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Nancy Schiller

Take Control of Your Acne

Well, it’s the 21st century and acne is still a very real challenge. Just what is this bane of teenage existence? It’s a skin condition that causes redness and pimples. It makes us unhappy, undermines our confidence, itches and hurts. We aggravate the situation by popping whiteheads and making them
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Skin Misbehaving? Maybe it’s Rosacea

Back in the Day Remember being a teenager and waking up on the morning of a big date, only to see a zit the size of a softball lighting up your chin? I’d scrub my face, swab on the witch hazel, and then the latest cure-all acne treatment advertised in
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Anti-Aging Arsenal: Sunscreen

This morning I looked in the mirror and my mother was looking back at me! An old joke, maybe, but when it happens to you, it’s surprising. There’s something to be said about how our mothers and other relatives age, because, genetics being what they are, we may take the
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Wrinkles: Under the Knife

 Fed Up With Wrinkles So, you’ve decided you’re fed up with your wrinkles. No matter how hard you try, you cannot be happy unless you look in the mirror and don’t see fine lines and deep crevices and time marching across your cheeks. You’ve tried every lotion, potion and wrinkle
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Wrinkles: Embrace or Erase?

Wrinkles are an unfortunate, but very natural, part of the aging process. But, don’t despair! There are healthy choices we can make, and products we can use to slow down the onset of wrinkles, and to manage them as they appear. In some cultures, wrinkles and gray hair are badges
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Cleansing: Selecting One Good Soap

Soap Situation I’ve been doing my own research on which of the mainstream bar soaps I can honestly recommend for face washing. In our house, there’s not a lot of budget, or room in the bathroom for a lot of products. I buy one soap and that’s what you’ll find
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Low-Tech Face Washing Guide

Fresh and lovely woman washing her face
Your Face Won’t Wash Itself We live in a high-tech world. Smart Houses. Smart cars. Smart phones. Well, unless maybe you’re royalty, I’m pretty sure most of us wash our own faces, the old-fashioned way, with soap and water. Soaps Abound Granted, soap has come a long way, and there
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Anti-Aging Arsenal: Listen to Your Face!

We’re a Mess! We’re starting to realize that antibiotics, chemicals, processed foods, sleep deprivation and stress are taking their toll on our bodies, minds and spirits. While we’re grateful for good health, convenient household products and simplified meal preparation, we know that in using them, we’re paying a price. Diseases
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Moisturizing: Behind the Mystique

Consult the Experts I’m a skeptic by nature, and I seldom fall for an advertising pitch. When I shop, I’ve done my homework – compared products and prices, read reviews and tried samples. My money and I don’t part easily. So, when I was in the market for a new
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Moisturizing: Your Unique Face

  Know Your Skin When it comes to moisturizing your face, there are a few considerations. First, do you know your skin type? Do you have skin that is pretty well-behaved, not too dry and not too oily? Then you have normal skin. Is your skin oily all over? That’s
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