Skin Problems: Common Skin Problems In Monsoon(2023)

Common skin problems in monsoon

1. Acne or pimples or blackheads

Excessive sweating due the moisture in the atmosphere and overzealous scrubbing and cleaning of the skin can lead to acne, pimples and breakouts. The sweat and moisture make the skin a breeding ground for acne-causing bacteria. Ask your dermatologist for a good salicylic acid-based cleanser suitable to your skin type.

2. Eczema

Also known as Khaaj, this condition causes dry, red and blistered skin that itches constantly. This is caused because of the weakened skin barrier. The sure shot way to fight it is to keep the skin moisturised with a lightweight formula and consult your doctor if you have too sensitive skin.

3. Athlete’s foot

This is a common moonsoon Fungal Infections causing blisters, thick yellow patches on the feet and toenails. Cracks from in the feet and cause a lot of itch. It can even worsen and lead to bleeding. The easy way to prevent this is to keep the feet dry and use an anti-fungal foot powder.

4. Hyperpigmentation

Many of us start believing that monsoon season does not need sunscreen. This is the biggest mistake to make. You need sunscreen in every season and not wearing it can cause pigmentation on the skin.

5. Folliculitis

This is very common during the rainy season as the hair follicles become clogged and inflamed leading to tiny bumps on the surface of the skin. When ignored they can become pus-filled blisters. Keeping the skin pore clean is an easy way to avoid this condition.

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