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Skin Health
The integumentary system is the body's largest organ. It can also be a woman's biggest nightmare. The epidermis and its care is one of the most ubiquitous concerns of women as they age. Vitamin C is used in skin care to help prevent premature aging ...
First, before we discuss these natural options, it's important to know WHY natural alternatives are ideal. Research has shown that eczema is often caused by underlying psychological (usually stress) trauma, food habits, or dehydration, and not extern...
What outdoor activities did you do this past summer? Maybe you went on a vacation to the beach. Maybe you spent some time playing your favorite sports such as baseball, golf, or tennis. Maybe you went swimming or had a barbeque in the backyard with f...
Psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, and any other skin problems are irritated very easily by most soaps.  As a former psoriasis sufferer I would estimate I tried at least 30 different soaps hoping that would cure my psoriasis.  I later discov...
Tip 1: Drink WaterWater has long been considered as the most efficient natural treatment or an almost free treatment for any skin condition because of its being alkaline, with pH 7.3. It prevents dehydration which is capable of producing sebum or oi...
An allergy is an abnormally high sensitivity reaction to an ordinarily harmless substance. The immune system of an allergic person reacts when an allergen is absorbed into their body, treating the substance as a harmful invader, causing the white blo...
Question : I HAVE two big white patches on my neck. I am worried that these patches will spread to other parts of my body. I have consulted many doctors and was told that I have vitiligo. I'm only given creams to apply on the patches. May I know what...
I love summer!  Summer is my favorite season of the year.  I love playing sports outside and walking on the beach.  I especially enjoy being at an outdoor barbecue.  Maybe you enjoy summer activities as well.  Imagine with me...
Essential oilEssential Oils are extracted from plants, trees, seeds, flowers, petals, stems, roots, bark, or even the whole plant. Today, about 200 different types of oils are being distilled with several thousand chemical constituents and aromatic m...
A secret has been revealed in the news over the past few weeks. Iwas a part of that secret. What was the secret you ask? Men arenow using skin care products as a part of their daily activities!I started a few months ago due to something I learned abo...
I cannot stress the importance of a healthy lifestyle enough. It is crucial to make health food and health products a part of your everyday life. Exercising at least three times a week is also essential since it has multiple health benefits such as r...
Summer is the time when we sweat highly and beating the heat is always high on our agenda. So, we move on to aerated drinks or other beverages. But what we tend to ignore is that we can fight the heat in a much healthier way. That is, through FRUITS....
Question : I HAVE a lot of skin pigmentation on my face and hands. These brown patches are so unsightly. Can you tell me what's the cause of them? How can I get rid of my problem? Please advise. Answer : PIGMENTATION is caused by many factors, such a...
Question : FOR years, I have been having occasional dandruff which last up to a week at most after applying anti-dandruff shampoo. But for the last few months it would not go away even after trying different shampoos. Is there any herbal treatment I ...
Question : MY 13-month-old daughter has been getting hives for the past six months. It can appear and disappear within the day. I really have no idea what triggers it. I have sought advice from a paediatrician but he advised me to wait for another tw...
 Skip the steroids and head to your pantry cupboard. It could be that all your eczema-ridden skin needs is a good soak, a warm wrap, and a ton of TLC. Here are some easy home remedies that you can whip up yourself to relieve your itchy eczema an...
Skin pigmentation disorders occur as a result of the body producing either too much or too little melanin. Skin pigmentation creates a darker or lighter skin tone that may be blotchy and uneven.Causes of skin pigmentation:•    Aut...
Your face reveals a lot about your lifestyle, personality, success and your age.In our busy world, we have to make sure we still have time for your own skin. Remember that your face as the first thing that most people around you notice, so always ke...
A woman is a very mysterious being! Right from the beginning of time, women have baffled men withtheir eccentricities and mood swings. Even Sigmund Freud, one of the worlds greatest psychologist and philosopher failed to understand them.To state that...
Everyday you wash, shave, shampoo, clip your nails, wash, and dry your hair. Personal grooming, for most people, is a series of well-entrenched habits. And in most cases it is over done. Would you be willing to change your routine if doing so made...
Everyday you wash, shave, shampoo, clip your nails, wash, and dry your hair. Personal grooming, for most people, is a series of well-entrenched habits. And in most cases it is over done. Would you be willing to change your routine if doing so made...
Olive squalane is a light emollient oil that is very beneficial for the treatment of many skin problems. It is often effective to clear difficult skin problems when nothing else helps! Squalane is an odorless, colorless, non-staining oil that penetra...
Question : MY toenails keep growing downward and they hurt. How can I overcome this problem? Answer : YOU may be having ingrown nails. They occur when a portion of a nail on either side of the toe turns downward and presses into the skin. When the bo...
There are major benefits to having radiant skin. When you have beautiful skin you will stand out among other people. The healthiness inside your body is also included in having good skin.For those who suffer from skin diseases you should do proper sk...
Question : I WASH my hair daily with a medicated shampoo, followed by a normal shampoo and then a moisturising conditioner. But my scalp will itch after an hour and sometimes has an unpleasant odour. Answer : ONE of the causes of an itchy scalp is th...