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Q There are always yellow stains on the underarms of my white shirts. Does this mean I’m unhealthy?
A No, absolutely y not. Yellow stains on your underarms come from a chemical reaction between the ingredients in your deodorant, your sweat, and the detergent you use to wash your clothes. s. Most anti-perspirants contain aluminium which helps reduce wetness. However, it is the aluminium that causes the yellowing of fabrics.
Q Does shaving actually cause coarser and darker regrowth?
A This is a myth. Hair that grows back after you shave only has an illusion of being coarser, as the blunt ends are thicker than the natural ends. As for waxing, it only seems like your hair grows back slower as you’re yanking the hair out from the root, not cutting it off the top like when you’re shaving. It is better, however, to wax as it helps to prevent ingrown hairs. Plus, your skin stays smoother for longer.
Q What kind of ingredients in face wash actually helps reduce pimples? I’m confused by all the options on the market.
A According to Dr Jason Yip from the DRx Clinic, you need to look out for ingredients like salicylic acid, glycolic acid, alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), and benzoyl peroxide in a face wash. They work by exfoliating your skin. Salicylic and glycolic acids have anti-inflammatory properties, too. Usually, the ingredients are combined with antibacterials. He also advises s that since the ingredients mentioned above can cause some dryness, they are usually ly combined with ingredients such as mineral oil to keep your skin smooth.
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