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 . . .
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!)
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
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
(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
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
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