Skincare 101
Wedding Vows|September 2020
INTERVIEW WITH DR CHYTRA V ANAND AN INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED CELEBRITY COSMETIC DERMATOLOGIST

Skin Care has been a pivotal topic of discussion since ages. From intense medical treatments to granny's home remedies there are thousands of skincare tips that we might have tried & tested, but with no luck. Here we have Dr Chytra V Anand - An internationally renowned Celebrity Cosmetic Dermatologist discussing the vital role of skincare and the different holistic approaches involved in treating skin & skin infections for men & women!

WHAT ARE THE MAJOR SKIN/ HAIR PROBLEMS THAT TODAY'S YOUTH FACE?

Major skin issues faced today are acne, scarring and pigmentation and hair thinning.

SKINCARE FOR MEN HAS BEEN SLOWLY EVOLVING, BUT MANY STILL ARE CAPRICIOUS ABOUT IT, YOUR THOUGHTS?

Skincare is evolving.. and for men there a lot of options available today. I think the knowledge for men’s skincare is growing and will take time to penetrate beyond the fair and handsome level.

DO HOMEMADE SKINCARE REMEDIES REAL WORK? IF SO, WHAT'S YOUR GO-TO HACK?

They are an option for maintenance when skin does not have major issues. But not a substitute for medical procedures or products. At home skincare work on the surface of the skin, but are not able to penetrate the deeper layers of skin and work on the living layers. Hence no curative effect just a feel-good factor unless there are actives in the products at the right PH.

There are various types, commonest is bacterial infections in acne and fungal infection on body areas. Sometimes cold sores around the lips are common viral infections

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