• Bentonite clay: 11 benefits and uses May 22, 2019
    Bentonite clay is a popular home remedy for removing impurities from the skin and bodily systems. This article explores the evidence behind 11 alleged health benefits of bentonite clay.
  • Everything you need to know about heat intolerance May 21, 2019
    Heat intolerance is when someone feels too warm in temperatures that other people find comfortable. It can be a mild discomfort or significantly affect a person's quality of life. Learn about the causes and more here.
  • What are the benefits of cocoa butter? May 21, 2019
    Cocoa butter is a popular home remedy for skin health. In this article, we look at the evidence behind various benefits of cocoa butter and possible side effects.
  • How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina May 20, 2019
    Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends to get better on its own, but trying home remedies and over-the-counter creams can help provide relief. Learn more about how to treat and prevent razor burn in the pubic area here.
  • Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen May 20, 2019
    Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection.
  • Causes of swollen hands May 18, 2019
    Some causes of swollen hands include pregnancy, exercise, and fluid retention. Treatment depends on the underlying issue. Learn more about possible causes of swollen hands here.
  • Augmentin (Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) May 17, 2019
    Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) is a prescription medication that’s used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It belongs to a class of drugs called penicillin antibiotics. Augmentin comes as an oral tablet and an oral liquid suspension. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.
  • Second-degree burn: Everything you need to know May 16, 2019
    A second-degree burn is more severe than a first-degree burn. It affects the epidermis and dermis, or the outer and second layers of skin. In this article, learn more about second-degree burns, including symptoms and treatment.
  • What can cause a bump on the back of the head? May 9, 2019
    A bump or lump on the back of the head is often due to an injury. People with severe head injuries or symptoms of concussion should seek immediate medical attention. Other possible causes of a bump on the back of the head include cysts, fatty growths, inflamed hair follicles, and bone spurs. Learn more here.
  • What is dermatophagia? May 7, 2019
    Dermatophagia causes a person to compulsively bite, chew, gnaw, or eat their skin. The condition most often affects the skin around the fingers. Learn more about this behavior here.
  • What to know about pimples on the arms May 2, 2019
    Pimples can occur anywhere, including on the arms. Causes include skin infections and blocked pores. Improving hygiene and cleanliness methods can help treat and prevent them. Learn more about pimples on the arms here.
  • Does body weight contribute to the risk of psoriasis? May 1, 2019
    Researchers have now established that greater body weight increases a person's psoriasis risk. The underlying mechanisms, however, remain unknown.
  • What causes a smell behind the ear? May 1, 2019
    Causes of a smell behind the ear include poor hygiene and infected ear piercings. Treatment depends on the cause. In this article, learn more about what makes the area behind the ears smell, as well as how to prevent this.
  • Psoriasis on black skin: What to know April 30, 2019
    Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes itchy, inflamed, and scaly patches. It can be more challenging to diagnose on black skin. Learn more about psoriasis on black skin in this article.
  • What is lymphangitis? April 30, 2019
    Lymphangitis is a serious secondary infection that affects the lymph system. In this article, learn about the symptoms, what it looks like, and when to seek treatment.
  • Eczema on black skin: What to know April 30, 2019
    Eczema is a common skin condition that causes inflammation and itching. It can present differently in different skin tones. In this article, learn about the symptoms of eczema and how it might look on black skin.
  • Dry skin around the mouth: Causes and remedies April 27, 2019
    The skin around the mouth may become dry because of allergies, skin conditions, or irritants, including certain products. Learn more about the causes and treatments of dry skin around the mouth here.
  • What are the benefits of neem? April 26, 2019
    Neem comes from the Indian lilac tree. It is available as an oil or extract. In this article, learn about the uses and benefits of neem, as well as some safety considerations.
  • How to recognize and treat an infected wound April 25, 2019
    Symptoms of an infected wound can include increasing pain, redness, and swelling in the affected area. A person may be able to treat minor wound infections at home. However, people with more severe symptoms or larger wounds should seek medical attention. Learn more here.
  • What causes dry skin on a baby's face? April 25, 2019
    Babies often experience dry skin on their face. Their skin is more sensitive than adult skin and has not yet adapted to the environment outside the womb. In this article, we look at the possible causes of dry skin on a baby's face and possible home remedies and treatments.
  • Is an itchy scalp linked with hair loss? April 25, 2019
    An itchy scalp links to hair loss in several different ways. In this article, we look at the causes of each of these issues, the links between them, and possible treatments and home remedies.
  • Hair breakage: 10 causes and ways to repair April 25, 2019
    Many factors can cause hair breakage, including hair styling methods, products, diet, and stress. This article looks at common causes and how to treat dry, brittle, or broken hair.
  • Best ways to remove facial hair at home April 24, 2019
    People can safely remove facial hair at home using various creams and tools. Learn more about different methods and how to use them here.
  • Best ways to remove upper lip hair April 24, 2019
    People can remove upper lip hair using a range of creams, tools, and dermatological treatments. In this article, we look at 10 of the best methods.
  • Ginkgo seeds may help keep skin blemish-free, but there's a catch April 24, 2019
    Ginkgo seed extracts can fight bacteria that harm the skin, but researchers are still a long way from developing them into safe products.