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4 Natural Ways to Combat Dry Skin

Dry skin is a plague that affects many people across the world. Whether the cause is your environment, your hygiene habits, or something more medical such as atopic dermatitis disease (also known as eczema), these tips will be helpful for you. Use them to avoid the obnoxious symptoms of dry skin like itching, flaking, and sometimes even open wounds. Avoid Showering or Bathing Too Frequently. When you go for a bath or shower, you are washing away the oils your skin produces naturally. This can lead to skin drying out and becoming paper-like. Especially if you use a harsh cleanser, this can be one of the most frequent causes of dry skin. To combat this cause, change your shower schedule to every other day rather than every day and keep them under 10 minutes...

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Recognize and Treat Atopic Dermatitis

Ouch! Itchy, red skin is no fun. It is often hard to hide and even harder to live with on a daily basis. But what could be causing it? Atopic dermatitis (better known as eczema) is something that affects about 16.5 million people with about 6.6 million reporting moderate to severe symptoms. People used to think of eczema as a childhood disease, but it is now obvious that eczema can persist—and even show up for the first time—well into adulthood.

So, how do you know if you have atopic dermatitis? How is it diagnosed? Let’s take a look at how to spot eczema and effectively treat its invasive symptoms.

Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) Symptoms

Atopic Dermatitis Disease affects people of all ages and causes an array of symptoms, for which there is no cure...

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A Quick Guide to Summertime Skin Care

During the warm summer months, it is important to take care of your skin for several reasons. For one thing, you will likely wear clothing that reveals more skin, so it should look its best. Another reason is that sun exposure during the summer can damage skin, often without your realizing it. Summer heat can also dry out the moisture in the skin, leaving it looking dry and ashy. Here are a few quick tips to give your skin quality care.

Sun Protection

One of the most important things you can do to protect your skin is to avoid prolonged direct sun exposure. Try to enjoy sun and fresh air during the morning and evening hours. If you must be out during peak sunlight, usually between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., apply sunscreen and wear sun-protective clothing, typically white lightweight clothes.

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