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London-based Karishma is using her Instagram account to fight conventional ideas of beauty

HT Brunch Social Media Star of the Week: Karishma Leckraz

Hindustan Times | By Shruti Nair
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 07:49 AM IST
Vanity bedamned! This 27-year-old is using social media to raise awareness about eczema
(iStock photo)
(iStock photo)

Unwind with sea-derived scrubs, masks and soaks

Hindustan Times | By Puneeta Mahadevia
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2019 07:53 PM IST
Soak yourself in seawater pools, slathering marine algae face masks and seaweed packs for the wellness of your skin. Called as thalassotherapy, they help healing skin conditions, soothe the muscles.

Grandma’s skin-care tips might not be all that skin-friendly

Hindustan Times | By Vanessa Viegas
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 07:57 PM IST
From besan to baking soda, every ingredient has the potential to harm if misused, say experts
Lupus is a skin condition marked by inflammation.(Unsplash)
Lupus is a skin condition marked by inflammation.(Unsplash)

Childhood traumas may worsen lupus symptoms: Study

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Lupus is a skin condition marked by inflammation.
Rashami’s Psoriasis is under control now and she is working on losing weight.
Rashami’s Psoriasis is under control now and she is working on losing weight.

Rashami Desai talks about suffering from psoriasis, wants to give health priority now

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kavita Awaasthi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2019 10:06 AM IST
The Uttaran actor talks about her struggle with weight, how her medical condition led to gaining weight and how she is working on losing it now.
The presence of Malassezia was linked to a common variation in a gene known to be important for immunity to fungi - a genetic signature more common in patients with Crohn’s disease than the healthy population.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The presence of Malassezia was linked to a common variation in a gene known to be important for immunity to fungi - a genetic signature more common in patients with Crohn’s disease than the healthy population.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Fungus linked to dandruff may worsen bowel disease

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 11:03 AM IST
Malassezia restricta yeasts found in oily skin and scalp follicles are linked to several skin conditions. These microscopic fungi also often end up in the gut.
Most of us mistake flaking of the scalp for dandruff. Flaking is not dandruff. Dandruff is mostly caused by seborrheic dermatitis (a skin condition that causes scaly patches and red skin on the scalp), or scalp psoriasis. In winter, exacerbation of flaking is usually due to dry skin conditions.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Most of us mistake flaking of the scalp for dandruff. Flaking is not dandruff. Dandruff is mostly caused by seborrheic dermatitis (a skin condition that causes scaly patches and red skin on the scalp), or scalp psoriasis. In winter, exacerbation of flaking is usually due to dry skin conditions.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Stop scraping the snowflakes, deal with them: How to deal with dandruff during winters

Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 04:06 PM IST
The colder months mean dandruff and a flaky scalp. So if you’re still scratching your head on how you will manage it this time, look no further.
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