PCOD & Hair Loss: Causes, Treatments

PCOD & Hair Loss: Causes, Treatments

A receding hair line, a change in volume can sometimes occur due to hormonal imbalances and the most common of these is PCOS.  What Causes Hair Loss With PCOS? An overabundance of testosterone or androgen, the male hormones, her hair may become thin or brittle, and begin to fall out without being immediately replaced. This can happen to women who have PCOS, have given birth recently, or are menopausal.  Things You Can At Home To Combat PCOS Induced Hair Loss Omega acids help to keep the skin of the scalp healthy so that hair can grow quickly. Make most of avocados,...

PCOD & ACNE: Lifestyle, Diet & Acne Treatments

PCOD & ACNE: Lifestyle, Diet & Acne Treatments

According to studies, 30% of women with PCOS will get acne this is because PCOS is a hormonal condition which can create too much testosterone in the body, which can increase sebum and skin cell production, leading to acne.  Here are a few things you can do about it at home to tackle hormonal acne: Get a complete blood analysis after speaking to an expert.  Eat nutrient-rich, whole foods for the liver.  Stay away from carb-laden foods like white rice, potatoes, cakes & milk chocolates and focus on decreasing that inflammation internally.  Replace your plate with low GI foods, leafy...

Hirsutism is a term that describes excessive facial and body hair growth, which is, unfortunately, one of the effects of PCOD.

Hirsutism & PCOD: What Is It And Your Options to Tackle it

Hirsutism is a term that describes excessive facial and body hair growth, which is, unfortunately, one of the effects of PCOD. Hirsutism is mainly caused by increased levels of hormones called androgens – often called ‘male’ hormones because men’s bodies typically produce higher levels including DHEA and DHEA sulphate. If you’re affected, you may develop coarse, dark hair in places where hair growth is more typically associated with men.  Laser Hair Reduction While shaving is a more temporary form of hair removal, laser hair reduction is a permanent solution to tackle extra hair growth due to PCOD. Laser hair reduction...

Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta talks about her PCOD journey

Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta talks about her PCOD journey

Hello everyone, Today I’m going to share my experience with PCOS, and how my resilience, will power and lifestyle helped me handle PCOS, weight gain, fertility and pregnancies. I was detected with PCOS when I was prepping for my medical exams. I was around 17, and I weighed 77-80 kg. With 12-14 hours of studying, I led a sedentary lifestyle. Add to that, my sweet tooth and my mom’s extraordinary baking skills, it was quite an unhealthy combination! I remember shopping for my college wardrobe, and I recall trying 36-inch jeans and thinking to myself…THIS IS NOT RIGHT for my...

Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta Tells You Everything About Retinol

dr. geetika Mittal Gupta tells you everything you need to know about retinols

A vitamin A derivative, retinoids work by increasing collagen production as well as increasing the rate of skin cell turnover of keratinocytes (cells on the outermost layer of our skin. RETINOL AND ACNE Retinol or retinol derivatives such as Tretinoin, Tazarotene, Isotretinoin help treat acute acne and also decrease pore size. OTC formulas like Retinyl palmitate and Retinaldehyde are good to minimise signs of ageing like fine lines and wrinkles. Retinoids have a reputation for being harsh on your skin—you can expect some dryness, redness, and peeling so it’s essential to use the right retinol for your skin type and...

Tired Eyes During Quarantine | Dr Geetika Mittal Gupta| Delhi Dermatologist

are your eyes getting enough rest in quarantine?

Tired eyes is another term for what is commonly known as eyestrain – when eyes feel achy, weak, or heavy due to intense use. It is not a disease, and does not require medical treatment – but it never hurts to know how to prevent it. Tired eyes can come from any number of activities. Some of the most common include too little sleep, allergies, working on the computer for too long, poor lighting conditions, driving a car for prolonged periods of time, reading for long periods, or any other activity that may require the eyes to maintain intense focus...

