Does dandruff worsen acne?
No, dandruff has no co-relation with acne. Dandruff is caused by Malassezia species – a lipophilic fungus, while one of the precipitating factors of acne is a bacteria Propionebacterium acnes. Thus, the treatment for the two also differs.
Does oiling prevent hair fall?
Oiling at the most would help in grooming hair, but has no proven efficacy in preventing or reducing hair fall. Hair ‘fall’ varies from hair ‘loss’ and in either case it is important to identify the cause and treat appropriately.
Are face scrub, body scrub and loofah essential to remove dead skin?
No, the dead skin which needs to be exfoliated falls by itself when skin beneath is ready. Scrubs of any sort if used regularly and too vigorously they often lead to various skin problems like frictional hypermelanosis, cutaneous macular amyloidosis, which over the years amount to skin darkening.
Is fasting and crash dieting good for weight loss?
Going long hours without food is viewed by our body as signals of starvation. Therefore, effective and satisfactory weight loss can be achieved by eating healthy, instead of dieting.
What does Botox do?
It is a protein used to relax muscles, hence reduces wrinkles and fine lines caused due to over activity of the facial muscles. It helps to correct frown lines, crow’s feet, bunny lines, drooping angle of mouth, and can be used for brow lift and jaw shaping besides various other indications. Botox is very safe in the hands of well-trained experts.