now
Unpopular opinion: So you think meditation sucks. Try these 5 clever alternatives instead
Like DIY sourdough, learning how to meditate skyrocketed in popularity during quarantine. And while it felt like all your in-the-know friends were raving about ohm-ing at home, you were dealing with a problematic truth: You really dislike meditation, and stillness and silence actually make your stress spike. “Many of my patients tell me that meditation […]
Here’s why you don’t necessarily want ‘youthful’ skin (hint: healthy skin—and all that comes with it—is the real jackpot)
Sure, it’s not unusual to covet a “youthful” complexion free of lines and wrinkles that looks plump and firm. But research suggests that chasing “younger-looking” skin can be short-sighted—and maybe even counterproductive in the long run. Health should be your real skincare goal, here’s why: Excessive exfoliation, professional peels, face-freezing fillers and other more intense […]
The #1 trait of an optimist? The ‘toxic positivity’ trend taking over social media? The Optimism Doctor answers all
“Good vibes only.” “It could be worse.” “You’re not manifesting enough.” Sound familiar? As the Optimism Doctor, I hear from a lot of distressed patients who have had these platitudes doled out to them time and time again—only to leave them feeling worse. That’s because these blanket “positive” statements are actually the opposite of optimism—they’re […]
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Carla Lalli Music
With March as National Nutrition Month, we partnered with James Beard Award-winning chef Carla Lalli Music as guest editor—especially because she has such a unique take on what “eating well” means. (Hint: She doesn’t think fat is bad for you.) She is the Brooklyn-based author of New York Times bestseller, “That Sounds So Good,” and the former food director at Bon Appétit, who now hosts “Carla’s Cooking Show” on YouTube.
October is Global Diversity Awareness Month, which is why we chose entrepreneur, author and body acceptance advocate Katie Sturino as guest editor. Using her fun, unapologetic voice and style on social media to raise awareness for size inclusivity and to empower women of all sizes, Katie’s viral content has attracted global attention with her work appearing in Elle, W, Marie Claire and more. As a first-time author (she recently released Body Talk,) Katie is all about getting people to feel more comfortable and confident in their own skin.
Dr. Zion Ko Lamm
Zion Ko Lamm, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine specialist and social media skinfluencer, who has been featured in Vogue, Allure and Shape. She entered social as an outlet to the stressors and uncertainties of working in outpatient COVID clinics. Dr. Ko Lamm started sharing videos on Instagram and TikTok about all things skincare—from debunking trends to honest product reviews. An immigrant from South Korea, she also features frequent cameos of her Korean mom, who is living proof that sunscreen, facial massages and a good skincare routine work.
Can hypnotherapy level up your life? Research shows that it absolutely can, from nailing an interview to stressing less every day
These next 10 minutes with hypnotherapist and coach Chloe Brotheridge may lead to some serious (yet quite literally subconscious) changes in your life. Yes, hypnotherapy—backed by validated research—is making waves in wellness, helping with everything from addressing imposter syndrome to improving general anxiety. No longer used to make people cluck like a chicken, this formerly […]
Want to work in the beauty industry? Here’s one product developer’s inspiring story about how learning to love her skin led to her dream job
It’s the kind of story you hear about in the movies: After struggling with acne for her entire life, Kristen Robinson discovered Murad Skincare, and it solved her acne concerns. She was so grateful that she knew she just had to work at the brand. Listen as Kristen explains how she stopped at nothing to […]
The future of healthcare is here: 11 minutes with a top telehealth authority on why you might not need to see a doctor IRL
Starting Monday, April 18, 2022, you can book a virtual dermatologist visit with 20% off your first appointment through Sesame x Murad—virtual dermatologist visits in the comfort of your home. Also, be sure to check out our story with two top telemedicine experts/MDs on how to make the most of your online visits. Doctor’s appointments […]