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How to handle problem skin on holiday

  While your body and mind may love everything that a holiday brings, skin prone to acne or rosacea as well as eczema-prone skin may not react as well. The sudden changes in temperature, diet and routine that usually come with any holiday, can be a nightmare for problem skin. But with careful handling and […]

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Why psoriasis suddenly appears on the face!

Recently reality TV star Kim Kardashian recently announced that she had woken up with ‘morning psoriasis’. This is where psoriasis suddenly, sometimes overnight, appears on the face. Kim has revealed in the past that she has psoriasis elsewhere on her body, namely on her legs and tummy, but she said it had never spread to […]

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Donkey milk is an ancient wonder for eczema

  Donkey milk is the most hypoallergenic milk (1) out of all animal milks and is the one closest to human breast milk in its composition. Donkey milk is high in amino acids (2) and antimicrobial proteins (3), which is why it’s so beneficial to skin conditions such as eczema. Donkey milk has been given […]

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Don’t attack acne, help your skin fight it

  Advice and products about getting rid of acne generally focus around aggressive forms of attacking the acne itself, with little regard for what damage this does to healthy skin. Acne medications such as Roaccutane focus on killing all skin bacteria with the aim to reducing acne. Antibiotics for acne also kill off ski bacteria […]

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Beating acne the Russian way

Ever heard of Parenie for treating acne? If not, then you will soon. It’s the Russian method of detoxifying congested skin using a combination of steam and birch bark and its already arrived in the UK in the form of Banyas (Russian steam rooms). In Russia, Birch Bark is widely used as an effective skin […]

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Beware of ‘winter’ dry vagina

Vaginal dryness effects almost 20% of women aged over 40 rising to over 30% of women over 50 and can be caused by a different factors, namely the menopause as well as post-pregnancy recovery and some medications and cancer therapies. Vaginal dryness happens to many women during the menopause but only half report it, according to […]

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