Latest BODY Articles

What is That Stinky Tea? Kombucha – Fermented...

Kombucha is the new trendy fermented tea drink that has health and skin benefits, including antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

Caitlyn DagenetSeptember 30th 2018
Kombucha tea being made with spoon dipped into Kombucha

What Causes Hangnails and How to Avoid Them

One of the great annoyances of life: the hangnail. Learn tips to treat hangnails so that they don't get the best of you.

Steven LamSeptember 27th 2018
 hangnail on finger closeup

Does Shaving Make Your Hair Grow Back Thicker...

​​Does hair grow back thicker after shaving? Learn whether shaving makes your hair grow back thicker, darker, and faster.

Steven LamAugust 26th 2018
man shaving beard in front of mirror

Are You Drinking Enough Water to Hydrate Your...

Keeping your skin hydrated is important to overall health. Find out how much water you should be drinking each day to maintain glowing skin.

Nicole Olayon, MSNAugust 25th 2018
Water in a cup in a window's shadow

Nails: Gel vs Silk vs Chemical - What is Best...

​​It can be difficult to choose from the different types of manicures. Learn about the types of manicures (chemical, gel, silk) and their affect on nails.

Hannah YanAugust 20th 2018
manicured nails

Nutrition and Epigenetics in the Skin

Diet plays a role in epigenetics, which has an impact on the skin aging. Learn more about the influence of epigenetics and nutrition on the skin.

Steven LamAugust 18th 2018
mother feeding child for good nutrition and healthy skin

Oil Pulling for Natural Teeth Whitening

Oil pulling can help to whiten teeth. Naturally whitening your teeth with oils at home can be much safer. Learn more about how to do oil pulling at home.

Tammy WuAugust 16th 2018
Brunette woman with beautiful white teeth

Pushing Nail Cuticles: Risk or Reward?

​​Cuticle removers and cutters are commonly used to make manicures appear cleaner. Learn whether pushing cuticles back is good or bad.

Tammy WuAugust 11th 2018
manicurist pushing nail cuticles back

Tips to Make Body Shaving Easier

Body shave with ease. Learn a few tips to help make body shaving easy and avoid razor bumps and cuts.

Niel PanchalJuly 14th 2018
Shirtless man on the beach with sparse body hair

Ketogenic Zesty Zoodles Recipe - Keto Diet Re...

Make your own clear skin, keto diet approved zesty zoodles. Ketogenic diet plans can be yummy and here is a hearty, easy keto recipe to try today!

Alexandra Vaughn, MDJuly 14th 2018
Spaghetti noodles with pesto

7 Key Tips From a Bearded Fellow to Reduce In...

Ingrown hairs after shaving can be painful and irritating. Learn treatments and tips to avoid shaving discomfort from a well-experienced author. 

Simran Singh SandhuJune 10th 2018
Half shaven beard on the man's face

What are Barberries and Do They Help Acne?

Berberine (found in barberries) can be help in treating acne. Learn about the benefits of berberine and its various uses for acne treatment and the skin. 

Nicole Olayon, MSNMay 23rd 2018
Red barberries on bush

Red, White, and Annoying: The Causes of Stret...

Learn what causes stretch marks and how you can treat and prevent them to keep you feeling confident in your own skin.

Chau Phan , PharmDMay 21st 2018
red stretch marks on pregnant belly

Why Your Hairdresser Might Save Your Life

You hairdresser is probably one of the few people that regularly look at your scalp. See how your hairdresser might save your life.

Alexis MeyerMay 21st 2018
hairdresser styling woman's hair

How To Prevent Razor Burns, Cuts, And Irritat...

Learn the best ways to prevent razor burn, cuts, and irritation. Razor bumps can be painful and can be prevented with proper skin care.

Niel PanchalMay 12th 2018
Shaving razor and brush on a table

Does Coffee Make Rosacea Worse?

Drinking coffee can be related to rosacea flare ups. Learn about the connection between coffee and rosacea and the importance of diet in skin treatment.

Caitlyn DagenetApril 28th 2018
Woman wearing red dress holding cup of coffee

Can Massages Help Eczema?

