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The Bridal Beauty Plan

Bouquets, flowers, long white trains, tears of joy, honeymooning, long buffet lines, and midnight dancing all point to one thing — wedding season! If you’re an impending bride, you know the headaches of vying for venues, scheduling caterers, dress sizing, bridesmaid coordination, and so much more. We feel for you, which is why we’ve planned…

What Is Keratosis Pilaris?

If you’ve noticed pigmented, painless, tiny bumps on your upper arms, thighs, and even cheeks, you might have keratosis pilaris. Keratosis pilaris is a very common skin condition caused by over-production of keratin by the skin and build up of dead skin cells, resulting in blockage of hair follicles. The first signs of keratosis pilaris…

Why Everyone Loves Oat Milk

Over the last several year, non-dairy milk alternatives like almond, coconut, and soy have gained popularity amongst consumers. Plant-based milk is popular with vegans, those with lactose intolerance, and individuals looking to limit their consumption of animal products. You may have noticed that your favorite coffee shop or cafe has started offering a wider array…

Iron Deficiency - Beauty By Dr. Kay Blog

The Secret Behind Iron Deficiency

Red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs and deliver it throughout the body. Iron in blood cells is incorporated into proteins, directly binding to oxygen. Iron is an essential mineral in our diets that is required for proper red blood cell function and other processes related to the cell cycle. Hair loss and fatigue…

Come find out why you've always underestimated celery! More than simply a fad diet, explore the nutritional values of celery for skin, digestion, and more.

Crazy About Celery

Celery juice has gained popularity on Instagram with many claims of improved skin, digestion, and other health problems. Celery has been used in traditional medicines for thousands of years to treat intestinal maladies and hypertension. More recently, celery juicing has gained a large following from a self-proclaimed “medical medium” who supports celery juice consumption as…