Tag Archives: skincare

HAIRY PROBLEM

I’ve recently noticed hairs sprouting at the sides of my face and on my chin. How can I get rid of them? As we get older rogue hairs can suddenly sprout all over the face but if you’ve experienced significant … Continue reading

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KEEP YOUR COOL

Is it okay to store my anti ageing cream in the fridge during hot spells? Yes, lower temperatures are usually much better for creams and gels, particularly if they can contain vitamin C, as it can help prevent oxidation. Eye … Continue reading

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EYES BRIGHT… Don’t Forget…

*The only permanent solution for lots of loose skin around the eyes is an eyelift – called Blepharoplasty. A simple and safe op often performed as a day case under local anaesthetic and scars are hidden in the natural crease … Continue reading

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SHOULD YOU SHARE YOUR MAN’S MOISTURISER

We’ve worn his shirts, used his aftershave and even have our own style of boyfriend jeans. And now, it seems, we want his grooming products. According to the latest reports, more and more women are raiding men’s bathroom cabinets and … Continue reading

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Do I really need to use a sunscreen if my foundation has an SPF and if so which should I put on first?

A foundation with an SPF is better than nothing but does not substitute for a good sunscreen and most won’t protect against UVA rays. Sunscreen should always go on first because the active ingredients need to get into the skin … Continue reading

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I can’t use sunscreen as it irritates my skin?

You are probably using the wrong type. Sun creams either use chemical filters which act like a sponge absorbing UVA and UVB rays or they use physical filters, also called mineral filters, which work like a mirror deflecting rays off … Continue reading

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HELLO SUNSHINE

Did you know there is a cream that, used daily, will soften wrinkles, fade fine lines, slow down the ageing process and improve skin tone? Even better, it’s most probably already hidden in your bathroom cabinet and cost you less … Continue reading

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Q. I’ve noticed that my skin is much drier and thinner than it used to be. I regularly exfoliate and do at home peels. Could these be thinning my skin?

No. The layers of skin get thin by sun damage and ageing. However over-cleansing the skin or using harsh exfoliators can harm the skin. Your skin naturally acts as a barrier, meaning it keeps out what it’s supposed to (dirt … Continue reading

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Q. I have very bad spider veins on the front of my thighs and on the back my knees. Are they best treated with a laser or sclerotherapy injections and how long will it take before they fade?

In our experience sclerotherapy works better, requires fewer sessions than laser and is a very safe and effective treatment. As for timing, keep in mind any vein treatment is no quick fix. You will probably need at least two to … Continue reading

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WORRY LINES AND WRINKLES

Quick Fix Sprinkles Nothing works quicker and looks more natural than Botox. It smoothes fine lines, can give a gentle lift to the jawline, erase worry and frown lines and opens up the eyes making you look bright eyed and … Continue reading

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