What Freckles Can Say about Your Personality? Are Freckles a Sign of Beauty?

Many people go to great lengths to prevent the formation of freckles. However, as the age-old maxim states, “beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder,” not everyone hates freckles. Not everyone on God´s green earth has the same views about the “accepted” beauty standards. In fact, many believe that freckles serve as one of …

What are Freckles? Are Freckles Dangerous?

What are freckles?   Freckles can be described as a sprinkling of the pigment protein, melanin, which appears on the skin when the sun´s UV rays come into contact with the skin. The skin produces melanin to protect itself from the sun´s harmful ultraviolet rays. It does so by reflecting or absorbing the UV rays. …

7 Myths About Tea Tree Oil

It is rather unfortunate that, despite our access to numerous data and detailed information, tea tree oil still has its fair share of myths surrounding it. Today, we will attempt to list some of the more common and recent myths associated with tea tree oil. Without further ado, here are 5 myths about tea tree …

Help! Skin Tag on Eyelid!

In layman´s terms, skin tags are painless, small-sized, flesh-colored growths that hang off the skin and they can occur all over the body. Although skin tags are harmless, they can be quite unsightly and a nuisance when they grow in sensitive areas such as armpits, eyelids, and groin. There are some treatment methods for each …

Early Signs of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells and is the most common type of cancer around the world. While skin cancer usually forms on sections of the skin exposed to direct sunlight, it can also grow on other parts of the body that don’t often see the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. It’s essential …

What Causes Freckles?

In a nutshell, freckles are simply a sprinkling of the pigment protein, melanin, which appears on the skin when the skin is exposed to UV rays. Melanin is basically a chemical made by skin cells called “melanocytes”. It is produced to protect the skin from the sun´s harmful ultraviolet rays. It protects the skin by …

How to Use Tea Tree Oil to Remove Skin Tags

Tea tree oil is basically an essential oil derived from the leaves of the Australian tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia). Many scientific reports indicate that tea tree oil does an exemplary job of keeping the skin healthy. In fact, there are many dermatological and cosmetic products that contain tea tree oil because of its proven track …

Treating Pimples with Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is an essential oil derived from the leaves of the Australian tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia). Now, there isn´t a dearth of people who swear by the benefits of tea tree oil for healthy skin. We can completely understand why they would endorse tea tree oil. After all, tea tree oil has a …

Calluses and Corns on Feet: Why Do I Have Them?

People often use the terms callus and corns interchangeably, but they don’t refer to the same condition. In this article, we explore the two conditions, so you can know the difference between corn and callus, what causes corns and calluses, and how to treat them. It’s important to figure out if you have a corn …