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
Hair Care for Thinning Hair

Hair Care for Thinning Hair

THINNING HAIR  What is Thinning Hair?  Thinning hair can be due to several factors, the most common of which is androgenetic alopecia.  In women with androgenetic alopecia the thinning hair affects the temples and the crown of the head, the sides are least affected. Androgenetic alopecia is caused by testosterone which is carried by the Read more
Blepharitis – Causes and Treatment

Blepharitis – Causes and Treatment

BLEPHARITIS  What is Blepharitis  Blepharitis is a condition that causes the eyelids to become red and swollen.  It is not contagious, but the patient must follow a stringent cleaning regime to keep the blepharitis under control.  It generally affects older people but can also occur at any age.  Symptoms flare up from time to time […] Read more
Styes – Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Styes – Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

What is a Stye?  A stye or hordeolum is when an infection occurs near the edge of the eyelid.  Often it appears as a yellow pus-filled spot and may become red, swollen and painful. Styes are caused by staphylococcal bacteria.  This bacteria can survive quite normally on the skin, but if a person is run […] Read more
Gout – Treatment and Prevention

Gout – Treatment and Prevention

GOUT  What is Gout? Gout is a type of arthritis which causes very painful inflammation in your joints, the most common of which is the big toe.  It can also occur in the knees, feet and ankles, elbows, wrists, hands and fingers. Gout is caused by uric acid in the blood.  Uric acid is a […] Read more