Healthy Skin

Healthy Skin

Healthy Skin
Staying out of the sun and away from tanning beds is the easiest way to get great-looking skin. The suns UVB and UVA rays cause skin damage, which is prematurely aging, and skin cancer. Every day you should wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen, which blocks UVB and UVA rays, with an SPF of 15 or higher. Reapply at least every two hours while outdoors. For a dewy glow, use skin-care products with 10 ingredients or less to reduce irritation, use moisturizer and feed your skin from within. Dark chocolate and antioxidant-rich foods such as cantaloupe, citrus fruits, blueberries and leafy greens improve the skin’s appearance.

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    I don't know this for a fact, but I suspect that celebrities either undergo laser or chemical peels, or use a drug called Benaquin cream. This is a drug that kills the pigment producing cells and is intended as a last ditch effort to even out the splotchiness that occurs in that terribly disfiguring disease called vitiligo.
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    A , Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered

    Melanin is a pigment that cells in your skin create. It helps protect your deeper skin layers from the sun's ultraviolet rays. Your body produces melanin after sun exposure to protect itself.

    Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing to safeguard your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

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    A , Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered

    The stratum corneum protects you from viruses, bacteria and other antigens. It also prevents excessive water loss.

     

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    Freckles are inherited, which means they are passed down through families. Exposure to the sun increases a substance in the skin called melanin, which results in a tan. However, it can also cause freckles to become more pronounced.
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    A , Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered

    Melanin, the pigment in our skin, can act as a natural sunscreen. People have different skin colors based on where their ancestors originated. Those from warmer, sunnier climates close to the equator have darker skin, because they needed a large amount of melanin to protect them from their sunny environment. Moving away from the equator to shadier, less sunny climates, people in those regions didn't have the same need for large amounts of melanin so they ended up with lighter-colored skin.

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    Having more melanin in your skin means that you have a little more protection from the sun, and you may be less prone to premature signs of aging. This does not mean, however, that you should avoid using sunscreen. Regardless of skin tone, dermatologists recommend applying sunscreen before going outside.

     

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    A , Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered

    Apply a small amount of the questionable product to your wrist. If your skin reacts badly, you'll know the product is to blame. If it doesn't, that helps rule out an allergic reaction to your makeup, but you still might be allergic to something else.

     

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    Sun exposure can boost your body's production of vitamin D, which is helpful in preventing a number of diseases. But beyond that, sun exposure means increasing your risk of other, more potentially deadly skin diseases, including skin cancer.

    Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing to safeguard your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

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    The color of your skin comes from the pigment melanin, which is produced by the melanocyte cells within our skin. The darker your skin, the more melanin you have.

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    The more melanin in a person's skin, the more prone they are to pigmentation or discoloration problems. Hyperpigmentation can sometimes occur, where some areas of the skin become darker than others.