Skincare Blog


Break Out During PMS

The Skin Cycle & Your Period: Why You Break Out During PMS

Acne before your period is a common part of PMS. It can also coincide with your natural skin cycle. Let’s take a look at why it happens — and what…

Circadian Rhythm and the Skin

Skin & Circadian Rhythm [Optimize Your Skin Care + Sleep]

You may have heard of circadian rhythm before, but do you know what it is? Your circadian rhythm is the natural, internal process that governs many…

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How Your Skin Cycle Changes [Plus, How to Improve It]

You’ve heard of cycling classes, recycling, and a laundry cycle… but did you know you have a skin cycle, too? Many women don’t know that…

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Anti-Androgens for Acne: DIM, Saw Palmetto, and Vitex

You wake up, roll out of bed, and find another hormonal acne pimple on your jawline. How can you treat this naturally without jumping straight to…

Melanoma

Melanoma: Warning Signs, Causes, and Treatment

In my dermatology practice, I get all sorts of questions, from why hormonal acne is flaring up to if it’s “normal” to have a certain rash.…

clean-beauty

The Gift of Better Skin: Dr. Jeffries Integrative Clean Beauty Gift Guide*

Give the gift of better skin inside & out all year long with these clean beauty recommendations that your loved ones will enjoy long after their…

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Mindfulness & Meditation for Beauty and Skin Care [6 Tips]

It seems like the world gets louder and busier every year. As Marie Kondo’s tidying up methods sweep the world, it leads to another question: How do…

9 Skin Detox Tips + What to Avoid [From a Dermatologist]

Is a skin detox right for you? Beauty culture encourages detoxes for everything from your face to your armpits. Some of these techniques are very…

chemical-peel

Chemical Peels for Acne & Aging: Benefits & What to Expect

I’ll be the first to acknowledge that for my more holistically-minded clients, chemical peels sound like the opposite of a natural beauty treatment.…

Doxycycline

Doxycycline for Acne: How It Works, Dosage, Side Effects

Have you tried every cream, birth control, and urban legend for clear skin, all to no effect?  If other methods have failed, antibiotics such as…