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Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Anyone with noticeable scars is surely trying to figure out a way of getting rid of them. You might think this is impossible, however, there are ways of getting your skin smooth and flawless again. Surgery is one of the most common treatment options for extensive and noticeable scars. Laser therapy and other lighter therapies are also a way of minimizing the appearance of scar tissue. But perhaps, the most gentle and most common type of treatment option are scar creams.
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Find the ultimate dry skin treatment in products containing a certain natural ingredient. It is natural for everyone, even people with oily skin, to have bouts of dry skin at different times during the year. However, dry skin isn't always about dry weather, at times it's just about aging skin. Actually, older skin is more prone to this type of skin problem because it is more delicate.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400No one can deny it, puberty is a pain. Pimples, growth spurts and stretch marks can make you more self conscious about yourself. However, the great thing about growing up is that the "in" crowd moves on, your pimples fade and the growth spurts stop, but the one thing that seems attached to you forever are stretch marks.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Keloid scars are some of the most unfortunate to develop due to their unsightliness. They are large, irregular shaped raised scars that grow progressively beyond the bounds of the original wound and rarely subside on their own. Their ugly reddish purple, smooth and shiny appearance makes people desperate to get rid of them. Many people have tried different types of unsuccessful keloid removal treatments and might start to think that a good solution just does not exist. However, you can get rid of keloid scars! The trick is to find the right treatment.
Mon, 15 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Traditionally, scar treatment involves the use of a surgical procedure to replace extensive scars with a single scar that will be left after treatment. But recently, laser therapy has become a popular alternative to surgery. It's easy to understand why this has happened. Laser therapy is much less invasive and requires less down time than surgery.
Sun, 14 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Acne scarring is one of the worst consequences of acne outbreaks. Sometimes scarring can be extensive and quite noticeable, however, there are times when it is so slight that it can fade after a few years. If you suffer from this particular skin condition then you know that no matter the type of scarring, you're going to find some sort of method aimed towards treating it. Some of the most common methods include chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and laser therapy. All of these treatments can be grouped together as skin resurfacing techniques.
Sun, 14 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400When it comes to treating scar tissue, there are several different treatment options. The option you choose will depend on the extent of the scar, your predisposition to certain scars, and the money that you are willing to invest in a scar removal treatment. Depending on the location, most scars can be covered up. Unless of course you have acne scars, then this type of scar cannot be covered by conventional clothing. Therefore, many people search for different treatment options to make their skin smooth and supple again.
Sun, 14 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400What can you do to achieve younger-looking, more vibrant, smoother skin in the privacy of your own home? Microdermabrasion uses micro-crystals to scrape off the dull, dead cells that form the top layer of your skin to reveal new, smoother, brighter cells. At first, the procedure was only available at a doctor's office, at a very steep price. But now similar results are possible with a home microdermabrasion kit, that is actually affordable.
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Throughout human history many cultures have used oils as treatment for improving their skin. Nevertheless, the cosmetic industry began in 1920 to spread the concept that these kinds of treatments were not good for the skin and started to encourage the use of oil in water mixed with detergents as moisturizers.
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Whether minor or more sever, burns are a painful experience that can sometimes go as far as damaging skin, muscle and even bone. When a burn is severe it can become crippling, especially depending on the size and location of the wound. The appropriate first aid response can help heal burns and reduce the amount of damage and subsequent scar development. With extensive or severe burns, a scar treatment program is laid out. This treatment may last for several years so prepare yourself.
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Speaking in general terms oily skin is more prone to acne than other skin types. However, this does not mean that combination and dry skin can consider themselves acne-free skin types. In fact, while combination skin can actually withstand the same treatments for acne that oily skin can, dry skin requires another approach. When acne affects dry skin it appears under the surface of the skin creating itchy and painful nodules. As with any type of skin, you should never try and pick at these acne lesions are it will lead to a widespread infection and inflammation.
Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400With the weather changing and the air becoming drier, your skin is going to start being affected. Windy weather affects the very important lipid barrier of skin that keeps moisture. The first instinct of people is to slop moisturizing lotions on their skin every morning after their shower in order to keep their skin strong. With the discovery of a new biological skin care ingredient, you can now throw away all the creams in your bathroom cabinet and keep your skin moisturized biologically.
