Lemons are a natural disinfectant and deodorizer. They help with digestion and make skin lighter.
Brown sugar is an excellent exfoliant for sensitive skin.
Toss a handful of flaxseed into the blender the next time you make a smoothie. The oil from this grain will help keep your skin smooth, moist, and glowing. You can buy this omega-3–rich seed at supermarkets or health-food stores.
Take your shoes and socks off, grab a hand mirror, and examine your feet. Melanoma can develop even in places that don’t see much sun. The three most common on the feet: the soles, between the toes, and around or under the toenails. Check once a month for spots that are new or asymmetrical or …
To stop the itching from rashes or insect bites, head for the pantry. Mix 1 cup oatmeal with 3 cups water, then add to a bath of tepid water.