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Introducing PICO Laser Treatment in Pakistan

We are very excited to introduce the latest innovation of Laser Treatments in Pakistan. The PICO Laser is the unique platform in Pakistan which offers you the best treatment for Melasma, Rosacea, Anti Aging, PIH, Freckles, Inflammatory Acne, Facial Flushing, Skin Rejuvenation, Skin Pigmentation, Brown Spots, Tattoo & many more.

Our PICO Laser Lightening treatment uses the BEST lightening laser technology in the industry for Skin Pigmentation. It is a painless, no-downtime treatment that can finally get rid of those stubborn dark areas, including the underarms, lips, scars, etc.

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Important Foods, Vitamins & Minerals for Healthy Hair in Winter

A balanced diet is essential to having good hair. There has to be a correct mix of vitamins and minerals, which change seasonally to ensure that hair remain healthy all year. Winter is probably the most damaging part of the year for hair, which is why to keep them lustrous, strong and shiny one must keep a list of food that have provide vitamins and minerals necessary for hair in the winter.

The following is a list of vitamins and minerals that are essential for good hair as well a list of food that should be consumed during winter to keep the hair in good shape.

Protein

Hair are made up of proteins, which is why it is crucial to ensure that a generous part of the diet comprises of proteins. In the absence of protein hair will become brittle, dry and weak. Chicken, fish, turkey, dairy products and eggs are superb sources of protein. In the winter legumes and nuts should also be consumed. Along with proteins, they contain healthy oils.

Iron

The composition of hair also contains a good amount of iron and its absence or shortage causes anaemia, which is a major cause of hair loss. The hair follicle and roots are supplied by a nutrient rich blood supply. The decrease in serum ferritin, iron in the blood level initiates shedding of hair. Iron is available in high content in animal products such as red meat, chicken and fish. Vegetarian sources of iron are lentils, spinach, broccoli, kale and salad greens.

Vitamin C

To give iron a boost in absorption, Vitamin C is very important. Moreover, Vitamin C is also an antioxidant commonly used by the body. It helps in the making collagen which strengthens the capillaries that supply the hair shaft. It can be found richly in strawberries, blueberries, oranges, sweet potatoes, kiwi fruits, broccoli, papaya, blackcurrants and guava.

Omega-3

Our body does not have the ability to make Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 is found in the scalp and they provide oil to keep the hair and scalp hydrated. Food containing Omega-3 includes salmon, herring, sardines, trout and mackerel. Vegetarian options are avocado, pumpkin seeds and walnuts.

Vitamin A

Sebum, the oily substance our hair create through sebaceous glands to provide a natural conditioner for the scalp is made through Vitamin A. Its absence causes itchy scalp and dry hair. Animal products as well as orange and yellow coloured vegetables contains Vitamin A like carrots, pumpkins and sweet potatoes.

Zinc & Selenium

Zinc & Selenium are essential to the protection of the scalp. A dry and flaky scalp is resulted in absence of these minerals. Its good food sources are oysters, beef, eggs fortified cereals, wholegrains and nuts.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E plays a crucial in providing protection from the Sun. It can be acquired from nuts, which should be a good part of the winter diet.

Biotin

The absence of biotin results in brittle hair leading to hair loss. It is a water-soluble Vitamin B and can be found in wholegrains, liver, egg yolk, soy flour and yeast.

“It is important to take benefit from different foods, especially seasonal foods all year round. Hair reflect what you eat, so maintaining a healthy diet to keep strong and healthy hair is essential. Keeping the right mix of proteins and vitamins is the key to surviving the winter,” said Skin Dermatologist Specialist Dr. Shumaila Khan in a recent interview.

Dr. Shumaila, who is a renowned skin specialist based in Islamabad, emphasized that to keep the body and hair hydrated since winter causes a lot of dryness and brittleness to the hair.

Here are the ways to avoid the nuisance of dry skin in winters

Winters may bring rosy glowing cheeks to some people, but for the masses it means dry skin, especially to face, hands and feet. The problem is even worse for some people, who feel an uncomfortable tightening and cracking on the skin all over their body; and in extreme cases eczema, where the skin becomes red and inflamed.

Do these problems sound familiar? Well, here are Top 7 tips to give your save your skin from the winter atrocities.

1 – Listen to a Specialist
Going to the local drug store and asking the pharmacist for an ointment is perhaps not the best course of action. For good advice always get an opinion from an aesthetician or dermatologist. Investment in a specialist will save your skin from damage. It isn’t necessary that they will recommend an expensive remedy, in fact more than often they will give you the best advice aesthetically and monetarily.

2 – Moisturize with Caution
Moisturizers change with seasons. They also change with skin conditions. For the winter try to find an oil-based moisturizer rather than a water-based since it will lay an extra layer of protective cover on the skin. However, be wary when choosing oil-based moisturizers or lotions as it should not clog the pores. Avocado oil, mineral oil, primrose oil and almond oil are good types of moisturizers.

3 – Sunscreen is for winters too
Sunscreen wasn’t invented for the summers alone. Sun in the winter can do a great deal of damage as well. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen if they are getting a lot of exposure. If the time in the Sun more than expected it is advisable to re-apply after a while.

