Hair Loss Problems In Winters

Hair loss problems in winters

There are certain hair problems take arise in winter

Dandruff
Dandruff increases in winters.
Wash your hair and scalp with anti-dandruff like ZPTO or ketoconazole based shampoo.
Let the shampoos remain on scalp for at least 5 minutes and then rinse off thoroughly.
Avoid use of oil over the scalp.
Avoid hot blow dryers over the scalp.

Dry or lusterless hair in winters

One can follow some basic tips to take care of luster less hair in winters:-

Always cover your hair. In winters the most exposed part is our hair. The winter wind takes away the
moisture from the scalp. So one should cover them with a scarf or wear a hat while going out.
Do not take hot water bathes. It can make your hair dry and dull or life less.
Shampoo your scalp and keep the shampoo on the scalp for 5 minutes and also use conditioner over the hair shafts.
Avoid blow dryers and massage your scalp with oil to keep them healthy and shiny.

Always stay hydrated in winters also. Drink a lot of water. Some of the basic things one should keep in mind to have healthier hair are:-

Shampoo should be ph balanced and mild. Keep the shampoo on your scalp for 5 to 7 minutes and then wash it. One can also use light conditioner over the hair shaft. Make sure that you don’t use too greasy shampoos, oil or heavy serums over the hair

One should apply shampoo which has a UV protection and it should be mild and ph balanced. Nowadays conditioners are also available with UV protection. Avoid the sun as it’s very harsh and can make your hair lifeless and brittle so protection is must.

Take lots of fresh fruits, green vegetables, and antioxidant rich diet. Protein intake should be more. If you are vegetarian than take 1litre milk in any form. If you are non vegetarian than one can eat eggs, fish or chickens.

Prone Acne Skin Treatment

There are many types of basic treatments available for acne and prone acne skin treatment
Fore and foremost is the wash for the acne, acne prone skin or antigenic skin.

Face wash/bars for acne and acne prone skin: – There are many forms of face washes available for acne prone skin ranging from salicylic acid wash, glycolic acid wash, benzoyl peroxide wash and ph balanced washes for sensitive acne prone skin. One can choose the face washes and bars according to the skin type and severity of the acne.

Topical antibacterial gels: - There are many antibacterial gels available for acne. Most commonly used is clindamycin gel and oldest is benzoyl peroxide which is a gold standard for acne treatment. It is available in 2.5% to 10% strength. And has a very good efficacy. One can choose the type of gel according skin sensitivity and the type of acne.

Topical Retinoid: – Topical Retinoid is meant for exfoliation of the skin. It reduces comedones which are known as black heads and white head formation and further reduces the acne formation. The commonest retinoid is tretinoin which has strength of .025% to .1%. It is available in creams, gels and microsphere formation.
Nowadays fourth generation retinoid are available which is known as adapalene. Adapalene 0.1% is available which has less irritation to the skin. One should apply Retinoid only once at night and give it couple of months for adaptation and gradually increase the strength of retinoid. During the day time one should protect the skin with the calamine or sun blocks. One should apply it 3 to 4 times a day.

COMBINATION GELS: – nowadays combination gels are available like clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide, benzoyl peroxide and adapalene combination.

One can choose this combination gel for severe acne vulgaris for topical use. One should use these creams or gels only once at night.

Kindly choose the product only after proper consultation with an experienced dermatologist or the skin specialist.
Topical preparations are highly effective with the proper guidance of dermatologist or the skin specialist. You should choose the product according to the severity of the acne and type of acne, compliance of the acne.

Acne Free Skin-Things Men Should Avoid

Acne treatment and their maintenance depend upon the kind of acne you have. Normally for simple acne vulgaris the maintenance is required till the time our skin is acne free but for severe acne problems the oral medications are given for at least 6 months to 9 months depending upon the severity of the acne. Oral medications are to be prescribed by your dermatologist after analyzing the grading of your acne. So it’s always advised to follow your prescription as prescribed by your skin specialist so that you get your acne free skin.

Generally because of the lack of patience to correct the acne we start our self treatments, we start using so many products without knowing their adverse effects on the skin. These products can sometimes cause irritation to the skin or it can make the acne lesion bigger which may heal with a mark or a scar. So it’s better not to indulge in this. Ask your doctor who will help you out with good face washes with are ph balanced and topical ointment which will correct your acne.

Due to the lack of knowledge about the products, we accidently use harsh chemical based face washes and bathing soaps which irritate our skin and worsens the acne. It’s always advised to use the ph balanced cleaners and bars which are skin friendly and they don’t cause irritation. One should always use non comedogenic products which will never clog the pores.

Whenever any lesions occurs over our face we starts popping it or picking it and make it inflamed and sometimes the result is scarring. So it’s better not to squeeze your acne.

We should always seek the advice of an experienced dermatologist so that we can correct the acne on its initial stage before making the condition worse or scarring. So consult a doctor and follow the course as prescribed by him and never leave the course before time so that you can get acne free skin.

Regular regime of washing your face and back with anti acne washes and proper anti acne regime is to be continued for acne not to come back again. Donot use comedogenic make ups or products. Low glycemic food is advised. Anti acne regime is to be continued till the time your skin is acne prone. It entirely depends upon person to person till what age you may have to continue the treatment