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This Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show Reflects Common Skin Conditions

Added May 22, 2018, Under: Skin Conditions

Probably the most popular Garden Show in the world, the Chelsea Flower Show is back again for its annual May extravaganza. And there is something featured this year that is very different. The Skin Deep Garden It is the "Skin Deep" Garden where the designer has used nearly two hundred concrete blocks to represent those people who have various skin conditions at different times in their lives. This Garden is saying that our outer skin layer reflects our life story - and reveals to ...

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Seaweed Sunscreen, Safer for the Skin & the Sea

Added April 26, 2018, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Health, Skin Conditions, Technology, Vitamin D

More than fourteen thousand tons of toxic sunscreen are released into the sea every year - directly by swimmers and more indirectly from sinks, showers and bathtubs. It only takes about twenty minutes (of swimming in the sea) for one quarter of that sunscreen, religiously applied to your body and that of your children, to float off and join the sea water. Why is your regular sunscreen toxic to the environment - and the oceans? These are 4 of the most common sunscreen ...

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Is the Use of Wet Wipes Adding to the Risk of Allergies in Children?

Added April 8, 2018, Under: Babies, Children's Health, Skin Conditions

We have written about the dangers of wet wipes when they are flushed down the toilet and end up causing blockages in pipes and plumbing - but now there is a new reason to avoid these modern conveniences. What is this new reason? Wet wipes could be putting babies and young children at risk of allergic reactions.  This is because their use could create a breach or break in the skin's natural protective coat, making it more sensitive to chemicals. What has research ...

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Top Ten Foods & Beverages To Help Your Skin Achieve A Healthy Glow

Added March 26, 2018, Under: Nutrition, Skin Conditions, Top 10

To achieve a glowing complexion can take some effort - but what you eat and drink can be key. Try changing to these top ten foods and beverages to give your own skin an extra advantage. Top of the list has to be... Water Drinking several glasses a day will help rid the body and the skin of toxins. Many people often report that, by increasing their water intake, their skin has a more radiant glow. Of course, our bodies consist largely of water so every function inside our ...

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How To Give Daily TLC For Your Feet Through Massage

Added February 15, 2018, Under: Exercise, How To, Skin Conditions

Our feet are so often the work horses for our bodies, carrying us through the day without a word of complaint! Have you ever thought of giving your feet a daily massage? There are lots of health benefits if you do... A regular massage on your feet will help to strengthen your immunity. Will provide energy and rejuvenation while providing relaxation. Reflexology tells you that you can unlock sectors in your organism, in which the energy is not flowing in the proper ...

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Is Back Acne Or Even Butt Acne a Problem for You?

Added February 1, 2018, Under: Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

We tend to think about acne being a problem on our faces but it also appears on other parts of the body. Acne on the back and acne on the bottom can cause pain and discomfort too... Why do we get "back acne"? Our backs have one of the highest concentration of sebaceous glands,  making them more susceptible to acne outbreaks. It is also difficult to reach round to our backs so giving the area a really good clean can be more of a ...

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Top Ten Natural Remedies to Soothe & Ease Eczema Symptoms

Added January 16, 2018, Under: Children's Health, Health, How To, Natural remedies, Skin Conditions, Top 10

Prescription and over-the-counter creams, gels and other medications are common forms of eczema treatments. Unfortunately, these may contain chemicals and other potentially harmful ingredients. Even though there is no cure for eczema, controlling your symptoms is possible and our suggested top ten natural remedies will work with your body to help to heal your symptoms or those of your child. The presence of inflammation is also key to the symptoms of eczema. Cool Wet Compresses These will relieve itching when there is a rash or redness ...

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How to Remove Nail Fungus from Toenails Naturally

Added January 11, 2018, Under: How To, Natural remedies, Skin Conditions

Although fungi infections can appear anywhere on the body, toenails are especially prone to fungus. This is because much of the time,  the nails are trapped in shoes where they have a warm, closed and even damp environment - perfect for bacteria. The three stages of nail fungus The nail plate is still shiny and transparent but yellow and white spots have started to appear. The nail plate loses its transparency and gloss while yellowish spots occupy the entire surface, beginning a ...

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Are Two Eggs a Day Too Many?

Added January 10, 2018, Under: Diets, Health, How To, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

Several decades ago here in the UK, there used to be a popular TV commercial for eggs with the slogan "Go to Work on an Egg".  This was back in the 1960s when eggs were considered to be a highly nutritious food – and before the decades-long misconception that egg yolks were a contributing factor to heart disease. The thinking behind the slogan was that a substantial breakfast was essential for anyone to start the day so that they could go ...

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Why Psoriasis Sufferers Should Take This Vitamin

Added December 31, 2017, Under: Health, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

You many have heard of the skin condition known as Psoriasis and pronounced with a silent "p". It is a chronic disease of the immune system and can be very debilitating when cells build up on the surface of the skin, leading to thick and red scaly patches.  These patches can be both itchy and painful. Psoriasis is surprisingly common with up to 7.5 million people in the USA having this condition while some 30% of these also develop a form of ...

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