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Karyn Grossman, MD
Want to make her Mother's Day really special this year? Try these gift-worthy beauty essentials ideas from Pantea Tamjidi, MD, a dermatologist and owner of Tamjidi Skin Institute in Chevy Chase, Md.
Nourishing Body Scrub
The Body Shop Mango Body Scrub: Some body scrubs can dry out skin, but this one contains organic sugar and salt to gently exfoliate, plus mango seed and organic soy oil to hydrate. ($16)
Perfect Hair Brush
Denman Natural Boar Bristle and Nylon Brush: The brush’s boar bristles help distribute oil from the scalp down the hair shaft, and the nylon pins help your hair dry faster so the dryer does less damage. ($25)
Nontoxic Nail Polish
Zoya Nail Polish: Get colorful nails the healthy way with polish that doesn’t contain harmful chemicals like formaldehyde or toluene. ($7)
Two-in-One Foot Smoother
Tweezerman Sole Mates Dual-Sided Foot File: This tool is the next best thing to a professional pedicure, with a steel microfile on one side to remove dead skin and a soft file on the other side to buff heels and soles smooth. ($20)
Gentle Facial ScrubClinique 7-Day Scrub Cream Rinse-Off Formula: This scrub helps minimize fine lines by removing dead surface skin cells and clears the way for moisturizer to do its job. ($18.50)
Super-Duper Skin Serum
Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum: This serum boasts amino-peptides, proteins that act as antioxidants to help build collagen, hydrate and plump the skin, and reduce signs of sun damage. ($24.99)
Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 30: This moisturizer is full of soy, a triple threat that plumps the skin, smooths fine lines, and reduces the appearance of brown spots. ($13.99)
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SOURCE:Pantea Tamjidi, MD, dermatologist, Tamjidi Skin Institute, Chevy Chase, Md.
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