4 – Hands can be delicate
Remember that despite the strenuous amounts of hard work they accomplish, skin on the hands is much thinner than other parts of the body. Moreover, it has fewer oil glands as well. This leads to itchiness and cracking in cold and dry weather. Gloves can do the trick, but so can a generous application of lotion.

5 – Wet Gloves and Socks are the worst
It is highly advisable to avoid wet gloves and socks as contrary to popular ideology, the act of wet clothing, especially socks, can irritate the skin and cause itching, cracking, sores and even cause eczema to come up.

6 – Launch the Humidifier
Central heating systems that drive hot dry air also dry up the skin. Humidifiers bring back the moisture in the air; thus helping the skin to remain healthy in bad weather.

7 – Hydration & avoid hot baths
Drink water to hydrate yourself and your skin. It is important to keep the body hydrated since it will brighten up the skin and keep its oils intact. Hot baths benefit the skin is also another misconception.

“In the winter, firstly check the water used for showering. Never take shower under extremely hot water. It is pleasurable to take a hot shower, but avoid this entirely. Skin’s outer lipid function or the outer layer of the skin can get badly harmed. Instead, use luke warm water for showering,” said Skin Dermatologist Specialist Dr. Shumaila Khan. Dr. Shumaila Khan, who happens to be a renowned Dermatologist in Islamabad, has been a frontrunner in consultations about the skin, hair and nails.

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L’OREAL Paris Skin Expert in Pakistan – Skin Specialist Dr. Shumaila Khan

Dermatologist Skin Expert Dr. Shumaila Khan DERMALASE is proud to share that the world’s leading skin‬ expert brand L’OREAL Paris has announced Dermatologist & Consultant Cosmetologist Dr. Shumaila Khan as one of their best skin expert in Pakistan‬.

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Top 10 Tips for Hair Management in Winter Season

Just like the winter ravages the skin, it does the same to hair as well. As a matter of fact, change in temperature can cause a lot damage to hair, especially if not treated properly. When the winter hits we tend to keep the insides of our houses warm, but in the process we produce an environment which causes the hair to become dry, brittle and accumulate static current.

In the absence of a balanced diet and harsh chemical usage, the damage done to the hair increases tenfold. Therefore, preventive measures are extremely necessary to make sure such a mistake doesn’t happen. The following are Top 10 tips to keep hair healthy during the winter season.

Regular Trimming – To keep the hair healthy, start out early. In late autumn give the hair a trim and a deep condition treatment. This will kick start the growth in the hair before the winter begins.

Alternate Conditioners – Changing treatments of the hair is essential to hair care. Use extra moisturizing and deep cleansing conditioners with breaks in between. Choose conditioners with rare nutrients as well.

Terminate Chemical Usage – Direct applications of chemical usage, or even alcohol or spraying it on the hair can further increase damage. It will destroy the upper layer of the hair and the skin and nutrients and the shine of the hair will be lost.

Cover Up – During the winter season try to cover up the hair as much as possible. It would be in fashion so one will have plenty of head material options.

Weekly Deep Conditioning – Deep conditioning is essential to getting a good look and specifically preventing brittleness. Salons can do the trick, but so can a few extra minutes in the shower. Just remember to choose a hair product from avocado, olive oil, and shea butter. However, in case you have thick, curly, or extremely damaged hair the Redken All Soft Heavy Cream Super Treatment is high advisable.

Set Cuticles – Generally, dry hair does cause the cuticles to rise. Remember to finish the showers with a cold water rinse.

Serum Usage – Serum usage is far too helpful to be ignored. It provides a protective layer against cold weather. It is also used before blow drying the hair and always remember to drab the hair rather than driving.

Get Consultancy before using Heat Protector – Heat protector should always be used before applying heat to hair. However, ask a local consultant to check for allergies and advise the best heat protector.

Nutrition is Foundation – The cornerstone to a healthy hair in winter lies in greater awareness from our top brands as well as choosing good nutritional lists. On the list are vitamins like A, C, E, and different B vitamins that are supposedly help to improve the way your hair are.

Check the Scalp – Most people forget about changing and checking the scalp regularly. If the skin is dandruff, etc. free then it would obviously mean that the hair will be healthy.

“Flaky scalp and dandruff has become a common problem these days, which also leads towards hair loss. Diet plays an important role in keeping the hair healthy. It is important to remove the quickly accumulating dead skin and exfoliate it,” said Skin Dermatologist Specialist Dr. Shumaila Khan in a recent interview.

Dr. Shumaila Khan further added that one should keep a balanced diet and use home-made remedies and balanced diets to keep the hair healthy during winter.

Advanced Treatments for All Cosmetic Problems

If you are seriously looking out to undergo cosmetic treatment or simply want more information about your candidacy for the procedure, the best way is to hold a consultation session with Dermatologist & Consultant Cosmetologist‬ Dr. Shumaila Khan. Our cozy and private clinical setting will provide you the best environment to discuss your case with our friendly cosmetic experts. Book your appointment now.