GIVEAWAY & Review: Dermatologist, Debra Jaliman’s New Book “Skin Rules” – Best Drugstore And Prescription Skincare Products

GIVEAWAY & Review: Dermatologist, Debra Jaliman’s New Book “Skin Rules” – Best Drugstore And Prescription Skincare Products

GIVEAWAY & Review: Dermatologist, Debra Jaliman's New Book "Skin Rules" - Best Drugstore And Prescription Skincare Products

Debra Jaliman is a world-renowned New York dermatologist and spokesperson for the American Academy of Dermatology, whose high-profile clients rely on her to keep their skin healthy and looking flawless. Internationally recognized for her research and work in clinical and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Jaliman is always at the forefront of the latest skincare news, clinical updates, and emerging trends. In SKIN RULES (St. Martin’s Press; On-sale March 13, 2012), she distills the best and most important advice she regularly gives to actors, models and newscasters into seventy-seven simple rules that will help anyone navigate the beauty aisles in stores, and ask the right questions when they visit their own dermatologist.

Filled with useful advice on how to attain your best skin ever, SKIN RULES lays out clear, easy-to-understand information on  what products are worth spending money on (moisturizers, sunscreens and anti-aging products), and which ones you don’t need to pay a lot for (cleansers).

“I wanted to separate the fact from the fiction in skin care,” Jaliman says, “and make sure that people knew about the many alternatives available.”

GIVEAWAY & Review: Dermatologist, Debra Jaliman's New Book "Skin Rules" - Best Drugstore And Prescription Skincare Products

Our motto and mission here at is that we are “For the beauty obsessed who demand the facts not fiction”, so, we sat down with Dr. Jaliman to ask her some skin care related questions: which products to buy, which are the most effective and much more! Read below to find out:

Q: What are the best skin care products from inexpensive drug store lines?

Dr. Jaliman: CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser has ceramides and hyaluronic acid so it prevents the skin from drying out. Neutrogena Extra Gentle Cleanser has glycerin which is also moisturizing — both products are inexpensive — as I don’t believe you should spend a lot on cleansers. Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 30 has soy protein to brighten skin and it’s noncomedogenic.

Q: What are the best prescription moisturizers for very dry skin?

Dr. Jaliman: The prescription moisturizers recreate the barrier of normal skin and help prevent water loss. Mimyx, for example, is fragrance-free and preservative-free, so it is good for very sensitive skin. It has fatty acids that are missing in very dry skin, as well as glycerin and olive oil.

Q: What are the best over-the-counter alternatives for very dry skin?

Dr. Jaliman: Vaseline Intensive Rescue Repairing Moisture Hypoallergenic Lotion is fragrance-free and contains glycerin and petrolatum. It is very moisturizing and mild. It is very inexpensive at $4.49 for 10 ounces.

Practical, concise and extremely accessible, SKIN RULES offers invaluable information for everyone: male and female, young and old, rich and budget conscious.

DEBRA JALIMAN, M.D. has practiced dermatology in New York City for over twenty-five years, and also teaches dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where she is an attending physician. Her own best advertisement for her advice, Jaliman has appeared on a variety of local and national television shows, including Good Morning America and Nightline, to discuss her work. She lives in New York City.

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GIVEAWAY: will also be giving away a copy of SKIN RULES to a lucky reader! All you have to do is leave a comment below telling us WHAT is your biggest skincare concern AND by inviting your friends to give us a LIKE on Facebook by clicking ….>HERE!  Good luck!

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  • mary clay
    Posted at 03:15h, 23 March

    my biggest concern is the major oiliness of my face! and, it’s given me the biggest pores and uneven skin tone.

  • cammy
    Posted at 11:48h, 23 March

    My concern is I have Melasma and I have been able to keep it under control with eMatrix treatments and a round of Obagji HQ and of course with SPF both chemical and physical. Now that my round of Obagi is nearly over what can I use in between using Obagji and eMatrix? I know that I can really only use HQ 4 months at a time and then a break. So what other products can I use? I live in Arizona and when I moved here it was the extreme heat that brought out the Melasma to the surface. I have always used SPF and keep out of the sun. What is your advice?

  • sandy
    Posted at 01:18h, 04 April

    i’m very acne-prone and have sensitive skin so controlling my skin conditions is important for me.

  • Nicole B.
    Posted at 15:55h, 04 April

    My sensitive skin is my biggest concern & I know I would learn a lot from the book!

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