Nearly everyone has those dark, unsightly bags or circles under their eyes from time to time. Many people believe they are cause by lack of sleep. But it’s not quite that simple. In fact, the dark circles and bags might be caused by poor nutrition, poor lifestyle choices, stress or a combination of these factors. [...]
Skin that is severely sunburned will die from lack of moisture. Cells dry up and the skin sloughs off so that new skin is exposed. When the skin peels after sunburn the human body is reacting in a way that is meant to preserve the health of the skin and help the person survive.
Obviously, it [...]
For many years people used soap and other products to clean their hands and other parts of the body. It wasn’t common to hear the term “hand sanitizer.” Most people just lived with the idea that water and soap would keep them sufficiently clean and healthy.
In recent years however, more and more people are [...]
One of the basic explanations for hair turning gray or white with age involves the absence of melanin. According to research our hair follicles have pigment cells to give each hair its color. When the follicles no longer have pigment cells to produce melanin, the hair doesn’t doesn’t produce the brown, black, blonde etc. that [...]
Hair dye is one of the stronger coloring agents sold over the counter, as most people find out when they get it on their skin or on their clothes. This dye is meant to stand up to washing and direct sunlight so it has to be “stubborn.” So, how can we remove hair dye stains [...]
If you want to remove dandruff completely you have to pay attention to your overall health and to the condition of the scalp. Nutrition has a lot to do with the skin condition that causes dandruff. In addition, doctors have connected constipation to consistent dandruff problems.
However, you can contribute to the formation of these [...]
Because of the distance between the countries and the major differences in language and culture, people in Europe and the United States don’t know a lot about Japanese culture. But enough communication has taken place between these areas of the globe for some people to know about Reiki.
Reiki is a technique for reducing stress, [...]
Wrinkles come with age, as we all know. But our skin can also develop wrinkles because of poor nutrition, prolonged exposure to the sun and because of insufficient moisture in our bodies. Eye wrinkles may be caused by one or all of these. But we don’t have to invest in expensive surgery or other medical [...]
A century ago people didn’t know as much about hygiene, infections and contamination as they do today. In the general population, people weren’t as concerned about washing their hands or other parts of their bodies as they are today, simply because they didn’t understand how important it was. But today, most people know that it [...]
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First of all, it’s important to understand just what blackheads are. It’s especially important to understand the differences and similarities when discussing acne, pimples, blackheads and other skin conditions.
Individuals who have this skin condition feel that blackheads are more difficult to deal with than some other maladies. In fact, dermatologists also recognize blackheads [...]