Hormonal acne – All you need to know

Hormonal acne

Unfortunately, the skin complaints we suffer with during our teenage years don’t always disappear as we age. All too often, these earlier problems get replaced by other, more stubborn skin conditions. Hormonal acne is just one skin issue that many of us think we’ve seen the back of when graduating from adolescence. Yet due to…

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Relieving hormonal acne at home

Acne may be more synonymous with our teenage years, but even when puberty becomes a distant memory, many women suffer from uncomfortable and confidence-knocking acne. Due to periods and the all-too-common polycystic ovary syndrome, adult acne is more prevalent in women than it is in men. Its link to hormone level fluctuations means acne can…

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Self Facial for Acne

If your skin is oily and you have acne that is more visible during this lockdown – then you may need to need this self facial.  We recommend you give yourself this self facial weekly to heal acne and keep skin glowing. What is needed: For the facial steam A bowl – 20 cm diameter…

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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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