PCOS acne diet – Your guide to eating just right

Diet for PCOS acne

As the saying goes “you are what you eat”, and this couldn’t be truer when taking care of your skin as a sufferer of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS symptoms can have a major impact on every part of your life. It’s not just fertility problems that can hold you back, mood changes, fatigue, excessive…

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PCOS Acne – what is it?

What is PCOS acne

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that unbelievably affects 1 in 5 women in the UK. Despite its widespread nature, many women don’t receive a diagnosis for PCOS until they’re in their late teens or early 20s. Even after diagnosis, most still struggle to get the help they need to manage the uncomfortable…

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What is menopausal acne & how long does it last?

Skin care for menopausal acne

Irregular periods, hot flashes, mood swings and fatigue… the list of common menopausal symptoms goes on. As if you didn’t have enough to contend with when nearing the menopause, your skin also suffers the consequences of this unavoidable transition. Menopausal acne affects 26% of women in their 40s and 15% of over 50s. As well…

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The dermatologist’s guide to treating menopausal acne

Menopausal acne tips

You may have left your teenage years behind, yet your body is set to undergo several more changes throughout your lifetime, each of which can trigger the hormonal imbalances that cause various skincare challenges. The menopause is one such event that causes hormonal changes. With a recent survey by Nuffield Health revealing menopausal symptoms can…

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Does Collagen Work?

Does Collagen Work

To understand the importance of collagen in relation to your skin, you must first understand what collagen is. Collagen is one of the body’s structural proteins. It is made up of amino acids. Collagen makes up 90% of connective tissue, such as cartilage and tendons; 75% of bone; and 70% of skin. Collagen keeps skin looking smooth…

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Neem – is this the wonder ingredient your winter skincare routine needs?

Skincare ingredients

Here at Organic Apoteke, we use a range of pure, all-natural and effective ingredients as the basis of our skincare solutions. With the aim to nourish, protect and heal, our use of herbs and minerals, modern science and ancient wisdom is the key to the success of our emulsifier-free, fluid state formulations, and neem is…

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