My nose is raw, pass me some tissues…NO, JUST STOP

By Laura Neronha / February 28, 2020

Getting sick is inevitable. Even if you live alone, under a rock, in the desert. Bacteria and viruses are just a part of life. Some are friendly and some…well lets just say we try not to invite them to dinner. If you are prone to indulging in the sickness du jour, be mindful of how…

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ABCs of Skin Care ~ G is for Gullible

By Laura Neronha / September 19, 2019

Ok, I admit this probably sounds like it has nothing to do with skin care, but hear me out. Gullible: a person who is easily deceived, tricked, cheated or fooled. I might also add that a fool and his money are soon parted. When it comes to skin care there are billions of dollars to…

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ABCs of Skin Care: F is for Fragrance

By Laura Neronha / August 5, 2019

What is the FIRST thing you do when you open up a bottle of milk? YOU SMELL IT. Why? Because our reptilian brain knows that if it smells unpleasant, it will probably make us sick. Our reptilian brain AKA the Ancient Brain is directly connected to our limbic system. That face we make when we…

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ABCs of Skin Care- E is for Extractions

By Laura Neronha / May 3, 2019

Are you ready to admit your addiction to binging episodes of Dr Pimple Popper? Do you spend hours in the mirror scouring every pore on your face for blackheads? Is your favorite part of a professional facial when the esthetician cleans out your pores? If you answered yes, you may have an extraction addiction. Not…

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ABCs of Skin Care ~ D is for Digestion

By Laura Neronha / March 21, 2019

You might be thinking I made a mistake writing about digestion and the skin, but its no mistake. Digestion, or how we intake, process, absorb and excrete food, plays an enormous role in healthy skin. We quite literally ARE what we eat, and the result of what we eat shows up on our skin. The…

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