Skin tags are small growths of skin that are commonly found on the neck, eyelids, and armpits, but they can be found on other areas of the body too. In most cases, skin tags are harmless growths, yet most people find them annoying. If you have skin tags on your body and would like to get rid of them, you may want to try some at-home remedies before you decide to visit a dermatologist for help.
10 January 2017
In most cases, a mole is a harmless imperfection on the skin. It can be raised or flat. If you are self-conscious about the mole, you may wish to remove it. However, if money is tight or your medical insurance won't cover the procedure, you may be looking for alternatives to having a dermatologist remove it. Fortunately, there are many home remedies that are inexpensive that may help lighten or remove the mole.
22 June 2016
Dry brushing hasmany benefits, both for your skin and your overall health. Dry brushing involves running a brush with stiff bristles in long, sweeping motions over large sections of your skin, towards your lymph nodes. However, if you have moles, acne, or other skin conditions, you may have to alter your method of dry brushing to protect the sensitive areas of your skin. Below are five tips to follow if you have moles and want to give dry brushing a try.
20 October 2015
You might have been nervous about your laser hair removal appointment, but you got through it with flying colors. It's important to keep in mind that for most people this appointment was just the first in a series that will eventually leave you without any bothersome hair in the area that you're having treated. This means that you need to avoid certain practices that could irritate your skin or make future treatments less effective.
2 October 2015
Pseudomonas folliculitis, also known as hot tub folliculitis, is an infection of the hair follicles. This infection is itchy and may be painful, but fortunately, it can be treated. Here are five things that you need to know about this infection. What causes it? Pseudomonas folliculitis is caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a common type of bacteria. This bacteria is naturally present in soil, water, and on human skin. The bacteria can get inside your hair follicles if you swim in a contaminated pool, hot tub, bathtub, or other water source.
1 October 2015