Beauty and Skin Care

  1. Hives - Causes and Risk Factors

    Hives - Causes and Risk Factors

    Hives (or urticaria) is a common dermatological clinical manifestation. Although it starts with a red, patchy and itchy area of skin, it develops into a raised mounted area with well-defined borders. Hives can be caused by a variety of causes. The most found clinical forms of hives are caused due to allergies (to a food item or a drug). 

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  2. Is Popping Pimples Bad for Your Skin?

    Is Popping Pimples Bad for Your Skin?

    I am sure everyone has had this thought in their heads at least one time. ‘Should I pop it?’ Pimples are certainly a menacing problem of today’s youth. They grow at weird areas and look certainly horrible. Although, these might make you look a bit ugly, do not pop them.

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  3. Home Remedies to Treat Hives

    Home Remedies to Treat Hives

    Hives is a very itchy skin condition which involves the leakage of blood capillaries supplying blood to the uppermost layer of the skin (dermis). This leakage causes a special inflammatory response. The entire process of inflammation is mediated by a special chemical called Histamine. This eventually leads to the accumulation of tissue fluid under the skin with a reddish flare and a nasty itch.

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  4. The Tale of Vitiligo

    The Tale of Vitiligo

    Vitiligo is the condition in which growing patches of skin lose their pigmentation. It has the power to affect people of any age, gender, or ethnic group. These patches are formed due to the death of the melanocytes of skin. These are the sole cells responsible for producing melanin, which gives skin its color and protects it from the sun's UV rays.

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  5. Eczema and Causes of Eczema

    Eczema and Causes of Eczema

    Have you been noticing a nasty red rash on your arm lately? Is it itchy? If yes, then read on and find out if you have clinical symptoms of eczema. Eczema is a typical skin disease which is characterized by an inflammatory rash. It can be acute as well as chronic. Although eczema is more common on the limbs, it can occur on any part of the body.

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  6. Ever Wondered Why are Acne Caused?

    Ever Wondered Why are Acne Caused?

    I am sure everyone in today’s day and age has woken up terrified to spot acne on their face. Acne is a common lifestyle problem faced by almost all people on earth. It might occur as a simple pimple, or get collected to form a blackhead or a white head, or might transcend into a more infectious pustule or papule. 

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  7. Understanding the causes and symptoms of Ichthyosis

    Understanding the causes and symptoms of Ichthyosis

    Ichthyosis is a genetic disorder (it passes down from one generation to another at the time of conception of an individual). It is one of the gravest conditions caused in recent times. More than 16,000 babies around the world have been diagnosed by this condition at birth.

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  8. Get Stronger Hair Roots Instantly

    Get Stronger Hair Roots Instantly

    Hair is one of the most eye-appealing features of a human body. None the less it goes through a regular exposure of dust, chemicals, perspired sweat and other substances. Hair quality and growth depends on how you maintain the nourishment and growth of the hair. Even though you might be taking the utmost care, it is highly possible that your hair undergoes routine wear and tear.


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  9. Home remedies to treat Chicken Skin

    Home remedies to treat Chicken Skin

    Chicken skin is a common cosmetic condition which is harmless in nature. It is usually observed in the form of small little bumps on the areas consisting of thick skin. Although, this is the common spread pattern, these bumps can practically occur anywhere on the body. Most people report this during the winter months. During the summer, the bumps seem to heal up on their own.

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  10. The Relation Between Eczema and Gluten

    The Relation Between Eczema and Gluten

    Eczema (commonly known as atopic dermatitis) affects around 15% of individuals all over the world. The usual treatment involves the use of corticosteroids which help in reducing the inflammation caused due to eczema. Eczema is usually caused due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Eczema is usually considered as an autoimmune condition (the condition in which one’s immune system attacks itself).

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