Month: October 2009

Folliculitis: Cause and Treatment

Folliculitis is a skin infection that occurs when hair follicles become infected, most typically with Staphylococcus aureus or another type of bacteria or fungus. Folliculitis tends to develop in areas such as the neck, axilla (armpit) or groin area. Depending on the type of infection, the signs and symptoms may vary and include: A rash… Read more »

Alpha Lipoic Acid & Skin Care: Worth The Hype?

If you’ve heard about alpha lipoic acid and its use as an active ingredient in skin care preparations, then it’s one ingredient that you’re probably not only curious about, but have possibly also already tried. An enzyme with good antioxidant activity when applied topically to skin, alpha lipoic acid also delivers antioxidant benefits when taken… Read more »

Alpha Lipoic Acid & Skin Care: Worth The Hype?

If you’ve heard about alpha lipoic acid and its use as an active ingredient in skin care preparations, then it’s one ingredient that you’re probably not only curious about, but have possibly also already tried. An enzyme with good antioxidant activity when applied topically to skin, alpha lipoic acid also delivers antioxidant benefits when taken… Read more »