A person may stare at the mirror and glare. She would wish she could look younger and more vibrant. This could be attributed to the damage on the skin which is caused by excessive temperatures and free debris. The bright side to this situation can be availed by the wide range of skin care products that have come out... Read all »
For most people having very dry skin is caused by external issues rather than those internal factors that are within the body. The major external factors are found in the environment and include dry air, winter and even some harsh skin products. However, for those suffering from such skin conditions they should not... Read all »
Skin aging and wrinkles are a person's two worst enemies. Although there is little one can do to prevent these tell-tale signs of aging, there are ways to delay their appearance. Skin begins the aging process almost from the moment you're born, so if you want to control skin aging and wrinkles, start early!
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Contrary to what you might have heard, sensitive skin isn't considered a medical condition. When someone says he or she has sensitive skin, it typically means the skin has become irritated, red, swollen and/or itchy as a result of either an environmental condition or use of a certain product. The term is also used to... Read all »
Affecting approximately one out of every 50 adults, psoriasis is a physical condition that can cause significant psychological distress. One of the most interesting discoveries related to psoriasis is that its onset is rooted in the body's immune system.
The symptoms associated with a flare-up of psoriasis include... Read all »
Can you really believe everything you read? When it comes to selecting skin care products, the answer might surprise you. A debate rages on as to whether products containing all natural ingredients are really better than those containing synthetic ingredients. With both sides of this issue taking a firm stand, and... Read all »
Cellulite is many things. It's unsightly. It's embarrassing. Cellulite is also controllable but not necessarily preventable and only as long as there's a willingness to implement dietary and lifestyle changes.
Everybody knows what cellulite looks like because it's so easily recognizable. It resembles the skin of an... Read all »
Of all the skin types, oily skin is often the most challenging. Oil production is completely natural and is the result of the sebaceous glands located in the dermis or middle layer of skin. These natural oils help keep skin moist and supple. But for some, the sebaceous glands produce too much oil, leading to the most... Read all »
Combination skin is a separate category of skin type. It's neither 100% dry or normal or oily. It's instead a combination that's characterized as normal and oily skin, or skin that's oily and dry. In other words, like the song, combination skin is 'a little bit of this, and a little bit of that'.
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Skin is the body's biggest organ. When people think of organs, most often the heart, lungs and brain come to mind but typically not the skin. Like these and other organs inside the body, skin is made up of different types of tissues and these tissues are made up of cells.
Much like the roof on a house, the skin... Read all »
All women know that one of the keys to retaining youthful looks is to take care of your skin. However, good skin care is a lot more than just expensive anti-ageing creams. In fact, many of the best methods of skin care do not come with a price tag.
How Your Lifestyle Affects Your Skin
There are three main... Read all »
Your skin will be with you all your life, and its health and appearance has a profound effect on your overall look and the way you feel about yourself; it even affects your health. This is why it is important to take care of it all your life. The most effect ways of caring for your skin change throughout your... Read all »