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Dermatologist Suggests Appropriate Facewash For Different Skin Types

Dermatologist Geetika Mittal suggested cleaning the face twice a day for all skin types including dry skin, combination skin and oily skin. She recommends foaming facewashes for oily skin people while non-foaming milky-textured facewash should be preferred by those having dry skin. Those having combination skin i.e oily forehead and nose but dry cheeks, Mittal suggests, gel-like facewash.

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 03:41 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dermatologist, Geetika Mittal, Dry Skin, Oily Skin, Facewash

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Holi Hai!!! Dermatologist Shares Tips & Tricks To Enjoy Holi

Ahead of getting drenched in Holi colours, Dermatologist Smriti Singh has recommended covering skin and hair with moisturiser and oil respectively before contacting with colours. She stated to avoid bleach//wax/facial one week before and after Holi celebrations and to apply sun-screen on exposed areas. She suggested to apply loads of moisturizer at the first sign of irritation while playing Holi. Besides, Smriti advised to take bath in warm… read-more

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 02:27 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: holi, Dermatologist, Smriti Singh, skin care, Hair Care

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Dermatologist Suggests Aloe Vera, Calendula To Treat Rosacea

While Rosacea is a very common skin problem and can lead to red, inflamed patches on the face, dermatologist Dr Geetika Mittal suggests using aloevera to tackle it. Geetika says, "this miracle-healer (aloe vera) is a natural alternative to treat rosacea-prone skin." Further, she suggests to use calendula, due to its skin hydrating properties. Moreover, the dermatologist also suggested that applying shea butter and Zinc oxide sunscreen may… read-more

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 10:45 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Aloe Vera, skin care, Lifestyle, Rosacea, Dermatologist

Healthy Skin

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Avoid Hot Showers, Pat Dry For Healthy Skin: Dermatologist

Stating that long hot showers can lead to dry skin, dermatologist Dr Geetika Mittal suggests taking warm and short showers for healthy skin. One should also be quick with the application of moisturizer on the skin to avoid skin dryness, she says. Geetika advises for pat drying of skin to avoid the skin irritation. The dermatologist also suggests of using a humidifier to balance the moisture level of the skin.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 03:34 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: health care, Lifestyle, skin care, Dermatologist

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Sleeping With Wet Hair Weakens Scalp, Damages Hair Growth: Expert

Sleeping with wet hair after a shower does more harm than good, said dermatologist Dr. Jushya Sarin. Jushya said wet hair soften the weak strands, making them prone to breaking and falling out due to friction on pillow. Sleeping with wet hair on a regular basis can also pose greater risk as wet hair may lead to fungus and bacteria causing inflammation, Jushya said. Besides, dry scalp helps in making hair greasy and oily.

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 12:45 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dermatologist, Dr. Jushya Sarin, Hair Care, Hair Damage, FUNGUS, Bacteria, Hair Loss

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Skin redness

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Dermatologist Suggests Aloe Vera, Vitamin C To Reduce Skin Redness

Dermatologist Geetika Mittal suggests that use of aloe vera can be a ‘natural miracle-healer’ in reducing skin redness. She advises to apply Vitamin C in skincare routine as it provides skin brightening and reduces redness due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Moreover, proposing peptides as helpful in tackling red skinning, Geetika advocates use of sunscreen while moving out in the sunlight. Cosmetologist say that skin redness usually… read-more

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 01:23 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Lifestyle, skin care, Dermatologist, vitamin c

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Dermatologist Explains Difference Between Hair Shedding, Hair Loss

Dermatologist Dr Jushya explains that hair-shedding is triggered by external factors whereas hair-loss can be genetic as well. Jushya says shedding 50-100 hair strands per day is completely normal, however, the number can exceed for someone who underwent labour, weight loss or mental stress. Moreover, experts claim hair-loss is mainly associated with heredity, immunity system or harsh hair products. For defective genes, she says women face… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dermatologist, Dr Jushya, Hair Loss, Hair Shedding

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Adult Acne: Dermatologist Explains Causes, Ways To Avoid It

In a recent Instagram, Dermatologist Jushya Sarin has discussed the major factors causing acne in grown-ups. According to Dr Sarin, adult acne can be caused by hormonal fluctuations i.e., progesterone-increment in females and androgens in males. Moreover, higher cortisol levels triggered by chronic stress along with pollution and oily food can also cause acne. Besides, Sarin recommends to use the right beauty products and avoid cleaning the… read-more

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 02:41 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dermatologist, Jushya Sarin, Hormonal Fluctuation, Cortisol, skin care

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Representational photo: Woman examining dark under-eye circles.

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Dark Circles Not Majorly Associated To Sleep Duration: Dermatologist

New York's dermatologist Robyn Gmyrek has debunked the myth that sleep deprivation causes dark circles. According to her, dark circles are more likely caused by genetics rather than amount of sleep. Besides, Hyperpigmentation, chronic eye-rubbing or blue veins under the eye also contribute to the dark circles. Moreover, she also discarded the myth that eating greasy food causes acne as, according to her, only milk is associated to acne… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 01:06 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dermatologist, Robyn Gmyrek, New York, skin care

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Dermatologist Suggests Ways To Avoid Winter-Caused Eczema

Eczema/ Dermatitis is a common winter-related skin complication that arises due to improper moisturization but can be avoided with proper care, said Dermatologist Aakriti Mehra. She explained the skin turns itchy and inflamed with extreme dryness that may be caused by triggers like pollen, dust, food allergies and even genetics. Dr Mehra, thus, advises proper moisturization of the skin, avoiding respective triggers and making a few lifestyle… read-more

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 12:29 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dermatologist, Eczema, Dermatitis, Food Allergy

Courtesy: The Indian Express