Consider swapping your cup coffee for a cup of green tea.
Green tea is a natural component which contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties which helps to soothe the skin and produces marked improvements in conditions such as rosacea and psoriasis. When it is applied to the skin in a mask form or taken as a [...]
How often do you change your pillow case? If the answer is twice a week, even this may not be enough.
Every night we greet our pillow with a head full of hair products, pollution and greasy hair which transfers from our head to the pillow surface. When combined with nightly breathing and heat, this [...]
The effects of environmental factors on ageing are not always visible during the earlier part of our life but become apparent as we age. As we age, changes in our skin emerge. These changes are a result of everyday activity which can leave permanent marks, scars, broken capillaries or even a dull and unhealthy skin [...]
At the Laser Treatment Clinic, we find that when clients first come to see us, many of them are under the notion that their acne is a result of dirty skin and to remedy this is to excessively wash the face. This is wrong. Excessive washing will strip the skins natural oils, moisture and hydration [...]
The experience of having a new born baby may be exciting and beautiful. However, the emergence of stretch marks or scarring during pregnancy is not.
The skin produces a major protein called collagen which makes up the connective tissues in your skin. Although the skin is very elastic, overstretching disrupts the normal production of collagen [...]
Varicose veins are a very common problem in the UK and all over the world. The fact is that many, many people will suffer from varicose veins when they get older.
The numbers suggest that around a third of UK adults will experience varicose veins at some point and the trouble is that condition doesn’t correct [...]
PCOS is a common female endocrine disorder and occurs when small cysts develop on the ovaries. This causes an excess of androgen (a male hormone) to be secreted in to the body, disturbing the monthly menstrual cycle and leading to irregular periods.
Symptoms of the PCOS include hair thinning, infertility, acne, male patterned hair growth [...]
Now autumn is upon us and summer has ended, it is time to strip back and reassess our skin. Requirements of skincare change seasonally. Perhaps not many of us took quite as much care in the sun this year like well-known actress, Nicole Kidman. One of the best secrets of staying young is protection in [...]
If you are getting married sometime in the not-too-distant future, it is likely that you will be busy planning beauty treatments and maybe even a new exercise plan to make sure you look your best on your big day.
You could spend a huge amount of time, effort and money on waxing treatments, make-up, expensive skincare [...]
If you ask most people what they would most like to improve about their skin, the answer will usually involve clearing the complexion of flaws and imperfections, along with making skin tone more even.
There are many things that can mar an otherwise clear and flawless complexion, including:
• Acne and scars left by acne
• Pigmentation problems (i.e. birthmarks, [...]