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Stop Washing Your Face in The Shower - Here's Why.
Women with sensitive skin, acne prone skin, or dry skin have probably heard a common refrain from their expert friends and family about how their shower time could be exacerbating their problems. It's such a common refrain in the skincare world that some people question whether you should even shower daily — for reasons other than the potential harm to your face. What kind of shower is best for your facial skin? Long or short? Is it better to bathe with cold or warm water? The truth is that the verdict on showers and their benefits for the skin on your face isn't all that clear, and rather than accepting one opinion as "gospel," you should consider your own skin needs and how showering may help or stop you from getting your face what it needs in order to glow. What Happens to Your Skin in a Shower? The question of what showering does to your skin is perhaps the most important information in this discussion — and there are already some disagreements. However, the general consensus is that showering daily can have a few negative effects on your skin and the skin on your face. In the worst-case scenario, daily showering can exacerbate skin problems such as dry skin, itching, cracking, and bacterial overgrowth. Showering can help reduce skin bacteria, which is sometimes beneficial — but not always. While it may come as a surprise, bacteria are not all bad. In fact, bacteria and the health of your skin have a close relationship. Bacteria are necessary for the health of your skin. For example, in order for your immune system to function properly, it must be exposed to microorganisms on a regular basis. Keeping your skin clean and free of dirt and bacteria does not make you healthier; instead, it prevents your immune system from properly training its antibodies for future encounters. As a result, the antibacterial soaps that many people use in showers and hand scrubbing situations may kill off the important 'should be here' bacteria. When this happens, you're merely making room for more dangerous bacteria to colonise. And this is a major concern for people who take hot showers frequently, because excessive showering can cause your skin to dry and crack over time, allowing these more dangerous bacteria to enter your body beneath the skin barrier. This can lead to major issues, infections, and problems in the future. Is it bad to wash your face while you shower? Despite all of our warnings, there are still plenty of reasons to take our advice with a grain of salt. While a celebrity dermatologist may recommend you not to wash your face during your shower routine, the reality is that there is very little evidence to suggest any danger to your face in particular. We couldn't find any studies that suggested that washing your face in the shower could cause an increase in acne, wrinkles, dryness, or skin conditions like rosacea or eczema. The wrong products, many of which may be in your shower, are what will cause your skin problems. For example, the American Academy of Dermatology Association (AAD) recommends avoiding alcohol and abrasive cleaners, as well as sponges, washcloths and mesh cleaning tools that can irritate your skin. That means that many of the tools you use to wash your body (and may have in your shower) aren't good for your facial skin. And, after a thorough body scrub, remember not to scrub too hard on your face. Cleansers should be applied with your fingertips, and the cleanser should be removed with the same care. And, as the AAD points out, there's the issue of water temperature, which they recommend for face washing be "lukewarm." This is likely unhappy news if you enjoy hot or cold showers. Is water temperature important? You're probably wondering, "Why the big deal about hot water?" What about saunas, steam rooms and hot towels? "What exactly is it about my shower water that is so bad for my face?" As it turns out, there's a lot that can go wrong with it. Excessively hot water has been linked to an increased risk of irritation and inflammation of the skin on your face, according to research. As far as we're concerned, this does not imply that taking a shower is bad for your face. It does, however, imply that your face-specific routine may be best staged outside of the shower, where you can control temperature, reduce the risk of injury due to water temperature fluctuations, and generally do better work for your skin health. You may be wondering about the benefits of steam and whether they mitigate the risk of irritation. Steam and hot water have numerous benefits for your skin — and the things that live in your skin. Steam can loosen and soften buildup, making blackheads and other solid blemishes easier to remove from your pores. Steaming your skin can also provide additional benefits for serums and moisturisers later on. Topical products can often be better accepted by your skin by opening up your pores and making your skin more permeable. And, contrary to popular belief, steam is beneficial to your skin's relative moisture levels. It can not only help you add water to your individual skin cells, but it can also help make subsequent products like moisturisers and serums more effective. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, steam increases blood flow in your skin's blood vessels, which can lead to increased collagen production and, eventually, plump and firm skin. All of this being said, it is recommended that you use a hot towel or bowl rather than a shower, as this gives you more control over the time and level of contact water has with your face, as well as the ability to adjust the temperature. These things are important for people who have rosacea and redness, as well as those who have broken capillaries. Women with sensitive skin should exercise caution as well, as steaming can aggravate inflammatory conditions (which means people with eczema should also be wary). When You Should Wash Your Face Instead So, the shower is off, and we both agree on that. So, where do you wash your face? When, where, and why? You should wash your face twice a day, plus more if you get sweaty, as you might after exercise or time in the sun. In most cases, washing once in the morning and once at night is sufficient. According to what we can tell, you're fine to do one of those washes right after a shower — lukewarm water and a non-abrasive, non-alcoholic cleanser are the gentle combination you'll need. Just remember to be a little gentler than you would be with your back, legs, or feet. By the way, now is the ideal time to apply a moisturiser. Hot showers (especially long ones) can dry out your skin, and for people with psoriasis and other skin issues, they can aggravate existing problems. The best time to replenish lost moisture and protect yourself for the day ahead is after your post-shower face wash.
