Razor Bump Prevention
Razor bumps are an unfortunate part of being human. Women want smooth, hairless under arms and legs, while men are often seek a smooth, clean shaven face. Whenever the hair follicle is agitated it can become irritated and even infected. The smooth topped, red bumps that appear after shaving are caused by inflammation in the skin, while the acne-like pus bumps, which are actually a small bacterial infection. Shaving causes micro-abrasions in the skin and strips the skin of
Scar Prevention: Do’s and Don’ts
What Causes A Scar? The appearance of any given scar depends on a number of factors. The shape, size, and depth of the wound contribute to the way a scar looks, as do the amount of blood that can get to the area, your skin color, and your skin thickness. What Are the Scar Types? There are three main types of scars. Normal scars are relatively thin, small, and flat. Hypertrophic scars are red, thick, and raised. Keloid scars are also raised, often dark or red, and, unlike hype
What Is Your Acne Telling You About Your Health?
Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States and on average affects 40 to 50 million people. Acne typically affects teenagers but can also affect newborns and adults. It most commonly affects the face, chest, shoulders, and back but can affect other areas of the body as well. Acne can appear in multiple forms on the skin such as whiteheads, blackheads, pustules, papules, cysts and nodules. Acne has multiple causes and can occasionally indicate an underlying
A Moisturizer With Sunscreen Is The One Skin Care Secret You Can't Leave Home Without
After the holidays, it's time to get back to the grind, return to the day to day, re-establish a routine. Whether you are going back to your same old routine or you've vowed to start a new and improved routine for 2015, there's one New Years resolution you should make, incorporate the one skin care secret that you shouldn't leave home without... A daily moisturizer with sunscreen! As simple as it sounds, it doesn't seem like it should be a secret, but not everyone is takin