10 SIGNS YOU NEED TO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST

10 Signs You Need to See A Dermatologist

Your skin is the mirror of your internal health. Very often a lot of things are going on in various parts of the body, which reflect on skin but people tend to ignore them. If your battle with acne goes on for long or your skin gets too dry, it’s time to meet a dermatologist. Some treatments improve the look of your skin, making it more healthy. Regular checkups for your skin are a must. 1. Acne: Acne is the most common skin condition. It causes various blemishes on the face. They include whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and deep cysts. Acne...

Day Creams VS Night Creams: what’s the Difference?

Day Creams VS Night Creams: what’s the Difference?

Skincare is at the top of our agenda, especially when the weather changes as these conditions can be harsh to our complexions. Day cream or daily moisturizer is vital to keep your skin looking in perfect condition before you apply makeup, whilst a night cream helps nourish and rejuvenate your skin overnight. It comes down to texture, ingredients and protection from UV rays. During the day, our skin is exposed to UV rays, pollution and environmental aggressors, all of which can wreak havoc on skin that’s not adequately protected. Most day creams are formulated to defend skin against these assailants....

HOW TO AVOID SKIN IRRITATIONS WHEN WEARING A MASK

how to avoid skin irritations when wearing a mask

As we come out of a lockdown, it’s important we follow the protocol and protect ourselves and others. However, we are seeing skin irritations due to masks. Today I’m going to be addressing common skin irritations when wearing a mask and what you can do about it. Types Of Masks: Typically, there are 3 types of masks: homemade cloth masks, surgical masks and N-95 masks. Problems associated with masks: A lot of us are complaining about redness, marks, acne and irritation and that’s mainly because the mask is trapping dirt, moisture bacteria. Problems associated with masks such as acne, which...

Everything You Need To Know About Dr. Geetika’s Mini Facial Kit

Everything You Need To Know About Dr. Geetika’s Mini Facial Kit

Some of the most skin problems during this quarantine could include dull or tired-looking skin, brown spots or pigmentation, as well as fine lines and wrinkles. I know a lot of you are missing your facial sessions, so I took it upon myself to customise a professional facial kit that you can use at home. Ready to be delivered to your homes in Delhi-NCR, our facial includes everything you’ll need at home for an effective facial. Our professional facial kits are ideal to tackle dullness, dead skin accumulation, acne, pigmentation, and sculpting. Sounds good, right? On top of the full...

How Stress Affects Your Skin

How Stress Affects Your Skin

We all deal with different stresses, whether related to our jobs, our families, the cities we live in or the constant struggle to do it all. If you don't take care of it, signs of stress can show up on your skin. Here's how stress affects your skin.

Everything You Need To Know About Under Eye Dark Circles

Everything You Need To Know About Under Eye Dark Circles

Under-eye dark circles are one of the most common skincare concerns I see in my practice. The skin itself is very thin—because of that, the skin around your eyes is more susceptible to breaking down, meaning it’s that it’s more prone to developing fine lines and wrinkles and under-eye dark circles. Often accompanied by stress, long hours and an insufficient amount of sleep, dark circles are also a cause of depletion of collagen under the eyes, as well as your lifestyle. Here are some of the most common reasons you have dark circles…   1. Fluid accumulation due to bone structure and the natural...

9 Facewashing Mistakes We All Make, And How To Correct Them

9 Facewashing Mistakes We All Make, And How To Correct Them

When you think of washing your face: you think what’s the big deal?It’s almost second nature to us! However, it’s possible you could be making mistakes that are preventing your skin from looking its most fabulous self. From using the wrong face wash in your skin care routine to skipping nighttime face washing. Keep reading to find out what the most common face-washing mistakes that you should be avoiding. 1. You don’t wash your hands. This is a giveaway but one of the most common mistakes. In times when we’re battling Coronavirus, washing your hands diligently is the most essential...

