The Balance of Sun and Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency is a growing problem in our modern society. Nurses are seeing more cases of Rickets, the age old bone softening disease that was thought to be caused by the fashion of covering the whole body in clothing so as not to catch disease and poor...

Which Sun Screen to Use? Pt. 1

I can’t let you go off for the summer without giving you just a little lecture on being sun smart. Obviously covering up from the sun during the hottest part of the day (11am to 3pm) is the best way to be sun smart and avoid getting burnt this summer, but this...

Which Sunscreen to Use? Pt. 2

You may have seen SPF (Sun Protection Factors) reaching the heady heights of 80 or even 100, but trust me, an SPF 15 or 30 has the same protection power as the higher numbers.The great thing is that the chemical content is lower with an SPF 15 or 30 than it is...

What Has Detox Got to do With Your Skin?

First of all, happy new year. Hope you all had a good one and enjoyed the season of indulgence.I know I did. Right, back to the business of skin. What does a detox and a healthy lifestyle mean for your skin? Well lets think about your body as a whole first. You are...

Detox Tip 1. Water

To understand why you’re doing this and what effect it will have on your skin please read my previous blog ‘What Has Detox Got to do With Your Skin?.’ Water is your body’s most important nutrient. To quote Dr. Erno Laszlo “Water…if...

Detox Tip 2. Blockers

So your body has it own mechanism to detoxify your body. Please read a previous blog ‘What Has Detox Got to do With Your Skin,’ to understand why you would want to detox to have great skin. In an ideal world we shouldn’t need to help our bodies...