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Is your workout ruining your skin?

DNMUM396513 | 9/13/2017 | Author : Sanaya Chavda | WC :414

While getting some exercise is great for your body, it can also increase the chances of breakouts and blemishes

Hitting the gym regularly has become a way of life for many. And while working out is beneficial for the body, it can often result in skin breakouts. The use of sunscreen and other heavy moisturisers, sweat and bacteria often found in gyms, can clog the pores and lead to acne. But that doesn’t mean one should stop exercising altogether. Experts suggest some tips to keep in mind while gymming.
Washing is essential
Dr Vandana Punjabi, Dermatologist and Cosmetologist consultant, Nanavati Super Specialist says it is a known fact that many bacterial, fungal and viral infections spread from person to person in the gym, due to common use of gym equipment, excessive sweating, heat and walking barefeet in shower areas. “To avoid t
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