Is Thyme Good for Acne?

Is Thyme Good for Acne?

We are always on the look-out for the latest natural and practical solutions to get clear and healthy skin.
As we get smarter about herbs and foods that may improve our skin (andthose that may be bad for it), we need to treat news headlines with agrain of salt. Thyme - a popular herb found in gardens, stores and traditional medicinalproducts and experimentally known for its anti-inflammatory andanti-bacterial properties - made recent headlines as a possible acnetreatment.

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Is Your Acne Medication Harmful in the Summer?

Is Your Acne Medication Harmful in the Summer?

This is the 4th article in our Summer Series, so stay tuned for many more summer tips to keep your skin clear!  Join us on Twitter and Facebook to keep the conversation going!
As an acne sufferer, you know that many medications have sun restrictions. But avoiding the sun in the summer is like waving a big delicious candy bar in front of a child's (or, let's admit, an adult's) face andtelling them they can't eat it. Being on an acne medication during thesummer with this type of restriction can cause sunburn/sun damage(sometimes irreversible), irritation and dryness; all of which can makeyour acne problem worse.

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Super-Rejuvenating Herbal Bath that Prevents Breakouts

Super-Rejuvenating Herbal Bath that Prevents Breakouts

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When was the last time you took a nice, relaxing bath?  Especially one thatcan prevent breakouts in order to maintain clear skin?  Having troublethinking back that far?  Yes, I know!  The number one excuse I usuallyhear is that there just aren't enough hours in the day.

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Prevent your breakouts with this...

Prevent your breakouts with this...

When was the last time you took a nice, relaxing bath? Especially one that can prevent breakouts in order to maintain clear skin? Having trouble thinking back that far? Yes, I know! The number one excuse I usually hear is that there just aren't enough hours in the day. But if you take a serious look at your schedule, and designate 10-30 minutes once a week for "me" time, you'll be very happy you did it, believe me. Here's why...

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Summer Series #3: 5 Ways to Protect Your Skin from the Sun with Food!

Summer Series #3: 5 Ways to Protect Your Skin from the Sun with Food!

This is the 3rd article in our Summer Series, so stay tuned for many more summer tips to keep your skin clear! Join us on Twitter and Facebook to keep the conversation going! 

In a previous article in our Summer Skincare Series, we abolished a wide spread myth that the sun is always bad for you. Sunlight, while accessed in a controlled manner, is healthy and necessary for us as it provides necessary Vitamin D, and actually protects you from some forms of cancer. This exposure needs however to be controlled ...

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Good Sun & Bad Sunscreen: 2 Myths about Sun Protection - my feature on @myskin

Good Sun & Bad Sunscreen: 2 Myths about Sun Protection - my feature on @myskin

Most of us are led to believe that if we slather on sunscreen in the morning and then stay out on the beach all day long, our skin is protected. Unfortunately, this is incorrect. Learning about proper sun protection and sunscreens will keep you and your skin safe! 

In fact, the sun is healthy if you take precautions. Ultraviolet light from the sun comes in two main wavelengths: UVA and UVB. They are quite different in respect of the risk they create for your health. UVB is the “good” sunlight and UVA is the “bad” one. UVB helps you produce vitamin D that is extremely important for your overall wellbeing, supporting the health of your bones, muscles, skin, eyesight, heart and immune system. UVA can cause free radical damage. 

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Can Thyme Be The Acne Cure-All? Thyme and Acne

As we get smarter about herbs and foods that may improve our skin (and those that may be bad for it), we need to treat news headlines with a grain of salt. Thyme - a popular herb found in gardens, stores and traditional medicinal products and experientially known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties - made recent headlines ...

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Spring Cleaning for the Skin

Spring is a time for renewal, weddings, bright sun and great weather.
De-stress in time to make your skin look its best with Dr. Agnes' top Springtime facials.

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