Repair Your Winter Skin from the Inside with Omega 3s

Cold, dry, harsh winter conditions can really do a number on your skin.  Fortunately, you can “feed” your skin from the inside.  Oily fish, nuts and leafy green vegetables are high in essential Omega-3 fatty acids and protein, both crucial nutrients needed to help repair damaged skin cells.  Omega-3s heal your winter skin from the… Read more »

Probiotics for Healthy Skin

The skincare industry is full of trends and fads.  Everyone is looking for the latest and greatest cream to give them healthy skin.  If you suffer from a skin disorder such as psoriasis, acne or rosacea, you are even more inclined to seek out the perfect skincare solution.  Turns out, you might be going about… Read more »

Healthy Winter Skin Tips

It’s winter and already our hair, skin, and nails are suffering from this blustery season. Whipping winds, dry air, and chilly temperatures can have a damaging effect on soft skin and hair. The cold air outside and heat inside can strip moisture from locks and pores, making your hair brittle and skin itchy and dry…. Read more »

Study Finds Probiotics Beneficial for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a condition in which skin cells build up forming scales and itchy, dry patches.It is thought to be an autoimmune system disease that can be triggered by infections, stress and cold temperatures. There is no cure for psoriasis and doctors are still struggling to understand the disorder in depth.  Recent research has pointed toward… Read more »

Worst and Best Foods for Psoriasis

If you suffer from psoriasis, you know that it is an autoimmune disease caused by inflammation.  According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, many individuals benefit from following an anti-inflammatory diet to help reduce their symptoms. There are certain foods that are known to increase inflammation and others that have anti-inflammatory properties.  If you have psoriasis,… Read more »

Psoriasis and the Summer Sun

According to the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), roughly 7.5 million Americans suffer from the painful, often embarrassing symptoms associated with psoriasis.  Fortunately, there is some relief during the summer months, thanks in part to the vitamin D provided by sunlight.  Vitamin D reduces inflammation.  The NPF suggests that the combination of vitamin D and UV… Read more »

Five Summer Skin Secrets

Summer weather can be glorious, but the sun and heat can really take a toll on your skin, hair, and body. That doesn’t mean you have stay inside — with a little care and a few precautions, you can still enjoy those beautiful summer months. Drink Green Tea – If your complexion is red or… Read more »

Beauty Secrets of Vitamin C

There’s a secret the beauty industry might not want you to know. Instead of spending all that money on make-up and other “miracles” in a bottle, you can improve your hair, skin and nails simply with vitamin C. That’s right – vitamin C is the nutrient responsible for creating and maintaining collagen—the “glue” that holds… Read more »

Healthy, Glowing Skin this Spring

Spring is here. Your skin is thirsty for fresh air and sunshine. But it’s also the beginning of sunburn season. To maintain healthy, glowing skin, follow these tips:  Moisturize – The warm weather makes not only you thirsty, but your skin as well. Moisturizing is key. If your skin is hydrated and healthy, it can… Read more »

Probiotics for Eczema

An estimated 31.6 million Americans experience the symptoms of eczema, including 17.8 million with symptoms of atopic dermatitis. Eczema is characterized by intense itching of the skin. A rash usually appears later and is red and has bumps of varying sizes. To say that it is uncomfortable is a gross understatement. However, there may be… Read more »