Endocrine disruptors are toxic chemicals found in a host of everyday items from household cleaning products to mattresses, but the sad truth is that many lurk in skincare products we put directly on our bodies every day.
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Patients shouldn't treat their psoriasis with diet alone - it should be an add on to a dermatologist-approved treatment.
New research has confirmed that chemotherapy is virtually useless for breast cancer patients and discovered, in addition to killing tumor cells, chemotherapy treatment will actually enable cancer cells to spread.
Lets face it shopping for sunscreen is often a confusing activity. Let's look at some common sunscreen mistakes that people make so we can make the best choice for our family this summer.
If you are one of the lucky ones, you may not yet be seeing much change in your skin. But, if you are like the majority of women in their 40s, you may be noticing that your skin could use a little extra TLC. Too much sun damage and too many years neglecting to take care of your skin may finally be starting to show up in very real and distressing ways.
Everyone wants to avoid wrinkles and sun exposure at the same time, so a lot of make-up companies are now putting SPF in our foundation. This is convenient, but does make-up have enough SPF to count as sunscreen?
Throughout the years, nail fashions have changed and evolved. Whether you prefer short, neatly trimmed natural fingernails, or today’s hot stiletto style, we view nicely manicured nails as a sign of good grooming. But did you know that besides defining your style, your nails can actually tell more about you? Keep reading for seven surprising things your nails say about your health.
Atopic dermatitis (AT) is the most common type of eczema, especially in babies, and according to the National Eczema Association the prevalence of childhood eczema/atopic dermatitis in the US is 10.7%. Topical steroid creams sometimes help with relieving the itchiness and dryness caused by AT, but can cause allergic reactions themselves. So, these gentle on skin baths will keep your baby's eczema under control, and may be a great alternative to steroid creams.
One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime according to skincare.org. Here are some simple tips such as window film, on how you can protect yourself and your children.
Summer is approaching! It’s the time of year met with mixed emotions. On one hand you’re excited for the warmer weather, open toe shoes and weekends at the beach or pool. On the other hand you dread revealing the stubborn cellulite, dull skin, stretch marks, scarring from breakouts on the chest shoulders or back not to mention coarse hairs.
Drinking alcohol has a number of effects on the body that can impact the skin, says a board-certified dermatologist.
Let’s face it, no one is happy when the baby gets a diaper rash, but what can you do to prevent or remedy a rash without using harmful products, chemicals or drugs?
Your child has an eczema and you have tried all kinds of natural creams on his hands and Manuka honey, but no treatment works. No relief works and you are looking for solutions. Here are 9 stories about eczema treatment Emaxhealth reporters have covered before.
Men tend to suffer more with psoriasis than do women, according to a new scientific study, but the psoriasis can be cured permanently with natural treatments. Here are several ways psoriasis can be reversed with natural means.
The FDA has approved a new drug designed to treat moderate to severe cases of eczema that fail to respond to other options, such as topical applications. The price of the medication high, but help is available, offering hope for patients with moderate to severe eczema.
Wondering Whether You Should Take Botox? Here's Some Information From the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has released a Q & A on botox and its related procedures. Here are some highlights.
When the temperature drops, your thermostat rises. But the hot, dry air can make your skin crack and feel uncomfortable. Here are some holistic dry skin remedies you can try.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
UPDATE AUGUST 2016: New information about mercury in skin lightening creams is offered below (in italics) before the original article.