Monthly Archives: January 2018

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My friend has just returned from the USA and said she developed  Margarita sunburn? What is this? This is a skin condition called phytophotodermatitis, which happens when oil from some plants or citrus fruits, commonly lime (hence the Margarita tag), grapefruit … Continue reading

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I’ve got a wedding  soon  and  I’m looking a little jaded. Is there a  one-off  facial that really delivers results?  I don’t want injectables or a treatment  that has too much downtime. There are  many new hi-tech facials  which can deliver healthy radiant skin, boost collagen production and … Continue reading

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WHO NEEDS DRY JANUARY?

Your skin does! Yes, it is a good thing to stop, or severely reduce, the amount of alcohol for the month of January so that your liver can recover, but January in general is not a good month for your … Continue reading

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I always get red bumps after waxing and hair removal. What causes them and what’s the solution? These little bumps are often ingrown hairs. To banish then without irritation use a solution like Skin Doctors Ingrow Go Lotion (£11.39 boots.com) … Continue reading

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Is there is a non-invasive  treatment to tighten ‘down below? I’ve noticed bladder weakness recently and I’m sometimes too embarrassed to  go out. I don’t want surgery. All women experience some degree of laxity in the skin or tissues and as we … Continue reading

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What no-one tells you about drastic weight loss

Sharon Osbourne revealed (in her autobiography) that she had her legs and arms lifted along with a tummy tuck after having a gastric band fitted and losing a considerable amount of weight.   Actress Lisa Riley is the latest celebrity to show off her dramatic … Continue reading

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I’m thinking of having sclerotherapy to treat the spider veins on my thighs and legs but do I have to stay out of the sun after treatment? Also I always seem to get swollen legs in the summer or after … Continue reading

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I’ve read about natural hormone therapy using bio-identical hormones and I’m interested in  going  down this route rather than taking  HRT for my menopausal symptoms  which make me feel old and lethargic– can you tell me more? After the age of 40, our endocrine … Continue reading

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Lovely Lips!

After your 40s, the loss of collagen and lack of elasticity can leave the top lip without any border. Lips also become deflated and wrinkled, while collagen and elastin which gives lips their fullness breaks down. But you can easily … Continue reading

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