Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Millions of people worldwide have vitiligo, a condition that causes the skin to lose its natural colour, resulting in patches of light skin. Although the white or light patches do not typically cause other symptoms, the condition can cause low self-esteem and depression in patients - of whom nearly half develop vitiligo before the age of 21

Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skinAlthough there is no cure for vitiligo, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say there is a lot patients can do at home to make vitiligo less visible and help prevent the condition from spreading. “Many people with vitiligo do not have any other signs or symptoms and feel completely healthy,” says board-certified dermatologist […]

Curbing a skin oil might help curb acne, study suggests

Acne is the bane of many teens, and even some adults. Now, researchers say they might have hit on a new approach to easing the condition

Curbing a skin oil might help curb acne, study suggestsThe key lies in a naturally produced skin oil called sebum, explained a research team led by William Esler, a researcher with drug giant Pfizer in Cambridge, Massachusetts Sebum is important to the skin’s health because it helps regulate temperature and repel microbes, the team said. But an excess of sebum production has also long […]

Even the best sunscreens can actually damage your skins, finds report

A recent report revealed that most of the best sunscreens in the market today are not as healthy as consumers think. All of them were found with oxybenzone, which is a toxic chemical that causes skin cancer

Even the best sunscreens can actually damage your skins, finds reportIn fact, one expert claimed that they continue to refuse recommendations of mineral sunblock products that are high in oxybenzone that even the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opted for companies to disclose and regulate its presence in new products. According to Consumer Reports deputy editor of health and food Trisha Calvo, they […]

Does your skin have tiny white bumps? Leave them alone

If you have tiny white bumps on your nose, chin or cheeks, resist the urge to try removing them. The common condition will go away on its own in a few weeks

Does your skin have tiny white bumps? Leave them aloneYou likely have milia, a skin condition that’s common among newborns – so common, in fact, that up to half of all babies develop milia. Mila happens when dead skin cells get trapped beneath the skin’s surface and form small, hard cysts. Milia is common in babies because their skin is still learning to exfoliate, […]

Skin and hair care tips to protect yourself this Holi

Holi is a festival brings a lot of happiness and joy. But, it can also invite a lot of skin and health problems. As there is the danger of having low-grade colours being put on you that may lead to itching, rashes and so on. Know how to take care of your skin and hair by following these simple steps

Skin and hair care tips to protect yourself this HoliHoli is a celebration that has been enjoyed by people since centuries ago. This festival is to commemorate the victory of good over evil and to mark the beginning of spring and is celebrated by playing with colours and water. Even though some groups have started producing organic powders, many of the ones that are […]

5 effective ways to get rid of pimples

Natural remedies such as fish oil and fruits get rid of pimples overnight and reduce the risks of acquiring prolonged acne

5 effective ways to get rid of pimplesPimples show up when you suffer from a severe case of acne. In most cases, it takes a longer time to get rid of pimples especially when skin is exposed to dirt and other substances that worsen the condition. Luckily, there are five effective ways to get rid of pimples for people with sensitive skin. […]

Effective ways to protect your skin this summer

Summers make you more prone to heat stroke and sunburn, and it can also do long term damage to skin including premature aging. Regardless of your skin colour, as even dark coloured skin can get sunburned, you need to take adequate care of your skin. Here are some tips for summer skin care

Effective ways to protect your skin this summerSun protection: Remember sunscreen is not just the one you apply. You can even eat your sunscreen! Surprised aren’t you? Well there are oral sunscreens (heliocare/hydralife) which contain polypodium leucotomos.  Additionally, use a sunscreen SPF at least 30+.  Apply 20 minutes before you go into the sun to allow your skin time to absorb it. Hydration: Keep […]

Want soft skin? Use these baby products work wonders on your skin

Baby products contain fewer preservatives and either less or no fragrance, which are two of the leading irritants that trigger sensitive skin reactions. This could be especially helpful for people suffering from conditions like eczema, rosacea, or psoriasis, who are advised to eliminate fragrance in products all together

Want soft skin? Use these baby products work wonders on your skinWho doesn’t want baby skin? It’s soft, smooth, and delightfully plump. And experts say that swiping products formulated to protect and nourish this delicate type of skin can reap benefits beyond just babies. “The great thing about these products is that they’re designed to be gentle enough for a baby’s skin but effective at the […]

Essential tips for skin and hair care during winters

Dr Shuba Dharmana, a Dermatologist, Lejeune Medspa, shares useful tips to keep your skin and hair healthy during this winter season

Essential tips for skin and hair care during wintersIn the winter season, our skin and hair face a lot of issues like dryness and chapping, and the incidence of diseases such as eczema, psoriasis can flare up. Skin care and hair care, therefore, needs to be altered to keep skin looking supple and healthy. Here are a few health and beauty tips to […]

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 […]
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