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Tag Archives: "dry skin"

Breast Cancer + Caregiving

Safe Skin Care Revolution Tour-Stop #1: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Side effects from cancer treatments can be extremely difficult to deal with. Aside from the expected hair loss and thinning eyelashes, patients can suffer from hand and foot syndrome, redness and burns, rashes, and embarrassing dryness and flaking. Cancer centers recommend products, but many of them are full of petroleum-based ingredients, carcinogens, hormone disruptors and

Eczema and Dermatitis + Psoriasis

How to Reduce the Effects of Harsh Winter Weather on Skin

You probably already know that harsh, cold, and dry winter weather can wreak havoc on your skin.

Hands and Feet + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Could Your Gel Manicure Leave You with Nerve Damage or Skin Cancer?

I got a very disturbing comment from one of our Cinco Vidas readers a little bit ago. After reading it, I felt really angry that more isn’t done to ensure customer safety with beauty procedures. This poor woman is an ovarian cancer survivor, and she said that she likes to get those new gel manicures.

Skin, Lip and Body Care

National Psoriasis Awareness Month-How Much Do You Know? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!

Did you know that August is National Psoriasis Awareness month? The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) works hard during this month and throughout the rest of the year to let people know about this disease-what it is, what it isn’t, and how individuals and families can cope. How much do you know about psoriasis? Try answering