What Does It Mean When Your Skin Starts to Peel?

Peeling skin usually doesn’t hurt, but it can be very noticeable. Seeing your skin peel in large sheets, as it sometimes does, may alarm you, particularly if you don’t know what is causing it. Peeling is the natural maintenance mechanism that the skin uses to get rid of dead skin cells. With healthy skin, this process happens gradually so that the shedding of skin cells is not easily seen. If skin is damaged, however, peeling may be more widespread and readily apparent. Significance When the skin peels excessively, it can sometimes expose new layers of skin prematurely. This can lead […]

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Antibacterial soaps may do more harm than good

Antibacterial soaps and gels are useless and may cause harm, 200 scientists and medics have warned. The consensus statement, published in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives also cautions against the use of antimicrobial agents in food storage containers, exercise mats and paints. Environmental health professors said “plain soap and water” was the best way to protect against illness. But they also said antibacterial products – some of which have been banned in the United States, and are being phased out here – could cause harm to some consumers, especially pregnant women and those breastfeeding. Environmental health professor at the […]

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7 Amazing Home Remedies for Indigestion

Baking Soda The cause of indigestion can be the presence of excess acid levels. Certain foods like beans, cabbage, milk products and onions among others result in indigestion. Baking soda has sodium bicarbonate that acts as an antacid helping to neutralise stomach acid. Sodium bicarbonates react with the excess formation of hydrochloric acid to break down the effect of the acid in your stomach. It also detoxifies the digestive system relieving you from heartburn and indigestion. You can take baking soda with water or with honey and even lemon, whichever suits you best. 2. Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar is one of the most effective cures […]

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Why Oils Are Good For Your Skin

Whenever I tell people I oil cleanse, I get funny looks. “How do you use oil to clean your face?” they ask. When they finally realize I am serious, I get a lot of questions. Oil cleansing is simply using oil to cleanse your skin. Your skin/face already produces essential oils to keep the skin hydrated and soft. When you use harsh scrubs and washes on your face and strip the oils, your skin panics and goes into overdrive and produces more oil than is needed. Oil cleansing works on the principle of oil diffusion. Simply, oil dissolves oil. Depending […]

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