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What does being “natural” mean?

The natural hair movement is a movement that encourages women and men of African descent to keep their natural afro-textured hair. It originated in the United States during the 1960s, with its most recent iteration occurring in the 2000s.[1][2] The movement designates Black people who wear afro-textured hair in its natural, coiled, kinky, or tight curly state. The word ‘nappy’ has been subjected to denigration since the Atlantic slave trade. Thereafter, some Afrodescendants have positively taken the word back. In francophone countries, it is often reanalyzed as a portmanteau of ‘natural’ and ‘happy’.[3][4][5][6] We of African descent gave up “relaxing our hair and allow it to grow in its nat

What is Contact Dermatitis?

Overview Have you ever used a new type of skincare product or detergent, only to have your skin become red and irritated? If so, you may have experienced contact dermatitis. This condition occurs when chemicals you come into contact with cause a reaction. Most contact dermatitis reactions aren’t severe, but they can be unpleasant until the itching goes away. What are the symptoms of contact dermatitis? Contact dermatitis symptoms depend on the cause and how sensitive you are to the substance. Allergic contact dermatitis Symptoms associated with allergic contact dermatitis include: dry, scaly, flaky skin hives oozing blisters skin redness skin that appears darkened or leathery skin that burns

What Are the 7 Different Types of Eczema?

7 types of eczema If your skin itches and turns red from time to time, you might have eczema. This skin condition is very common in children, but adults can get it too. Eczema is sometimes called atopic dermatitis, which is the most common form. “Atopic” refers to an allergy. People with eczema often have allergies or asthma along with itchy, red skin. Eczema comes in a few other forms, too. Each eczema type has its own set of symptoms and triggers. There are also some common symptoms for all types of eczema: dry, scaly skin redness or brown patches itching, which may be intense Pictures of eczema 1. Atopic dermatitis Atopic dermatitis is the most common form of eczema. It usually starts in



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