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How Hyperpigmentation and Melasma are Different

May 8, 2019
Be it sun damage, an inflammatory response caused by eczema, or the result of acne scarring, hyperpigmentation is an umbrella term for any type of skin discolouration caused by the overproduction of melanin. While most of us will have heard of the term hyperpigmentation at some point, there is a type of hyperpigmentation that mainly… Read More...

The 5 Most Common Causes of Stretch Marks

April 7, 2019
Medically known as striae, stretch marks are a form of scarring which develops when the skin is stretched too far too quickly. This results in the breakdown of supporting structures, which causes a scar-like appearance.     Puberty The most common cause of stretch marks in both men and women is the rapid growth spurt… Read More...
Posted in Stretch Marks — Written by Zaheda Hafez Skin Expert

Why Men Get Stretch Marks Too

April 7, 2019
Stretch marks are a natural part of growing up for both men and women. They often appearing during puberty when teens experience a significant growth spurt. Despite this, not much attention is given to the fact that men can get these marks too. This is most likely because up until recently, women have been far… Read More...
Posted in collagen induction therapy,Derma White Treatment,Stretch Marks — Written by Zaheda Hafez Skin Expert

The Mental Health Benefits of Treating Your Self-Harm Scars

March 15, 2019
Self-harm scars can be a physical manifestation of a mental health issue – most commonly depression – so it makes sense that by treating the physical evidence, you can improve the mental scar that they leave behind of a difficult time in your life. Of course, treating your self-harm scars won’t deal with the original issue but… Read More...

How to Treat Self-Harm Scars

March 15, 2019
Despite the often traumatic circumstances that lead to self-harm scars, their appearance can be dramatically improved with the right treatments, just like any other scars. If you have been living with self-harm scars and want to be free of the shame that is often associated with them, you’ll be pleased to hear that the team… Read More...

Melasma: Pigmentation During Pregnancy

March 15, 2019
Pigmentation is often treated as one issue when, in reality, it's a blanket term that covers different types of pigmentation issues including sunspots, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and, of course, melasma. Due to the high incidence of melasma in pregnant women – with up to 50% of pregnancies triggering it – this form of pigmentation is often known… Read More...

Preventing Pigmentation

February 2, 2019
Irregular pigmentation isn’t something that many of us concern ourselves with until it is too late. Like with most issues, prevention can often be just as effective as treatment if not more so. You can’t prevent pigmentation entirely as genetics, hormones, and ageing all play a factor. However, there are some simple things you can… Read More...

What You Need to Know About Laser Hair Removal for Asian and Black African Skin

January 12, 2019
Laser hair removal has become a common choice for both women and men, with people looking for a more permanent form of hair removal that will offer long-lasting results. If you’re considering swapping out your usual at-home hair removal options for something that will offer longer lasting results but have Asian or Black African skin,… Read More...

Preparing for Laser Hair Removal: Asian and Black African Skin

January 8, 2019
Offering a long-term solution to dealing with unwanted body hair, laser hair removal is a popular treatment among women and becoming increasingly popular with men too. With laser hair removal treatment, it’s important that you properly prepare for your appointment, especially for those with Asian or Black African skin.  It is important to choose a… Read More...

Acne Scars: Choosing the Right Treatment for Your Skin Type

December 15, 2018
While in-clinic treatments are the most effective way of improving acne scarring, there is no single miracle treatment that will work for everyone. One of the ways you can ensure that you get the best results from any acne scar treatment is by making sure that you choose the right one for your skin type.… Read More...