13 Articles by Antonia Balfour, LAc

Antonia Balfour, LAc

An Herbalist's Guide To Healing Highly Sensitive Skin

Is your skin sensitive? Looking to avoid the redness and itching? Wondering how to deal with it when it happens? Advice from herbalist and...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
August 23 2016

Psoriasis: What It Is, Why It Sucks & How To Deal With It, Naturally

With more than three million US cases every year, psoriasis is an incredibly common skin condition that messes with the life cycle of skin cells,...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
November 27 2015

Dry Skin? Dandruff? Here Are Some Fixes (Under $12)

Seborrheic dermatitis is an extremely common skin condition — there are more than 3 million cases per year in the U.S. — and it can be extremely...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
November 7 2015

5 Things To Avoid If You Want Flawless Skin

A simple Internet search can bombard acne sufferers with suggestions of ingredients they should use to heal their skin. But in my holistic dermatology...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
September 7 2015

Why Chinese Herbs Are Great For Treating Acne

As a holistic practitioner specializing in dermatology, I see a lot of patients with moderate to severe acne. Many of them come to me for the first...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
September 9 2014

4 Reasons All Psoriasis Sufferers Should Try Chinese Herbs

Psoriasis is a common skin condition where cells build up too quickly creating thick "plaques" on the elbows and other parts of the body. Very often,...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
April 11 2014

5 All-Natural Tips To Get Rid Of Facial Redness

Tips to calm an angry face—straight from an expert.

Antonia Balfour, LAc
February 28 2014

5 Natural Treatments For Common Skin Conditions

Have you ever seen a dermatologist for the treatment of eczema? Or psoriasis? Or a "mystery" rash? Sometimes it seems like no matter what skin...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
February 3 2014

Holistic Dermatology: 5 Tips To Heal Psoriasis & Eczema

Have you ever watched a TV ad for psoriasis medications and carefully listened to the list of potential side effects? Has a doctor warned you about...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
January 6 2014

5 Natural Ways To Clear Up Your Acne In Time For The Holidays

Looking to clear your skin in time for the holidays? The fastest, most effective path to radiant skin is by incorporating both internal and topical...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
November 26 2013

5 Holistic Ways To Treat Acne

As an herbalist specializing in the treatment of skin conditions, I'm often asked: "Why go holistic?"

Antonia Balfour, LAc
November 18 2013

4 Things You Should Know About Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the oldest healing systems in the world, and is popularly used today to promote balance and healing. Treatments are relaxing,...

Antonia Balfour, LAc
August 27 2010