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“Discovering the incredible healing power of nature transformed my aesthetics practice decades ago, and began a lifelong journey of adventure and discovery that transformed my own life, and the lives of thousands of women since. That’s why they call me…My love of adventure and passion for discovery has come together in my search for unique and effective ingredients to create effective, ultra-pure skincare products. What I learn along the way is what I bring back to you here. Simply put, this blog is all about the information that you need to improve your skin…and maybe even your life…all weaved into a fun and amazing weekly road trip adventure!

So join the fun “on the road” as I bring you exciting and educational insights into your skin, botanicals, naturopathic medicine, and a holistic view of life on our planet. Hit the Road with “The Skin Whisperer” – join us, won’t you? Hope to see you here.

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Aging Skin: From Stressed to Obsessed!

Aging Skin: From Stressed to Obsessed!

From Stressed to Obsessed... Fine lines and wrinkles, loss of elasticity, dryness, and lack of a healthy “glow” are everyday things that happen to our skin as we age. How much (or how little) you have cared for your skin over the years determines the degree of how you...

Summer Means Travel!

Summer Means Travel!

...and What That Means for Your Skin! If you are anything like me, summer means travel and you are super excited to be able to travel again and get out and hit the road! Whatever part of the country you are in, road trips and summer fun create wonderful memories....

Celebrating Memorial Day – American Made Beauty Style!

Celebrating Memorial Day – American Made Beauty Style!

As our nation comes together to observe Memorial Day, our nation comes together to honor the men and women who gave their lives in service of our country and commemorate those who sacrificed themselves to protect our nation. It also marks the start of the summer...

Summer Sun Protection – The Straight Facts From  A-to-Z

Summer Sun Protection – The Straight Facts From A-to-Z

Since May is National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to remember how much your daily summer activities affect you and especially your skin, and what precautions you can take to protect yourself and your family. Since skin cancer is predominantly...

Why Vitamin C Is So Important to Your Skin

Why Vitamin C Is So Important to Your Skin

It's been said that I can't leave well enough alone, and that is a true statement about many things! I am always fine-tuning and tweaking my products to make the best even better because of my love of the skin and creating powerful and positive changes for my clients...

The Man, The Myth, The Legend

The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Philip Fritchey was my husband. He was the love of my life and meant the world to me, and I find comfort in hearing how Phil inspired others. This week one of my husband's students Martha Bowers reached out to me and asked if she could write her story about her...

When You’re Green Inside – You’re Clean Inside

When You’re Green Inside – You’re Clean Inside

When your green inside - your clean inside! Chlorophyll has numerous advantages for your skin health and wellness. Would certainly you think if we told you that this is true? Some experts even state that consuming liquid chlorophyll can help you do away with acne...

Healthy Alternative to Botox, Fillers and Cosmetic Surgery

Healthy Alternative to Botox, Fillers and Cosmetic Surgery

Plasma Skin Tightening… Could this be the next big thing in rejuvenating skin treatments? As the search for more holistic approaches to correcting sagging skin, lines, wrinkles, and droopy eyes intensifies, exciting alternative treatments are emerging, and plasma skin...

The Benefits of an Apple Cider Vinegar Drink

The Benefits of an Apple Cider Vinegar Drink

How to Improve Your Health Using Apple Cider Vinegar For thousands of years, vinegar for medical purposes. The ancient Greeks used it to treat wounds. Much more recently, medical testing for apple cider variety for its ability to support weight loss, skin health,...

Volatile Season Changes – and Your Skin

Volatile Season Changes – and Your Skin

(Beware the Ides of March!) What do the numbers 81, 62, 73, 54, and 48 sound like to you? A winning number for a power ball lottery ticket?? Well, maybe. But those numbers are the changing daily temperatures from the past two weeks in Atlanta. As I traveled to Dallas,...

CBD and Your Skin

CBD and Your Skin

Effective Treatment for Extremely Dry, Sensitive, and Compromised Skin Conditions: CBD to the rescue CBD and Your Skin ~ Are you experiencing dull, dry, flaking ... the frustrating symptoms of skin - sensitivity and redness - cracks in your hands, chapped lips, and...

