6 Concerns/Complications with Cosmetic Injectables

I’ve decided to share some of the complications/concerns that I’ve seen or know of when it comes to Botox & fillers. This is not to scare anyone but to just get more information out when it comes to these procedures. I’ve seen people treat getting injectables like getting a haircut (which can also be aContinue reading “6 Concerns/Complications with Cosmetic Injectables”

6 Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites

It’s that time of season that the deadliest animals, mosquitoes, are out looking for our blood. How crazy is it that there are over 3,000 species of these blood sucking insects and that they kill 700,000 people annually?!? The good news is only about 200 of the species carry the mosquito-borne diseases we know ofContinue reading “6 Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites”

8 Ways To Reduce Stress

Stress is a normal part of life. We are always going to have stressors it’s how we respond to them that matters. There are many helpful tips to get you out of stress mode. Stuff happens; relationship problems, job insecurity, social injustice, kids not behaving, politics, illness, pipe leaks, crazy puppies, and pandemics just toContinue reading “8 Ways To Reduce Stress”

Hair Loss from Telogen Effluvium: 4 Reasons Why and What Can You Do?

A very common reason for hair loss is Telogen Effuvium (TE), it’s second after Androgenic Alopecia (which is genetics/age). It’s normal to lose about 100-150 hairs a day over the entire head, but if you are noticing much more than normal it could be TE. To get a correct diagnosis it’s important to visit aContinue reading “Hair Loss from Telogen Effluvium: 4 Reasons Why and What Can You Do?”

3 Treatments for Hyperpigmentation (Dark Spots)

When we are young freckles seem cute but with lots of sun exposure & normal aging they start to coalesce and we don’t consider them cute in our society. Hyperpigmentation is darkening of normal skin color. This can look like macules (small flat spots) or patches (larger flat spots). There are different reasons for theseContinue reading “3 Treatments for Hyperpigmentation (Dark Spots)”

5 Ways to Reduce Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation is the root cause of many skin diseases as well as diseases of other organs.  Inflammation is a normal reaction that our amazing bodies do to protect us. If we have a cut or a virus our inflammatory cascade comes in and does it’s thing, heals us then it goes away. It’s when this inflammationContinue reading “5 Ways to Reduce Chronic Inflammation”

6 Steps to Do at Home to Improve Acne

Cleanser-   Keep it simple!  Over-washing can dry out skin and trigger skin to produce more oil.  Avoid harsh cleansers with sodium lauryl sulfates.  Tap water can dry the skin out as well, as it contains chlorine.  A gentle cleanser or an oil cleanser can be used no more than twice a day with aContinue reading “6 Steps to Do at Home to Improve Acne”