Why should we moisturize our skin?

Taking care of your skin is equally as important as your other organs. If not… ´It becomes dry and rough. The excess dead cells that would normally be washed away get stuck to the skin, causing it to look grey and dull. ´Your pores will get and stay clogged, which can cause acne and enlarged

Role of anti-oxidants in skin care

Skin possess defense barrier role against chemical, physical and biological aggressions. During the defense skin becomes the site of multiple oxidative reactions producing highly reactive molecules called free radicals. Antioxidants are substances that help protect the skin’s surface from oxidative damage caused by free radicals and environmental aggressors like UV

Why acne and hyperpigmentation occurs in winter?

Winter conditions may present some additional challenges. There’s some evidence that ultraviolet light exposure has an effect on the body’s production of different types of immune cells, as well as on the populations of bacteria that live on the skin’s surface. In winter, when UV light exposure tends to be low, the resulting bacterial and immune system […]

Care your skin extra special during winter!

The skin is your body’s largest organ, and it constantly sheds cells. Moisture in your skin helps it repair itself constantly. Moisturizers do this by holding water in the stratum corneum that help treat your skin when it’s dry and prevent it from drying out again. Dry skin occurs when skin doesn’t retain sufficient moisture. Dry skin […]

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 […]