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Psoriasis is one of the more frustrating skin conditions, as it can be challenging to treat and cause embarrassment. Along with conventional over-the-counter and prescription medications, there is evidence that the herbal remedy curcumin can be effective for treating psoriasis.
Psoriasis is considered an autoimmune disease because the body’s white T cells are prompted into action when they should not be, and the result is uncontrolled inflammation and rapid growth of skin
3 Common Things You Use in Your Kitchen That Doctors Say Can Help Heal Frostbite and Help You Live Longer
Have a blister from the cold weather? Or maybe your muscles feel sore after an intense, healthy workout? Here are a few cheap, natural, and healthy remedies to ease your inflammation! They're right in your kitchen and help protect you from cancer and other inflammation-caused diseases too.
Danger: You Might Have Frostbite and Not Know It
In one of the vegan forums that I follow one of them members asked about the best vegan sunscreen for everyday wear. What do you use as a natural vegan sunscreen and how do you make the recipe? Here are few interesting answers from the forum members.
"I use coconut oil but have to reapply often. It has a spf though of only 8-10. I need something higher in spf for the kids, but don't want the chemicals.
Scientists at Tel Aviv University have identified the trigger that causes the deadly skin cancer known as melanoma, a trigger that has been elusive until now. What is this discovery and what does it mean, especially since the rates of melanoma have been rising quickly over the past three decades in the United States?
Although melanoma makes up only 2 percent of skin cancer cases, it is the cause of nearly all deaths asso
Approximately 10 percent of adults experience rosacea, facial redness and chronic inflammation that thus far has no cure. Now the authors of a study from New Zealand suggest a new rosacea treatment shown to be effective involves honey.
Are you among the more than 16 million Americans who has rosacea?
A new study from Northwestern Medicine researchers found forty-three percent of consumers surveyed had no idea what to look for when choosing the right sunscreen. Are you using the right skin protection?
Choosing the right sunscreen can save your skin from premature aging and skin cancer, but looking at SPF value isn’t all you need to know.
Do you suffer from cellulite? While getting rid of cellulite can take time and become rather costly, here is one way guaranteed to hide unsightly cellulite with this new no-nonsense solution.
“Nine out of ten of you may have it, and not a single one of you wants it - I’m talking about cellulite,” says Dr.
In the August 2014 issue of Prevention, readers are alerted to a new anti-wrinkle collagen treatment that research shows actually works as well as - if not better than - most retinoic acid creams. More surprisingly is the fact that this anti-aging agent is not applied directly to the skin; rather, it is taken as a pill. Here is what its researchers have to say about this new anti-wrinkle miracle and what you should look for when buying it.
The problem of many anti-wrinkle collagen pumping products is that not only are they very expensive, but typically only last a few hours to a few days toward plumping up the skin to reduce wrinklin
Atopic dermatitis, a type of eczema, affects almost 18 million Americans according to statistics from the National Eczema Association. For many, the condition worsens in the winter when heated homes and low humidity dry the skin.
A new study has found that perhaps a vitamin supplement can help reduce the symptoms of itchy, inflamed skin from eczema.
People with celiac disease frequently switch to gluten-free skin care products in an effort to reduce their exposure to the protein. However, researchers and medical professionals have questioned if this is a necessary step. Although there are some instances that it may be required, it is important to follow expert advice before throwing away all the beauty products in your home.
Gluten can be found in many skin care products, but it may not pose a danger to everyone.
UPDATE AUGUST 2016: New information about mercury in skin lightening creams is offered below (in italics) before the original article.
A recent study in Clinical and Experimental Dermatology has revealed how common it is for mercury and other dangerous substances to be found in skin lightening products originating from countri
Even though summer is winding down, the summer sun still has plenty of opportunities left to wrap us in its warmth and comfort. People everywhere are beefing up their schedules with as many outdoor activities as possible before the cold, cruel winter makes its painful presence in our lives. But with this increased exposure to the sun and its powerful UV rays comes an even greater responsibility to protect yourself from the violent damage these rays are capable of causing; whether it be trivial sun spots and wrinkles, or the more serious skin cancer and melanoma.
There is a great deal of emphasis on looking good in our society. This often leads young people to seek out indoor tanning parlors and to ignore warnings that these places can be dangerous. Kids often take the position that the risk of cancer from indoor tanning is just a lot of hype. However, it has been observed that there is an increased risk of skin cancer in kids who are exposed to indoor tanning.
This month's vegetable pick for healthy skin is asparagus that has anti-aging properties to help fight wrinkles and keep your skin youthful.
How do you base your buying decision on your beauty and skincare products? If you are like most women, you look for words like “Firming,” “Hypoallergenic,” “Brightening” and “Organic.” But did you know that many times those words are just marketing hype?! Discover for yourself these new beauty tips that will help you avoid being scammed as you learn what to watch out for and what to look for the next time you go shopping for cosmetics.
If spa treatments did not work for helping to remove wrinkles, look younger, and feel better, customers would not pay so much money for the pampering. The good news is that there are some affordable and effective non-Botox wrinkle remover treatments you can do in your own home. The following are two new wrinkle remover treatments recommended by Dr. Oz that will make you look and feel younger without having to break into your piggy bank.
In order to preserve the natural beauty and youthful look, people spend a lot of money on beauty products and anti-aging procedures , despite the fact that you can take care of these things by yourself through healthy food choices at home. Many people don't know the cause of their wrinkles and aging skin. Her are 4 foods that cause aging of your skin and 6 fruits and meats that help to rejuvenate it.
Do you know the truth about cellulite? Are you confused by all of the misinformation and myths that surrounds what causes puckered and dimpled skin and how you can get rid of your cellulite? In a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz busts those myths and reveals tips that work, plus the two must have ingredients to look for when you buy cellulite removing cream.
You hear about it on TV and see posters at clinics everywhere - if you were born before the mid-60’s or had chickenpox as a kid, then you may develop a painful condition called shingles. However, what many don’t hear is that shingles is no longer considered to be an “older person’s disease.” In fact, teenagers can come down with shingles as well and are at risk of losing their vision.
Washing your hands frequently and thoroughly may be sound advice for protection from the flu, but you may want to hold off on using antibacterial soap, according to new research that found antimicrobial chemicals in the soap may actually stimulate bacterial infections.
With the chill of winter in the air, our skin tends to get drier. It's not limited to any particular skin type, gender, age or nationality. It truly is an equal opportunity offender. While dry skin is irritating and can be cosmetically unsightly, if left untreated infections can occur. An ounce of prevention is certainly worth your time.