What Can Cause Toenail Fungus?

Fungus on toenails can be anything from a mild embarrassment to a condition resulting in pain and disfigurement. The symptoms of toenail fungus present themselves in various ways, according to the type and the degree of infection. Some people with toenail fungus experience only a mild thickening or yellowing of the nail, while others may find their toenails crumbling, leaving the nail bed unprotected. There are several types that infect toenails, but the causes of the different types of toenail fungus are similar.

Moisture in Socks, Shoes, and the Environment

One common cause of toenail fungus is excessive moisture. Fungi grow […] Continue Reading…

Does Zinc Help Treat Dermatitis?

Dermatitis or eczema is a skin condition that causes inflammation and reddening which is often associated with an itchy rash. The most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis usually affects children and is also associated with conditions such as asthma and hay fever. Zinc plays some crucial roles in the body which can help in treating this condition.

Biological Functions Of Zinc

Zinc can help the body fight dermatitis as it is an essential trace element that is found in nearly 100 specific enzymes. Zinc helps maintain a healthy skin as it is involved in the function of […] Continue Reading…

Using a Pore Minimizer to Reduce Pore Size

Enlarged pores are a haven for trapping dirt, oil and bacteria that lead to infection, acne, blackheads and whiteheads. Visible, oversized pores can be distracting, catch makeup and skin products, can clog, and leave your complexion looking rough and rutty.

Smaller Size, Fewer Problems!

A pore minimizer is designed to do just what the name implies, minimize or

Pore Minimizer Cream

reduce the size of enlarged pores to smooth the complexion and inhibit clogging and trapping of contaminants.

As we all know, the surface of the skin is comprised of connected cells. Among these cells are pore openings for glands and […] Continue Reading…

Neck Exercises for Flexibility and Toning

For those of us getting a bit older, colder weather does a couple of things. One, anything on our bodies that is sore or stiff seems to get worse…back pain, sore joints and muscles, and a stiff or sore neck.  The second is the increase in wrinkles.

Dry, cold weather dries-out tissue, increases the visibility of neck wrinkles and puts sagging skin under the microscope for all to see.

The biggest problem most of our customers have is the dual requirement of getting added flexibility and range of motion on of the neck and simultaneously reducing neck wrinkles, sagging tissue under […] Continue Reading…

As you “Climatize”, make sure you “Moisturize”!

Given the temperature hit 87 degrees this weekend (in Atlanta), the idea of moisturizing my skin was hardly at the top of my list as I worked through my garden.  But, when I asked our staff what would be the best topic for today’s blog entry, they responded overwhelmingly that its time to talk about moisturization.  Glad I asked.

Now I’m a planner, but I often don’t think too far out ahead.  But our staff does – thank goodness.  They said we are already getting calls from customers who are starting to experience dry skin from cooler temperatures and low humidity.  […] Continue Reading…