Microdermabrasion for Hypigmentation
One way to treat hyperpigmentation is the shedding of the top layers of the skin's surface. Usually it is done through microdermabrasion. It uses alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) and/or beta hydroxy acids (BHA). This approach removes the cells that have been darkened, revealing new, unblemished skin beneath. The results will be different for everyone. And there are other factors such as the age, cause and depth of the hyperpigmented cells that will influence the results.
Saturday, 07. December 2013
Ways To Make Freckles Less Obvious
During the last weekend, I conducted a class on how to bake a cake and had a chat with one of the girls. She explained how she struggled with freckles and was looking for some solutions. You see, I'm not spared from freckles myself. You can see some on my face. I have many products to get rid of them. You've probably been plagued by freckles yourself, maybe even from childhood.
If you think about it, it is not that horrible. The guy I'm dating actually thinks it makes me cute.
But you know what, if you can make them less visible, why wouldn't you right? I have a few suggestions that you can try to restore your skin tone.
The first step is to use skin lightening creams. This is a useful tool to combat hyperpigmentation problems. You should try Acure Organics Brightening Facial Sea Scrub. I've been using it for a while. It will clean your skin and get rid of dead skin cells. That is one way to revive dull looking skin. Use it daily if you want to see positive results that last.
You may find your brown spots hard to fade. If that is the case, I say give Reviva Labs Night/Day Lightener and Brown Spot Cream a try. I believe it is good deal since you are getting two nutrient-rich creams in one package.
The fastest way to make your freckles disappear is to hide it with mineral makeup. You can also use the regular foundation, but I just like the mineral makeup better. If you ask me which one you should get, I will say Honeybee Gardens Pressed Mineral Powder. What's my reason? I have sensitive skin and it suits me fine. It is free from talc and parabens.
Once you have treated and covered your freckles, you need to protect them from the sun. If you're out in the sun too much, your freckles will become more noticeable. If you have to spend time in the sun either gardening, golfing or at the swimming pool, put on a hat that will sufficiently shade your face. Sunglasses will big rims will help too.
Don't forget to apply sunblock lotion. Don't think that sun spots are just superficial skin defects. They may be a sign of a deeper skin damage such as skin cancer.
If you're going to buy sunscreen, get one that is broad spectrum. Depending on what you wear, certain parts of your skin will be more exposed to the sun. Ensure you put sunblock on those areas. Most probably places is your face, hands, arms, and neck. You don't want to neglect your shoulders too. If you want my recommendation for sunblock, then go for Devita Solar Protective Moisturizer SPF 30. I find it to be more forgiving than other sunblocks when used on my makeup as it is light and non-greasy.
Saturday, 02. November 2013
What Natural Treatments Are Used For Oral Herpes?
Cold sores are a common infection of the mouth which causes pain and discomfort. One of the viruses that can cause cold sores is HSV-1. You can never get rid of the virus from your body. Having been stricken with ailments or stress is one of the key factors that can activate the episode of cold sores.
If you prefer natural cures for oral herpes, then try lysine which is believed to reduce the time you have these painful blisters. Your food and supplements are the only way your body can receive lysine as it cannot be synthesized by the body. Lysine stops the cold sore virus from replicating. The ratio of lysine to arginine determines the absorption of lysine. To increase the absorption of lysine, you must eat too much arginine rich food.
According to recent research, indole-3-carbinol had the ability to inhibit the herpes simplex virus. This natural compound can be found at relatively high levels in cruciferous vegetables.
Without any treatment, herpes labialis should disappear within 2 weeks. It is not going to be comfortable during these uncomfortable times. Here are simple tips on how to treat oral herpes. Apply some lip balm with sun protection for comfort. Protect the cold sore area with petroleum jelly to speed up the healing process.
For quick cold sold cure, try creams that have aloe vera or propolis. Scabs can be form quickly as the antiviral agents work their ways towards healing.
The best cold sore cure is not medication. Zovirax is the most popular drug for fever blisters. You will see quick healing and fast relief. However, you can't run away from another outbreak.
You can prevent herpes simplex virus 1 by keeping your immune system strong. So, keep your immune system as healthy as possible. Herbs such as echinacea and goldenseal can improve your immune system.
As far as possible, I try not to use medication. Don't undermine the effectiveness of topical solutions in treating oral herpes. Topical solutions can reduce the number of occurrence of fever blisters and shorten the time that you have them.
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