Entries by lizzi

Handling Psoriasis

Everyone gets rashes from time to time, but psoriasis is an entirely different ball game. Psoriasis is so much more than a skin condition. It is a chronic inflammatory disease that is characterized by elevated, itchy plaques of red skin that become covered with thick, silvery scales. Psoriasis can develop anywhere on the body and […]

How Can Stress Wreak Havoc on Your Skin?

Stress is a complicated issue. It can come from anywhere, disturb your sleeping patterns, cause you to lose weight or gain weight, cause your hair to fall out, –and yes, mess with your skin. There are some who say that those years of awkward teenage acne are actually a result of increased stress soaring through […]

Signs Your Skin Needs Extra Care

Your skin is part of who you are. Unlike every other organ in your body, your skin is right there, ready for all of the world to see. It is the first thing people notice about you, and whether you think about it this way or not, it probably has a pretty big influence on […]

Skincare Tips After Getting a Tattoo

You put a lot of thought and energy into picking out your tattoos, and they aren’t easy to have put on either. After going through the process of having your tattoo expertly put on your body, you really want to make sure that you take good enough care of it so that it stays looking […]

Common Rashes That Can Sprout Up

No one likes experiencing a rash. Skin rashes can come out of just about anywhere, striking at any time, and almost any place on the body. You probably already know that scratching at a rash is bad, as getting the rash bacteria under your fingernails is just likely to make the rash spread, if the […]

How to Assess Moles for Cancer

Cancer is one of the most terrifying prospects in the medical field. There are many different types of cancers that can affect the body, and while some are much easier to treat than are others, the fact that there is no absolute cure is challenging for medical professionals and patients alike. The best thing you […]