The Bumpy Skin of Keratosis Pilaris

Many skin conditions can worsen or develop in response to the cold weather of winter. One of these conditions, keratosis pilaris, is characterized by tiny, red or brown bumps that can appear on your thighs, buttocks, cheeks and upper arm areas. This condition is caused by dead skin cells clogging the hair follicles and can […]

5 Face Washing Tips

Washing your face properly and regularly is one of the best ways to avoid skin problems and to help treat some of the skin conditions that develop before they become more pronounced. While washing your face can be a simple and effective process, avoiding some common mistakes can make a big difference in the health […]

Proper Care for Winter Hair

The cold, dry weather is here, and along with it comes some major problems for your hair! You can help keep your hair luscious and healthy this winter season by following some simple tips: Avoid excessive heating of your hair—Your hair is already dried out enough from the extreme weather, so don’t make the problem […]

Plantar Warts Cause Foot Pain

If you’ve never had a plantar wart before, the first time can be quite disturbing because you often cannot see the actual wart since it is frequently completely covered by the skin on the bottom of your foot, and it may cause extreme pain and discomfort. These warts are caused by the human papillomavirus which […]

Taking Care of Your Skin During Hectic Holiday Traveling

Whether you are traveling by plane, bus, car, or covered wagon to see your family and friends over the holidays it can be an utterly demoralizing and debilitating experience. But who wants to show up at grandma’s without a healthy glow With some careful forethought, you can make holiday skin care during your travels an […]

Healthy Food for Your Hair

Some of the best ways to take care of your hair are right in your food! So instead of relying on chemical hair care products to do wonders for your hair, enrich your hair from the inside out by consuming foods with abundant nutrients and vitamins. Some of the best food choices for your hair […]

What Your Skin Says About Your Health

Your skin is the largest organ of your body, so it has a lot to say about your overall health. Not only does your skin protect you and help with temperature maintenance, but it also acts as a barometer of other health conditions that are not directly related to your skin, nails, and hair. Some […]

Avoiding Acne

The scourge of teens everywhere, acne is perhaps the most common dermatological condition that is caused by hair follicles becoming clogged by dead skin cells. Adults also suffer from the stigma of acne, and it often takes the help of an experienced dermatologist to develop an appropriate regimen for each particular case. Some lifestyle changes […]

5 Different Kinds of Psoriasis

The skin condition known as psoriasis occurs from an autoimmune dysfunction that results in the excessive growth of epidermal cells into dry, scaly patches of red skin. While the cause is not completely understood, it is known that psoriasis is related to deficiencies in gene interaction with the immune system. Some of the triggers that […]

Why is My Hair Falling Out?

When you notice that your hair is falling out more and more, and can be unnerving experience to say the least! While hair loss occurs in men more frequently than in women, the other reasons for hair loss other than gender can run the gamut from being hereditary, to being caused by poor diet, diseases, […]