Rich Traditions in Herbalism: African-American Medicine Ways

Rich Traditions in Herbalism: African-American Medicine Ways

Attuning to and uplifting black people’s voices in herbalism is one way of celebrating and honoring the rich cultural lineages that both American and African herbalism offer. When we can see our own stories reflected along the diverse paths of those who have...
Think of Me as Your “Personal Trainer for Your Face”

Think of Me as Your “Personal Trainer for Your Face”

Every day I receive phone calls or messages from women all around the country who have bathroom drawers filled with half-empty bottles and jars. These products serve as painful reminders of expensive trial and error purchases of products that promised miraculous...
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...

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

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...