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Skin Care

A daily routine that protects your skin and enhances its appearance is called skin care. It includes eating a healthy diet, avoiding sun exposure as much as possible, and the use of skin care products. Following a proper skin care routine is essential to prevent dermatitis, the skin from drying out, and becoming too oily.

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How to do transition from winter skin-care routine to spring?

Query: Hello doctor, How to do transition of your winter skin-care routine to spring?   Read Full »

Dr. Rabia Anjum

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As compared to winter, in spring season skincare is changed as follows. 1. In winters, an individual's requirement of water becomes less, whereas in spring one should increase the intake of water as insensible loss of water increases from our skin. 2. In winters, s...  Read Full »

I am looking for guidelines on effective skin-care routine. Kindly suggest.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 37-year-old female. I am looking for guidance on establishing an effective skincare routine.1. What are the essential steps to include in a daily regimen for healthy skin?2. Additionally, I would appreciate suggestions for products suitable for my skin type. How can I accurately ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have gone through the details provided from your end and understand your concern. Basic skin is of three different types as follows:1. Oily Skin: Extreme oil and sebum secretion was noticed on the skin within one to two hours of washing the face leading to on and off a...  Read Full »

How to get rid of the skin infection on my arm?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a skin infection on my right arm and would like to know what I need to get better.  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to How long has it been there? What are the symptoms in it? And any other family member affected?   Read Full »

What are effective ways to address hyperpigmentation in my skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old who is concerned about sun damage and exposure. Last year, I took part in activities that demanded me to be outside in the sun for an hour every day for three months. During this period, I wore no sunscreen. Even though I did not notice anything wrong at the time (...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, even if you have not noticed any immediate signs like peeling or soreness, extended sun exposure without sufficient sun protection then that can have long-term repercussions on your skin. Sun damage can cause premature skin aging, including fine lines, wrinkles, a...  Read Full »

I have blackheads and dark spots on my face. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old and have dry skin. I have blackheads, dark spots, and dead cells in my face for the past three to four years. What could be the best treatment for me? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Thank you for stopping by! I am here to provide expert opinion on your medical issues. Based on the information you have provided, you may be experiencing issues with acne, hyperpigmentation, and dryness. I am suggesting a basic skincare routine that may help address these concerns. 1. Clea...  Read Full »

Please suggest skin products for my 14-year-old daughter.

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 14 years old. She has skin issues, and I am not sure about the products she needs to use for her face. She has oily and sensitive skin. Her skin is acne-prone with a lot of pimples. She is currently using a face wash that makes her skin dry after using the product. So, she...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Based on your daughter's skin concerns and type, I would suggest a gentle, non-foaming cleanser to avoid further dryness. Look for a cleanser that is specifically formulated for oily and sensitive skin and contai...  Read Full »

I used a new skin product, which provoked breakouts. Help.

Query: Hello doctor, I used a skincare product a year ago, and since then it has provoked a massive breakout. I used many creams and it subdued eventually, but now I have spots around my chin and on the highs of my cheeks that breaks out from time to time that leads to big white heads. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have gone through the pictures attached (the attachment was removed to protect the patient's identity). I could notice predominantly multiple closed comedones or whiteheads along with acne along the jawline, which is u...  Read Full »

How can I attain and maintain healthy skin?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 30-year-old woman. I am reaching out to ask for your help in developing a complete skin care regimen and selecting appropriate skin care products. I feel that keeping healthy skin is critical, and I want to be certain that I am using the best products for my skin type and issues....  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to To begin your skincare routine, use a cleanser to wash your skin. Rose water can be used as a toner. Use a water-based moisturizer containing ceramide. Use SPF (sun protection factor) 25 or higher sunscreen. Avoid prolonged sun exposure. Increase your intake of antioxi...  Read Full »

I have tiny pimples on my face during summer. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, What should be the daily routine for healthy skin as I am having tiny pimples on my face mostly in summer?  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to For healthy skin do the following: Drink plenty of water. Add fresh fruits to your diet. Use sunblock regularly in serum form or as a lotion. If you get a pimple apply Clindamycin gel on pimple two times a day. It will get better. I hope this helps. Thank you.   Read Full »

I would like to maintain a healthy skin. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old female. I am writing to you as I have a keen interest in skincare and maintaining healthy skin. What are the fundamental principles of skincare, and how can I establish a personalized skincare routine that suits my skin type and needs? What are the most common skin...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to We are elated to have you onboard at icliniq. I have gone through your query, and I do understand your concern. Skincare routine ideally depends on the skin type. Different types of skin types include: Oily skin: This type of skin causes oily secretions ...  Read Full »

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