Why Is The Production of Sebum (Skin Oil)?

Why Is The Production of Sebum (Skin Oil)?

Q. Why Is The Production of Sebum (Skin Oil)? A. Sebum is a mixture of oily and waxy components. It is produced by the sebaceous glands and escaping the skin through the skin pores. Studies show a varied functions of sebum in the skin. Some think it is an additional barrier to prevent skin from […]

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What’s Skin Renewal Process?

What’s Skin Renewal Process?

Q. What’s Skin Renewal Process? A. The skin cells of the outer layer epidermis are created at the lowest sub layer of the epidermis. The skin cells undergo the mitotic division process where new and identical cells are formed. These fresh cells are then moving upwards to the surface of the skin. This movement is […]

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Does Oily Skin Age differently than Dry Skin?

Does Oily Skin Age differently than Dry Skin?

Q. Does Oily Skin Age differently than Dry Skin? A. Skin aging process is the same for any skin type, but the signs of aging may vary. A person with an oily type of skin has more natural sebum to protect the skin from dehydration hence can make wrinkle or rough skin texture less visible […]

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Where Does Age Spots Come From

Where Does Age Spots Come From

Q.Where Does Age Spots Come From? A. Age spot is sign of accumulated sun damage. It’s known also known as the sun spot or liver spot. Age spot usually appears on the face or hands, the areas of skin that expose to the sun the most. A good preventation of age spots is to use a sunscreen on a daily basis […]

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What Are The Common Signs of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Aging?

What Are The Common Signs of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Aging?

Q. What Are The Common Signs of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Aging? A. The common signs of an intrinsic aging are sagging of the skin over time, developing expression lines, lines around the eyes, forehead lines. And the common signs of an extrinsic aging are deeper facial expression lines, severe skin sagging, multiple discolorations, hyperpigmentation, rough […]

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Are There Many Types of Aging?

Are There Many Types of Aging?

Q. Are There Many Types of Aging? A. There are two main types of aging. One being Intrinsic skin aging which the skin ages naturally over one’s life time. Heredity, ethnicity, gravity or skin coloration can play an important part of this aging process. The other aging process is called Extrinsic skin aging which exposure […]

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Are There Any Layers of Skin?

Are There Any Layers of Skin?

Q. Are There Any Layers of Skin? A. Yes. There are three main layers of a typical skin. Epidermis: on the most outer is the epidermis, it is the body’s natural barrier to provide waterproofing and defense against infection. It consists 5 sub-layers. Dermis: in the middle it is the dermis, which has a range […]

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