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Here you will find information on a variety of skin-related topics

Skin Positivity

Skin Positivity

Skin diseases can take a tremendous toll on the self esteem of ourselves or our loved ones, and lead to desperation, frustration and, in many cases, isolation. The most common skin disease, acne, affects 80% of the population to some degree at point in...

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Hair today… Gone tomorrow!

Hair today… Gone tomorrow!

Losing one’s hair can be stressful… in fact, hair loss is so profoundly distressing that those undergoing chemotherapy typically rate hair loss as their most dreaded complication!

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Pigment Erasers: Simple Solutions That Work

Pigment Erasers: Simple Solutions That Work

Skin pigmentation goes by many names: age spots, sun spots, freckles, hyper-pigmentation, etc. All stem from overproduction of melanin in our skin, and most of us experience it over time. Sun, hormones, and inflammation send signals to produce melanin in...

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What is Aging Skin?

What is Aging Skin?

There are two factors contributing to the way skin ages:Intrinsic Aging, which is our genetically based predisposition to aging, and Extrinsic Aging, which is the acceleration of aging due to free radical and oxidative skin damage caused by environmental...

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Writing to Heal

Writing to Heal

By helping people manage and learn from negative experiences, writing strengthens their immune systems as well as their minds. Writing is no stranger to therapy. For years, practitioners have used logs, questionnaires, journals and other writing forms to...

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Sun Protection Discussion: Myths & Misunderstandings

Sun Protection Discussion: Myths & Misunderstandings

It has been proven definitively that sunscreens and sun-protective clothing and practices do prevent skin cancer- the most common cancer seen in humans. Many of the most impactful studies have come from doctors work in Australia, the country with the...

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