Eczema treatment is different for everyone who suffers from the skin conditions. Eczema massages with essential oils for eczema can help itchy skin.

Andrea LeungApril 28th 2018
woman getting massage for eczema

Dangers of Waxing You Need to Know

Side effects of waxing are often skin-related. Here are some risks and dangers of waxing to consider, including allergic reaction, pimples, and rashes.

Alexis MeyerApril 23rd 2018
Waxing legs with wax strips

What You Need to Know About Reading Food Labe...

Understanding how to read food labels quickly can benefit your overall health an nutrition. When you are out to eat, consider these quick tips to help you choose the best option.

Ariel MaroonApril 23rd 2018
woman reading food labels in grocery aisle

3 Reasons to Supercharge Your Diet and Skin w...

Ginger is a powerful ingredient to help with skin care and overall health. Ginger can help improve skin and help with hair growth. 

Ariel MaroonApril 11th 2018
Cutting ginger with a knife on wooden surface

What Causes Split Ends and What Can You Do?

Split ends are a result of both genetics and a result of dry breaking hair. Learn how you can prevent split ends and maintain strong long hair. Read More

Alexa HerzigApril 11th 2018
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Top 5 Eczema Food Triggers

Various foods allergies are known to worsen eczema. Here are 5 common foods that can trigger eczema.

Ariel MaroonApril 8th 2018
Fried egg and wheat bread eczema triggers

Best Ways To Control Hair Frizz

Anti-frizz products are helpful for controlling your frizzy hair. Frizz control is important. Different products and remedies can help control your frizz. 

Tara GhalamborApril 5th 2018
woman with frizzy hair and red lips closeup

What Is the Difference Between Prenatal Vitam...

What is the difference between prenatal vitamins and multi-vitamins? Prenatal vitamins are often called pregnancy vitamins. Multivitamins can be used for many different things.

Ariel MaroonMarch 29th 2018
Multivitamins pouring out of bottle into hand

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Wear Your Make...

Makeup can stress your face at the gym. Learn 3 reasons why makeup can cause your skin to break out when working out.

Eunice KimMarch 22nd 2018
Woman working out with weights

Natural Remedies for Eczema

Natural oils can be great natural moisturizers for eczema. Learn more about coconut oil and sunflower oils for eczema.

Caitlyn DagenetFebruary 28th 2018
Solid coconut oil with spoon and flowers on wooden table

What Causes Nails to Stain and How to Get Rid...

Yellow nails can be frustrating and embarrassing. They're caused by infections and nail polish. Learn how to fix yellow nail stains. 

Tammy WuFebruary 28th 2018
 Red nail polish being applied to a woman's right hand index finger during a manicure

Matcha Tea: A Japanese Secret to Health

Japanese matcha tea may hold the secrets to your skin health. Learn how matcha powder can benefit for your skin health.

Caitlyn DagenetFebruary 27th 2018
Matcha green tea powder, tea leaf, and tea

10 Amazing Skin Benefits of Green Juice

Green juice has many benefits to your skin. Green drinks, such as kale juice, are full of nutrients that can help your skin become glowing skin.

Ariel MaroonFebruary 26th 2018
Green drink in a bowl withj floating kiwis

3 Ways Your Skin Could Benefit From Phytoestr...

Phytoestrogens are natural plant-derived estrogens. Find out natural phytoestrogen foods may help your skin and beyond. Read how skin benefits from phytoestrogens. 

Nicole Olayon, MSNFebruary 24th 2018
Bowl of yogurt with honey in the background on a wooden table

New Year, New Food Label?

Your food label is changing. Do you know how to tell what is in what you are eatng. Read more to learn how food labelss are changing.

Ariel MaroonFebruary 24th 2018
2018 new year's sign

Avocado Benefits for the Skin

Avocados are full of healthy fats and nutrients that can benefit the skin. Learn more about the nutrients in avocados and their impact on healthy skin.

Nicole Olayon, MSNFebruary 24th 2018
Two halves of an avocado being held in hands

Tips and Tricks to Incorporate Plant-Based Pr...

Plant-based protein can easily be incorporated into your diet with quick tips. Learn about the high-quality meat substitutes out there.

