Get to know why skincare is essential

Your skin is beautiful, so why not take care of it?  The skin is the largest organ of the body protects us from microbes and foreign elements, helps regulate body temperature and permits the sensations of touch, heat and cold.   Taking care of your skin is equally as important as your other organs. If […]

Topical natural Psoralen –Need of the hour

Psoralens are medicines made from plants. They make your skin more sensitive to light. This allows the deeply penetrating UVA band of light to work on the skin. Mechanism of action Psoralens boost the amount of ultraviolet light your skin absorbs. This lets the light into your skin. The ultraviolet radiation helps treat severe skin diseases like psoriasis, vitiligo […]

Get to know about skin pigmentation disorders!

Pigmentation refers to the coloring of the skin. Melanin is the pigment responsible for skin color. Melanin acts as a protective barrier against the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays. Melanin offers antioxidant activity by scavenging for reactive oxygen species produced via UV. What happens if you don’t have enough melanin? Melanin in excess – Hyperpigmentation […]

Lifestyle changes to reduce acne

Acne is formed when the openings of hair follicles and skin pores are congested with dirt or oil matters (sebum) leading to the accumulation of dead skin cells and allow bacteria to grow. Many factors may contribute to the development of acne, including: genetics diet stress hormone changes infections Acne can be a relentless condition […]

Know more about Vitiligo and their associated conditions

Vitiligo – An auto immune condition results in loss of skin colour in patches. Melanocytes (Pigment-producing cells) are destroyed in certain areas or stop functioning Vitiligo affects only the external appearance It affects people of any age, gender, or ethnic group Not medically dangerous Not contagious too   Sites of action Backs of the hand […]

Why skin needs to be moisturized?

The basic function of moisturizers is to help treat your skin when it’s dry and prevent it from drying out again. Daily moisturising is important for radiant skin, though it’s not just about looking good. The skin is your body’s largest organ, and it constantly sheds cells. Moisture in your skin helps it repair itself […]