Konjac Sponge for Seborrheic Dermatitis

A while ago, I was shopping in the skincare section of a fancy-shmancy organic-feeling Santa Monica shop and noticed several different packages of something called a konjac sponge. A woman grabbed two for her basket and started raving to me about this wondrous cleaning tool.  Her skin looked gorgeous so I turned to Dr. Google for more info. Apparently, the konjac sponge is made from … Continue reading Konjac Sponge for Seborrheic Dermatitis

Why Orange is the New Black Made Made Me Think About My Skin

When Netflix released the second season of Orange is the New Black, I was a pregnant and exhausted stay-at-home mom. So I may have put on an extra episode or two of Doc McStuffins for my three-year-old son so I could sneak into my room and watch just a little bit more of the highly addicting show about crazy incarcerated broads. I was looking at … Continue reading Why Orange is the New Black Made Made Me Think About My Skin

My FAVORITE Product to Destroy Dandruff

Oh dandruff. You flaky white devil. And here’s the first thing you need to accept about dandruff: it isn’t easy to get rid of and you most likely will deal with it your entire life. I sometimes read about someone claiming to have “cured dandruff forever!” Well, good for them. But I’m pretty skeptical that they cured it forever. Like the terminator, dandruff will be … Continue reading My FAVORITE Product to Destroy Dandruff

Coconut Oil for Seborrheic Dermatitis

(This article contains an affiliate link for coconut oil if you are interested in trying this interesting solution. Thanks!)  It’s a bit on the trendy side, sure. Coconuts are everywhere, man! Paleo dieters and vegans alike are buying oodles of the stuff, in the form of flakes, oil, milk and water to make their meals. People are taking shots of oil as a nutritional supplement! … Continue reading Coconut Oil for Seborrheic Dermatitis

My Latest and Greatest Routine for Seborrheic Dermatitis

I have made some changes in my skin care routine for seborrheic dermatitis on my face. The more I learn, the better I get at treating my seborrheic dermatitis. The biggest thing I’ve learned in treating seb derm is that, though it LOOKS like dry skin, it is really oily. It needs a thorough yet GENTLE cleaning and LIGHT moisturizing. Here are some of my … Continue reading My Latest and Greatest Routine for Seborrheic Dermatitis

How I Treat my Seborrheic Dermatitis: Face Edition

UPDATE: One year later, I’ve changed up my routine. Check out My Latest and Greatest Skincare Routine. Something from below might interest you, so check this out first. Also, I’ve learned much more about coconut oil and another update is coming soon. (Oh, and I’ve also added some affiliate links to my fave products so I can contribute more time and money back into this … Continue reading How I Treat my Seborrheic Dermatitis: Face Edition

Clarisonic for Seborrheic Dermatitis

I started hearing rumblings of the amazing Clarisonic a few years ago. Devotees of the skin gizmo said it changed their skin for the better, dramatically so. The company that makes the Clarisonic claims that it cleans skin six times better than washing your face with soap and water in the usual manner. It’s soft bristles massage the face high speed. So when I had … Continue reading Clarisonic for Seborrheic Dermatitis

So . . . What IS Seborrheic Dermatitis?

I didn’t know there was a fancy medical name for my dandruff or for the flaky skin on my nose and forehead. It was after more than ten years of itchy-red-yucky-hideous-unomfortable skin problems that I finally heard the words, Seborrheic Dermatitis. Huh? What is seborrheic dermatitis? This sounds serious. Am I dying?! Turns out, seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin disorder that is usually characterized … Continue reading So . . . What IS Seborrheic Dermatitis?

How I Treat my Sebhorheic Dermatitis: Scalp Edition

Here is what works best for treating the sebhorreic dermatitis on my scalp, but only if I’m totally committed. (Some of the product links below are affiliate links to help fund the blog.) You must have three or more different types of dandruff shampoo on hand, plus one regular shampoo. 1. Wash hair with regular shampoo first to clean scalp (sometimes I skip this to save time) 2. … Continue reading How I Treat my Sebhorheic Dermatitis: Scalp Edition