This Diwali, dazzle with these useful skin and hair care tips

The festival of Diwali is an occasion that is close to the heart to millions of Indians. People start preparing for the celebrations weeks in advance, but as the day approaches, one should bear in mind a few important points to enjoy the festivities at their best. Dr Sharmila Patil, Consultant Skin Specialist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund talks about the various steps one could take in order to keep their skin and hair in good condition during this festival season

This Diwali, dazzle with these useful skin and hair care tipsWhile you slave over getting your house, your clothes and your sweets ready, don’t forget to spenda little time making yourself look good. The anticipation of a wonderful festival will bring a glow from within, but you also need to work on the outside. Dr Sharmila Patil, Consultant Skin Specialist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund has put […]

Simple and effective methods to achieve healthy and clean nails

Nail care is as essential as skin and hair care. Healthy and clean nails reflect our response towards personal hygiene. The way we take care of our nails is a good sign that we give importance to our personal health and proper hygiene

Simple and effective methods to achieve healthy and clean nailsHere are some nail care habits you need to imbibe in order to achieve healthy, clean nails. Keep your hands clean. Wash your hands with soap and clean water to keep it free from dirt. If you have nail polish, remove the colours with acetone-free nail remover or you may apply soap to a toothbrush […]

Maha: FDA makes registration and licenses compulsory for sale of cosmetics

Currently, the FDA has the right to keep a hold on the cosmetics companies only. Accordingly licensed companies are registered with the FDA. But there is no restriction on cosmetics vendors. In this regard, the FDA administration is planning to take an important step by registering the license holder vendors and making license compulsory for unlicensed vendors

Maha: FDA makes registration and licenses compulsory for sale of cosmeticsCosmetic industry is booming and there is an increase in the sale of cosmetic products. Often, fake products are sold under the name of a renowned brand at a lesser price. Though, the consumers buy it but it can have a negative impact on health. Under Drugs and Cosmetics Act, cosmetic manufacturing companies are registered […]

Mumbaikars feel the ‘itch’ as mercury rises

Mumbai’s hot weather poses challenges when it comes to skin care. The sweat, humidity, heat and the UV rays can wreak havoc on your skin by calling for a plethora of skin problems. Experts tell you how to keep the skin conditions at bay and combat the harsh sun

Mumbaikars feel the ‘itch’ as mercury risesSkin care needs during the hot weather are different from the routine you use in the winter.  From increased acne to the dangers of the sun’s UV rays, protecting, hydrating and nourishing the skin during hot weather conditions can be a daunting task.  Shikha Goswami* experienced intense itching all over her body. Owing to which, […]

Seven ways to get thicker hair

Thin or thinning hair is a widespread condition. Men often experience hair loss from male pattern baldness, but both women and men may experience thin hair in their lifetime

Seven ways to get thicker hairWhile there is no way to change the texture of the hair follicles, there are many things people can do to make hair appear thicker and to reduce breakage and hair loss. Thinning hair could be caused by: natural aging genetics poor nutrition overuse of commercial hair products reactions or allergies to chemicals or substances illness […]

Pune: Hospital hosts beauty contest to raise awareness about diabetes in women

Diabetes has a certain stigma associate with it. This holds true for many women in an Indian household, who feel insecure and timid due to this condition. This contest aims to help women regain and reclaim their self-confidence by making them more outspoken and open

Pune: Hospital hosts beauty contest to raise awareness about diabetes in womenA Pune hospital will soon be hosting a unique beauty pageant titled, ‘Miss Diabetic Queen Contest.’ In society, people suffering from diabetes are viewed differently. This contest aims to dispel the myths associated with diabetes and motivate diabetic patients to develop an active and cheerful approach towards life. The women participating in this event should […]

Winter: Banish your skin and hair woes

Winter weather is not fun for skin. Cold weather and low humidity levels result in dry air, which then steals moisture away from the skin every second of every day. Without immediate care, dry skin can lead to cracking and bleeding, and harsh winter wind makes the problem worse. Also, you can’t ignore the fact that the dry and dreary weather can wreak havoc on your hair if the right precautions aren’t taken. To tackle this, experts list out essential skin and hair care tips

Winter: Banish your skin and hair woesJust as you would ‘winterise’ your wardrobe, you should also ‘winterise’ your skin and hair. As the cold and dry air can really play havoc with your skin and hair, say experts. Dr Abhay Talathi, dermatologist, SkinSpace clinic, Mumbai said, “Use right quality and quantity of moisturiser depending upon your skin type and dryness the […]

Fake cosmetic sellers to face the music

Various companies that manufacture beauty products are registered with the Maharashtra State Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Still, incidents of buying and selling of fake cosmetic products are on rise. Owing to which, Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration is set to take an important step

Fake cosmetic sellers to face the musicThe FDA has the right to keep a hold on the cosmetics companies only. Accordingly licensed companies are registered with the FDA. But there is no restriction on cosmetics vendors. In this regard, the FDA administration is planning to take an important step by registering the license holder vendors. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Arjun […]

Beat the heat: Address your skin and hair woes with these smart tips

October is here and before we even know the heat and humidity becomes a cause of most of our skin and hair woes. Be it back acne, sun tan or acne, our skin has the tendency to have multiple skin problems. Though it can be damaging to your skin and hair, with few tips from the doctors, you can protect your skin and hair

Beat the heat: Address your skin and hair woes with these smart tipsOctober heat is here to haunt us. October heat has now struck and it feels like summer is all over again. Owing to which, doctors advise to follow a good skin and hair care routine. “Cleansing and exfoliation should be done from time to time. Use anti-pollution serums at night for skin as the skin gets […]

Amyra Dastur reveals her fitness and beauty secrets

Super svelte, toned and beautiful Amyra Dastur, who debuted with the flick ‘Issaq’ mesmerised the audiences with her pretty looks and acting skills. Having started her career as a model at the age of 16, Amyra is an absolute fitness freak. She is a popular face in TV commercials. The gorgeous actress, who is gearing up for her debut Telugu flick ‘Raju Gadu Yama Danger’, shares her fitness and beauty formulas with My Medical Mantra

Amyra Dastur reveals her fitness and beauty secretsFrom being a pretty damsel to having a captivating personality, there isn’t anything that actress Amyra Dastur doesn’t have in her kitty.  Well, let’s have a look at how she keeps her body into shape. We bring you here the fitness mantra of Amyra Dastur. MMM: What is your fitness regime like? Amyra: When I’m […]