What’s your routine? Here’s mine

What’s your routine? Here’s mine

My clients ask me what my personal skincare routine is all the time, so I felt it’s important to tell you what I do to my skin every day – and why!   My approach to skincare is totally results-driven, but my lifestyle is busy and sometimes really hectic, so simplicity...
The “Do- It- All” Beauty Balm – Made in the USA!

The “Do- It- All” Beauty Balm – Made in the USA!

Over the years many of my clients felt they could not LIVE without Vaseline, Carmex, and hydrocortisone ointment for all their frustrating skin challenges. How on earth could they possibly deal with issues like eczema, chronic chapped lips, and itchy skin without...
How Thyroid Health Affects the Skin

How Thyroid Health Affects the Skin

Let’s take a look at Biological Aging  IS YOUR THYROID DAMAGING YOUR SKIN AND YOUR BRAIN? The low down on thyroid slow down Midlife can bring subtle changes in our skin, hair, energy, weight, and even mental outlook.  Before writing them off as products of...
Winter Skin Survival Strategies

Winter Skin Survival Strategies

Winter is upon us, and that means dropping temperatures and harsh winds depleting moisture in the skin. Already-sensitive skin can become flaky, itchy, red, dry, and overall irritated. Ridding your regimen of scented products is not always enough, but fortunately,...

How You Can Have Super Soft, Super Smooth, Glowing Skin…

We all have seen gorgeous photos of celebrities in magazines, in film, and photographs that reflect flawless skin with a healthy natural glow. We have many times spent lots of money on products promising to deliver this perfect, airbrushed look, only to be...
Cancer +  Skincare – Oncology and The Detoxifying Process

Cancer + Skincare – Oncology and The Detoxifying Process

DETOXIFY: (verb) [ dee-tok-suh-fahy] To make something less poisonous or harmful. It may refer to the process of removing toxins, poisons, or other harmful substances from the body. This is THE goal as you create your strategic plan for healing and working through the...
Diagnosis: Cancer – A Total Game Changer for Skincare

Diagnosis: Cancer – A Total Game Changer for Skincare

When you are diagnosed with cancer, your whole world changes. NO –  it turns upside down!   After you take a real deep breath, you begin to process all the changes this diagnosis means. Major lifestyle changes become a big part of your new reality. Nutrition and...
Are You Sun Savvy Or Just Plain Confused?

Are You Sun Savvy Or Just Plain Confused?

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Sun Protection… When it comes to protecting your skin from damaging UV rays, what you don’t know can really hurt you.  Dull, blotchy skin, coarse skin texture, broken blood vessels, and premature wrinkling are among...
Top 5 Herbs That Firm Loose Skin

Top 5 Herbs That Firm Loose Skin

Some of the most common issues we all face as we age are sagging, loose skin, fine lines, and wrinkles.  Wrinkles can start to appear as early as your mid-twenties, especially when you are exposed to harsh environmental conditions daily.   Some may think there’s no...
Travel Skin Rescue

Travel Skin Rescue

Traveling can do a number on your skin…from the super dry air of an airplane cabin, the stress of delays and increased exposure to the elements and climate changes, a trip away from home is not the time to skimp on your skincare routine! Whether it be an adventurous...
Every Day is Earth Day at Sunshine Botanicals

Every Day is Earth Day at Sunshine Botanicals

Back To Our Roots Where Herbal Medicine Meets Corrective Skin Care As we all celebrate “Earth Day” this year, I am stunned as I step back and reflect on how this company actually began. You see, Sunshine Botanicals is a love story between the holistic aesthetician and...
Inflammaging:  Understanding the Roots of Aging

Inflammaging: Understanding the Roots of Aging

The danger of chronic, low-level inflammation is that its silent nature belies its destructive power.  In fact, stress-induced inflammation, once triggered, can persist undetected for years, or even decades, propagating cell death throughout the body.  Due to the fact...
5 Reasons To Reward Your Skin with a Powerful Pumpkin Peel

5 Reasons To Reward Your Skin with a Powerful Pumpkin Peel

5 Reasons To Reward Your Skin with a Powerful Pumpkin Peel. One of nature’s greatest secrets for healthy skin is pumpkin. Pumpkin contains many enzymes and amazing healing vitamins for the skin. In fact, pumpkin has over 100 nutrients in it that can help restore & heal your skin.

