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
A small, fleshy bump on the skin or mucous membrane caused by human papillomavirus. They can appear on any part of your skin. Warts which form on hands are referred to as common warts.
They are rough, gray-brown and dome shaped. Despite the huge number of medical treatments available, very few seem to be efficient at banishing warts, which are caused by the human papillomavirus (or HPV), a pathogen that can be easily spread through skin to skin contact. Read more
Zit made of pimple is a small pustule or papule. Pimples are small skin lesions or inflammations of the skin – they are sebaceous glands (oil glands) which are infected with bacteria, swell up, and then fill up with pus. Pimples occur when the sebaceous glands, which are located at the base of hair follicles, become overactive.
People often don’t realize why zit occurs more on the face than any part of the body. Oil glands are the main culprit here. Factors such as bacteria, infections that cause inflammation, and secretion of some hormones like androgens are factors that may make sebaceous glands become reactive than normal, causing zits. Sebaceous glands are cutaneous glands that help the body secrete sebum in the right amounts to lubricate the skin and hair. Read more
Acne and pimples are two of life’s most annoying and normal skin condition that affect many people. According to the statistics www.aad.org, nearly 85% of all people experience this skin disorder at some time in their lives, most often on the chest, face and back. Most people find themselves suffering from an acne outbreak at some point, whether it’s due to hormones or stress. Contrary to popular belief, pimples don’t necessarily mean your skin is dirty or unclean in fact, over-cleansing can irritate your skin even more. Read more