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Good Housekeeping
Mabi David-Balangue, Contributor
November 09, 2011

Spots 101: Every Woman's Guide to Warts, Calluses, and More

Read up on how to treat and prevent these touchy skin problems. By Mabi David-Balangue

article_rough-spots.jpgThe warm weather we enjoy in the Philippines makes wearing sleeveless tops and short hemlines not only common, but practical as well. Even the supposedly cool months of the holiday season can bring sunny skies and sweltering heatand a very unhappy and sweaty you. Your solace, then, would come in the form of lightweight clothes.

Unfortunately, there could be a few tiny things that could stop you from basking in the breezy airthink unsightly and unwanted blemishes. Thankfully, these issues are often treatable, whether with a visit to the doctor or with the help of a few household items. From warts to varicose veins, corns and calluses to keloids, here are effective methods for getting rid of those pesky spots.


(First published in the October 2003 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines, Beauty section as "Spots;" model photos by Pat Dy; adapted for use in Female Network)  

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