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Avoid rosacea flare ups with these top skincare tips

Rosacea is a common skin condition that affects millions of people. It usually shows up as redness, swelling, and sometimes small, pimple-like bumps on the face. The effects of rosacea can differ from person to person, but it can make the skin feel sensitive and can cause patients to feel self-conscious about how they look. […]

Protecting yourself from skin cancer: your questions answered

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, and melanoma is its most serious form. Understanding how to detect and protect yourself from this disease is crucial. As May has marked Melanoma Awareness Month, here we look at some of the most common questions about melanoma, its symptoms, and how you can […]

What’s new in dermatology?

Dermatology is a field that never stands still, with continuous advancements and breakthroughs improving our understanding and treatment of skin conditions. In this blog, we’ll explore some of the latest developments in dermatology, and what we can expect from future treatments. Ruxolitinib approved to treat vitiligo Vitiligo causes white patches on the skin due to […]

Is Teenage skin care safe?

The trend of young girls using expensive skincare products has skyrocketed, with hashtag teenage skin care (#teenageskincare) hitting over 26.4 million views on TikTok. The trouble is many of these products are not suitable for teenage skin. Here we’ll explore the risks teenagers face when using the wrong skincare products, as well as products that […]

Could I have scabies?

The UK is currently experiencing a surge in scabies, prompting concern from healthcare professionals and the public alike. This highly contagious skin condition can affect anyone and causes an intensely itchy rash. Understanding what scabies is, how it spreads, and the available treatment options can help in managing this uncomfortable condition. So, if you’re worried […]

The difference between mole mapping services and seeing a Consultant Dermatologist?

After Sarah Ferguson recently revealed her melanoma diagnosis, there has been a surge in online queries relating to skin cancer. Sometimes, people are not sure what the difference is between mole mapping services and seeing a consultant dermatologist. In light of National Cancer Prevention Month, in today’s blog we’re going to explore the differences between […]

What acne treatments are safe in pregnancy?

Pregnancy brings a lot of changes, not just to your lifestyle but also to your skin. Acne is a common issue expectant mothers face, yet treating the problem can be tricky. In today’s blog, we’ll explore what acne treatments are considered safe during pregnancy and which ones should be avoided. Read on as we uncover […]

Alcohol and the skin

As we embrace the new year, many of us consider participating in ‘Dry January’ – a month-long break from alcohol. This pause in our drinking habits isn’t just a welcome detox for our bodies, but it can also bring surprising benefits to our skin. Here, we’ll explore the relationship between alcohol and skin health, and […]

Caring for your skin in menopause

The menopause is known to cause a range of unpleasant health issues from mood swings to hot flushes. However, one lesser-known symptom is its impact on skin health. During this transitional period, the skin also undergoes distinct changes. From bouts of dryness to unexpected acne flare-ups, in this blog, we’ll explore these common menopausal skin […]

Seasonal changes and the skin

As the seasons shift, so does our environment, from the warm embrace of summer to the crisp chill of winter. But did you know these changes can also cause havoc for our skin? Each season comes with its own unique challenges for our skin’s health and appearance. In this blog, we’ll explore how seasonal transitions […]