Notes From The Skin Whisperer…

Notes From The Skin Whisperer…

What Can Nature Do in 24 Hours? The healing power of nature never ceases to amaze me…As our combined passions for creating original, plant-based skincare solutions continues to grow and evolve, the core product formulations that launched our brand continue to impact...
The Great Escape 2016 Begins…

The Great Escape 2016 Begins…

Herbal Medicine Maker Boot Camp 2016 Escape, unplug and reconnect with nature for 2 glorious days that will transform the way you think about health care options, and cosmetic ingredients forever… Boot Camp – Day One…This time of year is beautiful – clear blue...
Herbal Medicine Maker Boot Camp 2016

Herbal Medicine Maker Boot Camp 2016

Escape, unplug and reconnect with nature for 2 glorious days that will transform the way you think about health care options, and cosmetic ingredients forever… Sunshine Botanicals invites you to join us for a behind-the-scenes look into the beautiful, lost art of...

Chronic Inflammation?

Understanding The Root of Aging and Problem Skin Chronic inflammation often happens unnoticed, slowly and silently deteriorating skin and contributing to the aging process. “After the sun, inflammation is the skin enemy number one,” says David J. Leffell, professor of...

Message From The Skin Whisperer

Hello Beautiful Friends! I am super excited to tell you that 2016 will be an amazing year at Sunshine Botanicals and wanted YOU to be the first to know what is happening! Our customers are the best on the planet, and your encouragement and support has helped us evolve...

Melasma and Skin Discoloration: A Rising Epidemic

Sun Damage, Melasma and Skin Discoloration: A Rising Epidemic The changes in skin texture, color and appearance brought about by aging are all too familiar: wrinkles, patches of hyperpigmentation in places and loss of pigment in others, areas of purpura caused by...
Chronic Chapped Lips:  Cause, Effect and Solutions

Chronic Chapped Lips: Cause, Effect and Solutions

Should we be doing more than simply applying Chap Stick? Yes! Applying Chap Stick is treating the symptoms, not addressing the underlying cause. Daily use of poorly compounded lip products can ruin a beautiful smile and create a revolving door of trial and error to...

New Year – New You!

Wow – can you believe it is already 2016?  Just saying that out loud is a real wake-up call.  Where did last year go?  If you are anything like me, New Year’s day is a welcome relief (another day off maybe?) and a time to reflect and catch your breath from the busy...

Transforming the World – One Face at a Time!

“When I discovered the incredible healing power of nature it transformed my aesthetics practice decades ago, and began a life long journey of adventure and discovery that transformed my own life, and the lives of thousands of women since. That’s why they call me...
Core Training Your Skin:Cleanse & Detox

Core Training Your Skin:Cleanse & Detox

The Essential Guide to a Beautiful Skin Foundation “All visible changes and results for beautiful skin begin with effective skin cleansing.” – Emily Over the years, I have been asked for advice on almost every skin condition imaginable – from cystic acne to...

Strength Training for Your Face: The Turbo Lift

The Turbo Lift A Holistic Alternative to Surgery This powerful treatment gives you all the “perks” of a face lift – without the surgery!  Think of this as a “workout for your face.”  Imagine if you could send your face to the gym, how much tighter could your face...

Personal Training For Your Face – Seriously?

Sunshine Botanicals and World Gym join forces to bring you an exciting new program: Personal Training – For Your Face! I can hardly believe the holidays are already here! This year has just flown by, and the holiday hustle and bustle is about to kick into high...

Brand New Skin – REALLY??

The Truth about Skin Peels… Sophie Uliano, author of the Gorgeously Green book series interviews Emily Fritchey – “The Skin Whisperer” Walk into most dermatologist’s offices and you’ll see all kinds of leaflets and ads for various peels....

Skin Whisperer Facial Services Menu

The Skin Whisperer Holistic Skin Therapy & Advanced Aesthetics Studio   Located near Sharpsburg GA – address given with scheduled appointment To schedule appointments: 770-253-6257 or 404-457-3679 For more information contact:...

