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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 Favorite Dermatologist.”

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January 21, 2018 “Honored to be a TOP Awardee for Outstanding Achievement in Dermatology! Congratulations to the other awardees especially my friends, Emmy award-winning Producer of The Talk on CBS Marc Anthony Nicolas and former Chairman of the Board of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Ruben Nepales, who are all pioneers and trailblazers in their respective fields! Special thanks to Paula Abdul for my beautiful outfit. I dedicate this award to my handsome, super smart, sweet, supportive husband, and my forever BFF and life partner, Dr. James Lee!” -Dr. Tess

Dr. Tess Wins “TOP” Award For Outstanding Achievement in Dermatology

Blog Archive: CLICK for earlier blog posts.
January 30, 2018 Dr. Tess was invited to be a faculty speaker at the 11th World Congress of the International Society of Cosmetogynecology at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. She shared her expertise in biocellular medicine, regenerative medicine, fat transfer, the Almi procedure and women’s health advancements, as well as meeting with top leaders and pioneers to discuss the latest technologies and techniques.

Dr. Tess Faculty Speaker at the ISCG 11th World Congress

January 7, 2018 Check out a night of Hollywood-style fun as Dr. Tess attends the Golden Globes and Netflix after party with The Hollywood Foreign Press’ executive couple Ruben and Janet Nepales!

Dr. Tess At The Golden Globes

Dress from Paula Abdul!
Ruben & Janet Nepales
Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us) with his Globe!
Justin Hartley (This Is Us)
Leaders In Aesthetics and Regenerative Medicine
March 5, 2018 We are very happy to announce that our brand new office in Eastlake / Chula Vista is now open and seeing patients! We gutted and remade the space from scratch, and it’s finally done (after the usual construction and permitting delays)! Come by and take advantage of our limited time grand opening special. For address and phone number CLICK HERE. We’re also working on a Grand Opening Party. Check back for details!

Our Eastlake Clinic Is Now Open!

During construction
The sign is up!
March 8, 2018 “Happy International Women’s Day from Washington, DC! This is a photo of all the woman delegates from the National Diversity Coalition with the Chairman of the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), Maureen Ohlhausen. Inspiring and empowering to be surrounded by women making a difference!” -Dr. Tess

Happy International Women’s Day

April 10, 2018 When is the right time to undergo a skin cancer screening? Most of us know that more sun exposure means higher risk for skin cancer right? Well there are also other, more specific factors that can contribute to skin cancer. You’re more at risk than the average person if you have any of the following: • Fair skin (rarely tans but burns easily with sun exposure) • History of painful sunburns as a child or teenager • Family history of skin cancer • Lots of moles and growths on body If this sounds like you, then I highly recommend seeing a Dermatologist for an annual skin exam. If you have zero to few risk factors, you can wait a little longer before making an appointment. However, early screening is always the safest and recommended option. If you are prone to sunburns and/or have a family history of skin cancer, then the latest I would recommend seeing a Dermatologist is at age 30. The risk of skin cancer decreases if you’re on the other end of the spectrum: • Olive toned skin (rarely burns but tans easily with sun exposure) • Avoids extended sun exposure now and as a child and teenager • No family history of skin cancer • Little to no moles or growths on body I would like to point out that, although rare, I have diagnosed patients with skin cancer who were non-Caucasian! Often skin cancer is not taken seriously but please remember that it can be deadly.If you do become diagnosed with skin cancer, it can be treatable if caught early. The most important rule when it comes to skin cancer prevention is to always, ALWAYS, ALWAYS have a suspicious mole or growth evaluated by a Dermatologist. And remember your ABCDE’s when conducting a self-evaluation: A - asymmetry (put an imaginary line in the middle of the mole or spot, the two sides should match, if not it is asymmetric) B - border (should be smooth) C - color (should be uniform and even) D - diameter (should be smaller than a pencil eraser) E - evolution (watch out for any symptoms like itching, burning, or especially bleeding) If you find any of these signs when inspecting your moles and growths, see your Dermatologist right away. Having any of these signs does not automatically mean you have skin cancer but it does mean that you must be evaluated to see if a skin biopsy is necessary. I hope this helps to serve as a reminder to begin getting annual skin exams and regularly examine your moles and skin growths. It could save your life. -Dr. Tess

Skin Cancer Screening and Early Detection

Liveli (Pronounced “Lively”) Brain Supplements Are Here!

