Dra. Laura Miguel
It is well known how good rosehip oil is for our skin as it has been used since time immemorial because of its composition rich in vitamins, essential fatty acids and antioxidants, however, is it really as good as they say? Are we really applying something effective to our skin? In this post we’ll explain the 7 main benefits of rosehip oil to clear up any doubts.
1. Natural origin
Rosehip oil comes from the seeds of the Rosa rubiginosa bush, which, in Repavar’s case, comes from the Andes. This is...
Dra. Adriana Ribe. RibeClinic, Barcelona.
What do you do about that tattoo that you don’t want and don’t even like any more? Falling out of love, trends, a change in lifestyle or a poor aesthetic result are the main reasons why people want to get rid of their tattoos.
Nowadays, tattoos can be removed. I would advise you to think carefully before getting a tattoo, for health reasons and with a view to the future when you might want to get rid of it.
A tattoo changes the colour of the skin, creating a picture or text drawn under the epidermis...
Dr. Laura Miguel.
How many times have you heard that your neighbour is putting rose hip oil on a scar and she recommends you try it too because she’s heard that it is very good for burns and scars? The fact is that it is a very widespread idea among people, but, is there any truth in it?
What is rose hip oil?
Rose hip oil comes from the seeds of a bush (Rosa moschata or Rosa Rubiginosa) that originated in Europe, but can also be found in South America, Asia and North Africa. This plant was traditionally used in folk medicine because of its excellent properties...
Apothecary Marián García.
Practically every day at the pharmacy I talk to many pregnant women offering them advice on different topics and I have always been surprised how unconcerned most of them are about stretch marks… until they appear that is!
When a pregnant woman gets out of the shower one morning and looks in horror at the first signs on her skin, that’s when she is most likely to come to the pharmacy looking for a solution. Is there anything we can do to avoid this shock?
Why do stretch marks appear during pregnancy?
They are mainly due to two...
Apothecary Marián García.
Who hasn’t suffered a small burn at home? These little mishaps form part of everyday life. It is estimated that 3 out of every 1000 people need healthcare assistance for a burn, although fortunately only 5% need hospital care.
What types of burns are there?
The most common are lesions caused by the effect of heat on the skin, like the classic burns in the kitchen after contact with the iron, the oven or an oil splash. However, let’s not forget that as well as heat burns, there are other types of burns caused by different agents such...