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LUSTRE News

Some light reading

LUSTRE News

Some light reading

Here is our thank you to the NHS. There is a big trend right now: people struggle with their skin because of #facemasks. Suffering from “#maskne” while trying to shield yourself and others from the Covid-19 virus should be the least of your worry. Amongst others, we’ve had some really heart-warming LUSTRE reviews from the … Continued

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Guest blog contributed by Dr Sam Robson, GP and MD at Temple Clinic For most people, when faced with the reality of lockdown and how their lives were going to change, the last thing they had anticipated was more skin problems. For people who were already battling to control their spots, perhaps having specialist treatment … Continued

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Guest blog contributed by Dr Sam Robson, GP and MD at Temple Clinic For about three quarters of the people who develop acne, it starts in adolescence and, untreated, it frequently extends into adulthood. Unlike many other skin conditions, it is usually visible on the face, and no doubt this contributes to the frequency of … Continued

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Guest blog contributed by Dr Sam Robson, GP and MD at Temple Clinic With new rules coming out that stipulate wearing a mask when on public transport, and 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. “Maskne” … Continued

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Male vs Female Acne – who suffers more? When most of us think of acne we think of teenagers, or even our own tender teenage years whether we are male or female. Yet after age 20, it is the female of the species who report they are far more likely than men to suffer from … Continued

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Stress and Breakouts – what’s the link and how to help yourself at home! 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. It is … Continued

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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. In simple terms, bacne (like with other forms of acne) happens when various debris, such as dirt and oil … Continued

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Guest blog contributed by Dr Sam Robson, GP and MD at Temple Clinic With it being Sugar Awareness Week (20-26 January 2020), this provides the perfect opportunity to look at the impact that sugar can have on your skin and in particular its relationship with acne. Acne starts with blocked skin follicles (pores). This prevents the … Continued

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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. Their expertise … Continued

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Guest blog contributed by Dr Sam Robson, GP and MD at Temple Clinic Acne is a chronic skin condition that, although more typically associated with adolescence, can affect all age groups and will affect most people at some point in their life – unfortunately for most sufferers, it affects the face and so can be … Continued

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