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Beyond the Dark Spot

The lesser-known faces of melanoma In the discourse on skin cancer, melanoma is often depicted by its most recognisable form; a dark, ugly-looking mole. However,

The Impact of Hyperhidrosis

Life’s worries Sweat is something that most people hardly think about.  It’s just something that happens when it’s hot, when your working out, or sometimes

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Why am I sweating so much?

The 101 on hyperhidrosis   If you are self-conscious about how much you sweat, you could be suffering from a condition called hyperhidrosis. Many people

Oral and topical niacinamide for rosacea

Rosacea can be a challenging condition to live with. The unpredictable flushing, uncomfortable dryness, random pimples, and the frustrating sensitivity of the skin would make

Green Light Vascular Laser

Vascular Laser Therapy for Rosacea

Some sufferers of rosacea may have agonised in front of the mirror about the diffuse redness and prominent blood vessels on their face. Thankfully, advances

Gentle Skincare in Rosacea

Gentle is the way in Rosacea Management   Rosacea is a skin condition that causes various types of sensitivity and inflammation of the skin. These


SLIP, SLOP, What? Effective Methods of Sunscreen Application If you ask any dermatologist what the secret is behind healthy, beautiful skin, it’s practically guaranteed that

What is melasma?

What is melasma? Melasma is a pigmentation disorder of the skin that causes brown patches mostly commonly seen on the cheeks and forehead. It is

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What is a BCC?

What is Basal Cell Carcinoma?   Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most prevalent form of cancer in the world, with millions of people diagnosed

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The 101 on Psoriasis

Covering the basics of psoriasis Itchy, painful, embarrassing, unsightly – these are just some words that sufferers use to describe the condition known as psoriasis.

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