Natural And Ayurvedic Skincare Routine For Radiant Skin
When you clean your skin thoroughly at night, you help prevent clogged pores and, as a result, the occurrence of blackheads and pimples. Because skin penetration levels are higher at night, your products will work much better and deliver results much faster. We've put together a nighttime skincare routine for women who want to achieve glowing skin quickly. 1. Cleanse your face. Always wash your face to remove all makeup, dirt, and pollution from your skin. Your face wash should fight signs of ageing and improve skin radiance by containing the goodness of kakadu plum, the highest source of vitamin C. Kakadu plum contains natural fruit aha, which promotes cell renewal and gently exfoliates the skin to control excess oil, which can lead to pigmentation when exposed to the sun. It protects your skin from free radical damage, keeping it healthy and radiant. 2. Apply a brightening serum. After cleansing your face, apply a hydrating and brightening serum all over it. Choose a saffron-infused serum cleanses and exfoliates the skin while improving blood circulation and providing a glow. Rose extract aids in the unclogging of pores, the removal of dirt and oil, the restoration of pH balance, and the lightening and brightening of the skin. Lotus and aloe vera nourish the skin, exfoliate dead skin cells, and provide radiance. 3. Apply moisturiser to your face. Apply a brightening face cream to lock in moisture and prevent overdrying. Pick a skin brightening face cream with advanced bioactive phytoextracts that penetrate deeply into skin layers and effectively reduce dark spots, dullness, melasma, hyperpigmentation, and age spots. It should stimulate cell renewal, resulting in clearer, more even-toned skin. Vitamin C the most effective, quick, and safe skin brightener that protects against oxidative stress and effectively reduces liver spots. 4. Apply a face oil. With a nourishing face oil, you can seal in the moisture and goodness of all the other products. Pick a face oil containing antioxidant-rich saffron and say hello to a deep radiating glow, clearer skin, and a bright complexion. Choose anti-inflammatory and anti-acne herbs like Manjishtha, Turmeric and Lodhra to reduce breakouts, acne, and flaunt even-toned skin! 5. Face sculpting. Using a jade roller or a gua sha, sculpt your face. Massaging your face with these tools improves the absorption of other skincare products while also increasing blood circulation. It can help to work the facial tissues and relax the muscles, resulting in less puffiness. It also aids in the reduction of wrinkles and dark circles. 6. Use a lip mask. Apply a lip sleeping mask right before bed to prevent your lips from drying out or flaking. A lip plumping mask with Vitamin C and antioxidants moisturises dry lips. If you apply it at night, you will wake up with smoother lips. It provides intense moisturisation if it is formulated with shea butter and manuka honey. Besides this, lingonberry and turmeric oil, also help lighten dark lips, as well as coconut and castor oil, which aid in the removal of dead cells and flaky skin. 7. Cover everything with a sleep mask. By finishing the routine with a sleep mask, you can seal in all of the skincare products. Pick a prebiotic sleep mask to wake up with a refreshing glory. A sleep mask is designed to provide maximum comfort by nourishing your skin with prebiotics, retinol, collagen protein, and hyaluronic acid. Whichever combination you choose will nourish and hydrate your skin throughout the night. Make this sleep mask a part of your daily nighttime routine to wake up with refreshed, moisturised, plumpy, tight skin. It also aids in the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles.
