Skin Care

Tattoo Removal

In the last two decades, the prevalence of tattoos has been steadily on the rise. Tattoos, at one time most commonly associated with sailors and war veterans, have increasingly become a standard adornment. A 2008 survey on tattoos indicated that approximately 14% of Americans bear the popular and permanent skin decoration.  A&E’s television series, Inked, which first aired in 2004 has given rise to many reality TV imitations whose popularity is a solid indicator that tattoos have become a mainstream part of pop culture. As the number of people getting tattoos increases, so too increases the number of people who […]

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Calamine Lotion

Calamine lotion is a safe and effective treatment for treating skin irritations such as bug bites, sun burns, and minor rashes. The lotion contains ferric oxide and a zinc carbonate or zinc oxide, and is applied topically to the skin. Calamine lotion is one of the oldest treatments for insect bites still in use today. The lotion contains mild antiseptic properties which can prevent infections when applied to oozing blisters caused by chickenpox or other similar medical conditions. It is also one of the two active ingredients of Caladryl, which is amongst the most widely used topical itch relief creams […]

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