BLOG Archive (2017)
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Dr. Tess Mauricio, MD, FAAD is
a Board Certified Dermatologist
from Stanford University Medical
School. She graduated Summa
Cum Laude from UCSD and is a
past President of the San Diego
Society of Dermatological
Surgery. She is known
worldwide as “America’s
Would you let your dentist give you Botox?
March 10, 2015
This is an interesting question posed recently by The TODAY Show, and it’s not limited to dentists. Many other types of doctors have
tried to make some quick side cash doing what a Dermatologist does, but do they know as much as they should? The truth is there's
much more to diagnosing, treating, and consulting in cosmetic dermatology than being able to fire a laser and make an injection here or
You wouldn't go to your OB-GYN and expect them to be an expert in LASIK, nor would you expect your optometrist to perform a root
canal. Experts are experts for a reason and it’s worth it to seek one out, especially when it comes to your health and body. Rest
assured that if we recommend a treatment, it is with one of the world’s top Dermatologist’s stamp of approval.
The Importance of Sunscreen: How The Sun Sees You
June 1, 2015
Summer’s right around the corner, the weather’s great, and people are spending more and more time outdoors here in sunny San
Diego. Most people know by now how important it is to use sunscreen, but here’s a dermatologist’s reminder: it’s absolutely imperative!
Harmful rays from the sun cause a myriad of problems: from premature aging, wrinkles, and spots, to the dreaded skin cancer.
A youtube video called “How the sun sees you” went viral late last year. In it, the filmmaker used an ultraviolet camera to show invisible
damage and changes to the skin of ordinary passers-by. While not a strictly medical or scientific exercise, the results would give
anyone pause. We’re lucky that we live in a day and age in which we are aware of the dangers and have tools available to mitigate
them. Not only do we have excellent topical sunscreen available at our clinics (Marini Physical Protectant SPF 45), but we also have
Helioplus, an oral supplement that can play an important role in keeping your skin healthy on those nice sunny days.
July 3, 2015
Can skinny jeans and tight fitting clothes be dangerous? A silly question perhaps, but in some cases the answer is yes! Recently the story
of an Australian woman who had to be hospitalized because of muscle damage, swelling, and nerve blockages in her legs after squatting
for an extended amount of time in her tight denims has spread like wildfire. Dr. Tess was invited to be on KTLA in Los Angeles to talk about
*Unless otherwise noted, neither M Beauty nor Dr. Tess have any connection with any of the external links, articles, or
videos presented and they do not necessarily reflect the endorsement, opinions or advice of Dr. Tess, M Beauty
Clinic, or its employees.
Can Skinny Jeans Be Dangerous?
Oct 9, 2015
Meet Veronica, a cosmetic consultant in our Miramar office! She just turned 50 (yes 50!), so we thought we woudl feature her in an Employee
Spotlight! Veronica embodies M Beauty because she is beautiful both inside and out. Happy Birthday! 50 has never looked so good!
Oct 12, 2015
Amazing news to be grateful for: Dr. Tess has been
included as one of the most influential Filipino-Americans
of 2015! It’s an honor to be among this illustrious list of
award-winning producers, directors, artists, journalists
and business people.
Dr. Tess immigrated from the Philippines with her parents
and 3 younger siblings over 30 years ago. They may have
left everything they had back home, but they still had
each other along with a dream and the motivation to
make it in America.
We’d like to thank all of you for your support. It’s because
of your trust that Dr. Tess has been able to live her dream
of changing lives for the better for over a decade!
Dr. Tess Top 75 Most Influential Fil-Ams of 2015!
Nov 4, 2015
While its other benefits extend beyond older women, new research suggests that taking vitamin D supplements can help women to
significantly increase their muscle strength and reduce the loss of muscle mass for at least 12 years after menopause. Click on the image
below to read the article on
Why Dr. Tess Added Vitamin D to her Helioplus Oral Supplement
Dec 2, 2015
From the article at fox5sandiego.com:
“SAN DIEGO -- Americans spend more than $50 billion every year on beauty and skin care products, but there's growing concern
that some of the products could cause cancer. Now, a bipartisan group of lawmakers led by California's own Diane Feinstein are
working to change that.
"A woman has to be her own advocate. Do your research. It’s real. The risks can be real," Dr. Tess Mauricio told FOX 5.”
