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  • Aloe Vera Is A Potent Growth Stimulator

    Photo: Jakob Montrasio Summer means more outdoor activities, which can mean more cuts and scrapes. I came across this interesting bit of information about Aloe Vera in a book co-written by a doctor.    “One of the principal qualities of aloe vera is that it is a potent growth stimulator. For example, when used on a cut or a burn, it penetrates below the wound and promotes healing from the inside out. …it helps to speed... Read More
  • Summer Skin Care

    Now that you’ve put away your winter clothes, what should you do to keep your skin looking fresh and healthy in summer? Did you know you can prepare your skin in advance for a holiday in the sun? Jeannette Graf, a dermatologist, says she wears sunscreen on her body every night for 2 or 3 weeks ahead of her vacation so the sunscreen can build up in the outermost layer of the skin, making her skin less likely to burn. A thicker ... Read More
  • Living Free from Acne - Part 1

    Photo: Martin Gommel Acne affects about 17 million people in the United States. This four-part series on one of the most common skin disorders will examine treatment options for mild to severe acne. Most people have had at least a few pimples in their teenage years. But some have to deal with major outbreaks into adulthood, causing long-term emotional and physical scarring. Fortunately, the range of treatments available today means... Read More
  • Tired Skin

    photo: io9.com This is a guest post by Professor Robert L. Gisel.   Why can't our skin remain youthful forever, all the while we age, without having to jump through hoops like lions at a circus? Did we sign up for this? The body's heritage is simple minded survival. If you are not going to live very long because the saber tooth tigers are far too dominating, the body needs to grow up fast, but the body doesn't want to invest overly... Read More

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