Summer Sun, Vitamin D and Sunscreen

Much has been said about summer sun, Vitamin D absorption, and sunscreen use Vitamin D performs many important functions in the body, from helping keep our bones strong to enhancing immune function and reducing inflammation. For many of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere or who spend much of our time indoors, we may Read More

Diet and Your Skin

Our diet has a huge impact on our skin. We’ve often heard that “you are what you eat.” When it comes to your skin, the same is true. While many “fad” diets were developed to help people lose weight, little consideration is given to the impact that they have on the skin. The best diet Read More

Acne Causes and Remedies

What causes acne? Acne is brought on by a number of causes. These can include an excess of dead skin thata clogs pores, excessive oil production, and trapped bacteria, which leads to infection and inflammation. Genetics may also contribute to the risk for developing acne. Other factors have been found to make acne worse. An Read More