Skin Care & Beauty
13 Feb, 2011 - 06:54am
Have you ever thought that the weed growing out in your garden could be an answer to the cure of skin cancer? A recent research conducted by the Australian researchers from the Mater Radiation Oncology Centre, the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Griffith Medical Research College and Peplin Biotech Ltd have unraveled the cancer fighting properties of the common weed Euphorbia Peplus or Petty spurge. The study was published in the British Journal of Dermatology.
Every individual both the young and the old alike would love to have a rich, glowing and youthful skin. In order to achieve this, we are ready to shell out a good price on beauty parlors and cosmetic surgeries. But similar and longer lasting results could be achieved by following these simple but effective skin care tips.
- Eat a healthy
Eat healthy and balanced diet rich with fruits, vegetables, proteins and cereals. Avoid fried and greasy food which make you put on weight, develop pimples and a victim to several illness.
Body piercing is another form of body art which involves a hole being made in your skin or a part of your body so you can use a piece of jewellery for decoration. The most common sites of piercing are earlobes, eyebrows, nose, tongue, lips, belly button, nipples and genitals. Ear piercing has been common among women from a long time and are practiced across the whole world. Nasal piercing has become fashionable recently along with other extreme piercings of the eyebrows, nipples, lips, tongue and genitals.
Tattoos and body piercings are the fashion statements of today’s youth. It’s hard not to come by even a single individual who is not sporting a tattoo, body piercing or other skin adornments. To some these forms of body art look cool and hep while to some it look cheap and demeaning. If you think it looks cool and are fascinated by it, there’s nothing wrong in that, but there are some things that you must know before you join the rest of the crowd fascinated with tattoos and body piercings.
Acitretin belongs to a group of medicines called ‘Retinoids- chemical compound related to vitamin A’. It is used to treat severe skin problems where the skin has become thick and may be scaly.
12 Feb, 2011 - 07:21pm
Swimming is an excellent form of exercise and a fun way to cool down in the blazing summer. But splashing around in the pool may not be as safe as you thought. In a recent study conducted by University of Illinois in US and University of Barcelona in Spain, it has been found that the disinfectants used to clean the pool may cause some toxic damage to your DNA. The study was published in Environmental Science and Technology.
12 Feb, 2011 - 07:21pm
Stepping out in the sun armed only with an umbrella is no more a wise thing to do according to a recent study published in the scientific journal Photochemistry and Photobiology. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from the University of Valencia in Spain and the University of Tasmania in Australia.
12 Feb, 2011 - 07:19pm
We love sun, don’t we?? It makes us feel good, positive. Plus it makes our bones healthier as it is stimulates vitamin D production in the body. Summers, when the sun bestow upon us its full wealth, is the time for picnics, beaches, trips, and also, ‘sunburns’.
How does sun damages our skin ?