25
May

Natural Remedies For Extremely Dry Skin

Dryness occurs when the skin loses moisture or cannot retain it. Heated air indoors during winter, bathing too often and using harsh soaps can contribute to dry skin. The University of Maryland Medical Center reports that dry skin occurs most frequently on the lower legs, sides of the abdomen and thighs, although the condition may...
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25
May

Winter Skincare Tips

Between the harsh weather outside and the blasting heat inside, your skin needs extra TLC during the colder months. Here are some quick pointers. As Time Goes By As it matures, your skin grows less able to protect itself from moisture loss. Start using a lotion containing sunscreen early, then follow these guidelines according to...
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25
May

Anti-Acne Diet

What is acne? Acne is a skin problem that can cause several types of bumps to form on the surface of the skin. These bumps can form anywhere on the body but are most common on the: face neck back shoulders Acne is often triggered by hormonal changes in the body, so it’s most common...
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25
May

Why You Should Wear Sunscreen?

Let us have a look at the top 11 interesting reasons on why you should wear sunscreen throughout the year: 1. Shields From Harmful UV Rays: The continuously depleting ozone layer has put us at a higher risk of getting affected from the harmful rays of the sun. While you do need the sun for your...
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18
May

Your Phone Is Killing Your Skin!

Having a hectic work life, children to tend to and a home to manage can severely restrict your social outings. In such a scenario, the cell phone becomes the new best friend. That is, until you get to know the effects of cell phone radiation on your skin. In this fast paced life, where letters...
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18
May

Chemical Peel

Risks A chemical peel can cause various side effects, including: Redness. Normal healing from a chemical peel involves redness of the treated skin. After a medium or deep chemical peel, redness might last for several months. Scarring. Rarely, a chemical peel can cause scarring — typically on the lower part of the face. Antibiotics and steroid medications...
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18
May

How To Determine Your Skin Type

Not only can your skin be dry or oily, but it can also be a combination of both. The main skin types are dry, oily, combination, normal, acne-prone and sensitive. You may be wondering how in the world to differentiate between the skin types. Before you figure out how to treat your skin type, what...
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18
May

Chemical Peel: Procedure, Aftercare & Side Effects

What is Skin Peeling Treatment? In skin peel treatment, the texture of the skin is smoothened out by using chemicals that remove the outer layer of the damaged skin. The most common chemical peel treatment is the glycolic peel, which is a natural ingredient of sugar cane and lactic acid found in milk. Apart from...
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11
May

Foods High In Hyaluronic Acid

Also known as hyaluronan or sodium hyaluronate, hyaluronic acid is a type of carbohydrate naturally found in the body. It lubricates and hydrates the eyes and the joints and has been used as a treatment for osteoarthritis. Hyaluronic acid can be consumed either through a supplement or a diet containing foods that are natural sources...
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11
May

Benefits Of A Facial Peel

Facial peels involve the application of substances such as chemicals to exfoliate damaged skin. Facial peels can benefit the appearance of your facial skin. The peels slough off the top layer of skin, revealing newer, more youthful skin. Going through a facial peel has some risks but also a few benefits. The results you get...
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11
May

Eat These 12 Foods To Get More Collagen In Your Diet

If you’ve searched for ways to slow down the aging process and keep your skin looking smooth, plump and supple, chances are: you’ve come across collagen. And if you’ve ever wondered what collagen is good for, it’s safe to say we wouldn’t be much more than a pool of human paste without it. You see, collagen...
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11
May

Skin Reactions To Radiation

While you’re undergoing radiation treatment, the first thing you’ll likely notice will be a change in the color of your skin, from pink to red. If you’re African American or have a dark brown or black skin tone, the redness can be harder to see but you may still have other symptoms, such as soreness or dry...
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