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zinc pill

A small amount of dietary zinc is necessary for good health. Approximately 12% of the U.S. population is at risk for zinc deficiency. Zinc is effective at managing dandruff, warts, diaper rash, and preventing sun damage. Zinc is not as effective against acne, hair loss, eczema or psoriasis. Zinc has been touted in the media as a miracle substance that…

strawberry legs

Strawberry legs are extremely common, affecting millions of people every year. The term “strawberry legs” is colloquial and generally describes darkened pores or small bumps at the site of each hair follicle. Home remedies may work, but in most cases dermatologists recommend laser hair removal as the most efficient and only permanent solution. Every summer, millions of women are reluctant…

Bentonite Clay

Calcium bentonite healing clay, referred to by some manufacturers as “Indian” or “Aztec” healing clay, is often billed as the world’s most powerful facial. The clay has a negative charge which is said to draw positively-charged toxins from the skin. The clay does help control the production of certain oils on the skin, making it useful for those who are…

Stress Rash

Stress can trigger skin conditions and make others worse. The best treatment for a stress rash is to manage your stress. Poor sleeping habits can amplify stress levels, making stress rashes worse. Stress keeps you awake at night. It causes you to eat poorly, forgo exercise, and ignore basic routines like washing your face before you turn in for the…

oily skin

Oily skin is common, but with the right skin care products and routine it’s manageable. Any regimen for oily skin should include cleansing, treating, hydrating, and protecting. Dermatologists say it’s okay to use different products on different areas of the face. What is oily skin and what causes it? Oily skin is caused by an overproduction of sebum, an oily…

ultrasonic facials

Studies show that ultrasonic facials are effective, but results are not as dramatic as surgical facelifts. Ultherapy is the only FDA approved ultrasonic device for tightening facial and neck skin. At-home skin rejuvenation devices are significantly less powerful than their professional counterparts. Collagen and elastin are components of our skin's connective tissue that maintain its firmness, elasticity, and structural integrity.…

Laser Treatments for Psoriasis

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, approximately 7.5 million Americans suffer with psoriasis. Although it can affect people of all ages, it is more common among adults. Laser treatment is one of the newer forms of psoriasis therapy. And according to research, it can clear up the skin by an average 90 percent. Psoriasis is considered a serious medical…

Scaly skin presents itself in a variety of shapes, sizes, and locations, and is frequently associated with itching, burning or soreness. Most types of scaly skin may be easily identified and treated with over-the-counter products and skin care routines. More severe types of scaly skin may require diagnosis and treatment from a dermatologist. Dry, scaly patches of skin—especially on the…

Hyaluronic Acid Skin Care

Hyaluronic acid hydrates the skin. It helps keep your skin appearing smooth and firm. There are many face serums on the market that contain hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a key ingredient to look for when choosing a face serum. Prized for its ability to retain moisture, hyaluronic acid can help tighten loose skin and create a more youthful complexion.…

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