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Can Improper Care Of My Hair Cause Hair Loss?

Yes. If you use tight hair rollers, the pull on your hair can cause a type of hair loss called traction alopecia. If the pulling is stopped before scarring of the scalp develops, your hair will grow back normally. However, scarring can cause permanent hair loss.

Hot oil hair treatments or chemicals used in permanents (also called "perms") may cause inflammation of the hair follicle, which can result in scarring and hair loss.

Causes Of Excessive Hair Loss

It is normal to shed some hair each day as part of this cycle. The average scalp contains about 1, 00,000 hairs. On average a person loses about 100 hairs per day. However, some people may experience excessive (more than normal) hair loss. Hair loss of this type can affect men, women and children.

Balding is a natural phenomenon. Men and women undergo thinning of hair and loss of hair as they age. This is mainly related to ageing, hereditary factors and testosterone. About 25% of the men start balding by the time they are 30 yrs old.


Freckles are little brown spots on the skin that are caused by the sun. We all have pigment-producing cells in our skin called melanocytes. These melanocytes produce melanin pigment and feed it to keratinocytes, the normal skin cells that form the outer barrier of our skin.


When there is trauma or injury to the skin, it responds by scarring most of the time.

There are commonly 2 types

  • Pigmented.
  • Fibrotic.

In pigmented scars, the skin appears darker in color due to damage on the superficial skin layers. In some skin types the scars will appear red and later turn to a darker brown colour.

In fibrotic scars, there can be pits / holes in the skin or the skin can appear raised and bumpy.

How Do Chemical Peels Work?

It Protects from skin damage caused by sun light and other environmental stresses.


It increases the ground substance of skin, which hold water, thereby it increases the skin ability to retain water, plumps the skin and makes it look shiny and healthy.

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Keratolytic (Salicylic Acid)

Keratolytic means, breaking of keratin (a tough fibrous protein that forms part of the skin structure), leading to shedding of old, wrinkled or scarred upper skin layer and revealing deeper, inner softer and lighter skin.


It means lipid/fat loving, salicylic acid is oil soluble and Lipophillic, it penetrates sebum filled follicles and cleans out clogged pores, resulting in marked improvement in acne prone skin. It is able to dissolve oil and hardened sebum (the secretion of glands on the face back, responsible for formation of blackheads and whiteheads) and deeply cleanses the pores. Salicylic acid peels are remarkable effective in preventing acne, drying up excess oil and in clearing up pustules. In acne, salicylic acid helps slow down shedding of the cells inside the follicles, preventing clogging Salicylic acid also helps to break the formed blackheads and whiteheads.


anti-inflammatory refers to the ability of the peel to reduce inflammation, inflammation means pain, redness and swelling.

Superficial Anesthetic

The salicylic acid peel is mildly numbing when applied and hence causes less stinging sensation during the treatment.

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