Dr. Shereene Idriss is a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist in New York City. She is well-known for her #PillowTalkDerm Instagram Stories, as well as her PillowTalkDerm: One-Night Stand Instagram Live series, discussing all things skin and beauty.
Q: What are three words people use to describe you?
A: Real, hard-working, empathetic.
Q: What’s your favorite type of flower?
A: Ranunculus, or as they’re more endearingly called, Persian buttercups.
Q: Name a book you recommend to all your friends?
A: Many Lives, Many Masters by Bryan Weiss. It gives me comfort in life and what’s to come in the afterlife.
Q: Do you have any life-long hobbies?
A: I picked up painting during medical school and haven’t stopped ever since.
Q: What’s your favorite interior design trend?
A: Back-lit, floor-to-ceiling libraries. They never get old.
Q: Name a favorite comfort food?
A: The one, the inimitable, Nutella (or a whole Thanksgiving meal).
Q: What’s the best advice you’ve ever received from your mom?
A: Don’t be afraid to speak your mind, and never depend on anyone but yourself.