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Skin Care

Skin
February 23, 2016

Yes, dry skin can get acne!

Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.com If you think about acne, you probably think: oily skin. Think again. People with dry skin can also suffer from acne break-outs. Here’s what you probably don’t know about dry-skin acne. (more…)
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Skin
January 20, 2016

Want to know more about skin lightening?

You are not alone if you’re troubled by areas of darkly pigmented skin! Many people are… with scars left behind from acne, or just the effects of ageing or sun exposure over the years. While you may be tempted to buy the first over-the-counter or on-line skin lightening product you can lay your hands on, don’t! With skin lightening, it’s critical to let a Dermatologist (skin specialist) take a look. (more…)
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Skin
September 8, 2015

Are you shaving properly?

We all have different skin types: sensitive, oily, dry or a combination of these. Each type reacts differently to shaving. Here are some guidelines to keep those rashes, outbreaks and ingrown hairs at bay. Do you actually know what type of skin you have? If you're unsure, consider paying a visit to a skin specialist, or simply a beauty therapist. Once you know, follow these tips for a smooth shave: (more…)
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Skin
July 17, 2015

Will my pimples ever go away?

Acne, spots, pimples and blemishes can really ruin your self-esteem. For people with really bad skin, pimples and acne are a massive deal. The truth is, when you have a severe problem, few products actually work. When they don’t, the first thought that comes to mind is: “Will my pimples ever go away?” (more…)
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Skin
July 10, 2015

Can beauty products cause cancer?

There’s a booming beauty industry out there producing thousands of different and new products that promise to make sure you look as young as possible. It’s what a lot of people want: to stay 25 forever - but at what cost? What if the cream you’re using to smooth out the wrinkles on your face is filled with cancer-causing chemicals? Here are a few dark secrets about beauty products. Perfumes – A spritz of sneezes Perfumes make people smell wonderful, but it’s not just a little water mixed with a nice smell. It’s a carefully created mixture containing many chemicals,…
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Ageing
June 20, 2015

Die young – But as slowly as possible!

There’s a worldwide industry – worth billions and billions – dedicated to keeping you looking younger! Cosmetics, complicated placenta-extract creams, cosmetic surgery tourism packages; all focus on keeping you looking fresh and youthful. But you may be missing the most important point: beauty and youth actually come from the inside. (more…)
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Hair & nails
June 6, 2015

A bad hair day

Could your hair be telling you there's something amiss with your health? Your hair can definitely give you a "heads up" as a first sign of an underlying medical disorder. Before you put it down to a bad hair day, let’s take a closer look! (more…)
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Skin
February 20, 2015

Where’d this ring on my arm come from?

“A ring is round and never ends, that’s how long we’ll stay friends,” unless it’s ringworm. Despite the name and what you might think you know about ringworm – it’s not actually a worm that finds its way into your skin! (more…)
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General knowledge
December 15, 2014

What you asked our doctors this year

Each week we receive a number of questions from users on our Facebook page. These questions come from people from all over the world, and you’d be surprised to see how many people have the same problems. We took a look at 5 of the most commonly asked questions and had one of our doctors answer them. Take a look: (more…)
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