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Acne Awareness Month 2023

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions, affecting a significant percentage of the population. Despite its prevalence, few people know that June is acne awareness month. This presents a perfect opportunity to delve deeper into the condition and answer some of the burning

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Why men need to look after their skin

SKIN CONDITIONS IN MEN Many of the most common skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and warts are just as likely to affect men as women. However, there are some skin conditions that men are at higher risk of developing when exposed to harmful UV

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What is the best treatment for acne scars?

WHAT IS THE BEST TREATMENT FOR ACNE SCARS?   With acne being the most common skin condition in teenagers and young adults, more and more research into the treatment of acne is being conducted. Statistics show that acne affects three out of four people between

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Types of Aftershave Ingredients that Can Irritate Acne

TYPE OF AFTERSHAVE INGREDIENTS THAT CAN IRRITATE ACNE Whilst acne primarily impacts teenagers and, in some cases for women during hormonal changes,, acne appearing on mens’ skin can also be common, and can be aggravated after shaving. Men who shave regularly are more prone to

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Different Types of Acne and Acne Treatment

DIFFERENT TYPES OF ACNE AND ACNE TREATMENTS It can be unpleasant to see a patch of pimples appear on your skin. Especially if they are in prominent places like your forehead or cheeks. This can cause not only physical effects but a decrease in confidence

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Dermatological Treatments for Acne Scars vs Home Treatments

DERMATOLOGICAL TREATMENTS FOR ACNE VS. ACNE HOME REMEDIES Acne is such a complicated skin condition. One of the most common skin conditions within adolescence, and in some instances extremely hard to prevent/manage. Acne doesn’t just affect your skin, but your confidence too. This skin condition

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Consultant Dermatologist Answers Your Acne Questions

CONSULTANT DERMATOLOGIST ANSWERS YOUR ACNE QUESTIONS We have spoken to Dr Adam Friedmann from the Harley Street Dermatology Clinic all about Acne to answer your common acne questions. Watch the videos or read his answers below. What is the best treatment for acne? I’m

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Can my diet help my skin?

CAN MY DIET HELP MY SKIN? we eat and drink can have a dramatic impact on our health, so it’s hardly surprising there are so many stories online about people who claim to have cured their skin conditions with special diets or by eating certain

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Beauty Product Ingredients That May Irritate Acne

BEAUTY PRODUCT INGREDIENTS THAT MAY IRRITATE ACNE When you are prone to getting acne, skincare or makeup products can contribute to or worsen your acne, and it can be a complex combination to balance. Make up, in particular foundation, can typically be used to hide

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Alcohol and Acne – All You Need to Know

ALCOHOL AND ACNE: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW Acne can be triggered by many different factors such as hormones, sleep, cosmetic products, as well as what we eat and drink. Here we will explore the correlation between alcohol and the impacts that it can have


Tattoo Removal Aftercare

If you would like to download this information sheet as a PDF – click here. Day of Treatment (Day 1) After your treatment we will have applied an anti inflammatory cream/ gel.  This will soothe any inflammation. Ice:  It can be helpful to apply an ice

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Tretinoin 0.05% Cream

What is Tretinoin Cream used for? Tretinoin is a form of vitamin A that helps the skin renew itself. Tretinoin topical (for the skin) is used to treat acne,  smooth rough facial skin, and reduce the appearance of fine wrinkles and mottled skin discolouration. Tretinoin topical

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Long Term Low Dose Isotretinoin

What is isotretinoin used for? In acne, some of these pores become blocked, causing inflamed spots. Isotretinoin belongs to a group of medicines known as retinoids, which are substances related to vitamin A. It is used to treat acne which is severe, or which has

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Differin Cream

Many people suffer from acne, which can be both embarrassing and painful. While there are a variety of over-the-counter treatments available, they are often ineffective. Differin Cream and Gel is a prescription medication that has been proven to be an effective treatment for acne.  The

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Revlite Aftercare

If you would like to download this information sheet as a PDF – click here. Aftercare instructions following laser treatment for dermal/epidermal conditions Day of Treatment (Day 1) After your treatment we will have applied an anti inflammatory cream/ gel.  This will soothe any inflammation. Avoid