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Harley Street Emporium – Your Complete Aesthetics Guide Harley Street Emporium is your complete aesthetics guide.  It’s a website where you can find a doctor, find information and buy the best anti-aging skin care products and the best acne products as well as information on how to treat various skin conditions. It features editorially independent information about skin care, skin conditions and cosmetic treatments. It also has a glossary of ingredients which tells consumers what each one does and if there are any safety concerns associated with them. It also has a shop section which showcases evidence-based products – mostly…

How to handle sensitive skin

Plagued by sensitive skin?  What causes it and what can help? If you have sensitive skin, you’re certainly not alone. Surveys have shown that 62% of women and 52% of men in the UK said they had sensitive skin when asked. But what does that really mean? It’s classified medically as “a syndrome with sensations of stinging, burning, pain, itching, and tingling sensations in response to stimuli that otherwise should not produce such sensations and they are not due to an existing skin disease.” People usually say its their face that’s affected but it can affect all body areas. It has generally been…

How to winter proof your skin

As the temperature plummets your skin can dry out. We speak to the experts about how to winter-proof your skin.  Winter is finally here and the sudden drop in temperature can wreak havoc on our skin. The combination of chilly temperatures and central heating can make our once radiant skin dry, flaky and more sensitive. On top of this the icy air draws moisture from the skin, leaving it looking and feeling dehydrated and less radiant. But with help of dermatologists, Dr Hadi Abushaira and Dr Anjali Mahto, we’ll help you winter-proof your skin so you can stay looking your best.…

Are you guilty of the ten cardinal skin care sins?

Dr Jane Leonard, GP and aesthetics guru, talks you through the ten cardinal skin care sins. 1. Forgetting to take your make up off at night. We have all been guilty of climbing into bed without taking our makeup off after a night out or long day at work. So what is the harm? Well, it’s so important to fully cleanse your skin, not only to remove your make up, but also to remove the toxins that have built up during the day. Pollution, smoke, car fumes – to name a few, all create an invisible film on the surface…

Plump it up with Hyaluronic Acid

It may sound nasty but Hyaluronic Acid is one ingredient you need in your skin care products. Daniel Judd explains why.  Hyaluronic acid is an incredibly popular ingredient for skin care products and is used in both injected fillers and topically applied creams. In fact, hyaluronic acid fillers are one of the most popular of all non-surgical cosmetic treatments. Your body naturally builds hyaluronic acid by sticking individual sugar molecules together end to end to form chains thousands of units long. These large chains are very good at grabbing and holding on to water molecules, giving them a jelly-like quality…

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Harley Street Emporium is a website where you can find a doctor, find information on perimenopause and menopause, women’s health and skin care. We feature the best anti-aging skin care products and the best acne products as well as information on how to treat various skin conditions. Consumers can also book with some of the UK’s best menopause doctors, plastic surgeons, dermatologists and aesthetic practitioners. Harley Street Emporium features editorially independent information about skin care, skin conditions and treatments. The site also features a glossary of ingredients telling consumers what each one does and if there are any safety concerns…