Why we need our Beauty Sleep

In a first-of-its-kind clinical trial, physician-scientists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Centre found that sleep quality impacts skin function and ageing. The recent study, commissioned by Estée Lauder, demonstrated that poor sleepers had increased signs of skin ageing and slower recovery from a variety of environmental stressors, such as disruption of the skin barrier…

Summer Skin

British Men and Women in their 50’s have seen cases of malignant melanoma – the most dangerous form of skin cancer – soar from fewer than 500 each year to almost 2000 since the end of the 1970s, new figures from Cancer Research UK show today. The sharp increase means that more than five people…

Stress/Skin Sensitivity

Famous for making necks tight, heads ache and stomachs upset, stress is becoming a recognized trigger to redness, itching, burning and flare ups commonly classified as skin sensitization. What happens on our skin’s surface stems from a biological reaction in the body – inflammation. Inflammation is the immune system’s response to infection. Just as irritating…

Stay Skin Smart this Summer!

Most of us know the risks which are associated with too much sun, but it is inevitable that when the sun decides to make an appearance we will make the most of it, unfortunately for many of us this will result in sore, sunburnt skin!  The pain and redness will eventually go away, but what…

Stress & Skin Sensitivity

Famous for making necks tight, heads ache and stomachs upset, stress is becoming a recognized trigger to redness, itching, burning and flare ups commonly classified as skin sensitization. What happens on our skin’s surface stems from a biological reaction in the body – inflammation. Inflammation is the immune system’s response to infection. Just as irritating…