Rosacea: All you need to know…
Aug27

Rosacea: All you need to know…

What is Rosacea? …in a few words “The basic definition of Rosacea is that it’s a (relatively common) skin condition that mainly affects the face, the result of which is redness in the face, which can be accompanied by small red, pus-filled bumps.
 Rosacea can occur in both men and women, but tends to be more common in women and in people with fair skin (but not exclusively). Most cases are first diagnosed in middle age,...

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Sebum: Why it’s Essential for Every Face…
Aug15

Sebum: Why it’s Essential for Every Face…

What is Sebum? …in a few words… “Sebum is an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands. It is a cocktail of fats, wax esters, squalene, triglycerides, cholesterol and cellular debris, which is discharged as sebum through the sebaceous duct connecting the gland to the hair follicle” And in a few more words… Well, the dictionary definition of Sebum is: “…an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands”...

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Why is My Skin So Acne-Prone?
May14

Why is My Skin So Acne-Prone?

Acne: Let’s show it the door… It’s tough to look in the mirror and see pimples and blackheads lining your face. Acne is the most common, and distressing of all skin conditions. Adolescents and teens are the most likely to suffer from it, but if you still have acne-prone skin and your high school days are a distant memory, you’re not alone and it’s by no means a modern problem. A number of adults continue to...

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The Eight Key Things You can do to Avoid Acne Breakouts
Mar02

The Eight Key Things You can do to Avoid Acne Breakouts

Acne involves the infection or inflammation of sebaceous glands in your skin, and results in painful breakouts of zits (also known as pimples). In some cases, these breakouts will merely involve little ‘whitehead’ zits, but in worse cases you can develop large, red cysts that cause a deep ache and are very difficult to conceal. Thankfully, the severity and frequency of acne can in part be controlled by some simple...

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