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Dr. Punjani

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Dr. Punjani is a popular General Surgeon in Mulund West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Punjani at Pooja Hospital in Mulund West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Punjani on Lybrate.com.

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My husband has dark circles. He has tried all ointments last one was wunder eye cream which did not work. He has sleep of 7 hours. Healthy and fit. Can help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bhiwadi
Take homoeopahy medicine china officianilis 30 thrice aday 5 globules without water 15 min after meal and apply clearskin (bioforce) homoeopathy ointment on dark circle area only and apply only at night after washing your face with homoeopathy sunny face wash and wash your face every time with this face wash only take this medicine for 4 months.
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I have some pores in my face. How to get rid of it? SugGest me a treatment. Thank you.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I have some pores in my face. How to get rid of it? SugGest me a treatment. Thank you.
Using Dot silicone gel or toical retinoid cream (Retin A cream) is good to remove this pores. You can also go for masks. Pappaya masks are good for this. You can use this twice weekly. Also avoid sun exposure on face or use sunscreen. Taking vitamin E and C supplements , drinking more plain water also helps in regeneration of skin faster.
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I always suffer from dark sports on my cheeks and white sports in winter season only and my skin comes out in March April n may month from last 6-7 years every year. I have this to problems every year in my life last 6-7 year.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I always suffer from dark sports on my cheeks and white sports in winter season only and my skin comes out in March A...
A quick and easy solution can be found in your kitchen or your nearest grocery store — lemon juice. Lemons have vitamin C that can lighten dark spots on your face. It’s easy to apply. Put some fresh lemon juice on a cotton ball and rub it directly on the affected skin area. 1. Allow it to dry and then wash it off with plain water. 2. Continue applying this dark spot removal home remedy for at least two weeks to get the desired result. If you have delicate or sensitive skin, you can dilute the lemon juice with plain water, rosewater, or honey. You can also use lime juice to get rid of black spots, applying it in the same manner as described above.
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Hi male 24. I have a field job so I have to face sun, dust. Etc. I want to know which face wash, scrub I should use so that I can get rid of tanning. Due to more exposure to sun rays and by dust my face colour is getting dull. Please tell me the best product I can follow which is not harmful for face also tell me the homemade natural I can do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi male 24. I have a field job so I have to face sun, dust. Etc. I want to know which face wash, scrub I should use s...
HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT AUCARE COMPLEXION DROPS ( WOLFE DIETRI) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. GLOW-AID FAIRNESS CREAM ( ADVEN)Apply in circular fashion in morning nd at night BLOOME-203 SOAP ( BIOFORCE ) Wassh face with this face wash before applying whitening cream SUNCARE CREAM ( BAKSON ) Apply 30 minutes before going outsside nd again reapply after 3-4 hrss after washing with whitening soap PAPAYA PACK ( BAKSON) Daily apply on face directly in evening when u think u r not going outsside now nd wash face after it is dry. FERRUM SIP SYRUP ( SBL) 2 spoons twice daily DIET Daily Cucumber in salad 1 apple /200 gm papaya/500 gm watermelon daily Consume Lots of water daily 2 glass milk daily HOME REMEDY Prepare a paste of Multani mitti + 1 spoon Turmeric powder +10 drops Lime nd add Raw milk to prepare a paste nd apply thi paste twice in a week
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I have skin problem. Please help me give me advice. How to remove pimple? please doctor and how to remove dark spot in under skin?

