EXPLORING THE EFFECT OF FASHIONABLE TEXTILE ON SKIN: A REVIEW ARTICLE
Sangeeta Kanade, Manisha Dawre and Divya Varma
Skin is the best organ of the body interacting with the environmental agents like physical, chemical, and biological agent. Skin covers the external surface of the body and is the largest organ of the body. The main function of the skin includes protection, thermoregulation, secretion, sensation and absorption. According to Ayurveda science the word ―Twacha‖ is used for skin which is derived from ―twak‖ Dhatu which means ―to cover‖. The well-being of man depends upon the balance between his energy production and exchange of energy with the environment. This balance between body and environment is modified by the intervention of clothing. Now a day‘s traditional clothes are being replaced by the modern fashionable clothes which make the youngsters feel more confident and comfortable. The fashionable clothes hamper‘s the normal functioning of the skin and further leads to various skin disorders like kushtha etc.
Keywords: Skin, Twacha, kushtha.
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