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Skin
November 22, 2019

The best home remedies for sunburn

Summertime means lots of time outdoors, good for your health, not so good for your skin. Be sure to take precaution this summer.
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Skin
October 7, 2019

Do moisturisers really work?

The basic function of moisturisers is to help treat your skin when it's dry and prevent it from drying out again.
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Skin
August 8, 2019

These good bacteria live on your skin

By now, you’ve probably heard of the gut microbiome: the array of microorganisms that live in your digestive system. It turns out that your skin has its own community too.
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Skin
August 2, 2019

Can you treat eczema with your diet?

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a condition known to cause patches of dry, itchy skin on your body. It usually develops as a result of inflammation.
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Skin
June 17, 2019

How do antioxidants help your skin?

Read the label on most skincare products and you’ll see “antioxidants” on the label. But why are antioxidants important for the health of your skin?
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Skin
June 17, 2019

Why homemade sunscreen is a no-go

It may sound like a quick and cheap fix, but homemade sunscreen could harm your skin.
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Skin
March 20, 2019

Is your medication causing acne?

If you have acne, you are not alone. While doctors don’t always know the cause of acne, they do know that changing hormone levels, genes and some cosmetics may play a role. Certain medication can also be to blame.
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Skin
January 23, 2019

Can you use regular face cream for your eyes?

The first signs of ageing usually show up around the eye area. This is because the skin around the eyes is a little different from the rest of the face. It’s much more delicate and fragile. This begs the question: is the skin on your face and eye area different enough to merit using two separate moisturising products? All about face cream While the skin constantly needs protection and moisture, everyone’s skin is different. Your skin also changes over time. To know what will work for you, you first need to understand your skin type and your face’s skin zones.…
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Skin
November 27, 2018

What your skin is telling you about your health

Your skin reflects your health. Imagine a mirror that echoes from the inside out; chances are that if you’re generally unhealthy – the evidence shows up on your skin. As your largest organ, your skin needs (and deserves) the best care and nourishment. Your diet plays a vital role here. What you put in is what you get out. So, watch what you eat to avoid any unexpected “guests” showing up on your face and body. Some skin issues are way beyond your control, but for the most part, there are ways you can give your skin a healthy boost.…
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Skin
October 22, 2018

Is it safe to use a tanning bed?

That golden, tanned skin is quite covetable, yes. But is it worth the harm to your skin, even if you get it via a sunbed? A tan is your body’s attempt to protect itself from the damaging effects of harmful UV rays - and with good reason. Sunbeds are tanning machines that release ultraviolet (UV) rays close to your skin. The nearness means that the UV rays can stimulate the production of melanin in your skin, which is what enables your skin to tan. Risky skin business Sunbeds emit bigger doses of ultraviolet rays (UV) rays than the sun does…
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