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Birthmarks on Newborns Tend to Be Harmless, But…

It’s normal to be distressed if your baby has birthmarks, especially large or disfiguring ones. For instance, birthmarks may seem out of place on newborn skin that is otherwise smooth and “pure.” The good news is that many get smaller over time and even go away. In some cases, though, they can indicate health issues.

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Benefits of Aloe Vera in Your Skin Care Routine

Aloe vera is a wonder plant that has been delivering results for thousands of years. For example, many people claim that it has helped them with acne, burns, dry skin, psoriasis, and dandruff. The gel from aloe vera can also be applied to the skin to keep wrinkles and lines from settling in too deeply. That’s just the beginning of the natural remedies that people use aloe for.

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Top 5 Common Skincare Myths Revealed

Skincare myths are prevalent because of a lack of dermatological education and an overabundance of people touting miracle skincare regimens. To prevent you from falling into the dangers of believing these misconceptions, take a look at five of the most common myths and the truth about them.

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Skin Care for Swimmers: Pool Tips for Acne Sufferers

Help Achieve Clearer Skin with These Skin Care Tips for Swimmers

Swimming is a popular form of activity in summer months for many. While it offers physical benefits including a way to rid your body of toxins, it is not always kind to your skin. Exposure to chlorine and other chemicals found in pool water does more than leave you smelling like a pool. Chlorine strips away the natural oils in your skin and can cause damage including increased dryness, itchiness, acne outbreaks, and even increased sun damage because your skin isn’t as healthy.

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Tips for Dealing with Summertime Acne

There’s no better complement to a bikini and a beach towel than glowing, sun-kissed summer skin. Unfortunately, the warmer months of the year also come with an increase in acne for many people. Don’t let unwanted breakouts put a damper on your vacation! Understanding the cause of summer acne can help you combat the problem and keep your skin clear.

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7 Dermatologist-Recommended Sunscreens

If you have sensitive skin or conditions such as eczema or psoriasis, protecting your skin from the sun is especially crucial, but unfortunately, many sunscreens have not been formulated for individuals with sensitive skin and can lead to discomfort and additional skin issues. Luckily, there are now many sunscreens available that are less likely to cause an adverse reaction, thanks to natural ingredients and advanced skincare technology. Below are some sunscreens that we would recommend for people with sensitive skin:

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Spring Is Here and So Are the Bug Bites

Spring marks the beginning of housecleaning, luscious gardens and, of course, bugs. If you struggle to prevent bugs from biting you this spring, find out how to reduce the symptoms of common bug bites. Whether you’re getting ready for your spring break vacation or playing with your family in the backyard, here are some important tips to stay safe and comfortable this spring.

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Treat Your Keratosis Pilaris

If you’ve been noticing small, reddish bumps on your skin, you may have keratosis pilaris. The good news is that this is one of many common, harmless skin conditions. On the other hand, it can cause uncomfortable itching. You may also dislike its appearance, especially now that summer is approaching. Fortunately, although you can wait for this condition to clear up on its own, there are also several effective ways to treat it.

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