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What is a malar rash?

What is a malar rash?

A malar rash is a skin outbreak or eruption on the cheeks and the bridge of the nose. The rash is red or purple and may be either blotchy or solid in appearance. It is commonly known as a “butterfly rash” due to its distinctive butterfly shape. A malar rash may be flat or slightly […]

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What essential oils are good for preventing stretch marks?

What essential oils are good for preventing stretch marks?

Essential oils are natural treatments that have been proved to be effective for preventing and reducing stretch marks. Stretch marks are a common complaint, especially among pregnant women and adolescents. These long stripes or lines on the skin may be annoying, but they do not cause any medical problems. Although most stretch marks will fade […]

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Is telogen effluvium reversible?

Is telogen effluvium reversible?

Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss that usually happens after stress, a shock, or a traumatic event. It usually occurs on the top of the scalp. Telogen effluvium is different from the permanent hair loss disorder called alopecia areata. Large amounts of a person’s hair might fall out, but it is often […]

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Eczema during pregnancy: What to know

Eczema during pregnancy: What to know

Women with eczema may experience flare-ups during pregnancy, or may find their symptoms disappear completely. Also, while some women have eczema before getting pregnant, others are newly diagnosed during pregnancy. Eczema is an umbrella term for several skin conditions that cause redness, itchiness, and inflammation. People of all ages can get eczema, from infants to […]

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How to get rid of greasy hair naturally

How to get rid of greasy hair naturally

If a person finds their hair always looks and feels oily no matter how often they wash it, they may be producing too much oil. All hair produces some oil to keep it nourished and healthy, as well as to protect the scalp. But too much oil production can lead to seborrheic dermatitis, a condition […]

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Sebaceous hyperplasia: Treatment and home remedies

Sebaceous hyperplasia: Treatment and home remedies

Sebaceous hyperplasia causes small bumps to appear on the skin when sebaceous glands become enlarged. These bumps are harmless and often appear on the forehead and cheeks. There are sebaceous glands all over the body, and the bumps can form almost anywhere. They are more common in middle-aged and older people, but they can show […]

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Eight benefits of avocado oil for the skin

Eight benefits of avocado oil for the skin

While avocado oil is best known for its uses in cooking, it can also contribute to skin care. The oil is an ingredient in many types of creams, moisturizers, and sunscreens. In this article, we explore the benefits of avocado oil for the skin and describe the best ways to apply it. Eight benefits for […]

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How do you get rid of a butt rash?

How do you get rid of a butt rash?

Rashes can appear anywhere on the body, including the butt. Rashes can be painful or itchy and lead to blisters and raw skin, in some cases. Most people associate butt rashes with babies and toddlers, but people of all ages, including adults, can get butt rashes. Many things from a heat rash to allergies and […]

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Female pattern baldness: Treatment and genetics

Female pattern baldness: Treatment and genetics

It is normal for women to shed some hair each day, but when bald patches or thinning occurs, it may be due to female pattern baldness. Shedding about 50 to 100 hairs a day is considered normal, but new growth will typically replace these hairs. If someone has female pattern baldness, however, the lost hair […]

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What does mottling of the skin indicate?

What does mottling of the skin indicate?

Skin that is described as mottled is typically covered with purple or reddish patches. The patches often form a pattern that is a net or a web. But what causes mottled skin and how can it be treated? Mottled skin is also known as livedo reticularis. It can be a standalone condition or a symptom […]