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Why you need to ditch the micellar water


Five or six years ago, we had never heard of micellar water and now…one is sold every five seconds – Garner Miceller Water.

First, let’s go over what micellar water is. Micellar water is applied on a cotton disc to gently lift up dirt and makeup from the skin. It’s made up of micelles which are tiny balls of oil molecules, suspended in soft water. It looks like water, has the viscosity of water but when you put it on your finger and feel, it has a different texture than water.


What is xanthelasma?


Commonly known as ‘Cholesterol Spots’, Xanthelasma are yellowish, lumpy bumps which usually appear on or around the eyelids. If you notice yellow patches on the inside corners of your eyelids, you might have this. These raised patches are made up of a localised build up of cholesterol deposits that’s under your skin. They aren’t harmful, […]


How to stop hayfever ruining your skin this summer


Now is that season when one in five of us have itchy, watery eyes; are constantly sneezing; have a puffy face; a red nose, along with some breakout spots….yes, it’s hay fever time!! I never suffered from hay fever until I was pregnant with my second child and have always wondered if hormones played a part in […]


Treating hyperpigmentation


Hyperpigmentation is the term that describes skin that appears darker. These dark marks can appear following inflammation caused by acne, hormonal changes, pregnancy, excessive sun exposure or genetic melasma.


How to avoid acne when wearing face masks


If you are wearing a face mask, you will need to take a little better care of your skin.   Wearing a mask every day can be bad for skin.   Anyone with acne-prone skin or who has regular acne breakouts will be suffering right now.  Why are masks causing problems? Due to the pressing on the […]


How to treat sebaceous hyperplasia


Sebaceous Hyperplasia

What can you do about sebaceous hyperplasia? Have you had a combination or oily skin for years?  After I turned 40, I suddenly found small bumps with a whitish rim just below my eyes and realised I had the skin problem sebaceous hyperplasia.  What is sebaceous hyperplasia? Sebaceous hyperplasia is the term used for enlarged […]


Handwashing = Hand Eczema


Is the Coronavirus hand washing routine causing you sore, painful hands? I bet now the phrase ‘wash your hands’ has a different meaning to us all.   In the past few weeks since the new coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic has intensified, all over the world we are washing our hands with soap and hot water whilst singing […]


LED Light Therapy | The Lowdown


LED

What is LED light therapy? A terrific treatment that targets everything, from acne breakouts to collagen breakdown, its been availabe for many years as Light Therapy or you may know it as LED (light emitting diode) Therapy. We talk about skincare technology going space age and we mean it literally in the case of LED treatments. Developed […]