Have acids had their day?
Not too long ago you could ask any skincare expert which product or ingredient they’d recommend for glowing skin and nine times out of 10 their answer would be some kind of exfoliating acid. But is the tide starting to turn?
Does diet play a role in acne?
A recent Dermatology study concluded that most of the information found online regarding diet and acne was misleading or unfounded.
Teenage acne vs adult acne?
The underlying process is the same in teenage and adult acne, but the pattern of involvement may be different.
All about acne!
There are a number of potential causes for acne and any combination of these may be acting at the same time.
Sleep and skin
Sleep is increasingly recognised as being key to our general health and wellbeing, with sleep deprivation linked to various skin concerns.
Melasma is a common, acquired disorder of hyperpigmentation that causes brown patches on the cheeks, forehead, upper lip and jawline.
Time for teenage skin
Do you have a teen in your life who is struggling with oily skin, blackheads or breakouts? Read below to discover my tips.
Acne and the menstrual cycle
Research indicates that between one and two thirds of female acne sufferers will have a flare around the time of their period.
Back acne – why does it happen and how do we get rid of it? Let’s talk sebum, sweat and skincare products.
Coming off the pill
“You know the common story: Woman stops taking pill. Woman experiences acne. But, numerous word-of-mouth experiences aside, why does this happen to so many of us?” This question was recently put to me by Lucy Abbersteen of Marie Claire magazine. Here’s an excerpt of her article: “Pill useage declines steeply with age, from two thirds of
Dr Justine in Get the Gloss
I was recently featured on the home page of Get The Gloss talking all about my favourite beauty buys with journalist Judy Johnson. In case you missed it, I’ve posted a copy of the original interview just below. For details of where to find the products I’ve mentioned, click on the link at the bottom
Facial sunscreens – Sheerluxe
In case you missed my facial sunscreen recommendation in “9 Facial SPFs Rated By The Experts” in Sheerluxe last week, this is what I had to say… “Having suffered with acne for many years, it’s important for me to use an SPF moisturiser every morning that gives effective UV protection, but won’t give me spots.
SPF – Get The Gloss
SPF. Sensible, essential and non-negtotiable. So says journalist Anna Hunter this week in her round up of the new, non-greasy, innovative formulations that are making sunscreen easier than ever to adapt into your daily routine. Keep reading below for my full interview with Get The Gloss about SPF makeup. To see my quotes in the
Skin and the city
I was recently asked in an interview how living in a busy city, like London, can impact the health of our skin. Of course, there are multiple lifestyle and environmental factors to consider, but I think that pollution and stress are worthy of particular mention. If you’d like to know my thoughts on the matter,
What is a Consultant Dermatologist?
I was recently awarded the title FRCP (Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians) for my work as a Consultant Dermatologist – a huge honour and something I feel very proud of. “But, what exactly is a Consultant Dermatologist?” you might ask. “And what makes you different from from anyone else who gives skincare advice?”
Dr Justine in Stylist magazine
I’m so thrilled to have been included in Stylist Magazine’s 7 Skincare Experts You Should Be Following On Instagram this week. This is what beauty journalist Elizabeth Bennett had to say about me: Dr Justine Kluk Best for: Targeted solutions for acne and rosacea Thanks to her extensive experience treating patients suffering from acne and
Sun safety tips
It seems that summer is here to stay with weather forecasts promising another hot and sunny week! For practical advice about how to protect your skin in the sun, have a read of my tips below: 1. It is always important to protect exposed skin from UV rays to reduce the risk of skin cancer
What is rosacea?
What is rosacea? Rosacea is a long term skin condition associated with facial redness and flushing. Although more than 5% of the population are affected, it is frequently misdiagnosed and under-treated as a result. It often appears in the thirties and is more prevalent in those with fair skin. There are a number of factors
Acne treatments – Elle
Whether you’re dealing with blackheads, whiteheads or the cystic, under-the-skin kind, spots can be debilitating to live with. You don’t have to suffer though, because there is effective treatment. I was recently interviewed by Jacqueline Kilikita on behalf of Elle Magazine to help readers decode some of the different acne treatments available. In the spirit
Dr Justine in Women’s Health
This month, I’m featured on the Skin Clinic page of Women’s Health sharing a bit about me, my typical day and some of the products I use personally to help keep my own blemishes at bay as London’s go-to acne and acne scarring expert. Read all the juicy details in the full interview below. Enjoy!
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
Melanoma – BBC
Victoria Derbyshire interviews me and actress Terri Dwyer about melanoma, sunbeds and sun safety. © 2015 Dr Justine Kluk. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents of this post in any form is prohibited. You may not, except with our express written permission, copy, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor
A guide to acne treatment
My overview of acne treatment for those stuck with what to do at home and when to see a doctor http://www.goodzing.com/remedies/dr-justine-kluk/an-overview-of-acne-treatment © 2016 Dr Justine Kluk. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents of this post in any form is prohibited. You may not, except with our express written permission, copy,