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Blemishes Explained

Whether it’s occasional blemishes, the odd pimple or more long-term spots, blemishes are no welcome guest to anyone’s complexion. While they’re often more prevalent in teenagers, they can occur at any age; alarmingly common before an important occasion, just when we want to look our best. However, it is possible to reduce and even prevent blemishes if armed with a little knowledge, a good skincare regimen and, on occasion, professional help. Follow our failsafe guide to understanding and preventing blemishes for clearer, more even-looking skin.
10 Aug 2020
how to cool and soothe skin in summer

How to cool and soothe skin in summer

How to cool and soothe summer skin

From longer, brighter days, to warmer weather and trips to the seaside, there’s so much to enjoy in the summer months. But if you find that more time outdoors and greater exposure to the sun is problematic for your skin, then you aren’t alone. In fact, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, the summer months can present a host of concerns – from skin irritation, itchiness and sensitivty.

But with a little forward thinking, you can help to prevent such problems from occurring and leave your summer skin feeling cool and soothed. Here’s how…

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Top 5 Anti-Ageing Cosmetic Treatments

Dr Stefanie Williams is a leading dermatologist and the Medical Director of Eudelo Dermatology & Skin Wellbeing in Central London, one of the country’s very few ‘fusion’ clinics offering both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Here, she tells us what the top treatments for ageing skin offered at Eudelo are currently.
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The best serums for addressing fine lines and wrinkles

The best serum for addressing fine lines and wrinkles

Ageing is a natural process that’s caused by a mixture of genetic and environmental factors such as our lifestyle and environment. The result? Fine lines, wrinkles, discolouration and a loss of fullness in the face.

And, while we can’t completely stop the clock, we can prevent premature ageing in the skin and also help to restore lost radiance and moisture with the right skincare. Serums, for example, are an effective way of addressing ageing signs due to their low molecular weight and ability to deliver powerful active ingredients directly to the skin.

Read on to discover the best serums for mature skin from the SkinCeuticals range and the specific concerns they can help with.

Hyaluronic acid benefits for skin

Brightening Skin Routine

Find out how our recommended Brightening Skin Routine can help to address discolouration and dullness. If your skin is prone to dark spots, hyperpigmentation and discolouration, you’ve probably found it tricky to restore a more even tone to your complexion. That’s why we developed our Brightening Skin System that effectively targets these concerns with formulas enriched in triple-action antioxidants and gentle exfoliants that accelerate skin cell turnover. Discover how each product in the system works and the way its ingredients work together to help you achieve visible at-home results.
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The benefits of using Vitamin C and SPF for your skin

Benefits of using Vitamin C & SPF

An antioxidant serum and protective broad-spectrum sunscreen are two of the most powerful products in any skincare routine – no matter your skin type. But, when used together, their effectiveness increases and provides the skin with double the defence against environmental aggressors. Dr. Jonquille Chantrey, surgeon and international beauty lecturer, explains why Double Defence is so important and answers your most pressing skincare questions.


What is Retinol?

Pure retinol cream formulations can be used as part of an evidenced-based skincare regimen to help to improve the visible effects of photoageing. A form of vitamin A, retinol is one of the most widely researched and proven skincare ingredients available today. Retinol is a potent ingredient that helps promote cell turnover to diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, uneven skin tone and blemishes. Formulated with pure retinol and bisabolol (derived from chamomile), SkinCeuticals retinol creams are designed to ensure efficacy while minimising irritation commonly associated with the use of retinol creams.
10 Aug 2020
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