Skin Melanoma’s, why they’re so deadly

Written on December 18, 2014 by Avatar

skinmelanoma.jpgSkin melanomas are blamed for more than 80% mortality rates of cancer sufferers making it one of the most deadly. if left untreated, they can quickly spread into the rest of the underlying tissue and organs causing a painful death indeed due to complications and other cancers it can bring up. Many doctors recommend that people spend less time in the sun and limit exposure when unavoidable only to the coolest times of the day. Use sunscreen, even for short walks and use protective clothes such as wide rimmed hats and newer solar clothing that prevent harmful rays from penetrating clothing. Under the shade yet in the water, UV has a nasty tendency to bounce off reflective surfaces and even concrete so do use the same protection to prevent getting burned. Kids are more and more getting the disease due to more outdoor activities they get involved in with or without their parents.

Water therapy

Written on December 11, 2014 by editor

Water is the ultimate secret to a perfect skin. Eight glasses a day and no less than that if you want the outer layer of your body to glow with outmost health. The skin is the largest organ so it is only logical that it be more exposed to damage than anything else in the body. Pollution is the ultimate enemy of perfect skin, to fight this, one need to turn to preventive measures more than they do with curative efforts. Sunblock, moisturizer as well as the right kind of cleanser are indispensable factors in one’s kit. It is highly necessary that we regularly patronize these kind of products so as to save ourselves a trip to he dermatologist every month. Occasional facials are also recommended for those who are obsessive with skin care. This will allow them to make sure that they skin is constantly monitored by professionals.

The Joy of Lip Sugar

Written on December 4, 2014 by Victoria

In protecting your skin, your face, your body, there is sometimes a part that is left unaddressed and this is the lip. Yes, this part of the face needs some tender loving care too and it does require a tiny bit of effort.


You can take good care of your lips with a simple weekly routine of exfoliation. All you need is some pure coconut oil, some honey, and some brown sugar. Take a tablespoon of firm coconut oil, mix with same amount of honey until a paste is formed then take two packed teaspoons of brown sugar and mix it into the paste. Store in a clean jar and keep for around two weeks in the fridge. This scrub will assure you of soft lips and done at low costs and naturally.

Exfoliating Habits

Written on November 27, 2014 by Victoria

Skin care at any point in your life is something that you should place at the top of habits to form. If you start young, you may reap the benefits earlier. If you are just starting now, and you have left your late teen years or even twenties, behind, do not fret.


Good skin care is really a matter of knowing your skin, knowing your lifestyle, knowing your diet and environment, and taking steps to adjust accordingly. Exfoliating is something you can do regardless of all of this to maintain a natural glow and to remove dead skin cells, excess oils, and impurities that collect on your skin. You can choose natural ingredients and make this at home, or you can buy ready-made exfoliants. Exfoliating once or twice a month will help keep your skin fresh, young, and will even help even your skin tone.

Basic Tips for Pimple-Free Skin

Written on November 20, 2014 by Victoria

If you have acne-prone skin, the fact that there is so much advice out there to address this can make taking care of this problem even more stressful. Let’s take a look at basic tips and guidelines for proper skin care.

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First, always clean your skin. It is recommended that you wash your face with a good cleanser in the morning and in the evening, after you remove your make-up. Your cleanser choice will depend on your skin type. Always remove your make-up, no matter how late in the evening or how tired you are. Second, moisturize; like your cleanser, your moisturizer will depend on your skin type. Third, do not forget sunscreen! Nothing inflames pimples more than sun exposure. Always make it a point to take care of yourself. This is the most important thing, not only for skin care, but for yourself in general. Get the right amount of sleep, hydrate yourself, and get some regular exercise.

Finally, if your acne problems aren’t getting better with these basic tips or just seem bad to you, too much to handle on your own, go to a professional. Expert help will surely show you the right way to care for your skin.

Separate Eye Cream

Written on November 12, 2014 by Reuben

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The skin around the eyes is the thinnest on your body. It is true that it needs extra TLC. That doesn’t mean you need to spend more on a jar of eye cream. Using a very hydrating face cream can do the trick. To avoid any problems, make sure your moisturizer is fragrance-free since this is the number one cause of irritation in skin care products. If it contains sunscreen, physical ray repellents are less likely to bother your eyes than the regular ones. Even if cream is slap on the rest of your face, use your ring finger to dab your eyes and your eyelids to keep you from tugging delicate skin. Using creams with ingredients like vitamin K to help battle dark circles and aloe vera to minimize wrinkles can double as eye cream.

Beauty is only skin deep

Written on November 5, 2014 by Avatar

Naaah….. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder for we are the ones who define what is beautiful and what is not. But skin can be used to asses one’s health for any problems internally manifests itself on your skin. Red healthy skin is a sure sign of good physical build-up. Burned skin is a sign of too much exposure to the sun thus there may be a higher risk of skin cancer and other health problems. Scaly skin, and that person may lack some essential vitamins and minerals in his/her diet that might need adjustment. Calloused skin may result from excessive wear and tear on that particular part of the body which may be due to occupational hazards allowing better protection in the afflicted area and many more. So skin is not only a sign of sure beauty but a mirror of who we are and how healthy we are on the inside.

More on Winter Skin Protection

Written on October 29, 2014 by Avatar

winter1.jpgIf one loves to ski, then it is not uncommon for you to get sunburn though with some precautions the pain and discomfort of the sport can be minimized leaving you with healthier skin. Take regular breaks indoors to minimize the time exposed to the sun�s UV rays, this can prevent severe sunburn and other problems associated with it. Limit time spent in full sunlight between 10am and 4pm which is when the sun is directly overhead meaning more UV rays. Wear dark colored clothing and long sleeved ones if possible to lower the amount of skin that is exposed to the sun. Use sunscreen and follow the application timeframe to maximize effectivity and choose broad spectrum sunscreen for maximum protection

Other New Skin Products from Tested Brands

Written on October 22, 2014 by Avatar

sunscreen-lotion.jpgFrom Lancome comes UV Expert 20 sunscreen which contains Mexoryl as the active ingredient while Neutrogena has Heiloplex in its products. The other new skin protection compounds are Avobenzone and Oxybenzone along with the more traditional Titanium dioxide and Zinc oxide (which is seen as the white stuff on the noses of lifeguards and cricket players) which have been in use for a long time to combat these harmful ultraviolet rays that have the potential to damage skin. Most of the older products have a pre-soaking time for they have to given enough time to sink into the skin’s pores for them to offer the best level of protection.

Other Practical Tips

Written on October 15, 2014 by mctreve

1. Drink lots of water. Our body is composed of 75% water. We need to keep our cells hydrated to keep the skin supple and to prevent the cells from aging fast.
2. Use sunscreen. Protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Increasing cases of skin cancer are reported every year. Use SPF 15 for 15 20–30 years old and use SPF 35 and above for those more than 30 years old.
3. Watch what you eat. Eat a healthy balanced diet every meal. Avoid fatty food, which is rich in Omega 6—this clogs the arteries that might cause further sickness.