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Shampoo, conditioner and the occasional mask have been the haircare protocol for as long as we can remember, but it might be time to rethink these three basics. With an increased focus on the scalp and the role it plays in healthy hair growth, a pre-shampoo product movement is upon us. From scrubs to protein-rich treatments, what you do before you shampoo may just be the key to strong, shiny strands.
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This fortifying and strengthening mask may seem similar to the products you’ve been using for deep conditioning after washing your hair, but, alas, it’s not. Packed with protein that penetrates th
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The skin is more than our body’s largest organ. “It also plays an important role as a barrier to UV exposure, physical trauma, and infection, and it also regulates temperature and water loss,” explains Miami dermatologist Christopher O’Connell, MD. Symptoms of a compromised skin barrier include stinging, burning, redness, peeling and inflammation, and if left untreated, can progress to fissures, cracks and worse yet, bleeding and infection.
According to Dr. O’Connell, gentle skincare including a mild cream cleanser and moisturizer, as well as avoiding prolonged water exposure and extreme heat or cold are the best ways to soothe sensitivity associated with a weakened skin barrier
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Here’s a shocking skin statistic for you: As many as 10 percent of adults may have eczema, making it one of the most commonly seen skin conditions. That accounts for a lot of people who are dealing with a skin condition that may be a source of anxiety and embarrassment. Sadly, they may also have no idea how to manage the symptoms and prevent them from getting worse.
At the simplest level, eczema is “irritated skin,” reports the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD.org). Your immune system is overreacting, causing your skin to erupt in irritation and itchiness. You’re more prone if you have a family history, asthma or allergies, live in an urban environment or in a Northern climate
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