Category: Sunscreen

July 15, 2017

The Scoop on Selecting Safe Sunscreens

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Finally, summer and sunshine are here! After what seemed like an eternity of cooler temperatures, people are understandably rushing outside to enjoy every drop of sunshine. In our excitement, we often forget about the need to protect our skin from excessive UV light exposure. Excessive exposure to UVA and UVB light […]

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June 14, 2016

Four Tips For Healthy Summer Skin

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND Summer is the time to be outside, maximize your Vitamin D absorption and enjoy the sunshine. Increased playtime, sunscreen and higher temperatures all can lead to increased toxins in your system, as well as possible sun damage and dehydration. To keep your skin’s youthful glow and lessen the appearance of wrinkles, […]

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June 16, 2015

To Sunbathe or Not to Sunbathe

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND The lowdown on SUN SAFETY AND VITAMIN D It’s almost here!  What we’ve spent the long fall, winter and sometimes spring months dreaming about.  Cloudless skies and beautiful sunshine. Every day, all day, as often as we can get it!  The more the better, right?  Not so much. In the face […]

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July 10, 2013

Homemade Sunscreen

For a great sunscreen option using ingredients you can trust, try this homemade sunscreen! 6 tbsp of coconut oil 2 tbsp almond or grapeseed oil 2 tbsp finely powdered zinc oxide (or less if you want a less white sunscreen) 3 tsp shea butter 2 tsp beeswax pellets   Combine the ingredients, in order listed, […]

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May 30, 2012

Choosing Sunscreen

Dr. Jeannie Achuff, ND Sunscreen: Friend or Foe ? We may be back under the clouds for now, but the recent weeks of blazing sun and warm afternoons outdoors has my family contemplating how best to protect our very bald one year old’s head. While covering up in light clothing and donning a potentially un-hip […]

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