If you’ve had poison ivy before -- or are suffering from it right now -- you know that the itching and burning are often all you can think about. Antihistamines and steroid creams can certainly help, especially in severe cases. But often, home remedies either complement these therapies or take care of the misery altogether. Their effectiveness is especially welcome when you … [Read more...] about Proven Home Remedies for Poison Ivy
So you discovered a blister. Perhaps it was a long run in that new pair of Nike’s, a night out in your favorite high heels, or perhaps a sign that you used a rake for too long in the yard. While friction is one of the most common causes of blisters (as in the familiar scenarios above), it is not the only. Burns, including heat, wind, and sunburns, poison ivy, chemical exposure, … [Read more...] about 5 Safe and Natural Home Remedies for Blisters
Of all the joys summer brings, mosquitoes are not one of them. Those little buggers are always the unwelcome party guest at backyard barbecues, campfire festivities, and general outdoor summer activities. Though you are generally safe during the day (unless you’re exploring deep wooded areas or hanging out by standing water), mosquitoes are extremely active in the early morning … [Read more...] about 5 Effective Natural Mosquito Repellent Recipes You Can Make at Home
Even though you've been using tons of sunblock all summer long, the sunshine is tough on your skin. One of the biggest issues is the ingredients found in sunscreen. A report from Friends of the Earth discusses the security of manufactured nanoparticles which is a new method of delivery for aesthetic ingredients in items that claim to protect you from the sun. This is a … [Read more...] about Was Summer Harsh on Your Skin?
Scars may be effected from various skin wounds including burns, cuts or acne inflammation. Professional cures and many supermarket for scar removal are either expensive, not guaranteed to be powerful or demand lots of recovery time post process. However, there are lots of home remedies for scars you could do this can frequently function just as well. 1) Vitamin E Vitamin E … [Read more...] about 11 Home Remedies for Scars You’re Sure to Love