For many ladies, acne is an embarrassing problem that rolls around when puberty strikes. High school can be a cruel world with lots cruel of ‘pizza face’ jokes, but many people stop experiencing acne after puberty ends. Unfortunately, this is not the case for every woman.
Adult acne is a common problem that undoubtedly causes frustration and damage to self-esteem. Caking on concealer every day may mask the problem, but it certainly does not treat it. Treating your adult acne can be even more difficult when over-the-counter products irritate your skin. This post covers some acne treatments that may be effective for adult women with sensitive skin.
Witch Hazel For Soothing And Effective Acne Relief
Witch hazel is a completely natural astringent; chemical astringents are commonly used in acne clearing regimens. The tannins in witch hazel gently get rid of excess oil on your skin, thus reducing acne and breakouts. You …Read More
When tanning beds were all the rage, tanners used to place stickers somewhere on their body to block out the UV light, leaving the skin underneath untouched by the rays. The practice had two purposes: it helped people see how tan they were getting and it also allowed them to create cute little designs on their skin. Well, the practice is back in a way. Only now, it’s more dangerous.
A new trend called sunburn art involves creating sunburn designs on your skin by applying sunscreen to certain areas while leaving others exposed to the sun. Protective barriers, such as clothes, stickers, and stencils may also be used. The goal is to create a sunburn in a particular design or shape. This practice is especially troublesome due to the rise in skin cancer in recent years. Following are three reasons why you should say no to sunburn art.
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It is important to make sure that you are taking good care of your skin. To help you do that, you will want to review the following points that indicate that it is time to seek out the assistance of a professional dermatologist.
Many people find that they are able to successfully treat their acne with over-the-counter medications. However, if after a few weeks of steady treatment with such products you find that you are not noticing any improvement, you might be in need of something a little stronger. Your dermatologist will be able to prescribe a topical ointment that should be able to help clear up your skin.
Suspicious Looking Moles
It is not uncommon to have moles and they usually do not pose a threat to your health. However, it is vital that you are examining your moles at least once a month. This is so …Read More
Life with rosacea – a condition that affects an estimate of 16 million of people in the United States alone, most of them women – is never easy. You have to constantly be aware of whatever could get on your skin and damage it, and using makeup to cover up red patches and persistent acne only makes the irritation of your skin worse. But with all the treatments – new and old – out there for rosacea, how do you know which one to pick? If you’re looking for information on one of the most promising rosacea treatments to be discovered, then here’s what you need to know about how pro- and anti-biotics can help tone that redness.
No Cream, No Problem
If you’re expecting to hear about another thick, sticky cream to slather on your face and neck, think again. Cream- or cleanser-based rosacea treatments can cause bacterial interference, …Read More
Whether you are a man or a woman, it is perfectly natural to get a little, or a lot, of peach fuzz growth on the corners of your mouth. Most women dread when small facial hair starts to come in because the pain of waxing is almost unbearable. Luckily for you, there is a way to get rid of unwanted facial hair without the heat and pain of regular waxing. There are several ingredients that are lurking in your kitchen that will do the trick fast and pain-free.
Sugar and Lemons
Sugar and lemons is the perfect remedy for riding your face of unwanted facial hair. Lemons are full of natural bleaching agents while sugar is rough and will exfoliate your skin.
To use these two ingredients for your hair removal, you will need the following:
two tablespoons of sugar
two teaspoons of lemon juice
1/3 cup of water
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Clear cell acanthoma, also called pale acanthoma, is a benign skin tumor. Here are four things you need to know about clear cell acanthoma.
What are the signs of clear cell acanthoma?
Typically, clear cell carcinoma presents as a single papule (pimple-like lesion) on the skin. This papule can range in color from pink to brown and tends to have a shiny appearance. The papule has well-defined borders, and the borders of the lesion may be crusted.
Clear cell carcinoma grows slowly and is usually smaller than two centimeters in diameter, though in some cases, they can get as large as a few centimeters. If you notice a single, shiny lump on your skin, ask your dermatologist to take a look at it.
Why does this tumor form?
Doctors still don’t know the exact cause of clear cell acanthoma. Trauma, drugs, and toxic substances have all been ruled …Read More