Is Sunscreen Really the Cause of Skin Cancer?

Skin Care
Sunscreen

Recently, some so-called scientists have been promoting the idea that sunscreen can cause skin cancer. The idea was first propagated by the Environmental Working Group several years ago, specifically stating that sunscreens containing retinyl palmitate could be harmful. Once this erroneous message was propagated through the media, it was then debunked vehemently by dermatologists, including the American Academy Read more »

Why Amino Acids are the Next Retinoids

Skin Care
amino-acids

I’ve been using AminoGenesis products for the past nine months, and their products have changed my skin for the better. What is An Amino Acid? Amino acids aren’t necessarily acids. Instead, they are compounds that can be acidic (aspartate, glutamate, asparagine, glutamine) and basic (histidine, lysine, arginine). Scientifically speaking, amino acids are organic compounds that  have three different Read more »

AACCP’s Asian-American Women Symposium at Chatham University

Personal/Inspirational
AACCP’s Asian-American Women Symposium

On Saturday, I was honored to speak at the AACCP’s Asian-American Women Symposium at Chatham University. When representatives at the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University asked me to speak, I jumped at the opportunity. I’ve been chosen to speak at other conferences about business, entrepreneurship, and online marketing, but since I’d never spoken about race or Read more »