Browse Category: Skin, Hair and Nails
The recent news story about the excessively tanned mother who brought her five-year-old daughter to the salon and ended up giving her minor burns has created renewed interest in all things related to skin cancer. And, rightfully so.
I don’t know about you, but when I entered my 30s I started to think a lot more seriously about taking care of my skin – and how to prevent it from aging. If you’re lucky, you started thinking about this much earlier than that – even as early as your teens.
Everyone knows that looks matter when it comes to job interviews. After all, would you rather hire the clean-cut gentleman with the button-up shirt, slacks and dress shoes for your business, or the bearded teen with long, unruly hair, tattered jeans, worn out band shirts and ripped sneakers?
People who experience frequent bouts of eczema, contact and allergic dermatitis,
and hives may be a bit more willing to put up with the skin rashes, oozing blisters,
and swelling and redness. A recent study shows a possible link between skin
allergies and a decreased risk for certain cancers.
You know things have gone a little too far in the beauty business when the U.S. Department of Labor releases a hazard alert about a popular hair product. That is exactly what has happened with Brazilian Blowout - a keratin straightening treatment that “relaxes and transforms frizzy, curly, and wavy hair into a smooth, silky mane.” From preteens to celebrities, “hair challenged” sufferers have paid $200-$500 per treatment for what has been described as a life-changing solution for hard-to-manage hair. So what’s the problem with this miracle treatment? A lot.
Now that summer is officially here, ocean waves and fun in the sun on a sandy beach spells the ultimate vacation for many people. At the top of every health-conscious beach lover’s to-do list is making sure plenty of sunscreen
is on hand. But choosing the right sunscreen is easier said than done. There are so many different SPF numbers and claims as to what kind of protection they offer that many people aren’t sure just what they’re getting.
There are several skin problems which affect a person that are caused due to infectious virus. The cancerous moles appear on the skin of a victim which looks as similar as the normal moles. But if give a closure look you can identify the mole that can cause to skin cancer. Another skin condition is the cold sores, they are generally caused due to the herpes simplex virus type I. In this case, a person have to suffer from many symptoms, the cold sores are small painful infectious blisters that appear on lips, mouth, etc. Apart from all other medications, home remedy for cold sores is effectual and beneficial to give permanent result.
Nail Infections may sound gross, and many view it as an unhealthy skin infection; but it IS true that nail infections are due to an unhealthy lifestyle.
As warmer weather approaches most folks are looking forward to “fun in the sun” and shedding those wintertime pasty-looking complexions. Many people crave the golden sun-kissed look so much
they visit tanning salons year-round. While it is a health concern for adults, it’s even more so for teens.
Anyone that has ever suffered the embarrassment of acne will tell you it can deal a striking blow to your self-confidence. Sometimes it feels as if you’re fighting a losing battle as flare-ups happen just when you think things have calmed down a little . . . and usually at the worse possible times.
These days anything labeled as “natural” or “organic” is a marketing goldmine. From natural skin care products to natural fruit juice, the word is tossed about in marketing circles and then delivered to trusting consumers like manna from heaven.
But what does “natural” mean, exactly?
In many instances, not much. And if you think cosmeceutical companies aren’t walking the straight and narrow when it comes to their claims, guess what? You’re right. When it comes to FDA regulation, the word “natural” doesn’t even have a legal definition. But you and I both know what consumers are thinking. In the back of our minds, if something is natural or organic, then it must be healthy and safe, right?
Not so. Especially when it comes to skin care.
So, who’s looking out for you?
If you suffer from dandruff, then you know the itchiness, embarrassment and inconvenience that go along with it. Perhaps you’ve tried different methods to try to eliminate your dandruff, such as medicated shampoos or other harsh treatments. But have they really worked? Maybe it’s time to try something different . . . Let’s take a look at a few home remedies you can use to get rid of your dandruff for good.
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Want to eliminate wrinkles and repair your skin form sun damage? You may be able to do so with berries. According to new research, a compound found in berries can help reduce the signs of aging on the skin such as wrinkles, as well as repair sun damage that you experience over a lifetime of sun exposure. Keep reading for more information about this exciting new discovery!
There’s a new “wonder-drug” on the market, that’s main goal is to fight certain skin diseases, including actinic keratosis, superficial basal cell carcinoma, and external genital warts. According to the drug’s website, “Aldara Cream activates your immune system” to help your body fight these diseases.
Whether it’s summertime or time for a vacation to a tropical destination, you want to feel confident baring a lot of your body on the beach. If you don’t have time to hit the gym with a vengeance, don’t despair: you can still look like a bathing beauty simply by taking care of your skin. Try these five tips to make sure your skin has a toned, healthy glow.
A vast majority of people like the look of their skin, as well as that of other people, when it has a bit of a tan to it. There are also people who, by career choice, spend a vast amount of time in the sun and as such tend to have almost bronze-like skin. Those of us who have accepted the risks associated with too much sun have to wonder why people would choose to subject themselves to that sort of danger. It’s no secret that too much sun can lead to skin cancer, so why would anyone knowingly take that risk?
Cure your toenail fungus naturally with these home remedies.
Protect your skin with these home remedies for dark age spots.
Get rid of those nasty warts with these natural cures and learn how to prevent warts in the first place!