Micro-needling Derma Pens and Derma Rollers

I’ve begun using micro-needling tools such as Derma-rollers and switched to the Derma-pen (Dr. Pen) per Dermatologists’ recommendations citing adverse effects of Derma rollers- caused by slicing rather than puncturing the skin. Microneedling Benefits: Micro-needling has become more popular over the years due to its many benefits including collagen induction, diminishing scars and pores, and…

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…

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…

Hard-Water’s Effect on Hair and Skin

In my previous post, H2-Oh-No: Hard Water Irritates Skin!, I discussed how hard-water had affected my skin.  After noticing and hypothesizing over patches of inflamed flushed areas all over my body, doing some research, and self-diagnosing, I concluded I did not have a sudden bout of eczema, but rather hard-water dermatitis. In a Vogue.com article,…

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…

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…

From the moment I wake up… Garnier Anti-Puff Roller

From the moment I wake up, before I put on my make-up, I apply Garnier Skin Renew. 😉 The anti-puff roller truly does give an instant smoothing effect, rolling away bags and puffiness. I apply it first thing to banish that newly awakened look. I used to apply it withy finger (for fear of wrinkles)…

Water? Yes! Skin & Hair Secret.

I feel as if man would not naturally emerge from bathing or the rain perfectly dry: our use of just towels can show us how we are drying our skin in an unnatural way, beyond that the soaps and products we use deplete the skin and hair of its oils and moisture. I began spritzing…