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…

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…