Do peel-off masks do more harm than good?

Peel-off masks promise to eradicate blackheads in one fell swoop and give you the smooth, poreless skin of a baby.

5 habits ageing your skin and how to break them

1. CUT BACK ON SUGAR Refined sugar is found in many foods, including bread, crisps, and even health bars. Eating

The dangers of sunstroke

Global warming has had a marked impact across the globe. Summer is starting earlier, and temperatures are higher every year.

How hormones affect the skin

Fluctuating hormones during pregnancy can create complexion problems or a radiant glow, or both extremes at different times.

When body art goes bad

Tattoos have become an exceedingly common practice. Its increased prevalence has led to a rise in report of cutaneous reactions.

Xerosis: All you need to know

Xerosis, or dry skin, is a common presenting complaint in dermatology. It doesn’t usually have serious implications but can be uncomfortable and aesthetically displeasing to patients.

Hair loss: the root of the problem

Hair loss or baldness (technically known as alopecia) is a loss of hair from the head or body. Unfortunately, as

Doctoring impetigo

Methicillin and gentamicin-resistant S.aureus strains have been reported to cause Impetigo, however, this is unusual in non-hospitalised patients. S. aureus

Soothe that sunburn

The fact is that nobody plans to go out and get sunburnt, but it’s imperative that we plan not to

Psoriasis: Attention to lifestyle can make life better

The skin lesions of psoriasis often cause considerable pain and discomfort, itching and bleeding, impacting on sleep, work, and enjoyment

Atopic dermatitis: risk factors

AD follows a relapsing course and is associated with elevated serum immunoglobulin (IgE) levels and a personal or family history