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Could hard water be making your eczema worse?

  If you live in an area of hard water, which accounts for 60% of British homes, your daily shower or bath could be making your eczema worse, according to new research. Hard water is known for causing skin to become dry and itchy because it has a higher mineral content – mainly calcium and […]

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Could the sun help eczema?

  New research suggests that contrary to the accepted belief that the sun is problematic for skin prone to eczema, it could actually help with the condition. The reason why the sun’s rays may be a natural eczema cure is that a molecule, nitric oxide, is released into the blood stream when we are exposed […]

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Sea Anenome Venom is new weapon for sensitive skin

    Over 50% of people are classed with having sensitive skin and it’s a growing problem with more people diagnosed every year. Sensitive skin is not just an annoying skin type, it can lead to more serious skin conditions such as eczema, rosacea and skin infections due to the breakdown of the skin barrier […]

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New survey finds ingredients that trigger Rosacea

  A new survey identifies the most common culprits that  trigger rosacea flare ups. The survey of just over 1,000 rosacea patients carried out by the National Rosacea Society identified several types of skin-care products and ingredients that often trigger rosacea flare ups. The biggest offender for women was toners, used to tone skin before […]

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Waste product from paper is new natural SPF

A natural waste product produced during the paper making process could be an effective new natural SPF for skin according to new research. Plant products used to make paper produce a waste substance during the paper-making process is called lignin. It’s lignin that has been found to have highly effective sun protection properties for skin […]

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New SPF that allows vitamin D production in skin

    We all know we should wear sun cream in order to protect our skin from the sun. Yet a growing concern about always wearing SPF creams is that our production of vitamin D is reduced. Until now all high factor sun creams also block the production of vitamin D in the skin. An […]

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Natural cure for acne found in apple tree bark

  The race is on to find an effective but natural cure for acne, which has become the most common skin complaint among adult women, with over 40% experiencing acne at some point. A new study has found that a natural plant flavonoid found in the bark of apple trees could be an effective natural […]

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