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Episode 85: 4 Must-Have Therapeutic Ingredients for Your Skin

Our skin is in a constant state of renewal. There is never a time when our skin is not sloughing off dead skin cells and regenerating new ones. But this process slows down as we age, creating a domino effect for the decline we see in our skin’s appearance. Wrinkles, sagging skin, age spots - all of these things happen for more than one reason. The better we understand these reasons, the better we can prevent the appearance of aging in the long-run. We know the products that claim to reverse...


Episode 84: 3 Ways to Keep Your Hair Healthy this Summer (Plus MORE Hair Care Tips!) With Special Guest Oscar Blandi

You can’t talk about celebrity hair without talking about Oscar Blandi. Hailing from Italy, Oscar Blandi’s eponymous, iconic New York salon was opened shortly after he moved to America about 20 years ago. Since then, he’s obtained an A-list clientele, featuring the likes of Jessica Alba, Jimmy Fallon, and Naomi Watts. His work has been featured in countless fashion magazines, including Vogue, Elle, Esquire, and many more! Oscar Blandi stands out from most other hairstylists for one reason....


Episode 83: Microneedling: the Newest Anti-Aging Solution With Special Guest Marisel Salazar

Microneedling probably sounds terrifying. Even though the results are so fantastic that most of us would sit through the pain, anyway - microneedling is actually pretty painless. Marisel Salazar joins Just Ask David once again to give us all the details on the newest skin care craze. This time, it’s all about microneedling. Marisel is a New York City based lifestyle writer and photographer. She contributes to various publications like PureWow, Martha Stewart Living, Tasting Table, and NYC...


Episode 82: Just Ask David: Can I Make My Pores Smaller?

Just Ask David: Can I Make My Pores Smaller? Large pores are a confidence killer. If you feel too embarrassed to get up close and personal with people because of your large pores, this segment is for you. What Pores Actually Do Pores are necessary. “Let’s face it - pores contain hair follicles. It’s also an outlet for perspiration and sebum. So it’s part of the natural function of the skin… When we get overheated, it’s a way for the body to perspire so we can balance out our body temperature...


Episode 81: Probiotics: Follow Your Gut with Special Guest Marisel Salazar

Kombucha bars, probiotic skin care, fermented foods from the other side of the world being commonplace in every grocery store across America overnight. (And why is everyone talking about prebiotics all of a sudden?) It seems that probiotics and gut bacteria are becoming more and more important in any conversation we have about health these days. Marisel Salazar makes a reappearance on Just Ask David to give us the facts behind the probiotic craze. Is it just a fad? Or is it a shift in how we...


Episode 80: Skin Care Recipes You Can Do at Home with Special Guest Lily Diamond

How do you feel about D.I.Y. skin care? Is it a hobby of yours, or do you think skin care is better left to the professionals? Lily Diamond, author of Kale and Caramel: Recipes for the Body, Heart, and Table, is here on Just Ask David to prove to you that you’re more capable of making quality skin care than you think. Kale and Caramel has been hailed as one of the best vegetarian cookbooks of the year by the Guardian, and one of the best cookbooks period in Spring 2017. Skin Care: Everything...


Episode 79: No More Rashes! How to Heal Sensitive Skin With Special Guest Antonia Balfour

Acne, psoriasis, rosacea - no matter the type, no one likes for their skin to break out. Antonia Balfour L.Ac. joins Just Ask David to divulge a few of her secrets to healing sensitive skin using alternative methods. Antonia is an acupuncturist, herbalist, and the founder of Yin Yang Dermatology. She specializes in holistic skin care and integrates Chinese herbal medicine into her practice. With Chinese medicine, you take the whole picture into account - it’s a holistic approach. Beauty is...


Episode 78: Seeing Red: Everything You Need to Know About Rosacea With Special Guest Candice Sabatini

April was Rosacea Awareness Month. And if you missed out, you’re in luck - our favorite natural redhead is back to talk rosacea! Cofounder of the very first online beauty magazine, Candice Sabatini of Beauty News NYC, is back on Just Ask David to break down the types of rosacea and what you can do to reduce the appearance of flare-ups -- no makeup needed! What Causes Rosacea? Rosy cheeks are cute, but not so much when your entire face is beet red. If your rosiness is of the beet variety,...


