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
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?