Easy and 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

Easy and 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. […]

Did you walk on waterlogged streets? You’re prone to infection

As the roads waterlogged and rail services disrupted, many people prefer walking on streets which may be dangerous as they become prone to many diseases. City doctors share symptoms and precautions to get proper treatment for these diseases

Did you walk on waterlogged streets? You’re prone to infection  The Mumbai city has witnessed an incessant rain on Wednesday, July 24. As the lifeline of the city-suburban local trains are disrupted and roads are waterlogged, many Mumbaikars have walked to a safe or the desired destination while some others were spotted having fun in playing on the flooded streets. The water on the […]

Learn about how to tackle monsoon acne

Dr Rinky Kapoor, a Cosmetic Dermatologist & Dermato-Surgeon, The Esthetic Clinics, shares her views about the happening and tackling the acne problems in monsoon season

Learn about how to tackle monsoon acneMonsoon is a time of the year when there is greenery all around.  One should enjoy monsoon without worrying about the effects of the humid weather on the skin. The skin needs moisture for crucial reasons, it keeps the skin elastic, and firm. Our skin is resilient and can heal itself. However, we should not […]

Monsoon: How to deal with fungal infections and other skin conditions

It is that time of the year when we welcome rains with open arms. Heavy downpour reminds us lazy days, umbrella, masala chai, samosas and just chilling in a blanket at home. But, the rains bring not only a welcome respite from the heat of summer; they also bring a whole new set of problems for your skin

Monsoon: How to deal with fungal infections and other skin conditionsLong hours of staying in wet clothes, repeated exposure to contaminated water and constant high environmental humidity cause physical discomfort as well as myriad of skin problems and allergies. Humidity is a very familiar breeding ground for a host of bacteria, fungus & other infections that grow on the skin unchecked. Also the high acid […]

Mumbai witnesses a rise in cases of hepatitis and gastroenteritis

As the monsoon has progressed over the country, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has released a health report on the list of cases of people suffering from monsoon-related diseases. So far, for the month of June, the BMC has reported 282 cases of hepatitis, 777 cases of gastroenteritis, 310 cases of malaria, 8 dengue cases, and 5 cases of leptospirosis  

Mumbai witnesses a rise in cases of hepatitis and gastroenteritisWhen the monsoons hit the country, a whiff of damp Earth engulfs our senses; we are often habituated to sipping on a cup of hot tea with a plate of our favourite comfort snacks, listening to 90’s retro music and enjoying the sound of raindrops. However, the reality of the seasonal situation is a bit […]

Pune: B. J. Medical College organises event to raise awareness on vitiligo

On Tuesday, June 25, the Department of Skin and Venereal Disease, B.J. Govt. Medical College, Pune observed World Vitiligo Day by organising a public awareness program under the guidance of Dr Sudhir Nanandkar, dean of Sassoon Hospital

Pune: B. J. Medical College organises event to raise awareness on vitiligoDuring this event Dr Muralidhar Tambe, Deputy dean, enlightened the audience regarding the cosmetic importance of this disease and the need for further awareness in the society about this disease. Dr Arun Kowale, spoke about the origin of this day and the history behind the celebration of this day and implored the gathered people comprising […]

#WorldVitiligoDay: 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

#WorldVitiligoDay: 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, […]
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