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Media week- Musings of a NYC Dermatologist

This is going to be a busy media week, so please pardon the brief blog post. Allow me to direct you, however, to our recent mention on the new beauty site TypeF: http://www.typef.com/article/skin-creams-african-american-females/



The vicious cycle of braids, hair weaves and hair loss – Musings of a NYC dermatologist

Hair weaves and braids, usually with extensions,  are popular hair styles especially among African American women.  Sometimes these styles are for fashion.  Other times they are to mask the problem of balding.  The real problem is that these styles can cause hair loss–permanent hair loss.  A study published in the April issue of the Archives of..Read More »





Revolutionary skin- Musings of a NYC dermatologist

What did Che Guevera and Dr. Betty Shabazz have in common? If you answered a respect for the importance of healthy, beautiful skin, then you are correct. In addition to their contributions to political history, Che Guevara, one of the architects of the Cuban revolution, and Dr. Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X and a major civil..Read More »


Dr. Strachan to speak for Women’s History Month at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center-Wednesday March 9th at 7 pm

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 7:00 PM: Seven Tips for healthy skin, hair and nails: Beauty Talk with Dr. Dina Strachan Do you want to know how to maintain a healthy, youthful appearance? Do you want to save money by only using products and getting treatments that work? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Dina Strachan will present practical..Read More »


We're moving September 1st, 2020!

New Location:

150 E 37th Street

Office Unit C

New York, New York 10016.