Articles about skin
Do you have little flesh colored growths on you arms, neck or armpits? Are you worried that these growths may potentially cancerous moles or the start of skin cancer? Do not be! Skin tags are harmless benign growths that occur due to obesity or just because it is in your genes.
Some people find it hard to believe, but we are indeed what we eat. When you eat certain kind of food, it causes your skin to breakout with acne. Acne breakouts from food are caused by excess grease in the food or just a poor diet overall, as acne can be prevented by eating the proper vitamins and nutrients. So consider taking a long hard look at your diet before slathering the body's largest organ with harsh chemicals.
Underarms stains or dark skin in the armpits are a common problem among many people. While you may have the perfect bikini body, the dark stains under your arms may put a bit of a downer on showing yourself off at the beach. This condition can be cause by a lot of things. for some people, it is in their genetics. For others it can be caused by dead skin cells, hyper-pigmentation, shaving and excess sweating. However, most commonly, this is caused by excess use of antiperspirant and deodorant. Which is a streak of unluckiness for people who over-sweat, as it leads to using more of those products. Whatever the cause, it is always embarrassing, but never fear there are a variety of ways to fix this issue.
Nothing says sacrificing everything for beauty like injecting the deadly botulism bacteria in your face to reduce wrinkles! I kid, of course. Botox is actually a protein, there is not one speck of bacteria in a properly made Botox injection.
It has been no womans ambition ever to have rough and callused hands and feet. If you have a problem with rough hands, it is often things like detergents (especially dish soap), weather exposure, or dehydration that make your hands feel rough and callused. For feet, the leading causes of roughness are bad fitting shoes or walking around bare foot.
The quest for beauty must be an innately frustrating one, at least for those that create all those beauty products. Consumers not only desire fast and almost instantly noticeable results, but they also want those beauty products to be increasingly natural.
We have all heard the scenario: Oh no! It's the night before the big spring ball dance sock hop and I've got a pimple right in the middle of my face! However surprise badly placed pimples aren't just limited to teenage beauty queens. It can happen to men or women, young or old. They can be triggered by poor diet, stress, or a lackluster skin care routine. Regardless of the who, when, where, why, and the 'oh God what is that thing!?' something needs to be done about that pimple.
Bubble baths are an age old source of relaxation and enjoyment for women and men alike. However, in recent years studies have found that the chemicals (sulfates) used in commercial bubble bath solution to make fluffy long lasting bubbles is terrible for your skin. If you are a woman, bubble baths can lead to a lot of irritating infections down in your sensitive bits and overall dry out your skin.
Smoking aside from running rampant with your health also stains everything. Nicotine itself is an oily liquid that seeps into our skin in its purest form. When it is released in cigarette smoke, nicotine is released with tar from the tobacco. The tar combined with the nicotine in cigarette smoke will stain finger, teeth, walls, and any other porous surface. These stains are not noticed immediately, but one day every smoker wakes up and notices their index and middle finger of their smoking hand have yellowed at the tip.
Looking in the mirror each morning for a woman can be a bit of a task. With your hair full of tangles, dark circles under your eyes, puffy skin, and maybe even a wrinkle or two a lot of women can look and feel like Dr. Frankenstein's monster. Maybe you want to wake up looking good for a new lover who is staying over with you for the first time or want to look better so you do not feel the urge to run out of the bathroom in horror after peeking in the mirror.
Unless you are buying organically and locally, chances are the produce you buy is riddled by pesticides. While pesticides make for a better crop for farmers and more produce for us hungry consumers, they are also horrible for the human body. pesticides have been linked to neurological problems, cancer, and some studies have suggested that it can cause ADHD. However, some fruits and vegetables attract more pests and problems than others, so thus they are exposed to pesticides.
Dealing with body hair is every woman's bane. Starting from teen years onwards, it is a battle of attrition. Because of this never ending battle, it may have made women take some extreme measures to try to win the unwinnable battle against body hair. It has also created some interesting myths about what works best. Like in every war, information is key, so knowing facts from fiction could help your live long war for smooth skin go easier.
For anyone who has read a James bond book, they will instantly recall his shower routine. The legendary 007 starts off with a nice hot shower than a burst of cold water at the end where he mulls over his love life before going on his innately awesome way. Bond fans have unanimously agreed that this was a clever throw back to Bond's Scottish heritage as a hot-to-cold shower is referred to as a 'Scottish shower'. However, is there something more to a cold shower than just showing off one's manliness? In fact, there is. Studies have shown the multitude of health benefits that are provided by the occasional cold shower.
After being ambushed and becoming the sole survivor of his hunting party, Takkar finds himself alone and helpless in the Oros Valley. However, as players follow the storyline, Takkar comes into his own as he learns to not only survive, but thrive. In order to acclimate to the harsh landscape, Takkar must work with others.
It is a confusing time when bumps start appearing on your nether-regions or face. Is it just a few simple pimples? Did the hairs become ingrown or infected from shaving. Could it be herpes? How can you tell the difference?
Ingrown toenails are a painful nuisance. Some people can go their whole life without one, but others just cannot get away from them. When a toenail becomes ingrown, it often leads to infection if not treated. Some people just ignore it, figuring the nail will right itself in time. The next thing they know, their toe is dark red, dripping with pus and wearing a shoe is simply out of the question.
The medical term for an infected hair follicle is folliculitis, this phenomenon of the human body is most often associated with shaving, but it can occur a variety of different ways. An infected hair follicle can often be mistaken for a variety of things ranging from as something as minimal as a pimple to something as serious as herpes.
It's white, it's flakey and it's not snow. It is dandruff, the embarrassing white flakes that permeates and ruins nice hair styles and shoulders of t-shirts everywhere. Those flakey bits of dead skin are utterly harmless; however they are embarrassing and occasionally itchy. The uneducated masses think dandruff is...
In humans, wrinkles are a usually unwanted sign of aging and nothing more. However, in dogs, they are often the part that people love most about their pets. Those cute wrinkly faces give the dopiest looks and serve as a sympathetic face to come home to. There are some risks to adopting a dog that has those wrinkly folds of skin. As the skin folds over itself, it is prone to infection. Moisture gets caught in-between the folds and since the skin is so warm, it becomes the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and thus infection.
For a lot of lipstick enthusiasts feeding their addiction can be a task. Quite a few women suffer from either lipstick allergies or lipstick that irritates their sensitive skin. Finding a lipstick that is hypoallergenic is fairly easy, however, finding one that also does not irritate sensitive skin is a bit of a chore.