The Upside of ‘Shrooms and Vodka

Reduce inflammation, increase elasticity, help with exfoliation, and act as anti-oxidants. Shiitake mushrooms, papaya, berries, vodka, chocolate—this isn’t an ingredients list for some weird fusion-cuisine from an upscale restaurant. It’s a list of foods and drinks that you can use topically to create beautiful skin. Some of these you can honestly take from [...]

Go Floppy, Go Big!

Baseball caps might be a staple of your wardrobe, but they don’t give a hoot about the sides of your face or your ears. Ball caps also don’t protect the back of your neck. And they aren’t a substitute for sunscreen. That’s because they’re designed not to protect your skin but to help you look [...]

2012-08-15T08:51:35-06:00By |Health, Products, Skin Facts|

Menopause: Why Is There No Prom for This?

“I’m trying very hard to understand this generation. They have adjusted the timetable for childbearing so that menopause and teaching a sixteen-year-old how to drive a car will occur in the same week.” – Erma Bombeck The average life expectancy of American women today is hovering right around 81 years. That means many women spend [...]

2012-08-05T17:00:44-06:00By |Beauty Myths, Products|

The 411 on Mineral Sunscreens

Record-high temperatures around the nation have swimming pools bustling, which makes sun-protection a particularly hot topic this summer (pun intended). Many of my patients have been wondering whether there’s any benefit to switching from the time-honored chemical sunscreens to the relatively new mineral sunscreens. Even more of my patients have never heard of the latter. [...]

2017-08-16T21:12:41-06:00By |Products, Skin Facts|
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