Episode 76: 3 Reasons You NEED Your Beauty Sleep With Special Guest Lindsay Champion

It’s time to break up with your snooze button. You know it’s not a healthy relationship. You KNOW that you actually don’t feel more rested after hitting snooze a few times. When it comes to falling asleep and staying asleep, Lindsay Champion, wellness director of women’s lifestyle publication PureWow, has got you covered. As a matter of fact, she says that a little extra beauty sleep can actually make you more beautiful. Beauty Sleep is NOT a Myth! It may seem a little dramatic when people...


Episode 75: Is a Plant-Based Diet Right for You? With Special Guest Theresa Sam Houghton

These days, people are more cognizant of the importance of their diet on their overall health than ever before. It shows with the variety of diets that are springing in popularity. Even well-known and established diets like veganism and vegetarianism are getting a positive boost in recognition. For everyone, the ultimate goal with any of these diets are to be healthy. Nutritionist Sam Houghton of GreenGut Wellness joins Just Ask David to talk to us about another diet that can help you lose...


Episode 74: Athleisure is Sticking Around for 2018 With Special Guest Kimmie Smith

Unlike most fashion trends, athleisure hasn’t gotten any less popular as time passes. In fact, it’s still super common to see people wearing athleisure clothing everywhere you go. From to the gym, to college campuses -- even the mall. Celebrity Fashion Stylist and Co-founder/Creative & Style Director of Athleisure Mag Kimmie Smith joins this segment to explain the hype behind this lasting fashion trend. Kimmie is also the Fashion Editor of DJ Mag and the designer of her own romper line,...


Episode 73: Ditch the Gym Membership and Exercise Outdoors With Special Guest Teresa Bergen

It’s easy to feel a little jealous of kids playing together outside. It brings us back to a time before adult responsibilities. You can’t make your obligations go away, but special guest Teresa Bergen says that outdoor activities can work wonders on your physical and mental well-being. According to her, it doesn’t matter how old or able you are. Everyone can benefit from a little fresh air and exercise. “A lot of studies are saying being outside helps with getting better sleep, better...


Episode 72: How to Eat Healthy and Stay Full With Special Guest Amy Gorin

When it comes to weight loss, maybe giving up the cheesecake wouldn’t be so bad if your new low-carb diet didn’t leave you feeling like you’re starving 80% of the time. Good news - you don’t have to be. Nutritionist Amy Gorin, MS, RDN, has a few things to share with Just Ask David about eating healthy. She’s a former magazine editor who’s written for publications like Health, Prevention, Parents, and Weight Watchers Magazine. She also creates healthy recipes on her blog Amy’s Eat List,...


Episode 71: Is Laser Hair Removal Worth It? With Special Guest Ani Palen

For some of us, shaving is a nightmare. Nicks and ingrown hairs become a fact of life. We’re forever chasing that leg stubble or five o’clock shadow. Laser hair removal is an alternative approach that has been around for a long time. But make no mistake - laser hair removal is a lot different than it was 10, even 5 years ago. Beauty editor Ani Palen joins another segment of Just Ask David to give us the inside scoop on laser hair removal - the good and the bad. How Does Laser Hair Removal...


Episode 68: 3 Health Benefits of Good Posture With Special Guest Ruben Castaneda

We all have childhood memories of our parents telling us to sit up straight. Back then, it just felt like an excuse for them to tell us what to do. What did sitting up straight have to do with anything? Turns out, mom was exactly right. “We should sit up straight,” says special guest and U.S. News Staff Writer, Ruben Castaneda. “It does have an impact on our health and how we feel about ourselves” Ruben brings his health and wellness expertise to Just Ask David to share with us three...


Episode 67: For the Guys: Raid Your Partner’s Beauty Cabinet for These 3 Items With Special Guest Barret Wertz

Men are getting swept up in the skin care craze. And who can blame them? Who doesn’t want clear, healthy skin? But as the beauty industry is adjusting to more of a male consumer presence, a lot of men are left wondering where to start. What skin type do you have? How many products do you need? How long do you have to wait to see if a product works? According to men’s grooming expert and Just Ask David favorite Barret Wertz, all you need to do is look inside your girlfriend or bestie’s...


Episode 66: Turn a Spa Day Into a Wellness Adventure With Special Guest Ava Roxanne Stritt

Wellness is an important part of our overall health -- much more than we realize. We all need a breather from our stressful day-to-day lives. Ava Roxanne Stritt, the most influential person in the world for spa & wellness travel, joins Just Ask David to convince us that wellness adventures (especially wellness travel) are not a luxury, but essential to a healthy body and mind. What Can we learn from the europeans about wellness Did you know that taking a spa day is considered a necessity...