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THE SKIN HAS A MICROBIOME TOO!

APARRNA GUPTA Aparrna is a senior beauty editor with 15+ yrs of experience in the beauty and wellness industry. Her articles have been featured in Vogue India, Harper’s Bazaar India, Good Housekeeping, Femina, Lifestyle Asia and L'Officiel India. (Originally appeared in Lifestyle Asia) Do you wonder why your skin refuses to brighten and clear up despite you diligently following the CTM routine? Why it’s still too greasy or too dry despite you regularly applying a serum and mask? The answer lies in bacteria. We are preconditioned to believe that bacteria is a bad word, and so we are on a perpetual quest to keep our spaces, bodies, and skin free of it. However, modern research is pointing to what was...

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Monsoon Skincare 101 - Dealing With Infections

Monsoon is the best part of the year for it relieves us from the scorching sun and welcomes pleasant climate and beautiful drizzles followed by sweet mud fragrance altogether making us fall in love with nature again and again. Rainy days are perfectly refreshing for everyone. Having said that, no one can traverse the fact that this season also brings several skin infections along with it. The major of them being fungal infections, skin rashes and other microbial infections which are mainly caused due to the season's humid temperatures and damp surroundings. For this reason, we’ve launched just in time for this year’s monsoon, Wild Himalayan Body Oils that are particularly great for the monsoon skincare. These oils are lightweight, deeply...

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How to treat adult acne with face oils

Waking up to a face full of acne is not a pleasant sight in the morning. Acne is a common skin problem prevalent among women of all ages. In fact, a study of The American Academy of Dermatology indicates that more than 50% women aged between 20- 29 are affected by acne. Not only this, women aged between 30-39 and 40-49 also come in the acne prone category. Thus, late or adult onset acne has become very common among women aged in their 20s to 50s. Acne and depression Acne affects more than appearance, it goes skin deep and affects a person’s emotional health. According to Doris Day, a certified dermatologist based in New York "There is an emotional connection...

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Why & How of Detoxing your Mind

This post is part of The Detox Series.  A simple google search about the word detox will tell you that it is a process through which you can rid your body of from the toxins. Detoxing has gone mainstream as a vast number of people tend to seek wellness. But an important aspect of our body, our mind, its health and vigour is often ignored. Our brains are powerhouses - it stores our experiences right from birth, forms our thought processes, gives us our logical thinking capabilities, makes us form reactions around us, processes emotions, and even helps us dream while we sleep. That’s a lot of function for an organ, and consecutively, a lot of toxins that are intangible....

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Your Skin needs a Detox! Like Yesterday!

Detox your skin Just like the detoxification of the body, the skin also needs to be detoxed every now and then, especially when our fast-paced lifestyle and chemicals we are exposed to, are damaging our skin. The skin is always eliminating the toxins from your body, and it needs the care to do so in a healthy way. Just like any other organ in the body, the skin has specific needs and wants. How do you determine if your skin needs a detox? Your skin will start looking dull and uncared for. Dry skinned people will see more dry patches, and oily skinned people will see a lot more oil. Your skin will have unevenness on the face. It may...

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