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I look tired – What can I do? Ask the Expert

Looking tired is something we can all suffer at one stage or another in life – myself included! Lack of sleep and periods of stress or illness can make us look less fresh and awake than we might like. When looking tired, however, becomes the norm, even when we read more

How London Pollution Affects Your Skin

If you live in London, you’ll know how grubby city life can be, but rightly or wrongly we all tend not to think about it too deeply on a day-to-day basis. We’ll be most likely living your busy lives and enjoying the London culture, blissfully unaware of what surrounding read more

Ask the expert – How long does laser hair removal last?

If you’re someone who suffers with unwanted hair on areas such as the legs, underarms or bikini line, you’ll know how annoying it can be to keep it at bay. The average woman spends around £12,000 and hundreds of hours in her lifetime on shaving, waxing and epilating the read more

Ask The Expert – Why do we get age spots?

As time passes by, you may start to notice small or medium sized patches of brown or greyish pigments on the face, hands and décolletage. These harmless, uneven brown marks are commonly known as ‘age spots’. However, age spots are not necessarily caused by the onset of age, but read more

Do men have laser hair removal?

Hair removal has been going on for centuries, but it’s mostly been associated with women. In the past, men have traditionally been thought of as less than masculine if they waxed, plucked or shaved any hair apart from that on the face. Times are changing and latest trends in read more

Ask the Expert – What are the white bumps under my skin?

Milia removal at your next facial If you are experiencing tiny white, hard bumps under your skin in areas such as under the eyes, the nose, cheeks and the chin, you’re most likely seeing Milia. Milia are small collections of a substance called keratin, which is a natural component read more

Ask the Expert – Looking after oily skin

Taking care of oily skin can be a thankless task and something we get asked about a lot here at Skin Perfection. Oily skin is medically referred to as seborrhoea and can happen because of excess skin oil (sebum) produced within the pores. Oily skin usually starts during puberty read more

Ask the Expert – Why do I need to wait 6 to 8 weeks between LHR sessions?

This is a question I get asked all the time and a perfectly sensible and valid one. The truth is, hair doesn’t grow at the same rate, at the same time all over the face and the body (we do have hair pretty much everywhere apart from the palms, read more

Ask the Expert: Avoiding sun damage – and what to do if you have it

It’s so tempting isn’t it, to bask in the sun as soon as it starts to creep through after what seems like an age of winter. It’s human nature to want to absorb those rays and the vitamin D that the sun produces can offer health-giving benefits. However, sun-damage read more

Ask The Expert – Getting rid of stretch marks

I get asked a lot about stretch marks (or Striae in medical terminology) and by all types of people, both male and female. It’s a bit of a myth that stretch marks only appear during pregnancy. It’s possible to get stretch marks at any age from puberty onwards and read more

Ask the Expert – What can I do about my acne scars?

For anyone who has ever suffered with acne and won that battle, the effects of the condition can be imprinted on to the skin in the form of acne scarring and can be a life-long reminder of the condition. I see many patients who have got over the embarrassment read more

Ask the Expert – Does shaving make my hair grow back thicker or darker?

As an expert on light based systems for the removal of unwanted or excess hair, I am always being asked if shaving the hair makes it hair grow back thicker and courser. The simple answer I give is “no” as indeed, shaving doesn’t change the thickness, colour or rate read more

Ask the Expert – What can I do about dark circles under my eyes?

Dark circles can be tough to eliminate. It actually-depends on why you have them as to how you go about treating them. In many cases, dark circles are caused by not drinking enough water, drinking excessive alcohol and sleep deprivation. These factors can all lead to your skin becoming read more

Ask the expert – Is laser hair removal worth it?

If you have ever had to go through the annoyance of regular shaving or the agony of painful waxing or epilation, you’re probably one of the many thousands of people in the UK who look for alternatives to these methods to get rid of unwanted and excess hair. Being read more

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