Biotin and Acne

Biotin and Acne

As we all know, understanding the balance between environmental factors and what exactly triggers our acne feels a little bit like chasing rainbows!  Whenever it seems like we’re getting close to an answer, we get a massive breakout that undoes all of our “progress.”...
An Unspoken Nutrient…Zinc

An Unspoken Nutrient…Zinc

Zinc is a trace element that we need to survive.  Essentially Zinc is found throughout your body and has an important role in the immune system, metabolism, and wound healing.   It also plays a role in growth and development. It is even a component of many of our...
Acne Scars:  Can they be a thing of the past?

Acne Scars: Can they be a thing of the past?

One of the most difficult and discouraging aspects of having acne are the marks that are left behind after a breakout clears.  Just like any wound or injury, when a pimple does damage to the dermis, often a scar is left behind. The more inflamed the blemish is, the...
Foreign DNA in Your Body?

Foreign DNA in Your Body?

Microchimerism may sound like an unfamiliar term, but there’s a possibility that your body is more familiar with it than you know. So, what is Microchimerism anyway? Most commonly, it is the presence of male DNA in a woman’s body from a past pregnancy. The fetal DNA...
Insulin & Your Skin

Insulin & Your Skin

Diet can have a big role in our skin.  Our bodies require nutrients to function properly and provide fuel to our cells. However, sugary foods high on the glycemic index can be damaging to our bodies and can even cause acne breakouts! Diets that contain foods high in...
Gratitude Sale!

Gratitude Sale!

What better time to show appreciation and gratitude towards the people around us than the holidays? The holidays can be stressful, hectic, and downright crazy at times, but that isn’t what its about! Making memories, gathering with the ones you love, practicing old...