Monthly Archives: September 2018

six steps to getting eczema under control

Struggling with eczema? Dr Unnati Desai gives you some tips of keeping it under control. Eczema, otherwise known as Dermatitis, is a common skin condition affecting 1 in 5 people. It can come on suddenly (acute eczema) or be chronic (longstanding). Many people have it from childhood, and some may grow out of it, but in others it can persist much longer. The severity, the areas on the body it affects and triggers that cause it can vary from person to person, but also in one individual. It causes a patch of skin to become red, itchy and inflamed, but…

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 you get that in order a lot of other issues will fall into place. Pollution, stress and ageing all take their toll on our skin causing, amongst other things, dry and irritated skin, acne and fine lines and wrinkles. There are, however, some simple things…