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News On Mineral Makeup, Rosacea & A Possible Cure

Exciting Discovery Could Be Next Cure For Rosacea Sufferers

While women wait on the science to help find a cause and cure, our mineral makeup provides benefits to women that suffer with rosacea.  We are often asked by women if our mineral makeup products can be used if they have rosacea whether it be mild or severe, so…

This is the excitement of the latest discovery.  The Journal Of Medical Microbiology published a review that scientists are closer to establishing a definitive bacterial cause for the skin condition rosacea. This will allow more targeted, effective treatments to be developed for sufferers.  So this latest research is welcomed news.

FULL ARTICLE: Rosacea, Mineral Makeup, and the Possible Cure

Posted by Katie at June 2, 2016 9:22 am | No Comments »

Acne Problems, Acne Solutions And Ingredients Involved!

Acne Issues And How To Resolve Them

With the frustration of acne being so prevalent and the fact it can hit us at any age, we felt it was vital for all to try and understand more about acne care which can include some pretty harsh acne products for the face.  Dryness, irritation and inflammation become the mainstay of our lives as we fight to stop our acne from becoming chronic.

We listen to sales pitches, try to understand the different ingredients as to how it all works, while trying to avoid the harsh chemicals that most commercial skincare brands offer.

We have done a two part series of articles that will break this down for you and hopefully get you on the road to recovery with a better understanding of dealing with acne gently, and keep you from further damaging your skin.

Part One: Confusion and Insanity When Dealing With Acne Problems

Part Two: Ingredients To Use and Avoid When Dealing With Acne

Posted by Katie at April 30, 2014 9:00 am | No Comments »

Do I Have A Sun Allergy? Or Is It Some Other Skin Allergy?

Summer Is Rapidly ApproachingExample dermatological skin allergy

As we are now into Spring and Summer is just around the corner, we will begin to get daily exposure to the sun which will bring about some burning or deepening of our skin tone.  Suddenly some of us may notice something odd or changes to our skin especially after a slight sunburn, something we have never seen before, and not really know or understand what is happening.  You may pose the question, “how do I know if I am allergic to the sun?”

Let’s look at the questions that may help to address some skin changes where you are unsure of their exact cause.

FULL ARTICLE: Do I Have A Sun Allergy? Or Is It Some Other Skin Allergy?

Posted by Katie at April 2, 2014 9:00 am | No Comments »

Natural Facial Mask For Acne, Rosacea And All Skin Types

Facial Masks (masques) Are Exceptional At Helping Skin Feel And Look Better

A great way to give yourself a spa day this weekend with this skin soothing facial mask recipe.

Using natural face masks are excellent for the skin. Their skin healthy benefits are perfect for fighting acne, calming rosacea and soothing psoriasis. The beauty of using all natural ingredients in a “one time use” facial mask is you don’t have to worry about preservatives or the product going bad. It is made fresh each time and the leftovers are tossed after application. It is perfect for all skin types including mature, dry skin.

FULL ARTICLE: Natural Facial Mask For Acne, Rosacea And All Skin Types

Posted by Katie at February 28, 2014 9:00 am | No Comments »

Does Alpha Hydroxy Acid Or Salicylic Acid Work For Acne?

Taking A Look At Alpha Hydroxy And Beta Hydroxy Acids

Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) creams are great for gentle exfoliation of your skin. Salicylic Acid which is a Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) on the other hand behaves more like a systemic on the skin. These can aid in reduction of acne and keep bacterial growth to a minimum.

However, there are divided camps on the use of Beta Hydroxy Acids due to their ability to penetrate deep into the pores breaking through the oily barrier which helps to break apart sebum buildup and unclog the pore. With this ability this ingredient can be a cause for some concern for it aging the skin despite the benefit to it helping to clear up acne.

FULL ARTICLE: Does Alpha Hydroxy Acid Or Salicylic Acid Work For Acne?

Posted by Katie at February 10, 2014 9:20 am | No Comments »