Skin Cancer and early Detection
Recently a few of you have started to ask about evolving lesions on your skin. Remember the ABCDE rule: Asymmetry (one half of the mole doesn't match the other), Border irregularity, Color that is not uniform, Diameter greater than 6 mm (about the size of a pencil eraser), and Evolving size, shape or color. A great article that explains ABCDE is published here: Skin Cancer Information. One of the greatest things you can do to keep your own eye on your health, is use your smar
Everyone is asking about Microneedling!
So everyone has been asking me about Microneedling. and my thoughts. If you have asked you are aware I am against this as an Esthetician. I felt it was outside our scope of practice. Well, the FDA has finally weighed in and classified Microneedling as a Medical Device. Making it ILLEGAL for Esthetic use! Follow this LINK for the FDA Report.
Hi everyone, as you know I am an active outdoor woman hiking and camping. Recently on a rainy, humid hiking day my back was the target of unrelenting mosquitoes! I was able to apply my natural bug repellant to my arms, legs, face and neck; however, my back seemed to be out of reach and under a T-Shirt. When I got home the picture you are seeing is the end of the days hike. I put CBD Salve on immediately and within minutes the swelling and inflamed areas were looking and feeli