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

In 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 […]

10 steps to cure smelly feet

No one wants to deal with the embarrassment of stinky feet. While most people will experience a case of smelly feet from time to time, some people live in fear of taking their shoes off. The medical term for smelly feet is bromodosis. The good news is that there are many treatments available to reduce the incidence of the condition

Footwear tips: 1. Socks: Wearing socks at any time can help with smelly feet. Socks, especially those made from sweat-wicking materials, can absorb sweat and reduce odors. They can also easily be changed, reducing the odors that may otherwise linger inside a person’s shoes. 2. Shoes: Shoes that have some breathability can help to reduce […]

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 […]

‘43% of psoriasis patients have faced trouble in relationships’

A survey was done by Novartis about how psoriasis patients have difficulty in maintaining relationships. As per a global ‘Clear About Psoriasis’ Survey, 43% of psoriasis patients have faced trouble in relationships, owing to the skin disease. The survey was done among 8300 patients from among different parts of the World

‘43% of psoriasis patients have faced trouble in relationships’Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition which causes patches of raised, red, scaly skin that are usually painful and itchy. People suffering from psoriasis often find it difficult to form new relationships and maintain existing ones, due to lack of self-confidence and embarrassment, revealed the study. They constantly worry about the acceptance of their skin […]

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

Skin 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, […]

Do you look older, than you are? Here’s probably why

An aging face is one of the most common insecurities men seek to correct cosmetically, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Think creams, peels, and even Botox injections. But your wallet will be a lot better off if you make an active effort to prevent premature aging in the first place. Nix these six habits from your routine, and watch the years slip off your mug

Just like death and taxes, growing older is inevitable. But ageing before your time? That’s something that can be under your control. Turns out, many of the habits you do every day—some you probably don’t even recognize you’re doing—might be making you look way older than your years. And that’s a big problem: An ageing […]

Sassoon Hospital introduces state-of-the-art technology to treat skin ailments

The dermatology department has started Co2 laser treatment to treat patients with different types of scars and birth marks on the skin.  Doctors state that with the help of this advanced technology, they can perform routine procedures with ease and efficiency

Sassoon Hospital introduces state-of-the-art technology to treat skin ailmentsIt is not just affluent class in the society which seeks the help of cosmetic surgeons for flawless skin, but even people belonging to poorer sections of society. Now, the middle class are approaching doctors in government hospital and inquiring for the treatments to give them perfect skin. Sassoon Hospital in Pune has started a […]

A rising trend: Male cosmetic surgeries

If you think women are the only ones who opt for cosmetic surgeries, then you are wrong. Men too, are insecure about the way they look. Hence, in order to enhance their persona they choose to opt for cosmetic surgeries

In society, it is generally seen that women spent time on grooming themselves but with the advent of skin care products, and Bollywood actors endorsing them; a new generation of men are looking for ways in which they can improve their appearance. This leads them to opt for cosmetic surgeries and the non-surgical procedures. The […]

A TO Z guide for a safe Diwali

The Supreme Court has recently passed a directive to ban the sale of firecrackers in the National Capital to curb potential rise in pollution and health issues during Diwali. However, other cities and metros will continue to indulge in the festive celebrations with fireworks. Dr Sandeep Gore, Consultant and Head, Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, tells you how to handle medical emergencies in a time of distress

“With the festival of light drawing closer, emergency services are gearing up to tackle medical emergencies. Always have a first aid box handy while bursting crackers, this should consists of - Band-Aids, gauze pads, crêpe rolled bandages, adhesive tape, antiseptic wipes, antibiotic ointment, alcohol wipes or ethyl alcohol, thermometer, sanitizer and distilled water for cleaning […]

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

October 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 […]