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Episode 92: Produce Panic: How Safe Are Your Veggies? With Special Guest Mareya Ibrahim

How clean is your produce? We don’t think about it often, but maybe we should. Imagine the life cycles of fruits and vegetables: they’re sprayed with pesticides, covered in fertilizer. Is that what you want to be biting into? Meet Mareya Ibrahim. She’s the inventor of a clean eating product line. She’s an award winning entrepreneur, chef, author, patented inventor, and a food industry veteran with over 26 years in the industry. Mareya’s also concerned about how well we’re washing our...


Episode 91: Fight the Frizz! With Special Guest Dana Wood

Nothing encourages us to go outside and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air like the summertime. On the same note, nothing ruins your hairstyle faster than that sweltering summer humidity. But you don’t have to let the summer be a never-ending bad hair day. Beauty blogger Dana Wood of Florida Beauty Problems returns to Just Ask David to share tips on taming your coif this summer, even when the weather feels like a clothes dryer stopped in mid-cycle. Dana’s blog teaches readers how to deal...


Episode 90: EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Picking a Sunscreen With Special Guest Melissa Goldstein

Our perspectives on sunscreen has changed a lot in the last 20 years. We know now that sunscreen is an everyday product, not just for going to the beach. We know sun damage happens to everyone regardless of how light or dark your skin is. And we know that using sunscreen is any anti-aging routine’s secret weapon. So since we know how essential sunscreen is to our lives, it only makes sense that we want to make sure we’re picking the right brand. There’s a lot more to sun protection than...


Episode 89: Rebel Against Traditional Skincare with Special Guest Eric Fallon

The days of the skincare industry being a woman’s market are becoming a thing of the past. Skincare companies are following suit as men are starting to care more about their skin. Unisex skincare is popping up everywhere now to cater to a wider audience than before. Eric Fallon, co-creator of Rebels Refinery and one of the pioneers of the unisex skincare movement, joins Just Ask David to share his experiences and wisdom on his journey to his skincare calling, his product values, and the...


Episode 88: Sunkissed, Not Sundried: How to Protect Your Skin & Hair This Summer

The summertime is brutal on skin and hair. Between lounging under the sun and heading to the pool every day, we’re lucky to still have skin and hair at all! On this educational segment of Just Ask David, health expert Lisa Davis and beauty guru David Pollock dish out a few tips on how to protect and maintain your skin and hair even if you hit the beach every single day until the summer ends. Beat the Heat! Sunscreen, a hat with a visor, and sunglasses are your best friends during the sunny...


Episode 86: Stopping the Stink with Natural Deodorant with Special Guest Suzannah Raff

If you’ve been phasing out your toxic beauty and grooming products, you probably already know the struggle of finding a natural deodorant. Most natural deodorants seem to work… for a few hours. At the end of the day, you smell like you’ve never put on any deodorant at all. And God forbid you live somewhere humid - don’t even bother. Suzannah Raff, founder of the natural deodorant company Cleo&Coco, says that stinky pits don’t have to be a fact of life just because you want to live clean....


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...


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...


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...


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:...


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...