Benefits of Micronutrients in Your Diet

Eating super foods is one of the keys to super health. You may have heard the term micronutrients before but are unsure what they are. Basically, micronutrients are foods that don’t provide energy yet are a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to the healthy functioning of your cells and tissues. They include:… Read more »

Summer Smoothies That are Good for Your Skin

We’ve all heard the saying “you are what you eat” — well, never has that been more true than when it comes to your skin. The first step to radiant skin is proper nutrition. What better way to celebrate summer AND good skin than with a yummy smoothie? Try these tasty summer smoothie recipes this… Read more »

Do Facials Work to Treat Scarring?

Facials are wonderful in many ways: smoothing out your facial skin, helping you feel rejuvenated, and sloughing off dead skin cells. Many of us enjoy a facial now on occasion, perhaps in conjunction with a massage. However, some of you may find yourselves wondering if facials can help improve the appearance of scarring. A one-time,… Read more »

How to Overcome Emotional Scars

We talk a lot about healing physical scars. However, emotional scars can be every bit as damaging and long-lasting. The road to overcoming emotional scars can be long and tedious, but with diligence and perseverance, you can know peace again. Write it Down Many people find it cathartic to write their feelings down in a… Read more »

Treating Self-Harm Scars

Scars of all kinds can be treated to reduce their size and appearance over time. Self-harm scars, too, can fade over time when treated properly. What are self-harm scars? They are self-induced wounds that often involve cutting or burning of the wrists, hands, arms, thighs and stomach. Because of their location, these can be difficult… Read more »

How to Talk About Scars

Whether you’re proud, ashamed, self-conscious or indifferent about your scars, everybody’s got a story to tell. Prominent scars on exposed areas of the body such as the face, arms or legs inevitably lead to questions.  Kids especially aren’t afraid to inquire about anything they don’t understand or that seems different. So how can you handle… Read more »

Why Non-Prescription Scar Gels are Just as Good

If you suffer severe trauma to the skin (cut, burn, scrape etc.), your doctor may recommend a prescription topical ointment of some kind.  However, did you know that over-the-counter topical gels like Scarfade can be just as effective? There are many reasons for this. Vitamin C Known for its healing properties, especially for the skin,… Read more »