Exercise is now a part of most people's daily routine and good skin care while exercising in the gym or outdoors is important. Skin care is quite different in public domains than in the privacy of your home. Exercisers are prone to numerous skin problems caused by increased moisture or friction or damaging elements like cold, sunlight, and infection. Many skin conditions, however, can be prevented by keeping the skin dry, clean, and protected.
The Metro is a new experience for Bangaloreans. It can be a pleasant experience but from a skin and hygiene perspective, one will be in close contact with others especially during the rush hour and it is important for one to be aware of certain etiquettes regarding personal hygiene and skin care.
In olden days, wrinkles were thought to signify wisdom, but in today's world, most people are doing everything possible to avoid aging changes and wrinkling of the skin. Many products and procedures are targeted at reducing wrinkles. Some may help and others do not affect the wrinkling process. So it is important to make an informed decision on anti-aging measures to be used. Skin ages all over the body, but these changes are more pronounced where there is sun exposure. Sun damage can cause photo-aging, dryness, sagging of the skin, certain skin growths like keratoses ("liver spots"), and wrinkles.
1. Apple juice: Useful for treating fine wrinkles, cracked skin, itching, inflammation and dandruff. It has been used as a final rinse after shampooing your hair and there are many commercially available apple shampoos and conditioning products on the market. Apples contain pectin which is found to be beneficial for the skin. 2. Apricots: The fresh juice of apricots has been used as a remedy for sunburn, itching and eczema.
Medical Treatments Vitamin A Acid creams: This ingredient, available by prescription of a dermatologist only, is effective in treating aging skin and fine lines. These creams must be used on a regular basis and may produce redness and peeling at first, but discomfort can usually be minimized by lowering the cream's concentration or applying it less often until the skin gets used to it.
The monsoon often brings a relief to the sweltering Indian summer but can wreak havoc with our skin. Here are our top tips for monsoon skincare: Basic Skin Care Skin tends to be oily in this humid season and basic skin care products may need to be modified to suit the season Use of a medicated face wash suited for oily skin is beneficial to prevent acne break outs Use of oil free moisturizers as your skin still needs hydration If skin tends to be too oily , then the use of an astringent or toner may be beneficial A mild exfoliating scrub may be used gently once or twice weekly ,as required
Fruits provide a wonderful array of colorful, health-enhancing foods that are rich in various nutrients and powerful antioxidants. The bright pigments in fruits and vegetables are an indication of their disease fighting capabilities. The color code method is a simple way to balance the fruits in your diet ensuring that you have an adequate intake of important Vitamins like C, D and E, that will help keep your skin healthy and glowing through the year!
Look for products labeled 'fragrance free' or 'without perfume'. Fragrance can cause more skin reactions than any other ingredients in skin care products. Use products that contain few preservatives and chemicals to keep your sensitive skin smooth and free of irritation. After fragrances, preservatives are the next most common cause of skin reactions.
Dry skin has a low sebum level and is prone to sensitivity. The skin looks parched as it is unable to retain moisture. Patients complain of a "stretched" or "tight" feeling especially after washing and there will be some chapping or cracking of the skin. Dry skin is often associated with itching which can be extremely distressing.
This summer is exceptionally warmer than last year and your skin is feeling the heat! It is important to take care of your skin to protect it from this intense heat.
Intolerance or sensitive skin is an increasing common skin complaint in recent times. There are different kinds of sensitive skin seen in clinical practice, but common types are patients with acne, contact or irritant dermatitis, eczema and also a condition called rosacea where the skin is red and sun sensitive.
Dry skin needs gentle cleansing and regular stimulation with massage and generous quantities of oil and moisture. It needs extra careful protection as excessive washing of dry skin with soap and water not only removes grime but also the natural oils protecting the skin. Use of a regular moisturizer increases the water content of the outer layers of the skin and gives it a soft feel with a moist look.
The skin of our hands is subjected to daily wear and tear while performing everyday activities like washing and work. Often, we take our skin for granted.
Melasma is a disorder of skin pigmentation, which is characterized by appearance of tan to dark brown patches of pigmentation on the face. They mostly appear over both cheeks, but can be seen on the nose, forehead and/or upper lip as well. This condition is more common in women of darker races like Indians, other Asians, Middle- Easterners and Hispanics. Only 10% of those affected are men. They patches appear darker in summers and can partially fade away during winters.
Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes redness and swelling on the face. The redness involves the central face, notably the cheeks and nose. Occasionally the forehead, ears and chin may be involved. These may be accompanied by small blood vessels erupting on the face, and pimple-like lesions.
As we grow older, so does our skin. Our skin is the largest organ in the body. It is the organ which endures the maximal abuse from external factors like sunlight, winds, soaps, cosmetics and pollution. The ageing skin is drier, more wrinkled, irritable, has poor healing capacity and has more spots and growths. These changes may be purely cosmetic (eg, liver spots and skin tags) or sinister (pre-cancerous and cancerous moles and growths).
It has been estimated that the scalp normally contains about 100,000 hairs, of which an average 100 hairs are shed daily. This includes hair shed during bathing, grey hair and the smaller finer hair from the hairline and temples which are shed unnoticed. So you may only count 40-50 hair shed each day in your hair brush, your clothes and around your house.
Awareness has increased and people are starting to take care of their skin at a much younger age nowadays. Skin care is necessary at every age and if you're in your teens, you are just at the right time to start taking care of your face properly There are certain precautions for younger skins and especially with the choice of skin care products. Teen skin care differs from older skin care, so don't rely on her facial cleansers and moisturizers which are most likely not meant for your skin type.
Great skin care for men doesn't have to be wrought with expensive lotions and potions. And thankfully, taking care of your skin no longer carries the embarrassing stigma of metro-sexuality. It's just normal- even if your skin isn't. So gentlemen, if you are used to just getting up in the morning, washing your face with a bar of soap in the shower and water and running out the door, then it's time to step up your skincare game.
Exercise is now a part of most people's daily rout
1. Apple juice: Useful for treating fine wrinkles,
The monsoon often brings a relief to the swelterin
Fruits provide a wonderful array of colorful, heal
Look for products labeled 'fragrance free' or 'wit
Dry skin has a low sebum level and is prone to s
This summer is exceptionally warmer than last year
Intolerance or sensitive skin is an increasing com
Dry skin needs gentle cleansing and regular stimul
The skin of our hands is subjected to daily wear a
Melasma is a disorder of skin pigmentation, which
Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes red
As we grow older, so does our skin. Our skin is th
It has been estimated that the scalp normally cont
Great skin care for men doesn't have to be wrought