Acne can be a distressing skin condition that leaves those affected with red, inflamed, sore skin and diminished self-confidence. But what are the causes of acne?
• We tend to associate active acne with adolescence, which is generally when it makes its first appearance. It is caused by the changes in hormone levels that occur at this [...]
Valentine’s Day is one of those celebrations that you either love or hate, but many couples find that this day acts as a catalyst that ends up with them making some big gesture to their other half…
Marriage proposals, declarations of love, matching tattoos… Getting a tattoo dedicated to your partner may seem like a grand [...]
A new solution has just been launched to cater for balding men who, unlike Wayne Rooney, don’t have the resources to pay for hair implants. The treatment, which involves tattooing pigments into the scalp to replicate the look of a close shave or crew cut, costs approximately two thousand pounds, and its developers hope that [...]
Last year, a reader in fluid mechanics at UCL published a mathematical formula that can be used to predict the effects of time on the ink particles of a tattoo.
We all know that tattoos fade with time, although they do not disappear completely. Just as the skin it is trapped in ages, so does [...]
Laser tattoo removal is not the only solution being sold to people who, for whatever reason, regret their tattoo enough to want to get rid of it. There are many creams on the market, and yet, their efficacy is variable and results can be patchy. Some of the ingredients contained in these preparations can also [...]
Pregnancy can affect all women in different ways. The effects on the body will depend on many factors, including genes, weight gain and hormonal fluctuations.
Unfortunately, having a baby can leave your body feeling used and abused and bearing the signs of the stresses under which it has been placed. This isn’t ideal when you are [...]
Once you have found gentle, specialist skincare products that can help rather than hinder your skin, you need to establish an appropriate skincare routine:
• Use a gentle cleanser that does not strip your skin of its natural oils but effectively removes impurities. Make sure that you cleanse twice a day, morning and night (although you should [...]
For those of us who do not have a tattoo in a foreign language, it may seem rather amusing. For those who have been seduced by the appeal and romanticism of having a meaningful word or phrase translated into an exotic foreign language, the result can be rather embarrassing.
• Footballer John Carew was hoping for ‘my [...]
For those of you who are lucky enough to be heading off to the slopes this year to indulge in some skiing, there is one thing you should not forget to take with you: sun block!
It may be winter and there may be snow on the ground, but this makes it even more important to [...]
It has been reported that both Natasha Giggs and Katie Price have added to their tattoo collections recently. While Ms Giggs has had a large tattoo inked onto her back and extending all the way down her right side, Katie Price has yet to reveal her latest tattoo.
And yet, while celebrities still seem to favour [...]