Skin Care
SHOE

How to Prevent Shoe Bites?

Everybody looks forward to wearing that new pair of footwear sitting inside the closet just waiting for occasion. It could be the new pair of heels you splurged on or the comfy looking flip flops for your summer adventures. But what follows the joyous union of your feet and the footwear? Shoe bites of course. They tend to irritate the skin and even leave behind a nasty scar for remembrance for the annoying time it has given you. Shoe bites lead to inflammation and even blisters. Here we are offering you a few tips and tricks on dealing with shoe bites.

Tips and Tricks to prevent Show Bites

You could avoid the shoe altogether but we all know that isn’t going to happen so why don’t you just follow these easy remedies for shoe bites.

  • Freeze them: you read that right! You have shoe bites because the material is stiff and tight so it cuts into your skin, so freezing a water bag while kept within your shoe will loosen the shoe up allowing you to show of that new pair you splurged on and will prevent shoe bites.
  • Heat the shoe: this is basically another method to loosen the footwear up. It allows you to make sure that it isn’t too tight and effectively lets you wear the shoe without a hassle. Place a sock within the footwear, which will basically be an indicator for you. The use a hair dryer to heat the footwear until the sock is hot. Then let the footwear cool and slip it on.
  • Cello-tape: another weird hack indeed, if it is footwear which you do not need for a professional setting, or just home slippers in general, just put cello-tape on the edges which cut into your skin and you’re all set. We know the internet is full of weird remedies for shoe bites and this one definitely qualifies.
  • Vaseline: we bet you already knew that, but rubbing Vaseline will reduce the friction and invariably prevents shoe bites.
  • Band-aid: everyone knows about it, everyone has it. All you have to do is tear it open and place it on the inflamed area, simple as that! Your wound will heal and you will prevent shoe bites because the footwear material cannot irritate your skin, as simple as that.

So maybe your footwear has already made its mark on you, forcing you to figure out a way of dealing with shoe bites, so here we are offering you some ointment for your bruised feet and solace to your mind.

  • Potato juice: Yes, this qualifies in the list of weird remedies for shoe bites as well but as versatile as potatoes can be, rubbing some of its juice on the inflamed area can cure your bruise by reducing the inflammation and even prevent shoe bites. Who knew a potato could do something like this right?
  • Aloe Vera: we all know how helpful aloe vera is, so take some of its gel, apply a generous amount of it to the inflamed area, leave it for three minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water. This will help the skin to heal quickly and even prevent infection as the aloe vera gel has natural antimicrobial properties.
  • Honey: honey is naturally an amazing product, just applying it thrice a day on the infected part will accelerate the healing and reduce the inflammation. It can also be mixed with sesame oil to bring forth an even better soothing action for the skin.
  • Ice: yes, frozen water. If you do not have it then just make some! You just need to place some ice in a cloth and over the love bite your footwear has given you, it will effectively soothe the inflamed skin and stop the skin from itching constantly. This can be followed by the other remedies for shoe bites mentioned in the article.
  • Rice flour: this item commonly found in your kitchen will help you get rid of the shoe bite forever. It does not prevent shoe bites but mixing some of it with water, applied to the scar will certainly get rid of the scar. Just make sure that you make a thick paste of it by adding the perfect amount of water and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. A perfect last step for your shoe bite problems. One of the good remedies for shoe bites, isn’t it?

We hope this article helped you through your woes. Because everyone deserves to walk their way to success without being bruised by their trusty footwear.

So, walk on!

Acne, Skin Care
ACNE

ACNE Home Remedies and More!

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions in the world which starts during puberty. Acne is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. It affects almost all teenagers during puberty. It is characterized by blackheads or whiteheads, pimples, oily skin, and possible scarring.

Types of Acne

  • Whiteheads: These remain under the skin and are small.
  • Blackheads: Clearly visible, they are black and appear on the surface of the skin.
  • Papules: Small, usually pink bumps, these are visible on the surface of the skin.
  • Pustules: Clearly visible on the surface of the skin. They are red at their base and have pus at the top.
  • Nobules: Clearly visible on the surface of the skin. They are large, solid, painful pimples that are embedded deep in the skin.
  • Cysts: Clearly visible on the surface of the skin. They are painful and filled with pus. Cysts can cause scars.

Acne Home Remedies

Conventional acne treatment methods can be expensive and often have undesirable side effects like dryness, redness and irritation. Following home remedies for acne can help you to get away with your acne problems.

Green tea

Green tea has potential benefits not only for your skin but your overall health. It has antimicrobial and antioxidant compounds that can help fight acne. To get its effects, use a cooled cup of green tea as a face wash or lay the bag over the affected area. Find high-quality green tea that comes in sealed, foil- lined packages for optimum freshness and EGCG content.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar contains several organic acids which help to treat acne. It contains alpha hydroxyl acids that removes dead skin and reveals healthy and vibrant new skin. Dip a small cotton ball into Apple cider vinegar and apply directly to the affected area.

Baking Soda

It helps to regulate the pH balance of the skin and has mild anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It works as a great exfoliant for your skin and is an excellent home remedy to treat acne. You can use this once or twice a week on your skin as required.

Fuller’s Earth

We all are aware of Fuller’s earth which is also known as ‘multani mitti’. It works perfectly for oily and acne-prone skin. It unclogs the pores and absorbs excess oil without leaving your face dry. It has many skincare benefits.  It leaves your skin glowing and fresh and is also known to improve complexion. It is easily available in Grocery stores.

