Happy May and congratulations on surviving the rainiest Seattle winter on record. While we are all sun-starved and looking forward to warmer weather, it is important to recognize Skin Cancer Awareness month and review strategies for prevention of skin damage or skin cancer. Skin cancer is incredibly common. At current rates, 1 in 5 Americans.. read more →

06 Aug 2015
August 6, 2015

Best Insect Repellents for Summer

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Camping, hiking, kayaking and even going to the local farmers market you will find mosquitoes this time of year.  By the time I remember there is something called ‘bug spray’ I have already been attacked. I recently had multiple encounters with what I am pretty sure were eight hungry mosquitoes, leaving bites and itchy raised bumps on my.. read more →

25 Jun 2015
June 25, 2015

Sun Protection

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Ahhhh…Summer.  I remember long road trips to Lake Tahoe with my four siblings in the back of the station wagon.  Yes…Chevy Chase style.  The windows rolled down, radio playing “Take it to the Limit” by The Eagles. I remember my mom dipping a towel in the ice chest and wringing it just outside the window.. read more →

Summer is on the horizon! If you’re like me and are looking forward to wearing sun dresses, tank tops and shorts but having ultra pale legs might say otherwise, there is a solution. Believe it or not my legs are about two shades lighter than the rest of my body. The ombre look is great.. read more →