Hives is a kind of skin allergy wherein it is very difficult to determine the real cause for its occurrence. They can be instigated by insect bites or stings, certain foods, extreme conditions of temperature, certain antibiotics or even sunlight. Hives, also known as urticaria, wheals, welts and nettle rash have a tendency to change in shape and size and normally last for less … [Read more...]
Here you will find very useful beauty tips and home remedies related to many skin problems and conditions such as acne scar, skin whitening, sunburn, rosacea, skin tags etc.
The boil is a skin infection that begins in an oil gland or hair follicle. A skin spot begins with the irritation that turns red, then a tender lump appears with the pus in the middle. Boils are highly contagious and they appear along with the fever mostly. Most boils are caused by staphylococcal bacteria that enter the body through tiny cuts and nicks. The boils may appear on … [Read more...]
Ringworm is a disease that affects the skin, it is also known as Tinea. A fungal infection that can show its ugly patch on any part of the skin, nails, scalp and groin. This can affect animals and humans equally. Initially, it appears with a red patch and then infection can move over to the other parts of the body. Normally the patch is in a circular shape, hence named after … [Read more...]
Toenail fungus can make you extremely uncomfortable if you do not get rid of it quickly. It is basically an infection that penetrates through your toenail, or even through the visible cuts in your skin. Apart from hurting, the toenail fungus makes your nail thicker and it changes the color too. And if the infection worsens, then your nails start smelling like a rotten fruit … [Read more...]
Shingles or Herpes Zoster are painful and irritating rashes, showing up mostly on the body in a cluster of blisters. Shingles is a viral disease activated from the nerve cells and transmits to the skin. A painful burning irritation starts at the affected area 3-4 days before blisters actually begin to show up. Characteristically, the right or left sides of face or body becomes … [Read more...]