Botox: Treatment and Post-Procedure Tips

What is Botox/ Botulinum toxin? Botulinum toxin, popular as Botox is a neurotic substance derived from the bacteria Clostridium Botulinum. It is an injection used medically to treat conditions like migraines and cosmetically to remove wrinkles and fine lines, face contouring, sweat reduction etc. How does Botox work? It works by blocking the transmission of …

Liposuction Treatment

Liposuction/Lipo is a surgical procedure that slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat locally, thereby improving the body proportions. Areas that can be treated with lipo: Tummy area (Abdomen & waist) Hips and buttocks Thighs Upper arms Back Inner knee Breast area Cheeks, chin and neck Shoulder fat In patients …

Injectable Fillers!!

What are Fillers? Fillers are collagen complexes that are used to smooth wrinkles or pitted scars and fill loose lax spaces under the skin. Difference between Botox and Fillers? Botox works on relaxing and blocking muscle action underneath a wrinkle, whereas fillers, as the name suggests fills in the gap and provides volume which in …

Hair Fall

What is the normal cycle of hair growth and loss? Hair grows in three phases involving growth, degradation and resting stages which is normal for hair growth. Each strand grows up to 1 centimetre per month during the growth phase. The hair growth normally lasts for 2-6 years. During the 5th year, the hair strands …

Health Tips and Uses of Coconut Oil

Here are some of the health benefits of Coconut Oil: Helps in weight loss.  Helps to fight infections. Treats kidney and bladder stones. Most effective treatment for dry skin. Acts as an Anti-dandruff.  How to properly use coconut oil for weight loss? The easiest way to start using coconut oil for weight loss is eating it by the spoonful. …

Be a ‘glow’ Better

It’s that time of the year again – the time when you take out your shiny sarees or pull out that embroidered confection to be party-ready. And you must face the festivities with a glow that just won’t quit. Mumbai-based dermatologist Dr Batul Patel says that the best way to get glowing skin is to …