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Archives for September 2013

Razor Burn Treatment

Shaving is obviously very popular for most of the population; Men’s faces or women’s legs or a number of other places are shaved to produce smooth, soft skin but it can often lead to unattractive red, itchy razor bumps we know as Razor Burn or shaving rash. This usually occurs when the hair follicles are infected with bacteria which can cause inflammation of the skin or just the wrong technique is used and so painful red bumps appear. Preventing Razor Burn We know that red, sore, bumpy skin … [Read more...]

Scalp Dermatitis

Scalp Dermatitis or Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin which causes an oily rash with scales or yellow flakes and it can be painful and particularly embarrassing for the sufferer. Seborrheic dermatitis not only affects the scalp, it can develop on the face and the centre of the chest. Although sufferers may feel alone in their suffering about 3-5% of people are affected. What Causes Scalp Dermatitis? The same as most skin complains it’s unknown what causes Seborrheic … [Read more...]

What are Hives?

You might be asking “What are hives?” because you have some unexplainable lumps and bumps or rashes that are, burning, itching or stinging. Does this maybe happen periodically and lasts maybe one or two days but can stay for up to six weeks? You wouldn't be alone; around 1 in 6 people suffer with hives at some point in their lives. Hives can happen due to reaction to allergens, stress, heat, insect bites, foods, or sometimes for reasons unknown. What are Hives? Hives, also known as … [Read more...]

What Causes Oily Skin?

We all wonder what causes oily skin, especially when we have combination skin; it doesn't seem possible or right that this should happen. The reason is certain over-active sebaceous glands which produce too much oil or sebum on the skin causing a shiny face, spots and acne. There is good-news; people with oily skin don’t get so many wrinkles. Keeping your skin healthy was the hardest task when treating oily skin, but not now. What Causes Oily Skin? So what causes these sebaceous glands … [Read more...]

How to Treat Eczema

If you are here then you probably suffer from eczema or know someone that does and want to know how to treat eczema. Well, you have come to the right place! I know, you've heard it all before, how a certain wonderful eczema treatment is just the right thing to treat your eczema, and it gets tedious trying new treatments. However just keep reading for a while you might be surprised. Eczema treatments The trouble with eczema is that although this debilitating skin condition has the same … [Read more...]

Dry Skin on Elbows

If you sit at a desk in front of a computer for any length of time you may find yourself suffering from dark, rough, dry skin on elbows. We find that office workers or students often complain of this problem. This skin can become hard, dry, cracked and inflamed if not taken care of, can be very sore especially when you bend your arms. All that is required is a natural skincare routine that includes your elbows. Causes for Dry Skin on Elbows There are many other reasons that you can get hard … [Read more...]

Benefits of Argan Oil

As one of our most favorite and key ingredients, we’d like to discuss the benefits of argan oil, one of the rarest oils around. Argon Oil is relatively new to the western world but the women of Morocco have used it for years to keep youthful, healthy looking skin. Argan oil is from the kernels of the argan tree from Morocco where they are harvested by hand and then crushed or ground and pressed. When used for food they are also roasted. Argan Oil for Skin Right away we might realise that … [Read more...]

Dry Hands in Winter

It’s a common problem to suffer with dry hands in winter,  exposure to the harsh winter conditions, can take away the moisture and strip the skin of the natural oils that protect our hands. This can make your hands so dry that they can crack, peel and even bleed in some cases. Its not only the cold air that can dry out our hands, its also our central heating and our constant washing of hands to protect ourselves from winter colds and flu. What do to about Dry Hands in … [Read more...]

Skin Tag Remover

They say in order to love ourselves we need to love our body. Let’s face it, that can be a difficult task, when we don’t have what is classed as the perfect body. So, why am I talking about Skin Tag Remover? Well, there is always some part of our body we want to change, usually because we see models or actors or actresses in the media and they seem to look perfect but guess what, they too have the same problems and feelings as us. Feel Good About Your Body There are some simple changes we … [Read more...]

Difference Between Eczema And Psoriasis

Many people ask "What is the difference between eczema and psoriasis?"  as it’s quite difficult to tell one inflamed, itchy, patch of red skin from another. It is tricky to tell these skin conditions apart, even dermatologists sometimes have trouble due to the fact they are both types of dermatitis and have one thing in common, inflammation of the skin. Causes of Eczema and Psoriasis Eczema is believed to be hereditary, an allergic reaction or linked to environmental factors. However, the … [Read more...]