Showing posts from April, 2020

Your ultimate guide to healthier skin

Hi everyone! Whether you call them pimples, zits, or blemishes, there are  different types of acne  that affect teens as well as adults.   Knowing which type you have is essential to help you determine the right treatment.  When it comes to acne lesions, there are two main types.  There are non-inflammatory and inflammatory lesions.  Blackheads and whiteheads are great examples of non-inflammatory lesions.  Below are the subtypes of acne under these two categories: Blackheads:  Open comedones; top of the pore stays open. Whiteheads : Closed comedones protruding from the skin; top of the pore closes up. Papules : Bright red or pink bumps that are tender to the touch. Pustules : Often filled with pus and have yellow or whiteheads on top of a red bump. Nodules:  Hard pimples that are deep underneath the skin. Cysts:  The largest form of acne that looks like red or white bumps, where the clog is further below the skin than nodules; painful to the touch. Note: It is

The importance of handwashing 💧

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all doing well in these crazy times... As we all know, our hands come into contact with millions of germs every day.   Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others.    Note: Antibacterial soap is unnecessary and does not offer an advantage over regular soap. Frequently touching your face can transfer dirt, oil, and bacteria from your hands, leading to  clogged pores and breakouts .  Getting into the habit of not touching your face is one of the most effective ways to control oily skin.   It is also a skincare no-no if you have acne-prone skin. Handwashing is only one part of hand hygiene.   Looking after your skin is important, as your skin is your most effective barrier against infection.   Washing your hands a lot throughout the day can lead to dryness and cracking.   This is because each time you wash your hands; you are strippi