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Eczema Care

The best way to handle eczema is not with more creams

I grew up with eczema so it’s hard to list all the different creams and lotions I used over the years. Some worked but were too expensive to maintain. Others were cheap but had...

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Skin Care, Skin Treatments

What I use to treat my skin after sun exposure

As someone with sensitive skin, I was always more aware of using sunscreen than everyone else around me. Using sunscreen wasn’t something I couldn’t skip and it still isn’t. But I always felt like...

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Skin Care

Would you wash a silk shirt with tar?

I’ve worked in the beauty industry for almost ten years now and I’ve heard all sorts of excuses not to take better care of your skin. The most common is having no time, taking...

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Rosacea Treatments, Sea Buckthorn Oil

When the treatment is worse than the disease

For a long time, people suffering from rosacea didn’t have many options to handle this skin condition. Most of the treatments were based on fighting inflammation instead of fixing the cause. The cortisone-based skin...

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Psoriasis, Sea Buckthorn Oil

I don’t have a choice but to be slightly obsessed with my skin

People with a healthy skin have no idea what someone suffering from psoriasis has to go through growing up. It takes years of trial and error to find out exactly what is good for...

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Sea Buckthorn Oil, Skin Care

It’s not every day a woman in her late 40s hears “you’re glowing”

In my 20s everyone complimented me on my looks. In my 30s they started focusing on my career achievements over my looks (although I think I still looked fresh). In my 40s it’s been...

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Rosacea Treatments, Sea Buckthorn Oil

Why I don’t believe in ugly skin

I despise any commercial ads that promise their product will help you get rid of your ugly skin. There is no such thing as ugly skin, and I loathe the poor self-image these companies...

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Skin Care, Skin Treatments

How I got rid of skin redness with soap

If you have extra sensitive skin, the first thing people tell you is to never use soap. Well, I beg to differ. Those people telling you not to use soap are wrong. What they...

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Acne, Acne Soap

You’re trying to get rid of acne the wrong way

I can always see it from the corner of my eye. The minute I walk into any room full of women, they look jealously at my flawless skin. It doesn’t take too long before...

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Hair Care

Here comes the sun (and my sensitive scalp problems)

No one loves the summer as much as I do, and this has been true since I can remember. But a couple of years ago, the strangest thing happened after the week on the...

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