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Eczema In Babies

Babies have sensitive skin - fact! It can sometimes be confusing figuring out how to care for baby's skin. Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis is very common in babies. It usually shows up as dry and patchy skin on the legs, hands, chest, scalp, chin, face, around elbows, knees or ankles. It can appear in other areas as well. It is ,however, unlikely to appear in the diaper area due to the presence of moisture.  Causes of Eczema in Babies Usually eczema occurs when the baby comes into contact with Soaps Lotions Shampoos, etc. Pay attention to what you use on the baby. Certain foods can also trigger eczema. They include Eggs Peanuts / Groundnuts Milk Wheat Soya Fish Treatment Options...

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Dry Skin In Babies

For new mothers, dry skin in babies can be frustrating. Navigating the different changes of a newborn baby is often overwhelming. The last thing mothers want to deal with is dry skin but it happens more often than not. Should you be worried when you baby has dry skin? What can you do to offset its occurrence? Before we jump into it, dry skin in babies is normal to a large extent. Babies usually need time to adjust to life outside the womb. Other times too, they may be reacting to skin care products, new clothes, allergens or a wide range of other environmental factors. Do not panic if your baby has dry skin. Do these rather. Hydrate Give your...

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Taking Care Of Your Skin After 30

Turning 30 is exciting but comes with its own ups and downs. Taking care of your skin after 30 is a must in order to enjoy healthy skin. Here are a few things you ought to do to maintain the health of your skin after 30. Eat healthy First and foremost, your diet needs to change drastically. Enough of being a sweet tooth. Drop sugary foods and put yourself on a healthy diet. Foods rich in iron and vitamins are essential. Incorporate fruits and vegetables in your diet and drink a lot of water. Stay hydrated all the time. Don't skip moisturizing If you're tempted to skip moisturizing, don't! This applies if you have oily skin as well. Keeping your...

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Eating For Healthy Skin

What you put on your skin is just one aspect of skin care. The saying 'you are what you eat' is so important for our general health. Now, the type of food we consume makes a huge difference on our skin. It is time to make some dietary changes. Are you ready? Here goes. Vitamin-C Rich Foods A lot of fruits, especially the colourful ones - oranges, strawberries, kiwis, guavas, etc - are rich in Vitamin C. Likewise vegetables including spinach, broccoli, parsley are very rich in Vitamin C. Including these in your diet would not brighten just your skin but improve your overall health. If you have trouble consuming these, make it interesting by consuming them as smoothies. Salads...

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Treating Dark Spots on Black Skin

Dark spots on black skin usually occurs on the face, neck and sometimes chest areas. Most often, they come about as a result of an inflammation of the skin or from popping pimples or acne which leaves a scar. Others experience this due to hyper-pigmentation. Generally, dark spots are difficult to treat but they are still treatable. Here are some tips on how to treat them.

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