Archive | January, 2016

Wart…Away!

Ugh! Where the Heck Did That Come From? Common warts are a strange phenomenon. They come out of nowhere, have odd shapes and configurations, grow anywhere on the skin, may spread like wildfire, and frequently pose a demanding and lengthy treatment challenge. While they truly belong on witches and goblins, warts commonly afflict us humans, […]

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Maybe You Shouldn’t Put a Ring On It

  Do you ever get a rash like this – an excessively dry or peeling, pink or red, and either itchy or tender, condition – just under your ring? Many people suffer from what’s known as hand dermatitis or hand eczema, especially those with¬†a history of sensitive skin, eczema, allergies, or atopic dermatitis. And, often, […]

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Ava Anderson Non Toxic: Product Review

If you’re in the market for natural and organic skincare products, you may know of a brand called Ava Anderson Non Toxic [AANT]. Some of its personal and skincare products¬†include a moisturizing mask, exfoliator, sugar lip scrub, eye cream, makeup remover, and more. In addition to its popular skincare line, this company offers an array […]

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Reading Between the Facial Lines

It suprises me to learn that, until June 2013, we lacked longitudinal research showing sunscreen’s actual, long-term effects on the appearance of skin. We, both the general public and dermatology professionals, have long deducted through observation that sunscreen (as well as other UV protective measures like wearing sun gear) prevents skin-aging effects, such as wrinkles […]

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