Face masks are becoming increasingly popular for outdoor use among people keen to protect their skin from sun damage. While sunscreen is effective too, the protection it offers diminishes over time and in some circumstances a physical barrier is better.
There are literally hundreds of different kinds of lumps, bumps and cysts associated with the skin. Fortunately, the vast majority of these are harmless and painless, including skin tags. Skin tags usually don’t cause any pain, however, they can become irritated if anything, such as clothing, jewelry, or skin rubs against them.
The winter season brings challenges to our skin with the heaters cranking and low moisture in the air. This leaves our skin dry and itchy. Without its proper moisture barrier, the skin can become irritated, inflamed, and even fissured (aka cracked). Many consequences stem from this.
Twas the season for cocktail parties, holiday soirees, and family gatherings. Now, instead of decking the halls, we’re on Zoom calls! Late nights, hectic schedules, and sweet treats can still easily wreak havoc on your skin this year and we already know holiday pictures will be plastered all over social media with friends and family constantly on their smart phones.
From expansive reservoirs and trout lakes in the mountains to small bodies of water nestled in rolling hills and low-elevation fishing holes, Arizona offers plenty of year-round fishing options for its residents and visitors. Fishing involves long hours spent outdoors, often in the sun. When you add in the potential for reflected sunlight from the water striking your face and other parts of your body, it’s an activity that can be very hard on your skin.