Celebrity dermatologist warns of “maskitis” rash caused by wearing masks

A celebrity dermatologist warned of a skin condition that stems from wearing face masks all day. Skin expert Dr. Dennis Gross said the condition called maskitis manifests as a dry and flaky rash. Gross added that maskitis is often mistaken with maskne, but he noted that symptoms and treatments for the two are different. Maskitis can spread … Continue reading Celebrity dermatologist warns of “maskitis” rash caused by wearing masks

“Mask mouth,” skin disease and breathing difficulties: Experts reveal the dangers of prolonged use of face masks

Wearing protective face masks is now a common practice, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But while health officials are busy reminding the public to keep their masks on, researchers are starting to question whether face masks are really effective. Studies have shown that they may not provide the level of protection that mask advocates initially rest their faith on. Now, more experts … Continue reading “Mask mouth,” skin disease and breathing difficulties: Experts reveal the dangers of prolonged use of face masks

AOX Ozonated Olive Oil and AOX Vita Pen

AOX Ozonated Olive Oil and AOX Vita Pen *COMBO SALE* OZOVITA COMBO $149.80 $99.90 Overview of AOX Ozonated Olive Oil Did you know that there are countless benefits of ozonated olive oil?It does not only treat but also moisturizes your skin! OZO100 is made of pure organic first cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil which underwent a 6-day … Continue reading AOX Ozonated Olive Oil and AOX Vita Pen

Avoid insect bites this outdoor season without resorting to nerve gas sprays

The outdoor season is upon us, and the joys of getting outside are literally on our doorstep. What a wonderful time to bask in the glory that is mother nature, and revel in her relentless beauty and ability to nurture the body and mind. That is, until the insects show up, then the beauty of being outside … Continue reading Avoid insect bites this outdoor season without resorting to nerve gas sprays

More than a beauty product: 10 Survival uses for lip balm

Many people use lip balm daily to prevent dry and chapped lips. It’s small, lightweight and extremely easy to stow in pockets, hygiene kits or purses. But lip balm can do so much more than just moisturize lips. This inconspicuous object can also be used as a survival tool due to its versatility. If you … Continue reading More than a beauty product: 10 Survival uses for lip balm

Long-term exposure to chemical ingredients in sunscreen is lethal to freshwater organisms, warn scientists

For a lot of people, beach trips and lake excursions are never complete without a tall bottle of sunscreen to smother their skin with before going off for a swim. However, a recent report found that chemical ingredients in sunscreen that leach off of the skin while swimming might be detrimental to freshwater organisms. In a … Continue reading Long-term exposure to chemical ingredients in sunscreen is lethal to freshwater organisms, warn scientists

5 Ways to use tea tree oil for common skin conditions

Tea tree oil, or melaleuca oil as it is sometimes called, is an essential oil obtained from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a small tree endemic to Australia. Aboriginal Australians have used tea tree oil for centuries. These native people crush tea tree leaves to extract the oil, then inhale it to treat coughs and colds. It could … Continue reading 5 Ways to use tea tree oil for common skin conditions

Tattoos can leak dangerous heavy metals into your lymph nodes, study finds

A recent study published in the journal Particle and Fibre Toxicology found that tattoos can leak dangerous metals into the lymph nodes and trigger an allergic reaction. The culprit is an abrasive chemical called titanium dioxide that erodes the ink needle and sheds the metals. The European researchers initially attributed the presence of metal nanoparticles in tattooed people’s lymph nodes to … Continue reading Tattoos can leak dangerous heavy metals into your lymph nodes, study finds

9 Home remedies for poison ivy and poison oak rash

Preppers who spend most of their time outdoors may have already experienced the discomfort caused by poison ivy or poison oak rash. But if you know about home remedies for skin rash like aloe vera or an oatmeal bath, you can relieve the pain caused by this condition. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) What causes poison oak and poison … Continue reading 9 Home remedies for poison ivy and poison oak rash

Survival medicine: Relieve dry skin with this red clover salve

The red clover plant is a wild herb with a variety of medicinal uses. Naturally rich in antioxidants and other nutrients, it is often used to make a cleansing herbal tea or mixed with lemonade to help flush out toxins from the body. But aside from its ability to detoxify the body, red clover is also known for its skin-soothing … Continue reading Survival medicine: Relieve dry skin with this red clover salve