Skincare guide to applying products and cosmetic treatments

Your cheatsheet to managing your monthly skincare routine & cosmetic treatments

Staying informed and consistent with your skincare is a commitment to yourself. When you nurture the health of your body, it shows. In the case of your skin, good health means a bright, glowing complexion, an even texture, and a youthful appearance.  Level 1: Daily Skincare Routine Your daily skincare routine should include double cleansing, at least once a day to get that oil, dirt, makeup and pollution off your skin. Tone and moisturise your face. Use a lighter formula in the day and keep thicker creams or potent serums with Vitamin C for the night, along with an eye...

Everything you need to know about acne

Everything you need to know about acne

Acne is one of the most common and gruesome skin problems that we go through as teenagers and adults. Acne usually develops when hair follicles—the small sac that covers the hair on our skin—become clogged. When sebum accumulates, it causes the formation of comedones (blackheads). Pores clogged by sebum also promote the proliferation of bacteria which are responsible for the inflammation and pimples that acne is known for. Broadly speaking, there are 6 types of acne: 1. Blackheads Dead skin cells accumulated in open pores that oxidise, therefore look black. These are commonly found in the T-zone. 2. Whiteheads Clogged...

Spring Clean Up: Skincare Edition With Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta

Spring Clean Up: Skincare Edition With Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta

Holi is over and that means, it’s officially time for hot months. The weather has been slightly tricky in Delhi so far but still, it’s time to clean up your vanity and that also includes your skincare kit.  1. Stash away heavy formulas: This could include makeup like heavy foundations, heavy oils, night balms and creamy cleansers unless you have very dry skin in which case it’s better to speak to an expert.  2. Check the expiry date on all your active ingredient arsenal: this includes eye creams, serums, essence and a lot more.  3. Clean up your act: Just...

Boost Your Immunity To By Adding These Foods To Your Diets

Precautions to take during coronavirus + how to boost your immunity

he coronavirus is continuing to spread in India, we all are worried about the prevention and our safety. In light of this fact, prevention appears to be the best cure available so far.Follow These Tips To Stay Healthy: 1. When meeting someone, try and avoid handshakes. A good ol’ namaste or a smile should be good. 2. Avoid coughing or sneezing in public. Cover your mouth with a napkin and dispose of the napkin in a closed bin.3. Try and avoid crowded places as much as possible. If you can’t avoid it or are travelling, make most of a mask.4. Make sure...

SEE A VISIBLE DIFFERENCE IN DARK CIRCLES WITH ISAAC LUXE’S EYE LIGHT

See A Visible Difference In Dark Circles With ISAAC Luxe’s Eye Light

Often a combination of lifestyle, hormones and depleting collagen, most of us combat dark circles through our lives. Eye Light, a painless intra-dermal delivery system induces collagen and elastin production. It also improves skin texture and appearances of fine lines and wrinkles. An all new treatment at ISAAC Luxe, it is a needle free treatment that promises great results. How It Works  With peptides complex, GF complex, and botanical stem extracts, ISAAC Luxe’s Eye Light is a non-invasive 30 minute therapeutic treatment for dark circles and wrinkles. We start by cleansing the undereye area and then use our patent eye...

UPDATE YOUR MONTHLY CLEAN UP WITH ISAAC LUXE’S NEW TREATMENT: OASIS FACIAL

Update Your Monthly Clean Up With ISAAC Luxe’s OASIS Facial

2020 is all about embracing beauty innovations and latest technology that help you get poreless, glowing skin in just one session. Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta is happy to announce the launch of our new facial, ideal to update your monthly clean up facial: OASIS. This iconic facial makes the most of a revolutionary skin spatula that helps get rid of extra oil, blackheads and whiteheads while Iontophoresis dramatically increases the absorption of products during this facial. Are you ready to try our all-new clean up? How It Works OASIS facial starts by cleansing and exfoliating your face for this signature...

UPDATE YOUR MONTHLY CLEAN UP WITH ISAAC LUXE’S NEW TREATMENT: OASIS FACIAL

Update Your Monthly Clean Up With ISAAC Luxe’s NEW TREATMENT: OASIS Facial

2020 is all about embracing beauty innovations and latest technology that help you get poreless, glowing skin in just one session. Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta is happy to announce the launch of all new facial, ideal to update your monthly clean up facial: OASIS. This iconic facial makes the most of a revolutionary skin spatula that helps get rid of extra oil, blackheads and whiteheads while Iontophoresis dramatically increases the absorption of products during this facial. Are you ready to try our all new clean up? How It Works OASIS facial starts by cleansing and exfoliating your face for this...

