Are you afraid of the ‘A’ word? Are you avoiding moisturizers just because there’s a whole internet section devoted to, ‘why moisturizers and other products can cause it’, and, did you just give up on those chocolates you have stashed up in your refrigerator? With all the old wives tales surrounding acne, and all the misleading information available, we wouldn’t really blame you for believing these myths about Acne vulgaris. In fact, we’ll simply bust them for you!
Papayas! Starting with a super beta-carotene kick, this ‘angel fruit’ is choc-a-bloc with phytochemicals and enzymes, alpha and beta hydroxy acids, Vitamin A and C, and Potassium. This fruit helps in healing dry flaky skin, boosts collagen production and even moisturizes your skin.The papaya's secret ingredient papain, is an enzyme with anti-inflammatory properties that lightens the skin, fades blemishes and scars. It's a gentle exfoliator as it dissolves inactive protein and dead cells on the top layer of your skin. Call it papaya, pawpaw, papaw, papita or pepe- this fruit is an angel for your skin.
Research proves that when it comes to following a particular health regime like diets, workouts or even quitting smoking, when done with your friend, you end up being 45% more willing to start, and 40% more successful in achieving your end goal. These statistics apply to your beauty goals too! Here’s how your friends help.
UV radiation can lead to acute or chronic health effects, affecting the overall immune system, eyes and skin cancers. Let's look at 5 harmful effects of UV radiation.
Throughout human history, people and cultures all over the world have celebrated rain and it’s life-giving power. All life is dependent on rain, and rain is what keeps our world green and fresh and beautiful. Rain is no less important today than it has been in the past, and now people around the world have Rain Day, a day to celebrate all things wet and wonderful.
One of Garlic's most powerful properties is to reduce acne, acne spots, and brighten skin. Its antioxidant properties help fight free radicals, enhancing blood circulation and giving your skin a glow. The antifungal, antibacterial and antiseptic properties of garlic prevent re-occurrences of acne breakouts giving you clear skin. Here are three ways to use garlic to prevent acne
College life is always exciting involving a fast-paced life where priorities can turn upside down without prior notice. You, as a college going student have to deal with the pressures of assignment submission dates and exams. These activities tend to increase your stress levels which is a common reason for getting skin problems. Most college students, you included, stop taking care of their skin when stressed which worsens their skin problems more. In order to stay clear of skin problems and get glowing, healthy skin, it is essential to incorporate some skincare rituals.
Do you have these summer beauty must-haves?
Summer is here and so is the acne nightmare!! Here is what you can do to nip your acne in the bud (without popping the zits)!
Its summer and your skin craves for a holiday from the scorching sun! Your skin needs to feel alive, rejuvenated, clear and happy! How about treating your skin to the season's freshest and coolest produce, whipped up in these DIY summer face masks?