Avoid These Common Mistakes to Prevent Skin Problems

  • If skin issues like acne, breakouts, wrinkles, and puffy face add to your pandemic woes, it’s time to pay attention to common mistakes you might be making. Dr. Venu Kumari, MD, DVL, LMIADVL, Dermatologist, Dr. Venus Institute of Skin & Hair, Hyderabad is here to help and give advice for healthy skin.

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Troubled by acne, rashes, dry skin or puffy eyes during the pandemic? There are a variety of reasons ranging from vitamin D deficiency to stress that can cause these problems. Dr. Venu Kumari, MD, DVL, LMIADVL, Dermatologist, Dr. Venus Institute of Skin & Hair, Hyderabad on how to tackle skin issues in times of pandemic. (Pixabay)

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Insufficient Vitamin D: Forget the morning walk, many of us even order our groceries online.  If you're guilty of not getting your daily dose of sunshine, vitamin D deficiency can cause many skin problems.  Also, if you have pre-existing skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, or rosacea, they may get worse.  (Pixabay)

Insufficient Vitamin D: Forget the morning walk, many of us even order our groceries online. If you’re guilty of not getting your daily dose of sunshine, vitamin D deficiency can cause many skin problems. Also, if you have pre-existing skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, or rosacea, they may get worse. (Pixabay)

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Stress: Does the stress of working from home get on your nerves?  Well, it can hamper your immunity and aggravate the skin conditions you suffer from.  Just be careful when it comes to your skin.  (Pixabay)

Stress: Does the stress of working from home get on your nerves? Well, it can hamper your immunity and aggravate the skin conditions you suffer from. Just be careful when it comes to your skin. (Pixabay)

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Not drinking enough water: To take care of your skin, just try to stay hydrated by drinking enough water.  Hydration is essential because water helps flush toxins from the body and reduce acne.  (Pixabay)

Not drinking enough water: To take care of your skin, just try to stay hydrated by drinking enough water. Hydration is essential because water helps flush toxins from the body and reduce acne. (Pixabay)

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Avoid alcohol and tobacco: this can deprive the skin of much-needed nutrients.  It can also lead to dull, dry skin and puffiness around the eyes.  (Pixabay)

Avoid alcohol and tobacco: this can deprive the skin of much-needed nutrients. It can also lead to dull, dry skin and puffiness around the eyes. (Pixabay)

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Not getting enough sleep: Get at least 8 hours of sleep to stay active and it will also do wonders for the skin.  (Pixabay)

Not getting enough sleep: Get at least 8 hours of sleep to stay active and it will also do wonders for the skin. (Pixabay)

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Junk food: Avoid eating junk food as it can lead to a rash.  Eat colorful vegetables and fresh fruits that will do. (Pixabay)

Junk food: Avoid eating junk food as it can lead to a rash. Eat colorful vegetables and fresh fruits that will do. (Pixabay)

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