Natural ingredients are a treasure trove of antioxidants. As summer fruit falls from the trees and overflows shelves and farmer’s markets, use this bounty in DIY treatments for your skin. Benefits of Applying Fruits Topically Creating a DIY mask with the freshest fruit will give your skin high amounts of antioxidants, vitamins, and micronutrients. Wash […]
For people in health care or food services, who have to wash their hands 40+ times a day, I recommend a hand cream with advanced modern science to hydrate and protect. Busy hands are washed and used all day, every day to the point of chapping.
The combination of certain natural plant compounds and UV rays cause a rash on the skin that is much like a burn. This is a phototoxic reaction. It is not an allergy, it is more like a sunburn. The redness and burning starts in a few hours after UV exposure, and gradually worsens.
Want to Reduce the Amount of Chemicals in Your Body Care Without Sacrificing Results? Me too! As a dermatologist and skin care obsessed entrepreneur, I’m on a mission to blend products with pharmaceutical grade actives + products with natural and organic ingredients. These ingredients often can’t live in the same bottle for stability reasons. The process […]
In celebration of Earth Day, I’m announcing the release of my new line of skin care products! Dr. Bailey Skin Care Naturally Green your skin care by using only the best natural and organic dermatologic botanicals from our Mother Earth. Love her back when you use fewer chemicals in your skin care and household products. […]
If you roll into bed without taking a few simple steps to care for your skin, then your skin is suffering. It certainly is not benefiting from all the hours you sleep. Bedtime is the best time to focus on therapeutic products that fix skin problems and keep skin healthy. When you are asleep, you can focus your skin care on what your skin needs instead of how you need your skin to look.
Eczema gets better with the right skin care, and worse with the wrong skin care. This may seem basic, but it’s important. I often see eczema getting worse because of diligent use of well-intended, but wrong skin care. You need to understand why so that you can create a skin care routine that actually heals your eczema.
Infographics are pictorial ways to relay information. My dermatology and skin health infographic topics range from sun protection and skin cancer to how to apply self tanner. I’ve got one on the BRCA gene too. Take a look and please share them.
Bloomberg News did some interesting investigative journalism recently. They hired a lab to test for aloe in the most popular, mass produced aloe vera gel products — including those sold by Wal-Mart, Target and CVS. Apparently, aloe vera gel products are a growing big business with over $146 million in sales last year and growing by […]
I never recommend a natural loofah for showering. They aren’t great for exfoliating and they don’t dry well. Add soap scum, dead skin cells and skin oils into the damp and dark nooks and crannies and that loofah is a banquet of nourishment for the microbial populous, which eat down the fibers to make – more nooks and crannies – it’s microbial heaven.