UNDERSTANDING ROSACEA

Over the past decade, rosacea has become an increasingly common skin disorder seen in skin care clinics all across the country almost daily. This has been a very difficult condition to treat aesthetically and medically, as well.  This frustrating condition is seen in...
Skin Cleansing: The Missing Link in Corrective Skin Care

Skin Cleansing: The Missing Link in Corrective Skin Care

Over the years I have seen and treated almost every skin condition you can imagine, from cystic acne to blotchy, sun damaged skin, chemotherapy and radiation damage that cancer patients experience, the redness of Rosacea, hormonal skin imbalances, breakouts, and...
Sunscreen vs Sunblock

Sunscreen vs Sunblock

Major Breaking News… Sunscreens, Sun Blocks, Misleading Claims, Toxic Ingredients and New FDA Regulations Cause Confusion for Consumer and Manufacturer Alike… Worldwide, the greatest risk in melanoma has been in countries where sunscreens have been heavily...
Herbal Medicine Makers 2015 Make Magic!

Herbal Medicine Makers 2015 Make Magic!

Day Two of our Great Escape centered around the actual art of making herbal medicine, and understanding how to use these medicinal plants after harvesting. Students were introduced to processing tools, herb drying, processing and distillation methods and how to make...
The Great Escape 2015 Begins…

The Great Escape 2015 Begins…

Saturday was a perfect day for our Great Escape …clear blue sky, low humidity and a cool, gentle breeze awakened us all and was an exhilarating way to begin day one as we forayed into the deep recesses of nature at beautiful Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA....

Roots, Bark and Petals, Oh My!

Could you have a virtual cosmetics lab growing in your own back yard?   Many people do, yet have no idea that these very potent ingredients are even there, much less what to do with them. Think about an ingredient label on your make up bottles, post and jars, and...
The Great Escape – Herbal Medicine Makers Boot Camp 2015

The Great Escape – Herbal Medicine Makers Boot Camp 2015

Escape, unplug and reconnect with nature for 2 glorious days that will transform the way you think about health care options, and cosmetic ingredients forever… My husband, Dr. Philip Fritchey, (a gifted herbalist) and I invite you to join us for a behind-the-scenes...

Meet The Skin Whisperer…

    “Discovering the incredible healing power of nature transformed my aesthetics practice decades ago, and began a life long journey of adventure and discovery that transformed my own life, and the lives of thousands of women since. That’s why they...

Beautiful Skin from the Inside Out: ProBiotics to the Rescue

Digestive system problems are more prevalent than ever. The National Digestive Diseases Clearinghouse estimates between 60 million to 70 million people are affected by various forms of digestive disorders. Digestive diseases are the manifestation of poor diets,...
Oats – Not Just For Breakfast!!  Soothe Sensitive Skin Naturally

Oats – Not Just For Breakfast!! Soothe Sensitive Skin Naturally

Our extensive collection of naturally derived ingredients for soothing sensitive skin and reducing redness and inflammation grows each year, as we discover how to harness the inherent capabilities of certain plants for preventing irritation and protecting the...

What You Never Knew About Cleansing…

Skin care as you know it is backwards! We have come to believe that when we experience problems with our skin (discoloration, aging, breakouts) we need to immediately reach for the corrective serums, creams and specialty treatments. Right? Well, actually, no! Before...

The Electric Facial: How Micro Current Works

Or as we call it, the Non-Surgical Face Lift!  This impressive treatment for aging skin uses low level electrical current to jump start the body’s natural physiology at a cellular level, increasing the body’s ability to produce collagen and elastin, increases and...
Algae, Seaweed and Marine Botanicals – an Age Reversing Bounty

Algae, Seaweed and Marine Botanicals – an Age Reversing Bounty

The healing and restorative benefits of seaweed have long been known in the spa industry, however, few people fully understand the incredible benefits of the wide array of marine botanicals available from every ocean on the planet. Over the past 10 years, there has...

Peptides: Powerful Weapons in the War on Aging Skin

Aging is inevitable, but looking old is optional! There are some very exciting ingredients available in anti-aging skincare today, and peptides are at the top of the list. Simply put, peptides are made up of long chains of amino acids that communicate with cells in...

The Skin Whisperer

They call me the Skin Whisperer …. Skin. It’s my passion…no it’s my obsession. My clients call me The Skin Whisperer….they tell me it is the only way they can explain what I do to their spa going,  product junkie, Botox loyal friends.   Since my approach to...