Open hours: Mon-Sat 10.00-18.00, Sun 11.00-17.00
Call Us 0208 340 8069

All Posts

WHY AND HOW DOES OUR SKIN AGE?

By Dr Surbhi Virmani   Civilisation, medical advances and thankfully, less wars, have all meant that we live much longer lives than our forefathers. However, as we age our skin changes too. We are all aware of wrinkles and skin laxity, but pigmentary changes and skin cancers are also common with ageing. Ageing of the skin can be internal, which…

Read more

SENSITIVE SKIN

by Dr S Virmani, MBBS, MD. LLB (Copyright protection)  What is sensitive skin? People with sensitive akin often complain that they cannot use products, as products sting or they have breakouts with products. When we assess you for sensitive skin, we look for: Very dry skin Excessive blushing And skin reactions Skin disease such as eczema, psoriasis and rosacea And…

Read more

VITAMIN C AND SKIN

Vitamin C is an antioxidant, used to treat and prevent changes associated with sun related ageing and hyperpigmentation. WHAT IS IT? Vitamin C is one of the naturally occurring antioxidants in nature. Plants can manufacturen Vit C but humans cannot, therefore, we must consume citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, strawberries, papaya and broccoli to get our daily quota of Vit C. WHAT DOES IT…

Read more

What is Acne?

Acne is a skin condition characterised by blackheads and whiteheads also called comedones, and pus-filled spots. Most people notice it in their teenage years when it starts, and different people suffer differently with symptoms ranging from few spots involving the face, neck, back and or the chest to a severe inflammation and infection requiring hospitalisation. Acne can also start for…

Read more