EiR Blog

A Blog For Those Affected By Environmental And Invisible Illnesses Written By Fellow Survivors

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Login
    Login Login form
Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in SkinCare
29
Nov
0
Posted by Posted on in EirBlog
Hits: 40
Rate this blog entry:
0

An Appreciation of Peptides and Their Importance in Skincare

Woman smiling broadly
All those who dabble in skincare are familiar with collagen, which features in many anti-aging products; however, the mention of peptide almost always brings about puzzled looks among the laypeople, as they are generally unable to reconcile a high school biology class terminology with a practical application in skincare. This is not unnatural, because it has only very recently started making an appearance in everyday skincare regimens. What Is a Peptide and What Does It Do?  In a very elementary way, a peptide is the basic building block of all kinds of protein; amino acids linking together make amino-peptides and when they link together, they make protein. As far as the skin is concerned, the most important protein is collagen that lies below the outermost layer of the skin that contains the blood vessels, nerves, fats, elastin, and collagen. It is collagen that makes up about 80% of the dermis...
Continue reading
22
Oct
0
Posted by Posted on in EirBlog
Hits: 2163
Rate this blog entry:
0

Athlete's Guide: Ways To Prevent And To Get Rid Of Jock Itch

Jock itch is one of the most common fungal infection of the skin often caused by the same fungus that results in athlete's foot. Though, technically you don't need to be an athlete to get a jock itch, but they are most common among athletes because of one simple reason, sweat! Athletes sweat a lot and often wear those sweaty clothes for a long period of time, which acts as a perfect breeding ground for the bacteria that cause jock itch.  So, let us get into the depth of jock itch and know all about it such as: What is Jock Itch! Medically, jock itch is known as Tinea cruris or ringworm of the groin. It is caused by fungi called dermatophytes that live naturally on the skin. Typically, they are harmless, but under warm and moist conditions they multiply quickly and cause the infection. This is the reason why...
Continue reading