If you spend a better part of the year staring at your body lotion and asking yourself, “will it help if I drink this?” you may be crazy, but you’re not alone. I totally understand if your idea of a horror story involves living in a world without any petroleum jelly whatsoever. BUT, here’s the thing – petroleum jelly does nothing for your skin, except forming a greasy layer that only makes your skin feel moisturised, but doesn’t really provide the deep nourishment that dry skin actually needs.
So, if you’re disappointed with your current body lotion/jelly and want to upgrade from the obvious choices, here are some...
How well do you know your skin? Get real world answers from our in-house skin expert Dr Pravin Banodkar as he tells us everything you need to know about caring for Acne Prone Skin! We did a quick Q&A with him.
Dr Pravin Banodkar
Q. Can you name a few skincare ingredients that clog pores and aggravate acne ?
A. Especially thick, occlusive, synthetic ingredients like lanolin, cocoa and shea butters, oleic acid, mineral oil, petroleum jelly and heavy moisturizers. All can aggravate acne
Q. What causes those tiny bumps on the foreheads? How is it different from Acne?
A. Tiny bumps on the foreheads are whiteheads and blackheads. They are an...