Category: Skin

Seborrheic Keratosis

Seborrheic means “greasy” and keratosis means “Thickening of the skin.” Seborrheic keratosis, or SKs, are one of the most common non-cancerous skin growths, says The mayo Clinic. Although anyone can get...

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Is Sleeping in Makeup Bad For Your Skin?

Dr. Oz says: Yes!  Makeup can make particles in the air more likely to stick to your skin, and if you don’t wash it off, free radicals produced by the particles can break down collagen, leading to lines over time. Plus,...

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Can’t rush healing, but use these tips for comfort: Unfortunately, there’s no fast-fix sunburn treatment. So said Trent Anderson, Mayo Clinic Health System family medicine physician. “Once you have sunburn, the...

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Warning Signs Of Melanoma

A sore that does not heal The spread of pigment from the border into nearby skin A change in sensation, itchiness, tenderness, or pain A change in the surface of a mole, oozing, bleeding, or a new bump or nodule. Source:   The...

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Skin Cancer

Sun protection is key. There are 3 main types: Skin cancer develops primarily on areas of skin-exposed skin, including the scalp, face, lips ears, neck, chest, legs arms and hands. But it can also form on areas that rarely see...

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Skin Cancer

Sun protection is key. Sitting in the sunshine can produce a warm feeling that’s hard to beat. What’s more, the vitamin D your body gains through sunlight is essential to health. But as with most things in life, too...

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Spider Veins

Why they happen:  Valves in your blood vessels weaken, due to aging or genetics. The blood pools and causes capillaries to have that  skinning, squiggly appearance. Simple solutions:  Mask unsightly veins with a waterproof body...

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Why it happens:    Genes. Cellulite is the same as other fat, except it bulges between bands of tissue that connect your skin and your muscles, causing that dreaded dimple appearance. Simple solution:  Creams and gels with...

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How Do Eczema and Psoriosis Differ?

Eczema is a condition in which patches of skin become dry, red, and itchy, Flare ups can be triggered by cold, dry weather as well as dyes, fabric, soap, animals, and other irritants. Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that...

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Get Smart About Sun Care

Ski bunnies, take note: Snow reflects up to 80% of the sun’s UV light, which means you’re extra exposed to wrinkle and cancer causing rays when the mercury is low. Your simple solution? Get serious about skin...

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