Treat sunburn with cool bath, aloe

If you step out of your house without sunscreen and if your skin turns blazing red, it’s better to move inside. Also bathe with cold water and use aloe to treat sunburn.

Watch out for harmful chemicals in cosmetics

Wonder what makes your skin itchy or turn red after you apply your favourite personal care product like cream and sunscreen? An expert says chemicals like paraben and phthalates present in the products are capable of damaging skin.

Vit D-like compound `may help reduce skin damage by 50%`

Researchers have discovered a Vitamin D-like compound that can be put into sunscreens and after-sun lotions to reduce the DNA damage that leads to skin cancer.

Strawberry extract protects skin from UVA damage

Strawberry extract added to skin cell cultures acts as a protector against ultraviolet radiation as well as increasing its viability and reducing damage to DNA, a new study has shown.

Grapes can reduce skin damage caused by UV radiation

Compounds found in grapes help to protect skin cells from the Sun`s ultraviolet radiation.

Smokers with autoimmune disorder at increased skin damage risk

Researchers have come up with another reason to stay away from cigarettes after linking smoking to skin problems in people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Smokers with autoimmune disorder at increased skin damage risk

Researchers have come up with another reason to stay away from cigarettes after linking smoking to skin problems in people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).