Skincare Advice by Dermatology Experts

The Skin

The skin is the largest organ of the body and as such it is vital in maintaining general health. The skin is made up of three different layers : - the epidermis - the dermis - the supporting subcutaneous layer. The skin structure The epidermis This is the outside layer that we can see. It pro...

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Oily Skin, Acne and Spots - Don't Believe the Myths

Get Professional Advice On The Treatment Of These Skin Conditions The many myths associated with the treatment of oily skin, acne and spots have in many cases left sufferers a great deal worse off. Britain's leading dermatologist, Dr Nick Lowe, frequently has to re-educate patients on the effect...

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Hormonal Factors in Female Adult Acne

Bethanee Jean Schlosser, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Director of Womens Skin Health at Northwestern University,presented at the American Academy of Dermatologys 70thAnnual Meeting in March 2012 with exciting new findings on the role of hormonal factors in understanding adult acne i...

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Top 10 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer

Sunscreen early and often Daily use of a broad- spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF (sun protection factor) 30 is recommended. Sunscreen won’t be fully effective until it is absorbed into the skin, which typically takes about 30 minutes. When outside, sunscreen should be reapplied every two...

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Skin Cancer, Mole Screening and Treatment

The ideal clinic for skin examination of possible skin cancers and moles plus their treatment is dermatologist led because of our extensive training and experience. At the Cranley Clinic we have special Skin Lesion viewing systems and photography to diagnose these lesions accurate...

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Skin Ageing

The physical signs of ageing skin are listed below, you may show some signs earlier than others. Thinning of the skin - This effects the epidermis and dermal layer of the skinSagging of the skin - This occurs as the skin produces less elastin, collagen and fat Age spots - These occur as a result...

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Keratosis Pilaris

Kertosis Pilaris is the medical name for the rough skin spots often on the upper arms, thighs and buttocks. About 30% of us have this skin problem. They are actually thickened bumps around tiny hair follicles. Why do they occur? The outer skin layers thicken around hair follicles and do not she...

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Skin Discolouration and Dull Skin

What is dull skin? Dull skin looks greyish and tired and is lacking a healthy glow. What causes it?Age - Blood capillaries become fewer in number and cellular renewal occurs at a slower rate as you get older The environment - Pollution causes dull skin, as does a change in climate and seaso...

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Sleep.Rest.Renew

Sleep.Rest.Renew Does beauty rest on a good night’s sleep? Scientific studies certainly think so. Researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet photographed participants twice - once after an eight-hour night’s sleep and once after being kept awake for 31 hours. When impartia...

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Wine and Dine Your Skin This Valentines Day

Wine and dine your skinWine and dine your skin this Valentine’s Day, with our top tips on how to fall in love with flawless skin. What to eat  Chocolate. Well, it wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without chocolate would it? But stick to the dark kind, with at least 70% coc...

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Your Skin In Winter

Just as you change your clothes with changing temperatures you should do the same with your skin care. Manage the change in temperatures from Summer Holiday jet setting to back-to-reality house-sitting and keep the forecast for your face healthy with Dr Lowe’s advice on curating a working ...

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How To Use acclenz™

With the full range of acclenz™ products you’ve got everything you need to start tackling your spots and blemishes. You don’t even need to use all of the products every day. IN THE MORNING: Use acclenz™ Purify & Renew Foaming Cleanser first before applying other prod...

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What is Rosacea

Rosacea (rose-AY-sha) is a skin disease that causes redness and swelling on the face. Rosacea may begin as a tendency to flush or blush easily and progress to persistent redness in the centre of the face that gradually spreads over the cheeks, forehead, chin and sometimes even the eyes. As the di...

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