Everyone will get a skin tag over the course of their life. If you notice one, do not worry. Skin tags are nothing to fret over. Below, you’ll get everything you need to know about skin tags and skin tag removal. What are skin tags? Acrochordons, a.k.a., skin tags, are small bits of hanging skin about two millimetres to one centimetre in diameter (about the size of a grain of rice). It is rare that a skin tag exceeds that range; however, there are some reported that reach up to five centimetres. Skin tags are caused when the skin rubs against itself in areas like the eyelids, armpits, groin folds, neck and under the breasts. You can have one or many skin tags at a time. Who can get skin tags? Skin tags affect men and women equally and as…


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If you suffer from migraines, you will often find yourself in debilitating pain that affects your quality of life. Although some prescription medications can provide temporary relief, migraines won’t disappear. Most people who suffer from migraines find themselves with an enfeebling headache at least every seven to eight days. That means that you’ll be using prescription medication about four times per month to simply mask the symptoms that are bound to return anyway. Botox injections are now being used to give migraine sufferers a reprieve from these crippling headaches. What are Botox injections? Clostridium botulinum is a bacteria that, when turned into Botox and injected directly into your body, can treat everything from wrinkles to overactive bladders, neck and eye spasms and headaches. Botox blocks certain chemical signals from your nerves that lead to temporary muscle paralysis. When your muscles…


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Chemical peel treatments are done to resurface the skin by removing the superficial layers resulting in the promotion and growth of new, healthy skin. Chemical peels improve the skin’s appearance by reducing fine lines and wrinkles, dark spots, sun damage and uneven texture. If you’re about to undergo a chemical peel treatment, your doctor will provide a list of what not to do, which you must follow because your skin will be incredibly red and sensitive. If you avoid any of the aftercare instructions provided by your doctor you run the risk of reversing the affects of your treatment. Here’s what your doctor will tell you not to do after a chemical peel: Don’t pick at your skin Because of the techniques used in chemical peel treatments, your skin will be left red and raw immediately afterwards. Do not pick…


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Blue and red light therapy (also known simply as light therapy), is a technique used to treat and remove bacteria from the skin. Because light therapy can penetrate deep beneath the skin’s surface it can reduce inflammation, improve healing and cure certain skin conditions, like the 12 listed below: Cystic Acne This is one of the most common skin conditions in the world. Light therapy is able to treat cystic acne by destroying the bacteria that causes it. However, blue and red light therapy are not used to treat hormonal acne, only cystic acne. Studies are currently being conducted to see if light therapy can also destroy acne caused by hormonal imbalances. Blackheads These small unsightly bumps are caused by blocked hair follicles. Blue and red light therapy can help unclog our hair follicles and reduce the appearance of blackheads.…


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