I get pimples in the summer on my back and chest due to the heat. I also develop redness on my face due prickly heat. How can I avoid this?
Answered by our expert Dr Kiran Lohia, MD.
Prickly heat is very common in India and
Does the untimely burst of pimples leave you feeling embarrassed? Are you tired of squeezing out the blackheads or irritated with dry skin? Such problems keep troubling girls, time and again. But instead of going for natural
I have oily skin but I would like to start using night cream. Can night cream be used on oily skin? What are its contents and how do I choose the best one for my skin type?
Answered by our expert Dr Kiran Lohia, MD
Our skin is full of pores containing sebaceous (oil) glands which produce sebum required for lubricating our skin. Blackheads appear when there’s a build-up of oil in the skin pores causing dead skin cells to clog the area. The
Fuller’s earth, commonly known as multani mitti has been in use as a skincare product since centuries. Before cosmetic products became a rage, women in India used home remedies to treat beauty problems like acne, blackheads,
It is a common misconception that Indian skin is the same as Western skin. This false impression often results in inaccurate management and treatment. In fact, due to lack of awareness and research, most therapies are designed
Annoyed that your acne or pimples just won’t go away? You're not alone. This is one of the most common skin conditions that affects people the world over affecting their self-confidence and hence their personality. Dr Ruchi
Acne, or acne vulgaris or pimples as they are popularly called starts when oil and dead skin cells clog up your skin pores. It can occur on the face, neck, shoulders, back, or chest and be painful if they get
From not wearing sunscreen when it's not sunny to washing your face vigorously if you have acne, you've heard many beauty myths related to the skin. Are you sure what you are doing for your skin is right for you? Here are some
The first advice to anyone with acne, do not pop it. Popping a pimple could leave you with an unsightly scar, closed comendones (white heads) or worse an infection from your fingers. The best advice when it comes to pimples is -
Pimples, or acne, is a woman’s most dreaded beauty defect — an insult to their self-esteem, so to speak. No woman would want “pimply” spots to play the “devil” with their aspirations. In simple terms, acne is the
If pimples and acne scars on the face are bothering you, try putting some garlic juice or a mud pack. Or if you are game for medical help, laser treatment and chemical peels are an alternative, say dermatologists. The acne
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