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Archives for April 2013

Good Foods for Dry Skin

Yes that’s right – what you eat can (and will) affect your skin. That’s why it is very important you know which foods to go for and which to avoid! Foods that have a high water content are great for your skin as that is what dry skin needs; moisture, both inside and out. The following  foods will give you the correct mix of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients to keep your skin healthy and hydrated. Good Foods for Dry Skin Raw fruit and vegetables Raw salad, fruit & veg will … [Read more...]

Tried and Tested Remedy for Psoriasis

There are many different types of psoriasis the most common being chronic plaque psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis, guttate psoriasis, inverse psoriasis, plaque psoriasis, and pustular psoriasis. The condition for the most part leads to red patches of thick scaly, crusty skin that itches terribly. The reason for this happening is the newly formed skin cells rising to the surface too soon before the old skin has shed. It should take 28 days but with psoriasis, the new skin cells rush to the … [Read more...]

Acne and Stress

If you've ever noticed that a particularly stressful event such as an exam seems to make your acne worse, chances are it’s not just your imagination. Acne has been proven to be an unfortunate symptom of stress. If you are an acne sufferer then strained emotions can cause a very unwelcome outbreak of the condition. Tiredness, anxiety and other emotional stress does not actually cause acne but it does worsen the condition for those that already suffer from it. The proof is in the … [Read more...]