Blogs from January 2014

  • sk:n Recommends:

    Read the latest articles and news from sk:n clinics - sk:n Recommends: , Discover better sk:n... read more

  • Is chocolate really your friend?

    We can all do with a bit of chocolate in our lives every now and again. However, as pleasant as it tastes, it's debatable whether chocolate is actually really our friend. The consumption of chocolate no doubt carries with it several disadvantages for both the body and skin.... read more

  • Enjoy a clearer complexion with sk:n’s 360° approach to fighting acne

    Approximately 80 per cent of people between the ages of 11 and 30 are affected by acne.1 The condition most commonly appears during puberty and decreases overtime, however sometimes it can carry on long into adulthood. At any age acne can cause great distress, trauma and anxiety. If left untreated it can have a serious effect on self-esteem and can even lead to depression.... read more

  • Sugar, it's not so sweet

    Sugar does not only have adverse effects on our weight, but research has also shown that it has a negative impact on our skin. According to some findings, a high level of sugar intake also has negative anti-aging side effects on our skin.... read more

  • Occupations in which tattoos are not accepted in the workplace

    As time has passed, tattoos have become a common trend, and are no longer just stereotypically expected to be seen on hard rock and heavy metal vocalists. The increase in people getting tattoos has led some human resources departments to alter their dress code policies and become more lenient towards tattoos being visible in the workplace.... read more

  • Big breakfasts can help women with PCOS fight infertility

    Israeli scientists have found that the timing of your largest meal in the day can help women with PCOS overcome their infertility issues. As you may already know, PCOS is a disorder, where women can suffer from a range of symptoms such as weight gain, acne, infertility and excess body hair problems.... read more

  • Hirsutism: the facts

    Hirsutism is a condition, which involves an excess of hair on the face and/or body, primarily caused by high levels of androgens stimulating the hair follicles.... read more

  • A hair-free guide for men: dealing with unwelcome body hair

    There are mixed views on whether it's appealing or even sexy for a man to be hairy in this modernised contemporary society. It really does boil down to a matter of preference and opinion. There is actually no right or wrong answer, but some findings are showing that more and more males are moving towards laser hair removal and other hair removal techniques.... read more

  • How sweaty are your breasts?

    Many of us dread any type of acne spreading across our skin especially breast acne due to its unsightly appearance. It's one of the most common forms of acne that occurs in women and girls.... read more

  • Aloe, Aloe!

    Aloe vera also famously known as the plant of immortality, has been used as a natural remedy for a variety of purposes since ancient history.... read more

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