I have praised the wonder that is exfoliating – the konjac sponge, the Clarisonic. And those are great, truly. However, I have leveled up my exfoliation game. Big time. I discovered chemical exfoliation. I know, I know. It sounds scary. Slathering chemicals over your face that may or may not burn off your skin? I get it. But let’s allow science to do the work. … Continue reading Let’s Get Chemical, Chemical . . .
I’ve been keeping this site with my musings on Ye Olde Dandruff for many years. And I have finally found my HOLY GRAIL for combatting facial seborrheic dermatitis. There is one ingredient that I want you to hunt down. No, it’s not pyrithone zinc or sulfur or even another favorite of mine, salicylic acid. Those are all good, but this magical ingredient I’ve falling head … Continue reading My #1 Ingredient for Putting a Stop to Seborrheic Dermatitis on the Face
Seborrheic dermatitis is most often found on the scalp and face. But it can happen on just about any spot on the body with oil glands. Many people deal with seborrheic dermatitis on their backs, chest, genitals, armpits, neck, arms, legs and other parts of the body. Personally, I do not have an issue with seborrheic dermatitis on other parts my body besides my face … Continue reading Treating Seborrheic Dermatitis on the Body
If you have seborrheic dermatitis on your face, you might be a little skeptical about trying a face mask. Your skin is too sensitive for that, right? Not necessarily! What’s great about a mask, is that it really cleans out those pores. As discussed before, seborrheic dermatitis kinda makes you think you have dry skin, but really its a gross yeasty oily situation oozing form … Continue reading Best Face Masks for Seborrheic Dermatitis
A magic brush? Could it be true? Could a simple hair brush made out of an unusual material actually treat dandruff? Is there really an all-natural way to treat seborrheic dandruff? I saw this while searching Amazon for new products that cure seborrheic dermatitis. Goody makes this copper brush that claims to kill 80% of the yeast that causes dandruff. I was skeptical but it … Continue reading The BEST Tool for Dandruff You’ve NEVER Heard of!
Got skin drama? The first choice many of us turn to is makeup, right? Unfortunately, when you’ve got seborrheic dermatitis (major redness, oily skin and crazy-dramatic flakes), makeup sometimes makes it worse. With 20 years of seborrheic dermatitis AND makeup wearing experience, I’ve got a few tips. I can’t promise miracles, but try these suggestions for making the most of a scaly situation. (Contains affiliate … Continue reading Makeup for Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic dermatitis is a confusing skin disorder – it’s presents like dry skin . . . but it’s also kinda greasy. It’s red and easily irritated . . . but you can’t just baby it, or you’ll never kill the bacteria/fungus causing all the drama. This makes choosing a moisturizer for seborrheic dermatitis plagued skin a difficult task. (Contains affiliate links) For years, I thought … Continue reading The Best Moisturizers for Seborrheic Dermatitis (and Sensitive Skin in General!)
While discussing seborrheic dermatitis with a friend, she asked if I had looked at my diet as source for a cure. This is a common response these days . . . but I’ll admit I’m a skeptic that food can cure seborrheic dermatitis. I try to consume lots of veggies, fatty fish, yogurt/kefir (yay probiotics!) and good ol’ H2O. I think (hope?) these simple steps give … Continue reading Diet and Seborrheic Dermatitis
Two weeks ago I sat down and wrote a spring cleaning checklist. Each day I tried to cross off one or two of those tasks, like organizing my junk drawer or scrubbing down my fridge. And I’m feeling so great that I want to take the “spring cleaning” spirit to every area of my life – including my skin. Confession? I have hardly been washing … Continue reading Skincare Spring Cleaning
1. Treat it like dry skin Your skin is reddish and flaky . . . so it’s dry, right? Not necesarily! If it is seborrheic dermatitis, then your epidermis has been catfishing you! Surprise! The source of your problem is more like a rash caused by oil/yeast. So fight the urge to just slather it with moisturizers, oils, creams, etc. Certain oils, such as coconut … Continue reading 5 Things NOT TO DO When Fighting Seborrheic Dermatitis