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 […]
With sun and fun, comes consequences! Sweat and humidity will change how your makeup wears and appears. It’s best to dust fine mineral makeup over a sunscreen in summer conditions. This makeup routine: Gives your skin extra sun protection Is less likely to migrate when skin is damp Provides great coverage Looks natural, without unattractive […]
One of the memorable moments of Dr. Bailey’s dermatology career came when one of her patient’s cancer treatments went from 15+ per visit to three per visit. This woman suffered from rosacea and facial seborrhea, and she developed facial skin cancers and precancers at an astounding rate. Dr. Bailey added a product with active green tea antioxidants to the patient’s skin care routine, along with a zinc oxide sunscreen, and was floored! These simple steps drastically changed the patient’s face and her overall health.
Wash your face twice a day – AND – especially before bed! This removes the day’s oil, dead cell buildup, and stale products. When you don’t remove this ‘schmutz’, it sticks in your skin’s ‘nooks and crannies’. You would be shocked at the incidental amount of makeup and product seen under the microscope – gunk in pores […]
Are You Planning to Get a Sunburn This Memorial Day Weekend? Have you in the past? Have your children, friends, or spouse? Memorial Day Weekend is the ‘gateway to sunny fun’ for us all! I always think about having friends over for a BBQ, going for a hike, going to the beach, or an activity that […]
It Causes Flushing, but Can Alcohol Make Rosacea Worse? You have probably noticed your rosacea-prone face flushes with a cocktail or glass of wine. However, until now, dermatologists have felt alcohol did not participate in causing rosacea beyond inviting the embarrassing flush and blush. The evidence was lacking. Flushing is due to alcohol’s ability to cause peripheral […]
We gals are our own worst critics and believe me, when your mom looks in the mirror, she wants a little tweak here and there. Mothers often see years passing, and weariness when we look in the mirror. There’s nothing like a bright new complexion to perk up our day, and change the way us mothers look and feel about ourselves!
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.
Your mom is beautiful. And I can tell you as a mom myself, that she doesn’t always feel as beautiful as she is. When she (we) look in the mirror, we see the passing of years, a weary face and ‘things’ we want to change (when we get the time or win the lottery). Whether it’s […]
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.