How to get rid of ingrown hairs – Feb 16 Newsletter

Ingrown Hairs
A common problem for women and men alike is how to get rid of ingrown hairs. For some people this is only a slight inconvenience, while for others it can be a major headache. Ingrown hairs are not only unsightly, but they can cause inflammation, itching and can also get infected. Often an ingrown hair will go away by itself, however if it gets infected or go deep into the skin, you may need a doctor's advice. The doctor can remove it with a sterile needle or scalpel.  In some cases, the i...

How to get rid of spider veins & varicose veins

How to get rid of spider veins
Spider veins and varicose veins affect about 50% of adults. They tend to develop more in women than men. In most cases they cause no symptoms other than their unsightly appearance. However, most of us like to go to swimming from time to time or wear skirts and short pants, so it is important to know how to get rid of spider veins and varicose veins.   What are spider veins? Spider veins are thin red, blue or purple veins are are very close to the surface of the skin. They tend to look ...

Managing pimples in the summer – Jan 16 Newsletter

Acne Treatments
Managing pimples in the summer Acne breakouts are common during the summer months. High temperatures increase oil production and perspiration and cause bacteria and pollutants to get trapped in the follicles, resulting in inflammation and pimples. Tips to keep your skin acne free during the summer: Increase the intake of water When the skin is dehydrated the body tries to compensate by producing more oil. Harsh sun conditions and increased perspiration make us loose the moisture in the ski...