Skin Conditions

Skin Conditions

You may not know this, but your skin is the largest living organ in your body and arguably one of the most complex. It conducts many vital roles to sustain life and maintain your overall health and wellbeing. Given it is highly exposed to toxins and the sun, it can also have many potential problems. It has been estimated there are over 3,000 possible skin disorders!
So the question for you is "How do you feel about your skin?" and "What would you like to improve?" The number one reason why my clients come and see me today is to do with feeling confident. By looking great, they feel great too.  Get in touch today and let us discuss what it is you want for your skin and wellbeing.


Acne is a common chronic disorder affecting the hair follicle and sebaceous gland, in which there is expansion and blockage of the follicle and inflammation. It causes whiteheads, blackheads. Acne is most common during teenage years, although it can also develop later in life.

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Hyperpigmentation is an overarching term used to describe a number of common skin conditions, including post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), melasma and sun spots. It occurs when your skin produces more melanin, the pigment that gives your skin colour, which creates dark spots or patches and affects people of all skin types.

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Rosacea is a skin condition that causes redness and often small, red, pus-filled bumps on the face. Rosacea most commonly affects middle-aged women with fair skin. It can be mistaken for acne or other skin conditions.
Key symptoms are facial redness with swollen red bumps and small visible blood vessels. If left untreated, the condition will tend to worsen over time.

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With aging, the outer skin layer (epidermis) thins, even though the number of cell layers remains unchanged.
The number of pigment-containing cells (melanocytes) decreases. The remaining melanocytes increase in size. Aging skin looks thinner, paler, and clear (translucent). Pigmented spots including age spots or "liver spots" may appear in sun-exposed areas.

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Eczema is a condition in which patches of skin become inflamed, itchy, cracked, and rough. Some types can also cause blisters. Different types and stages of eczema affect 31.6 million people in the United States, which equals more than 10% of the population.

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