Acne, a common skin problem usually associated with teens, is occurring more often in preadolescent children, including kids as young as age 7. Puberty brought on by a rise in hormones is the typical cause of teen acne. But with puberty starting in some children at younger ages, dermatologists are seeing more cases of early acne in both boys and girls. If acne is severe or negatively affecting your child's self-esteem, there is no need for him or her to suffer.
7 January 2016
Phytophotodermatitis is a distressing skin condition that occurs following contact with light-sensitizing substances in various plants and fruits and subsequent sun exposure. Here are four things you need to know about phytophotodermatitis. What causes it? Phytophotodermatitis occurs when skin that has been exposed to light-sensitizing chemicals is later exposed to sunlight. When these chemicals are exposed to sunlight, a reaction occurs, which produces arachidonic acid. This acid damages or kills the cells that are in contact with the chemicals, which results in phytophotodermatitis.
3 January 2016
Rosacea affects many people and is categorized by facial redness and swollen red bumps. Some people with this skin condition may even experience puffy and reddened eyelids. There may not be a cure yet for this condition, but it is very possible to control the symptoms. Here are five effective ways to deal with rosacea: Limit Alcohol If you suffer from rosacea, it may not be a good idea to drink alcoholic beverages too often.
23 December 2015
Back acne is very frustrating because it can be both painful and embarrassing. Here are some tips for getting rid of back acne with products that you probably have in your home. 1. Use Baking Soda One option is to make a paste out of baking soda. Baking soda is a natural exfoliant, which means that its texture is perfect for rubbing off the dead skin cells that are covering your body.
21 December 2015
If you've got a lot of unwanted hair on your neck, spending a little money upfront and getting a few laser hair removal treatments is a much more attractive alternative to constantly shaving it off. Since energy from the hair removal laser will get thrown off by excess melanin in the skin caused by UV rays, it's important to keep your neck away from direct sunlight exposure in between treatments. If you're not sure how to protect your neck, consider using one or more of these three tips.
16 December 2015