Sun is one of the most important sources of natural light and vitamin D. The role of sunlight in treating skin conditions, including vitiligo, has been well documented. Vitiligo is a skin condition that results in the loss of pigmentation, causing white patches to appear on the skin. Sunlight can help to restore the pigmentation […]

Understand the psoriatic skin

What Exactly Is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin condition in which skin cells proliferate up to ten times faster than usual. This causes the skin to develop rough red patches covered in white scales. They can form everywhere, but mostly they appear on the scalp, elbows, knees, and lower back. Psoriasis often manifests itself in […]

Topical natural Psoralen –Need of the hour

Psoralens are medicines made from plants. They make your skin more sensitive to light. This allows the deeply penetrating UVA band of light to work on the skin. Mechanism of action Psoralens boost the amount of ultraviolet light your skin absorbs. This lets the light into your skin. The ultraviolet radiation helps treat severe skin diseases like psoriasis, vitiligo […]

Get to know about skin pigmentation disorders!

Pigmentation refers to the coloring of the skin. Melanin is the pigment responsible for skin color. Melanin acts as a protective barrier against the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays. Melanin offers antioxidant activity by scavenging for reactive oxygen species produced via UV. What happens if you don’t have enough melanin? Melanin in excess – Hyperpigmentation […]