Why protective face masks can affect the skin (and how you can prevent it)

While many frontline workers already wear protective masks every day, wearing a face mask out in public has suddenly become a part of daily life for the rest of us as well. Face masks may be necessary for now, but wearing them regularly or for prolonged periods can be hard on the skin.

Keep reading to understand the negative effects of wearing a face mask on the skin and how to prevent them.

Tree of Life! @ Disneyworld

This is the ‘Tree of Life’ at Disney world. At a glance, it’s majestic and ‘busy’! The complex carvings on its trunk remind the onlooker on how the entire ecosystem besides being interdependent within itself, is deeply rooted and dependent on trees. I reckon that the entire plant kingdom could probably survive without us, butContinue reading “Tree of Life! @ Disneyworld”

Understanding your Skin type

It’s good to understand your own skin type. It helps build a good skin care regime & design treatment protocols. There are several factors that guide this. Click each factor to learn more. This is a broad overview with some overlap, of course. Hope it’s helpful! Glow & Grow! ➳ Back to Beauty Blog

Seaside Steadiness🌊

Once I was calmly sitting in a boat by the seaside, with only my soulmate beside me. We were gazing across the sea into the distance. The serenity was only interrupted by occasional small jolts, from behind the boat. But since we were at the shore and the scenery was so captivating I didn’t lookContinue reading “Seaside Steadiness🌊”

The skin’s natural oil

Yes, the skin secretes a natural oil called sebum! It helps the skin retain moisture and stay supple, contributes to the skin barrier & even protects it against basic skin infections. Too much of it makes the skin oily, predisposing to acne & related conditions. Lack of it makes the skin dry and sensitive. What’sContinue reading “The skin’s natural oil”

Disclaimer 💡 You already own the ultimate Beauty Secret

In a society that looks for imperfections, it’s a mini protest to love yourself. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. It’s great never to forget the basics. The key to beauty is an inside job, and it WILL reflect in whatever you do. You cannot get the realization of self worth and confidence from anyone but yourself, and noContinue reading “Disclaimer 💡 You already own the ultimate Beauty Secret”

Mind your Mind 💭

The mind so frivolous Like ocean tide Will sway you, turn you Side to side ‘Distracted’, ‘dejected’ ‘Can’t decide’ Takes you on a Bumpy ride • But the same mind When refined & trained- Brought to calmness Meditate Magically transforms 💫 Into a best friend A constant companion; You choose the end ☯️ *** ThisContinue reading “Mind your Mind 💭”

Perception towards Vitiligo☯️

There’s a global pandemic outside and another pandemic within. The striking contrast of leaves spotted against the sky creates a sense of beauty, peace & harmony. When the skin borrows the same pattern it’s viewed through an entirely different lens. Can we correct the lens? Many societies place a profound significance on the appearance ofContinue reading “Perception towards Vitiligo☯️”

Clouded outside, Clear within

The distant goal is clouded, But if the heart within is clear Light will flood your path ahead And faith will replace fear. So take a step forward Resolute and sincere And the clouds will soon part What’s far will soon be near~ *** Background: This is in response to Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt forContinue reading “Clouded outside, Clear within”

Beauty Blog Beginnings🩺

As mentioned in my tagline, being a ‘Dermatologist by day & Dreamer by dusk’, I am happy to share my new Beauty Blog :”Glow & Grow”… Glow from the outside & grow from within :), which will be sprinkled with skin care tips on an ongoing basis. I am sure you will enjoy & benefitContinue reading “Beauty Blog Beginnings🩺”

Morning Walk Discoveries

There’s a World of difference between exercising in a gym and the wild outdoors. There’s something about stepping out into nature in the morning that gives you that dose of SOMETHING – someone please give it a name – that gives you physical and mental strength. I have this thing about wanting to get outContinue reading “Morning Walk Discoveries”

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