Category: face

  • Can Profhilo help menopausal skin?

    Can Profhilo help menopausal skin?

    Can skin booster treatments like Profhilo help dry, thin menopausal skin? As we age – especially as we approach menopause our skin changes. It can become thinner – almost crepe-like, dry and even itchy. So what can help? According to the doctors at skin clinic Thérapie, skin boosters – like Profhilo can make a significant…

  • What your skin really needs with Dr Johanna Ward

    What your skin really needs with Dr Johanna Ward

    Confused about what you need in you skincare regime? Dr Johanna Ward has the answers.   With so many brands and so much conflicting advice on what you ‘must have’ in a skin care regime it’s not surprising people are confused about what they should be doing to keep their skin in good health. Fortunately…

  • How menopause affects your skin, hair and nails

    How menopause affects your skin, hair and nails

    How does menopause affect your skin, hair and nails? Dr Naomi Potter explains what it does and what can help. Menopause is so much more than hot flushes and night sweats. There are more than 40 symptoms that signal declining oestrogen levels, and many affect our skin, hair and nails. As skin is the body’s…

  • Maskne – how to prevent acne from wearing a mask

    Maskne – how to prevent acne from wearing a mask

    ‘Maskne’ – acne from wearing a mask. How to prevent it and what to do if it flares up. Mandatory mask wearing in shops and public transport is taking its toll on many people’s skin. A quick poll by Harley Street Emporium found 48% of people said they were experiencing outbreaks and flare ups of…

  • Skin care myths and tips for healthy skin

    Skin care myths and tips for healthy skin

    Not sure where the truth lies when it comes to skin care? Our Skin-tellectuals sort the fact from fiction on some common questions. Q. Do you need to change you skin care routine in Summer? According Dr Bhavjit Kaur from the Health and Aesthetics Clinic in London there can be an argument for changing some…

  • What can make your post surgery recovery better or worse

    What can make your post surgery recovery better or worse

    What can make your recovery after surgery better – or worse? Surgeons give their top tips. There are multiple reasons why you might opt to have cosmetic or plastic surgery done – to remove excess skin after weight loss or pregnancy, refresh your face or re-shape your nose. Whatever the reason there are various things…

  • Retinol Rules: How to use retinol products properly- Dr Tympanidis explains

    Retinol Rules: How to use retinol products properly- Dr Tympanidis explains

    Retinol Rules: Dermatologist Dr Penelope Tympanidis explains how to use it properly. If there’s only one secret to youthful even skin tone, retinol would be it. It is the only active ingredient that is proven to reset the function of the skin cells, and it can deliver  impressive results – provided it is applied correctly.…

  • What can you do about acne or pigmentation during pregnancy?

    What can you do about acne or pigmentation during pregnancy?

    What can you do about acne or pigmented skin when you’re pregnant? The experts explain. Pregnant women are faced with a long list of what they can’t do when they’re pregnant, but if you have acne outbreaks or pigmentation issues the big question is – what can you do? “Good question, and a difficult one…

  • how to get rid of blackheads

    how to get rid of blackheads

    How to get rid of blackheads? Dr Kalpna Pindola explains. Blackheads are annoying right? They look like speckles of dust on the skin and look unsightly under bright bathroom lights. A clear complexion with flawless skin is a common skin goal, so blackheads can make us feel self conscious too. The good news is that…

  • To pop or not to pop that pimple?

    To pop or not to pop that pimple?

    The temptation to be a pimple popper is great, but Dr Kalpna Pindolia explains why it isn’t a good idea & what you should do if you can’t resist.   To all the pimple poppers out there – I get it!  Debating the pop as you wait for the ripening of the pimple? The temptation toward…

  • Pregnancy And Skin: What Changes And What You Can Do About It

    Pregnancy And Skin: What Changes And What You Can Do About It

    What can you do about pigmentation, stretch marks & thread veins post-pregnancy. Dr Nick Lowe explains some treatment options. There’s so much that’s wonderful about becoming a new mum but for some women pregnancy comes with a few physical changes that they’d like to address. Fortunately these days there are a number of post-baby skincare…

  • AQ Skin Solutions

    AQ Skin Solutions

    AQ Skin Solutions was developed by Dr Ahmed Al-Qahtani, Professor, scientist and immunologist, Dr. Al-Qahtani. AQ Skin Solutions products are based on Growth Factors (GF) – cells that are found within our own body – to repair and renew ageing and damaged skin. As we age, we lose collagen and elastin and our skin becomes…

  • 6 quick tips to get rid of acne

    6 quick tips to get rid of acne

    Acne can be hard to get rid of but here are six quick tips for clearer skin. What is acne? Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples, and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper…

  • What is the best moisturiser for dry skin?

