What You Need To Know About Warts

Warts are the white, beige, or brown small skin bumps that appear almost anywhere in the body. They are caused by HPV (human papillomavirus), which is acquired when a person is exposed to an environment with contaminated objects or through skin contact with a person who is a carrier of HPV when shaking hands or having sexual intercourse. Warts may also develop on people with autoimmune diseases, like HIV and AIDS. There are different types of wart that appear in the body, including:

Common Wart (verruca vulgaris)- This type of wart commonly appears on the fingers and toes. It has a rough texture and is usually round and grayish in appearance.

Flat Wart – Also known as “verucca planar”, this type is usually not noticeable. Areas commonly affected by flat wart include the face, neck, legs, arms, and around the beard.

Filiform Wart – It is also known as “verruca filiformis” and usually grows around the mouth, nose, neck, and, chin. It looks like a tiny flap or tag of skin. Filiform wart has the same color as the skin.

Periungual Wart – Develops under and around the toenails and fingernails, this type of wart commonly appears in people with nail-biting mannerism. It can be painful and may affect nail growth.

Plantar Wart – It is usually found on the soles of feet and can be painful and uncomfortable. It is acquired when the virus enters the body through tiny cuts, breaks, and other weak spots on the bottom of the feet.

Having warts is always a major turn off for a lot of people since this skin problem is usually related to hygiene issues and HIV. Because of the stigma and discomfort, most people want to get rid of warts. Some will even try home remedies to remove their warts. However, this is not advisable since it is likely that the warts will bleed. When this instance occurs, the infection will spread to other parts of the body. Other home treatments for warts may also cause burning and redness of the skin.

When treating warts, it is best to seek the advice of a dermatologist or visit an aesthetic clinic to avoid the occurrence of other skin problems and infections due to self-medication.

Fortunately, there is now a safe, painless, and convenient treatment for warts called “Electrocautery Warts Removal” that makes use of light electric currents that apply heat to the surface of the skin to burn away unwanted growths. It is also used as a treatment for other abnormal tissue growths.

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How to Whiten Underarm

Having dark underarms is truly embarrassing. The most common causes of darkening are shaving, excessive sweating, use of deodorants to name some. But what are the best ways to get rid of dark underarms?

Stop Shaving

Using razors to shave your armpits can contribute to darkening of the skin. When shaving, the root of hair cannot be shave making it visible that’s adding to darkening of underarms and developing of chicken skin or bumps. Also, there is a chance that you can cut your skin that will only give you dark scars.

Laser Hair Removal is one of the recommended technologies today to replace shaving. It is safe because it does not cause any damage to dermis plus it gets rid of the ingrown hairs which cause the bumps and darkening of the skin. Laser Hair Removal is best to partner with products that deeply moisturizes skin to maintain the healthy skin after treatment.

 

Consult a Dermatologist

In some cases, natural treatments do not work depending on the skin type. There are some treatments offered by some reputable clinics to solve this kind of skin problems. For example, Chemical Peeling, one of the doctor’s recommended treatment for dark skin and skin discoloration, is a type of method that can be seen and purchased anywhere but it’s best to have it under the supervision of a certified dermatologist to assess you with the right treatment and exfoliation. Skin is not something to be taken for granted, we need to invest for a safer and effective results.

 

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How to Lose Love Handles the Healthy Way

People mostly desire a nice body shape particularly having a flat belly because they want to look good in a tight pair of jeans or in a bikini.

The great thing about having a sexy body is it boosts your self-esteem, and having high self-esteem makes you more motivated to care for yourself and achieve personal goals. However, there are things we need to consider and do in order to lose weight and be sexy.

How can we do it right? Here are the things that we need to remember:

1. Eat Healthy

Proper dieting is one of the key to achieve your desired body shape the healthy way. Eating healthy is not only about the food that we take, but also the habit of eating good food.

Don’t skip meals
We tend to skip meals because we thought that our body will take lesser fats and calories too, however, skipping meals only slows the process of digesting food resulting to gaining of weight making us to look more fat.

Eat slowly
Eating slowly allows proper digestion to get the nutrients our body need.

Eat foods rich in fiber
Eating food rich in fiber helps you cut the calories.

Serving the right size
start downsizing your food intake and know when you are full and  gauge what’s too much.

Remember that a change of diet and lifestyle will surely affect our energy and body system so before we start dieting it is advisable to consult a dietician or a doctor to know what’s more appropriate actions we should do.

2. Engage in Physical Activities    

You have lots of options to try that can help you lose weight and shape your body. You can do a workout at the gym, try some sports or even do simple exercises at home like sit ups and curl ups. You just need to be dedicated, time management is essential to achieve your desired body shape. It is also wise if you continue to be active to maintain your new shape.

Exercising is best to partner with green tea because it helps you boost your metabolism and will also give you endurance for your workout. Another alternative is L-carnitine, it is an amino acid that converts fatty acids as energy that you can use for your workout.

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3. Visit a Trusted Aesthetic Clinic

Do you want to be instant sexy or speed up weight loss? The fastest way is to try latest aesthetic techniques and technologies. One of the advantages is the presence of doctors who are most reliable for your treatment and sessions. Some of the most effective aesthetic services out there are the Mesotherapy and Viora combined. These services are popular because you don’t have to go under the knife just to lose fats contributing to your weight. Mesotherapy uses small injections containing natural extracts that burn fats while Viora uses radio frequency.

Interested to know more about Viora and Mesotherapy? We are happy to assist you! You message us here: http://shinagawa.ph/contact-us

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5 Effective Tips in Maintaining a Healthy Skin during Summer

Summer is one of the favorite seasons in the Philippines because of the outdoor activities this weather invites. However, this is also the time where our skin is prone to damage like dryness, occurrence of signs of aging, skin discoloration and the like. So, how can you maintain your skin hydrated while enjoying the warm weather?

Here are some tips to protect your skin during summer:

1. Use Sunscreen and Makeup with UV Protection

Sun exposure causes wrinkles and fine lines to our skin. Tanning during summer is also a trend but what people usually disregard is the fact that too much sun exposure accelerates the effects of aging and increases your risk of developing skin cancer. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) light damages the elastin which causes skin to sag, make sure you reapply sunscreen in case you sweat or get wet especially when swimming to protect you from sunburn.

When choosing makeup, make sure that it contains UVA/UVB protection to avoid skin discoloration. Find a makeup that gives enough protection to avoid photo-aging, buy makeup that contains spf 15 or higher.

2. Vitamin C
Vitamin C enhances collagen production which makes our skin firmer and younger looking. You can also apply topical vitamin c to increase the sunscreen’s effectiveness to protect against UV exposure.

3. Keep Hydrated

Drink plenty of water to maintain the moisture balance of your skin, you can also use water based products for your lotion or moisturizer.

4. Cold Shower

Taking cold shower during summer days is highly advisable because we often sweat during this season due to warm weather. Sweat and oil can cause clogging of pores, making your face prone to acne. Hot shower makes your skin dry.

5. Have a Facial

Have a regular facial it is advisable to either have an anti aging facial or anti acne facial. Anti-aging facial is recommended since hot weather makes our skin prone to photoaging. Anti acne facial since sweating and dirt can easily clog pores, causing pimples.