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Durable Dental Fillings

The cost of dental fillings varies widely, depending on the material used. Each option has advantages and disadvantages as either durability, price or aesthetics may need to be compromised. The degree of tooth decay will also determine what kind of filling options are viable for you. When teeth are decayed or cracked, a dentist removes the affected area and covers…

Mandelic Acid Peels

Mandelic acid is used as a gentle chemical peel on sensitive skin and darker skin tones. Professional and at-home product options come in different strengths. Caution is advised when using chemical peels with higher acid concentrations. When it comes to facial care, supporting and nourishing the skin’s natural chemical balance is key to staving off the signs of aging. Mandelic acid, a…

Oral Thrush

The most common source of yeast infections of the face is Candida albicans, a species of fungus that normally resides in the mouth, skin, and gut. Candidiasis infection occurs when the Candida fungus is allowed to overgrow -- in the face, this may cause oral thrush or perleche. Candidiasis is generally treated with antifungal medications, although a number of over-the-counter…

Nipple Injections

Fat injections or hyaluronic acid-based fillers can be used to achieve more prominent and perpetually perky nipples. Although complications are rare, nipple injections can cause damage to the milk ducts and affect a woman’s ability to breastfeed. There are all sorts of things you can do to alter the look of your nipples. From reducing the size of the areola…

Make-up coverage

BB cream and CC cream both claim to combine various skin care benefits with makeup coverage. The lines between BB cream, CC cream -- and recent newcomer DD cream -- are becoming increasingly blurred. Skin care benefits and makeup coverage vary based more on the particular brand than the overall type of cream. BB cream, CC cream, and now DD…

At home cracked heal treatments

Cracked heels occur when the skin is excessively dry and callused. Diabetes and medical conditions that cause poor blood flow can worsen the conditon. At-home remedies include moisturizers, exfoliants, and keratolytics. Individuals with underlying medical conditions must seek professional treatments. Cracked heels -- also known as heel fissures -- occur when the skin around the heel’s edge dries out, thickens,…

Laser Hair Removal Legs

In the ever-expanding spectrum of hair removal techniques, laser hair removal offers safe, enduring results, meaning you can throw away your razors, wax and depilatory creams for good. What is laser hair removal? The battle to banish unwanted body hair has long marked human history. Ancient Mesopotamian women used copper razors to attain smooth, hairless skin, Samoans sharpened shells to…

chemical peel woman

Chemical peels improve the look and texture of your skin by reducing the appearance of fine wrinkles, blemishes, and enlarged pores. Though usually used on the face, there are also certain peels that can be used for “spot treatments” to remove stretch marks, or even help revitalize the skin on other parts of the body. In essence, a chemical formulation…

Veganism

Veganism is a way of life that can include diet, skin care products, and cosmetics. Choosing vegan skin care products can be beneficial for your skin, body, and the environment. Buyers beware -- vegan labels can be misleading. There are many compelling reasons to go vegan, and not just in terms of what you eat. Vegan skin care products, by…

microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is the ultimate exfoliator. As one of the more recent skincare treatments to cross over from Hollywood into the mainstream, this non-invasive treatment is a favorite of many who want a relatively inexpensive and gentle way to refresh their complexion. What is microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a term used for any procedure involving the use of tiny, rough grains or…

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