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It is estimated that nearly 25% of individuals experience an allergic reaction or skin reaction each year due to a beauty product.  It is important that when you first notice a sensitivity or an allergic reaction, that you discontinue the use of the product immediately.  Reactions run the spectrum from mild to severe.  Symptoms can include a burning of the skin or eyes, contact dermatitis, itching, redness and blisters. Why Do Allergic Reactions Come On…

Keratosis Pilaris is a relatively common skin affliction that typically runs in families.  The condition is often worse in winter and dryer months and better in summer more humid months.  It is a harmless condition where the keratin forms pumps in hair follicles.  It commonly occurs on the upper arms and thighs; however, it can be present anywhere on the body including the face, back, lower legs, and buttocks. What Causes Keratosis Pilaris? The buildup…

Winter and dry conditions can make hands and feet rough and callused.  Fortunately, there are a variety of treatments that can help make your hands and feet soft and callus-free again.  Calluses often form because of improperly fitted shoes and poor weight distribution.  In some cases, orthotics and properly fit shoes can help diminish calluses on feet. What Is The Best Way To Cleanse Hands? Cleansing with harsh soaps can cause hands to become callused…

Warts are annoying and unsightly condition, that people struggle with at some point over the course of their lives.  There are many types of warts and they can appear nearly anywhere on the body, at any time. What Causes Warts? Warts are typically caused when the HPV family of viruses comes into contact with outer layers of skin that have a small scratch or wound.  Once the virus gains entry into the skin, cells multiply…