Picky Eaters

  One of my biggest concerns as a mother is keeping my children healthy.  Although my kids eat a variety of foods we do often struggle with pickiness.  As a doctor I have a deep understanding of nutrition guidelines and I think it is important to set a good example for my children when it […] Read more…

Seborrheic Dermatitis

As the weather starts to warm up, I see a variety of skin conditions flare-up in my patients. Many people come in with a red rash on their face complaining that their acne isn’t clearing up, others say that their primary care physician diagnosed them with facial psoriasis, and still others complain of an itchy […] Read more…

The Great Vaseline Debate

  Petroleum jelly is a common item found in the medicine cabinet, and for good reason.  The product is gentle, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic (meaning it won’t clog pores) and is commonly used to protect minor cuts, scrapes, and burns and to protect skin from windburn and chapping.   Most people know petroleum jelly by the brand […] Read more…

Why I Love Vanicream Moisturizing Skin Cream, And Why You Should Too!

Vanicream Moisturizing Skin Cream is likely at the top of the list of products recommended by any dermatologist, and for good reason.  The Vanicream brand uses clean technology meaning that their products are free of dyes, fragrance, lanolin, parabens, and formaldehyde and offers moisture without a greasy feel.  Almost every single one of my patients […] Read more…

2016 Round Up

  In January, 2016 I launched Vibrant Dermatology as an online platform where I could share skin tips along with health and wellness advice.  Since the launch, I have connected with thousands of people through social media and have loved making these connections and helping people with their questions about skin.  Looking back through the […] Read more…

Buying Personal Care Products On Amazon

Amazon Prime (affiliate) has become a saving grace in my household – two day delivery makes it so easy to maintain supply of things without having to fit in extra stops and errands after a busy day at work.  For a long time, I was hesitant to purchase personal care products on Amazon.  I’ve read horror stories […] Read more…