Are All Cold Sores Herpes?

Are All Cold Sores Herpes? Learn More About Herpes Simplex

Cold sores are pesky bumps that show up around the mouth area — typically on the lip or just under the nose. They stay for longer than a week, are highly contagious and can sometimes be quite painful. But are cold sores herpes? Cold sores ARE caused by herpes — but not in the form we most associate with the word. There are two types of the...

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What is Epilepsy?

What is Epilepsy? Learn More About Seizures & Treatment for Epilepsy

According to the Mayo Clinic, about 2 in 100 people in the United States will experience an unprovoked seizure once in life. Additionally, 65 million people are affected by epilepsy worldwide, the Epilepsy Foundation reports. Epilepsy is a neurological condition that is characterized by recurring seizures. Seizures occur because of abnormal...

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Get Rid of Razor Burn on Legs

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Posted on April 19th, 2013 in Nutrition and Health, Razor Burn, Seasonal, Uncategorized | No comments

Get Rid of Razor Burn - How to Stop Razor Burn

Alright ladies, we’ve all been there before… Razor burn can be the worst, especially during the spring and summer months, but it’s hard to avoid! Here are some of the best tips we’ve found on how to get rid of razor burn — or better yet, how to avoid it in the first place. How to Avoid Razor Burn Okay, you’re about to...

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Lemon Juice for Acne Scars

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Posted on April 17th, 2013 in Acne, Natural Remedies, Nutrition and Health | No comments

Lemon Juice for Acne Scars

It’s always a relief to leave an acne breakout behind, but sometimes those breakouts leave scarring. Acne scarring is something that many people have to deal with, and to prevent it, avoid picking at blemishes. This can open the skin up to bacteria and infection, and creates healing difficulty. Fortunately, there are ways to remove acne scars...

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Eczema Home Remedies

Eczema Home Remedies - Treat Eczema at Home

Millions of people across the U.S. struggle with eczema and the problems and discomfort it often creates. In fact, it’s said to affect about 10 percent of the population. It reddens skin, causes inflammation and makes it crack and itch, and can be a real pain! There are many remedies you can buy that can help relieve eczema conditions, but...

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Exercise and Skin Care

Skin and Exercise - Spring Fitness Ideas

Exercise and skin care have long been known to be linked: the more you keep your heart pumping and your body moving, the better your skin will look and feel. Now that spring is upon us, people are getting back outside, exercising and helping their skin feel good again. The winter months without sunshine can be hard on skin, but now that it’s...

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Canker Sore vs. Cold Sore

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Posted on April 2nd, 2013 in Cold Sores, General News, Nutrition and Health | No comments

Are they the same thing? No! We’ve outline the difference between cold sores and canker sores. What is a Cold Sore? A cold sore is the result of the herpes simplex virus. While it’s possibly for cold sores to appear anywhere on your skin, they are usually found around the mouth area. Cold sores generally don’t last more than 1-2 weeks, but...

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Benefits of Tea Tree Oil for Skin

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Posted on March 29th, 2013 in Natural Remedies, Nutrition and Health, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Tea Tree Oil on Skin

Benefits of Tea Tree Oil for Skin We’ve known for years that Tea Tree Oil is beneficial for a number of skin problems, but what are the specifics of tea tree oil and skin? History of Tea Tree Oil Tea tree oil comes from the Tea Tree, a tree native to Australia that typically grows in swampy areas. Australians mashed the leaves and used them for...

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Tomato Facial Mask DIY

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Posted on March 27th, 2013 in Fun, Natural Remedies | No comments

DIY Tomato Face Mask

Homemade Tomato Face Mask for Oily, Acne-Prone Skin When you close your eyes and think of the ultimate spa treatment, you might imagine warmth, calming essential oils and soothing citrus smells. As effective and luxurious as traditional treatments may be, any artificial fragrances or ingredients may leave your skin feeling less than perfect....

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Recipes for Healthy Skin

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Posted on March 21st, 2013 in Nutrition and Health, Recipe, Uncategorized | No comments

Recipes for Healthy Skin

Healthy Recipes for Good Skin We’ve all heard it before: you are what you eat. Well listen closely, because there is something to that old saying after all! Certain foods (and the healthy recipes that include them) contain vitamins and nutrients that are proven to boost overall skin health and appearance, including: Antioxidants like Vitamin C...

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