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Staph Infections 101

Staph infections are one of the most common types of skin infections, but when unrecognized and untreated, they may pose a significant health threat. Staph infections have the potential to turn deadly, especially if the bacteria is given a chance to spread deeper into the body and enter the bloodstream, the joints, or essential organs […]

Symptoms and Treatment for Rosacea

A little bit of redness on the face, bumps that develop within that redness after a few hours in the sun, or general itchiness or discomfort when your skin on your face becomes dry or inflamed—these are common symptoms that just about everyone experiences time to time. For some, however, these symptoms become the norm […]

Top 5 Most Common Skin Conditions

The skin is a complicated organ, and while everyone has it, the issues that we encounter are as varied as the population is large. For some people, skin becomes dry and blistered, while for others it is a challenge to keep skin from growing oily. Acne is a common problem, but it is only the […]

How Can Pregnancy Affect Your Skin?

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful and empowering experiences a woman can go through—except it can also be one of the most challenging, frustrating, and confusing experiences of your life. There are plenty of valid reasons why we glorify pregnancy and adore the experience, but that doesn’t detract from the fact that pregnancy creates […]

How to Maintain Healthy Skin in the Summer

The heat isn’t exactly great for your skin, and between the long days and humid weather, it can be easy to neglect your skin care routine during the summertime. Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to be complicated. By incorporating just a few simple strategies into your daily routine, you can help your skin […]

Ways that Diet Affects Your Skin

Diet affects the health of the body in incredible ways. Most of us are familiar with the impact that a few changes in your diet can have on your heart, but that is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the potential benefits of a healthy diet. Eating certain types of fruits […]

Is Sweating Good for Your Skin?

Don’t sweat. Glisten. There is nothing that denotes a strong workout like being covered with a layer of sweat. Sweating is a good thing, though it doesn’t always feel that way. Sweating is your body’s way of dealing with excess heat. If you didn’t sweat, your body would quickly grow overheated, which could lead to […]

Rain or Shine: The Importance of Wearing Sunscreen

The first thing many people do when they walk outside on a hot and sunny day is reach for sunscreen. Putting on sunscreen when the sun is out is a very smart move to make. However, what many people fail to realize is that sunscreen is just as necessary on any other day as well. […]

Top Tips for Treating Your Skin Well in the Shower

The skincare industry is constantly bombarding you with new products that will have your skin looking better than ever. The truth, though, is that many of these products are actually harmful and wash away necessary oils that are vital to your body’s natural functions. To ensure you are treating your skin the best way possible, it’s […]

Ready for a Summer Glow? Learn How to Get a Healthy Tan

The days are getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer, and you are pulling your summer clothes out for the season. The only problem is, your winter skin is about as reflective as a stark-white piece of paper and you are suddenly left longing for that sun-kissed look. If you are like a lot […]