Skincare is a field where things change every day. As more and more people are looking for safer, more effective solutions for their skin problems, skincare companies are competing with each other to come up with increasingly innovative products that offer better, faster results.
Let us now take a look at the latest trends that you need to look out for in 2017.
Now, sheet masks are not exactly a new trend, as they have been in vogue for quite some time now. Industry observers, however, are of the opinion that the trend of sheet masks will continue well into 2017. They also believe that the quality of these products will be much better than what we have seen so far. For instance, sheet masks made of pure cotton or bio-cellulose with completely natural ingredients are very popular right now than those made of paper or fabric. Continue reading Latest Skincare Trends to Look Out For in 2017
What are Surgical and Traumatic Scars?
They are scars that are formed as a result of a major surgery or accidents like cuts and burns. When you undergo a surgery, which involves a lot of sutures and staples, you are likely to have a scar in the region. Similarly, large cuts and burns and compound fractures can also result in prominent scars in the affected area.
Traumatic scars are formed in the same manner as acne scars or any other type of scars for that matter. Your skin produces collagen fibers as part of the natural wound healing process. The way the collagen tissues are aligned, however, is different from the way normal skin tissues are aligned. Also, in most cases, the amount of collagen produced by your skin is either too little or too much, which results in the formation of atrophic and hypertrophic scars.
Is it Possible to Remove Surgical and Traumatic Scars?
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Stretch marks are something that people do not like having on their body. They are unsightly and can be a confidence-killer. In fact, stretch marks are one of the reasons why many people are hesitant to take off their clothes even when they are in a public pool or a beach.
What causes these marks and how do you get rid of them? Let us take a look.
What Causes Stretch Marks?
Stretch marks are formed when your skin is stretched way beyond it should be, as a result of which the connective fibers in your skin break. It disrupts the production of collagen fibers, which are responsible for keeping your skin firm and young. This results in dermal and epidermal tears, which manifest as stretch marks on your skin.
Continue reading Laser Stretch Mark Removal Treatment in Chandigarh
It is common for people – both men and women – to suffer from acne related problems in their teenage years. While these problems decline significantly over time, they usually leave a mark on your face in the form of acne scars. Depending on the severity of the scarring, it can affect your looks and dent your confidence greatly. What causes acne scars and how do you deal with them? Let us find out.
What Causes Acne Scars?
When your skin pores get clogged with excess oil and dead skin cells, it can result in bacterial growth in the region. This could happen if you have acne-prone skin due to genetic reasons, if you do not cleanse your face regularly, or if you lead a stressful lifestyle, among other reasons.
Continue reading An Introductory Guide to CO2 Laser Treatment for Acne Scars
The skin is our body’s first layer of defense. It prevents harmful microorganisms from entering our body and protects us from infections and a number of other ailments. The fast-paced, urban lifestyle many of us lead today, however, takes a toll on our skin health. From the pollutants in the air we breathe to the toxic additives in the food we eat, there are a number of things that can have a detrimental effect on our skin.
In this article, we take a look at the effects of toxins on the skin and discuss how you can reverse the same and take care of your skin.
Effects of Environmental Pollution on Your Skin
Continue reading The Effects of Toxins on Your Skin and What You Can Do to Counter It
Acne is a skin problem that affects a large number of men and women all over the world. It is particularly common in teenagers, as a result of the increase in hormonal levels due to puberty.
Acne can manifest in a variety of ways including whiteheads, blackheads, papules, pustules, nodules, and cysts. While it is not a serious health problem, acne can make you feel overly conscious about your appearance and lower your self esteem. Continue reading All You Need to Know about Treating Acne
As you age, so does your skin. Women, in particular, age faster than men. So, as a woman, you need to take better care of your skin to look good for your age.
Tips for Healthy, Younger Looking Skin Continue reading Caring for Your Skin as You Grow Old – An Easy-to-Follow Skincare Guide for Older Women
One of the most pervasive myths in the skincare industry is that cosmetic procedures and beautification treatments are only meant for women. It is thought that women care more about the way they look and opt for plastic surgery to look good even after marriage. It is no longer the case. Today, men are just as interested as women in looking good and youthful, particularly after marriage.
Continue reading Why Do Married Men Love Cosmetic Procedures and What Are the Choices Available for Them?
For ages humans with darker skin tone have aspired to have a lighter skin tone. Also, society norms are such that individuals with lighter skin tone (Europeans descent) are considered more presentable as compared to dark skin tone individuals. This has led to a general perception in society that having a fair skin tone leads to better relations, better job prospects and general success in society. Even though Athena Skin & Laser Clinic doesn’t endorse this view, we are the leading clinic in helping people achieve their desired lighter skin tone through Skin Whitening. The article below describes the benefits of Glutathione: an emerging antioxidant which has shown great success in protecting the skin from UV radiation and other environmental factors and internal stressors. Glutathione inhibits melanin production: the primary reason of dark skin tone.
Continue reading Get a Fair Skin Tone: Real Science behind Skin Whitening — No Gimmicks, No False Promises
Wrinkle Reduction Without Downtime or Surgery
Reduce wrinkles and look years younger. There are over 50 muscles in your face and we use them to create different facial expressions. Over time wrinkles form as collagen breaks down in these areas of facial expression. One way to reduce these wrinkles and stop this collagen break-down is to inject Botox.
Wrinkle reduction takes away years from your face. The use of Botox will diminish wrinkles in the brow, forehead and around the eyes (crow’s feet). It can also be safely used in other areas of the face depending on a patient unique facial movement and in the neck to remove banding that comes with getting older.
Botox is injected into the muscles identified as responsible for the wrinkle in question and is used in very small quantities. Botox works by blocking the receptors on the muscles responsible for initiating movement when signals are sent from the brain. Once injected, the muscles will relax resulting in the improved look of your wrinkles. A temporary block of that muscles ability to function occur keeping line from forming and allowing new collagen to build, further improving the overall appearance of that area. Continue reading Become 10 years younger in 10 mins. Interested? Read on!