Many women, and men too for that matter, suffer from this; a reddish brown discolouration on the neck. If you recognise this then you are probably the bearer of a skin condition known as Poikiloderma van Civatte. Perfume and the sun Poikiloderma appears to be caused by sun damage, and more particularly [...]

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Sun cream and your make-up routine In order to prevent skin cancer and wrinkles, we should protect ourselves with a layer of sun cream daily. But when a moisturiser, foundation and powder become part of the daily routine, it becomes more of a logistical challenge. In which case a foundation with a SPF d[...]

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The three most helpful hair removal facts and fables at a glance: ‘Does hair grow back thicker, darker and coarser after shaving?’ ‘Does waxing cause less hair growth?’ ‘Does your hair grow more quickly in the summer?’

Finally, summer is here! But to be honest my legs aren’t quite ready for it yet! And I’m sure that I am not the only woman who is guilty of some overdue maintenance… To get you in the right frame of mind today I have listed the three most helpful hair removal facts and fables below: Hairs grow back thi[...]

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If there were a top ten of anti-ageing products which could shrink everything except your wrinkles, at most your bank balance, then creams containing stem cells would rate highly. Although stem cell research actually can and should change medical science, research into the application is still in its ear[...]

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My children have a small bottle of Yakult with their breakfast each morning. I initiated this routine after a fascinating reading by a Paediatrician about the advantageous effect of probiotics. My only concern is that the contents of the bottle of Yakult are not quite the same as that tested in the resea[...]

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