Epidermal Wasteland

Lipofuscin of the skin is like an epidermal wasteland, the rubbish heap when your skin isn”t functioning correctly and removing waste and toxins. It”s hard to differentiate between pigmentation and lipofuscin as they can look similar. skinfocus has a skin scanner and...

Summer Skin Angel

Let me be your summer skin angel and give you a few of my summer top tips……. Tip 1. Even though the sun can lift your spirits, it can be a devil on your skin. Summer and spring are a fantastic time of year to absorb vitamin D, but for most of you (even...

Inflammation – Sugar

During the festive season you can”t be blamed for indulging in all the rich foods around and sugary treats. I”m pretty sure I had a chocolate addiction a few weeks ago, and still trying to wean myself off it. Sugar causes inflammation and sugar is hidden within lots...

Inflammation – UV exposure

There are lots of cells and systems that make up your skin, which happens to be the largest organ of your whole, body by the way. It”s fascinating how efficient your skin is and how after one action takes place, another action is kicked off, and so on. One such...

Inflammation – UV exposure

There are lots of cells and systems that make up your skin, which happens to be the largest organ of your whole, body by the way. It”s fascinating how efficient your skin is and how after one action takes place, another action is kicked off, and so on. One such...

Inflammation – Capillaries

Part three in the trio of blogs on Inflammation is about capillaries. One of the main skin concerns I come across is ”˜broken capillaries.” Now there is a difference between a burst vessel and a visible capillary, say, on your cheek for instance. A burst vessel...