Moisturizers, otherwise called emollients, are skin products that are used to lubricate, moisturize, and protect the skin. These functions are naturally carried out by the oil or sebum produced by the oil-secreting glands in the skin. Moisturizers prevent the evaporation of water from the deeper layers of the skin, thus preventing it from drying out.

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Is coconut oil bad for skin?

Query: Hello doctor, Is coconut oil bad for the skin? A few years ago coconut oil was all the rage. We were told to slather it from head to toe for miraculous benefits. However, lately, it is been getting some backlash thanks to its comedogenic properties. My questions are, What are the pros of using pr...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Coconut oil is extracting traditionally from raw coconut or from dried coconut kernels. It is saturated oil and frequently used in skin, hairs or cooking purposes. This oil has health-promoting properties. It contains several fatty acids that have benefits to skin healt...  Read Full »

How can I make the skin of my face glow permanently?

Query: Hello doctor, Till four days ago, I used to get beautiful skin whenever I applied random facewashes or moisturizer or any other nourishing cream on my face for a few days due to the placebo effect. After a few days, my skin used to become dull again. This effect on my face skin took years to develo...  Read Full »

Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand that you have been concerned for your facial skin. In order to prescribe the right remedy, I will need to understand the detailed history of your health which includes mental, emotional and physical health issues. Can you please tell me whether you feel th...  Read Full »

Please guide me with a homeopathy treatment for dull skin.

Query: Hi doctor, The days when I use moisturizer or face wash, my facial skin use to glow. But, if I did not use it for five to six days then my skin would become very dull even without skin exposure. And so, I used them daily. Now for about two months I just stopped applying anything on my face, so my fa...  Read Full »

Dr. Shilpa Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Fairness creams are just the temporary things and will not give the long-term results. Darkening of skin when exposed to many cosmetics tends to suffer and also reacts more to the sun. As face is one of the exposed parts to sun, it usually appears darker than the rest of ...  Read Full »

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