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Dry skin is a sensitive issue which needs to be taken care of with consummate care. People with dry skin usually have low level of sebum, so their skin develops scales because of their inability to retain moisture. You can manage your skin by taking a few steps. a) Retaining your natural oils

role of psoralen in skin diseases

The plant Psoralea corylifolia (Babchi) contains the active constituent Psoralen which can be applied topically on the affected areas before sun exposure. Psoralen entraps and enhances the benefit of the UV rays of sunlight when mild exposure is given. It makes the skin sensitive to sunlight so that the UV radiations can penetrate easily into […]

Psoralea Corylifolia and Skin Health

Psoralea corylifolia (Babchi) and its oil are called as Kushtaghni in Ayurveda which means remedy for treating skin diseases. Numerous research done on the plant state that the presence of active constituent Psoralen in Psoralea corylifolia promotes pigmentation and support the stimulation of melanin pigments in the skin structure which in turn help in managing […]

Monsoon and your skin

After the soaring hot temperatures in May- June months, it is the time to drench in the monsoon drizzles to get some relief from the heat. Monsoon is lovely, but the rains bring along with it a barrage of health problems that can be downright uncomfortable. Excessive humidity can make you sweat a lot and […]

moisture content

The moisture content of the skin determines its nature (oily, dry and normal), texture and also how we look. Skin needs a certain level of moisture content to be healthy and moisture loss makes the skin dry, scaly, and also highlights the lines and wrinkles making your skin look older. So how can we prevent […]

Managing pimples through the day

Managing pimples through the day – 1000s of microbes and the way to beat them Dermatologists believe, every person faces at least 3 major out breaks of acne during their lifetime; mostly during their teens and post-puberty. Acne is in fact the most common skin condition found all over the planet. Since it is so […]

dry skin

As winter season arrives, it is a known fact that the sudden drop in temperature leads to various problems on our skin. The cold winds and low temperature are the most common reasons that result in dry skin and flaking. Though dry skin in winter can be a nuisance, there are many ways to fight […]

Contradicting agents

The skin when loses its natural colour due to various disorders like vitiligo, becomes extremely sensitive to the sun exposure. But on the other hand, sun exposure induces the pigment forming cells underlying the skin and kindles the genetic memory of those cells to produce melanin pigment. Therefore, for treating hypopigmentary disorders, certain amount of […]

Beat the heat!

Beat the Dryness of Summer Days Summer heat causes dehydration. It is not just the body that loses all its water through sweat, but also the skin cells that lose water, shrink, stretch, crack, start itching, and become flaky and dry. Take care of your skin Your skin needs natural oils- Natural oils seal in […]

Acne Fighting Lifestyle Changes

Acne Fighting Lifestyle Changes What can I do about my acne? No one likes pimples. We go to great lengths to avoid them, not necessarily because they’re painful, but because they’re ugly. We try to control them by scrubbing our faces with cleansers, applying warm and cool compresses, toothpaste, and an assortment of acne products. […]