Best Face Masks for Seborrheic Dermatitis

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

Makeup for Seborrheic Dermatitis

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

The Best Moisturizers for Seborrheic Dermatitis (and Sensitive Skin in General!)

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!)

Diet and Seborrheic Dermatitis

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

5 Things NOT TO DO When Fighting Seborrheic Dermatitis

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

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