Total Skin Nerds, hosted by Skinfix CEO, Amy Risley, features in-depth conversations with top doctors and skin care authorities on a crusade to change how skin is cared for, treated, healed, experienced and talked about. On each episode, Amy is joined by one mission-driven doctor to explore their medical focus comprehensively and compassionately—and to offer actionable advice about the skincare topics that affect you: from acne to eczema, from inflammation to stress. Total Skin Nerds democratizes skin care by providing access to a body of expert dermatological knowledge that would otherwise be impossible for listeners to get all in one place. Please subscribe. Stick with us, Nerds!
EP. 10 GAME OF HORMONES
Hormonal dermatology pioneer Dr. Zenovia lays out the hormonal map and explains how having a working knowledge of your hormones presents a profound path to understanding and treating your skin throughout every phase of life.
EP. 9 DERMASTROLOGY: YOUR SKIN AND THE STARS WITH DEBORAH YOUNG
Taking a one episode break from our usual doctor-driven format, Amy talks to psychic astrologer Deborah Young about gaining personal and societal knowledge in uncertain times and how our astrological charts can guide us towards greater empathy and better skin care.
EP. 8 BROKEN BARRIERS AND LEAKY SKIN, AN ECZEMA MASTERCLASS WITH DR. PETER LIO
Dr. Peter Lio joins host Amy Risley to explain all things eczema, how to treat it and why he's dedicated his career to battling a skin condition that impacts hundreds of millions of people all over the world. In this important episode, Dr. Lio shares his fascinating approach to dermatology, which includes acupressure, acupuncture and hypnotherapy, as well as the latest innovations in Western medicine. Plus, why we're living in the golden age of moisturization, the importance of pH when it comes to skin care and the role surprise and delight both play in Dr. Lio's Chicago practice.
EP. 7 THE PIGMENTATION DIARIES WITH DR. PEARL GRIMES
Dr. Pearl Grimes has spent her illustrious and trailblazing career at the forefront of pigmentation disorder research and treatment. She joins Skinfix founder, Amy Risley from her Los Angeles clinic to share for decades-worth of hard-earned expertise and the kind of definitive, energetic deep dive into all things vitiligo and melasma that only Dr. Grimes can deliver.
EP. 6 IS SUGAR FACE REALLY A THING? WITH DR. NIGMA TALIB
Dr. Nigma Talib, a leading naturopathic doctor based in Los Angeles with an A-list celebrity clientele, can tell what you're eating, and why you're aging, just by looking at you. In this riveting interview with Skinfix founder Amy Risley, Dr. Talib shares the diagnostic secrets behind her "four faces of aging" and offers a host of tips on diet, supplements, and gut health, which can all brighten and strengthen your skin.
EP. 5 FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE MEETS SKIN CARE WITH DR. WILL COLE
Dr. Will Cole, one of the leading and most fascinating functional medicine experts in the world, joins Amy to talk about the link between your gut and your complexion, strengthening your skin barrier through diet and how to use food and nutrition as medicine for your skin.