Pro Picks: Manhattan MD

Gervaise Gerstner, MD, on what keeps her looking and feeling great

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Dr. Gervaise Gerstner

With twelve years of dermatology practice under her belt, Gervaise Gerstner MD boasts an impressive resume. Among her present duties: Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, editor for Clinics in Dermatology and skin and suncare consultant for L'Oreal. Here, she shares her must-haves in skincare—and more.




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L'Oreal Paris Sublime Sun Sunscreen

"This elegant emulsion will be available in February but the sample bottles I got to try on myself and friends were so popular they disappeared from my Nantucket beach bag over the summer. Hurry February! I need more Sublime Sun!"


Kirna Zabete

"The designer clothes handpicked by the impeccable duo Beth Buccini and Sarah Easely are gorgeous. This is where I get my favorite Alaia dresses. The store is on Greene Street in Soho."


Click here to shop Kirna Zabete online

Kirna Zabete

Veuve Clicquot

"I love to make my own Kir Royales!"



($45; Click to purchase

L'Oreal Paris Voluminous False Fiber Lash Mascara

"This brand new mascara makes lashes lush and SUPER long."



($9; drugstores)


Geisha Restaurant

"My favorite sushi restaurant in the city. The tuna truffle sandwich is to die for."



Click here for the Geisha menu.


L'Oreal Paris Youth Code Serum Intense

"This lightweight serum is the best layering agent. I use it underneath my makeup as well as at night as my last step before bed."


($22; Click to purchase


Cal-a-Vie Health Spa in San Diego

"The most luxurious treatments and Chef Jason Graham prepares the most decadent healthy creations like shrimp pizza flatbread and peanut butter smoothies. I recommend checking out his cookbook too."





Click here for the Cal-A-Vie Health spa website

Cal-A-Vie Health Spa

Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa at the Plaza

"The best deep tissue massage in the city. I couldn't live without them from time to time."


Click here for the Caudalie at the Plaza spa menu


The New York Times and a Cup of Tea

"I love cozying up with the NYTimes Science, Styles or Dining section and a cup of Tazo Passion Tea to unwind."


Click here to purchase Tazo Passion Tea




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First Published October 24, 2011

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