Tea tree oil

It is one of the best acne home remedies. It is found in many of our beauty and skincare products due to its amazing healing properties. It kills the bacteria which causes acne. You can apply this by diluting it with coconut oil or aloe vera gel which are again very good for your skin.

Toothpaste

If you want to see magic happen overnight, use toothpaste. It heals your acne and removes it completely or reduces it to the minimum size.  It is imperative to note that white toothpaste must be utilized instead of gel. Before sleeping, apply some toothpaste on your affected area and wake up with a clear skin.

Cucumber

Cucumber juice is likewise viable for the treatment of skin break out. Cucumber juice can likewise be advantageous for skin inflammation. It has a cooling and alleviating impact on the skin.

Papaya

Papaya is an essential ingredient in a lot of beauty products on the market today. It is great for both your skin and hair.  Apply papaya paste over the pimples. Keep it for 10 to 15 minutes and let it dry. Then, rinse it off. Apply papaya face mask twice a week to get quick results.

Skin Care
Cold-Sores

How To Get Rid Of Cold Sores Quickly

Cold sores are small blisters that develop on the lips or around the mouth. They’re caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 around the border of the lips. Cold sores are also called as herpes labialis. Cold sores spreads through close personal contact, such as kissing or sharing eating utensils, towels or razors. . Causes tiny, fluid-filled lesions called oral herpes or fever blisters, which can recur. Read more

Blackheads, Skin Care

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Deep Blackheads

Blackheads as we know them are a EXTREMELY stubborn kind of skin problem. Some blackheads when never treated timely develop roots within the skin layers. A comedo can be open (blackhead) or closed by skin (whitehead), and occur with or without acne. The word comedo comes from Latin to suggest the worm-like look of a blackhead that has been secreted.

What are blackheads? Blackheads form when a clog or plug develops in the opening of hair follicles in your skin. Each follicle contains one hair and a sebaceous gland that produces oil, called sebum, which helps keep your skin soft. Dead skin cells and oils collect in the opening to the skin follicle, producing a bump called a comedone. They will become darker and eventually black due to the oxidization of skin oil (sebum). Read more

Skin Care
Get-Rid-Of-Corns

How To Get Rid Of Corns On Toes

Corns and calluses (hyperkeratosis) are painful areas of thickened skin that appear between the toes and on the soles of the feet. The causes of corns on feet are also similar to those of calluses too much pressure and friction that your feet goes through due to various reasons two toes rubbing together or a toe rubbing on your shoe or wearing high heels etc.

Eliminate a source of friction or pressure allows corns to heal. If needed, there are many more drugs back counter lotions and also caps corn that could help treat them. You can also try natural home remedies are simple to get rid of corns. Now let us get into the useful information and explore how to get rid of corns on your toes and feet. Read more

Skin Care
Stretch-Marks

How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks Naturally

Streaks or stripes on the skin, especially on the belly, Generally, these marks appear once you gain weight so quickly that the skin is stretched from overweight or during pregnancy, they can also occur in people who are building muscles or those that are experiencing hormonal changes. Clinical studies have shown that susceptibility to stretch marks has a lot to do with genetics. If your mother suffered from stretch marks during her pregnancy, chances are you will to get them. Read more

Skin Care
Freckles

How to Get Rid of Freckles Naturally

Freckles are caused by sun, sometimes called ephelides singular ephelis, are clusters of concentrated melaninized cells which are most easily visible on people with a fair complexion. Freckles do not have an increased number of the melanin-producing cells melanocytes, but instead have melanocytes that overproduce melanin granules (melanosomes) changing the coloration of the outer skin cells called (keratinocytes). As such, freckles are different from lentigines and moles you can get rid of them at home using these remedies. Read more

Skin Care
Calluses

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Calluses On Feet

Calluses on your hands and feet form because of dry skin or too much friction on one area of the skin that result from repeated friction or pressure, explains the Nemours Foundation on Kids Health.org. Often, ill-fitting shoes are a contributing factor. One unfortunate way our feet can get beat up is with calluses (and corns). Calluses are generally not harmful, but may sometimes lead to other issues, such as infection or skin ulceration. You can easily get rid of calluses on feet naturally. Read more

Skin Care

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Hickeys Overnight

A hickey or a love bite as some may call it, is basically just a small bruise that result from kissing or sucking too hard on the skin. Hickeys are usually not painful or dangerous for the receiver and mean different to different people.

A hickey is a type of contusion or hematoma, which are sometimes called bruises, that causes a bluish color from torn blood vessels or blood pooling under the skin. With a few home remedies and special tips, you can get rid of hickeys fast and save you the trouble of explaining to everyone how you got the bruise. Read more

Skin Care

How Get Rid of Razor Bumps on Bikini Area

Razor bumps are not only an unsightly by product of hair removal, but they can become infected and cause you pain and skin problems. While you’re dealing with ingrown hairs, tenderness and redness from shaving, (waxing or plucking) your bikini area, is your guy standing by with antibacterial creams and soothing ointments? Heck no.

Shaving over razor bumps will only irritate or tear them open, leaving them vulnerable to infection (and probably not removing much hair in the process). If you can, let the hair grow for a few days and see if it breaks out of the bumps on its own. It might itch, but breaking the bumps with your fingernails can lead to infection and scarring. Try to hold off as much as you can. Read more