SAY HELLO TO PLUMP, HYDRATED LIPS WITH OUR HYALURON PEN NEEDLE-FREE FILLER AT ISAAC LUXE

Say Hello To Plump, Hydrated Lips With Our Hyaluron Pen Needle-Free Filler At ISAAC Luxe

If you’ve always wanted to get a filler but have been putting it off due to your fear of needles, fear no more! Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta, founder, ISAAC Luxe, has recently introduced Hyaluron Pen, a needle free filler that offers volume and hydration to your pout WITHOUT the sting of a needle. This Hyaluron Pen which has no needle and is filled with pure hyaluronic acid is now available at ISAAC Luxe. What Is A Hyaluron Pen? Hyaluron pen is an excellent tool if you’re looking for a way to get plump looking lips or lift your lips without...

Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta launches Insta Sculpt at ISAAC Luxe

FAST FORWARD TO SCULPTED, CONTOURED SKIN WITH INSTA SCULPT AT ISAAC LUXE

At ISAAC Luxe, we begin 2020 by introducing a revolutionary needle-free CO2 Carboxytherapy that helps get fresher, hydrated, smoother skin in over 45 minutes! No needles, no gas, Insta Sculpt is a versatile Korean beauty treatment, that is effective for body contouring, cellulite reduction and improving skin elasticity. Our innovative needle-free carboxy therapy helps redefine body contours with a dramatic improvement in skin laxity and cellulite reduction. If you have post-surgery marks or stretch marks, you can naturally reduce them with our all new treatment, Insta Sculpt. How Does Carboxytherapy Work?  A US-FDA approved treatment, carboxytherapy is treatment for cellulite,...

BEAUTY RESOLUTIONS TO RESET YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE IN 2020

Beauty Resolutions to reset your skincare routine in 2020

Too much yummy, luxurious food, one too many glasses of fizz and dancing into the early hours, can wreak havoc on your body, skin and hair, leaving you with dull, lifeless, dry and spotty skin. So don’t forget to think about your skin! Start small and create good habits.  Beauty Resolutions To Reset Your Skincare Routine in 2020 1. Stay hydrated. Water is a great thing, and your skin needs a lot of it. Drink as much as you need throughout the course of the day.  2. Wear a moisturizer with sunscreen daily. Protect your skin from the sun and...

Korean Beauty Pink Anti Ageing Treatment comes exclusively to ISAAC Luxe By Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta

Stop The Clock with K-Beauty Pink Treatment Exclusively At ISAAC Luxe

K-Beauty is big beauty trend that has taken over the world! After launching GG Glow exclusively in India, Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta, Founder, ISAAC Luxe and Winner, Best Skin Expert, VBA 2019 has launched a unique anti-ageing, firming treatment! An exclusive launch in India, The Pink Anti-Aging treatment is now available at ISAAC Luxe. What Is The Pink Anti-Aging Treatment? It is a dermatological solution that works inwards by stimulating our skin’s fibroblast cells  (found in our skin tissues) with its patent technology. Improve pigmentation, skin texture and firmness with 56 components infused directly into your skin through the help...

switch your routine with these WINTER SKINCARE TIPS BY DR. GEETIKA MITTAL GUPTA

switch your routine with these WINTER SKINCARE TIPS BY DR. GEETIKA MITTAL GUPTA

The winter season can be a good change for some of us, but can take a toll on your skin. Cold weather and low humidity levels result in dry air, which then steals moisture away from the skin every second of every day. Without immediate care, dry skin can lead to cracking and bleeding, and harsh winter wind makes the problem worse. It’s important to remember, just because a specific product was your holy grail in summer doesn’t mean that it is what’s best for your skin in winter.  Winter Skincare Tips By Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta, ISAAC Luxe As...

