Latest SKIN ROUTINE Articles

Cooling Massage Oil Recipe for Warmer Months

​​This DIY massage oil can be used to reduce irritation in the skin. Learn how to use essential oils for homemade massage oil.

Amy Branum, AHPJuly 30th 2018
Lavender and coconut oil diy cooling massage oil

What to Expect with Accutane for Acne

Learn about how Accutane (isotretinoin) can help acne. Learn about side effects and the do's and dont's of Accutane from experts.

Nicole NagraniJuly 22nd 2018
Indian male with severe nodulocystic acne

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

How 2 Minutes With the Skin Type Profiler Wil...

With 14 skin types developed by dermatologists with alternative medical practitioners. Your skin is unique and so should your skin care routine.

Dermveda Content TeamJuly 10th 2018
Beautiful black woman holding her face with beautiful skin

5 Easy Tips to Avoid Acne

Acne can be frustrating and embarrassing. Here are 5 easy tips to take better control of acne.

Eunice KimMay 12th 2018
Girl covering acne on face with white sheet

DIY Natural Hand Sanitizers

Here are 3 simple recipes for making your very own natural hand sanitizers. Click to start making your own sanitizers at home.

Amy Branum, AHPMay 7th 2018
Clean hand in front of plant

The Science of Exfoliants: Physical vs Chemic...

Chemical and physical exfoliators both work to get rid of dead skin cells. Learn how these exfoliation methods are different. Which is better for your skin?

Janice LeungApril 12th 2018
Exfoliating body scrub on the arm

Should I Be Using a Men's Razor to Shave My L...

Should you be using a men's razor to shave your legs? A few shaving tips can lead to smooth legs. Women's shaving hacks can help you.

Eunice KimApril 8th 2018
Men's shaving razor with multiple blades

Eczema: 5 Habits that Might Affect Your Child

Baby eczema can be affected byparental habits, such as smoking and drinking. Learn what habits may contribute to eczema in children.

Andrea LeungMarch 8th 2018
asian toddler with eczema holding face

Is Baking Soda Safe for Your Skin?

​​Baking soda is used for many beauty and skin related reasons. Learn if baking soda is safe for your skin and what skin care products it can be used in.  

Steven LamFebruary 20th 2018
Asian woman with beautiful skin holding a bottle and closing her eyes

How To Keep Your Skin Barrier Working Properl...

The skin barrier is vital to the health of our skin and for those with dry skin or eczema. Learn simple tips to maintain a healthy skin barrier.

Janice LeungJanuary 30th 2018
Eczema on the right cheek that is secondarily infected

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

Skin Care and Makeup During Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy leads to skin irritation and inflammation. Learn about tips for skin care after radiation therapy.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDSeptember 11th 2017
Skin inflammation on the back after radiation exposure

Summertime: Refreshing, Toning, and Cooling S...

In the summertime it is important to find refreshing sprays to help cool and tone your skin. Find out which skin spray is best for your skin type.

Amy Branum, AHPJuly 3rd 2017
Boy running through sprinkler and laughing on a sunny day

DIY Face Mask: Balancing Oily Skin During Kap...

Balancing your oily skin during kapha season can be done with your very own face mask made at home. Balance your oily skin and find a skin care routine that works for your oily skin.

Amy Branum, AHPMarch 3rd 2017
Woman wearing sweater during cool, damp, kapha season

Makeup How-To: Snappy in 7!

Quick makeup look to get you out the door faster. cover dark circles, cover pimples, and have glowing skin all day.

Anais Foley-KennedyFebruary 17th 2017
Busy woman applying makeup in care side mirror

Skinterview with Holistic Skin Care Guru, Rac...

Skinterview with Holistic Skin Care Guru, Rachael Pontillo (Part 1)

Rachael PontilloJanuary 26th 2017
Interview with holistic skin care expert Rachael Pontillo - Part 2

Skinterview with Holistic Skin Care Guru, Rac...

Skinterview with Holistic Skin Care Guru, Rachael Pontillo (Part 1)

Rachael PontilloJanuary 12th 2017
Interview with holistic skin care influencer Rachael Pontillo

Skin + Pregnancy: Oh Hello Baby!

When packing your labor bag you make sure to inlcude olive oil, undertand perineal massages, pack nipple cream, and pack tuck pads.

Anais Foley-KennedyDecember 23rd 2016
Happy pregnant woman with healthy skin

Skinterview with Mohs Surgeon & Dermatologist...

Ger to know Mohs Surgeon Dr. Jayne Joo. Learn about her path into dermatology, her mentors, and her advice for good skin care.

Jayne Joo, MDDecember 15th 2016
Girl sitting in shade to protect skin from sun

Skinterview with Mohs Surgeon & Dermatologist...

Get to know Mohs surgeon Dr. Victoria Sharon. Learn about Mohs surgery and her tips for staying safe when out in the sun.

Dermveda Content TeamDecember 9th 2016
Woman wearing sun protective clothing

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

No-Shave November: Shaving and Beard Care

Take care of your beard with beard oils and beard growing oils. Understand the best ways to care for your beard and to groom your beard during no shave November.

Amy Branum, AHPNovember 14th 2016
Bearded man in park for no-shave November

DIY: All Natural Grain and Herb Cleansers

Create your own natural grain and herb cleansers. Natural cleansers are a great alternative for your skin. Grain cleasners can be made at home.

Amy Branum, AHPNovember 11th 2016
All natural cleansing grains growing on a mountainside

How-To: Make Your Own Green Tea Face Wash

Green tea has many nutrients that make it a great ingredients for skin care products. Green tea face wash can liven up your skin.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcNovember 2nd 2016
Green Tea Brewing for Face Wash

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

Skinterview with TCM Expert, Joseph Alban, MS...

Go indepth with Traditional Chinese Medicine Expert Joseph Alban, MS LAc. Get to know more about TCM and the chinese herbs that can be used.

Dermveda Content TeamOctober 24th 2016
blue iron tea pot with herbs inside

A Practical Approach to Treating Melasma

The appropriate melasma treatment depends on its cause. Learn about the different treatments for melasma and skin darkening and what is right for your skin.

Dermveda Content TeamOctober 22nd 2016
Beautiful brunette woman smiling

Skinterview with Eczema Expert and Dermatolog...

Get to know Dr. Peter Lio, a dermatologist and an expert in eczema. Learn how he practices dermatology in an integrative manner.

Peter Lio, MDOctober 13th 2016
two individuals sitting at a table with drinks a backpack and notepad

Should I Exfoliate To Help Acne?

When exfoliation is done carefully, this can help to reduce how often pores become clogged and reduce the number of comedones that form that can cause acne.

Dermveda Content TeamJuly 22nd 2016
Acne lesions on the cheek and nose

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

Should I Pop My Pimples?

Resist the urge to pop your pimples. Popping pimples can cause inflation. The ance bumps get irritated and cause redness it is best to leave pimples alone and not add bacteria or scaring to your face. 

Vivian Shi, MD July 2nd 2016
Woman popping a pimple on the right cheek