• gut health,  Immune System,  Nutrition,  rosacea,  Sunscreen,  Women's Health

    Getting to the Root of Rosacea Symptoms

    Rosacea is a chronic skin inflammation that can make you run for cover at a time when spending time outside with friends is all you want to do. Even indoors, it’s hard to ignore your red, bumpy face when you’re staring at your own reflection on every video call! Are you tired of rosacea running your life? Let’s discuss what causes rosacea, who is most at risk, and how you can avoid the main triggers.  What Does Rosacea Look Like? …

  • Blog,  Features,  Sunscreen

    6 Tips To Find Safe Suncare

    Wandering in the sunscreen aisle with the goal of finding a safe and effective sunscreen is an overwhelming task. Use the EWG (Environmental Working Group) Sunscreen database to guide you in finding the best sunscreen for you and your family: http://www.ewg.org/2015sunscreen/ Important highlights of the EWG research on sun safety: Look for sunscreens free of: Vitamin A, oxybenzone, parabens, PABA, phthalates, fragrances and nano-sized particles. Avoid sunscreen spray and powders which pose an inhalation risk and lack effective skin coverage.…

  • Blog,  Sunscreen

    Safe Sunscreen Tip

    Conventional sunscreens often contain estrogenic toxins like parabens and phthalates, so many parents are switching to the more natural varieties. Sunscreens that contain titanium dioxide or zinc oxide will block the suns rays just as effectively as their more toxic counterparts. It is still important to apply these sunscreens every 2 hours, and also after prolonged swimming. Check out the 2014 Safe Sunscreen Guide from the Environmental Working Group.