Every year, dermatologist Dr. Vail Reese tackles Hollywood's best and worst skin moments, from inaccurate portrayals of plastic surgery results to the best celebrity complexions. This year's winners come from as far afield as Sweden and the wilds of reality TV. So check out Dr. Reese's picks for the very best (and worst) of last year's famous skin.
Every year, San Francisco dermatologist Dr. Vail Reese comes out with his Skinnies awards, which highlight films and celebrities who've had a very good (or terrible) year when it comes to their epidermis. Which stars won out and lost big this year? Just click through the slideshow to find out.
Awards season is in full swing, and along with the red-carpet galas, there's one less-publicized awards ceremony: the Skinnies. Every year, San Francisco dermatologist Dr. Vail Reese looks at the world's most famous faces, keeping an eye on their skin's changes. In years past, he's highlighted Angelina's acne and Miley Cyrus's scars, but this year brings a new crop of winners.
I won't ruin the surprises for you, but I will say that we finally find out what was likely up with Amy Winehouse's skin last year. Dr. Reese doesn't treat these celebrities, but he provides an entertaining way to learn about various skin quirks and disorders. Check out the winners and let me know if you think anyone was left out.
Meet Dr. Vail Reese, a San Francisco dermatologist who brings new meaning to the phrase "skin flicks." When he's not working, he's busy maintaining Skinema.com, a fun and fascinating site about skin in cinema. I recently sat down with Dr. Reese to talk about celebrity skin, acne, Botox and more skin topics. We had so much to talk about that I'll be adding more from him in the future. For now, read on!
You run Skinema.com, a website chronicling skin and dermatology in cinema. Which celebrities have good skin, in your opinion?
Nicole Kidman. She's a role model for being fashionably fair. So are
Scarlett Johansson, Reese Witherspoon and Keira Knightley. These are women who are not hitting the tanning beds. Being tan is last century's look. With all that said, Keira has acne, but so do a lot of stars—like Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. In the last Harry Potter movie, they had to go in frame-by-frame and digitally fix blemishes.
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