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A caterpillar rash almost ruined my skin

  Bruno Cardoso, 31, from London experienced a severe and painful skin reaction from a Caterpillar crawling on his skin while on holiday in Spain and nothing would calm it down until he tried Bug Balm. Bruno says;“I have never really suffered much from any allergies but after giving up smoking four years ago I […]

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Conceal Dry irritated and itchy eyes with new Dry Eye Concealer

  Concealing while not further inflaming dry and irritated skin around the eyes is a problem, but a solution is now at hand in the form of new Dry Eye Concealer Eczema, dermatitis and irritation around the eyes is very common and is often triggered by contact allergies from cosmetics, contact lens solution,  chlorine in […]

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Muscat grapes can reduce rosacea

The black grapes used traditionally to make Muscat wine have been found in new research to help reduce the redness and spots associated with acne rosacea. A topical cream for the face made with a 2% extract of Muscat grapes was found not only to decrease redness of the skin due to the strong antioxidant […]

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Scientist invents first tattoo removal cream

How to remove a tattoo is a big problem with few easy solutions, until now. A scientist from Halifax University is convinced he has developed a topical cream that removes tattoos without any pain and without leaving any scarring. Current tattoo removal results in both as lasers are used to literally burn the tattoo out. […]

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Liquorice Extract helps protect skin from UV damage

Liquorice extract (glycyrrhizic acid GA) has been found in a new study to help protect the skin again UV damage by triggering the production of protective molecules in the skin that protect it from the sun. The new study, carried out at Bierersdorf AG, Hamberg in Germany and published in the February edition of the journal […]

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Bee propolis prevents hair loss

A new study has found that bee propolis can help prevent or reverse hair loss. The research, published in the December 2014 edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, found that topical application of bee propolis reversed the balding effect, Bee propolis is a natural resin substance made by bees to patch up […]

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Escape the curse of dry winter skin

Dry winter skin is a common problem during colder weather. Dry, flaky and  eczema prone skin gets worse in winter due to lower humidity outside and moisture-draining central heating inside. However there are several surprisingly simple do’s and dont’s to help minimise skin moisture loss during the harsh winter months and banish dry winter skin. […]

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Red wine extract helps treat acne

An extract taken from red wine and red grapes called resveratrol has been found in new research to inhibit the growth of acne. The research, carried out at the University of California and published in the October on-line edition of the journal Dermatology and Therapy, combined resveratrol with benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl peroxide is a common […]

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