- September 1st, 2013
The beginning of school is a time for your teen to put their best foot forward. Whether it is their freshman year or the end of their high school career, the condition of their skin is important.
Allow us to make a plug for natural beauty. Regular beauty tips might give you great skin and makeup—these will make you healthier inside too!Regaining control of your beautyBy Amy Vergin
- July 1st, 2013
Transitioning from winter to summer often presents a challenge for your body’s largest organ. While your skin can bear the brunt of seasonal changes, how do you keep your face from showing it?Don’t let the heat beat your skin into submissionBy Cara Lucas
- June 1st, 2013
Most women remember the scene in My Big Fat Greek Wedding when Tula awakes on her wedding day with a blemish the size of Mount Olympus in the middle of her face. But contrary to her father’s belief, Windex is not the cure for any skin ailment—and it certainly isn’t a natural solution to hormone-related acne.Clear up now, naturally!By Laurie Heap, MD
- May 1st, 2013
Aging produces many challenges and maintaining healthy hair is certainly among them. As we age, our scalps produce less sebum, a waxy matter that coats the cuticle and keeps hair shiny. The hair growth cycle also slows, making hair thinner and finer.Kitchen staples could be the answer to your best hair yetBy Cara Lucas
- April 1st, 2013
Why is it that skin cancer develops in one out of every five people, yet tanned and sunscreen-less bodies are regularly strewn about every beach each summer? If you are late to the game, here is a collection of sun and skincare tips to get you through this summer unharmed.
What is sunburn?Avoid the biggest sun mistakesBy Amy Vergin
- March 1st, 2013
Clay has been used by man since the beginning of time. According to Hippocrates, Theophrastus, Dioscorides, and Galen, the Greeks made use of clays extensively. The Romans used clay to clean their togas (detergents weren’t readily available in those times) and, according to Pliny, they used poultices to heal wounds.How using clay can keep you naturally beautifulBy Paul F. Petit, ND, CSSP
- February 1st, 2013
You can feel it coming on: cracking, flaking, blotchiness. Yes, it’s winter, and with all the fun festivities that come with it, ‘tis the season that can wreak the most havoc on your largest organ.How to keep your skin supple and soft through this blustery seasonBy Stacey Lindsay
- October 26th, 2012
Rookie parents, be warned. Your newborn baby’s skin is bound to erupt in some sort of rash during his or her first year—but don’t worry, because most of it is completely benign, says Johns Hopkins Children’s Center dermatologist (and mom) Kate Puttgen, MD.Learn how to identify and treat your newborn’s skin ailmentsBy Cara Lucas
- October 1st, 2012
Beauty comes from the inside out—in more ways than one.
Sure, genetics are involved, but you’ve got a very large role to play to decide which genes get expressed and which ones lay dormant!Tips for natural beauty and skin careBy Lauren Deville, ND
- September 1st, 2012
Having a baby is a wonderful experience, despite the sleep loss and never-ending chores. But it can be hard to fit in self-care. You grab quick meals, don’t have time to exercise, can’t fit into your clothes, and have to-do lists that are three feet long. How do we regain control of our bodies and our lives after childbirth?Look and feel your best afterward!By Donna Parker, LAc