Unless you enjoy watching daytime television on NyQuil, there's nothing fun about having a cold. A red, cracked nose may be the biggest insult to a cold sufferer, as it's both unattractive and painful. How can you avoid turning into Rudolph?
TV commercials make it seem like you should moisturize just about every part of your body -- including your underarms. But is it a good idea to put those specially formulated lotions on your cuts and scrapes?
Finding a moisture balance for acne-prone skin can be frustrating. If you don't moisturize, oily skin can feel dried out or flaky. If you do, you'll end up with greasy skin -- and a few more breakouts. What can an acne-prone person do?
As far as medical conditions go, dry skin isn't a big deal. But if you have a severe case, it can take the form of a maddening itch or may make you feel as though your skin is beset by hundreds of hungry fleas. Moisture can alleviate your skin woes.
If you've never dealt with a bout of eczema, consider yourself lucky. Those who suffer through its itchy hell (and suffer they do) know that the key to calming the urge to scratch may lie in how you treat your skin.
If you have oily skin, you've probably spent a great deal of time trying to make it look less greasy. So why on Earth would anybody with oily skin need to moisturize? Think of it this way: Moisture is about water, not oil.
When it comes to skin care, people have many misconceptions about other ethnicities. Everyone can experience the same problems, such as dry or oily skin. But does how dark or light your skin is affect how you use moisturizer?
Men may be from Mars, and women may be from Venus, but do they have to think about skin care differently? Women are more likely to moisturize, but that doesn't men should ignore the practice altogether.