Julie’s Blog

Coping with the Aging Eye Area

Lumps, bumps, circles, troughing and puffiness – all signs of the aging eye.  Sounds glamorous. Unfortunately, one of the first areas on the face to show signs of aging are the eyes. As we age the skin is not as tight as it used to be.  Our brows start to drop and the upper lids get […]

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Habits to Make you Feel Better

I have to tell you, I have found my limit.  This spring has been a challenge for me.  Seems like spring is always a busy time.  I have been trying to get the yard work going, on top of the fact I have been living in the dust and chaos of a remodel for months now (the […]

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Preventing and Detecting Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Detection Month.  Here are a few tips throughout the month to ensure that you are doing all you can to prevent and detect skin cancer. 5/2  Melanoma Monday:  Take time this month to do a self skin check, especially checking your pigmented growths.  Schedule an appointment with your dermatologist if you find something […]

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Skin that Defies Age with Genetics and Skincare

Sometimes life’s not fair! Harvard Scientists have discovered why some people look like they don’t age. (Information based on article in Boston Magazine 2015 about a 2012 MDE study led by Dr. Alexa Kimball, professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital). The study looked at 231 women from their 20s to 70s, across numerous ethnicities; Caucasian, African, Hispanic, […]

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Healthy and Youthful Looking Eyes

Here are some ways to make your eyes look bigger from Dr. Oz and Julie. Eat an Iron-Rich Diet:  An iron deficiency could be the reason for your under eye bags and dark circles. Improve your diet with spinach, kidney beans and dark chocolate (I like that part).  However, often times the bags under the eyes […]

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Making a Difference this Holiday Season

“One person can make a difference, everyone should try”. JFK I don’t know how many of you know that this is my 15th year on the North Marion School Board.  One of the highlights of my year is going to the Oregon School Board Convention, where I just spent 2 days.  Different School Boards and staff presented […]

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