Ariel MaroonFebruary 22nd 2018
Vegan dish with tempeh plant protein in wooden bowl with wooden chopsticks

How Do Perms Affect Your Scalp?

Perms are a way to change your hair. BUT, the effects of perms on your scalp can be dangerous if not done correctly.

Tammy WuFebruary 10th 2018
Woman with permed hair

Meat and Its Effect on the Gut Microbiome

Meat can effect your gut microbiome. Your microbiome can keep your skin and body feeling clean and put together.

Steven LamFebruary 10th 2018
Beef with rosemary garnish on a table

Protein Requirements for Men and Women, How M...

Protein is important for men and women but how much do you really need. Find out what can be the best protein intake habits for men and women.

Ariel MaroonFebruary 7th 2018
Blue bowl on wooden table with hard boiled egg, avocado, and other protein filled foods.

Simple Ways to Make Your Eyelashes Grow More ...

Grow long eyelashes are full and lush. Lush eyebrows can be achieved with makeup, growth serums, and more. 

Tara GhalamborFebruary 7th 2018
woman with long thick and full eyelashes

Eggs: the Perfect Protein...or is it?

Eggs are full of protein but what is the latest thought about them as a protein source. Learn the good and the bad of egg protein

Ariel MaroonFebruary 7th 2018
Egg broken open on wooden table next to basket of eggs, pasta, and flour

Winter Skin and Hair Tips

Your skin and hair can dry out during winter. Here are some skin and hair care tips for keeping your skin and hair healthy and hydrated during the dry winter months.

Alexis MeyerFebruary 7th 2018
Brunette woman wearing grey knit sweater and black coat in winter

Are Bacteria Hiding on Your Toothbrush?

Your toothbrush can be the home to many different types of bacteria a. Change out your toothbrush and replace your toothbrush after being sick. 

Tara GhalamborFebruary 7th 2018
Toothbrush with bacteria

Jack Frost Nipping At Your Nose: Winter Skin ...

Tips to keep your skin happier in the cold and dry months of winter. Find your unique skin type.

Megan O'ConnorJanuary 15th 2018
Blonde woman with color scarf standing outside exposing her skin to the winter snow

Microbiome of Your Makeup Brush

How often do you clean your makeup brush? If that answer is never, there may be bacteria living on your brushes. Learn about the microbiome of your makeup brushes.

Janice LeungJanuary 8th 2018
Makeup brushes of different sizes

Dosha Balancing Kitchari Recipe

Leanr how to cook a delicious dosha balancing Kitchari recipe. The kitchari spice blend along with the other ingredients can help blance your skin.

Aunna Pourang, MDJanuary 7th 2018
Delicious kitchari in a bowl with cilantro

Dermatologist Tips to Break The Itch Scratch ...

The itch scratch cycle is challenging and frustrating in dry skin and eczema. Learn from a dermatologist on tips to break the itch scratch cycle.

Vivian Shi, MD January 4th 2018
Itching on the arm

Common Skin Irritants You Might Be Exposed to...

Cleaning products, clothing, cosmetics, latex, jewelry, and more can be very irritating to the skin. Find out what may be bothering your skin at home.

Janice LeungJanuary 1st 2018
Colorful cups floating in a sink full of soap

Sugar and Its Effect On The Skin

Sugar can affect the skin because it can stimulate accelerated aging in the skin through insulin release. Learn how the difference between glycemic index and glycemic load and how it effects your skin.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDNovember 5th 2017
​Pile of sugar on a table with cup in the background

Options for False Eyelashes

Cancer patients can wear false eyelashes during and after cancer treatment. Here are some things to keep in mind about fake eyelashes.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDSeptember 11th 2017
Beautiful woman wearing hat with long eyelashes

What Is Hydrotherapy?

Hydrotherapy could be thought of as one of the most primitive methods of healing. We can use water to assist with skin healing and healing in general. 

Jason Derico, NDSeptember 11th 2017
​Many droplets of water on a gray surface

Food as Medicine: Perspectives of Alternative...

"Food as medicine" is a perspective in Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Naturopathy. Learn how you can be using food as medicine.

