Monsoon related skin and hair problems

It is the monsoon season and you may feel like having a little fun in the rain and play in the shower but your skin and hair may be disagreeing with you. This is the time of the year when the skin becomes more prone to infections. There are 20% more chances of you getting skin-related problems this monsoon. The weather is humid and the heat can lead to various skin, scalp and hair problems; it contributes to various infections caused by fungus and virus. Allergies become hyperactive during this season. The reason is simply that the cold and moisture in the air is perfect for fungus and parasites to grow and multiply. The humidity lowers body immunity to fight against parasites and bacteria and we get affected by these.

Problems Faced:


Monsoon weather affects both oily and dry skin types.

The sebaceous gland, the oil secreting gland becomes hyperactive during this season. The skin becomes oilier during this season which leads to accumulation of bacterial growth and dust. The oily skin becomes more prone to blackheads, whiteheads and acne during the rains. Dry skin during the monsoon loses the ability to self repair itself. This is due to the dry skin losing their moisture content which removes its essential oils and vitamins.

One must always consult a cosmetic surgeon to get proper skin care treatment for monsoon. The best cosmetic surgeon knows your skin type and treats your problems accordingly.


Constant sweating is a leading cause of aggravating oily scalp dandruff. Fungus, sebum and irritation of the scalp increase due to the climate changes. These three factors cause the rise of dandruff. Oily scalp becomes more prone to infections during the monsoon season, therefore the result of the scalp going through flakey scalp and dandruff.

Dandruff can be treated by an expert cosmetic surgeon. If your dandruff is affecting you, you should consult a cosmetic surgeon for a treatment plan.

Constant drying of scalp eliminates the natural oils of the scalp, increasing the dryness of the scalp. Hair requires its essential and natural oils to stay healthy, which the hair loses during monsoon. This makes it more frizzy and unhealthy, which leads to excessive hair fall.


Many people during the rainy season, complain about skin rashes and itchiness. This is usually due to allergies or fungal/ bacterial infections which are on a rise during this wet season.

Damp and moist skin becomes a breeding ground for bacteria. They are more active during this season and skin environment and attacks the skin. This leads to infections like dermatitis, eczema and nail fungal infections during monsoon season.

Allergies like impetigo, tinea capitis and folliculitis are seen on a rise during the rainy season.

Bombay Cosmetic Clinic  is among the best cosmetic surgeon for skin treatment in Mumbai who are aware about the problems that one faces during monsoon. Consult an expert at Bombay Cosmetic Clinic to get tips and treatments for monsoon skin and hair care.

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