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Drinking Water and Hydration

Drinking Water and Hydration

Drinking Water and Hydration It’s certainly not exactly new information that water is good for you, and there are many good reasons to drink water: It’s refreshing, helps your brain function, maintains energy levels, regulates body temperature, aids in digestion, and ultimately keeps your body healthy. In fact, we are told to drink at least...
How Do You Get Rid of Acne Scars?

How Do You Get Rid of Acne Scars?

Dermabrasion as a Cheap, Natural Remedy Acne, like rain, falls on the just and unjust alike, and though it plagues most of us between the ages of fourteen and forever, it is thankfully benign, temporary, and often easy to treat/avoid.  Where it becomes complicated is when the otherwise unimpressive little pimples turn into discolored pockmarks...
How Do You Get Rid of Stretch Marks?

How Do You Get Rid of Stretch Marks?

Stretch marks…the bane of pregnant women, hormonal teenagers and anyone working toward the noble goal of weight loss. It is an affliction with as many causes as treatments, and nearly everyone, at some point in their life, will have to deal with it.  Like anything unpleasant, stretch marks can at times seem far easier to...

What is Keratosis Pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris (KP), a treatable, genetic disorder that causes skin bumps and a flushed look around affected areas, often goes overlooked as a skin condition. The reason is simple: it’s a benign skin disorder that causes nothing except a cosmetic blemish.  So while more than 40% of all adults are victims of KP, few people...

Contracting Keratosis Pilaris

Our skin is a feisty friend.  Sensitive and susceptible to ailments, keeping up with the many forces that work to weather away at us is often a daunting task.   Peeling skin, acne, stretch marks, and any number of other ailments assault our clear, healthy skin with a persistence that is almost to be commended.  Most...

Acne – The Science Behind Breakouts

There are few mysteries more awe inspiring than the machinations of our own bodies.  Cell division and hormone production, as much a part of us as our hair and eyes, are often as mysterious to we, the daily populace, as black holes and the workings of gravity.  Yet to solve a problem it is important...
What are “Bumps on Skin?”

What are “Bumps on Skin?”

Unpleasant though it is, bumps, bruises, and blemishes are a part of everyday life.  Here at Riiviva, we recognize that the first step toward having and maintaining clear, healthy skin is knowledge—knowledge of causes, knowledge of conditions, and, most importantly, knowledge of treatment.  We’re all interested in pretty complexions and good faces, so when we...
What is Microdermabrasion?

What is Microdermabrasion?

The Space Program gave us ice cream in a bag; the military gave us Humvees and the modern GPS; and aside from a long line of movies, music, and entertainment, the good actors and actresses of Hollywood have given us, the American public, the skin cleansing power of Microdermabrasion. We’ve all seen them: beautiful, photogenic...