Did you know that PMS, the dreaded bloating, headaches, mood swings, cravings, cramps, etc., affects 75% of women?
It certainly takes a toll on me once a month, which is what inspired me to find out ways to “hack” my own biology in order to stop feeling so miserable during this time (and to save my boyfriend from my crying spells and irritability). If you’re looking for ways to alleviate symptoms of PMS, click to read my top period hacks derived from science!
After reading the title of this blog post, you may be thinking to yourself, “Don’t dry and dehydrated mean the same thing?”
While these two terms may be shown as synonyms in a thesaurus, dry and dehydrated mean two completely different things in the world of skin care. They do share similar signs and symptoms, such as skin dryness and sometimes flaking, itching, tightness, or sensitivity, but the causes and treatments are quite different. So what's the difference between dry and dehydrated skin? Keep reading to find out!
I’ve been following the ketogenic diet for the past several months and I have to say that my skin is looking better than I’ve ever seen it! If you want to learn more about how to try the ketogenic diet for healthy skin, click to read more!
When you think of aloe vera you may recall memories of applying a gooey green substance to your painful red sunburn after a few too many hours in the sun. The gel is cool and soothing, helping to ease the pain of your burn. But did you know that aloe vera has many additional uses other than alleviating sunburn?
Since retinoids are the gold standard for giving your skin a youthful, glowing appearance I’m going to help you to understand the difference between retinoids vs. retinol.
Through what I've learned as a pharmacist and my personal battle with acne, I've discovered the best tips to get rid of acne. In fact, I bet you haven't even heard of some of them before!
If you are any kind of skincare junkie like I am, you've definitely heard of peptides being used in various anti-aging products, claiming to solve pretty much every skin flaw imaginable. But what are peptides? And how do they work?
This post is a little different than my usual posts about skincare and beauty products because I want to share with you something that has been on my mind: I'm broke.
the skincare pharmD has been nominated for the Liebster Award by Julia of Unbreakable Joy. The Liebster Award recognizes new bloggers for their impact on the blogging community.
The Dr. Lin Skincare Daily Hydrating Gel promises "to soothe and rehydrate dry, irritated skin". Exactly what I needed! Keep reading to learn how the ingredients in the Dr. Lin Skincare Daily Hydrating Gel work to restore skin moisture + my results after using this product!
Shtrands is an online platform that recommends and delivers truly personalized high-quality hair care regimens, based on a subscription model.
All I need is coffee + dry shampoo.
I wanted to write this post because I've found soo many face masks over the past few years that have really helped to clear my skin and brighten my complexion. Masks work so well because they do a little bit of everything...
You may think I'm crazy for leaving a six-figure salary job, but the paycheck was truly the only benefit of being a retail pharmacist. This job was affecting both my mental and physical health - needless to say I was pretty miserable. Which is what prompted me to write this post: I don't want other young students in pharmacy school to make the same mistakes that I did.
The truth is, every skin type can benefit from a face oil. Skin needs oil to help maintain its hydration, especially when it is stripped of its own natural oils, such as from using too harsh of a cleanser. Before you jump on the face oil bandwagon, though, keep in mind that there is a right and wrong way to use them.
In my opinion, however, the best foundation you can wear is healthy skin. Which is this post will talk about healthy ways to prevent and get rid of dark spots as well as whether various dark spot correcting products are really worth it.
In this post I’m giving you the details on the skincare benefits of purslane. Don't know what purslane is? You're going to want to after reading all of these benefits!
My goal is, of course, to always be confident in my own skin and not have to rely on heavy foundation/concealer/cover-up/whatever to hide my face. That’s just not what I’m about! So in this post I’m sharing 7 skin care products you need to add to your daily routine.
Drs. Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields have created a product that is truly for ALL skin, regardless of type. Because everyone could benefit from more hydration, right? Well, if moisture and hydration are what you’re looking for, this product will do the job.
I die a little inside every time I hear someone say to me, “I’ve started drinking more water to help clear my skin.”