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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Razor burn for men can be a daily menace because they shave almost every day! Razor burn is one of those little annoyances that most of us have to contend with on a daily basis. Women too suffer from razor burns, thanks to their everlasting wish to have smooth skin without any unwanted hair all over. Despite living in the 21st century with all of those high-tech shaving gimmickry available at our disposal, the fact remains that there is no definite reason for getting razor burn (i.e. it can be caused by a lot of things like too sensitive skin, wrong shaving technique, no proper lubrication, blunt razors, and others) and that we must have to deal with it the best way that we can. Read more
A skin condition that occurs when hair follicles plug with oil and dead skin cells. Symptoms range from inflamed blackheads to pus-filled pimples or large, red and tender bumps. you may experience skin bumps, rashes, boils, darkening due to inflammation, pimples, red spots, redness, or tenderness. While pimples can be quickly removed using a couple of natural ingredients everyone can grab from their own kitchen, acne scars can be very bothersome, and most women fail to hide them using makeup. Read more