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How your life affects your skin - WebMD Boots
The choices you make every day - what you eat, where you go, how you feel - affect how your skin looks. Use this visual guide to help keep your skin young-looking, healthy and wrinkle-free.
Skin and diet
Want good skin? Watch your diet. Higher intakes of vitamin C and a lower intake of fats and carbohydrates may help the appearance of your skin as it ages. Changing your diet may help your looks....
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Slideshow: Better skin after menopause - WebMD Boots
Skin changes with menopause
As you experience menopause, you may notice a number of changes in your skin, triggered by collagen loss. They include:
Loss of elasticity
Fat loss under the skin
Sagging skin at the jaw line, neck and cheeks
Fine lines and wrinkles, such as crow's feet around the eyes
Lines above the upper lip
Your face isn't the only place affected. You may notice dry skin...
Acne scars - Treatments and procedures to get rid of them
What causes acne scarring?
When the skin is damaged from a spot bursting or being picked or squeezed, the body produces extra collagen (a protein fibre normally found in the second layer of the skin) as part of the healing process; the greater the damage, the more collagen is produced. Picking and squeezing leads to further inflammation and subsequent damage, so collagen is over-produced in...
Skin lighteners - WebMD Boots
Skin lightening treatments can be effective but they can also be harmful.
There's a world of difference from a cosmetic product you can buy on the High Street which brightens and evens out your skin tone to an illegal lightener containing potentially dangerous bleaches and steroids.
It's a controversial area too because although many people use lighteners to reduce discolouration and fade age...