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BLOG / 09.08.2016

Rosacea is very common but often very misunderstood. Around 1 in 10 people have it and there can be a number of causes, everything from stress to exposure to sunlight. As the condition can come and go in severity it can be misdiagnosed, but what often starts as periodical flushing (where one's face or cheeks go red) can develop into more obvious signs that something might be wrong. Rosacea can start off very mild, later including symptoms such as: - A stinging sensation -...

BLOG / 05.08.2016

The sun presents a great conundrum for dermatologists and skin care professionals. On the one hand, it is the life-giving source of all natural living things. On the other hand, UV exposure is the cause of premature aging and, even worse, skin cancer. It was once believed that only UVB was damaging because it causes the epidermis to burn and turn red. But now we know that UVA is equally damaging, if not more dangerous. UVA rays account for up to...

BLOG / 12.07.2016

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation="" el_class="dashedgreen"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What are blackheads? [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Blackheads are a specific kind of dark acne. Blackheads occur when the face produces too much sebum (the oil that keeps skin moist and supple), which then block the hair follicles and pores. Because the follicles are open to the air, unlike ‘whiteheads’ which are closed clogged pores, they are able to accumulate dirt as well as dead skin cells, causing them to look black in colour. Anyone can suffer from...