natural oils

7 Best Natural Oils for Skin [But Caution with the Last 2!]

When it comes to skincare, essential oils and natural oils have several benefits from hydrating to anti-inflammatory properties. But what are the…

positive self image

Positive Self Image: Combat Distorted Thinking

Sometimes, it feels impossible to see yourself in a positive light, get out of your head, and combat negative thoughts.  You are not alone. The way…

Cartoon Deodorant

5 Best Dermatologist-Tested Organic and All-Natural Deodorants & Antiperspirants

Switching to a natural deodorant/antiperspirant that works can be easy if you know what ingredients matter — and which ones to stay away from.  It’s…

Low Dose Naltrexone

Low Dose Naltrexone: Anti-Inflammatory + Other Amazing Skin Benefits

A variety of skin diseases that decrease quality of life might be treatable by low dose naltrexone.  Clinical trials have concluded that this…

Niacinamide

Niacinamide [Top Benefits and Uses for Skin]

In order for our bodies to maintain healthy function, they require essential vitamins. For our skin, one of these important requirements is…

cbd oil

How CBD Oil Can Treat Acne, Eczema, & Psoriasis

CBD oil (or Cannabidiol) is the new popular treatment for several health issues and concerns, including chronic skin conditions. Research on its…

cbd oil

CBD and Skin Care [What do we know in 2019?]

CBD for skin care is a hot topic in dermatology. CBD oil and hemp oil have only recently gained large traction in the minds of the public. Millions…

dairy

5 Steps to Implement a Successful Dairy Elimination Plan

If you were to shadow me in my clinic, you would hear me talk about the links between dairy and inflamed skin over and over and over again. Now, I…

Probiotics

Probiotics for Acne [What’s Real and What’s Not]

Are internal or topical probiotics for acne viable options? Acne can be one of the most annoying conditions, and sometimes it follows people through…

manuka honey

The Organic & Natural Skin Healing Power of Manuka Honey

The Organic & Natural Skin Healing Power of Manuka Honey Over a decade ago, I remember seeing a patient for his skin cancer screening exam and he…