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  • How to Care for Very Dry Skin
    How to Care for Very Dry Skin
    Skin Problems

    The number of people with skin problems has been increasing in recent years. Moreover, there is a notable increase in people who admit to having sensitive and dry skin. There is a bit of difficulty finding a scientific definition for "sensitive skin" as there are many differing, measurable criteria for its definition. However, normal skin can develop a higher sensitivity when exposed to the following stimuli : sunburn; heavy skin-peeling; occupationally-related above normal exposure to water, alkalis and solvents, internal illnesses such as the increased skin dryness seen in age-related diabetes or the general itching that can accompany kidney diseases and psychological factors like stress. Dry skin is especially common in children under 10 and older people over 60. Between 10 to 50 years of age, the number of women with dry skin is markedly more than in the case of men. The common characteristic of dry skin are light scaling, tightness and sometimes, itching. Basically, there are two types of dry skin - normal dry skin and extreme dry skin. In both types, the cause is essentially a deficit…

  • Battling With Freckles
    Battling With Freckles
    Skin Problems

    Freckles are small red spots found on your body which comes in the small sizes. Due to over exposure of sun these small spots are formed. People with lighter skin are more prone to this condition. They come in different colors like red, yellow, brown, light-brown or black. Increased amount of melanin in your body gives you the tanned look. Light-complexioned people have less melanin but due to the uneven distribution instead of getting a tan they get freckles. It is mostly found on your face as it is the most exposed part of the body. Predisposition of freckles is genetic disorder and such people are more prone to skin cancer or sun burn. They can be stated as a very rare genetic symptom. There are two types of freckles ephelides which are flat spots found either in red or light brown color. Mostly seen in summers and disappear during winters. Lentigines freckles are found mainly on children which are brown, tan or black in color, and these do not fade away during winter. After a certain age freckles fade…

  • Recipes For Dry Skin Care Using Essentials Oils
    Recipes For Dry Skin Care Using Essentials Oils
    Natural Skin Care

    Dry skin is generally due to less oil and moisture produced by sebaceous glands. Simple dry skin results from lack of natural oils affecting mostly women under age of 35 years, while complex dry skin lacks both oil and moisture and is distinguished by fine lines, enlarged pores and sagging skin that happens with aging. Alternatively, dry skin could be results from genetic condition, poor diet especially deficiencies of vitamin A and the B vitamins, exposure to environmental factors such sun, wind, or aggressive usage of chemicals, cosmetics and excessive bathing with harsh soaps. To name a few essential oils for dry skin are Chamomile, Geranium, Hyssop, Lavender, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood and Ylang-Ylang. - Aloe Vera gel applied topically helps to remove dead skin cells and is soothing, healing and moisturizing. - Calendula & comfrey with its skin softening properties are used in facial sauna. - 4 - 5 drops of lavender oil to bath water followed by application of diluted evening primrose oil or Aloe Vera cream moistens the dry skin. - Evening primrose oil contains essential fatty acid…

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