Wear Sunscreen Whether you’re going to the beach, or if you are simply going outside to do some yard work, you should wear sunscreen lotion when staying outdoors for 30 minutes or longer at a time. The sun’s powerful ultraviolet A/B rays penetrate through the skin, promoting the formation of wrinkles, fine lines, and early

Whether you’re a man, woman, young or old, you probably have unwanted hair somewhere on your body. Many people even wear extra layers of clothing or avoid certain activities because of this. But something as simple as hair shouldn’t affect your quality of life, nor should it dictate your activities, which is where waxing and

How To Prevent Varicose Veins

Thursday, 05 March 2015 by

Varicose veins are superficial veins which no longer direct the blood as they should. While most people brush them off as only a cosmetic concern, they can also cause various health issues. Follow the steps here to help prevent varicose veins. A lot of people only think that older women are susceptible to varicose veins.

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When was the last time you looked at the ingredients list on your makeup products? It’s estimated that roughly 85% of all women wear at least one type of makeup, some of whom wear up to ten different types. While they are capable of improving the complexion and tone of your skin, makeup products often

Tips For Managing Psoriasis

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 by

Psoriasis is an all-too-common skin common skin disease that affects between 2-4% of the entire population. It’s characterized by the formation of scaly red patches and skin lesions. While each and every case is different, most people suffering from psoriasis experience intense itching, and oftentimes pain, during an outbreak. Whether you suffer from minor or

What Is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Monday, 23 February 2015 by

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is one of the most serious and common types of vein diseases, affecting approximately half a million people in the United States. To find out if you’re at risk for developing DTV and what you can do if you’re diagnosed with it, keep reading. Basically, DVT is characterized by the development

Tips For Managing Rosacea

Thursday, 19 February 2015 by

With roughly 3 million new cases diagnosed each year in the U.S., rosacea is an all-too-common skin condition that causes facial redness, inflammation, and the formation of small pus-filled nodules. Although rarely a medically concerning condition, rosacea can affect a person’s self-esteem. The presence of bright-red spots that resemble acne will make the individual self-conscious,

Benefits of Sunless Tanning

Monday, 16 February 2015 by

Let’s face, everyone would like to have an even, glowing skin tan. Whether you’re going on a beach vacation or taking a drive into the mountains, a tan will boost your  self-confidence while making you feel better about yourself. But tanning comes with a dark side: irreversible damage to the skin. According to the American

Uncovering The Power of MSM Cream

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 by

Whether you suffer from psoriasis, eczema, dry skin, oily skin, wrinkles, fine lines, arthritis, or dozens of other conditions, chances are you can benefit from the use of MSM cream. MSM, or methylsulfonylmethane, is a naturally occurring compound that’s found in plants, animals and even us humans. However, scientists have since discovered how to produce

How Humidity Affects Skin Health

Thursday, 05 February 2015 by

Humidity — the amount of moisture vapor in the air — affects the skin in several different ways. Whether you currently suffer from a skin condition such as psoriasis, eczema, etc., airborne water vapor (or lack thereof) will impact your skincare. For a better understanding of this phenomenon and what you can do to protect