Protection of skin in season change

The skin likes consistency, so when factors, like weather, change on a dime, it’s like a shock to the system.  Rapid fluctuations in weather can take its toll on our skin as it adjusts to the new environment.  As we shift from summer to fall, temperature and humidity will drop quickly, so the skin will have […]

Role of moisturizers on skin health!

The skin functions as a barrier, protecting underlying tissues from desiccation, infection, mechanical stress and chemical irritation. Impaired function leads to increasing trans-epidermal water loss associated with various kinds of dermatitis. Water from deeper epidermal layers moves upward to hydrate stratum corneum cells and is then lost to evaporation. Epidermal water

Impact of dry skin on skin health!

The skin is the largest organ of the body and is the primary contact point with the external environment. In being so, it is responsible for protecting the internal organs for chemicals, substances, temperature and moisture outside of the body. It acts as a barrier that regulates the loss of fluids and electrolytes from the […]

Bid adieu to dry skin!

A well moisturized and hydrated skin is a thumb rule for a healthy skin. Dry and flaky skin is not only discomforting and unpleasant to look but is also prone to many skin problems. Dry skin or xerosis dermatitis is more common among elderly. Dry skin can cause the skin to crack making it susceptible […]

Don’t leave your dry skin untreated!

During winter months the water content of the epidermis (the outermost layer of skin) tends to reflect the level of humidity around it. If left untreated, dry skin can lead to complications. Dry skin occurs when skin doesn’t retain sufficient moisture. Dry skin is less elastic and more prone to tearing, which is why early treatment is the […]

Banish dry skin this winter!

Dry skin occurs when skin doesn’t retain sufficient moisture. This can happen as a result of frequent bathing, use of harsh soaps, aging, or certain medical conditions. And for those in colder climates, it can stem from cold, dry winter air.    During winter months in the Northern Hemisphere, you may suffer from red, rough, […]

Its winter time! Your skin needs more care!

The cold weather has arrived, and our skin has begun to feel the effects.  Due to the cold temperatures and low humidity levels, we are left with dry, irritated skin.  But the problem is more than cosmetic; there are dangerous health risks that are associated with dry skin.  As the skin dries it becomes more […]