5 skincare tips from the doctor who Anushka and Katrina swear by

Virat Kohli is also a fan

Dr Jewel Gamadia, Bollywood's favourite acupuncturist, has become something of a phenomenon recently, since he started popping up all over celebrity Instagram feeds. The good doctor's client list reads Shah Rukh Khan's birthday party — Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez, to name a few. Jacqueline, especially, used to deal with skin allergies and stomach ailment in the past, but she admits she found a permanent solution through Jewel’s effective remedies. Anushka introduced boyfriend Virat Kohli to Dr Gamadia, who he credits with helping him heal more effectively.

In case you can't get an appointment, here are 5 health tips from celebrity acupuncturist Dr Jewel Gamadia to give improve your skin and hair.

sidhart and virat with jewel

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Importance of Vitamin E

vitamin E

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"Vitamin E blocks free radicals from the body that cause skin damage and sunburn. Use topical Vitamin E antioxidant on the concerned area for best results."

Prevention of hair fall

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Hair fall is a common problem faced by women, caused due to iron deficiency or anaemia. It can be prevented by the consumption of green leafy vegetables like spinach that are rich in iron along with food that is high in vitamin C.

Root cause of acne


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Over-consumption of dairy products, sugar and processed food can make the sebaceous glands in the skin release more oil, which blocks your pores. Bacteria is formed due to clogged pores that result in acne and all other skin problems.

Excessive sugar 


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Tame your sweet tooth. Too much sugar in our food causes glycation, a process that damages your skin and makes it inflamed and acne prone.

Skin benefits from eating papaya 


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Papaya contains an enzyme called papain, which repairs damaged cells, lightens your skin and has anti-ageing properties.