The Best and Worst Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads
Some people don't even know they have acne because it doesn't look like a blemish at all. Acne comes in many different shapes, sizes, and colours. Take blackheads, those pesky dark-colored spots filled with gunk. If you've ever tried to squeeze one, you're likely to have found yourself facing down an angry bump instead, and you'll have quickly regretted it. So, what is the best way to get rid of this kind of acne on your skin? Before we look at the causes and who is most likely to get blackheads, let's look at who is most likely to get them. Blackheads are caused by a lot of different factors. People who get blackheads have too much sebum (oil), dead skin, and possibly C. acnes (the bacteria that causes acne) stuck in their hair follicles, which makes it hard for them to clean. When these things are exposed to the air, they turn black. Blackheads are called comedones in medicine. As acne starts to form, comedones start to form. When the follicle gets bigger and bigger, it can break open and spill its contents into the surrounding skin layer, which is called the dermis. This can cause an inflammatory response. This shows up on the skin as an inflammatory papule, which is more commonly known as a pimple. This is a lot more dangerous than a blackhead. Acne-prone people are more likely to get blackheads, but there is also a genetic predisposition. Hormones also play a role, causing sebum to be made (skin oil). Enlarged pores can also be found in people who have had a lot of sun damage. Ostia (small openings) can look bigger and more dilated if there is less collagen in the dermis around the hair follicle. People with the condition Favre-Racouchot have large blackheads on parts of their skin that have been sunburned. This is a very extreme example of this, though. Skin care: how to avoid getting blackheads Topical or oral retinoids can be used to keep blackheads at bay, such as prescription drugs like tretinoin or Retin-A. Adapalene, also known as Differin, is an over-the-counter retinoid that can be used to treat comedonal acne. Patients with more severe comedonal acne may need to take oral retinoids, like isotretinoin or Accutane, to get better. adds that chemical exfoliants can also be good, but doesn't like scrubs because they can irritate the skin. Getting rid of blackheads is the best way to do it. If you already have blackheads, there are a few dermatologist-approved ways to get rid of them. Some of them are also good ways to keep them from coming back. Make sure you use products that have Salicylic Acid in them. Salicylic acid, which is a beta hydroxy acid, is one of the best things you can use to get rid of blackheads. It increases cell turnover and unclogs pores. adds that the acne treatment can help dry out active acne lesions because it is a mild chemical irritant, which can help dry them out. A lot of research shows that salicylic acid can help with acne. Small double-blind and controlled studies show that people who used a 2 percent salicylic acid wash for two weeks had less acne lesions in 30 of the people who took part in the study. Add a Retinoid to Your Routine. Retinoids, which can be bought with a prescription (like Retin-A) or over the counter (Differin), are a good way to get rid of blackheads on the skin. Retinoids help keep the follicular ostia (where hair grows) from becoming blocked. They do this by promoting skin turnover and reducing the "stickiness" of the skin cells. When you start using retinoid cream, comedones may get worse because cell turnover increases against a clogged opening, causing the pores to widen even more. If you keep getting help for your skin condition, the blocked ostia will start to get better, and with more skin turnover, they are less likely to get blocked again in the future. You can also use retinoid to fight ageing and regenerate your skin. Take a look at Alpha Hydroxy Acids. Alpha hydroxy acids, like glycolic acid and lactic acid, can also be good for your skin. Salicylic acid is better at unclogging pores, though. Choose an in-office treatment with your Dermatologist. People who see a dermatologist can help them get rid of their dark spots on their skin. You can get in-office treatments that can help make your pores look less noticeable. Those are called laser treatments, and they don't hurt. They include nonablative resurfacing like Fraxel laser, Clear + Brilliant laser, and microneedling. While some people are happy with the results of a single treatment, others may need more than one to get the results they want. Worst Ways to Get Blackheads Out of Your Skin Harsh Scrubs. Some people want to use an exfoliating scrub right away to get rid of all their dead skin. People who use chemical exfoliators like AHAs should avoid over-exfoliating with a granule scrub like they might have been told to do as a teen, when they manually scrubbed the grains into their skin until it was red. Harsh scrubs can strip your natural oils and make your skin more oily, says a doctor at the hospital. Manual Extractions. Fight the urge to pop any pimples that you see. If you squeeze your blackheads, you can cause the follicle to break open and cause an inflammatory lesion, or cyst, to form. As a result, you can turn your blackhead into something that's much more serious on your skin Keep in mind that the closer a blackhead is to the surface of your skin, the less risky it is to get rid of it. Suction tools. Tech that says it can remove sebum from pores may sound good, but these products may do more harm than good, so be careful. This suction can be bad for the skin on your face. It can cause broken blood vessels, or telangiectasias, to appear, especially around your nose. Final Thoughts While it might be almost impossible not to try to remove that blackhead with your own two fingers, try your best not to do it. Prevention is the best medicine. The best way to get rid of blackheads is to use a few effective ingredients, such as retinoids, which are both good for your skin and good for keeping new blackheads away. Take your skin to a dermatologist for help.
