Worst Sunscreens for Children

We all try to make the best decisions for our children.  The right amount of sleep, vegetables on their plates,  activities that are energizing for their minds and bodies and loads of love. When they are playing outside, at the pool or they are at the beach we also reach for sunscreen. For decades now…

Is sleep deprivation affecting your skin?

Nearly 70 million American adults suffer from one or more sleep disorders.  Some of the more common sleep disorders include sleep deprivation, insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders and obstructive sleep apnea.  Sleep disorders can directly influence the health of our skin.  Patients that are sleep deprived are more likely to suffer with common dermatological conditions such…

Get naked for your skin’s health

May happens to be Skin Cancer Awareness Month and with summer being nearly here it is a great time to revisit our skin’s health.   Skin cancer remains one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States, and it is estimated that one person dies from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin…

Are your hands giving away your age?

When it comes to the battle of aging beautifully we focus nearly all of our attention on our faces and maybe our neckline but there is one more part of our body that is constantly on show.  Our hands.  They are waving hello, shaking the hand of a new personal introduction, they are communicating as…

Psoriasis and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Studies are suggesting a link between psoriasis and vascular inflammation and cardiovascular disease. Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin disease that causes red, raised, and scaly patches to appear on the skin.  This is thought to occur because the disease speeds up the growth cycle of skin cells which causes dead skin cells to build…