    What is the best moisturiser for dry skin?

    Dry, itchy and flaky skin affects many of us on both the face and body. So, what are the best things for it?   Dry skin is quite common, in fact 1 in 5 people who’ve done the Harley Street Emporium Skin Care Test say it is one of their concerns. Most often it’s the…

  • Dark circles and Puffy Eyes: Your guide to causes and treatments

    Dark circles and Puffy Eyes: Your guide to causes and treatments

    Dark circles and puffy eyes. Your guide to what causes them and what you can do about them.   Dark circles under the eyes is one of the most common things people list as a concern when they take the Harley Street Emporium skin care test. More than 25% of respondents said it was an…

  • Tebiskin Cytoceuticals

    Tebiskin Cytoceuticals

    Welcome to the world of Tebiskin®. This is an exclusive brand of ‘Cytoceuticals’ – that is products that are formulated and targeted to act effectively at a cellular level to ensure the best skincare results. Tebiskin® Cytoceuticals are prescription strength products that are medically tested, trialled and proven and as such are only available with…

  • summer skin care tips

    summer skin care tips

    With Summer here, Dr Imogen Bexfield lets you in on her top tips to keep your skin looking its best. As the sun comes out, we must be mindful that UV damage can not only cause serious health conditions including skin cancer but it can also result in pigment changes and exacerbate conditions like melasma…

  • Lip threads the pros and cons

    Lip threads the pros and cons

    Thread lifts for sagging jowls are well known but now lips are getting the treatment. But what do the experts think?   Lip threads are yet another treatment made popular by member of the Kardashian family – in this case Kylie Jenner –  and they’re getting a lot of press at the moment. It’s a…

  • Acne and Food Intolerance Tests: Do You Need Them?

    Acne and Food Intolerance Tests: Do You Need Them?

    Could a food intolerance be causing your acne and should you shell out for a test to find out?  There is a seemingly endless stream of ‘cures’ and ‘quick fixes’ for virtually every skin condition on the internet and social media and acne is no exception. A new one is doing the rounds offers tests…

  • Cool Laser: what is it and what can it do

    Cool Laser: what is it and what can it do

    Loved by Hollywood stars, the Cool Laser has finally arrived in the UK.  Dr Vincent Wong explains just how many things this treatment can do. Laser treatments can be great for so many things – acne, removing scars and stretch marks, not to mention skin rejuvenation, but there’s often a  hefty price to pay in…

  • Oxygenetix foundation

    Oxygenetix foundation

    Dr Shirin Lakhani explains why Oxygenetix is the best foundation on the market for treatments post procedure.   Oxygenetix Oxygenating Foundation is a breathable make up that represents a revolution in the world of foundations that was originally formulated by surgeons for use by plastic surgeons, dermatologists and other aesthetic professionals after surgery and cosmetic…

  • Why and when you need retinol in your skincare regime

    Why and when you need retinol in your skincare regime

    Retinol: Why is everyone’s talking about it, and do really you need it? Beauty writer Jade Moscrop explains. Each year brings with it a whole host of skincare buzzwords for beauty lovers to get their heads around, and one that’s been everywhere recently is ‘retinol’. Dubbed a ‘miracle’ product for fighting the signs of aging,…

  • Botched jobs save face annual report

    Botched jobs save face annual report

    Do you know who’s injecting you? According to a Save Face report on botched cosmetic procedures most people don’t and the results can be devastating. Fiona Clark reports.   In the UK there are no regulations governing who can inject Botox or fillers. This means anyone – a plumber, hairdresser, your mum’s best friend’s mechanic…

  • What you should ask and expect from your doctor

    What you should ask and expect from your doctor

    Have you been considering an aesthetic treatment? Here Dr Kalpna Pindola runs through some of the things you should ask and expect from your practitioner. The decision to have an aesthetic treatment is not a simple one. There are many concerns like: Will it hurt? Is it expensive? Will I get a natural result? What…

  • Could fasting improve your skin?

    Could fasting improve your skin?

