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Does Aloe Really Treat a Sunburn?

Does Aloe Really Treat a Sunburn?

[ INTRO ] It’s advice as old as time: if you get a sunburn, start lathering on the Aloe Vera. And when we say ‘old as time’, we mean it. Humans have been using aloe vera medicinally for thousands of years. But does the slimy gel actually have skin-healing properties? Well, the research is surprisingly …

Medical Myths – Dirty skin causes acne. 2

Medical Myths – Dirty skin causes acne. 2

There’s no evidence to suggest that the amount of face washing changes the development of acne. Acne can be associated with increased oil on the skin and face washing does help to remove the oil but there’s no evidence to suggest that it makes a difference on the actual number of breakouts.