M.Sc - Psychology, PGDEMS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
I have skin problem. Please help me give me advice. How to remove pimple? please doctor and how to remove dark spot i...
Homemade remedies to treat acne and pimples: you probably are under impression that it is tough to treat your acne and pimples. Try our homemade remedies and explore your beautiful skin. Sugar scrub: dead skin cells when get clogged in pores often mimics the acne problem. Scrubbing the skin is the most natural and clinically proven method to exfoliate. Do not scrub too hard, it may irritate and damage your skin. You require: sugar, lemon juice how to use: take half cup of sugar grind it well. Add 10 drops of lemon juice to it. For dry skin, you can add olive oil to give moisturizing effect. Dip your fingertips into the mixture, and scrub on your face in circular motion. Apple cider vinegar: acids in vinegar exfoliate and treat scars on your skin. Also improves skin tone and balances skin ph. It helps to open your pores, shed off bacteria and dirt thus reduces the risk of acne and pimples. You require: apple cider vinegar, distilled water how to use: to 1 part vinegar, add 3 parts water and mix thoroughly. Dip a cotton swab into it and apply it on pimples. Leave on for at 10? 20 minutes. Reapply several times in a day for best results. Papaya: papaya is a rich source of vitamin a and protein (papain). Helps in exfoliating dead skin cells and treats irritated dry skin. Reduces premature ageing and gives a glowy look. You require: papaya how to use: peel outer skin of papaya and mash into thick paste. For a dry skin add milk or honey (optional). Apply this mask evenly all over your face. Wait for 30 minutes and rinse off completely with water. Pat dry your face and apply a good moisturizer. Oranges: if you have any doubt whether oranges help in treating acne, then don? t worry the answer is a definite yes. Its astringent properties attributes to acne treatment. As an excellent source of vitamin c, oranges are actually good in whitening and refreshing your skin. You require: oranges, rose water how to use: peel off outer skin of oranges. Dry them and grind into fine powder. Add rose water to make a paste. Apply it on blemishes and wash off after 20 minutes. Lemon juice: to heal scars and acne spots, lemon is the best remedy. When used topically or taken internally, lemon does wonders. Lemon is a good source of vitamin c, helps to remove dead skin cells. You require: lemon how to use: extract lemon juice and dip cotton balls into it. Apply on pimples, scars; wash off after 10? 15 minutes. With soft towel gently pat your skin. Avocado & honey mask: to clean your pores and treat acne and pimples, avocado is the best choice. It is rich in vitamins and fats that helps to repair damaged skin. Honey helps in cleansing and giving a soothing effect to your skin. This facial mask is suitable for all skin types. You require: avocado, honey how to use: take one of a ripe avocado, remove the skin, seeds and mash it. Add 4 tablespoons of raw honey. Apply it to face and leave it for 30? 60 minutes. Wash with warm water and pat dry. Potato: potatoes do wonders on treating acne prone skin. It is a huge hub of acids and antioxidants. Helps in clearing pimples and left out scars. You require: potato, blender, warm water how to use: all you have to do is take one potato, peel off outer skin completely and make slices. You can even mash it using blender or juicer. Apply it on pimples forming a thin layer. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash off with warm water. Mint: mint leaves contain menthol which acts as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic agent. You require: mint leaves, lemon juice how to use: take 2 cups of mint (peppermint) fresh leaves and grind them into fine paste. You can add few drops of lemon juice to it. Using a cotton swab, apply on pimples. After 30 minutes rinse off with cold water. Do not rub, gently pat with dry towel. Green tea: green tea is rich in epigallocatechin-3-gallate, an antioxidant. Research studies have revealed that epigallocatechin-3-gallate reduces sebum production, inflammation, and infection thus relieving from acne symptoms. You require: green tea leaves how to use: extract green tea from green tea leaves. Wash your face twice a day with green tea and dab with soft towel. It leaves you refreshing and relaxed. You can even daily intake one cup of green tea. Aloe: aloe has many medicinal unseen benefits. It soothes your skin and nourishes giving a vibrant look. You require: aloe, blender how to use: to attain a beautiful and glowy skin start using aloe as your routine. Extract gel from 2? 3 aloe fresh leaves or buy it from a health store. Apply to face and wash off after 20? 30 minutes. Repeat same procedure thrice in a week to get desired results. Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate): sodium bicarbonate neutralizes skin ph. Best skincare regimen which helps to remove dead and dying skin cells. Can be used regularly until you get desired results. In fact it got less or no side effects. You require: baking soda, water how to use: clean your face to remove dirt. Mix equal proportions of baking soda and water to form toothpaste like consistency. Use as a facial scrub, massage in circular soft motions with fingertips. Leave it for 15 minutes, and then rinse off with lukewarm water.For further assistance you can concern me privately.
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Dermabrasion - 10 Facts You Must Know Before You Go For It!

