Monthly Archives: January 2020

STAY SAFE – Cosmetic Procedures

STAY SAFE New standards for doctors carrying out cosmetic procedures designed to help drive up standards in the cosmetic surgery have come into force. The new guidelines cover all procedures from breast augmentation to Botox and are there to protect … Continue reading

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Ask Lesley – Why do I always get red bumps after hair removal?

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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THE POWER OF STEM CELLS

Last year, it was reported that Michael Schumacher, the Formula One legend, was being treated with stem cell therapy in a Paris hospital. If true, then this offers hope that his devastating head injury can be helped. We wish him … Continue reading

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Ask Lesley – Do I have to stay out of the sun after Sclerotherapy?

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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Ask Lesley – What is Margarita Sunburn?

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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