Tag: vitamin a

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Vitamin supplements: helpful or harmful?

    Vitamin supplements: helpful or harmful?

    We spend more than £420 million a year on vitamin supplements that are supposed to improve our health, but are they really helping? Dr Hannah Sweillam investigates. Recent years have seen an increase in the use of vitamin supplements and now as many as two thirds of adults (65%) take some form of vitamin or supplement. …

  • Get to know the A-B-C’s of Vitamin A

    Get to know the A-B-C’s of Vitamin A

    Vitamin A is a ‘must have’ in your anti-aging skincare arsenal but there are a lot of different types and they aren’t all born equal. Dr Hannah Sweilam explains. There’s a lot of talk about vitamin A or retinoid creams in anti-aging these days and for good reasons. Retinoid creams are scientifically proven to reduce fine lines…