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The snowflakes and the snowball fight, the holidays and Hallmark cards on a white Christmas. There are many things we love about winter. Some of us even love the natural glow on our faces this time of the year that makes you feel a tad bit more attractive. However, an extreme winter can cause more than just a rosy glow on the cheeks and leave you with a dry and flaky skin…

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Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause drastic changes to your complexion. If you had previously been blessed with clear skin prior to your pregnancy, pimples, acne and other skin rashes might seem unpleasant though some women with acne have reported that their skin have cleared up during pregnancy. Here are some tips to consider to make sure your skin is taken care of during your pregnancy. Do reach out to your primary care physician if your skin conditions worsens…

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Acne is a skin condition that is also commonly known as pimples or zits. It may be in the form of whiteheads, blackheads or even red and inflamed patches. Usually, they surface when the pores on our skin get clogged. Our hair follicles usually also release oil that helps in removing the old and dead skin cells as a continual process. The oil or sebaceous glands are attached to the hair follicles on the skin and secrete sebum. At times however this gland can get clogged or secrete excess oils which leads to accumulation of dirt and even bacteria. Though commonly seen in teenagers during adolescent, acne is not uncommon in adults.CausesSome of the most probable cause of acne in adults include high levels of androgens or male hormones, stress and depression like symptoms, cosmetics, allergic reactions or an infection or increase is exposure to resistant bacteria that…

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We all have drool over the perfect bodies and dazzling skin we see among the celebrities. While a lot of that dazzle has to do with make-up and photography skills, it’ s every woman’s dream to have a clear, fresh, young and smooth skin. Interestingly, the fact is that this is not an impossible dream and with little bit of perseverance and self-discipline, is quite achievable naturally without spending piles of dollars. Here are a few quick tips…

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Laser hair removal is becoming a popular choice for getting rid of those unwanted body hair. In this procedure, an intense beam of pulsating light is used targeting the hair follicles. This laser light damages the follicle, thus inhibiting further hair growth.FDA classifies this, as an approved method for reducing hair growth upto 90% while it still does not guarantee complete inhibition of hair re-growth. Often, repeated treatments are required to get ideal results and different people respond differently to this treatment. The results vary considerable among people, but in general, this method is considered to be most useful for people with lighter skin and darker hair since the laser light targets the pigment melanin of the hair.Common treatment areas include facial hair like chin and upper lips, bikini line, arms, legs, stomach, back etc. it can typically be used to target any part of the body…

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