What is Keratosis Pilaris or “chicken skin” and how to treat it.

This benign skin condition is the result of a buildup of keratin — a hair protein — in the pores. If you have chicken skin, the keratin of your body hair gets clogged in the pores, blocking the opening of growing hair follicles. As a result, a small bump forms over where a hair should … Continue reading What is Keratosis Pilaris or “chicken skin” and how to treat it.

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What is your skin type?

The most important step in caring for your skin comes in understanding your specific skin type and how it adapts to certain circumstances or season. Your skin is your body’s largest organ, as complex and intelligent as your heart, lungs, liver and other vital organs. Using cleansers and treatments that are too harsh, even if … Continue reading What is your skin type?