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|

Youth Is in Your Hands—If You Put It There

Look at your hands as they hover here over your keyboard or keypad. Were you blessed with hand-model hands like George Costanza? Most of us weren’t. Even if you like your hands—or used to—my educated guess is that you’ve never zealously pampered them Costanza style. Nothing like you’ve done for the skin on your face, [...]

2017-08-16T21:16:48-06:00By |Skin Facts|

Got SPF?

Last week I overheard a woman explaining away her newly coppered skin. Her hand was stretching back her collar, showing off a swimsuit-line the sun had stenciled across her shoulders. “I guess my SPF4 wasn’t strong enough,” she laughed. […]

2012-06-13T16:59:09-06:00By |Skin Facts|


According to the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, as many as 40 million Americans have onychomycosis, a contagious fungal infection of the nails. If you wear nail polish often, your chances of acquiring this infection will increase! To help avoid this fungus, pick a few days out of the month to not wear [...]

This Week’s Featured Product: Phyto +

SkinCeuticals: Phyto + A botanical gel from SkinCeuticals, that’s enriched with active ingredients delivered in a hyaluronic acid base, to help hydrate, heal and improve the appearance of your skin. This product has an advance lightening formula, which will reduce hyperpigmentaion, and reduce erythema (redness of the skin). This is a natural alternative to the [...]

2011-02-17T09:00:47-07:00By |Products, Skin Facts|
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