Ask A Dermatologist: Dr. Q&A

I’m going to be collaborating with a dermatologist on a video and blog post. Submit your questions regarding dermatology, skin-care, hair-care- from products to hair-loss and hair Regrowth, to anything involving hair, skin, and nails. Comment below or via my Contact Page We will be discussing skin-care and hair-care, products and their ingredients, do’s and…

Korean Brightening Beauty Secret: Super Vitamin C- Vitabrid C12

  Vitabrid C12, vitamin C on crack, is a special 12hr time-released powder, developed by Dr. Jinjo Choy, which is to be mixed into water or toner and applied to the face.  It retails for $58.  But what’s it do?  Vitamin C is a common ingredient in serums, BB and CC creams, and products meant…

YoDerm Online Dermatology

The thought of online consultations with any type of doctor brings Lisa Kudrow in Web Therapy to mind: I was contacted by YoDerm ($10 off, click here) and asked if I’d like to review their online dermatology service (this is not sponsored).  For $59, you are consulted by a dermatologist who reviews your answers to…

H2-Oh-No: Hard Water Irritates Skin!

Can water irritate your skin if it’s soft or hard, or due to the chemicals infused within it? Yes!  According to an article on Hard Water Dermatitis posted on DermaHarmony.com, “Hard water is a common culprit in the fight against dry skin,” and defines hard water as “highly alkaline.”  I will be going into PH…

Types of Clay Masks

China White Clay– a delicate type of Kaolin clay that’s great for normal or dry skin-types because it does not draw oil or moisture from the skin like other types of clay. French Green Clay, a type of Illite clay that is great for oily skin because it does draw oil from pores. Bentonite: a…

Crazy Beauty Hacks, Tricks, Treatments, and Celebrity Secrets

These are the craziest beauty treatments and hacks, secrets of celebrities and stars.  Poking your face with needles, electrocuting it, rubbing a potato on it, vacuuming it, then soothing it with some Vitamin C and coffee.  These are some of the weirdest skin-care, beauty, make-up, and hair-care tricks out there. Endermologie and Lipomassage: Well Box or…

Masked: Mint Julep Masque

   I never use masks, but decided to try Queen Helene’s Mint Julep Masque. It smelled and felt minty, tingling as it dried. Afterward, I was pleasantly surprised to see the effect it had on my skin and pores.  It definitely also helped with the dry skin- like the dead skin was exfoliated in the…

Skincare Journey & Knowledge 🂌

I was lucky enough to have access to the best dermatologists, perscriptions, chemical peels, you name it- I tried it. From the boutique brand name products to the stuff found in your local drugstore- there wasnt anything I wouldn’t try: in fact- I almost did try it all in the process. Salicylic acid washes Salicylic chemical…

Shaving Face & Body: No Bumps

I have had a hate relationship with shaving since adolescence. I would get razor burn on my neck. I tried every type of razor (2-5 blades), purchased different types of shave gels from men’s brands to Neutrogena’s, and settled with Nivea’s sensitive formula foam. I did love the Bliss Bikini Perfect but although the multitool…