April 07, 2016

Bacterial Flora & Skin

  Did you know that we have about one thousand species of bacterial flora on the surface of our skin? But hold up. What exactly is bacterial flora? Well, flora … Continue reading “Bacterial Flora & Skin”

April 05, 2016

What Causes Fragrance Allergies?

  You enter a room and get a whiff of a strong fragrance. Maybe it’s someone’s perfume or cologne; perhaps it’s a candle or air freshener. It doesn’t matter where … Continue reading “What Causes Fragrance Allergies?”

February 29, 2016

Caring for Skin with Hyperpigmentation

  Sun spots, age spots, dark spots, oh my! Hyperpigmentation like these classic types can come at any age and stage of life, depending on your lifestyle and genes. From hormone … Continue reading “Caring for Skin with Hyperpigmentation”

February 23, 2016

3 Allergic Skin Conditions to Know

  You understand the difference between skin disorders and allergic skin conditions. Now it’s time to get the 411 on the top 3 skin allergies you need to know about … Continue reading “3 Allergic Skin Conditions to Know”

February 11, 2016

Step by Step: Learning to Live Soap Free

  Every hygienic step of the day seems to involve soap in some way, which is why going through day-to-day life without using soap at all sounds hard. The harsh … Continue reading “Step by Step: Learning to Live Soap Free”

February 04, 2016

3 Reasons Why Soap is Dangerous

  “Wash your hands before dinner!” A common declarative uttered in my house when I was growing up. I’d head to the sink, turn on the water and lather up … Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Soap is Dangerous”

February 02, 2016

Is Your Rosy Skin Actually Rosacea?

  Rosacea vs. rosy skin. Rosy cheeks are considered to be a mark of beauty. In fact, women pay lots of money for a great blush and having perfectly rosy … Continue reading “Is Your Rosy Skin Actually Rosacea?”

January 28, 2016

The Biggest Culprit Behind Oily Skin

  Pores the size of earth. A shine that’d shame the sun. For most people, the gross glory days of puberty included facial skin thickly glossed with oil – especially … Continue reading “The Biggest Culprit Behind Oily Skin”

December 22, 2015

Skin Conditions & Barrier Support: The Relationship

  If you have any number of skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema or rosacea, then you’ve probably learned about your skin’s barrier (if you haven’t yet, head over to my post … Continue reading “Skin Conditions & Barrier Support: The Relationship”

December 17, 2015

3 Ways to Repair a Weak Skin Barrier

  So by now, you’re well acquainted with how the skin barrier works, why it is important and where pH fits into its functionality. You also know that conditions like … Continue reading “3 Ways to Repair a Weak Skin Barrier”

December 15, 2015

Why pH Matters

  pH. Two little letters that have a whole lot of importance. The last time you heard about pH might’ve been in chemistry class. Over the last few years, however, … Continue reading “Why pH Matters”