Category: Skin Health

Sunscreen Safety In Question

Sunscreen Safety In Question

Sunscreen Safety In Question – With summer officially here, people have started to apply sunscreen on themselves in order to avoid being burned by the sun’s rays. Everyone is out in their bikinis and bathing suits to enjoy the nice weather. The beaches are warm, but some are worried that we are not getting all [...]

June 26, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Do Black People Get Sunburnt? Sunburn & Race

Do Black People Get Sunburnt? Sunburn & Race

Do Black People Get Sunburnt:Sunburn & Race – Do black people get sun burn? The answer is yes,despite the fact that black skin has a bit more protection due to melanin against UV rays it will get burn when exposed to too much UVA.John A. Kenney Jr., M.D., professor of dermatology at Howard University College [...]

September 25, 2009 | 7 Comments More
Epidermis

Epidermis

Epidermis – Epidermis is the search of the day.The epidermis is known as the outermost layer of the skin that is created with the following components terminally differentiated stratified squamous epithelium,that serves as the body’s major barrier against harmful environment.The epidermis is avascular, nourished by diffusion from the dermis, and composed of four cell types: [...]

December 20, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Harlequin Ichthyosis:Harlequin Disease

Harlequin Ichthyosis:Harlequin Disease

Harlequin Ichthyosis:Harlequin Disease – Harlequin ichthyosis also called Harlequin-type ichthyosis or ichthyosis congenita, Ichthyosis fetalis or keratosis diffusa fetalis is an incurable skin disease that mostly affects new born babies. Harlequin ichthyosis is manifested by thickening of the keratin layer in fetal human skin,diamond-shaped scales, and tends to have a reddish color.The skin eventually cracked [...]

December 16, 2008 | 0 Comments More