Eczema or dermatitis as it is sometimes called is a chronic skin condition that causes the skin to become itchy, reddened, dry and cracked. In more severe forms the skin can become broken, raw and bleeding.Read More
Psoriasis happens when skin cells renew themselves too quickly. It usually takes up to 28 days for newly formed skin cells to rise to the surface of the skin and separate from healthy tissue, but in psoriasis it takes just two to six days.Read More
Stretch Marks are a natural result of the skin stretching, normally during pregnancy. Most mothers try to avoid them and if they do get them spend a lot of time and money trying to improve them. There are some basic things that expectant mothers can do to prevent Stretch Marks, and we have some tips to help, including a new clincially proven Stretch Mark Oil that contains ingredients that are screened for safety and are proven to prevent Stretch Marks in many women. If you are unlucky enough to have Stretch Marks, there is still somethng that you can do. A new Stretch Mark Treatment Cream is also available. This product has good solid data to show that the ingredients can improve the apperance of the Stretch Marks. Again the ingredients have been screened for use in Pregnancy and Breast feeding.Read More
Ingrown hair (also called razor bumps) is generally not a serious skin care problem, but it can be unsightly , painful and very bothersome for men and even for women. They result when the shaved hair gets trapped inside the follicle or grows back into the skin causing a bump or papule. It can cause scarring, redness and swelling (its medical term is Pseudofolliculitis Barbae or PFB). Beard and neck areas in men are prime locations for ingrown hair to occur and for women the legs, underarms, and bikini area are all usually affected by these razor bumps.Read More
Seborrhoeic dermatitis is a common non-contagious skin condition affecting millions of people. It is a papulosquamous disorder that affects the sebum-rich areas of the scalp, face and trunk.
Its exact cause is unknown, though cases are often attributed to the overproduction of sebum in the sebaceous glands, the presence of topical organisms such as Malassezia yeasts (formerly known as pityrosporum ovale) and inflammatory or immunologic abnormalities.Read More
What is Folliculitis ?
Folliculitis is an infection causing inflammation of the hair follicles. It is a common skin disorder and can happen to anyone immaterial of the persons sex or age.
Folliculitis typically appears as a white or red eruption of the skin that surrounds a hair follicle. When many of the hair follicles are infected it appears as a white or red rash of the skin.
The most likely places for folliculitis to appear are the arms, armpits, legs, or the scalp. Men who shave could develop folliculitis on the face.Read More
Eczema is a word we tend to associate with a red itchy rash presenting on dry skin. Eczema is a chronic (long-term) disease that appears in different ways at different times. Understanding why eczema acts the way it does will help you or a loved one with eczema manage the disease and stay in control. People with eczema have itchy and dry skin. In fact, if there is no itch, you do not have eczema.Read More
A sure sign of youth and beauty is full, beautiful lips, however, as we age our lips can begin to thin and marionette lines can appear around the mouth.
While cosmeceuticals products can not be used to add volume to the lips in the same way as fillers, there are now products which claim to be able to enhance lip volume and products designed to reduce the appearance of the fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth often known as ‘smokers lines’ or ‘lipstick lines’ which most commonly appear around the upper lip.Read More
Under-eye wrinkles, circles and bags are some of the most significant cosmetic concerns today.Read More
Keratosis pilaris (KP) is a very common skin disorder affecting many people of all ages.Read More
Learn more about moles
Moles are small patches on the skin that form due to collections of cells called melanocytes, which produce the colour (pigment) in your skin.Read More