Skin Care :: Homoeopathic cosmetology – beautifying hair, skin, and nails

Today in the fast moving world of competition, it has become extremely important to be presentable so as to get noticed or one will get swayed away in the crowd. This presentation demands hard work and talent but outer persona have to be appealing to give confidence. But with so much stress, our “skin which is a mirror of our mind” also reflects it. People come up with so many problems like Acne, Pigmentation, Eczema, Psoriasis, Hairfall, Scar marks etc.

For all above complaints, conventional medicine does give relief but many times patients faces reccurrence. For this Homoeopathy has a tremendous scope as it not only considers the disease from the diagnosis point of view but will go the root of disease, finding the underlying cause and treat man as a whole.


Moving ahead, we have cosmetic problems like acne, scar,blemishes, keloids after surgery or accidents which at times are responsible for giving the person an inferiority complex and can make him withdraw from society .To save him from this, cosmetic surgery is certainly an option but not affordable by all. Here homoeopathy comes to his rescue and can help him come out of his shell and live a free life. For such problems we have medicines like – Berberis, Echnicea, Calendula etc.



Acne is a skin condition, which has plugged pores (blackheads and whiteheads), inflamed pimples (pustules), and deeper lumps (nodules). Acne occurs on the face, as well as the neck, chest, back, shoulders, and upper arms. Although most teenagers get some form of acne, adults in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, or even older, can develop acne. Often, acne clears up after several years, even without treatment. Acne can be disfiguring and upsetting to the patient. Untreated acne can leave permanent scars. Control of acne is an ongoing process. All acne treatments work by preventing new acne breakouts. Existing blemishes usually not heal on their own. Occasionally, an acne-like rash can be due to another cause such as make-up or lotions, or from oral medication. It is important to to provide an updated history of what you are using on your skin or taking internally.


A detailed and comprehensive homoeopathic tretment of acne scars starts with causes of scarring, types of scars can help people to get rid of this situation.

Burns, which could be due to acid, fire or some chemicals, one of the problems, which is rising in society because of, increase in number of accidents. Immediate treatment with homoeopathic medicine along with auxillary line of treatment saves much damage. Later for correction of disfigurement homeopathy can be of help through medicines known for bad effects of burns. Medicines like cantharis, Urtica urens are of great help.


Warts, molluscum, moles, skin tags, are few of the complaints for which pepople rush to dermatologists .the treatment offered is cauterization which removes these overgrowths but leaving chances of reoccurrence. cautery usually leaves ugly scars also & of course the chances of regrowth are very high. Homoeopathy can not only remove these overgrowths but finish this tendency once and for all.


Nailbed infection,offensive sweat, fungal infection, whitlow of foot are other complaints to mention for which homoeopathy has treatment to offer.


When we come hair problems of hair lustreless hair ,early greying ,eczema of scalp,allergy to hair colour, hairfall after childbirth ill effects of bleaching ,dying,perming. Straightning with chemicals are few of the problems to mention out of many which people face nowadays cause being so many chemicals in shampoos, conditioners, gels and other hair products which are a must do for these youngsters. We have vast number of drugs to offer for these disorders as well which can check hairfall and greying if taken at an early stage. Homoeopathic medicines like arnica hairoil, jaborandi tincture are useful.

Dandruff, these days every third person is facing this problem. Cause could vary from improper hygiene or diet to allergy, hormonal imbalance to emotional stress. If along with diet correction and hygiene, homoeopathic medicine is also administrated one can easily let his or her hair down at party next evening without the fear of white flakes falling on shoulders.
Dandruff occurs when the scalp shed dead epidermal cells in large clumps. Dandruff scales appears dry, white or greyish, appearing small, with unsighty patches sp. on top of the head.

Scalp replenishes themselves in a pattern similar to that of hair but more rapidly.the skin of the head renew itself about once a month. Dead scalp cells are constantly being pushed from the deepest layer of the epidermis to the skin surface, where they gradually die. Usually the scalp shed them in a nearly invisible way but for some unknown way, cell turn over sometimes become usually rapid and dead cells are shed as the visible flakes called dandruff.

Alopecia (hair fall) is an autoimmune disease resulting in the loss of hair on the scalp and elsewhere on the body. In this disease, immune system cells attacks the rapidly growing cells in the hair follicles that make the hair. The affected hair follicle becomes small and drastically hair production is delayed. Fortunately, the stem cells that continuingly supplying the follicles with new cells does not seem to be targeted. So, the follicles always have the potential to regrow hair.

Hair fall usually starts with one or more small, round, smooth bald patches on the scalp and can progress to total scalp hair loss or body hair loss.

So, to conclude for the treatment of cosmetic problems external application has an immense role to playbut along with it we have to administrer internal medicine the constititional medicine which will correct the economy from within and balance the system.

The science of Homeopathy has earned its place in today’s medical world as a leading therapeutic contender and not only as an alternative mode of treatment. You can depend on Homoeopathy as a first-line of treatment for a gamut of cosmetic conditions.