Sunscreen and Going Outdoors in a Pandemic… why we can’t forget to protect our skin

In this time of the current pandemic and quarantine, our lives have changed drastically. We are limited from our normal activities. We have changed and shrunk our lifestyles. While we may not be vi...

Antibacterial Soap vs. Regular Soap: which is better against COVID?

May 21 , 2020

Antibacterial Soap vs. Regular Soap: which is better against COVID?

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Dr. Suzanne Gokel

Lately I have had a lot of people ask about what type of soap is best in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic - antibacterial or regular soap? In this article, we will dispel misconceptions about ...

The Cucumber Mask: Why use Cucumber in skincare?

The cucumber is native to India. It is one of our most ancient vegetables and since ancient times it has been used for cooling and soothing due to its high water content. Scientists now know it con...

How Soft & Moisturized Skin Prevents Infection

With all the news and worry over Covid 19, you may wonder why would lotion or a moisturizer be important? Why worry about this right now? The reason is frequent hand washing and sanitizer use, our ...

Why is hand washing with soap important?

Apr 06 , 2020

Why is hand washing with soap important?

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Dr. Suzanne Gokel

Hand washing. Using soap and water is the best way to clean our hands of germs, bacteria and viruses. Soap really makes a difference because it has something called surfactants in it that break dow...

Using Hand Sanitizer Effectively!

Mar 29 , 2020

Using Hand Sanitizer Effectively!

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Dr. Suzanne Gokel

Hand sanitizers These are gels that contain alcohol that can help kill germs present on the skin. This will help prevent getting sick or spreading germs to others. The alcohol will work immediately...