Remember in Sex and the City when Carrie and Big broke up before he left for Paris? There was a scene shortly after when Charlotte, Miranda, and Samantha all gave Carrie an intervention to talk to a therapist. A scene that was so profound and those who have seen the show know what a hot-mess the characters were, this was advice I can wholeheartedly agree on. As Samantha put it, “not have the blind leading the blind.”

It’s great to talk over our problems with friends and family in hopes of clarity from another person who knows us well. …

Woman showing nose to mid upper arm while shirtless holding upper right arm with left hand as if trying to hide upper arms bumps

Trust me, it’s not just you. Friends of friends complain of those pesky upper arm bumps. They never seem to go away!

Equivalent to biting your nails — you pick at those papules when watching your favorite heart-racing series. You don’t even recognize you are doing it until the credits roll and realize you did enough scraping with your fingernails your whole upper arm is red. Whoops!

If you are like the rest of us and have tried to exfoliate, dry brush, moisturize and still can’t seem to get rid of the bumps completely, it may be time to start…

Katherine Losoya

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