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Winter Skin Care Tips for People With Psoriasis 0

Psoriasis is a non-contagious skin disorder which results in red, scaly patches on the skin. While these patches can appear anywhere in the body, they are usually seen on the elbows, knees, lower back, and scalp. As the seasons change, people with psoriasis also notice changes in the severity of their condition. Sometimes, they experience worse.

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Essential Oils for Eczema 0

There is no cure for eczema or atopic dermatitis. However, there are several alternative ways that can potentially help with some of the symptoms. One of the things you should remember about using essential oils is that it is not meant for external use, or rubbing directly onto the skin. 

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Caring for Your Organic Clothes 2

When choosing clothes, we all should opt for those that will last years instead of choosing those cheaply made shirts that will only deteriorate after a few washes and wears. While organic cotton clothing is known for its durability, flexibility, and easy to care for nature, it does not mean that this fabric is invincible.

Here are a few ways to ensure that your garments will last as long as possible, and so that you can look as good as you feel.

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Why WE Should Support Fair Trade Products 2

Fair trade is a movement that supports the sustainable development goals which aim to achieve a better and sustainable future. The fair trade label is a certification that a company or brand adheres to the standards of fair trade. This trademark supports the end of exploitation of workers and farmers and it indicates that a product is ethically and sustainably produced.

Only Rudolph Should Have a Red Nose: A Guide to Managing Your Rosacea 0

Rosacea is a skin condition that can be embarrassing for some because your face can look like a tomato with so much red on your cheeks, chin, and neck. However, it is doubly embarrassing when the red touches your nose because not only will your schnozzle try to make a Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer impression, but it could also grow in size due to inflammation. Fortunately, there are ways to minimize the swelling and even the redness so you don’t have to worry about Santa hitching you onto his sleigh.

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What the Feet?! Itchy Feet Causes and Treatments 1

 

There are many different conditions that can cause itchy feet. While occasional itchiness is not something to be worried about, an itch that does not get better overtime may require treatment. 

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What is Certified Organic Cotton? 0

Just because your shirt is labeled as green, or eco-friendly, does not make it organic. Cotton clothing is organic if it is certified to an organic standard. There are two independent organic cotton certifications: the Organic Content Standard (OCS) and the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). OCS provides third party assurance that the organic content in your clothes can be traced back to source, while GOTS traces the organic content of the clothes and makes sure that it follows processes that are socially and sustainably appropriate.

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How Prepared Are You? Disaster Preparedness for People with Allergies 0

National Preparedness Month started after September 11 and is organized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. It is recognized this month to inform and remind everyone that it is crucial to prepare ourselves when disaster strikes.

September is National Sewing Month 0

national sewing month 2019

The observance of this simple yet very meaningful month began in 1982, with a proclamation from then President Ronald Reagan, declaring September as National Sewing Month. This was done in recognition to the importance of home sewing and sewing in general to the nation.

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Top Culprits That Trigger Skin Reactions 0

 

Living with allergies is not a joke. It requires careful skin care routines, meticulous choosing of products, and religiously taking of preventive medicines. Here, we list some of the common skin irritants found at home that can trigger skin reactions, or contact dermatitis. By identifying these triggers, you can take proper precautions in your own home. 

Study: Poor Sleep Common in Psoriasis 0

A study published in the British Journal of Dermatology confirms the connection between poor sleep and psoriasis. The study revealed that people with psoriasis tend to have more problems sleeping than the general population. 

Can Allergies Cause Headaches? 1

 

Headaches are normal, and can happen to anyone with or without allergies. Research estimates 70 to 80% of us experience headaches, and about 50% at least once a month...and allergies can be the source of those headaches. 

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