Valerie Monroe

How Cool Is Your Face?

Plus, tricky skincare labeling, deciphered.

June 4, 2023

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Red Light District

And other dermatologic routes to potentially happy endings.

May 21, 2023

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Easy, Effective—and Inexpensive

I’m talking about my daily skincare routine.

May 14, 2023

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Take a Knee

And might I interest you in some hair gum?

May 7, 2023

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Spotty Coverage

Plus, getting to “no” in the eye cream debate.

April 30, 2023

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Are Facials Ever Worth the $$$?

Plus, two simple truths about skincare.

April 23, 2023

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World Wrinkles Day

Plus, are you cruising for a bruising?

April 16, 2023

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Bless Our Mess

Plus, telangiectasia and poikiloderma . . . the Greek desserts of skincare?

April 9, 2023

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Acid Trips

Plus, inspiring toilet talk.

April 2, 2023

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Polish Change

Plus, the judging stops here.

March 26, 2023

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New Acquaintances, Old Friends

Plus, a special kind of love hotel.

March 19, 2023

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Hitting the Ground Running

One of aging’s most painful truths.

March 12, 2023

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The Lasht Word on Lash Serums

Plus, HNTFUYF continues its world tour.

March 5, 2023

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Indecent Exposure

Plus, liking your face more than you think.

February 26, 2023

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Label Magic

. . . and a few resources for where to get care for melanin-rich skin.

February 12, 2023

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Both Sides Now

Plus, the zombie’s guide to looking more alert.

February 5, 2023

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It’s a Wash

. . . or is it? Plus, I tell you a riddle.

January 29, 2023

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The Truth About Collagen

‘Ask Val’ answers your most urgent questions.

January 22, 2023

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