Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

How many times have you heard someone say, "you should get your Vitamin D from the sun?" I hear it all the time! After all, isn’t Vitamin D called “The Sunshine Vitamin?” We know that Vitamin D is important to our overall health. It not only helps us to maintain strong bones by helping us absorb calcium in our intestines, but it...

September 22, 2017

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Is Oxybenzone Safe for Us and the Environment? | Dr. Whitney Bowe

Is Oxybenzone Safe for us and for our Environment?

In this video, I focus on an ingredient called oxybenzone. Look for it in your sunscreen -- I bet it’s there. You might also see it listed as an ingredient in some of your hair sprays, nail polish, fragrances, and makeup foundations with SPF. There’s been a lot of discussion and concern over whether oxybenzone is safe – not just for us,...

September 7, 2017

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Sunscreen: A Hot Topic

On my social media channels, you guys asked about the safety of chemicals in sunscreen, why certain sunscreens make you look like a ghost, what’s the best type of sunscreen for kids, and how often you should reapply! In this video, I will answer your questions and more! To start, I explain the difference between chemical blockers and...

August 31, 2017

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Sunscreens: I’ve Got You Covered

One of the most common questions I’m asked in my office, on social media, and by my friends and family is: which sunscreen do I recommend? There are so many options on the market it is information overload! How do you know what is safe? How do you know what is effective? Does price matter and how about SPF number? Here’s some quick...

August 1, 2017

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