Ginger Hodulik Downey holds a BS in foods and nutrition, an MS degree in nutrition and a CNS (Certified Nutrition Specialist). She is currently the co-owner and vice president of R&D for DermaMed Solutions. In addition to her work at DermaMed, Ginger devotes time to working with patients in private clinical practice. As a contributor, Ginger hopes to continue to share her passion for holistic health and wellness.
Even the best skincare products can’t make up for how these seven big mistakes will age your skin. Here’s what you need to do instead.
Sleeping with sunglasses to prevent wrinkles…Putting Windex on pimples…Feet peels that peel and peel and peel…and more. Do they work???
Masks come in so many forms and formulations. It’s confusing! Here are the safest ingredients—and the worst to be avoided.
Don’t skip this important first step before applying any topicals—plus the OTC options to try.
Why do we sometimes react to even the cleanest of skincare formulations? The answer typically lies in the gut…and in your hormones.
Wearing SPF daily to protect your skin from sun damage simply isn’t enough. The surprising way that sunglasses are also essential for your whole body.
Does your derrière need some attention? Many spas now offer Fanny Facials but you can keep your backside looking great with these at-home treatments.
Embarrassed by little pink- or flesh-colored “chicken skin” bumps on your arms? Here are 7 ways to reduce keratosis pilaris and stop hiding your arms.
Eye creams do little for undereye circles. Best: Figure out if a health or lifestyle issue is the real cause, and address the problem from the inside out.
It’s time you let yourself feel beautiful in your own skin, even if it is imperfect and aging. Lessons from the natives of Tahiti and Polynesia…
The keys to soothing rough, dry winter hands? How you wash…and the ingredients in your hand products. Here’s what to use and what to avoid.
Nutrition and beauty expert Ginger Downey contemplates how the new science of nutritional genomics will affect the future of skincare.
One fragrance can contain up to 200 synthetic chemicals. These toxins can trigger asthma, headaches, rashes, more. What to look out for on labels.
These are the personal-care items that make my life easier, happier and simply more zen—and all free from toxic chemicals.