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Beautiful skin based on your DNA? Austin doctor says yes

Dr. Ruthie Harper will tell you that beautiful skin starts from the inside out, and it's all about your DNA. The Austin internist, who specializes in nutritional medicine and beauty and skin care, has a new line of skin care products that is individualized based on your DNA. Using a cheek swab that can be done by you at home or by the staff in Harper's office at West 39th Street and Medical Parkway, Harper can tell a lot about your skin's natural tendencies.

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Dr. Harper talks about SKINSHIFT on CBS' The Doctors.


Dr. Harper and SKINSHIFT featured on Good Morning America.

See SKINSHIFT featured on Holly Scoop.


DR. Harper on KXAN, Austin, TX discussing breast cancer risk.

See SKINSHIFT featured in New Beauty Magazine.

The SKINSHIFT DNA test is featured in Prevention Magazine.

SKINSHIFT is featured in Haute Living.

Julia DiNardo from Fashion Pulse Daily discusses her experience with SKINSHIFT.

Glam Magazine includes SKINSHIFT on their list of holiday gifts for the geek chic girl.

Dr. Harper offers tips for healthy looking skin in Redbook.

Dr. Harper talks about the importance of hydration from the inside out for glowing skin in Health Magazine.

Dr. Harper talks about foods that can improve your complexion on Good Day LA. Read about Cheryl Wischover's experience with the SKINSHIFT DNA test in Elle Magazine! Dr. Harper offers an often overlooked but effective beauty tip for Yahoo Shine!

Why do I have oily skin?  Dr. Harper tells you why in Real Simple Magazine. 

SKINSHIFT'S Vitamin C Treatment Serum is highlighted on

Think eating a diet good for the skin is difficult?  Not so explains Dr. Harper on

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Dr. Harper talks about our genetics and how it impacts our skin in Beauty Bender.

If you're gluten-sensitive, here are some tips from Dr. Harper on what to look out for in your skin care products in Instyle Beauty.

Botox for crow's feet?  Dr. Harper talks about why it took so long to get approved in Life and Style Magazine.

Dr. Harper talks about the benefits of juicing on

SKINSHIFT's Calming Treatment Serum is a beach skin care pick of

We all know the challenges of keeping our skin soft and healthy during the summer.  Dr. Harper offers some solutions in

The SKINSHIFT system is featured in Organic Spa Magazine.

Dr. Harper's article about getting tested for breast cancer risk in Austin Fit Magazine.

Want to treat breakouts on the go?  Dr. Harper explains how in Health Magazine.

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SKINSHIFT's Sun Defense supplement is featured in Marie Claire.

Dr. Harper weighs in about Angelina Jolie's elective surgery and breast cancer risk on

Is elective surgery to remove your breasts right for you?  Dr. Harper discusses in

SKINSHIFT is featured in

Dr. Harper talks about minimizing chemical exposure during pregnancy on


Want healthier nails?  Here's how to get them in Refinery 29.

Suffering from breakouts?  Dr. Harper offers some tips for clearing them in Woman's World.

 Dr. Harper talks about the importance of practicing good hygeine in

See SKINSHIFT featured in The Daily Makeover.

SKINSHIFT featured in

See SKINSHIFT featured in PopSugar.


Learn about the downside of organic products from Dr. Harper on

Some simple tips for eating for glowing skin.

Are your lashes thinning?  Dr. Harper suggests a solution on

Something as wonderful as green tea can be good for your skin!


Skin Shift - How to Keep Your Skin Looking Great - No Matter How Busy Your Schedule Is

Dr. Ruthie Harper is a practicing physician with extraordinary accomplishments in the areas of nutritional medicine, non-surgical aesthetic transformation and genetically based skin care. Her philosophy, “Beauty is created from the inside out,” has led her most recently to formulate and launch a proprietary line of DNA-based skin care products called SKINSHIFT®. She operates from her internationally recognized practice in Austin, Texas, where she has consulted with more than 10,000 patients and offers the latest services and techniques in rejuvenation.

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Feed Your Skin: Dr. Harper's Dietary Guide to Complexion

"Your skin is the largest organ in your body; it is a reflection of your health and wellbeing," said Dr. Ruthie Harper, "What is ingested is at times far more important than what is applied topically."

Read Dr. Harper's tips for eating your way to a healthy complexion at Beauty Launchpad:

Better With Age: 5 New and Amazing Anti-Aging Skincare Lines

AOL Shopping listed Five exciting skin care lines, starting with SKINSHIFT.

Read the article here: care-lines/

Going Meat-Free? Get Iron-Savvy

YouBeauty asked Dr. Harper to advise women, particularly vegetarians, how to maintain healthy levels of iron. Her answers might surprise you.

Best Skincare Products For Moms

Grace Gold offers her top skincare recommendations to get the best (and fastest!) results for moms, including her great results from SKINSHIFT Hyaluronic Moisture Treatment Serum. For mothers, good skin health is a shortcut to beauty. Gold says "Time is such a precious gift when you’re a mom; the last thing you want to do is wile away minutes in front of the mirror, blending layers of makeup or putting a “full face” on. Yet that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice looking polished and put-together when duty calls. The savviest way to cut down on your beauty routine is to take better care of your skin. Good skin means you can get up and go faster, plus a radiant complexion just makes you feel better, too."

Read about her recommendations for healthy skin for busy moms: care-products-for-moms/

The Favorite Products of Beauty Experts: Ruthie Harper

Christine from 15 Minute Beauty asked Dr. Harper about her personal favorite beauty products.

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DNA-Based Beauty Products: The Future of Skincare?

Nicki Zevola, a dermatological medical student and beauty blogger interviews Dr. Harper about the technical aspects of SKINSHIFT at Divine Caroline:


Glam Media's interviewed Dr. Harper and gleaned juicy tidbits about skin care for women of all ages.


The saucy blog Spoiled Little LA Girls tried out SKINSHIFT® and reported their experiences:


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