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Skin 101 - Skincare advice

How to protect and restore your skin barrier

Discover why your skin’s natural barrier is so important and how protecting it is the secret to a happy, radiant complexion. Plus, we reveal the La Roche-Posay products that can help to repair a damaged barrier.

how to care for cracked corners of the mouth

How to care for sore, cracked corners of the mouth

How to care for cracked corners of the mouth

If you’ve ever experience cracked sore corners around your mouth, you’ll know how uncomfortable it can be. From bleeding, blistering, swelling and crustiness, it can appear in a number of ways and also make the lips feel uncomfortable and dry. In some of the most severe cases, you may even experience a burning sensation on your lips or have an unpleasant taste in your mouth.

Here we take a look at some of the causes and treatments of cracked, sore corners of the mouth to help you address it as quickly as possible.

7 best cleansers for sensitive skin

How to treat a dry, itchy or oily scalp

Socially embarrassing and physically uncomfortable, scalp skin problems such as itching, dryness or oil (even sometimes all three) can be very stressful for the sufferer. Let's have a look at what can cause the skin on your scalp to act up, and how you can treat it.

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La Roche-Posay's skincare ranges explained

La Roche-Posay's skincare ranges explained

At La Roche-Posay, we specialise in sensitivity and understand that this can affect all types of skin type – from blemish-prone, to dry and damaged. That’s why each of our skincare ranges is designed specifically to meet the needs of a number of common concerns .

Here we explain what’s unique about each range, the key ingredients within it, and how our dermatologist-approved products can help.

What is the best body moisturiser for dry skin?

How adding more seeds to your diet can help improve your acne

Another week, another super food! After avocados, kale and goji berries, it's now all about seeds. Stuffed with nutrients, the tiny little grains are gaining rave reviews and are an essential part of our diet. So, will they improve our skin? Can seeds really help us deal with breakouts? We check with Charlie Hagan, head of training and nutrition at Hagan & Pappin in London.

What is the best body moisturiser for dry skin?

Environmental factors that can affect acne

Too much stress and too little sleep all too often go hand in hand with city life, as does a dull, lacklustre complexion. And for those with skin that's prone to acne, urban life can make matters worse. Sun, smog and a hectic lifestyle set the stage for breakouts, but these tips can help prevent their effects from taking a toll on your skin.

A Daily Skin Care Routine for Dehydrated, Sensitive Skin

Here's a skincare routine designed to restore your skin's moisture and keep it intensely hydrated, morning, noon and night skin can feel tight and uncomfortable, with an uneven, sometimes flaky texture. Follow this daily routine to invigorate your skin, restoring its natural moisture and your healthy glow.

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