Have Brown Skin? 3 Tips For Minimizing Hyperpigmentation From Hair Removal Methods

For many people with deeper skin tones, removing hair on the face and body can bring additional concerns. Since many types of hair removal can cause skin irritation, you may be left with hyperpigmented skin, making it look like the hair is still there. Before your next hair removal session, consider ways to successfully remove unwanted hair while minimizing hyperpigmentation. Choose The Right Method Shaving and waxing hair are more likely to cause irritation or damage to the skin.

The Facts About Botulism Toxin Facial Treatments

Considerable confusion surrounds the subject of botulism-related facial treatments, and many prospective patients are concerned about the safety of these medications. However, botulism-based treatments are very safe when performed by qualified professionals, and while the treatment does involve the use of toxins, live bacteria are not part of the treatment process. The Bacteria Responsible for Botulism Botulism is an illness caused by one of three different bacteria: Clostridium botulinum, Clostridium butyricum and Clostridium baratii.

Natural Skin Care Treatments For Tinea Versicolor

If you have itchy reddish or tan patches on your skin lighter than the surrounding skin, it could be tinea veriscolor. Tinea veriscolor is a fungal condition caused by a fungus already present, but it gets aggravated in certain conditions like heat. Patches commonly form on the upper arms, chest, back, underarms, and neck. Here are some natural skin care treatments for tinea veriscolor. Aloe Vera The aloe vera plant, called the "

Recovering From Laser Hair Removal? Follow These Dos And Don'ts

After a laser hair removal treatment, your skin will be a little red and sore for a day or two. Many patients compare this feeling to that of a sunburn. In order to ensure this soreness subsides as quickly as possible (and you don't make it worse), make sure you adhere to these dos and don'ts during recovery. Do: Wear sunscreen -- even if you'll only be outside for a few minutes.

Acne 101: The Differences Between Blackheads And Dirty Pores

Getting acne as a teen, you are not entirely prepared for the different types of acne that you get. In fact, not everyone gets every type of acne, nor does everyone get as much or as little acne as their peers. Even though this topic is probably covered in most health and wellness classes, what your health teacher probably does not teach you is how to recognize the differences between blackhead acne and just dirty pores.