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How to treat and care for ingrown hair at home

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How to treat and care for ingrown hair at home

How to Stop Ingrown Hairs & Razor Bumps from Waxing & Shaving | Treatments & Products Today we will be discussing ingrown hair, the medical name is psedofollicultis . They are also known as shaving bumps, or razor bumps. You tend to get ingrown hair where hair tend to be thick, or coarse. Such as the under arm, pulpit region, bear area or legs. Psudofollicultis is due to inflammation of the hair follicle, or the skin around the hair follicle because of ingrown hair. There is no infection, it is the ingrown hair is causing the irritation and inflammation. The...

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How to treat tinea versicolor (sun fungal infection)

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How to treat tinea versicolor (sun fungal infection)

Summer skin tips for treating tinea versicolor (sun fungal infection) Use Ketoconazole shampoo to wash your body and aslo use it 3-5 times/ week for 5-10 minutes as a leave on lotion, then rise. Ketoconzole is an azole anti fungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus. Ketoconazole 2% shampoo is also used to treat a skin condition know as pityriasis (tinea versicolor), a fungal infection that cause a lightening or darkening of the skin of the neck, chest, arms and legs.

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Different Ways to Use Essential Oils

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Different Ways to Use Essential Oils

Essential oils interact with the body through the nose and they are also absorbed through the skin. There is also a benefit in just surrounding yourself with the energetic value of the oil. 1. Bath
Essential oils can be used in a bath both for therapy and pleasure! Be careful not to use an oil that is sensitizing or irritating on the skin. Add the essential oil added directly to the bath, or - better - it can be diluted in a tablespoon of vegetable oil, a teaspoon of honey, or half a cup of milk. The safest oils for everyone to use...

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How to Treat Heat Rash and Summer Acne

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How to Treat Heat Rash and Summer Acne

At home treatment for immediate heat rash relieve: Cold press One of the best ways to relieve heat rash is to cool the skin down. We can apply a cold compress, such as an ice pack or cold cloth, to the area of skin to reduce redness, itching, and swelling Take an antihistamine Taking an over-the-counter (OTC) antihistamine tablet can help to relieve the itching and any swelling of heat rash. Oral antihistamines, such as hydroxyzine and diphenhydramine, can help to relieve itching. Some types can cause drowsiness, so it may be best to use them at night.   Use...

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What is double cleansing, why you should do it religiously.

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What is double cleansing, why you should do it religiously.

So what is double cleansing? Why is it especially good for acne prone skin? Double cleansing is a method of cleansing your face twice: First, with an oil-based cleanser and again with a water-based cleanser. It can help remove stubborn, pore-clogging and acne-causing impurities that can remain on the skin even after washing your face once. The benefit of double cleansing is that the first cleanser will break down any makeup, remove dirt and excess oils from the day and clean your skin. The second cleanser will address your particular skin type or concern and should have ingredients to hydrate, smooth or exfoliate and treat...

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