Wed, 10 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400In the past decade a technique known as skin resurfacing has quickly become a popular way of treating the signs of aging and sun damage. It has even proven helpful by helping some people rid acne scars from their face. There are several different options that you can choose from. To make the right choice, you'll need to know what they entail.
Wed, 10 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400A scar will quickly emerge when the skin is broken by a cut or damaged by a burn. Since the body's objective is to close the wound as soon as possible, it lays down a network of collagen. Collagen does not contain pores or blood vessels. The size of the scar will depend on the severity and extent of the wound it is trying to close. Minor damage may not even result in a scar. However, more extensive damage can lead to crippling scar tissue.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400The two most common ways of getting a burn scar is by being exposed to heat or electricity. However, the extent of the injury will usually be determined by the severity of the fire or power source. The problem with burns does not end once the wound has healed. Burn scars can be a very problematic result of a burn especially when some of them develop into scars that are constrictive, itchy and even painful.
Mon, 08 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Our skin is programmed to heal itself quickly in order to stop loss of blood and infection. When you get a cut or other injury, the body produces a substance made with collagen to protect the area of injury and seal any openings. In ideal skin healing, the damaged area is slowly mended and the remaining collagen fibers are removed or blended into nearby skin.
Sun, 07 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Did you know that stretch marks are not an inevitable consequence of pregnancy or weight gain? Or that they are easy to treat and prevent? A recent study by the National Medical Board suggests the surprising fact that the most common cause of stretch marks is dry skin -- a problem that is easily treatable by the right stretch marks treatment cream!
Sun, 07 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400No one likes to get older. However, certain skin care procedures keep your skin looking young. Skin rejuvenation can reduce the effects of premature aging and make your skin look more youthful. There are many skin rejuvenation methods that help the skin look younger and feel more refreshed. Facial skin rejuvenation is meant to treat age spots, wrinkles, conspicuous blood vessels, and discolorations. But some methods are far more effective than others. Let per centu2019s look at the available options and evaluate which give you the best results.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400One of the most amazing experiences of being a woman is giving birth. But you have to wonder what's so beautiful about have morning sickness, being bloated and having stretch marks! Now, there's no doubt that the bloating will pass or that the morning sickness will only last a few days, but the stretch marks? Now that's an entirely different story. Pregnancy stretch marks aren't easy to get rid of, as a matter of fact, they're quite impossible to remove!
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Melasma is a common skin condition that can affect both men and women. It is characterized by large, dark patches of skin over certain parts of the face. This skin discoloration, or hyperpigmentation, is generally seen across the forehead, cheeks and nose. It is most often seen in people with darker or olive toned skin, but can affect anyone. There are two different factors that can cause melasma: hormonal fluctuations and excessive sun exposure. These marks are usually seen in pregnant women due to the hormonal changes.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Hypertrophic scars and keloids can be considerable in size. However, with time, patience and the right treatment they can be treated. Scars are a normal part of the healing process. The smaller lesions usually heal without leaving any visible signs. However, the larger injuries are the ones that will most certainly culminate in the formation of scar tissue.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400For the majority of women, stretch marks are an undesired consequence of pregnancy. There are a lucky few that don't develop these striae; however, the majority will develop them around their abdomen, upper arms, and breasts. Stretch marks form when the skin is stretched so rapidly that it doesn't have time to adapt. This over-stretching is caused by hormonal changes or weight fluctuations - as is the case with pregnancy. Unfortunately, it is known that stretch marks have a strong genetic component, so if your mother had stretch marks, you may also suffer from the same problem.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400The removal of stretch marks is a tricky thing. Most experts agree that the best form of treatment is prevention. However, there are other alternatives which deal with skin that has already been affected by this type of scarring like laser surgery and cover up products. This article compares the different treatments available for dealing with stretch marks.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Stretch marks will affect the consistency of a tattoo. Subsequently it is important to either remove those that are already in existence around the body part of the planned tattoo, and to work at creating the conditions that prevent their future formation. If you are thinking about getting a tattoo, but worried about the effect stretch marks may have on it, there is some important information to consider.
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400There are several types of scars, and several treatment options you can choose from. For the most part, scars can be treated without too much trouble, although keloid scars are quite possibly the most difficult lesions to get rid of because they usually recur. Keloids are abnormal tissue that extends beyond the area of the initial wound. It is common for this type of scar to keep growing so you should treat it as soon as possible.