There are some very interesting things about skin you may not know.
4. You can reduce stretch marks
Stretch marks can be obtained by variation in weight during pregnancy, weight loss and weight gain and even growth in the teenage years. They can occur anywhere, but most often occur on the thighs and abdomen. They can also occur when the effect of collagen and elastin pass. In this case they are red and purple (for lighter skin) due to inflammation. When stretch marks are in this phase can treat them with a cream containing retinoids. It will significantly reduce their overall appearance. This is due to the drug in the cream, which helps the regeneration of cells. Older stretch marks can be treated with laser, which will smooth the skin. It is exactly where the stretch marks.
5. Oily skin dictate what type of hair grows over it
The relationship between hair and skin is very similar. Sebaceous glands go into the hair follicle, which helps its moisturizing. Individual differences in glands are responsible for different hair types. In people with larger sebaceous glands is excreted more fat and their hair is often thin. For those with small sebaceous glands hair is thicker.
Facial skin is oily in the middle, because people have larger sebaceous glands there. And vice versa – it is dry at the edges of the face, because those fat cells are smaller. That is why even men with very thick beard to have hair the middle of the face.
6. Age spots actually should be called “sunspots”
These brown spots that occur in older people have little to do with age. Rather, they result from repeated exposure to sunlight, which is detrimental to skin. They appear because of the accumulated pigment cells in the upper layer of skin. To prevent stains, apply sunscreen every morning and a few hours if you are exposed to direct sunlight. Minimum SPF, you should use is 30. Always apply more cream to the face.
7. Melanomas do not always have color
Sometimes cancers can be found as a spot or mole on the skin. They can be any color except green. Will distinguish them from other moles in that they look strange, grow, itch or you just capture your attention. In these cases, should visit a dermatologist. Always tell your doctor about new spots and skin irregularities are noticed.