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June 2016

Looking after your skin in Winter

Winter, with it’s blustery winds and cold temperature, is a time when the skin loses moisture and becomes dry. It’s important to use some moisturiser and one with an SPF is even better. Avoid bathing with water that is too hot as that can dehydrate the skin and use a soap free wash to avoid stripping the natural oils from your skin. The UV Index in June, July and August …Read More

From Skin Cancer to Skin Health

An annual skin check is promoted as the best way to combat skin cancer, but there are additional preventative measures you can take to reduce your risk of having a skin cancer reoccurrence. With 95% of skin cancers due to accumulated sun damage, most patients who are diagnosed with skin cancer will also have an overall poor skin health. Sun damaged skin usually appears reddened and dry with raised actinic keratotic …Read More