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  • Relieving Dry Skin and Winter Itch
    Relieving Dry Skin and Winter Itch
    Skin Problems

    The winter air can leave a chill in the air and on our skin that chaps and chafes our skin. And, the additional heat, can warm our hearts and our home, but dry out the air and again, our skin, leaving it dehydrated and dry. And, in both cases we can experience a common condition known as winter itch. According to experts dry skin is a direct by-product of a loss of moisture. They note, that depending on which layer (dermis or epidermis) the water content of the skin can vary, but is estimated at 80% for the epidermis, but much dry for the dermis, or surface layer of skin. In fact, according to the experts the dermis is comprised of dead skin cells and has a water content of about 10-30 percent. When the outer layer, the stratum corneum dries out, it loses its luster and results in dry skin. And, skin that is low on water and dry will fissure, making it more susceptible to bacterial and fungal infections. Moisturizers can help rehydrate the skin preventing further water…

  • How to Get Rid of Dark Circles
    How to Get Rid of Dark Circles
    Skin Problems

    They say your eyes are the windows to your soul. But when your peepers look tired and pale, they raise a dozen questions. Aren't you sleeping well? Are you stressed out? Is there something ailing you? Your faithful concealer always comes to your rescue, helping you mask those dark shadows in minutes. Nonetheless, if you can find a permanent solution to this cosmetic issue, there's nothing like it. Dark circles are caused by several factors. Lack of sleep, overworking, bad diet, smoking, alcohol consumption, dehydration, genetics and age are just to name a few. The 15 tips to get rid of dark circles discussed here, tackle the problem by addressing the causes. 1. Cut back on salt: Relish the salty tang of crackers? You are going to have to give it up. All that excess salt is hurting your eyes. Sodium causes fluid retention leading to puffy eyes. 2. Stay hydrated: Drinking plenty of water really helps for the health of your skin. It also combats the problem of fluid retention. On the whole, it flushes out toxins keeping your…

  • Acne Skin Care: Some Simple Tips To Follow
    Skin Problems

    Commonly affecting the skin condition of people between ages 12 to 24 is a disease called acne. The cause of acne is hard to determine. However, over secretion of the sebaceous glands is pointed as the cause to trigger most acne outbreaks. Pilosebaceous units are the combination of the hair follicles and oil glands in the skin. Except for the surface of the palms and the soles of the feet, pilosabaceous units are found on the skin tissue throughout the body . They are responsible in secreting the oily substance called sebum. However, due to many factors (e.g. hormonal imbalances, stress and the skin's natural condition) the oil glands may be induced to produce more sebum than normal. When this happens, the excess oil plugs the skin pores. This process brings about bacterial infection and stimulate the reaction of the immune system. In the end, acne inflammation results. Acne can strike at any skin type. An oily skin type is most susceptible to acne. Dry skin on the other hand, may not be as susceptible but serious outbreaks may occur…

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