A moderate amount of facial hair is normal for everybody; however, excess facial hair in a woman can be quite embarrassing. But, the problem might be deeper than a few moments’ humiliation. Facial hair might appear on the chin, upper lips, forehead and on the cheeks. Underlying causes may include hormonal changes (due to menopause or other health reasons), polycystic ovaries (PCOs), hormone-secreting tumor and heredity. The problem may also appear as a side effect of hair-fall medications like rogaine (Loniten) and medical procedures like chemotherapy.
Razor burns are tiny irritated bumps on the skin that occurs due to shaving. Sometimes, after you shave certain bacteria attack the hair follicles and make the shaved hairs grow inward instead of outward, leading to skin rashes and irritation. They can occur due to shaving any part of your skin including your chin, neck, legs, arms and armpits. There are many ways to prevent and get rid of razor bumps easily at home. These unattractive and irritating bumps can affect all types of skin. This article discusses how you can keep those irritating and unsightly bumps away to get soft and smooth skin.
What is Cystic Acne? Cystic acne (nodulocystic acne) is one of the most severe forms of acne vulgaris characterized by deep, inflamed breakouts, large bumps, cysts & nodules deeply rooted to the skin surface. They can occur anywhere on the skin with the cheeks, chin and back being commonly affected. These cysts are often filled with fluid containing white blood cells, dead cells, pus and bacteria which can spread the infection to a larger area if not treated early. Repeatedly touching or squeezing the acne might worsen the condition, leaving ugly deep scars on the skin.
What is Chest Acne? Chest acne is a common skin problem initiated by clogging of skin pores with sebum, dead skin cells, excessive sweat & oil secreted by a large number of sebaceous glands present in the chest. All these factors contribute bacteria accumulation on the chest which causes chest acne.
What are Stretch Marks? Striations on the skin surface (striae) that results from excessive stretching and rupture of elastic fibers in the dermal layer of skin can tear the dermis and produce scars known as stretch marks.