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The rise of minimalist and delicate Korean jewelry designs in 2023
As the world of fashion and jewelry continues to evolve, we are seeing a rise in minimalist and delicate Korean jewelry designs. These designs are characterized by their clean lines, simple shapes, and dainty details, making them the perfect accessory for adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to any outfit. In 2023, these understated yet elegant pieces are becoming increasingly popular among fashion-conscious individuals who are looking for a new way to express their personal style. So it worthwell for us to discuss about this topic and find out the reasons lying behind the facts, in the meanwhile finding something new for the 2023 new year jewelry trends to follow and wear. One of the key features of minimalist and delicate Korean jewelry is the use of minimalistic design elements. This often includes clean lines and simple shapes that are easy on the eyes and do not overpower the wearer's overall look. The focus is on the beauty and quality of the materials used, rather than on the size or number of stones or embellishments. It is witnessed many Korean celebrities are wearing such jewelry types recently, for instance,Song Hye Kyo, a South Korean actress, is known for her refined and elegant style, and often chooses minimal and delicate Korean jewelry designs, such as dainty gold chains and simple gold stud earrings. In this way, many more ordinary people will be following the trend to wear the same or similar styles of jewelry. Another reason for the rise of minimalist Korean jewelry is the growing awareness of the importance of sustainability and eco-friendliness in the fashion industry. Minimalist designs are often made with fewer materials, which results in a lower environmental impact. Additionally, many Korean jewelry designers are using sustainable and eco-friendly materials, such as recycled metal and ethically-sourced gemstones. One of the most popular minimalist Korean jewelry designs in 2023 is the delicate gold chain necklace. These necklaces are often made with a thin gold chain and a small pendant, such as a simple gold disk or a minimalist geometric shape. They are the perfect accessory for adding a touch of understated elegance to any outfit. Another popular minimalist Korean jewelry design is the delicate gold hoop earring. These earrings often feature a thin gold hoop with a small charm or pendant hanging from it. They are a great way to add a touch of glamour to any look, without being too flashy. Minimalist Korean jewelry designs are also popular for bracelets. The most popular designs for bracelets in 2023 are delicate gold bangles or thin gold chain bracelets with small charms or pendants. These bracelets are great for layering with other bracelets or for wearing on their own for a simple, elegant look. In addition to gold, other popular materials for minimalist Korean jewelry designs include silver, rose gold and rhodium. These metals are often used in combination with each other, to create a unique and interesting look. Minimalist Korean jewelry designs are also popular for Rings. The most popular designs for rings in 2023 are delicate gold rings with small charms or pendants. These rings are great for layering with other rings or for wearing on their own for a simple, elegant look. In conclusion, minimalist and delicate Korean jewelry designs are becoming increasingly popular in 2023. These understated yet elegant pieces are perfect for those who want to express their personal style in a subtle and sophisticated way. With their simplicity and versatility, they are easy to pair with a wide range of outfits, and their sustainable and eco-friendly materials make them a responsible choice for those who want to support the fashion industry. If you are looking for a new way to elevate your wardrobe, consider incorporating some minimalist Korean jewelry designs from JewelryBund - one of the world's largest fashion jewelry suppliers, into your collection.
How Tretinoin Gets Rid Of Acne and How To Use It?
