Category Archive: Skin care

Sun Protection: What you need to know

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What are UVA, UVB, and UVC? Most people ask me what’s the difference between these UV rays. Then follows the question, “…so which is the bad one?” Well, I always try to give brief and concise answers so here it goes. To answer the first question, UVA (320-400 nm) is associated with photosensitivity and much …

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Say Goodbye to Acne Scars with TCA CROSS

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Have you heard about TCA CROSS? TCA means trichloroacetic acid; it’s an acid popular for its use as a chemical facial peel. It has been used to reduce skin pigmentation but is now also used in the dermatologist’s office to treat scars. The procedure is called ‘chemical reconstruction of skin scars’ or CROSS, hence the …

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Why Use Dead Sea Salt?

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The Dead Sea has a high concentration of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, and chloride. Its salinity is several times higher than the regular sea salt hence its therapeutic use since the earlier centuries.   The medical benefits of the Dead Sea minerals have been existent for a long time now but it …

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