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.
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.
If you enjoy Indian cooking, it's likely you're already familiar with the deep orange root turmeric. But did you know that it's also reputed to have properties that help treat skin conditions such as 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.
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.
Shaving can be a chore even when your skin is in perfect nick - it's doubly daunting when you are in the midst of a breakout. Ideally you should take a break until your skin heals but sometimes rugged stubble just won't cut it. Follow our top tips to ensure you get a perfect close shave without irritating your skin further.
We reveal the best order to apply your skincare, in the morning and before bed. From cleansers, to toners, retinols and moisturisers, do you know the order your favourite skincare should be applied in and why? The experts believe that getting this right can help you achieve the results you want and allow the active ingredients within them to complement one another.