Low humidity and windy environments accelerate water loss through the skin.
Our skin is a water-containing barrier that protects us from our environment.
Trying to pop pimples can actually make your skin worse.
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Squeezing and trying to pop pimples is definitely not the best solution and can actually make your skin worse.
If you or someone in your family has suffered with severe eczema, you’ve probably tried all sorts of remedies to alleviate the itching.
People with eczema essentially have sensitive skin that is easily irritated.
Creams and lotions can’t prevent stretch marks but may help them fade.
Most women get them. Some men get them. Few people welcome them. Stretch marks, or stria distensae, are scars that appear when the skin is stretched beyond its elastic limit.
Almost 60% of Australian women are predisposed to female pattern hair loss.
Balding in men is so common it doesn’t raise an eyebrow. But when a woman starts to lose hair, it can be extremely distressing. Will she end up bald, too?
Men generally have more grey hairs than women.
Most of us find our first "greys" by the time we turn 30, usually at the temples, then later, across the scalp.
Adult acne is very common and usually affects women women in their 20s, 30s and 40s.
You may have battled blemishes in your teens, or made it through puberty and early adulthood with relatively clear skin, but it always feels particularly unlucky contending with zits in adulthood. Adult…
Mad Men actor Jon Hamm claims to be diagnosed with the skin condition vitiligo – but what is it, exactly?
Vitiligo, a human skin condition that turns patches of skin and hair white, it is not a disease we hear much about, although it affects approximately 1% of the population. Most famously, Michael Jackson…