gua

Does Gua Sha really work?

If you’re into holistic health, you’ve probably heard the buzz about gua sha. Everyone from online influencers to New York dermatologists are on the…

itchy scalp

What Causes Itchy Scalp [And the 4 Best Natural Remedies]

Everyone’s scalp gets a little itchy at times, but when it becomes the excessive itch you just can’t help but scratch, you may have a problem. There…

how to layer your skin care products

Am I doing this right?? How to layer your skin care products for the best results

I've been on a deep cleaning mission to get all of my "junk drawers" and other cluttered areas of my home organized since New Year's Day. I've…

acne breakouts

Surprising Causes of Acne Breakouts! Hint: It’s not hormones or diet!

Surprising Causes of Acne Breakouts! Hint: It’s not hormones or diet! As a board-certified Integrative Dermatologist, I’m always looking for how…

Immune Boosting Herbal Supplements

Winter Wellness Immune Boosting Herbal Supplements

I hope you are enjoying the winter season and that you have had some time off of work to rest and rejuvenate. In the past, I know that when I finally…

Mind, Body, Spirit & Skincare Holiday Tips

Mind, Body, Spirit & Skincare Holiday Tips

We are in the midst of the holiday season and I don't know about you, but this time of year brings A LOT of hustle and bustle to my daily life. I…

Winter

5 Expert Tips on How to Hydrate Your Winter Skin

Winter represents a time for cozy comfy days of relaxation with a warm blanket, a cup of tea and a good book. It's a time of quiet energy, reflection…

skin microbiome

The Skin Microbiome: An Integrative Dermatologist’s Perspective

“Is my skin dirty?” one of my patients asked me this week when I was explaining the role of skin microbiome and her skin issue. And the answer is YES…

Blue Light

How to Prevent and Repair Blue Light Skin Damage

Is it possible that there is such a thing as blue light skin damage? We are well aware that our digital devices emit blue light. This causes eye…

Tired Woman

Circadian Rhythm: How Disconnecting From Your Phone Can Prevent Disease

This article was originally authored and published by Dr. Emily Parke. After a long day behind the computer or a late night catching up on work under…