What is hormonal acne? What effect do hormones have on the skin? When can hormonal acne strike? Where typically does hormonal acne occur? And most importantly: What can be done about it?
There are mixed opinions as to whether the sun actually helps with problem skin. The most important consequence of sun exposure for people with acne is that inflamed and irritated skin is much more likely to become pigmented, which is the skin’s protective response as it tries to minimise sun damage.
When your skin is dehydrated, it can feel tight and dry – and this may lead you to think that you are suffering from dry skin. If your skin is dehydrated and particularly if this has resulted in spots, you should establish an effective skincare regime. Here's how to do just that.
How does Blue Light Technology harnesses all the benefits of light to treat acne without the harmful UV rays? Dr Sam Robson - medical director at Temple Clinic - explains how we can combine what we have learned from science and nature to get the best of both worlds in her latest blog.
Acne is known to cause stress, anxiety and depression. The effects of stress in causing or worsening acne have not been studied as widely. Together stress and acne comprise a vicious cycle. How to put a break on it?
For many years antibiotic therapy has been an important part of acne treatment in either topical or oral form. But nowadays we deal with such endemic levels of resistance that we have had to reduce our reliance on antibiotics and explore novel and new ways of treating acne.
Combining the usual seasonal challenges of winter with the effects of the Covid pandemic has created the perfect storm for acne to wreak havoc with your complexion. Understanding some of the causative factors and taking simple steps to address them can control your breakouts and calm your skin.
A festive Christmas glow and a happy skin? Here is some skincare and lifestyle tips to achieve just that and be free of spots and blemishes in the new year. Brought to you from our LUSTRE Clinic expert, Dr Sam Robson.
From puberty onwards, acne is very common. It is estimated that more than 80% of teenagers experience it to some degree, with a peak of incidence at the age of 15. Slightly more teenage boys than girls get acne, and severe acne is also a bit more common in boys.