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Botox and fillers: are you doing your homework?

Dr Yusra discusses the perils of procedures performed by under qualified practitioners  The aesthetics industry can be like the “Wild West” Too many times I am contacted by patients who have had adverse reactions to cosmetic treatments performed by practitioners who...

10 top tips to fight Maskne

What is maskne? The term maskne was coined at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a catch-all phrase to describe acne mechanica - a form of acne caused by friction and associated with wearing a PPE mask.  Acne mechanica occurs when airless environments cause P...

Pandemic Droop: How Three Lockdowns Aged Brits.

Living through a pandemic and three lockdowns in the space of a year has taken a toll on many Brits’ health and wellbeing. As well as affecting the mental and physical health of the nation, it seems that lockdown is the gift that keeps on giving, in that it has also...

Prone to Pigmentation

What is hyperpigmentation?  Hyperpigmentation is when patches of the skin become darker in colour than the normal surrounding skin due to an excess of melanin and it can go into an overdrive during the warmer months. This is because the melanocytes in our skin...

Skin Series: Skin treatments through the ages

Getty Images Teens The first step of any good skincare regime is understanding your skin. The teenage years are when skin starts to take a turn for the worse for many due to surge of hormones. This can result in excess oil, causing breakouts due to congested pores,...

Countdown to summer with CoolSculpting®

Sculpt away the Lockdown weight gain  According to a recent study carried out by Kings College London; 48% of people report putting on weight based during lockdown. With restrictions now lifting, it’s time to think about banishing the COVID weight gain and...

Sunday Reads: Making the WHITE choice for your teeth

It’s safe to say that white teeth are considered in style, and always have been. The demand for that bright ‘Hollywood’ smile is sky high, by both men and women. However, it seems that as of late people are opting for more budget-friendly at-home solutions. With...

Wellness Tips To Help Beat Stress & Anxiety

The COVID-19 pandemic is an extremely worrying time for us all - and it's totally normal to feel anxious or stressed about it. We're here today to discuss some of the side effects that stress can have on us - on our bodies, skin and sleep patterns. Dr Yusra - and...

Boosting Immunity & Staying Healthy During The Pandemic

Boosting Immunity & Staying Healthy During The Pandemic

It's important to take care of ourselves and eat well - now more than ever, in order to boost immunity and protect our health during the COVID-19 crisis. Today we're talking about the lifestyle changes and nutritional tips we can easily incorporate within our daily...