Vitamin C Serum – Beyond the Hype

Vitamin C Serum – Beyond the Hype

Vitamin C Serum - Beyond the Hype, Vitamin C has been a “must-have” 5-star ingredient in skin care products and anti-aging treatments for quite some time because of its wide variety of skin-perfecting functions. From brightening the skin to creating healthy new...

To Slug or Not to Slug??

To Slug or Not to Slug??

Say Whatt?? If you have scrolled social media lately, there is no doubt you have seen all kinds of beauty and skincare videos - especially if you scroll TikTok. If you do, I have no doubt you have come across skin a new skincare trend called "slugging." But what...

7 Great Winter Workout Ideas For You

7 Great Winter Workout Ideas For You

​TOP AT-HOME WORKOUTS TO INCLUDE IN YOUR WINTER WORKOUT PLAN I have been asked about my winter workouts and how I keep motivated and keep my energy going during cold dark months in the depths of winter, and I must say that nutrition is a huge part of it for me.  I...

Your New Year Beauty and Wellness Reset

Your New Year Beauty and Wellness Reset

Every New Year brings with it the opportunity to start fresh…purging your space (and your life) of excess "stuff" and clutter can affect you more than you realize, and getting clear on your needs and hopes for the new year takes priority as we enter 2022. Fresh starts...

The Season – The Virus – and Your Skin

The Season – The Virus – and Your Skin

For the last two years, we have become all too familiar with Covid-19 and how to survive a viral pandemic. The most common symptoms are fever, a dry cough, and losing your sense of taste and smell. Headaches, muscle and joint pain, nasal congestion, and fatigue...

Spider Veins, Skin Tags, and Age Spots – Oh My!

Spider Veins, Skin Tags, and Age Spots – Oh My!

Spider Veins, Skin Tags, and Age Spots – Oh My!  These pesky skin irregularities can show up at any age, and for that matter - anywhere on the body. At some point, many of us will notice a brown spot, spider vein, skin tag, or some other irregularity pop up on our...

Renew Your Skin with LED Light Therapy

Renew Your Skin with LED Light Therapy

Renew your skin with LED light therapy, it seems as if every day new, exciting technologies are created to help slow down the aging process. Traditio­nally, medical anti-aging, and wrinkle treatments have been fairly aggressive, and Botox and all sorts of injections...

Getting Your “Glow” Back …

Getting Your “Glow” Back …

Has it Become a Frustrating Obsession???   Is getting your glow back becoming a frustrating obsession?  One of the most common things people come to me to correct in my clinic is super dry skin, and the lines and wrinkles that go with it…getting your" glow" back...

Tips for Supporting Someone You Love with Cancer

Tips for Supporting Someone You Love with Cancer

A cancer diagnosis changes life – forever. Here are some of my tips for supporting someone you love with Cancer.  How well do I know? Pancreatic cancer quickly took the life of my husband and partner, Dr. Philip Fritchey was a Master herbalist. Phil's gift for...

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl): Toxic or Terrific? 

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl): Toxic or Terrific? 

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl): Toxic or Terrific?  More commonly known by its brand name Benadryl, Diphenhydramine is a household name and a staple of almost every medicine cabinet. Used for everything from colds and flu to hives, Benadryl has a broad application and is...

Elderberry for Immunity Inside and Out

Elderberry for Immunity Inside and Out

Elderberry for immunity inside and out, let me explain. During the weeks of back-to-school time in the late summer and early fall, which coincides conveniently with the beginning of cold and flu season, dark violet-toned elderberries grow plump and ripe on their thick...

Your Backyard Medicine Cabinet

Your Backyard Medicine Cabinet

Your backyard medicine cabinet is our heritage of healing as a civilization stems (pun intended) from humans using the local, regional plants most conveniently located to them for aiding the most common issues that faced them. The medicine people belonging to lineages...

Cloudberry Seed: Toxic or Terrific?

Cloudberry Seed: Toxic or Terrific?

Cloudberry Seed: Toxic or Terrific? It’s easy to conjure up an image of the poetically named Cloudberry (Rubus Chamaemorus) as some sort of heavenly fruit perched loftily in the sky, but what is this ingredient really all about? Is it as innocent as it sounds, or does...