Acne scarring is the marking left on the skin after a spot or acne break out has healed.
Adult Acne is the term used to describe a growing phenomenon of people in their late 20s, 30s and even 40s and 50s getting spots.
As we age, our skin becomes less firm and gravity takes its toll, causing wrinkles and sagging skin.
Blackheads are known medically as comedones, and are caused when our pores are only partially blocked.
Broken capillaries are tiny, dilated vessels, which are visible on the surface of the skin and are usually red or purple in appearance.
Broken veins are small, dilated blood vessels, which are visible on the surface of the skin and are usually red or purple in appearance.
Crow's Feet are the fine lines that appear around the eyes, because the skin around our eyes creases when we smile or laugh.
Fine lines usually form around the eyes (crows feet and laughter lines) and mouth (marionette lines, lip lines and smoker’s lines) as a result of facial expressions.
Freckles are a type of harmless skin pigmentation that are inherited/genetic rather than a sign of sun damage.
Gram Negative Folliculitis
Gram Negative Follicultis is a type of bacteria infection that can be mistaken for a rash or acne.
The word “hemangioma” literally means “blood vessel tumour” although they are completely benign.
Hypertrophic Scars are a type of thick red scar that is raised from the surface of the skin.
Ice Pick Scars
Ice pick scars are a type of acne scar, which are characterised by their “pitted” appearance, which looks like the skin has been punctured.
Keloid scars are lumpy, red, raised scars that have grown bigger than the original wound that is healing.
Loss of Tone
When we refer to skin tone, we are usually referring to the luminosity and evenness of complexion.
Loss of Volume
One of the side effects of ageing is that the levels of hyaluronic acid and collagen in our skin deplete.
Melasma is the term used to describe the formation of irregular hormonal pigmentation on the skin.
Milia are small, white, pearl-like spots that are usually found on the face. They are also known as ‘milk spots’ as they are common in babies. Milia are filled with the protein Keratin and are complet
Abnormal skin pigmentation, also known as hyperpigmentation, occurs when there is an excess production of melanin, the pigment that gives our skin, hair and eyes their colour.
Pityrosporum Folliculitis is a rash-like condition that affects the hair follicle and is caused by a type of yeast.
Plane Warts are a type of infectious wart caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). This means they are extremely contagious.
Poikiloderma is the term used to describe a skin condition which is characterised by brown patches of pigmentation combined with skin redness, caused by broken blood vessels.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Excessive hair growth (particularly on the face), acne flare ups and a sudden or a hard to shift weight gain could be a sign of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
Sebotrheic Warts are dark, wart like growths which appear on the skin. They are completely harmless, but can be considered unsightly.
Skin redness and flushing can simply be caused by an increase in body temperature, emotions (such as embarrassment or anger) or an underlying condition such as Rosacea.
Solar Keratosis, also known as Actinic Keratosis, is a skin condition linked to sun damage.
Spider Naevi get their name from their ‘spider line’ appearance. They are small clusters of dilated blood vessels on the surface of the skin.