Archive | Skin Problems & Advice RSS feed for this section

Beat the Winter Blues with this Mood-Boosting Recipe

Spring is almost here! The days are getting longer and the warm rays of the sun are breaking through more often. Contrary to how some of you who live north of the equator might feel right now, a warm up is on its way – and we’ve got some help to make it feel like […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Why You Don’t Have to Hide Nail Psoriasis Anymore

Psoriasis of the finger and toenails is disfiguring, potentially uncomfortable, and hard to treat. New treatment guidelines were just released by the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation and published in JAMA Dermatology. If you or someone you know has psoriatic nail problems, you’ll want to be aware of this paper. What happens to nails […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Cold Sores or Fever Blisters? They’re One and the Same!

One of the most pesky facial skin blemishes is the notorious cold sore, aka fever blister. The placement is awkward, uncomfortable, and painfully obvious to anyone when you speak. Over time, many people become self-conscious and devise creative methods to cover their mouths or hide the sore. Unfortunately, unlike many other skin blemishes, it is […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Gloves & Skin Protection: They Just Fit

As the saying goes, if you want to know a woman’s real age, look at her hands. How do the backs of your hands look? How about your mother’s or your grandmother’s? You might think that wearing gloves for sun protection is a bit excessive.  According to Dr. Bailey, your hands are just as susceptible […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Healthy fingernails

Nail Care Secrets for the Winter Months

Do you have dry, cracked, splitting fingernails during the winter months? Have you tried several methods to fix your dry nails with little success? It’s not just your skin that dries out during the winter months; your nails do too! Nails are part of the integumentary system (skin) of your body and they develop from […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Water - The Unsung Hero for Skin Care

Water: The Unsung Hero for Your Skin

One of the most underused and overlooked building blocks of good skin isn’t a miracle drug or an expensive over-the-counter cream you buy in stores. In fact, chances are you have access to this right now for free. We’re talking about the most common substance on earth -  water! Here are a few important (and […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }