Beauty begins with great skin. If your skin is suffering, it can make you look – and even feel – tired, ill and old before your time. An effective daily skincare regimen is an absolute must, but in addition to this there are some excellent supplementary beauty treatments available that can really promote your pursuit of complexion perfection. These include microdermabrasion – the perfect solution for anyone looking to tackle fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, milia (milk spots), stretch marks, large ...Read more
Our incredible free resource, ACNE: a comprehensive guide to identifying, treating, and generally showing spots who the boss is, has been featured as a top pick in today's copy of The Sun. On page 8 of the pull-out Me, the national newspaper's guide to health, wellbeing and fitness, the publication charts eight of the best self-help books, with ACNE topping the list! The book, penned by London-based writer Laura Jane Williams, is a collaboration with Courthouse Clinics' skin expert Dr Robin Stones. The book focuses on what ...Read more
BBC News Magazine recently asked does chocolate give you spots? The feature looks at both side of the argument- whether the accusation is myth or matter of fact- erring on the side of caution by concluding that actually the issue is one of continued scientific debate. "We're not really sure if diet can cause these acne flares or maybe they just make them more severe," says Jennifer Burris, author of a new review paper published in the Journal of the Academy of ...Read more
Scientists at UCLA and Pittsburgh University have found that a harmless virus that lives on our skin - known as a phage - could potentially be used as a treatment for acne. The phage is believed to be programmed to naturally prey on spot-causing bacteria.
Acne is a very common problem, often affecting young people at a time when they are particularly conscious of their appearance. Increasingly, we are also seeing acne persisting into the older age groups. Unfortunately, there is currently ...Read more