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Dr. Dina Strachan speaking at Audubon Ballroom 2011

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–revolutionary skin. 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..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 »



Skin care products: is it a cosmetic or a drug?

Skin care products: did you know that the difference between what makes a cream you apply a cosmetic and what makes it a medicine is a legal matter?  It’s not straight forward, but here is some insight. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA- the government body that regulates these things) defines a cosmetic as something..Read More »


Best foods for healthy skin

Introduction Have you ever heard the popular phrase “You are what you eat?” Whether you like it or not your diet will reflect itself on your skin. Eat healthy food, and you will look healthy. Eat junk food, you won’t be looking good. That is why it is important to know the right foods to..Read More »




“Why am I getting gray hair and acne!?!”

Acne vulgaris is arguably the most common disease seen by dermatologists in the United States.  Contrary to popular belief, it is not just a disease of teens.  Many, however find themselves asking “why am I getting gray hair and acne!?!” Yes, the majority of teens experience acne at sometime but acne affects a number of..Read More »