Keeping your skin clean, using cleansers and moisturisers that are meant for your skin type, and eating plenty of fruits with a high water content are key to healthy skin in summer, says Delhi-based dermatologist Dr. Shazia Zaidi. Apart from an increase in sun exposure, summer … [Read more...] about Seven summer skincare questions, answered by a dermatologist
Fair and Lovely rebranding: What people think?
Amid the global outrage on colourism and racism in the light of the Black Lives Matter Movement, India’s largest consumer goods company Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) last week said it will remove the word ‘Fair’ from its popular but controversial product ‘Fair & Lovely’. … [Read more...] about Fair and Lovely rebranding: What people think?
Three ways that Vitamin C helps your skin
Vitamin C helps fight skin aging, sun damage, and helps in collagen formation. These benefits can be achieved by eating Vitamin C rich foods like oranges, kiwis, lemons, broccoli, kale, tomatoes, yellow and green peppers, and sweet potatoes, and from topical application. Have … [Read more...] about Three ways that Vitamin C helps your skin
SPF is not the only thing that will protect your skin from the sun
For normal Indian skin, SPF of about 15-30 is enough for sun protection. Doctors say eating green leafy vegetables and drinking plenty of water can help prevent photodamage as well. Antioxidant supplements are also helpful, especially those containing beta carotene. Tell us … [Read more...] about SPF is not the only thing that will protect your skin from the sun
Teen acne: Why do you breakout and can it be from PCOS
Teen acne is very common, and can be attributed to hormonal changes. However, it can sometimes also be a symptom of PCOS. For teens suffering acne, keeping your skin clean, avoiding fried food and too much sugar, and a visit to the gynaecologist if you have irregular periods is … [Read more...] about Teen acne: Why do you breakout and can it be from PCOS