Everyone is happy to see the sun! But we now know we need to be very careful about our sun exposure, to avoid UVA and UVB damage; be it skin ageing, sunburn, or, ultimately, melanoma
Vitamin C is an antioxidant which can help defend the skin against pollution, which is particularly problematic in UK cities. Oxidation is a major cause of the early signs of cutaneous aging, including wrinkles and dull-looking skin. La Roche-Posay recommends the Redermic C10 Vitamin C Serum as part of your daily skincare routine to fight the signs of aging.
Harsh winter conditions create new challenges for blemish-prone, oily or combination skin. Find out how to keep your skin feeling clean, clear and comfortable through spring.
Hands play an important role in our lives. We use our hands to express ourselves; we use them to show our affection for the ones we love; we use them to cuddle our children and we even put them through the stress of daily chores and other complex activities. Our hands are a vital tool that we should definitely care for.
Most people have, at some point in their lives, been confronted with a white/yellowish, pus-filled spot (or several) on their skin. Whiteheads are a symptom of acne, and can affect all ages, genders and skin types, from one-off appearances to full facial breakouts.
We all fall into bad habits when it comes to skincare, but when you suffer from acne-prone skin these little habits could be making your spots a whole lot worse. Take the time to correct these bad habits and you'll be another step closer to getting rid of your spots.
Eczema (also known as dermatitis) is a common, non-contagious, dry skin condition which affects 1 in 5 children in Ireland, and 1 in 12 adults. Mild cases may present as dry, scaly skin with some erythema (redness) and pruritus (itching). Sufferers of severe eczema may note fissuring (cracks) of the skin, bleeding and crusting with significant pruritus.& Atopic dermatitis is a genetic condition based on the interaction between a number of genes and environmental factors. Many people will have a family history of either eczema or one of the other; conditions Eg: Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) or Asthma.
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.
There are several different ways your skin can show sensitivity: redness, oiliness, dryness. Adapt your skin care specifically to your skin type to avoid further irritation and improve your skin's condition. La Roche-Posay has moisturisers for all types of skin and sensitivity concerns.
You had flawless skin throughout your teens only to start breaking out in your mid-20s. You eat a balanced diet, exercise regularly and have a suitable skincare routine, yet suddenly you look and feel like you're 30 going on 13. Read on to find out how hormones could be to blame for your blemishes.