Some people won't leave the house without make-up on. But that can backfire. If you use too much, or wear it too often, you can develop perioral dermatitis. Overtreated skin can result in inflammation, and even pustules.
Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health risks.
For many of those affected, asthma is a lifelong burden. It leads to inflammations with attacks of coughing, breathlessness, dyspnea and whistling breathing. There are many causes for the disease.
The Greek island of Chios is the only place in the world where the multipurpose mastic resin is cultivated. It's used for refining desserts, drugs and cosmetics — and nowadays also for making beer taste (even) better.
We are exposed to a variety of chemicals every day. Some of them can even make us sick. And they can be found where we least expect them. Three recent studies reveal more.
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