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January 30, 2011 @ 2:42 pm

The Number One Mistake with Skincare!


Ramy Gafni, New York based celebrity makeup artist and eyebrow guru is creator of RAMY Beauty Therapy Cosmetics and owner of RAMYSPA in Manhattan. Ramy joined the show to share the basics about every day skin care.

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Ramy began his career in beauty after dropping out of law school and moving to Sydney, Australia to attend beauty school. This career change offered Ramy the opportunity to pursue freelance work as a professional makeup artist when he traveled through Singapore and Europe and back to his hometown of New York where he started working for cosmetic companies as he developed his reputation as the go to makeup artist for editorial, television and celebrity makeup.

Ramy’s philosophy is simple: “Minimum makeup, Maximum impact!”  Meaning, if you select the correct color palette to enhance your features and apply it correctly, you can look younger and more beautiful with a minimum of products and effort.

Ramy sees clients while working on the development of the RAMY beauty therapy® product collection.  His ability to select optimum colors for each individual as well as dramatically lift the eye with his gift for eyebrow shaping, has been written up in the pages of every major fashion and beauty magazines including: Vogue, Allure, Self, Shape, Lucky, Health and Town & Country, to name a few.

Ramy’s work has also been seen on national television shows including E! Entertainment Television’s Fashion File and Entertainment Tonight.  Ramy’s work has also graced the runways of recognizable fashion shows such as Anne Taylor, Valentino and XOXO.

Known as the “Willy Wonka” of the beauty world, Ramy strives to bring innovative formulas and products to the market that did not previously exist. The first eye, cheek and lip formula (Face Gloss) is one example of a product conceived first by Ramy, as well as silicone based liquid to powder formulas and Soap bars that convert to Bubble baths!

RAMY products are also known for beautiful packaging and formulas that keep their promises. A favorite of celebrities, models and beauty editors, we have built a following by introducing people to products they fall in love with and which become their beauty staples.

RAMY beauty therapy incorporates Ramy’s “Minimum Makeup, Maximum Impact!” philosophy with his holistic approach to well-being.  The entire multi-purpose product line is formulated with good-for-your-skin ingredients and oil-free, silicone treated micronized powder formulations for incredible wear and a lightweight feel.  Most incredibly, this basic face collection is suitable for any skin tone, from the lightest to the darkest complexions.

The line includes an array of “the best of the basics” - products and colors that can create a variety of both glamorous and wearable looks for everyone.

Celebrating ten years in the beauty industry, Ramy recently wrote Beauty Therapy – The Ultimate Guide To Looking and Feeling Great While Living with Cancer. (September 2005, Rowman & Littlefield) which coincides with his volunteer work, teaching a beauty class at CancerCare and donating proceeds from various products to Cancer charities.

Ramy is known for his humor, honesty and creative mind.  He helps people bring out their individual beauty and ability to feel good about themselves while creating innovative and unique products.

Celebrity clients include:

Rhianna, Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, Lindsay Lohan, Nicole Richie, David Spade and Katherine Heigl, Rob Morrow, Mariska Hargitay, Liev Schrieber, Michael McKean, Marisa Tomei, Matt Dillon, Gina Gershon, Claire Danes, Naomi Watts, Joe Pantoliano, Monica Lewinsky, Lillian Vernon, Halle Berry, Naomi Campbell, Annabella Sciorra, Ivanka Trump, Diana Krall, Carol Burnett, Julia Stiles, Tricia Helfer, Jennifer Grey, Amanda Sorvino, Ray Romano, Roz Abrams, Holly Robinson Peete, Joan Rivers, Nancy Loo, Pia Getty, Jennifer Bassey, Deborah Gibson, Kelly Klein, Lauren Holly, Elizabeth Vargas, Carrie-Anne Moss, Cher, Faith Hill, Meredith Viera, Barbara Walters, Veronica Webb, Christine Baranski, Jean Smart, Jane Pauley, Joy and Regis Philbin, Debra Messing and Renee Zellweger.


Ramy Gafni discusses the following on this eHealth Radio Episode:

  • What is the number one mistake people make when caring for their skin?
  • Other than your own brand, what products do you reccomend for extremely sensitive skin?
  • What is the number one worst thing a person can do to their complexion?
  • What two things can anyone do to look immediately younger?
  • Are all skincare solutions topical?
  • Don't Miss Special Conclusion Tip...

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