A scar appears when your skin patches itself from a wound triggered by an infection, surgery, accident or inflammation. Scars may vary in shape and size and typically twitch out as reddish in color and dense and fades over time, or turn sunken, lumpy or flat. From time to time your scar may get hypertrophic (bigger) or develop into a keloid (a predominantly big overgrown scar) and you may need to get it removed. Numerous scar removal procedures are obtainable and this post takes a comprehensive look at laser scar removal therapy. Continue reading “Acne Scar Removal via Surgery: The Basics” »
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You know what’s exceptionally uncool? Being almost 30, and having zits. I think it’s a hormonal thing – once a month, my face goes haywire and my forehead, cheeks and chin become emblazoned with blemishes. SUPER hot. Seriously, wasn’t this supposed to have stopped back when I was a teenager? Continue reading “Proactiv Review First Impressions” »
Pimples. Remember them? Those awful new friends who started invading your face right around the time boys became cute? Some of us didn’t get to leave their torture behind with our impossible-to-remember locker combinations, and are still battling the little buggers daily.
I admit I probably get more pimples than I should, being almost 30. I’m reaching the dreaded simultaneous-wrinkles-and-pimples point of my life wherein everything about my face is either too young or too old. Goldilocks, look out!
Products pumped full of medication can be drying and too harsh for my skin, especially out in the desert. Luckily, this serum is non-irritating, non-drying, and actually reduces redness rather than turning me into a strawberry like the rough stuff. And as I found out from Jillian Wright, when you have less redness, there is less trauma to the skin, hence minimizes premature aging. Continue reading “Jillian Wright Breakout Blocker Clarifying Serum Review” »
A lot of you ladies found my advice on blackhead prevention and removal useful, but what if you really need to rid your skin of the tricky little buggers you’ve already got? Not to worry! I’ve created a guide specifically meant to get rid of the blackheads that plague your face already. Here are a few different methods of removing blackheads yourself at home:
If you’re having any sort of skin troubles, chances are a friend or family member will come to you with some sort of natural wonder cure. There are some home remedies that work wonders for some, but there are plenty of substances no one should put on their face. They can cause dangerous skin reactions, worsen the problem you’re having or decrease skin’s health over time. Here are some regular household products that Delray Beach dermatologist Janet Allenby says you should never use for skin care.
Lemon Juice and Citrus
Put this in your tea, not on your skin. Citrus is highly acidic, very drying, and can cause contact dermatitis, a skin condition that can result in dryness, itching, loss of moisture, and itchy rashes. Not to mention that going out in the sun after having citrus on your skin can cause blistering.
Continue reading “6 Products That Should Never be Used for Skin Care” »