September 17, 2011

Managing Eczema

The classic itchy rash – Eczema By: Eczema is a chronic lifelong condition that causes skin dryness and subsequent inflammation.  It is very challengingto treat because it is a genetic problem that makes the skin dry out very easily and become quite sensitivein addition to being very itchy which when scratched, makes the problem worse. …

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Love your Skin & the Sun

Preventing and Treating Sun Damaged Skin The term “sunburn” is an inflammatory reaction by your skin to the damage caused by ultraviolet light exposure.  Symptoms include painful red areas of skin which are exposed to excess UVB radiation and this reaction normally starts 4-6 hours after exposure and peaks at about 24 hours.  The result …

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