MD - Dermatology, MBBS
Dermatologist, Visakhapatnam
Dermabrasion - 10 Facts You Must Know Before You Go For It!

Dermabrasion is a procedure where the top layer of the skin is removed by using a diamond wheel or a wire brush. The brush or the wire is rotated on the top layer of the skin and injures it. As the injury heals, new skin is formed. The procedure is used to clear scars from acne and other lines in the face.

The factors to be considered are the coarseness of the brush or the wire, the duration and the pressure applied. 

There are certain things to keep in mind before undergoing the procedure:

  1. Too much sun exposure can damage the skin on the face. So take necessary precautions both before and after the surgery.
  2. Few days prior to the surgery, it is advised to stop using harsh exfoliating products on the skin. If all the unwanted cells are removed before the procedure then the healthy cells will be removed during the procedure.
  3. It can result in bleeding and scarring.
  4. Moisture is removed from the skin during the procedure so it is advised to moisturize the face on a regular basis.
  5. This procedure increases blood flow to the skin so the skin remains healthy. It also increases the skin's elasticity.
  6. This procedure also helps people who have large pores on their skin.
  7. It can help in getting rid of hyperpigmentation and age spots.
  8. The procedure helps in penetration of the various cosmetic products so the cosmetic effects are more prominent.
  9. The procedure tends to give better results in younger people than older people.
  10. The procedure lasts for about 30 minutes. Consult an Expert & get answers to your questions!
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5 Natural Remedies For Skin Rejuvenation : A Must For Season Change

MD, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
5 Natural Remedies For Skin Rejuvenation : A Must For Season Change
5 natural remedies for Skin Rejuvenation: A Must for Season Change

With every season change our skin demands an overhauling. Even if you cannot find time very often to take good care of your skin. Adopting the following measures every once in a while will ensure supple skin and a brighter complexion.

Adopt these 5 all-natural remedies to revitalize your complexion

1. Oatmeal/cucumber mask
Natural face masks can do wonders for your skin as the essential vitamins and minerals can be directly absorbed instead of absorption from food you eat. Using an oatmeal or cucumber mask every week or twice a week will give immediate relief to your skin and will provide it with a rejuvenating glow.

2. Natural soaps and body wash
Soap is an alkaline product and the human skin is acidic in nature. As a result, prolonged use of conventional soaps can result in dry, stiff and rough skin. Take time out and look for products which are majorly constituted of natural ingredients and are thus gentle on the skin, maintaining its moisture and natural sheen.

3. Vitamin-C face pack
Vitamin-C stimulates the production of collagen in the body which is responsible for the elasticity and glow of your skin. Oral vitamin-c supplements are not effective for skin health and thus it should directly be applied on the skin.

4. Sunscreen consisting of natural ingredients
A number of sunscreens are available in the market which consist of natural ingredients and have minimal chemical contamination. Choose the right product based on your skin tone and skin type.

5. Natural Moisturizers
Keeping your skin hydrated and moisturized on a regular basis is the best way to ensure that it remains youthful and healthy. Avoid products containing harmful additives and use natural products such as yogurt, tomato paste etc. Also, while picking a moisturizer, make sure that it consists majorly of natural ingredients.

