Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Raynaud’s Phenomenon  What is Raynaud’s Phenomenon?  Raynaud’s can occur at any age and can happen without any prior warning.  It may last from a few minutes to a few hours. It manifests itself generally in the fingers and toes, but can also affect the nose and ear lobes. During an attack the blood vessels narrow […] Read more
Prevention and Treatment of Frostbite

Prevention and Treatment of Frostbite

Prevention and Treatment of Frostbite  What is Frostbite?  Frostbite is often associated with hypothermia brought on by very cold conditions. If your body is exposed to temperatures below freezing point, the cold freezes your skin and underlying tissues. In order to maintain the body’s core temperature, blood flows away from the extremities, Read more
Chilblains – Treatment and Prevention

Chilblains – Treatment and Prevention

Chilblains  What are Chilblains?  Chilblains are red, itchy, small swellings on the skin, that occur because of poor circulation or if the person reacts badly to cold conditions.  They appear mainly on the toes, but can develop on the fingers, nose and earlobes.  Horse riders sometimes develop them on the lower legs and thighs if […] Read more
18 Tips for Combination Skin

18 Tips for Combination Skin

18 Tips for Combination Skin  What is Combination Skin?  Combination skin occurs when you have a blend of both dry and oily patches on your face at the same time.  The oily part is generally from the forehead, down the nose to the chin and is called the T-zone.  The rest of the face i.e. […] Read more
16 Tips to Prevent and Treat Oily Skin

16 Tips to Prevent and Treat Oily Skin

16 Tips to Prevent and Treat Oily Skin  What is Oily Skin? Oily skin occurs when there is an overproduction of sebum by the sebaceous glands.  Although this acts like a moisturiser on the skin, over excessive sebum can attract dirt and dust, which in turn can clog pores and lead to blackheads and acne. […] Read more
13 Top Tips to Prevent and Treat Dry Skin

13 Top Tips to Prevent and Treat Dry Skin

13 Top Tips to Prevent and Treat Dry Skin There are many reasons why we suffer from dry skin.  Very low winter temperatures and harsh winds often dry the skin of its natural moisture.  On the reverse side, some people suffer from dry skin because they work and live in a very hot, dry environment. […] Read more
Mature Skin – 21 Top Tips

Mature Skin – 21 Top Tips

21 TOP TIPS FOR MATURE SKIN  Here you can find our top 21 tips for mature skin. As you age, unfortunately so does your skin. Knowing how to look after your skin as you age will help keep you looking younger for years 1. One of the most important tips for ageing skin is to […] Read more
Varicose Veins – Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Varicose Veins – Causes, Treatment and Prevention

VARICOSE VEINS  What are Varicose Veins?  Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that occur under skin of the legs.  They look lumpy and dark blue or purple through your skin.  They are often found behind the knee, calf, or in the groin area. Varicose veins are very common and don’t cause medical problems in most […] Read more