Category Archives Dermatology

lip balms with spf

Being in the sun is great. It usually means you’re getting some much deserved time off and a bit of Vitamin D. However, too much sun can also lead some parts of your body, such as your lips, to become dry, chapped, sunburned, and ultimately start peeling. In extreme cases, excessive exposure to the sun without using a lip balm…

Topical Corticosteroids

Topical corticosteroids are synthetic medicines used to control skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis. Side effects can generally be avoided by following your physician’s directions on the correct use of these medicines. Boosting your immune system can help reduce your dependency on corticosteroids. In today’s world, our skin is faced with a continual assault of chemicals, bacteria, infections, and…

Skin bleaching products

Skin lighteners often come in the form of a cream and are also referred to as skin whitening or skin bleaching products -- although the latter term is misleading, as bleach is not used. Skin lightening creams are generally prescribed by dermatologists to address pigmentation irregularities, but in some cases they are instead used for overall complexion lightening. Unregulated, mislabeled,…

Peel off charcoal masks

Activated charcoal is a natural, porous substance believed to help draw dirt, bacteria and oil from the skin. Charcoal masks help the pores appear smaller and the skin more radiant while reducing breakouts. Charcoal masks offer benefits for those with oily skin, acne-prone skin, as well as for people with dry or sensitive skin. You can make your own charcoal…

Hyaluronic acid is a substance that is produced naturally in the human body. It is widely used by the cosmetic industry in dermal fillers as well as dozens, if not hundreds, of over-the-counter serums, moisturizers and creams. Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid for Your Skin The main benefit of hyaluronic acid is its ability to help your skin retain moisture. Keeping your skin…

lip balm for men

Lip cancer is six times more common in men than in women, so it is important to keep your lips hydrated with a proper lip balm. Using lip balm should be as much a part of a your daily regimen as showering, shampooing, and brushing your teeth. Most lip balms can be used by men and women, however men prefer…

best charcoal mask

Charcoal adsorbs oil, bacteria and microparticles from the skin. It works like a magnet, attracting and lifting dirt from deep within the pores. Charcoal masks are ideal for those with oily or acne-prone skin. Individuals with sensitive or dry skin can also benefit from hydrating charcoal mask formulations. What Do Charcoal Masks Really Do? Charcoal is a highly effective natural…

Collagen and elastin are two naturally occurring proteins that work together to keep the skin smooth and flexible. The breakdown of these proteins is a common feature of aging tissues, causing structural changes in the epidermis and dermis. While certain cosmetic procedures are rendered ineffective by excessive skin laxity, various treatments may still be performed to give the skin a more supple appearance.…

skin care niacinamide

Niacinamide has many research-backed benefits for skin issues such as rosacea, acne, and hyperpigmentation. It can help strengthen the skin’s barrier function, which also makes it an effective anti-aging ingredient. You can incorporate niacinamide into your beauty regimen through a variety of products, and it's safe for all skin types. By now, you are probably aware of the benefits of…

hemp oil

Hemp oil is rich in omega fatty acids, giving it anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties which can help prevent and soothe eczema flare-ups. It is also believed that products containing hemp seed oil can provide relief for psoriasis, acne, and other common skin conditions. The legality of purchasing hemp-derived products is still murky; check your state laws to determine if it’s…

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