Concoctions for healthy skin, hair

CHENNAI: Homemade concoctions, natural herbs and ancestral recipes, these are staples that Naina Chandani vouches for when it comes to skin and hair care. “My grandmother used to extract coconut oil and send it from Mumbai. My mother used that for our hair. I followed the same recipe when I had hair problems eight years back. It […]

Skin Care: THIS is how pomegranate can help you maintain a healthy skin

When it comes to fruits, each one of them has some quality that makes them different from others. And one such fruit is pomegranate. Pomegranate is one such fruit that is loaded with minerals and nutrients. Pomegranate is not only good for haemoglobin, but it also helps us maintain our skin. The powerful antioxidants in […]

IIT Hyderabad Scientists Find Cheap & ‘Blue’ Way to 3D-Print Stem Cells With Eel Skin!

You might think it’s your skeleton that holds your body together, but in actuality, it’s collagen—well, at least at the cellular level! Collagen is the protein that keeps your skin taut and teeth strong by filling the gaps between cells, like cement between bricks. Without the structural support of collagen, cells would not be able […]

Study identifies key epigenetic regulator that controls skin cell turnover

The outer layer of the skin completely replaces itself every two to four weeks, but when this process is blocked, cancer can grow. A new study from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has now identified a key regulator of that block known as LSD1, as well as a […]

Explained: Why some moisturizers may do more harm than good to your skin

New Delhi: A lot has been said about skin care products, especially when it comes to moisturizers. For instance, earlier researchers at UC San Francisco found that moisturizing your skin might reduce the risk of developing a range of health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Now, a new study warned that moisturizers […]

Guy Nattiv’s Skin: What Are We to Make of Another Redemption Tale About Neo-Nazis?

The concept of white male violence — how it replicates and ripples through the world — is fertile ground for exploration, especially right now. Skin, written and directed by Academy Award winner Guy Nattiv, begins by juxtaposing such sickening violence, the kind fueled by right-wing ideology, with surprising grace. As the film progresses, however, the tactic only […]

‘Foundation Mapping’ Is the Latest Trick for Flawless Skin, so I Tried It

Foundation is a bit of a double-edged sword: It can cover redness and breakouts, but it can also look heavy, cakey, and dry if you’re not an application pro. Luckily, with the right technique, you don’t have to be. Instead of sweeping foundation across your entire face, you might want to try a different technique used for years […]