Skin Health

What Causes Blackheads

A blackhead also known as open comedo is an opening topped with a black cap of dirt on the skin. A comedo is an expanded hair follicle (pore) filled with skin dirt, sebum (oil) and bacteria. According to US Library of Medicine, blackheads are small dark spots on the skin that appears because of a small lump in the root of the follicle.

How to Get Rid of Pimples Overnight

A pimple also famous as zits and spots is a small a boil or lump. Pimples are in fact inflammations of the skin. Pimplea form when oil glands known as sebaceous glands are infected with bacteria, and fills up with pus. This oil glands lying at the growing point of hairs, become hyperactive, which causes pimple. It generally appears on the body parts like face, chest, back, and shoulders.

What Causes Albinism

Albinism is a kind of genetic disorder that results in no color or discolor of the skin, eyes or hair. National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH) in the USA claims that around 17,000 people suffer from albinism. Albinism has close links with eyesight problems. It is also referred as achromia, achromasia or achromatosis.

girl suffering from albinism

Home Remedies of Vitiligo

virtiligo on hand

When Melanin which gives color to your skin, eyes and hair become unable to produce the pigment and leaves white or fairly lighter spots on your hair or skin then you suffer from Vitiligo. Generally, the growth of the disease is difficult to predict and sometimes the patches go away without any treatment. .

Probable Causes of Vitiligo

Vitiligo crop up when the body fails to produce the pigment, Melanin, which gives color to your skin, eyes and hair. The pigment is produced by the skin cells which are referred to as Melanocytes. So, when insufficient amount of melanin is produced then you suffer from Vitiligo resulting in white or fairly lighter patches on your hair or skin.

10 Best Home Remedies for Swollen Skin During Winter

A common problem, swollen fingers and toes during winter is known as ‘Chilblain’. It is small, irritating puffiness on the skin caused due to cold temperatures. They, in general, appear on the body's outer parts like fingers, toes, heels, nose and, ears. Chilblains barely result in eternal harm and usually heal in some weeks if additional contact to the cold is suspended.