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How to Get Rid of and Treat Scars

How to Get Rid of and Treat Scars

Isn鈥檛 our skin truly amazing?  Although it鈥檚 literally paper thin, it serves a leading role in offering protection, regulation and sensation for the body. And as soon as there is any kind of break in the skin, our bodies detect that opening as a potential gateway for danger (i.e. bacteria and infection) so all it wants to do is close the gap and seal it up ASAP. But, because our body is so efficient and simply wants to 鈥渟eal the deal鈥 as quickly as possible, it doesn鈥檛 seem to care m
How To Get Rid of Stretch Marks

How To Get Rid of Stretch Marks

Chances are, if you survey 10 women who have been pregnant whether they are familiar with stretch marks, you鈥檒l get close to 100% affirmative response. While those 鈥渂attle scars鈥 of motherhood are more commonly associated with pregnancy, they actually show up in several other scenarios as well.  Sometimes they appear upon a significant weight gain or loss, or a rapid bulking up of muscle, and even from a growth spurt during puberty. Hormone levels and genetics may also play their par
How To Treat Sunburn

How To Treat Sunburn

Winter is finally a thing of the past, and after these challenging few months in various stages of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are all more than ready to get out and about and soak up those warming rays. We鈥檝e all heard plenty about the potential harm from the sun鈥檚 UVA and UVB rays, and have had more than our fair share of education about the need to protect our skin with good quality, broad spectrum sunscreen products. And somehow, despite the awareness and education
The Importance of Proper Hand Washing

The Importance of Proper Hand Washing

You鈥檝e heard these words since you were old enough to wash our own hands, right? If you鈥檙e a parent, you may find yourself sounding like a broken record, repeating those same words to your own kids鈥攁ll day, every day. If you work in the medical field, or you know someone who is, then you already know that frequent and proper hand washing is probably the single most powerful way to avoid spread of germs and disease. And now, during this COVID-19 crisis pandemic, it鈥檚 literally back to basi
Self-Care During the COVID-19 Crisis

Self-Care During the COVID-19 Crisis

Living through a pandemic in today鈥檚 world is undoubtedly one of the more stressful experiences that many of us have dealt with thus far in our lifetime. These are truly unprecedented times, with so much uncertainty from day to day, and an overwhelming amount of information available at our fingertips鈥攁nd quite a lot of that information is inaccurate, vague or unsubstantiated.  You may still be gainfully employed鈥攖rying desperately to work a full time job from home while juggli