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I am 20years old my face become black day by day day what should I do to face become farefare.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 20years old my face become black day by day day what should I do to face become farefare.
Hi, There is an old-age saying - “Be happy and make others happy!” Follow this in your life and you will see the difference! Management: Include healthy, nutritious food, doing daily yoga or some kind of exercises. All these automatically reflects glow on your face. Yes, the colour which is inherited from your parents/ ancestors, cannot be changed, but you can try to get glow on your face! Daily Regime: Apart from these, you do follow CTMP, i. E. Cleansing, toning, moisturising and protection (apply liberally sunscreen with SPF-30 – a thick layer of Bakson's Suncare cream may be, 20-30 minutes before going out daily and repeat it's application after every 3-4hrs.) after washing your face daily; use the products as per your skin type. This will change the skin texture and skin tone. In case you do have tanning, apply honey with a dash of lime on your face. Eat right and healthy that too on time, relieve your stress/ tensions, sleep well, stop smoking, as this restricts blood flow to your face and leaves you with a greyish complexion. Lead a healthy lifestyle! Apart from this, avoid anger, anxiety, fear which increases stress hormone in the body and subsequently makes your complexion darker! (Hormonal imbalances also plays a major role). If the dull and dark skin tone is due to any underlying ailment or diseases, need to look into the matter. Diet: -Increase your Vitamin C intake (lemon, orange, gooseberry, etc. Fruits/juices, strawberries, sweet peppers, tomatoes, can notaloupe, and green peas). - Eat more Vitamin A (nonfat milk, oysters, and egg yolks, carrots, watermelon, papaya, tomatoes, or other dark colored produce). If you feel your skin is weak or not tight enough, that usually suggests a lack of Vitamin A. Medicine: Use homoeopathic cream - Medicynth's Whitch Hazel or Bakson’s Fairness cream daily at night. Home remedies: Apply fresh-squeezed lemon juice to your entire face and neck. Leave it on for 10 minutes And then wash it off with lukewarm water. After this, rub cucumber slices on your skin to soften and moisturize it. Do this 2-3 times a day. Another option is squeeze the juice of one-half lemon and mix one to two tablespoons of raw honey in it. Apply it on your face, leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse it off. Make a paste of'Kasturi Manjal' (wild turmeric) with rose petals, saffron and raw milk which is very effective.
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My age 21 male. My problem is my skin get ruf; and spot also shown in my face sunburn also are there I try so many things but not work any of them. Can you suggest me something that help me out of this.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Regular use of sunscreen a day time. Spf30+. Drink a glass of tomato juice with some mint leaves, lemon juice and salt daily to keep dark circles at bay. Any queries ask me. I prescribe you oral medicines also.
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10 Best home Remedies to Get Rid of Acne, Pimples, Dark Spots & deep scars

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, DNHE, P.G. Diploma in Panchkarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hapur
10 Best home Remedies to Get Rid of Acne, Pimples, Dark Spots & deep scars

10 best home remedies to get rid of acne, pimples, dark spots & deep scars

Here are the 10 best home remedies to get rid of acne, pimples, dark spots & deep scars.

1. Iced green tea

How to use

Take a glass of warm water and steep a green tea bag into it. Remove the tea bag and pour the contents into the tray. Place the tray into freezer and allow it to form ice cubes take one ice-cube and rub all over the face. Just note before rubbing the ice cubes steam your face so that the pores get open and the goodness of green tea enter the pores. Do it twice a day in the morning when you get up and before going to sleep.

Benefits

Green tea contains a high amount of antioxidants that fight free radicals that damages your skin. It has antiseptic properties that killed germs that causes acne and pimples and keep your skin beautiful and healthy.

2. Baking soda and lemon juice mask

How to use

Take a bowl add 2 tablespoon of baking soda and add 1/4 cup of lemon juice to it. Mix it properly to make a thick paste. Apply the paste to the affected area. Let it dry for 5 -10 minutes. Once it dries take some water on your hand and slowly scrub the affected area on your face. Wash your face using luke warm water and pat dry. If your face becomes too dry then apply some antiseptic lotion or moisturiser.

