SkinXO — Skin Concerns

Chemical Vs. Natural Sunscreen: Which Is Best For You?

Wondering how to get clear skin? Turns out, it’s all about proper sun protection. The only problem is figuring out whether chemical or natural/mineral sunscreen is best for you.

Handle Those Sunspots! 3 Great Ways to Stop Spots On Skin

Dorothy Tan

Tags skin, Skin Concerns, skincare, spots, Sun

Of course, we can’t say this enough—sunscreen is your weapon against UV rays. But there are some other ways to keep those rays from causing damage.

Baby Bump Skincare: Tips For Getting That Radiant Pregnancy Glow

Dorothy Tan

Tags Gorgeous Skin, Skin Concerns

  We have often heard of that enviable glow that women would supposedly acquire when they get pregnant. However, being a new mum can also come with its own set of skin-related problems. One of the most common and biggest skin issues for pregnant ladies is melasma, which is brown discoloration that starts appearing on skin during pregnancy. This means that sunscreen becomes more important than ever, so putting on a broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen daily is an absolute must. To prevent dry and itchy skin, use a mild cleanser and do not take long showers, especially with hot water. It is...

That Time Of The Month: How To Treat Your Skin During Your Period

Dorothy Tan

Tags A Flawless Face, Gorgeous Skin, Skin Concerns

 It is common for women to notice sudden changes to their skin when before and during their periods. Whether it is a splat of acne or heightened sensitivity, it makes sense to treat your skin more carefully during that time of the month when it is particularly reactive. To help you maintain a good complexion during this monthly event, Boldsky has highlighted a few easy tips that you can practice to keep your skin looking great. Hydration: Water is essential for clear skin all the time, but it is especially important a week before your period is due. So drink up....

Q: Are Tanning Beds Safe? A: No way! Stop Using Them Now!

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags safety, skin, Skin Concerns, tanning

Researchers at the university of Dundee in the UK recently conducted a study of 402 tanning beds within the country to answer the question "Are tanning beds safe?' and here are the results of their study: Sunbeds are twice as likely to cause skin cancer than a holiday in the Mediterranean, scientists warn. They say the risks posed to users - who mainly comprise young women - are far higher than previously thought. They have calculated that a ten minute session on a sunbed is twice as likely to cause skin cancer than spending the same time in the midday...