Samuel McCommon

14 posts
Samuel McCommon is originally from Austin, Texas, but now lives in Da Nang, Vietnam. When not writing, he enjoys cooking, playing music, socializing, and hanging out with his wife and son.
acne and the liver

Acne and the Liver: Mineral Deficiencies May Cause Breakouts

Acne and the liver The relationship between acne outbreaks and liver function is hotly debated among doctors. Some doctors insist that no relationship exists between acne and impaired liver function; others disagree. Nonetheless, there are indications that links do exist. Hormonal acne Dr. Ben Johnson of Osmosis Skin Care says that pimple patterns are connected ... Read more
Lip Plumpers

Lip Plumpers: Best Lip Plumping Products for 2019

What are lip plumpers? Lip plumpers generally fall into three separate categories. First, there are suction tools, which pull blood to the lips. Second, there are topical lip glosses containing natural irritants that increase blood flow in order to produce redness and swelling. Third, there are topical products that rely on rejuvenating and moisturizing ingredients. ... Read more
Tanning Bed Benefits

Indoor Tanning Beds: Dangers and Benefits of UV Radiation

Medical professionals are almost universal in their opposition to indoor tanning beds, which are widely recognized as harmful and potentially dangerous. Many states have banned minors from visiting tanning salons, as have all Canadian provinces. Australia has banned commercial tanning salons entirely. Yet despite the dangers presented, the tanning industry earns billions of dollars each ... Read more
air pollutants

Anti-Pollution Skin Care: Common Pollutants and Advice from the Experts

Air pollution is increasingly recognized as having detrimental effects on skin. The various components of air pollution have been linked to numerous adverse skin conditions, including eczema, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, and skin cancer. Additionally, they can lead to cosmetic problems like premature aging and undesired pigmentation. Air pollution is markedly higher in urban areas ... Read more
tongue scraper

How to Get Rid of Bad Breath: Causes, Medical Treatments and At-Home Remedies

While coffee breath, garlic breath or morning breath can be offensive, they’re not chronic problems. Chronic halitosis is a more serious, long-lasting condition that can be traced back to many different causes — from simple problems like poor oral hygiene to more serious issues like gastrointestinal or metabolic disorders. Once you have this persistent problem, ... Read more