April 24, 2018 "As with all marriages, Dr. James and I have seen our share of challenges, but the biggest to our 20 year marriage was overcoming James' diagnosis of a brain tumor 7 years ago.  We kept mostly quiet as James was struggling and I tried to keep everything going. But it was our passion to optimize his brain function as he recovered that inspired us to create Liveli, our highly researched weapon for brain health!  We used the knowledge we gained in attaining our MD's from Stanford, James' degree  in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale, and his expertise with brain function as an anesthesiologist to create the world's most sophisticated, and with over 70 brain-proven ingredients, most complete brain nutritional supplement that exists.  Our hope is that Liveli will help you as much it has helped James and myself. In caring for him and carrying on a business and family, I realized I had to optimize my own brain function as well! We can't change certain things in our lives but we do have the choice to improve upon them. When it comes to brain health, we don't have to hope to progress, we can now choose to with Liveli. We hope you can support us, share our story and help us educate others on what is now possible for all of us." -Dr. Tess www.jointhelivelihood.com Watch Dr. James tell his story on camera (Click on “Play Video”)
Ingestible Beauty May 16, 2018 1. Please break it down for us. What exactly happens to our skin as we age? As we age, skin deteriorates from intrinsic aging and is accelerated by ultraviolet exposure, causing us to break down collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, resulting in thinning and flattening of our dermis and epidermis. Pigment can also be altered which leads to uneven coloration and redness. Our fat pads shift, some bone gets resorbed and we lose volume leading to wrinkles and sagging, which of course is worsened by gravity. 2. How can natural ingredients benefit our skin and help fight the premature signs of aging? Natural products come from nature as plants, herbs, fruits, and vegetables. They have natural anti inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging effects. Some may even have sun protective, soothing and moisturizing effects. 3. What ingredients should we look for if we want to switch to a more natural anti-aging skin care routine? Look for these ingredients: Beta carotene Green tea extract Oats Soy Vitamin C Witch hazel Licorice root extract 4. Are natural ingredients just as effective as synthetic or lab-based counterparts? Natural ingredients can be as effective but truly natural products usually do not contain preservatives and are usually paraben free, sulfate free, phthalate free so the shelf life may not be as long and may lose efficacy faster. Many of the most popular natural ingredients are already in skin care products because they have been scientifically proven to be effective. 5. Any other tips or advice you can give us when switching to natural skin care? People prone to allergies especially those with history of contact dermatitis have to be more careful with natural ingredients. For example, those with known latex rubber allergy may also have allergies when eating foods like banana, kiwi fruit, avocado, chestnut, passion fruit, plum and tomatoes. For these people, having these natural products in their skin care, can pose a problem. -Tess Mauricio, MD, FAAD

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*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.
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Copyright  2018 M Beauty Clinic by Dr. Tess
January 21, 2018 “Honored to be a TOP Awardee for Outstanding Achievement in Dermatology! Congratulations to the other awardees especially my friends, Emmy award-winning Producer of The Talk on CBS Marc Anthony Nicolas and former Chairman of the Board of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Ruben Nepales, who are all pioneers and trailblazers in their respective fields! Special thanks to Paula Abdul for my beautiful outfit. I dedicate this award to my handsome, super smart, sweet, supportive husband, and my forever BFF and life partner, Dr. James Lee!” -Dr. Tess

Dr. Tess Wins “TOP” Award For Outstanding

Achievement in Dermatology

Blog Archive: CLICK for earlier blog posts.
January 30, 2018 Dr. Tess was invited to be a faculty speaker at the 11th World Congress of the International Society of Cosmetogynecology at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. She shared her expertise in biocellular medicine, regenerative medicine, fat transfer, the Almi procedure and women’s health advancements, as well as meeting with top leaders and pioneers to discuss the latest technologies and techniques.

Dr. Tess Faculty Speaker at the ISCG 11th World

Congress

January 7, 2018 Check out a night of Hollywood-style fun as Dr. Tess attends the Golden Globes and Netflix after party with The Hollywood Foreign Press’ executive couple Ruben and Janet Nepales!

Dr. Tess At The Golden Globes

Dress from Paula Abdul!
Ruben & Janet Nepales
Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us) with his Globe!
Justin Hartley (This Is Us)
Aesthetics  -  Regenerative Medicine
March 5, 2018 We are very happy to announce that our brand new office in Eastlake / Chula Vista is now open and seeing patients! We gutted and remade the space from scratch, and it’s finally done (after the usual construction and permitting delays)! Come by and take advantage of our limited time grand opening special. For address and phone number CLICK HERE. We’re also working on a Grand Opening Party. Check back for details!

Our Eastlake Clinic Is Now Open!