Dermveda Content TeamSeptember 11th 2017
Avocado, spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, onions, and a knife on a wooden cutting board

Looking Into Natural Teeth Whitening: Baking ...

White teeth are what we are all looking for. Whiten your teeth in a natural way with baking soda. 

Tammy WuSeptember 11th 2017
Black woman smiling with beautiful white teeth.

Detoxification Series: The Role of Food and H...

Certain foods can detox the body, which can improve skin conditions. Here are some detox foods for healthy skin.

Lauren Vreeland, ND September 5th 2017
Multiple herbs with wooden box and mortar and pestle on a wooden table

​Eight Unexpected Ways in How Running Can Aff...

Running affects the skin in various ways. Here are some ways to protect your skin during a run. Sun protection is important for outdoor activities. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 29th 2017
Woman running on running path along the ocean with blue water and sky in the background

Thermal Therapy: Budapest's Thermal Baths

Budapest’s thermal baths have given it the name “City of Spas.” Spa baths can refresh and moisturize the skin. Learn about Budapest’s baths and the benefits of thermal bath water on the skin.

Alexis MeyerAugust 25th 2017
Thermal bath in Budapest full of many people

Prebiotics and Their Influence on The Skin

Prebiotics are good for the skin. Prebiotic foods and prebiotic supplements can be added to your diet. Learn what foods have prebiotics and how they can benefit the skin.

Steven LamAugust 21st 2017
Healthy breakfast with oats, apple, grapes and prebiotic honey

Mindful Nutrition: Dairy, Friend or Foe in Ac...

Nutrition is important in acne and dairy may cause acne to flare. Learn more about how dairy influences acne and if dairy should be avoided with acne. 

Steven LamAugust 18th 2017
Milk splashing with two chocolate chip cookies on a table

Skin Food: Healthy Chocolate Chia Pudding

Learn how to make a healthy chocolate chia pudding. This puddiing is not only delicious, but it is a healthier version and is better for your body and skin.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDJuly 8th 2017
 Chocolate chia pudding with raspberries on a blue table with yellow napkin and spoon

SugarBear Hair Vitamins: Fraud or Fantastic?

Have you seen the SugarHair Bear vitamins all over social media? They claim to make your hair grow and give you strong healthy hair. These hair vitamins may not be worth the money

Tara GhalamborJuly 5th 2017
Blue gummy bears in a semi-circle around a red gummy bear

Antioxidant Packed Teas for Sun Fun

Goji berry and chrysanthemum tea is packed with antioxidants that are great for sun protection. Learn how Chinese herbs can be used to prevent skin damage.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcJune 19th 2017
Clear cup with chrysanthemum and goji berry tea on wooden table

5 Important Questions About Dandruff

Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is caused by excessive oil production of the scalp. Learn what dandruff is and how you can treat it.

Judith Hellman, MDJune 19th 2017
Man with low fade haircut wearing red crewneck sweater scratching head

Overtraining and its Effects on Your Skin

Overtraining can take a big toll on your body not to mention the side effects it can have on your skin. Protect your skin and your body by understanding when to take a break from training

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 30th 2017
​Tired woman bending over and tired while running

Eat these Ten Power Foods to Protect the Skin...

You can add to your sun protection with foods. Foods can act as sun block such as tomatoes, berries, carrots, and more. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 22nd 2017
Blackberries on a plate and honey in a cup on a wooden table

Detoxification Series: The Liver

A liver detox can be used for holistic skin treatment. Learn how a liver cleanse can be used to treat various skin conditions.

Lauren Vreeland, ND May 14th 2017
Detox tea on plate next to lemons and cloves on a table

A Healthy Microbiome for Clear Skin

Gut microbiome health may be an important determinant of healthy skin. Learn how your skin microbiome is related to gut health.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 14th 2017
man-with-abs-wearing-swimsuit-sitting

Top 8 Foods That Harm the Microbiome

What you put in your bady can harm the gut microbiome. These harmful foods include alcohol, meat, sugar, and others. Learn what foods to avoid to keep your guy healthy.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 14th 2017
colorful alcoholic drinks in wine glasses on a wooden table

You and Your Dog Might Share a Microbiome

Your dog has thousands of bacteria on there paws and fur. You and your furry friend might share a similar microbiome. You and your pet may be closer than you think

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 14th 2017
Yorkshire terrier puppy and child sitting in front of a wooden fence

The Coffee Conflict: Does Coffee Improve or S...