Your 12-Month Bridal Beauty Countdown!

Your 12-Month Bridal Beauty Countdown!

A bridal beauty regime is just as important as looking for the right outfit and jewellery. 12 months is a good time for a bride-to-be to chalk out a comprehensive plan that will help her put her best foot forward. A bridal beauty regime should be a combination of at-home skincare (which will address tomorrow) and non-invasive cosmetic treatments at the hands of an experienced dermatologist. Divide this time up into looking at skin concerns, enhancements and last minute beauty rituals. 12 months to go: bridal beauty plan With 12 months to go, I would say visit a dermatologist for...

Your Step By Step Guide To Microblading

Your Step By Step Guide To Microblading

Bigger, bolder brows have been on the arc of more and more women. Microblading is tattooing semi-permanent pigment with the help of superfine microblade. We etch lines into the skin that flow in the same direction as your own hairs are with the help of a stencil. Unlike a traditional tattoo, the pigment is placed into a higher layer of the skin, so the look is only semi-permanent, lasting from one to three years, fading over time.  Your Step By Step Guide To Microblading ▶Step 1: Analyse your natural brows Talk to your dermatologist about the shape or the density....

What Is keratosis pilaris?

What Is keratosis pilaris?

Today we’re going to talk about Keratosis Pilaris, a condition associated with dry skin which is also nicknamed “chicken skin.” It is a condition where we can develop extremely dry skin around hair follicles on any areas of our body including face. This usually looks makes your look scaly and dehydrated due to keratotic mounds often on a red base. Usually found on arms, upper thighs and buttocks, Keratosis Pilaris can happen to both children and adults. Why does it occur? Well, you may be more susceptible to KP if you have atopic dermatitis, eczema or if it runs in...

Holi Hai! Your Pre-Holi And Post-Holi Skincare And Hair Regime | Holi Tips By Dr. Geetika Mittal Gupta, ISAAC Luxe

Holi Hai! Your Pre-Holi And Post-Holi Skincare And Hair Regime

Every March, we welcome the change in season that comes with the celebration of Holi. If you or your children are planning to play Holi, make sure you follow my pre-Holi and post-Holi skincare, hair and wellness regime to ensure you celebrate this festival without damaging your skin and hair. Let’s get started! Get, Set, Prep: Pre-Holi Tips! Here are a few tips you should remember before you play Holi. Apply lots of moisturiser on your face and body so that your skin is moisturised and there is a barrier from those harsh chemicals as well as to wash the...

Body acne

Are You Suffering From Body Acne? All you need to know

Acne is a very prevalent and aggravating skin disease.. It affects as many as 85% of teenagers, but can also be seen in adults. Body acne is much less common than facial acne, but it can still be embarrassing, especially if it’s on your back or chest. What Is Body Acne? Body acne is the same type of acne that occurs on your face, only it’s on another part of your body. It’s caused by the same factors as facial acne (a combination of oil production, bacteria and dead skin cells). Acne lesions are red bumps with a white centre...

Everything You Need To Know About Hyaluronic Acid (topical and injected)

Everything You Need To Know About Hyaluronic Acid (topical and injected)

Are you wondering why there is so much buzz around hyaluronic acid? From what it can do to how to use it, here’s what you should know.   Hyaluronic acid is doubtlessly one of the most popular skincare ingredients right now. Even if you don’t claim to be a skincare enthusiast, I am sure you must have used a hyaluronic serum or two. But what exactly is hyaluronic acid? And is it really effective; or just another overhyped skincare ingredient?   What is hyaluronic acid?   Hyaluronic acid is a fundamental component of our natural extracellular matrix, which serves as...

