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Dermatologists Say This $15 Shampoo Could Clear Your Fungal Acne

Dermatologists Say This $15 Shampoo Could Clear Your Fungal Acne

Byrdie posted “Dermatologists Say This $15 Shampoo Could Clear Your Fungal Acne” featuring Dr. Purvisha Patel and Visha Skincare.Acne symptoms, like pimples or whiteheads, are caused by clogged pores, stuffed with extra oil, dead skin cells, and acne-causing bacteria. But what happens when your pores become clogged with yeast? A condition called pityrosporum folliculitis may pop up on your skin, which is otherwise known as fungal acne. Because these breakouts are caused by fungi rather than bacteria, traditional acne-fighting products will do very little to treat them, which can be incredibly frustrating and time consuming.Instead, using anti-fungal products, like Nizoral, for acne, will be...

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Cold Sores Versus Pimples: Which One Do You Have & How To Get Rid Of Them Both

Cold Sores Versus Pimples: Which One Do You Have & How To Get Rid Of Them Both

MBG Lifestyle posted “Cold Sores Versus Pimples: Which One Do You Have & How To Get Rid Of Them Both” featuring Dr. Purvisha Patel and Visha Skincare. Picture this: You look into the mirror and find a gnarly bump on the corner of your lip. You might panic-grab for your trusty spot treatment, but wait—is it truly a lip pimple, or could it be a cold sore? A valid concern, as they can look pretty similar upon first glance yet require completely different treatments. Here, we consulted dermatologists to finally get to the bottom of the cold sore versus pimple debate, plus how...

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Why Is Turmeric in Skincare Products (and What Are Its Benefits)?

Why Is Turmeric in Skincare Products (and What Are Its Benefits)?

Yahoo Finance posted “Why Is Turmeric in Skincare Products (and What Are Its Benefits)?” featuring Dr. Purvisha Patel and Visha Skincare Is it just us, or have we been seeing a lot of turmeric in recent years? Between turmeric-dusted lattes and turmeric-roasted cauliflower, the bright golden plant root has seemingly cropped up everywhere. And lately, we’ve noticed that it’s showing up in our beauty products. From yellow tinted cleansers to eye creams and face masks, this ancient plant is said to ease inflammation and boost circulation, among many other things. To get to the (ahem) root of it, we tapped three skincare experts—a...

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Why Is Turmeric in Skincare Products (and What Are Its Benefits)?

Why Is Turmeric in Skincare Products (and What Are Its Benefits)?

Pure Wow posted "Why Is Turmeric in Skincare Products (and What Are Its Benefits)?" featuring Dr. Purvisha Patel and Visha SkincareIs it just us, or have we been seeing a lot of turmeric in recent years? Between turmeric-dusted lattes and turmeric-roasted cauliflower, the bright golden plant root has seemingly cropped up everywhere. And lately, we’ve noticed that it’s showing up in our beauty products.From yellow tinted cleansers to eye creams and face masks, this ancient plant is said to ease inflammation and boost circulation, among many other things. To get to the (ahem) root of it, we tapped three skincare experts—a product developer,...

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What to Know Before Using African Black Soap

What to Know Before Using African Black Soap

BYRDIE posted "What to Know Before Using African Black Soap" featuring Dr. Purvisha Patel and Visha SkincareHere at Byrdie, we're all about sourcing the best, most efficacious ingredients and products for our skin. But when we uncover something that's beneficial for all skin types, it makes sharing the news that much more exciting. Enter African black soap, a cherished ingredient in beauty praised for its ultra-healing properties. And while certain skin types may find it a tad drying (we'll dive into that later), others find it a miracle worker. Bottom line: how to use African black soap will vary according to your skin...

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