• Proper wound care: How to minimize a scar
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    Proper wound care: How to minimize a scar

    Whenever your skin is injured – whether by accident or from surgery – your body works to repair the wound. As your skin heals, a scar may form, as this is a natural part of the healing process. The appearance of a scar often depends on how well the wound heals. While scars from surgery or over joints like the knees and elbows are hard to avoid, scars caused by minor cuts and scrapes can become less noticeable by properly treating the wound at home. Here are dermatologists’ tips for reducing the appearance of scars caused by injuries such as skinned knees or deep scratches. Always keep your cut, scrape…

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    How to Make Healing Salve for Dry Skin | DIY Ointment Recipe

    Hi, I’m Kathrin Brunner, a nutritionist from For the Love of Body today I’ll show you how to make a healing calendula salve We’ll start with beeswax It will melt faster if you grate it. And we’re going to use 2.6ounces or 9 melted tablespoons I’ve already gone ahead and melted that in a double boiler it will take about 20 minutes, you don’t want to rush it. Once it’s melted we’re going to add to that shea butter so we’ll add 1 tablespoon or 4.5 ounces of shea butter to that and then we’re going to use mango butter. so we’ll use .5 announces or 1 tablespoon of mango…