The ingredients that are found in coffee have been studied to potentially improve skin and your complexion. ingredients such as caffeine and antioxidants can improve skin. Check out caffeine skin care. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 2nd 2017
​Coffee beans seeds in white bowls with cup of cream overlay on wooden table

5 Great Reasons to Eat Guacamole for Glowing ...

There are various ways in which guacamole benefits your skin. Guacamole includes fiber and fatty acids. Read how guacamole can be good for you.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDApril 3rd 2017
Guacamole in a cup with garnish next to tomatoes, lime, and bread on a table

Oil Massage for Eczema

Natural oils can be great for eczema relief. Essential oils can be a natural eczema remedy. Learn about natural oils as an alternative treatment for your eczema.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMarch 27th 2017
​rose-oil-flower-petals-in-small-jar-with-lavender-flowers

5 Ways Obesity Is Related to Skin Problems

Obesity is related to various skin problems like Acanthosis nigricans and skin infections. Read how weight and diet affect your skin and cause skin issues.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMarch 27th 2017
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The Pros and Cons of the Ketogenic Diet for Y...

The ketogenic diet has pros and cons for your skin and health. Understand the effects of the keto diet before changing your diet to include keto foods.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDFebruary 20th 2017
​Steak and mushrooms and rosemary on a white plate on a wooden table

Solutions for Missing Eyebrows

Eyebrows are an important facial feature. Missing eyebrows from chemotherapy can be solved with eyebrow pencils, eyebrow tattoos, and many other solutions. Don't let eyebrow loss hold you back, find the best eyebrow solution for you. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDFebruary 14th 2017
Beautiful Brunette Woman with Pretty Eyebrows and Hazel Eyes

Vitamin D Supplements: What You Need to Know

Vitamin D supplements are important if you are not taking in the right ammounts of the vitamin in your body. Besides Vitamin D supplements there are tablets and capsules.

Anna PleetFebruary 7th 2017
​Buzzing bee flying by yellow flowers in the dim sunlight

Skin Food: Why I Love Kefir!

Kefir grains are great for your skin. Learn what kefir is and why it is so great for your skin. Kefir can be mixed into a lot of different foods.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcJanuary 24th 2017
Kefir with strawberries in square jar

Colonics: A Gut Treatment for Skin?

Colon hydrotherapy cleans and heals the gut, which can, in turn, clean and heal the skin. Learn how colon therapy can promote a healthy gut and healthy skin. A colonic can help clear your skin. 

Anna PleetJanuary 16th 2017
Long tube leading to opening to outside

Skin Research Spotlight: Body Work for Cellul...

Can massage help your cellulite? Read more to see the latest research. 

Ramses DelgadilloJanuary 11th 2017
Woman in a field without cellulite on her legs

Oatmeal: A Skin Solution from the Inside Out

Oatmeal has various skin benefits. Learn how you can use colloidal oatmeal for dry skin and other skin conditions. Oats anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that make it effective for a variety of skin conditions

Anna PleetDecember 31st 2016
Golden Oat Plants in a Field

The Difference Between Whole and Refined Grai...

Whole wheat, whole white, refined, enriched, fortified grains all effect your skin and health. Understand what types of grain are healthy and what grains you should stay away from.

Anna PleetDecember 31st 2016
Whole grain breads and foods

Beauty: The Forgotten Wisdom

What is real beauty? Read to find out more. Learn about beauty from an Ayurvedic perspective.

Manisha Kshirsagar, BAMS (Ayurveda, India)December 27th 2016
Beautiful Indian woman inside and out

DIY Natural Moisturizer: Whipped Shea Butter

Create your own natural moisturizer with whipped shea butter. Shea butter can help moisturize your skin to leave your skin hydrated.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcDecember 13th 2016
Woman in winter with soft skin from shea butter

Skin Food: Beauty Soup Recipe

Get the soup recipe that will help clear your skin. This beauty soup recipe has many great ingredients to help your skin care routine.

