Top Ten Beauty Tips for Spring

Spring is here. Your skin is thirsty for fresh air and sunshine. We offer our top ten beauty tips for healthy, glowing skin. 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 better defend itself against sun… Read more »

A Better Bedtime Routine For Your Skin

a better bedtime routine for skin

You know you should at least wash your face before going to bed, but how often do you just crawl under the covers without even removing the dirt and grime of the day? Here are ten tips to a better bedtime for your skin: Cleanse – If you do nothing else, you have to at… Read more »

Repair Your Winter Skin from the Inside

winter skin health from the inside

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 the skin from the inside… Read more »

Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Wrinkles

skin hydration and wrinkles

“We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.” ~ Lauren Hutton   That doesn’t mean we have to embrace them whole-heartedly. Is it not every woman’s goal to defy the aging process? Here… Read more »

Managing Psoriasis During the Winter Months

psoriasis itch in the winter months

Winter can be a tough time for those suffering from psoriasis. The cold, harsh, dry conditions create a perfect storm for flare-ups. These are the most common factors leading to issues with psoriasis during the winter months: Dry Air – Psoriasis is particularly susceptible to dry air and can become inflamed and itchy when skin dries… Read more »

5 Tips for Healthy Winter Hair and Skin

5 tips for healthy winter hair

  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… Read more »

Reduce Stress for Clearer Skin

stress is linked to inflammatory skin conditions

The way you’re feeling can actually have an affect on how you look. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, a variety of studies anecdotally link stress, depression and anxiety to an increase in skin, hair or nail problems, but proving the relationship between stress and inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, psoriasis and rosacea… Read more »

Best and Worst Foods for Psoriasis

anti inflammatory diets can help psoriasis

    Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease, so an anti-inflammatory diet is important to reduce Psoriasis. These foods cause inflammation and should be avoided: Fatty red meat – these meats contain an abudance of saturated fats as well as arachadonic acid, a natural inflammatory substance that is believed to make psoriasis plaques red and swollen…. Read more »

Summer Sun is Actually Good for Psoriasis

vitamin d and uv rays can help treat and prevent psoriasis

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 rays… Read more »

August is National Psoriasis Awareness Month

august is national psoriasis awareness month

August is National Psoriasis (pronounced “suh-RY-uh-sus”) Awareness Month.  Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that causes painful scaling, itching and inflammation. It happens when skill cells grow too quickly.  Normally, our skin cells grow slowly and flake off every four weeks allowing room for new skin cells to take their place. However, those suffering from… Read more »