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Tag Archives: "compromised skin"

Britta's Cancer Survival Journey + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Britta's Book at a Glance: Chapter 2, Your Skin is Fragile

If you’re going through cancer treatments, you know-it wreaks havoc on your skin. That’s why I devoted an entire chapter to skin care in my book, When Cancer Hits. Chapter 2 is all about your skin, and how chemotherapy, radiation, and medications dry it out, thin it out, and make it look dull and sickly.

Psoriasis + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Severe Psoriasis Could Increase Your Risk of Heart Attack

Psoriasis is a chronic disease that causes red, dry patches of thickened skin on various parts of the body, most commonly on the elbows and knees. Believed to be caused by a malfunction in the immune system, psoriasis can be irritating and uncomfortable, even emotionally devastating, but some forms are particularly serious and severe, causing

Eczema and Dermatitis + Psoriasis

Sun Protection and Skin Conditions: When Might a Little Sun Prove Helpful, or Harmful?

I’ve posted about the importance of protecting your skin from the sun before, about the danger of melanoma, and about choosing safe sunscreens.

Make-up + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Is Mineral Makeup Less Toxic Than Regular?

It’s no secret that sales of mineral makeup have skyrocketed.