After the soaring hot temperatures in May- June months, it is the time to drench in the monsoon drizzles to get some relief from the heat. Monsoon is lovely, but the rains bring along with it a barrage of health problems that can be downright uncomfortable. Excessive humidity can make you sweat a lot and […]
The moisture content of the skin determines its nature (oily, dry and normal), texture and also how we look. Skin needs a certain level of moisture content to be healthy and moisture loss makes the skin dry, scaly, and also highlights the lines and wrinkles making your skin look older. So how can we prevent […]
Managing pimples through the day – 1000s of microbes and the way to beat them Dermatologists believe, every person faces at least 3 major out breaks of acne during their lifetime; mostly during their teens and post-puberty. Acne is in fact the most common skin condition found all over the planet. Since it is so […]
As winter season arrives, it is a known fact that the sudden drop in temperature leads to various problems on our skin. The cold winds and low temperature are the most common reasons that result in dry skin and flaking. Though dry skin in winter can be a nuisance, there are many ways to fight […]
The skin when loses its natural colour due to various disorders like vitiligo, becomes extremely sensitive to the sun exposure. But on the other hand, sun exposure induces the pigment forming cells underlying the skin and kindles the genetic memory of those cells to produce melanin pigment. Therefore, for treating hypopigmentary disorders, certain amount of […]
Beat the Dryness of Summer Days Summer heat causes dehydration. It is not just the body that loses all its water through sweat, but also the skin cells that lose water, shrink, stretch, crack, start itching, and become flaky and dry. Take care of your skin Your skin needs natural oils- Natural oils seal in […]
Acne Fighting Lifestyle Changes What can I do about my acne? No one likes pimples. We go to great lengths to avoid them, not necessarily because they’re painful, but because they’re ugly. We try to control them by scrubbing our faces with cleansers, applying warm and cool compresses, toothpaste, and an assortment of acne products. […]
Melanin- the natural protector of skin Skin pigment or Melanin does not just provide the skin colour but also it protects the skin from harmful UV rays. If melanin pigment is lost due to any infection, injury or due to auto immune diseases like vitiligo, the skin becomes extremely sensitive. The skin cells being devoid […]
Scalp psoriasis is a common skin disorder that makes raised, reddish, often scaly patches. It can pop up as a single patch or several, and can even affect the entire scalp. It can also spread to the forehead, the back of neck or behind ears. It causes severe itching and discomfort. WHAT HAPPENS IN SCALP […]
Severe Psoriasis – Managing a flare-up Psoriasis is one of the most baffling and persistent of skin disorders. It’s characterized by skin cells that multiply up to 10 times faster than normal. As underlying cells reach the skin’s surface and die, their sheer volume causes raised, red plaques covered with white scales. Most common symptoms […]