For about three quarters of the people who develop acne, it starts in adolescence. How does this skin condition - that's usually visible on the face - impact young adults' lives? Where can they turn for help to treat acne and spots and blemishes?
With new rules coming out that stipulate wearing a mask when on public transport, while shopping, along with a general encouragement to wear a mask at all times when out, it is increasingly likely that “maskne” will become more prevalent. Here's our 1:1 Guide to prevent maskne from wreaking havoc on your complexion.
We are all under raised stress levels these days. The current pandemic situation isn’t exactly joy-inducing, and working from home – or just being at home isolated for this long – can be a source of new, unprecedented anxiety. what's the link between stress and breakout and how can we help ourselves at home?
If you know the word bacne, then you've either been affected by it or seen others struggle with the condition. Coming from the combination of words: back and acne, bacne is more common than you think. Here's our take on widespread acne and how to treat it at home.
Blocked pores, overfilled with a collection of skin oils, provide a perfect environment and rich food supply for the acne bacteria which live on our skin. These bacteria thrive causing inflammation which in turn results in spots. But what does sugar have to do with this?
We are very pleased to announce our partner clinic, Temple Clinic in Aberdeen has been accredited by ARAUK (Acne and Rosacea Association UK), making them a designated centre of excellence for acne and rosacea. Temple Clinic has a dedicated Problem Skin clinic ran by GP, Dr Sam Robson which specialises in treating acne.
Oral isotretinoin (Roaccutane) has been found to be a very successful drug for helping to resolve acne. However, there have been concerns raised over its safety record having had 10 suicides linked to its use in the past year. Here's 2 points to consider before committing to your acne treatment.
You cleanse, hydrate, eat well, spend your hard-earned salary on lotions and potions. You even got yourself a supersonic gadget to make extra sure you’ve scrubbed that face real clean before bed! Yet, you wake up in the morning and, to your horror, you see another bulging red bump peeking at you in the reflection.
How to help your skin survive the festive period? Here we are, a stone's throw away from Christmas - that's come around quickly! Back into warm hats and scarves it is, and it's time to prep your skin for the spot-inducing, dark and frosty winter holiday.