Month: May 2016

Vitamin D Versus The Sun

As we grow more and more concerned about harmful UV rays and the risk of skin cancer, we are taking better precautions when outdoors.  Sunscreen, extra clothing, and avoiding the sun all help to keep you protected from UV rays.  The side effect of all this is that we are seeing more people with vitamin […] Read more…

PSA – Sunscreen

Believe it or not, summer will be here sooner than we think. To help usher in spring, I thought it would be a good idea to offer a refresher on how to select and apply sunscreen. Rain or shine, sunscreen should be your best friend. Not only does sunscreen help prevent skin cancer, it also […] Read more…

Oily Skin : Hormones versus Lifestyle

This is the third post in my series, “Cure Your Acne Once And For All”.  My goal is to educate and support people in their mission to achieve clear skin.  A huge part of controlling your acne is understanding why we get acne.  One important element to how acne develops is the oils that our […] Read more…

The Windows To Your Soul

There is a famous saying, “The eyes are the windows to the soul.”  The eyes often show emotion when the rest of our body might not.  Squinting, blinking, tears and excitement are all evident through the eyes.  These emotions play a role in the changes that take place around your eyes as well – typically […] Read more…

Is There Lead In Your Lipstick?

I’ve blogged before about the concept of ‘clean’ products and chemicals that can be found in personal care products.  Today I’m diving a bit deeper into lipstick, and specifically, lead.    Over the last few years this topic has been covered a lot in the news.  First reported in 2007 with a report on lead contamination in […] Read more…

Sun Safety For Kids

  For most parents, keeping their kids healthy and safe is a number one priority. Given the fact the skin is your child’s largest organ, it is important to take steps to keep it safe this summer. Since the school year will be winding down soon and spring sports are starting, kids will be spending […] Read more…