Jeanine-B-Downier.jpg Dr. Jeanine B. Downier a plastic surgeon Image Dermatology in Montclair, N.J, specializes in ethnic skin. Dr. Downier is a beauty expert who appears giving expert advice on national morning shows like the Today Show, Good Morning America, The View, Channel 9, Fox 5 and Good Day New York. She has many skin care suggestions to help ensure ensure youthful appearance. In fact her lifestyle can be a good guide to us.

Her preferred skin care products: Prevage MD anti-ageing treatment to reduce wrinkles and SkinMedica TNS Recovery Complex, MD Forte Skin Rejuvenation Lotion, Aveeno Ultra Calming, Avene Diacneal and Avene Retrinal HAF. She also likes Aveeno Skin Relief body wash, Johnson & Johnson baby oil and Cetaphil or Aveeno moisturizers

Her views on sunscreens: She says the people with darker skins have a misconception that they need not apply sunscreens as they have higher level of melanin protecting them against harmful UV radiation.

Stressing the importance of applying sunscreens she recommends the Sunscreens by MD Forte, Ocean Potion and Neutrogena's Age Shield Sunblock with Helioplex and Aveeno.

On hair loss: She recommends to ovoid perming hair, and blow drying as this weakens hair shafts. One has to also avoid using glues, wearing braids and tight twists.

For Skin tone she does: Wash her face with MD Forte's glycolic face wash in mornings. Downie does 70% glycolic peel once a month to keep the skin complexion even.