How the menopause affects your skin – and what you can do about it!

Your skin is an incredible sensory organ, which is why when you enter and go through those defining life stages, your skin feels it too! The menopause is a particularly tough transition for the female body. While hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, and irregular periods are commonly reported symptoms amongst women going through the…

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Hormonal Acne Treatment

Hormonal acne

Between puberty, periods, pregnancy and menopause, there isn’t really a time when women are not going through hormonal changes. This because oestrogen and progesterone levels fluctuate throughout your monthly cycle and they drop just before your period. When oestrogen and progesterone levels drop then the levels of androgens (male hormones which women have too) are…

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Acne Treatment

Acne is a very common skin condition that usually starts at puberty. It varies in severity from a few spots on the face, neck, back and chest to a more significant problem that may cause scarring and impact on self-confidence. Signs of acne include spots, oily skin and sometimes skin that’s inflamed, hot or painful to…

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PCOS Acne

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and metabolism problems that may affect their overall health and appearance. PCOS is also a common and treatable cause of infertility. One of the most common symptoms of PCOS…

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