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.
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.
It's common knowledge that when wounds heal, they sometimes leave scars, but it's less well known that scars don't always develop properly. Sometimes, the scar tissue keeps growing and eventually becomes larger than the wound that caused it. This abnormal scar tissue is called a keloid, and it's a hard problem for dermatologists to treat. Here are five things you need to know about this problem.
Why does the scar tissue keep growing?
Beauty products can be expensive, but it's worth it to maintain smooth, perfect skin, right? Maybe not. What if you could pick up your beauty products from the grocery store along with your meal ingredients for the week? That could be a lot cheaper, and it can also be surprisingly effective. Take a look at a few hidden skincare secrets that you probably already have in your refrigerator or pantry.