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SLS is a known irritant to human skin. But if it’s only in contact with your skin for a short time, it’s probably OK. from www.shutterstock.com

What is sodium lauryl sulfate and is it safe to use?

If you looked at the ingredient list on your body wash, shampoo, toothpaste and cleaning products, you'd probably find most contain sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS). It is a known irritant to human skin.
The itchiness of hives or urticaria can severely affect people’s quality of life, particularly if symptoms last or antihistamines don’t work. from www.shutterstock.com

What are hives, the common skin condition that gives you itchy, red bumps?

Hives are incredibly common and most people find antihistamines help relieve this itchy skin rash. But for some, hives persist, so they have to try other treatments.
Pores are self-cleaning, so you don’t need to rip out or scrub off their contents. from www.shutterstock.com

Health Check: do we have to clean out our pores?

Many of us would have seen, if not tried, various products claiming to clean the dirt out of our pores. But do we need to?
Many people cover their face with makeup every day, potentially causing irritation. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Health Check: is makeup bad for your skin?

Many of us cover our faces with foundation and other beauty products every day. Here's what we know about whether they are doing us damage.
The study looked at helping redheads to tan and protect them from the sun. But the redheads were mice, not humans. from www.shutterstock.com

Research Check: can a new drug really protect redheads from cancer?

A US study into whether a new drug can give us a tan without going into the sun generated headlines around the world. Here's what the study really says.

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