Benefits

Baking soda helps to keep the skin pores clean by removing bacteria and excess oil that causes pimples. Lemon acts as a natural bleach that lightens the skin and remove dark spots. It helps to remove the dead skin and gives a fairer complexion.

3. Green coconut water

How to use

Cut a fresh green coconut and pour the green coconut water to a bowl. Take a cotton dip it in the coconut water and wipe all over the face. Then wash your face using luke warm water. Wash your face with coconut water continuously every day to get best results.

Benefits

Coconut water has cytokinins and antioxidants that helps to eliminate acne, sagging skin and help deep scar recovery. Drinking coconut water keeps your skin healthy, smooth and younger looking.

4. Fenugreek (methi) and rosewater mask

How to use

Soak a handful of fenugreek (methi) seeds in a bowl of water. Leave them to soak for atleast 5 hours. Grind them in a mixer and make a fine paste. Add few drops of rosewater to it. Apply the paste on your face. Before applying the paste wash your face with warm water so that the pores get opened. Let the pack dry for 15 minutes. Once it completely dries rinse with cold water.

Benefits

Fenugreek has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that stops and reduce growth of pimples, blackheads and other skin infections. It helps in nourishing and rejuvenating the skin.

5. Fresh aloevera gel

How to use

Take a fresh aloevera plant slice away both the ends. Take the aloevera gel from the center part of the leaf. Take the aloevera gel and apply to the face. Keep massaging until the gel started to dry. Once the gel gets completely absorbed wash your face with luke warm water and pat dry.

Benefits

Aloevera contains medicinal and healing properties that helps to heal pimples, rashes and scars. It prevents skin discoloartion that is caused after acne heals. It makes your skin clear and smooth. It kills bacteria that causes skin infection.

6. Sandalwood, tulsi and rosewater mask

How to use

Take about 2 tbsp of sandalwood powder in a bowl. Add few crushed tulsi (basil) leaves to it. Then mix it properly using few drops of rose water. Make a thin paste. Apply this paste evenly on the face. Rinse your face with cold water and pat dry.

Benefits

Sandalwood helps in tightening the pores, removing impurities, excess oil and reduction in the redness of pimples. It also helps in reduction of dark spots and scars. Tulsi possess strong antibacterial and anti fungal properties that makes pimple heal faster.

7. Tea tree oil

How to use

Take some tea tree oil in your palms and rub over the affected area for 10 minutes. Take some luke warm water in a bowl, dip the cotton into the bowl. Now rub the wash cotton all over your face to remove the excess oil.

Benefits

Tea tree oil is one of the excellent treatment for acne. It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that prevents skin infection, helps in healing of wounds and sores.

8. Turmeric, clay mud and lemon juice mask

How to use

Take 1 full tea spoon of clay mud add 1/2 spoon turmeric to it and add few drops of lemon juice to make a thick paste. Apply the paste to your face and leave it for 20 minutes or until it gets completely dry. Wash your face with luke warm water and pat dry.

Benefits

Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that helps to relieve the problems of acne. It also helps in the reduction of spots and also helps in lightening of skin.

9. Cucumber

How to use

Take some slices of cucumber and grind it. Take the cucumber juice and apply to the clean, dry face. Leave it on for about 10 minutes and then wash your face using cold water.

Benefits

Cucumber gives instant cooling effect on skin. It cleanses and exfoliate the skin. It helps to reduces dark spots and sunburns.

10. Yoghurt and honey mask

How to use

Take 2 tablespoon of yoghurt and 1 tablespoon of honey and mix it thoroughly. Apply the mask and allow it to sit for about 10 minutes. Rinse it off with luke warm water and pat dry.

Benefits

Yoghurt contains alpha hydroxy acids that helps in reducing the redness of pimples, acne scars and other blemishes. It also helps in rejuvenating the skin.
 

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