    We hear lots about the benefits of fasting diets, including that they can help you live longer, but new research shows they can help rejuvenate your skin as well. With Summer upon us you might be thinking now is the time to pull yourself together and shed some extra pounds. Diets like the 5:2 diet,…

  • Skin care questions answered

    Skin care questions answered

    Need skin care help? Aesthetic Nurse, Shirley Nicol answers some common skin care questions – and the answers may surprise you. One of the most common questions I get asked is ‘what can help my skin?’ The answer is more often than not a very simple one – concentrate on repairing your skin barrier. Once…

  • Photo Dynamic Therapy and Actinic Keratosis

    Photo Dynamic Therapy and Actinic Keratosis

    What is Photo Dynamic Therapy and how can it help with actinic/solar keratosis? Fiona Clark runs through her experience with the treatment.   I confess, I am a sun worshiper, but it’s taken its toll on my skin. Back in the day, as they say,  when I was a child (think late 1960’s here) there…

  • Dr Krystyna explains how Botox works

    Dr Krystyna explains how Botox works

    Botox has been used as both a medical and cosmetic treatment for many years now, but do you need a medical professional to administer it? Dr Krystyna, an aesthetic guru and cosmetic dentists says the answer is a resounding ‘yes!’ In this video Dr Krystyna explains how the toxin works, what can go wrong, and…

  • How to treat sun burn

    How to treat sun burn

    Whether you’re enjoying this amazing weather or are about to head off on holiday, the chances are you’re going to get sun burnt. So, what should you do to help repair and heal your skin? Our experts explain.   No matter how good you are with the SPF and the hat, you know it’s pretty…

  • Is the sunscreen in a moisturiser enough

    Is the sunscreen in a moisturiser enough

    Is the sunscreen in your moisturiser enough? We talk to the experts to find out. Many moistuisers these days come with an SPF, and that’s a great idea. But often the label and packaging doesn’t give you much of an idea of exactly what protection your getting. They may say SPF 15, 20 or 30…

  • Hair loss: what are the treatment options for men and women

    Hair loss: what are the treatment options for men and women

    Losing your hair? It can be distressing, but as Scalp Confidential’s Kelly Morrell explains, you have treatment options. Here’s a surprising statistic – more women than men experience hair loss. It may not be as severe as men, but 40% of women experience hair loss by the age of 40 and 80% by the time…

  • Pigmentation spots. How to prevent and get rid of them

    Pigmentation spots. How to prevent and get rid of them

    How can you avoid pigment problems and what can you do about them once they’re there? Our experts explain. We may love the sun but there is a price to pay for bathing in it. Age spots, liver spots, sun spots – whatever you choose to call them – are areas of hyperpigmentation and can…

  • Fillers: there’s more to them than lips and cheeks

    Fillers: there’s more to them than lips and cheeks

    Fillers: The evolution. Dr Christine Reader explains what they’ve traditionally been used for and what they can do now. There is no denying that fillers are going from strength to strength in terms of use and popularity. They certainly are the less invasive option when compared to surgery, and can yield very satisfying results. When…

  • The dangers of home use devices

    The dangers of home use devices

    Warning issued over home use of peels and skincare devices as industry experts see a rise in burns and scarring. Beauty industry experts have issued a warning to consumers about the risks of doing certain skin care treatments at home. Chemical peels, derma rollering and tinting eye lashes and eye brows are among the procedures…

  • 5 ways to a stunning smile

    5 ways to a stunning smile

    Healthy skin is great but having a healthy smile is a must if you want to look your best. But there’s more to it than simply brushing. Dr Leo Averginos shares his top tips.   Our skin gets a lot of attention, but that’s only part of the story when it comes to looking healthy.…

  • Accutane and acne: the pro’s and con’s explained

    Accutane and acne: the pro’s and con’s explained

    Do you have acne? Have you been prescribed Accutane but are worried about taking it? The experts explain its pro’s and con’s.   Accutane is renowned for its acne-curing powers; odds are if you suffer from severe acne, you know all about it. Accutane – medically dubbed Isotretinoin, is what dermatologists label ‘the nearest thing…

  • How to get rid of lines around your mouth

    How to get rid of lines around your mouth

    How do you get rid lines around the mouth, nose and chin? Dr Leo Avgerinos gives us a glimpse of what’s involved.   It’s not just our eyes that start to show the ravages of time – the area from our nose to our chin can also be affected by wrinkles. There are three main…

  • Seven steps to healthier looking skin.

    Seven steps to healthier looking skin.

    Want to know how you can keep your skin looking good? Follow Dr Unnati Desai’s seven steps to healthier looking skin. Ageing may be inevitable but there are certain things you can do to keep your skin looking healthier and youthful for longer. 1. Be Sun Safe with Daily UV Protection I know you’ve heard…