Beauty School: Your Man v/s Your Skin!

Dr. Rashmi Shetty , 27 Aug 2012
Dr. Rashmi Shetty
Dr. Rashmi Shetty

Stubble…. looks great! Sporting a two-day shadow is the in-thing now. But a sharp stubble can leave your beautiful skin with a bad rash, especially if you have a dry and sensitive skin and are prone to redness. Please get your men to soften that sandpaper with the help of conditioners!

photo courtesy | indiatimes.com
photo courtesy | indiatimes.com

Acne or folliculitis: Just because men are more prone to oily skin and acne doesn’t mean you can breathe easy. Close contact with infected skin can leave you with an annoying acne breakout so please get your man to visit your skin doctor so yours is indirectly protected too. For starters, get them a face wash that takes care of excess oil like one with salisylic acid, benzoyl peroxide etc.

Dr. Rashmi Shetty with Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya
Dr. Rashmi Shetty with Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya

It is not simply called crowning glory for no reason. Hair and scalp are most sensitive and dandruff is a pain. We all know not to have a common comb and not to share towels, but its also important to make sure you also keep your pillow to yourself. If your man has sticky scalp or acne on his fore head and back, please get him an anti dandruff shampoo and get him to use it every day for 15 days continuously. My current favorites are Arcolane, node DS shampoo.

photo courtesy | askmen.com
photo courtesy | askmen.com

MissMalini recommends: The dandruff range from Sunsilk and Dove.

Do it right and the Man v/s Skin battle is over!

Post your skin & haircare question in the comments below for Dr. Rashmi Shetty to answer and she’ll do just that! xoxo

Dr. Shetty is a pioneer in non-surgical aesthetic medicine in India. Her patients come from all walks of life: corporate employees, home makers and movie stars. Her goal: create beauty while leaving the “evidence of creation” a mystery with ongoing product and technology evaluation and research at her clinic and Center for Excellence: Ra Skin and Aesthetics.

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