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5 Things We Should All Know About the Menopause

2021-11-09T10:25:47+00:00November 15th, 2021|

If you're in midlife – or approaching it – you're likely to have thought about the menopause and may even have some questions about what to expect. While the conversation is undoubtedly opening up about the subject (a lot more so than in previous years anyway), many taboos and misconceptions still surround it. Whether you're [...]

Regaining Your Libido in Midlife

2021-10-11T14:39:06+00:00October 11th, 2021|

Alongside other symptoms, loss of libido is a common and often distressing effect of the menopause. In my practice, I often hear the same questions from my female patients about the loss of libido during menopause, and that’s “Why am I experiencing a lower sex drive?” or “Why am I experiencing a complete loss of [...]

7 common skin mistakes that aesthetic doctors want you to avoid

2021-09-30T10:08:14+00:00October 4th, 2021|

Even though the topics around skin health and anti-ageing prevention are continuously growing, and we're lucky to have so many great experts sharing their knowledge on platforms such as Instagram, there's still a lot of misinformation around skincare best practices, and this can potentially wreak havoc on the skin barrier or trigger premature ageing. I [...]

Ageing in a Digital World: How to Protect your Skin from the Harmful Effects of Blue Light

2021-09-21T15:26:30+00:00September 27th, 2021|

While the effects of UVA and UVB light on our skin are widely known and discussed, there are various other types of light that reach our face on a daily basis – and skincare science has shown some of these to be detrimental to our skin. One of those types of light is high energy [...]

Are at-home skincare devices worth the hype?

2021-09-21T15:19:52+00:00September 20th, 2021|

Skincare tools have gained a lot of popularity over the last eighteen months. Three lockdowns have turned many of us into facial DIY-ers – determined to hack the skin rejuvenating benefits of an in-clinic treatment from the comfort of our own home. Many at-home tools and devices are versions of treatments performed by skin professionals [...]

These are the acne treatments that, in my experience, really work

2021-09-12T15:08:04+00:00September 13th, 2021|

The journey to treating acne can be a long and frustrating one. With it though that globally, over 80% of people under the age of thirty suffer from breakouts, finding a fix should be an easier task than it is. If you're reading this, you've probably tried countless acne treatments already, likely with very little [...]

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