meditation-mindfulness

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…

Yoga-Nidra

Rest & Restore: Discover Yoga Nidra

Have you been feeling rundown lately? When was the last time you felt rested and refreshed when you woke up?  Susan* came into the office for her…

Vaseline for Your Face: Where it Doesn’t Work, Benefits & Risks

Vaseline for your face: is it an old-school remedy or a modern method of moisturizing? The answer is both — kind of.  While many people think…

hormonal-acne-treatments

Hormonal Acne: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments & Diet

You roll out of bed, wash your face, and there it is: another dreaded pimple appearing.  You’re in the 80% of women between the ages of 11 and 30…

DIM Supplement

Using a DIM Supplement for Acne, Weight Loss, Fitness & More

Almost daily, I’m asked by patients in my clinic if there are any natural supplements they can take to address their hormonal breakouts, weight gain,…

deodorant

Armpit Detox: Make the Switch to Natural Deodorant

There are a lot of reasons to stop using your conventional deodorant, beyond just basic skin care. Natural deodorants have a lot to offer. But before…

How to Achieve and Nurture Inner Beauty

One question I wish I was asked more often is how to achieve and nurture inner beauty. We can achieve and nurture true beauty from the inside out by…

keto and acne. 

Keto: Skin-Wrecker or Acne Cure? A dermatologist gives the facts

It’s time to crack the case of the mysterious keto and acne connection. Some fans of the high-fat diet say it cures pimple problems. Others say the…

Psoriasis

6 Best Natural Remedies for Psoriasis, According to Science

As a dermatologist, one of the most common skin disease complaints I hear is about psoriasis.  Psoriasis flare-ups are not only painful, but can…

global

A Doctor’s Hopeful Response to COVID-19 & the Global Pause

If you know anything about me, you probably know I value positivity. Being negative can lead to stress, anxiety, heart disease, autoimmune…