Skin bleaching is it worth the risk?
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2y ago
craving for fairness can lead to unwanted skin damage Reasons for skin bleaching Are you emotionally disturb because of your skin color. Is skin bleaching or whitening on your mind? Be careful. You must read this article before you go for that makeover. In recent times it was a hot topic. After a lot of debates & govt intervention, the word whitening was removed from cosmetics. Still, the craze of skin bleaching has not receded. It is the hidden wish of a lot of youngsters to look fair. In the bargain, they undergo bleaching treatments which could be counterproductive. In our country fai ..read more
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Allergic or contact dermatitis with bindi?
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by admin
2y ago
bindi can harm TRADITION: Bindi is a dot on the forehead between the brows that holds importance to Indians.  Women will wear this as “makeup” to a festival. Some may wear because of culture. It may cause allergic dermatitis or contact dermatitis. Few are aware of this. SCIENCE: The same bindi a symbol of tradition can become a source of skin problems. Very few can realize this. Let us understand how. New research shows that bindi can cause problems like contact dermatitis. contact dermatitis means a type of rash on the skin. in this case, it will be the forehead. it could be because of ..read more
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Botanicals or plant based cosmetics, a new trend
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2y ago
  botanicals in cosmetics are safe Botanicals or plant based cosmetics are evolving over a period of time. Global trends in cosmetics industry is making them botanical, organic or natural. Reason being the side effects after prolong use of cosmetics is on the rise. So manufacturers are looking for safer alternatives. You must have come across labels saying paraben free, sulphate free & silicon free which has become norm of the day. The rules in EU are becoming very tough. Growing incidences of skin cancer is one of the main reason for authorities prohibiting use of harmful chemical ..read more
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Home remedies to exfoliate facial skin, remove tan.
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by admin
2y ago
exfoliation What is exfoliation: Exfoliation of facial skin is shedding  of upper layer of skin. Benefit of exfoliation is better appearance after the use of peels, vitamin c serum or brightening creams. The flaking gives better glare & bloom to facial skin also removes black heads & tan.. . Manual exfoliation uses a product such as a loofa or a body scrubber. Home remedies for exfoliation are also effective & safe. Types of exfoliation: Physical exfoliation Mechanical exfoliation Chemical exfoliation Physical exfoliation: Face scrubs or body scrubbers  can remove the u ..read more
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Is sun screen, the most neglected link in skin ageing ?
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by admin
2y ago
skin ageing could be delayed. skin with wrinkles Is sun screen, the most neglected link in skin ageing in India? Our face ages in many different and specific ways. Some changes come from the outside—namely the sun’s damaging ultraviolet (uv) rays & some from inside. 1. Our age our genes sun damage pollution smoking stress poor eating habits alcohol use 2.what is skin aging? Facial aging begins at the birth, and progresses at different rates throughout your life. The face     ages in five key ways: loss of skin color wrinkle formation & collagen loss hollow chic’s los ..read more
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How To Protect Yourself from ultraviolet rays & premature aging?
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by admin
2y ago
curcumin blocks UV radiation curcumin as sun screen for UV radiation Ultraviolet rays may cause premature aging.. Curcumin may prevent this. It  also acts in sun burn & skin cancer. Curcumin is an active ingredient of turmeric. It can as an effective sun screen. It is a known fact that ultraviolet radiation cause skin damage, like skin aging & skin cancer. New sun-protective options are in high demand. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and wound-healing properties. Previous research have shown it can decrease sunlight-induced infl ..read more
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Acne & Gen Z New Approach
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by admin
2y ago
acne can scar more than face Acne & Psychological Impact Fun apart , acne can cause considerable damage to one’s self-esteem, depression & anxiety. Emotional stress may give rise to acne & in turn, acne can cause the above-mentioned problems in a lot of individuals. It is a self-fulfilling prophecy. A relationship between psychological factors & skin disorders has long been associated. Psychodermatology addresses the interaction between skin & mind. Psychological factors have an important role in the causation of acne in several ways.  It is important to know that th ..read more
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Alpha Hydroxy Acid -Natural or Synthetic?
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2y ago
  Graphic representation of AHA   Alpha Hydroxy Acid or AHA as popularly known is an important ingredient in many cosmetics formulations. AHA could be of natural or synthetic. 1.Alpha Hydroxy Acid from natural source:  Various types of natural fruit acids are also a great source of naturally occurring Alpha Hydroxy Acid. Fresh produce, such as Papaya, Lemon, Pineapple ,Apple and even Pumpkin produce enzymes that can be used in natural AHA products .AHA’s are natural-occurring acids found in fruits and vegetables. They are also the mildest of all chemical peels.  They are ..read more
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Natural & synthetic skin lighteners
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by admin
2y ago
natural skin lighteners are safer. Skin lighteners is a booming business in Asian countries. Young people are using natural or synthetic skin lighteners rampantly. The majority use synthetic lighteners. Consumers don’t understand the side effects caused by synthetic skin lighteners compare to natural skin lighteners. Below is the list of natural & synthetic skin lighteners.   Synthetic skin lighteners Hydroquinone[chemical which lightens the darkened skin] Mercury.[is a chemical also known as quicksilver] Topical corticosteroids[anti-inflammatory preparation ] Topical retinoids[com ..read more
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Natural Cosmetics Without Chemicals-A Reality?
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by admin
2y ago
Natural cosmetics without chemicals, is it a reality? we read nowadays a lot about natural cosmetics without chemicals in newspapers, magazines & various publications. But what is the reality? Is it possible to have 100% natural cosmetics? Or are we daydreaming? Ask experts & they say it is possible but may not be practical. What they mean perhaps is that although the execution is possible costwise it may not be practical. What are cosmetics made up of? Cosmetics contain one active ingredient which is the central theme of the product.  Various ingredients are constituents of cosme ..read more
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