Tretinoin cream is available in a variety of concentrations, ranging from .05 percent cream to creams containing up to .1 percent tretinoin. The type of tretinoin cream you use to treat acne, like many other skincare medications, can have a significant impact on your results as well as your risk of experiencing side effects. We've listed all of the different tretinoin cream concentrations that are available in the United States below. We've also discussed which concentration is best for treating and preventing acne. We've also discussed how tretinoin can be used as an acne treatment to prevent breakouts and keep your skin clear all year. What Exactly Is Acne? Acne vulgaris, also known as acne vulgaris, is a common skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles, or pores, become clogged with a mixture of sebum, dead skin cells, and other substances. Acne affects almost everyone at some point in their lives. For some, it is a condition that develops during adolescence. Adult acne breakouts, which can occur in a person's 30s, 40s, and even well into middle age, are a lifelong annoyance for others. Acne breakouts are caused by a variety of factors. One of these is sebum, a natural oil produced by your sebaceous glands. When sebum accumulates on the surface layer of your skin, it can seep into your pores and clog them. Another factor in acne is the accumulation of dead skin cells over time. These cells, which are left over from the epidermal turnover process, can combine with sebum to clog pores and cause acne. Acne can become infected, inflamed, and painful when bacteria begin to multiply inside a clogged pore. Acne can range in severity from minor comedones to severe nodules and cysts that cause skin irritation. Forms of Acne Comedonal When your pores become clogged with sebum and/or dead skin cells, these small acne lesions form. Both whiteheads and blackheads are common forms of comedonal acne. Inflammatory Because of the presence of bacteria, these acne lesions are red, tender, and occasionally painful. Consider a typical red, inflamed pimple. Inflammatory acne commonly manifests as papules and pustules. Nodular and Cystic When bacteria multiply inside acne lesions deep within your skin, these severe forms of acne develop. Nodular and cystic acne are frequently difficult to treat and can leave acne scars. How Does Tretinoin Treat Acne? Tretinoin is one of the most powerful acne treatment on the market today. In fact, tretinoin and other topical acne treatments have been referred to as a "mainstay" of therapy for acne breakouts in studies. Retinoids, such as tretinoin, work by speeding up the process by which your skin produces new cells, a process known as epidermal turnover. To understand how this prevents acne, we must first cover the fundamentals of how your skin maintains and repairs itself, as well as the effects this process can have on the texture and appearance of your skin. Your skin serves several purposes. These include acting as a barrier against infectious pathogens like fungi and bacteria, regulating your temperature, keeping water inside your body, and protecting your organs from UV radiation and its effects. In other words, your skin does more than just make you look good. The outer layer of your skin, known as the epidermis, is responsible for the majority of this work. Your epidermis constantly produces new cells to replace older, worn ones in order to maintain itself. These cells are formed in the skin's basal layers. They gradually travel to the surface over time, allowing your older skin cells to detach and shed into the environment. This process is known as epidermal turnover. Consider it your skin's way of applying a fresh coat of paint as each old layer is worn away by the environment. The length of the epidermal turnover process varies according to age and a variety of other factors. The epidermis of most people changes every 40 to 56 days. So, what does this have to do with acne, and how does tretinoin play a role in it? One of the most important factors in the development of acne breakouts is the accumulation of old skin cells on the surface layer of your skin. Tretinoin aids in the exfoliation of dead skin cells by promoting skin cell turnover. This reduces your chances of developing clogged pores that develop into comedones or other types of acne. Tretinoin has other skin benefits in addition to its ability to treat acne. It directly stimulates collagen production, which can lighten and conceal lines, wrinkles, and other signs of facial ageing. It can also help with photodamaged skin, which is rough, dry, or unevenly pigmented as a result of sun exposure. These non-acne benefits are covered in greater detail in our guide to using tretinoin to treat wrinkles and skin ageing. How Fast Does Tretinoin Work? Tretinoin begins to work as soon as it is absorbed by your skin, but it usually takes a few months before you notice any significant improvements. In most studies, it takes three to six months for tretinoin to produce visible improvements in acne severity. During this time, you may notice that your skin improves gradually, or that you have fewer pimples or other types of acne. Some people who use tretinoin for acne experience a tretinoin "purge," which is an increase in acne, skin irritation, and other symptoms after starting tretinoin treatment. This is a temporary problem that usually resolves itself after a few months. After starting tretinoin, it's critical to persevere and be patient. It does work, but it may take a few months before you notice any significant changes in your skin. Which