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Dr Justine Kluk - Consultant Dermatologist London

Moisturiser

Gel moisturisers

I was recently asked by Grazia magazine for my thoughts about gels which are popping up all over the beauty aisles. To see what all the fuss is about and understand the benefits better, have a read below. Why are we seeing a move away from creams to gels? Gels contain a higher ratio of

Slugging – Stylist

Slathering your skin in petroleum jelly before bed is all the rage in Korean beauty circles. But is it any good for your complexion? Jacqueline Kilikita from Stylist magazine investigates. To read my comments on this craze and for some more evidence-based skincare solutions that won’t leave you with a face full of pimples and blackheads,

Slugging

When it comes to finding a wonder treatment for a smoother, softer and more radiant complexion, there’s no shortage in “out there” options. But how far would you go in a bid to improve your skin? And could you actually make things worse for yourself with blackheads and breakouts? Women’s Health investigates slugging, the latest

How to survive teenage skin

  Blackheads are a mix of oil and dead skin cells sitting in the pores. Exposure to air causes them to oxidise and turn black giving them their characteristic appearance. They start to appear in puberty around the same time that sebum production increases and one of the most common complaints I hear from teenage

What is chicken skin?

  Keratosis Pilaris (KP) is a common inherited disorder of the skin affecting around 1 in 20 of us. It occurs due to an accumulation of keratin at the opening of the hair follicle, leading to stubborn, scaly plugs on the skin’s surface. These are often surrounded by a rim of redness giving a stippled

Keratosis pilaris – Elle

Keratosis Pilaris, sometimes unflatteringly referred to as “chicken skin”, is a stubborn skin condition that causes pesky, dry, rough, red bumps to appear on the upper arms. If you have KP, you’re not alone as 1 in 20 of us will be affected at some point and it can be difficult to get on top

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 prevent skin drying

Dry skin – Boots Health & Beauty

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

Winter skin saviours

After a couple of long-haul flights, and with it feeling distinctly more autumnal, my skin is now taking the hit with dryness and peeling . So….I have started to adjust my skincare regime to winter mode. This is one of my saviours… @biodermauk Hydrabio solution micellaire. A few drops of this lovely stuff soaked into

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 that will deliver the best outcomes. BBC News

Lightweight moisturisers – The Telegraph

Victoria Hall writes about the best lightweight moisturisers to save your face this autumn with tips from me http://www.telegraph.co.uk/beauty/skin/the-best-lightweight-moisturisers-to-save-your-face-this-autumn/ © 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, distribute or

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