Published On: Mon, Feb 22nd, 2016

Excessive beauty cream’s use can develop acne



The ads of numerous skin care beauty creams are abuzz on media. Every brand spends millions on their products and people buy then blindly but now a leading dermatologist told that overuse of fairness and beauty creams is the root cause of acne and may lead to thinning of the skin.
Rohit Batra, who is a skin doctor, at Acne India Summit held at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here stated that “The obvious side-effect of using beauty creams on the face is thinning of the skin. Daily use of these creams leads to growth of acne besides skin losing its tightness and becoming thinner in return,”
It was the program of one-day with the goal to provide education and refreshing understanding of practicing dermatologists’ vis-à-vis acne. A questioning competition and workshop to communicate technical skills to students and private practitioners were also organized in the event.


Batra further continued by saying that “A growing percentage of the population aged 15 to 44 suffer from severe acne. Every patient wants a cure as no one wants to live with scars on their face,”


He further told that dermatologists are at the present prepared with up to date technologies to facilitate patients get back their confidence.


Batra, who was also the organizing secretary of the summit, told that “Converse to what we are led to believe, acne is not just a concern for adolescents, and the market reflects that. With cutting-edge methods like lasers, chemical peels, thermal and non-thermal light sources, one can easily get rid of acne and acne scars,”
Almost 250 dermatologists, students, faculty members and delegates from all over the country took part in the occasion.

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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.