Blogs from September 2013

  • In a nutshell: Wax, Shave, Cream or Laser

    Everybody has there preferred choice for hair removal and you may choose different methods for various areas of the body, such as you may shave your armpits but always wax the bikini line. We probably don’t need to tell you how each treatment works, so instead here is a quick run-down of the pros and cons of each treatment.... read more

  • Bikini Line Perfection

    You don’t have to go as far as a ‘vajazzle’ to be interested in your bikini line and it doesn’t have to be led by fashion. Whether you’re going on a night out, doing lengths in the pool or off to the beach (lucky you!), a flawless bikini line gives you confidence and makes you feel sexy.... read more

  • Natural remedies for age spots

    Brown spots, liver spots, sun spots, lentigo and solar lentigine – they are all the same thing. There are a few natural remedies that may or may not help, but they might be worth a try before you look at trying something more permanent.... read more

  • Laser Hair Removal: Home vs. Clinic

    Laser hair removal is often the treatment of choice for many women, but it can be expensive and many find visiting a salon inconvenient or uncomfortable.... read more

  • Is that anti-ageing injections party really a good idea?

    There has been quite a lot of controversy around the ‘anti-ageing injections® party’ with some professional standard institutes such as Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) asking for them to be banned.... read more

  • Which skin type are you?

    Knowing your skin type can be really helpful when choosing tailored cleansing products or make-up or for just knowing why your skin may behave in certain ways. For example if you have oily skin you may be more compatible with an oil-free moisturiser or choose an oil based foundation if you have dry skin.... read more

  • sk:n Recommends: Lauren's story on The Food Hospital

    The Food Hospital is a series on Channel 4 that helps young patients who are struggling to cope with their conditions from Asthma to Tourette’s Syndrome.... read more

  • Five ways to remove a moustache on women

    You are spoilt for choice when it comes to removing upper lip hair. If you only have a few darker hairs on the corner of your mouth, then you might prefer bleaching but if you decide you do want to remove that unsightly ‘tache’ a hair removal treatment might be better. But whatever you do, don’t shave it!... read more

  • Are you a laser fan like comedian Shazia Mirza?

    If you search for “Shazia Mirza” you will find a lot of stuff that isn’t about her hair. She is an acclaimed stand-up comedian and columnist, who has written for The Guardian and regular appears on stage and TV programmes such as The Wright Stuff.... read more

  • How can I get over my fear of injections?

    Known uncommonly as ‘trypanophobia’ the fear of injections or needles is pretty common. If you have an extreme fear of needles and injections then you may be best visiting a behavourial therapist, but if you are like the most of us who certainly don’t welcome injections, but it certainly puts you off some treatments such as anti-wrinkle injections then these few tips might help.... read more

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