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October 5, 2016

That embarrassing rash! What can you do about it?

We have all experienced it in one way or another: an annoying rash on an awkward part of your body. You don’t want to tell anyone, but you simply HAVE to get rid of it. So, what do you do!? Here are a few common conditions seen in young adults and some advice about how to deal with it. (more…)
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Fungal infectionsSkin
August 10, 2016

Fungal infection of the nails

Just as you’re about to have your nails painted a trendy new colour, your beauty therapist notices something: ”Perhaps you should let your doctor take a look at your nails,” she says. “I think you might have a fungal infection.” (more…)
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Skin
August 5, 2016

Adult acne – what could be causing your skin woes?

When we’re in our teens, we almost expect to get pimples or suffer from acne, and most of us did at some stage. Once we reach our twenties and thirties however, we also expect our skin woes to be over. For an increasing number of men and women though, acne remains a problem well into adulthood, and can even become an issue for people who never suffered from it in their teenage years. (more…)
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Skin
July 22, 2016

10 things to know about Eczema

Here’s an inside scoop into the doctor’s office: If you go to your GP complaining of a red, itchy rash, your doctor’s first thought is “It’s probably eczema.” Why? Because – statistically – it probably is. That doesn’t mean you don’t need to be examined. However, after just a quick look and a few questions, your doctor may very likely dispense a small tube of lotion to clear up your eczema in a few days. Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions. If you’ve ever had a rash, it may very well have been it. So here are…
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Skin
July 16, 2016

3 Top tips for glowing skin

There are very few people who have naturally flawless skin. If that wasn’t the case, there’d be a lot more beauty models, and a lot less money spent on lotions and potions that promise to keep us looking our youthful best. Alas, most of us deal with skin complaints at each stage of our lives; from acne and breakouts to wrinkles, pigmentation and more. There’s light at the end of your skin-woe tunnel though; and you’ll be glad to know these fixes don’t cost you an arm and a leg. (more…)
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Skin
July 3, 2016

What do your nails say about you?

No, we’re not talking about the latest manicure trends – your nails (without any cutex) actually give us many clues about your health-status. Just by looking at them, a well trained eye can pick up potential problems! Before you panic when you see this list, it’s important to note that we don’t only use the nails to diagnose, but your nails can give doctors a good sense of what to expect. (more…)
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Skin
June 18, 2016

10 fast facts about Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common skin condition affecting about 2 in every 100 people. The condition is caused by changes in the life cycle of the skin cell, causing the cells to grow 10 times faster than normal! Because of this, the surface of the skin becomes thickened. Here are 10 fast facts about psoriasis. (more…)
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Skin
May 27, 2016

Surprising causes of body odour

Does something smell fishy, literally? It may be you! Yup, it’s true. Your BO may not just be a result of you forgetting to use your deodorant. Get a whiff of these lesser-known reasons for your unpleasant scent. (more…)
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Skin
May 27, 2016

Guys, here’s what you don’t know about grooming products

Looking and reeking like a caveman is so not cool. But did you know that some of the products that you use to give you a great smell – and look – could be slowly killing you? (more…)
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Skin
May 16, 2016

Winter skin care

Whether you live in a dry or rainy winter region, your skin still takes a bashing during winter! Here are a few vital tips to keep your skin supple and healthy through the cold months. (more…)
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