Neem Benefits

Skincare ingredients

The Neem tree, Azadirachta indica, has been used in traditional Indian & African medicine for centuries. In Africa a paste made of need leaves is applied to the skin to soothe and heal the blisters and rash from chickenpox and measles. Neem’s Anti-Cancer Properties In 2019 a group of scientists studied the bioactives in neem….

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Treating menopausal acne cysts: 5 changes to make right now

Treating acne

The skin, in particular, goes through many changes during, before and long after menopause. Along with those all-too-common hot flashes, declining levels of collagen and elastin, make the skin barrier a shadow of its former self. This weakened barrier opens the skin up to all kinds of problems, with dryness, itching, thinning, tingling and acne…

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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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Do you suffer from ‘maskne’? You’ll want to read this!

Maskne issues

With Freedom Day – the date when all Covid-19 restrictions were due to be lifted – delayed for a month due to rising infections, face mask wear is set to go on a little longer. Rumour even has it that face masks will be compulsory forever! Whilst reduced transmission rates and better safety are said…

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How the menopause affects your skin – and what you can do about it!

Your skin is an incredible sensory organ, which is why when you enter and go through those defining life stages, your skin feels it too! The menopause is a particularly tough transition for the female body. While hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, and irregular periods are commonly reported symptoms amongst women going through the…

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