CategorySkin Care

Tea Tree Oil for Skin Problems

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Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca oil, is a type of essential oil that has a fresh camphoraceous odor. It’s also one of those substances that a number of health bloggers love right now and recommend for… all kinds of stuff. Which isn’t to say you’re meant to eat it. You definitely are not – tea tree oil is actually toxic when used orally. However, it is found in low concentrations in all...

One Powerful Tip to Get Better Skin – Stop Touching Your Face!

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If you’re spending lots of money and time on your skin regime, then you should make sure that you aren’t doing anything on a regular basis to jeopardize its effectiveness. Makes sense, right? Otherwise, all that effort (and cash) you’re putting in will be going to waste and you’ll be taking one step forward and two steps back. One killer example of this is repeated...

8 Things That Age Your Skin

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Everyone wants to look youthful and to hang on to their looks (everyone over 18 that is) and there are few sights more distressing than a new wrinkle or line to show the passage of time. If like many people you’ve started to avoid the mirror for fear of what new blemish you’re going to find, then you’ll no doubt be on the lookout for ways to help rejuvenate it and give it back...

Is SPF 100 Sunscreen Twice as Good as SPF 50?

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Given concerns over the link between overexposure to the sun and skin cancer, it is normal for people to seek the best possible protection from the sun’s rays. One of the ways to judge the effectiveness of a sunscreen or suntan lotion is by the sun protection factor (SPF) rating listed on its label. In theory, the higher the SPF rating that a sunscreen has, the more harmful ultraviolet (UV)...

How Dermal Fillers Work?

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Dermal fillers are substances used in skin treatments which are aimed at improving the firmness and tautness of the skin by ‘filling in’ the layers underneath the surface. The range of dermal fillers are some of the most popular forms of nonsurgical cosmetic treatments for lines and wrinkles. Administered by one or several injections and with minimal recovery time; the basic idea behind all of...

Chemical Peel Treatments

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Chemical peel treatments are treatments which treat the skin and aim to improve complexion by eliminating wrinkles, acne, blackheads and more. This is an effective way to improve the appearance of your facial skin, and to help it to breathe as well, but it’s also not without its drawbacks and controversies. Here we will look at how a chemical peel works, and whether or not it’s right for you. How...

Treatment for Sun Damaged Skin

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Sun damaged skin refers to skin that has been damaged over time by repeated exposure to the sun. Over time the sun can damage the cells of the skin and the melanin production which causes a range of issues – from uneven skin tone, to ‘sun spots’ in the form of brown marks and patches and blemishes, to a generally more wrinkled and even ‘leathery’ appearance. Of course prevention is better than...

Pile Cream for Wrinkles?

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If you want to look younger then one of the most important things for you to tackle is wrinkles. Wrinkles are a tell-tale sign of ageing, and because they are most prominent on the face and hands they are very difficult to hide. As such, we are always looking for new ways to quickly eradicate the signs of wrinkles and to make our skin look tighter and smoother – and to this end it seems people...

Do Pore Minimizers Work?

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Pore minimizers are products designed to try and reduce the visibility of pores in our skin in order to help reduce the number of spots that we form. Pores are the tiny holes in our skin that allow it to ‘breathe’, but while they are necessary, they are also prone to becoming blocked by tiny specks of dirt which can then lead to the formation of blackheads and ultimately spots. If you were hoping...

Mercury in Skin Creams

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When we use skin creams and other health products we do trustingly, and while assuming that the ingredients will be safe and effective and that they will do what they claim. Fortunately there are regulations and laws in place to help make sure that for the most part we can buy in confidence and use the products without fear of side effects. However in some cases we might be tempted to buy...

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