Christina Kung, DAOM, LAcNovember 26th 2016
Woman drinking Beauty Soup for youthful skin

​Natural Remedies for Dry Scalp, Dandruff & H...

Read about natural approaches for dry scalp, dandruff, and hair loss. 

Amy Branum, AHPNovember 17th 2016
Woman with dry scalp, dandruff, or hair loss

Discover Your Own Beautiful Skin with Ayurved...

Ayurveda can help you discover your own beautiful glowing skin. Ayurvedic medicine may help you find a few new habits that can improve your skin routine.

Melanie SachsNovember 15th 2016
Woman in forest outside

7 Oils to Naturally Add Shine & Protection to...

Argan oil, coconut oil, jojoba oil, and other oils are great for your hair. Learn more about these oils here.

Amy Branum, AHPNovember 11th 2016
Woman with colored healthy hair in the forest

A Healthy Way to Get a Base Tan

Get a base tan that is a sunless tan. Tanning can be done without tanning beds and without the sun. Self-tanner is always a safe option for a base tan. 

Dermveda Content TeamNovember 9th 2016
​Woman Jogging Silhouette in Front of Bright Sun

DIY Natural Lip Balm: Butters & Beeswax

Learn to make your own natural lip balm. Lip balm is great to keep your lips hydrated especially when it uses butters and beeswax. Make organic lip balm.

Amy Branum, AHPNovember 8th 2016
Young Woman With Natural Lip Balm

DIY Foot Scrubs: Ode to Your Feet

Create your own foot scrub. Exfoliate your feet and get rid of dead skin with your own exfoliating foot scrub.

Amy Branum, AHPNovember 8th 2016
Woman standing on rocks with bare feet

Environmental Impact of Sunscreens

Research explores the environmental impacts of sunscreen. Learn about the relationship between sunscreen and the environment.

Corinne PenrodNovember 6th 2016
Blue coral reef with several different species of coral

Balance Cooling Temperatures with Warming Oil...

Selecting the right oil can help balance cool temperatures. Find out more about warming oils. 

Amy Branum, AHPNovember 3rd 2016
Woman with dry skin warmed by the sun on a fall day

Skin Food: Wolfberry and Hemp Seed Smoothie

Wolfberry and hemp seed smoothies are great skin food to create clear and radiant skin. Read more about the ingredients and what wolfberry can do for your skin.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcOctober 31st 2016
Wolfberry and Hemp Seed Smoothie

3 Tips to Ditch the Halloween Costume Itch

Halloween costumes are made out of many different materials. Prevent body itch along with potential rashes by taking precautions when choosing a costume.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APOctober 28th 2016
Skintegrative - Halloween Skin Care

Shaving How-to: Mastering The Wet Shave

Learn to master the wet shave. You the correct techinque and correct razor blade to master the art of the wet shave.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcOctober 27th 2016
gentleman with blue eyes dripping water after swimming in lake

​Your Guide to Going Natural With Nail Polish

Learn the best steps for going natural with your nail polish. Safe nail polish can help keep your nails safe and help them grow.

Amy Branum, AHPOctober 26th 2016
woman's hand with purple painted nails touching pine tree

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow!

Laser hair treatments can be used for hair removal. Here are some frequently asked questions about laser hair reduction, laser hair treatment, laser hair removal, and hair treatment. 

Judith Hellman, MDOctober 16th 2016
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Herbal Teas For Youthful Hair

Herbal teas can be the perfect hair treatment for youthful shiny hair. Learn about western and Traditional Chinese Medical treatment recipes

Amy Branum, AHPOctober 14th 2016
wooded box of assorted tea bags

Farm to Face

The farm-to-face movement promotes the use of quality organic ingredients for the skin. Learn how Ayurveda uses farm-to-face in skin care. Ayurvedic skin care can use products straight from the farm. 

