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They found that a progressive virus "sticking" on feathers occurs because AIV-contaminated waters interact with the preen oil gland secretion.
Acne, or "pimples," is redness and irritation of the oil glands of the skin.
However, hormones also influence both oil gland production and the maturation of skin cells thereby contributing to the formation of acne lesions.
Our lips lose moisture much faster than other parts of the body as there are no sweat or oil glands beneath the surface.
Direct exposure to dirt and the absence of oil glands make the skin in the foot area much drier than any other part of our body.
Blepharitis commonly occurs when tiny oil glands located near the base of the eyelashes become clogged.
Blepharitis, when the tiny oil glands at the base of the eyelashes become clogged.
An abundant amount of androgens - "male" hormones that both men and women have - can cause oil glands to overwork.
They also preserved features like hair follicles and oil glands.
3 DON'T brush or comb your hair too frequently as this may irritate the scalp and stimulate oil glands to produce more oil, making your hair look lank.
Right before your period, your body may produce extra androgen, a hormone that kicks oil glands into high gear.
The skin on your hands is thinner than on most parts of the body and has fewer oil glands.
High humidity triggers the functioning of oil glands that make you feel exhausted.
To paraphrase Christina Aguilera, You are beautiful, no matter the state of your oil glands.
Lips have no oil glands and a much thinner outer layer of skin, which is why they dry out so quickly.