Acne

Chrissy Teigen's 'Period Skin' Video Is Relatable AF, Here's Why It Happens

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Chrissy Teigen might be a model, but that doesn’t mean she’s immune to breakouts. The 31-year-old is well known for her brutally honest and relata...

How To Get Rid Of Acne: Causes And Treatment Explained

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Acne is a common skin condition, estimated to affect roughly 80% of people aged 11-30 in the UK. While many associate it with hormonal teens, in reali...

This Artist Is Changing Beauty Perceptions By Turning Acne Into Art

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Style

We’ve all been there: trying every foundation, powder and concealer on the market to mask another acne breakout. Instead of trying to cover up, Fr...

Stop Destroying Your Skin With Those Black Peel Off Masks

Amanda Elias | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Style
Amanda Elias

If you're active on social media you'll have seen the adverts for these black masks that show the pores being unblocked as it's ripped off the skin, i...

Model Starlie Smith Inspires Fans With Her Pro-Acne Instagram Post

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Style

Model Starlie Smith has shut-down haters by sharing a positive message about acne on Instagram. Walking the runway for Dolce & Gabbana with her broth...

Dermatologists Discuss Whether A Dairy-Free Diet Really Can Improve Your Skin

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s long been believed that a dairy-free diet could work wonders for skin and general health. Vogue editor Chloe Malle gave up dairy and claimed sh...

How To Naturally Increase Progesterone For Acne Free Skin

Amy Saunders | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

Low levels of progesterone are pretty much to blame for most hormonal symptoms - from acne and period pain to sore boobs and anxiety! It's also a major player when it comes to your fertility and maintaining a healthy pregnancy.

Doctors Fear 'Super Acne' As Condition Becomes Resistant To Antibiotics

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Doctors have warned that patients could soon be suffering with “super acne” as current treatments for the skin condition becomes less effective. A...

Acne? You Need to Avoid These Sunscreen Ingredients

Amy Saunders | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

Now the weather is getting warmer and the sun is shining brighter, I wanted to look at the sun cream ingredients people with acne need to avoid to prevent pimples and clogged pores.

What Makes a Skin Expert?

Dr Anjali Mahto | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Anjali Mahto

In the past week alone, I have already lost count how many times I have seen "expert" comments in the popular press by self-proclaimed skin specialists.

5 Tips For Preventing Adult Acne

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you suffer from adult acne it can seriously impact your confidence and overall wellbeing. Although it's usually caused by stress, poor diet, lack o...

The Proven Benefits of Topical Vitamin B3 for Acne

Amy Saunders | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

This article looks at the scientifically proven (yes, scientifically proven!) skin benefits of topical vitamin B3 for acne and why this particular antioxidant may even be more effective than prescriptions like benzoyl peroxide when treating acne.

Are Topical Antioxidants Are the Key to Fighting Acne Inflammation?

Amy Saunders | Posted 17.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

Inflammation plays a key role in the formation of acne. Most people believe that acne inflammation is the final symptom of a number of different reactions that take place before the red pimple appears but in actual fact, inflammation is the initial trigger that sets the stage and kick starts the entire acne process!

Protein Bars, Whey and Acne

Dr Anjali Mahto | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Anjali Mahto

Female adult acne is common and consultations for this have been increasing over the past decade. I am certainly seeing more adult women with acne now in my clinics than ever before. We all know that acne makes you feel bad and the emotional and psychological effects such as low self-esteem are well-recognised.

The Truth About Being a Woman Over 40

Kathryn Berens | Posted 20.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Berens

The sisterhood closes ranks when it comes to telling the truth about childbirth - fearing that no woman in their right mind would ever have a baby if they knew what it really entails. Well, it seems to me that a similar conspiracy is at work about telling women about what it is really like after the age of 40.

Can The Contraceptive Pill Cure Acne?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has shared before and after photos of her acne, claiming that the contraceptive pill helped clear her skin. Imgur user 'seventytimes' uploaded...

Milk and Acne: Dairy Free Alternatives for Acne

Amy Saunders | Posted 06.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

If you suffer from acne, dairy is one of the worst triggers out there and could easily be disrupting your own hormone balance and making your acne worse. So today, I wanted to talk about the best dairy free milk alternatives to help you clear your acne.

Seven Natural Ingredients to Avoid If You Have Acne

Amy Saunders | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

Natural, DIY beauty recipes are a great, cost effective way to nourish and pamper your skin but it's important to know what's really good for your skin and what needs to be avoided at all costs. Despite many ingredients being natural and 'non-toxic', they still have the potential to burn, blister, and even scar your skin if used incorrectly.

Times Are Changing: Don't Be Ashamed to Seek Physical or Mental Help for Acne

Dr Anjali Mahto | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Anjali Mahto

I am a dermatologist. I suffer with acne. I have often thought about writing about my experiences and then promptly talked myself out of it. And when I've tried to psychoanalyse why, it is because at times, I still feel resounding shame and embarrassment of my skin.

9 Acne-Busting Foods To Give You Gorgeous Skin

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Spots getting you down? Sadly genetics can play a huge part in whether your skin is clear or spotty. Thankfully, if you're in the latter camp, the...

Hello Kefir, Goodbye Acne!

Amy Saunders | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

The bottom line is: you need to fix your gut to heal your acne. Digestion related issues can often be a minefield and there isn't a "one solution fixes all". However, you can really help support all those good guys (and reduce the bad guys!) in your gut with kefir.

Is Sugar Causing Your Acne?

Amy Saunders | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

During my journey to clear skin I discovered one of the main culprits for my constant breakouts was sugar! Managing my blood sugar levels, and ultimately quitting sugar has been my toughest challenge yet and I didn't realise just how addicted I was until I began the quitting process.

Face Mapping: What's Your Acne Telling You?

Amy Saunders | Posted 07.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

Face mapping is an ancient technique of Ayurveda teachings and Chinese medicine which can help you identify the root cause of your blemishes by dividing up different areas of your face into "zones" which connect to specific organs therefore giving you the chance to confront underlying health problems and get clear skin for good!

Acne-Suffering Women Undergo Incredible Makeup Transformations

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Style

Being faced with acne can be especially daunting, especially if you have skin prone to a flare up at random times. To combat this Buzzfeed brought ...

The Silent Disorder: PCOS

Holly Whiting | Posted 22.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Whiting

Personally, I do not believe PCOS to be taken very seriously as a disorder and I feel this to be because, like mental health issues, often the symptoms go rather unnoticed and therefore people don't believe there is anything wrong with you.