Melanie SachsSeptember 23rd 2016
Green vegetable garden with wooden cottage in the background

At Home Hair Removal Devices: Truth vs Hype

Do at-home laser hair removal devices really work? Are they safe? Learn about the pros and cons of at-home hair reduction products.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDSeptember 18th 2016
Laser device being used on the legs by a nurse wearing sea blue scrubs

Run Safe: Tips to Avoid Skin Damage

When running it is important to protect your skin from sun damage. Remembering to wear sunscreen will keep your skin safe while running

Alexandra Vaughn, MDSeptember 15th 2016
Two men jogging in silhoutte with sun

Exercise for Skin Health

Regular exercise is good for healthy skin. Learn how exercise can improve skin elasticity and reverse aging. Exercise to help with anti-aging skin.

Anna PleetSeptember 7th 2016
Athletic woman jumping with black tank top and blue shorts

Outdoor Activities Affect Our Skin

Are you protecting your skin from the sun? Here are some sun protection tips for safety in outdoor activities.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 31st 2016
Man canoeing on river with sunburns on the shoulders

Modes of Exercise for Every Lifestyle

Regular exercise is beneficial for the skin. Learn about the health benefits of and the connection between exercise and skin for your skin care.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 26th 2016
Man performing abdominal crunch exercises in black shirt and shorts

Food as Medicine: Chinese Medicine Foods At Y...

Chinese medicine foods can be found at your local grocery store. Look for these therapeutic Chinese foods.

Christina Kung, DAOM, LAcAugust 22nd 2016
Supermarket with fruits and vegetable

What is Exercise and Why Do We Need It?

Exercise is not just important for your overall health but also for your skin health. Exercise can eliminate toxins from your body and skin. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 19th 2016
Woman in purple tank top performing bicep curls with 20 pound weights

Exercise and Eczema

Eczema research has explored the impact of exercise. Learn about the connection between eczema and exercise and what can happen to your eczema skin.

Anna PleetAugust 18th 2016
Muscular woman exercising in black tank top

The Liver and Vitamin A: What's It Got to Do ...

Your liver is amazing and keeps your skin radiant and beautful. Vitamin A is a very important vitamin to keep your liver happy and your skin glowing.

Anna PleetAugust 12th 2016
Close up of kale with red and green colors

Oats for Skin

Oatmeal can be used for skin irritation. Learn how you can use oats for itchy skin and how to prepare an oatmeal bath.

Dev ChahalJuly 14th 2016
Oats in a wooden spoon

Five Things In Your Kitchen for Healthy Skin

The foods that are good for skin can be right in your kitchen like avocados, green tea, garlic, tomatoes, fish, and walnuts. Look out for these foods for healthy skin. Skin foods can promote clear skin.

Dermveda Content TeamJuly 6th 2016
Avocado and avocado slices on a round wooden platter

You Are What You Eat…Or Can You At Least Look...

Looking for tan glowing skin without all the chemicals. The food you want may be able to help. Foods like carrots can tint your skin and give you a natural glow.

Dermveda Content TeamJuly 5th 2016
Spinach, carrot, garlic, red potatoes, and tomatoes on table

Dead Sea Salts And Eczema

Research suggests that dead sea salts may be beneficial for eczema. Read how sea salt therapy can be an eczema treatment.

Jason Derico, NDJune 28th 2016
Beach with blue water sunny skies white clouds and green leaves

Acne Foods: Do's and Don'ts

The foods we eat can help reduce or worsen acne. Find out which diets prevent pimples and what ingredients to avoid for acne treatment.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcJune 24th 2016
Mediterranean diet with fish avocados lime, and bread on white plate with garnish on wooden table

Can Hard Water Be Worsening Your Eczema?

Studies suggest that hard water may increase the risk of eczema. Read about the relationship between hard water and soft water with atopic dermatitis treatments.

Jason Derico, NDJune 23rd 2016
​Stream water flowing over rocks with sunshine on one of the rocks

Do Bleach Baths Make Eczema Better?

Bleach baths can be used to fight bacteria from eczema. Learn how you can use bleach baths as an eczema treatment.

Vivian Shi, MD June 23rd 2016
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Acupuncture and Acne

Acupuncture for acne can be used to treat acne breakouts. Learn how acupuncture can benefit your skin to treat acne. 

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcJune 17th 2016
Acupuncture needles inserted into the hand