Category Archives: Beauty and Youthfulness

Sunscreen Deception – Is Your Sunscreen Safe?

Everyone knows sunscreen protects your skin from the suns damaging rays and helps to prevent skin cancer, right?  Unfortunately, that may not actually be the case. The Environmental Working Group has reviewed the research to come up with some surprising … Continue reading

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Homemade Deodorant Recipe

There are plenty of natural deodorants on the market without aluminum, but sadly, most of them don’t last through a whole day for me and I’m a little tired of being the smelly granola doctor, or at least worrying that I’m the smelly granola doctor. Not the image I’m trying to cultivate, you know? Continue reading

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Eczema, Psoriasis, Seborrheic Dermatitis – Natural Relief is Here!

After you get out of the shower, heat your mixture and apply a little bit of the warm liquid to the areas of your skin that need it. This will help to heal and soothe the hurt and itch but also forms a protective layer that will help to prevent infections. It also makes the skin patches look far less angry and less noticeable. Continue reading

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Formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout. All In the Name of Beauty.

The solution that is used for the popular hair treatment the Brazilian Blowout, which gives your hair a “natural” (har har) silky smooth look, is 12% Formaldehyde. 12%!!! I would like to point out that 12% is approximately the same amount as is used in the solution in which cadavers are preserved. So essentially, if you need to preserve a human, just dip them in Brazilian Blowout. Continue reading

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Anti-Aging Skin Treatment Miracle! It’s a Coconut.

Rarely do I find something that surprises me so deeply as the humble coconut has. A patient asked me to look into the safety of using coconut oil topically. Although I was able to tell her in the office it was safe and surely beneficial, I didn’t really have a concept of how beneficial so I did some digging around. Continue reading

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