Skin UV protection for babies and young children

Skin UV protection for babies and young children

It does feel like the sun is getting more intense, doesn’t it! So your question is even more timely.  And we moms/dads really care about our kids health.  Here are some thoughts for you. There’s no science that I know of on some of the below, so I’m...
Should you be using medical grade sunscreen?

Should you be using medical grade sunscreen?

There’s often a huge difference!  It’s because most of the drugstore sunscreens use a combination of chemicals that don’t block UVA very effectively.  And even if they have zinc its less than 5% or  really chalky and unpleasant to use. Why you care...
Very sensitive and dry skin.  How to handle!

Very sensitive and dry skin. How to handle!

You all ask such great questions.   Thank you!  Was the “skin specialist” you saw a board certified dermatologist?  I’m asking because board certified derms are trained to look for both internal and external causes of skin problems.  For example, you...
Do “micro infusion” treatments work?

Do “micro infusion” treatments work?

These are such great questions!  Thank you!  Since these treatments are not “medical”, basically this means they don’t have to prove it works, they just have to prove it won’t kill us, or cause significant harm. So there’s not a lot of...