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Treating Eczema With Jojoba Oil


2Salt-glow-three-scrubsFor people suffering from eczema, jojoba oil can be a true godsend. Jojoba oil is highly effective, and it’s light and easy to apply. It’s also usually rather expensive! Personally I stick to using jojoba oil just on my face. Jojoba oil comes from the jojoba plant’s seeds, which are excellent sources of vitamins B and E, fatty acids, and beneficial trace minerals like zinc, copper, and chromium. All of the nutrients in jojoba oil are highly effective at moisturizing dry skin, speeding up recovery from skin injuries, and improving overall skin health.

Jojoba oil is also a potent anti-inflammatory, which will surely be appreciated by eczema sufferers! (how are psoriasis and eczema different) It has anti-bacterial properties as well. Jojoba oil doesn’t clog pores, making it non-comedogenic. It improves the skin’s ability to retain vital moisture thanks to its ample stock of ceramides. Jojoba oil can be used to minimize the appearance of scars. It’s packed with natural tocopherol compounds which give it its store of vitamin E.

I don’t always feel that jojoba oil is strong enough to completely resolve dryness on its own, but I can admit I’m in the minority here. I may be thrown off by the fact that the oil is absorbed by the skin very rapidly. One factor that might contribute to jojoba oil’s great effectiveness as a skin treatment is that it is chemically very similar to sebum, the natural oily substance our skin secretes to protect itself. This is probably why it absorbs so quickly and leaves behind no greasy residue. Jojoba oil is even prescribed as an effective substitute for individuals who are suffering from reduced sebum production levels. Studies show that the moisturizing effects of jojoba oil can be enhanced and prolonged (for up to 24 hours) by hydrolizing it and combining it with glycerol.

It’s very important to use only jojoba oil that has been cold pressed for skin care. This production process preserves the maximum amount of beneficial nutrients. Jojoba oil is gentle enough for use on infants suffering from skin problems like eczema, nappy rash, and cradle cap. Since it’s produced from seeds, this oil doesn’t aggravate nut allergies. Jojoba oil even makes for a mild natural sunscreen, equivalent to an SPF level of 4.

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Skin Care Solutions For Extremely Sensitive Skin


Fotolia_46118419_Subscription_XXLIt could be so irritating to have sensitive skin because sometimes it feels like there are so many restrictions. The truth is that it is all about discipline and moderation. Anything done extreme is not good for the health in general anyway, so imagine that to your sensitive skin. If you are tired of waking up every morning having to face the mirror with your pimples and blackheads getting in the way of your supposedly clear face, then here are the things that would help you finally go out of your house wearing a fresh one.

  • Diligence With Skin Care– Don’t be lazy about it at all. You must learn how to wash, tone and moisturize twice a day if you have sensitive skin. Some people wonder why they are not achieving a healthy skin when they don’t really even make an effort to keep it clean. There are no excuses, it is a must to do this and don’t skip on the process. This is for the benefit of your own face so do whatever it takes.
  • Sleep– It is not healthy to stay up late anyway. Make sure that you sleep at night because that is the time when your body repairs everything that needs to be repaired from a whole of work. Sleeping on time will address skin issues fast and it is even something way better than any product could give you. Your skin cells will be refreshed and you will notice that your pimples would slowly clear up when you continuously do it every night for the next 6 months. Try this challenge and you will see results. Shut down all your gadgets and sleep. You need it more than update your Facebook status or Twitter because those could wait until the next day.
  • Citrus– Make sure that you don’t go a day without taking vitamin c or eating your citrus. The ingredients from citrus products help kill the bacteria present in your pimples so you won’t have to deal with them any longer. Instead of greasy junk foods, change your snacking habits to eating oranges, ponkan and other fruits that are also rich in Vitamin C.
  • Exercise Regularly– The keyword here is regularly and not just whenever you want it. Be diligent about your workout schedule because that contributes a lot to your skin’s condition. The right blood flow from your body will cascade to the health of your skin, giving you a healthy glow.

These things are simple but most of the time neglected by a lot of people so don’t be one of those. Create a life of discipline and be consistent. It could take a while for your body to get used to having a routine but consistency is key here to achieve the flawless skin that you want. You could also visit your dermatologist regularly for check up to see what else needs to be done to maintain having a clear skin.

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Self-help Treatments For Your Pimples


674564654564564-(4)We all know how annoying pimples can be and how they could lower our self-esteem. It is not healthy that they stay there for so long as well. If you have an upcoming job interview, it is best to have a clear skin so your interview won’t draw attention on your face but rather on your skills and how good you are for the job. Because let’s face it, looks still matter so better to be presentable and neatly looking to get that dream job that you want.

There are many ways to solve it and one of which are self-help treatments. This means you don’t need to go to the doctor, which could be expensive sometimes. All you have to do is follow these guides that would help you treat pimples on your own.

  • Food Intake– Reduce a bit of dairy products in your diet as well as sweets. Studies show from New York University that if your diet compromises a lot of those said products, expect to have pimples as well. So if you want your pimples gone, take it easy on sugar and dairy. We are not saying to completely stop them, but regulate them.
  • Hygiene– No matter what happens, don’t forget to wash your face. Don’t go out of the house without doing it especially don’t dare sleep without doing it. Not washing your face before going to sleep after you have been exposed to dirt and other harmful elements could really increase the amount of pimples on your skin.
  • Never Pop a Pimple– There are many dangers on popping a pimple. It is best to remove them naturally or have a skin doctor do it for you, but don’t dare do it on your own. Others could be cystic and be cancerous in nature so don’t say we didn’t warn you.
  • Touch– As much as possible, try not to touch your face especially when you don’t exactly remember what your hands have last touched. It takes a lot of discipline to do that, not to mention awareness. Because we know that you could sometimes be oblivious in doing it. But at least monitor your hand and when you feel the urge on touching your face, stop it.
  • Wash Your Hands– Make sure that your hands are always clean. Use some hand sanitizers or alcohol to clean it so you are safe from bacteria entering your skin that could cause pimples and dirt.
  • Pull Your Hair Up– Your hair contains elements that could also affect your face in gaining pimples, especially when it is exposed to dirt. Make sure to tie it up that it won’t barge on your facial area.

These things are fairly to be applied in your lives, so you won’t have to deal with pimples. You can definitely handle these things on your own and you don’t need and dermatologist to manage these. Bookmark this page and share it with your friends, so they too could do this to themselves.