Beautiful + Healthy Skin as a Lifestyle
We're not a "quick-fix" skin shop. We're not a "botox bar" pop-up. We believe in total skin health from the inside out, which requires commitment to healthy habits. From boosting internal defenses with nutrients to protecting against external insults like Ultraviolet rays, this blog offers advice on how to achieve and maintain healthy skin for the long-term. We navigate the hype and share the most evidence-based tips on topics from nutrition and stress reduction to the newest lasers and technologies that restore naturally glowing skin. It's simple. Beautiful and healthy skin is a lifestyle.
Nicotinamide: The Vitamin that Prevents Skin Cancer
Sun protection is at the foundation of skin cancer prevention, but it’s often not enough. Studies have shown that most people, even those at highest risk for skin cancer don’t use sunscreens optimally. And skin cancer is still the.... read more
Greens! Why you gotta do them.
You’ve heard it before. Greens are good for you! But, they’re amazingly good for your skin. Why? It probably has to do with the tough life of a leaf. Think of the leaf as the work-horse of the plant:.... read more
Probiotics for the face?
If you embrace healthy dietary recommendations, you’re probably consuming kefir and kimchi, which aid in digestion and promote immune function. But, recently the billion-dollar beauty industry has jumped on board too, and probiotics are in everything from cleansers to.... read more
Your Sleeping Beauty. Not just a fairy tale
Sleeping Beauty was onto something. Although we are all aware of the effects of a poor night’s sleep—poor concentration, irritability, foggy fatigue—too little sleep also reeks havoc on your skin. Dark circles, eye bags, fine lines and wrinkles? Even.... read more
Better to Fake than Bake? Self Tanner Safety
Sitting in the sun may bronze your skin, but any tan caused by the sun signals skin damage. “A tan is really a sign that one of your body’s defense mechanisms is at work,” says Dr. Jennifer Herrmann. “Your.... read more
Is my neck aging me?
You diligently cleanse, moisturize, apply reparative serums and of course sunscreen every day to your face. But, what about your neck? It’s an area all too often neglected and unfortunately, one of the first signs to show age because.... read more