Health

What Do You Mean You Don’t Wear Sunscreen Every Day?

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month and I cannot let it pass without sharing with you the importance of sunscreen. The key to youthful-looking and healthy, cancer-free skin is to apply sunscreen every single day.  Apply sunscreen every morning 30 minutes before exposure and reapply every two hours. I don’t care if you [...]

Why You Really Need that Cup of Coffee!

Drink that 2nd cup! Drink up that second cup of coffee, my friends! New research shows that daily coffee-drinkers have a 20 percent lower risk of developing the most common type of skin cancer, basal-cell carcinoma. This so-called “coffee effect” seems to be related to caffeine, since decaf didn’t work the same magic. [...]

2017-08-16T21:00:51+00:00By |Foods for Skincare, Health, Skin Facts|

Celebrity Skin

s_bukley / Shutterstock.com Broken out? Battling rosacea? Trying to mask a psoriasis outbreak? Feeling like a used dishrag whenever you’re in a checkout line flanked by beauty magazines? We all know by now that Photoshop works magic, and celebrity skin isn’t as flawless as cover shots imply. But do you realize the extent [...]

2017-08-16T21:04:55+00:00By |Beauty Myths, Health, Skin Issues|

Glowing Skin: No Sun Required

Back in the ‘80s, a Texas-based cosmetics company called BeautiControl started a bit of a craze.  In living rooms and coffee shops across the nation, big-haired women with pinch-rolled jean-cuffs and over-sized neon earrings could be heard asking, “What season are you?” A woman’s “season” described her skin tone and what colors of [...]

2012-09-18T14:39:56+00:00By |Health, Skin Facts|

Sweating Buckets

If you don’t feel good about your body, you don’t feel good period. We all sweat. It’s meant to regulate body temperature, but for some people there’s just a lot more of it. My business is to help people feel good, inside and out, so I really have compassion for anyone plagued by [...]

2017-08-16T21:07:41+00:00By |Health|