Acne & Problematic Skin Types

Inflammation and Acne Acne is caused by blockages and/or infection in the Pilosebaceous Unit (Hair Follicle & Sebaceous Gland). There are 3 main causes to consider when working with an acne skin: Quality of Sebum: If the sebum is a thick & gluggy texture it is...

Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation  What is hyperpigmentation? It occurs when melanin – the pigment that gives skin, hair and eyes their natural colour – is overproduced in certain areas. This causes localised dark spots or patches on the skin. These patches can be light brown to...

UV Damage & Ageing

UV Skin Damage UV Damage Causes There are 2 types of UV which are essential for Skin Experts to understand; UVA & UVB. UVB is often called UV Burning. It holds heat, so you can feel it on the skin. It is what causes sun burn. UVB is strongest when the sun is high...

Diffused Redness & Rosacea

Diffused Redness  (Sensitivity, Rosacea) Inflammation is categorised by Redness, Irritation, Sensitivity, Swelling and Heat. There are 3 key factors to consider when looking at Inflammation: Acid Mantle health Langerhans Cells strength Capillary function In the case...

Dehydrated Skin

Dehydrated Skin Dehydration is the first step in all skin conditions. Dehydration is a lack of water. When the skin is dehydrated, SCCE’s (Stratum Corneum Chymotryptic Enzymes) become inactive (stop working). This means that the skins natural desquamation process...