Monthly Archives: October, 2013

  1. The Benefits of Oil

    “Oil” seems to be the new buzzword in skin and hair care lately, and more specifically argan oil. Now I must say, I had my doubts about this one. I have a real fetish about clean skin, and the application of oil seemed to be taking me in the wrong direction. But, as with all… Read More

  2. Gluten-free… cosmetics?

    We’ve all heard about it, and it’s trending so much even Miley Cyrus has it – it’s gluten-free. I’m sure everyone knows someone who suffers from gluten-intolerance to varying degrees. For me, it’s my mom, and she has kindly agreed to let me share her story. My mom has had stomach problems since childhood and… Read More

  3. The Newest Treatment Options for Melanoma

    Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. As with all skin cancer, melanoma develops due to genetic mutations of the DNA (either by inheritance or UV radiation). Risk factors for the development of melanoma include: skin pigmentation (fair-skinned individuals are at a higher risk), childhood exposure to sunlight, number of peeling/blistering sunburns in… Read More

  4. Konjac is More Than Just “Yam Tofu”

    With my skin obsessions, it’s no wonder that I get a little excited when new fads and crazes in skin care appear. The newest addition to my ever-growing collection is a konjac cleansing sponge. Now I don’t know about you, but the only time I ever hear of konjac is when I go to hotpot… Read More