Author Archives: Daphna Roytblat

From the Inside-Out: Calcium and Your Skin

Our bodies are like machines. There are hundreds of thousands, perhaps even millions, of functions that occur in our bodies every day to help us stay alive, alert, healthy, and strong. Like every machine that needs a source of power to operate, so do our bodies. But instead of electricity,...

From Tropical to Topical: Algae Use in Skincare

Have you ever walked down the aisle of your local drugstore or department store and noticed that many of your favorite skincare brands have incorporated algae, an aquatic organism, in their products? If so, maybe you are thinking to yourself: why algae, what are the benefits in skincare, and are...

Gimmick or Game-Changer? Superfoods and the Skin

If you’re like me – or really, if you’re like anybody else nowadays- you care about how you look. When it comes to skincare, there is no hiding those pimples and blackheads. As hard as you may try to cover it up with makeup, those skin villains will still be...

Puff, Puff, Pass (on the Cigarette)

It’s no secret that smoking has detrimental effects on the brain, lungs, heart, and practically the entirety of the human body. However, less discussed are those aesthetic consequences that result from smoking; specifically, on the skin. So, if lung cancer, heart disease, a weakened immune system, and risk of infertility...

The Dangers of Pimple Popping

It’s a beautiful day, the birds are chirping, and the sun is shining. Nothing can rain on your parade. Except for that pesky whitehead that has conveniently decided to come up out of nowhere and plant itself smack in the middle of your face. Now, it is normal for you...

Pimple Problems? How to Target Those Irritating Bumps

When it comes to pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads, there is no easy way out. Now, if you’re cringing your face and squirming in your seat with today’s topic, don’t close this page yet – Knowing how to target each type of acne is crucial for clear, spot-free skin. The official...

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