Understanding SPF factors

SPF factor 30 … factor 50 … 50+ … there is a lot to choose from when you are looking for a suntan cream. But what does the abbreviation SPF actually mean? Many people do not know, or in any event do not clearly understand. Here, in a nutshell, is what you must know about…

Keloid treatment: what must you do?

Keloids are scars that proliferate. They have extremely annoying characteristics and fall into the category of ‘problem scars’. Not only are they much more visible and unsightly, they also result in more complaints than ordinary scars: Itching ‘Pulling’ of the skin Bright red or purple colour Very painful, for example when lying on the scar…

acne

Tips for preventing acne scars

It is great when your acne disappears. But there is always the risk of acne scars remaining. Fortunately the scars fade over time. Your skin’s self-healing capacity ensures that they partly disappear. But some acne scars remain visible if you do not treat them. Fortunately it is possible to help your skin prevent scar formation…

How do you treat a burn blister?

A burn blister is a second-degree burn, which you can treat yourself in most cases. It is recognisable as a fluid-filled blister that develops on your skin. What has in fact happened is that the epidermis (outer skin layer) has detached itself from the underlying skin layers. Take care! A burn blister can be superficial…

dry skin

Tips to prevent dry skin

Everyone experiences dry skin from time to time. Dry skin occurs when the skin barrier, which is made up of oils, becomes too thin. This allows the moisture, which should be retained by your skin, to escape. Your water balance is disturbed and your skin dries out. What are the causes of dry skin? 1.     …

Girl with chicken pox

Prevent and reduce chicken pox scars

Prevent and reduce chicken pox scars Chicken pox scars: prevention and reduction is possible! Chicken pox is already upsetting enough for your child. Some children really seem to go under with it, whilst others have a lot fewer problems. Children particularly suffer from itching. Chicken pox can cause scarring in 2 ways: The chicken pox…

The story of Rick Thomas and Alhydran

For a year and a half, 36-year-old Rick Thomas suffered from painful cuts and wounds on the inside of his hands despite seeking relief from specialists and many different products.  Then Rick turned to Alhydran. Within just a few weeks, Rick noticed miraculous results.  A recent catch-up session with Rick reveals his remarkable Alhydran success…