During construction
The sign is up!
March 8, 2018 “Happy International Women’s Day from Washington, DC! This is a photo of all the woman delegates from the National Diversity Coalition with the Chairman of the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), Maureen Ohlhausen. Inspiring and empowering to be surrounded by women making a difference!” -Dr. Tess

Happy International Women’s Day

April 10, 2018 When is the right time to undergo a skin cancer screening? Most of us know that more sun exposure means higher risk for skin cancer right? Well there are also other, more specific factors that can contribute to skin cancer. You’re more at risk than the average person if you have any of the following: • Fair skin (rarely tans but burns easily with sun exposure) • History of painful sunburns as a child or teenager • Family history of skin cancer • Lots of moles and growths on body If this sounds like you, then I highly recommend seeing a Dermatologist for an annual skin exam. If you have zero to few risk factors, you can wait a little longer before making an appointment. However, early screening is always the safest and recommended option. If you are prone to sunburns and/or have a family history of skin cancer, then the latest I would recommend seeing a Dermatologist is at age 30. The risk of skin cancer decreases if you’re on the other end of the spectrum: • Olive toned skin (rarely burns but tans easily with sun exposure) • Avoids extended sun exposure now and as a child and teenager • No family history of skin cancer • Little to no moles or growths on body I would like to point out that, although rare, I have diagnosed patients with skin cancer who were non-Caucasian! Often skin cancer is not taken seriously but please remember that it can be deadly.If you do become diagnosed with skin cancer, it can be treatable if caught early. The most important rule when it comes to skin cancer prevention is to always, ALWAYS, ALWAYS have a suspicious mole or growth evaluated by a Dermatologist. And remember your ABCDE’s when conducting a self-evaluation: A - asymmetry (put an imaginary line in the middle of the mole or spot, the two sides should match, if not it is asymmetric) B - border (should be smooth) C - color (should be uniform and even) D - diameter (should be smaller than a pencil eraser) E - evolution (watch out for any symptoms like itching, burning, or especially bleeding) If you find any of these signs when inspecting your moles and growths, see your Dermatologist right away. Having any of these signs does not automatically mean you have skin cancer but it does mean that you must be evaluated to see if a skin biopsy is necessary. I hope this helps to serve as a reminder to begin getting annual skin exams and regularly examine your moles and skin growths. It could save your life. -Dr. Tess

Skin Cancer Screening and Early Detection

Liveli (Pronounced “Lively”) Brain Supplements Are

Here!

April 24, 2018 "As with all marriages, Dr. James and I have seen our share of challenges, but the biggest to our 20 year marriage was overcoming James' diagnosis of a brain tumor 7 years ago.  We kept mostly quiet as James was struggling and I tried to keep everything going. But it was our passion to optimize his brain function as he recovered that inspired us to create Liveli, our highly researched weapon for brain health!  We used the knowledge we gained in attaining our MD's from Stanford, James' degree  in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale, and his expertise with brain function as an anesthesiologist to create the world's most sophisticated, and with over 70 brain-proven ingredients, most complete brain nutritional supplement that exists.  Our hope is that Liveli will help you as much it has helped James and myself. In caring for him and carrying on a business and family, I realized I had to optimize my own brain function as well! We can't change certain things in our lives but we do have the choice to improve upon them. When it comes to brain health, we don't have to hope to progress, we can now choose to with Liveli. We hope you can support us, share our story and help us educate others on what is now possible for all of us." -Dr. Tess www.jointhelivelihood.com Watch Dr. James tell his story on camera (Click on “Play Video”)
Ingestible Beauty May 16, 2018 1. Please break it down for us. What exactly happens to our skin as we age? As we age, skin deteriorates from intrinsic aging and is accelerated by ultraviolet exposure, causing us to break down collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, resulting in thinning and flattening of our dermis and epidermis. Pigment can also be altered which leads to uneven coloration and redness. Our fat pads shift, some bone gets resorbed and we lose volume leading to wrinkles and sagging, which of course is worsened by gravity. 2. How can natural ingredients benefit our skin and help fight the premature signs of aging? Natural products come from nature as plants, herbs, fruits, and vegetables. They have natural anti inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging effects. Some may even have sun protective, soothing and moisturizing effects. 3. What ingredients should we look for if we want to switch to a more natural anti-aging skin care routine? Look for these ingredients: Beta carotene Green tea extract Oats Soy Vitamin C Witch hazel Licorice root extract 4. Are natural ingredients just as effective as synthetic or lab-based counterparts? Natural ingredients can be as effective but truly natural products usually do not contain preservatives and are usually paraben free, sulfate free, phthalate free so the shelf life may not be as long and may lose efficacy faster. Many of the most popular natural ingredients are already in skin care products because they have been scientifically proven to be effective. 5. Any other tips or advice you can give us when switching to natural skin care? People prone to allergies especially those with history of contact dermatitis have to be more careful with natural ingredients. For example, those with known latex rubber allergy may also have allergies when eating foods like banana, kiwi fruit, avocado, chestnut, passion fruit, plum and tomatoes. For these people, having these natural products in their skin care, can pose a problem. -Tess Mauricio, MD, FAAD