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Understanding how hormones promote acne in women

26 April, 2018

Understanding how hormonal cascades in your body work to promote acne can be confusing. This doesn’t mean you can’t and shouldn’t understand it though; quite the contrary. In fact, if you understand the chain of events that leads to acne, you can interrupt it. Not all acne is related to hormones, but a lot of […]

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Why do I have broken blood vessels on my face?

26 April, 2018

Broken blood vessels on our faces aren’t actually broken – in fact, they are far from it. Any red blood vessel you can see under the skin that is red or purple is still alive and well, but possibly enlarged and close to the skin. The web of veins that you may be able to […]

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Managing eczema during pregnancy

25 April, 2018

Eczema can cause itching, dry skin and redness, which may normally be resolved using medications that are not permitted during pregnancy, conception or breastfeeding. So what to do? Eczema can flare up during pregnancy, which happens in about half of cases, or even appear for the first time. In about a quarter of women, however, […]

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How to use Vaseline or paw paw ointment for dryness and cuts

25 April, 2018

Vaseline used to be in every family’s bathroom cupboard, and was used for everything from cuts and scrapes to dry skin. The reason Vaseline works so well and was so popular, is because it creates a barrier between the outside world and the skin, trapping moisture in, and keeping germs and dirt out. This can […]

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