 Vitamins for Healthy Hair

 Vitamins for Healthy Hair

Vitamins are essential to good health. They help the body to get rid of waste products and produce the energy needed to carry out daily activities. Vitamins also help the body to heal damaged tissue and keep it healthy. Numerous vitamins are required for hair development to be healthy. These vitamins grant your hair the nourishment it requires to regenerate new cells. Without enough vitamins, your hair will become weak and brittle and may fall out. Some people think that eating a lot of food is enough to supply their bodies with all the vitamins they need, but this isn’t...

skin type

Do You Know Your Skin Type? Here Is How To Find It

Skin type is a classification of skin that describes its texture and color. The skin’s structural properties and how it responds to external variables are used to classify it. Overly thick or heavy moisturizers, on the other hand, may induce a decrease in natural oil production, resulting in even dry skin. Taking a moment to learn about your skin’s specific requirements can help you select the best options for skin health and a brighter, more radiant appearance. Due to variables such as age and environment change, skin type can alter over time. It’s vital to know your skin type so...

Types of Acne

7 Types of acne 

Acne is a condition that causes pimples or spots to appear on the skin. When oil (sebum) and dead skin cells block hair follicles on the face, neck, chest, back, and shoulders, acne develops. The pimples are usually red or brown and can be painful. Acne can vary in severity from small whiteheads to large inflamed cysts that may cause scarring. Acne most commonly affects people aged 11-30 years but it can occur at any age. Acne is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States. Acne develops whenever a pore in your skin becomes clogged with...

Are You Wondering Why You Should Never Bleach Or Wax Your Face?

Are You Wondering Why You Should Never Bleach Or Wax Your Face?

Did you know that waxing and bleaching your face can lead to serious skin complications? Here’s why you should look for alternatives.    Are you guilty of waxing or bleaching your face to enhance your appearance? It is time to stop! While waxing is one of the most popular hair removal methods, facial waxing can damage your skin in the long run. The skin on your face is very delicate, and waxing can cause side effects such as blisters, skin rashes, allergic reactions, ingrown hair, bleeding, and premature ageing. Similarly, people often bleach face to get rid of suntan or...

Tan removal treatment

Forever Say Bye Your Tan by Tan Temoval treatment

Forever Say bye to your tan by Tan removal treatment Summer is a season of joy, but no one wants to get bombarded by the harmful sun rays. Sun exposure for a longer period of time can cause skin diseases such as dark patches, tanning, and hyperpigmentation. UV radiation can take away the moisture present in your skin which can result in your skin becoming pale and drab.    If you are struggling to protect yourself from the tan this summer season we are here to help you. You can say bye to your tan with these Tan removal treatments....

How to remove facial hair permanently

How to Remove Facial Hair Permanently

Everybody has body hair, but you may wish to get rid of some when the time is right or according to your personal taste. Contrary to popular belief, there is no hair removal therapy that can thoroughly remove hair. However, there are several options for removing hair over weeks, months, or even years. In this article, we will discuss the most popular hair removal treatments and their benefits, side effects, and success rates. Electrolysis A small needle delivers shortwave radio waves directly into your hair roots. Damage is intended to the hair follicle as a preventative measure against new hair...

Summer skin care tips

9 advance Summer skin care tips for healthy skin

The summer season in India can be brutally harsh. In order to establish a Summer skincare tips routine that works with the summer’s high humidity levels, specific adjustments to your regular skincare routine and products are required.  This is the worst time of year for you if you have oily skin since excessive oiliness and perspiration cause whiteheads and other comedones. The most frequent skincare issues you’ll encounter throughout the summer include acne, blocked pores, pimples, blackheads, UV damage, dullness, and heat rashes. So if you are looking for some tips for this summer, here are some to keep your...

Summer hair care tips

7 Mind Blowing Summer Hair Care Tips

Your hair is one of your most striking features, and you may need to take special care of it as summer approaches. Unfortunately, as much as summer vacations bring great memories of relaxing trips, they also cause hair problems. In addition to the heat, summer also brings humidity, grime, and pollution, which can all wreak havoc on the aesthetics.  Sun exposure can leave your hair looking limp and lifeless. Moisture flattens out hair if it is exposed to the sun. We don’t like to deal with dandruff, split ends, hair loss, and a host of other things caused by sweat...

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