Tretinoin Cream Concentrations Are There? Tretinoin acne cream is available in several strengths in the United States, ranging from .025 percent, .05 percent, and .1 percent. Side Effects of Tretinoin Concentrations Tretinoin is a medication that is both safe and effective for the vast majority of people. However, it, like all medications, has the potential for side effects. The majority of these are minor and temporary, but there are a few you should be aware of before using any tretinoin-containing product. Tretinoin may cause the following side effects: A stinging or warming sensation Skin that is red, scaling, or dry An increase in acne lesions for a short period of time Lighter or darker skin discolouration Blisters, crusting, and swelling of the skin Pain, burning, redness, or flakiness are all symptoms of a bacterial infection. Tretinoin can also have serious side effects, especially if you have sensitive skin or skin that is easily irritated by topical treatments. If you experience severe irritation, hives, itching, or pain after applying topical tretinoin, contact your dermatologist right away. Another important tretinoin side effect to be aware of is that it can increase your skin's susceptibility to sunlight, making you more susceptible to sunburn. If you use tretinoin, you should exercise caution in bright sunlight. Wear protective clothing to shield your face from bright sunlight, apply sunscreen, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, even if it is artificial, as much as possible. The higher the concentration of tretinoin cream, as with most skin medications, the more significant the results. Creams with a higher tretinoin concentration are more effective at preventing acne and premature skin ageing, but they are also more likely to cause side effects. These side effects may be more common if you combine tretinoin with another acne treatment, such as benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. What Tretinoin Strength Should I Use for Acne? There is no "best" concentration of tretinoin cream for the treatment of acne because everyone's skin is different. Most people who use tretinoin, whether for acne prevention or as an anti-aging cream, experiment with different concentrations over time before settling on the type of cream that works best for their skin. Most dermatologists in the India begin by prescribing low strength medications to their patients. If this cream is ineffective in treating your acne, your doctor may advise you to try a stronger tretinoin cream. If you experience side effects like skin irritation, redness, or peeling, your doctor may recommend switching to a lower strength tretinoin cream, using the cream less frequently, or using an alcohol-free face moisturiser in conjunction with the tretinoin cream to prevent dryness. Finally, keep in mind that tretinoin frequently causes the most serious side effects during the first two to six weeks of use. This means that even if the concentration and dosage are perfect, there is still a chance that you will experience irritation and other "purge" effects when you begin treatment.
K-Idols with tattoos pt. 1
So I know in South Korea tattoos are still somewhat taboo and a very sensitive subject but as a girl with tattoos this is a topic I'm very passionate about. As I stated I have 3 tattoos so obviously I'm all for them. I don't like how they have such a bad stigma because now a days they're a form of expression and they're art. They're a form of strength, encouragement, reminders and memorials. So I kinda wanted to do a card all about k-idols (the ones I could find anyway) who went against the grain and got tattoos despite the way they're viewed. #1 Winner's Mino Meaning: "then the LORD your God will restore your fortunes and have compassion on you and gather you again from all the nations where he scattered you." I don't know the meaning of the one on his back. #2 Topp Dogg's Jenissi. Meaning: Left arm says Stop And Play and his right arm says Let Me Hit That (xD oh Jenissi) #3 Jay Park Meaning: Music, family, crew and his morals. #4 Teen Top's CAP #5 BigBang's GD Meaning: Vita Dolce means beautiful and sweet life, Moderato is a musical term meaning moderate tempo in Italian. The one on his shoulder is from one of his songs the others are unknown. #6 JYJ's JaeJoong Meaning: upper back means "The pleasure of the mighty are the tears of the poor", "hope to the end" and "a song will outlive all sermons in the memory". #7 Block B's Zico Meaning: right side of chest "John the apostle" and a portrait of his mom when she was younger on the right side of his chest #8 BAP's Bang Yongguk Meaning: left shoulder "Do what you like and luv what you do" forearm "make art not war" #9 BigBang's Taeyang Meaning: His faith, Jesus' death and resurrection across his back and a cross along his side. #10 FTISLAND's Lee Hongki Meaning: back of arms freedom, forearms skeletons and keys on shoulder. #11 Beast's Junhyung Meaning: "seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow" right forearm, "if I die tomorrow I would never regret" upper left arm and "born again still your son" right chest #12 Block B's Taeil Meaning: "777" symbols good fortune, 2 dice, MVP and LUCKY #13 BTOB's Changsub Meaning: "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God." (Isaiah 41:10) "Do not be defeated from yourself" #14 BTOB's Ilhoon Meaning: "No one can be like God" #15 WINNER's Tae Hyun Meaning: tattoo on his right arm is the name of the artist, bat, a banana and STAY GOLD. #16 BTOB's Lim Hyunsik #17 Brown Eyed Girls Miryo #18 SISTAR's Hyorin #19 BoA