Category: Skin Health

Study: Almost Half of African-American Woman have Experienced Hair Loss

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Most individuals shed 50 to 100 hairs per day. This isn’t a concern though, as new hair grows at the same rate. But when your hair does not grow in at the same rate it is falling out, visible hair loss occurs. There could be numerous reasons for this interruption of growth – family history,…


Skin Care: It’s Not Just What We Put In, But It’s What We Keep Out

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You’ll notice this standardized statement on all of our Skin Care (and Baby Care) products – “Does not contain Parabens, Petroleum, Colorants, Fragrance, Sulfates or Benzoic Acid”. But what does that mean? Did you know that we absorb up to 60 percent of what we apply on our skin? Yes, it is true! Anything you…


Hair Spotlight: What You Need to Know About Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata

According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Alopecia Areata is a medical condition where hair falls out in round patches, predominantly on the scalp. This condition occurs because the immune system attacks the hair follicles (the structures that contain the roots of the hair), which causes hair loss. Causes of Alopecia Areata Alopecia is…


The Dirt on Skin Health: Adult-Onset Acne!

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Adult-onset acne (also known as adult acne), according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), is most common among women going through menopause. Adults – both men and women – may continue to get acne well into their 50s. The AAD reports that adult-onset acne can be due to the following reasons – foods in…


5 Tips to Keep Your Skin Healthy this Winter

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The skin is the largest organ in the body and it is responsible for many functions that contribute to our health and well-being. It protects the body against physical and chemical aggressions, serves as a sensorial receptor, regulates body temperature, and supplies our cells with oxygen, water, and minerals. It also synthesizes Vitamin D from…