Don’t ignore your skin this monsoon!

Dr Smriti Naswa Singh, a Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetic Dermatologist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, shares her insights on different types of skin and tips to prevent the skin from getting damaged during monsoon

Don’t ignore your skin this monsoon!Monsoon season brings a sigh of relief after the scorching heat in summers. It, however, comes with its share of problems; skin, for example, needs utmost care and nurturing in this season. A multitude of myths and misconceptions prevail, which make us treat our skin with harsh chemicals, detergents, resort to aggressive methods like overzealous […]

5 foods to consume for healthy and glowing skin

Aside from nutritional supplements, there are certain foods that are proven to make the skin healthy and glowing. We’ve chosen to cover five of the most beneficial ones below. If you want your skin to look younger, then you better consider these five foods

5 foods to consume for healthy and glowing skinEveryone is obsessed with getting younger looking skin these days, but not all are aware that some foods could actually readily provide this. Many people opt for skincare products, thinking that applying something on the skin is much better than ingesting anything that could potentially improve the skin’s state. Quinoa The low-fat Peruvian seed hosts […]

Here’s what you need to know about different types of skin rashes

Rashes are unattractive skin abnormalities that indicate a severe medical condition, allergies or infections. Almost everyone experiences rashes in their lifetimes and sometimes, they go away with simple medication while others require immediate medical attention

Here’s what you need to know about different types of skin rashesHere are the common causes, symptoms and appropriate treatments for each. Dermatitis Atopic: Often referred to as eczema, this skin condition develops during childhood and is an itchy rash. It commonly appears on elbows, at the back of the knees, wrists, neck, ankles and your cheeks. Those who suffer from hay fever and asthma experience […]

Simple and effective five minute fixes for better health

Taking on a new health regimen can be daunting. Accomplishing smaller tasks that contribute to health may be easier to achieve

Simple and effective five minute fixes for better healthRather than identifying big ways to improve your health, and then procrastinating, focus on small tasks that won’t overwhelm you. Try a quick fix once in a while, or all the time if it applies. The more you do, the better you’ll feel. Exercise more If scheduling a big workout is daunting, put a simple […]

Here are 10 body care products that are harming your skin and body

Looks have been over emphasised and the demand for products to enhance these looks have increased over time. However, every story doesn’t have a happy ending; overuse and obsession of these products can be harmful to the skin

Here are 10 body care products that are harming your skin and bodyIn today’s day and age, beauty and perfection is being striven for like never before. Influenced by beauty influencers and photo shopped magazines, the trend is to be ‘flawless.’ The types of products being used extensively are as follows, here are their effects: Nylon brush, pufa, kathya or pumice stone is often use by people […]

Tips to protect your skin and hair this summer!

The summer, apart from the incessant heat bring in its wake a host of skin and hair problems. With summer officially here, experts tell you how to protect your skin and take care of your tresses

Tips to protect your skin and hair this summer!Summer heralds the arrival of sweat, lack of energy, dehydration, seasonal diseases, harsh sunburns, deep tanning and myriad skin and hair problems. With blazing heat, the body’s first defense organ, the skin and hair takes the onslaught of the scorching sun-rays. Know how to keep our skin healthy and hair lustrous. Dr Apratim Goel, Dermatologist and […]

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. […]

These common habits can be damaging to your skin

You’ve been eating the right kind of foods, maintaining a good sleep schedule, and even wearing sunscreen on a daily basis. So if your skin still showing some signs of damage, one or more of these common habits might be to blame

These common habits can be damaging to your skinSleeping on your front or your side Going to bed in the prone position (i.e. sleeping on your stomach) could affect the quality of skin in certain individuals. As this position requires placing our face directly on the pillow, it exposes us to a whole night of direct friction as well as the dirt and […]

Know what your skin reveals about your health

We are well-aware that lesions and specific types of spots on our skin can indicate melanoma. But observing more subtle changes can also be useful in some cases.​ The following are a few signs worth keeping an eye on

Know what your skin reveals about your healthRash Take note of any potential connection to your meals if you have been suffering from skin rashes. Gluten intolerance may cause itchy skin rashes that affect the arms, torso, face, buttocks, elbows, or hairline, as told by U.S. News and World Report. But a rash which is affecting your feet and lower legs may […]

Beauty tips: Learn to take care of your skin and hair this winter

In winter months our skin and hair face a lot of issues such as dryness and chapping and 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

Beauty tips: Learn to take care of your skin and hair this winterHere are a few essential tips to maintain healthy skin and hair, this winter Use moisturising creamy face washes and body washes that hydrate and don’t strip the skin of essential oils. Moisturise with a body emollient containing ceramides and or paraffin that forms a barrier on the skin and prevents evaporation and retains water. […]
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