Click Here to watch the news segment and read the full article on fox5sandiego.com
Dangerous Chemicals in Skin Care Products?
Mar 9, 2016
An interview with Kim Cattrall in which she shares her view on aging in Hollywood. She’s absolutely right about being comfortable in
your own skin - and she’s also right that if you want to present the world YOU at your best, go for it! We can make it happen
because we aren’t about making you look like a different person - we’re about natural results that represent a younger YOU!
CLICK to watch the video.
Kim Cattrall Isn’t Afraid Of Aging
Dec 2, 2015
From the article at mckesson.com:
“Did you know that as many as 33 percent* of people with diabetes will have a skin disorder caused or affected by diabetes? These
problems are sometimes the first sign that a person has diabetes.
Fortunately, most diabetic skin conditions can be prevented or easily treated if caught early. Some of these problems are skin
conditions anyone can have; however, people with diabetes tend to experience these more commonly. Here, we explore various
diabetic skin conditions and how these can be addressed through good skin care.”
The article recommends (among other things) advanced protection with a cream or moisturizer containing dimethicone. Fortunately,
we carry 4 products that include that ingredient: TimelessMD by Dr. Tess Face Cream and TimessMD Face Mask, and Stemulation
Relance Body Lotion and Stemulation Rescue Repair.
Click Here to read the full article on mckesson.com
Diabetic Skin Care: Addressing Problems Associated with Diabetes
Feb 28, 2016
The “Any And Everywhere” blog recently featured the author’s experience seeing Dr. Tess in our LA/Glendale clinic. The feature is
unique because it’s actually a food blog by a woman of color based in LA. There’s a medical reason that the “woman of color” part
matters: many people are suprised to learn that skin types of different ethnicities can actually react differently to various treatments,
especially when it comes to darker skin and lasers. As a person with “ethnic skin” herself, Dr. Tess is especially experienced with
skin of color.
CLICK HERE to go to the “Any And Everywhere” blog to see what the author thought of Dr. Tess.
Any And Everywhere Blog: Loving The Skin You’re In
July 15, 2016
Studies show some women do not have the ability to enjoy sexual experiences - and actually have difficulty achieving a real
orgasm. They may even have pain during intercourse. Dr. Tess performs a simple and safe procedure called the OShot that can
help these women enjoy their sexual encounters. The benefits are many and can include relationship improvement and even help
with urinary incontinence.
And for men with erectile issues, Dr. Tess performs the Priapus shot. Both treatments have high satisfaction rates. More people
should take advantage of these potentially life changing treatments.
CLICK to read an article on INDEPENDENT about women who have problems orgasming.
Can The OShot Help You?
September 28, 2016
Big update today with lots of highlights!
One thing that is very important to us at M Beauty is the idea of giving back. Dr. Tess lived that philosophy recently with a trip to
Tulum Mexico, where she joined Waves for Water, Life Source Retreats, The Waterbearers, and her friends Marla Maples and
Michele Dougherty (Life Source Retreats) in an effort to bring clean drinking water to underserved populations in Mexico.
Click here for an article which is strictly about Marla Maples, but includes this picture of Dr. Tess and the crew:
The Waterbearers, Quinton Aaron (The Blindside), back to UCSD
Quinton Aaron starred in the award-winning movie The Blindside, but he showed that Hollywood hasn’t taken his sense of humor.
Thanks to Aaron for being so game by recreating the iconic poster from the film with Dr. Tess!
Finally, Dr. Tess went back to her alma mater, UCSD, to discuss programs to improve quality of life, balance, and overall wellness
for students with Warren College provost Dr. Emily Roxworthy. What a pleasant surprise and a cool moment to arrive to a reserved
parking spot! Anyone who’s tried to park on campus knows what a big deal this is!
October 17, 2016
Dr. Tess had the honor and pleasure of singing live on stage with legendary soul group The Stylistics earlier this month!
Dr. Tess Sings LIVE With The Stylistics!
September 7, 2017
Dr. Tess was quoted and mentioned as an “A-list dermatologist” in this article on “Hollywood’s Hottest Anti-Aging Ingredient.”
CLICK to read the article on hollywoodreporter.com
Dr. Tess Mentioned in The Hollywood Reporter
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