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Soak smartly

A common concern for my patients is dehydrated skin due to changing weather and loss of humidity. Here are 5 tips to ensure you bathe the right way and prevent your skin from drying out. 1. Shut the door: Keeping the bathroom door closed increases humidity in the air, which will help preve...

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A guide to retinoid creams for treating acne

When I am planning acne treatment for new patients to the clinic, we have a discussion about the most effective management options based on the severity of their symptoms, what kinds of spots they are getting (e.g. blackheads, pustules, nodules, cysts) and what treatments they've already tried....

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My journey with acne

  I get asked all the time about why I decided to become a dermatologist. The short answer is this. Acne. I started to get spots when I was about 12 years old. My dad bought me Clearasil and told me that I would grow out of it. He’d grown out of it when he was my age after all, but not befo...

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What is acne?

      Acne is the medical term used to describe breakouts. For many of us, our first experience of the condition is during puberty when our bodies start to produce higher levels of the hormone testosterone. The sebaceous glands in our skin are very sensitive to even small changes...

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Boots Health & Beauty October 2017

How do you prepare for another crazy Monday? For me, it's doing some exercise, good food (and wine) and enjoying downtime with my family and friends. I like the idea of a long soak in the bath on a Sunday evening, but the truth is that my skin gets very dry if I spend too long in the bath or sho...

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Post-summer skin

Your out-of-office notice has been turned off and summer seems to be drawing to an end. Whilst lazy sun-soaked days do wonders for the soul, they can be tough on your skin. If you’re guilty of having let your skincare regime take a backseat to ‘fun in the sun’, now is the time to decide what imp...

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How to get your skin wedding-ready

Peak wedding season might be drawing to a close just about now, however if you're getting married in the next few months like me or if you're beginning to make preparations for a wedding next Spring or Summer, this is the perfect time to start thinking about getting your skin ready for your big...

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All about skincare ingredients

As you might expect, I am frequently asked for skincare product suggestions. Indeed this is part of the service I provide for new patients to the clinic when we are planning their skin treatment; incorporating a combination of prescriptions, procedures and skincare products to create a programme...

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BBC News August 2017

Have you spent an untold fortune on skin creams and serums only to find that they failed to deliver the goods? BBC News asked me to share my top tips for navigating the beauty aisles and choosing products with ingredients that really work. These are the sort of ingredients that I like to include...

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The Telegraph July 2017

  How to look gorgeous well into your sixth decade? You could ask Jerry Hall...or you could check out some of the tips I shared with The Telegraph earlier this month. Journalist Victoria Hall selects her top beauty picks to help the cause including Paula's Choice Anti-Aging Hyaluronic Acid...

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