Say Bye-Bye to Blemishes

 One thing that sticks with you as tight as a college girlfriend would be >> blemishes. They will stick with you through thick and thin and never leave you. With age you may grow apart, but will always have history together, memories shared...embarrassing moments to relive.In order to combat blemishes, I find that I must address them in 3 stages:...more

5 (Skin & Hair) Beauty Tips From My Grandma

My grandmother was a wise woman. Her name was Eva. She only achieved a 4th grade education and rarely left the corners of her own home but she could cook the most magnificent Caribbean dishes you would ever hope to taste and had a wealth of knowledge about home[opatic] remedies that rivaled any wellness expert today. ...more

I confess: I love skin cream samples.

Never in my life did I ever expect to become skin obsessed.  I never really paid much attention to my skin and was lucky not to have much acne when I was a teenager.  As fate would have it I married a dermatologist which is the equivalent of eating the forbiddden apple for skin....more

Is A Vegetarian or Vegan Diet Bad for Your Skin?

I've been a vegetarian for over 20 years, and have no plans to start eating meat any time soon. Am I hurting my skin with this dietary choice? What's the the truth about skin health and food? ...more
@EllenJaffeJones KUDO'S to you!!! How inspirational you are to me, and Im sure to many others! A ...more

How to Remove Skin from Salmon some recipes, you need skinless salmon.  If your grocery store is like mine, the skinless salmon is at least $1 more per pound.  That may not be a lot of money but once I figured out a quick, easy way to remove the skin, I just can't justify paying it....more

Sea Salt, See Clear Skin

The quest for clear skin is an on-going life process, starting in puberty and continuing through adulthood. Even though adolescence might be over, adult acne can continue to still plague many people. And to make matters worse, in addition to combating pimples, now the battle with wrinkles starts to happen. So what does that mean when it comes to skin care at this stage in life? It’s time to find skin treatments that don’t cause drying (which results in more wrinkles), but are still effective in resolving acne issues....more

Vitamin D and Your Skin

We all know that Vitamin D is essential to good health, but how does one reconcile the need for Vitamin D, which humans can synthesize through sun exposure, with the need to protect your skin from skin cancer and, if we can be vain for a moment, unnecessary aging?  I’ve written about this subject in the past (see my previous post), but armed with some new information on the subject I thought it was time to revisit this controversy....more
Thanks for simplifying a complicated and controvesial subject!more

Dermaplaning Explained


Skin Therapy Classic Skin Regimen Must Do!

TO MY SURPRISE I have been unaware as to the fact of how many men and women are not sure where to start when it comes to taking care of their skin. Here are 4 simple steps to help you start your skin care regimen. ...more