Sodium lauryl sulfate- should you go SLS free?(Dermatocare’s ingredients guide)

SLS is a skin irritant, meaning if used on skin above certain concentration it will surely lead to reaction in form of redness, irritation and burning. Yes it is true that SLS is used in lower concent...

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin


Sodium Lauryl Sulfate-Does your toothpaste produce foam?(Dermatocare’s ingredients guide)

  Here is the list of side effects that SLS has on oral mucosa: SLS increases permeability of mucosa to both oil and water soluble substances, thus, might result in absorption of those h...

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin


Are Parabens in cosmetic contributing to Infertility in Males? Dermatocare’s ingredients guide

  In a recent study, authors concluded that Parabens might be contributing the decrease in reproductive potentials of males. Here is the abstract from the study "In developed countries...

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5 Adverse Effects Of Parabens That Cosmetic Industry Does NOT Want You To Know

What are the adverse effects of parabens? Here are the five adverse effects of Parabens that cosmetic industry does NOT want you to know: Breast cancer: Numerous studies have shown the prese...

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin


Are We Contributing To The End Of Mother Earth?-Dermatocare’s ingredients guide

Not to forget the non-biodegradable plastics that our gadget are adorned with. Do you like to stay ahead of technology? But where is your last mobile or laptop or TV? Why are we “Plasticising&rd...

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin


What causes Blackheads and Pimples in Teens- Dermatocare's beauty tips

"Doctor, blackheads and pimples have ruined my skin, why do they occur in teens?” This secret mantra has been revealed in the book, “Acnefied- the war against acne begins...

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What is Seborrheic dermatitis? How it is treated?- Dermatocare’s hair care tips

What causes Seborrheic dermatitis? Dandruff or Seborrheic dermatitis occurs because of overgrowth of fungus that normally lives on your scalp and survives on the oil secretion by your glands. This ...

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1 Must Do Face Pack For Instant Glow: Dermatologist Recommended

Mix the following ingredients to make a smooth paste: 2 spoons of chickpea flour (besan) for oily skin / oats for dry skin. 1 spoon of yoghurt/buttermilk for oily skin / milk cre...

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin


Postpartum Hair Loss- When To Consult Dermatologist (Dermatocare’s hair care tips)

  Why does it occur? Normally, scalp hair stay in growing/anagen phase for 3 years followed by dormant/catagen stage for 3 months and is finally shed in telogen stage. However, during pregn...

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4 Anti-aging ingredients to look for in Anti- wrinkle creams-Dermatocare’s ingredients guide

  1. Retinoids: Its efficacy is supported by numerous studies and it is the best choice for oily skin without sensitivity. Retinoids work by increasing turnover of cells and reducing sticki...

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8 skin and health benefits of Avocado oil-Dermatocare’s natural beauty tips

  Here are eight skin and health benefits of Avocado oil endorsed by us: Moisturiser: Avocado oil has a good moisturizing capacity due its high fat content and this comes with added bene...

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5 Benefits of wearing this easiest and quickest make-up daily- Dermatocare’s lifestyle fitness tips

  You don’t believe me, stand in front of mirror and smile; see for yourself the 5 reasons as to wear your make-up daily: Glowing skin: A smile provides a radiant look, that too in...

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5 Reasons To Eat Ghee Or Clarified Butter Daily-Dermatocare’s lifestyle fitness tips

What is the composition of Ghee?  Yes! Ghee is rich in saturated fats that is the reason you just need a teaspoon daily. Here is the table that shows composition of Ghee from Wikiped...

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Alopecia Areata- Dermatologist Guide to diagnosis and treatment

Watch this video by Dr Surbhi, MD for knowing cause, symptoms, treatment, home remedies and red flag signs that indicate severe or recurrent alopecia areata:   What causes alopecia ar...

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What is Alopecia areata- know from a Expert Dermatologist

What is alopecia areata? Alopecia means loss of hair or baldness. There are many varying causes and types of alopecia. Alopecia areata is a non-scarring type of hair loss that typically causes pa...

Written By Dr Nitin, MD Skin


How to choose the right foundation- know from make-up expert

“Doctor, how do I Choose the Right Foundation for my skin?” Editor's Notes: Well, being a dermatologist I am novice to the field of make-up and how I wish we could just get the righ...

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Understand Baby Eczema: Dermatocare’s baby/child care tips

  What is baby Eczema or Atopic dermatitis (AD)? Atopic dermatitis is part of the atopic state, in which the body is more prone to allergies. The allergy can manifest in the skin as Atopic ...

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Which Antiaging treatments is best- Dermatocare's beauty tips

“Doctor, Which Anti-aging treatments are the best? “ Each anti-aging treatment addresses different aspects of aging skin, may it be Fillers, LASERS, Scrubbing, Peels, Botox,&n...

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3 Best Cleansers For Oily Skin (free of toxic ingredients): Dermatocare's Pick

Tips to choose cleansers oily skin: Check if the face wash is transparent and devoid of additional moisturiser. Look on the label for words like “oil control or for oi...

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What Are Medi-Facials- Dermatocare's Interviews with Best Dermatologist

Dermatocare: What are Medi-facials? Dr Deepali: Medi-facials is combining the medicinal knowledge and incorporating it into beautifying the human face. My patients and friends call medi-facials as ...

Written By Dr Deepali Bhardwaj, MD Skin