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Learn how to maintain healthy skincare habits

Learn how to maintain healthy skincare habits

Studies have demonstrated that exposure to ultraviolet(UV) radiation from the sun and indoor tanning damages the DNA in our skin cells. This not only increases a person’s risk for skin cancer, it can also lead to premature skin aging in the form of wrinkles and sun spots. November is National Healthy Skin Month – the […]

6th July 2017 4
Acne and Diet blog on Doctify

Acne and Diet blog on Doctify

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions – I see people with acne in my clinic everyday.  In fact, nearly 85% of people aged between 12 and 24 will suffer from acne at some point. It’s not just a problem for teenagers though: older adults get it too, particularly women. Acne itself doesn’t […]

25th April 2016 4
Thread Lifts infographic

Thread Lifts infographic

Thread lifts are a type of non-surgical face lift. They are considered an effective alternative to a surgical face lift. See our infographic below to read more about thread lifts and how they work. Embed this Infographic On Your Site Please include attribution to CedarsDerm.co.uk with this graphic.

11th April 2016 4
Chemical peels infographic

Chemical peels infographic

A chemical peel is a treatment used to improve the appearance of the skin on the face, neck or hands. A chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. See our infographic below […]

11th April 2016 4
Protein Bars, Whey, and Acne

Protein Bars, Whey, and Acne

As a woman in her mid to late 30s that is interested in healthy living, like many others, I do my best to eat, sleep and exercise well.  I have always been slight and building muscle has always been a challenge.  Over the years, I have had friends, (who also happen to be personal trainers) […]

11th April 2016 4
Rosacea infographic

Rosacea infographic

Rosacea is a common rash, usually occurring on the face, which predominantly affects both middle-aged (age range 40 to 60 years old) and fair-skinned people. It is more common in women, but tends to be more severe in men. It is a chronic condition and, in any individual, the severity tends to come and go. […]

28th March 2016 4
Alopecia Infographic

Alopecia Infographic

Alopecia is the general medical term for hair loss. There are many different types of alopecia. Alopecia is unpredictable. Alopecia often goes undetected and undiagnosed. Approximately 1 million people in the UK will suffer from alopecia at some point in their life. 8 million women are currently suffering from hair loss. See our infographic below to read more about […]

7th March 2016 4
Atopic eczema infographic

Atopic eczema infographic

Atopic eczema is the most common type of eczema. It is an extremely common inflammatory condition of the skin. It may start any age but is most common in children, affecting 1 in every 5 children in the UK at some stage. The term ‘atopic’ is used to describe a group of conditions which include asthma, eczema […]

18th February 2016 4
Acne infographic

Acne infographic

Acne is a very common skin condition characterised by blackheads, whiteheads and pus-filled spots pustules. 80% of 11-30 year olds are affected.  It usually starts at puberty. Most teenagers in the Western world will have acne lesions at some point.  Areas affected by spots include the face, neck, back and chest. Some may have a more […]

11th February 2016 4
Melanoma Skin Cancer infographic

Melanoma Skin Cancer infographic

Every year, more than 13,000 people are affected by Melanoma skin cancer. That’s around 37 people who are diagnosed with the disease every day. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer, which arises from the pigment cells (melanocytes) in the skin. It is one of the most deadliest types of cancer, but when detected early […]

28th January 2016 4
Everything you need to know about retinol, god’s gift to your skin feature on Rich Girl Skin

Everything you need to know about retinol, god’s gift to your skin feature on Rich Girl Skin

While nothing turns back the clock (and thank goodness for that), retinol is the ultimate ingredient for dewy, youthful skin. A powerful antioxidant, retinol is a “cell-communicator” which means that it actually connects to and alters the behaviour of your cells. Dr. Nisith Sheth of Cedars Dermatology Clinic recommends women begin treating their skin with […]

27th January 2016 4
Top 5 tips for treating eczema

Top 5 tips for treating eczema

Eventually, I was able to wean myself off of the prescription meds and combat my eczema through changes in my lifestyle. In order to boost the findings from my own experience, I spoke to Dr. Nisith Sheth at Cedars Dermatology Clinic to get some expert insight into treating eczema. He explained that, although eczema is […]

21st January 2016 4
City living and your skin

City living and your skin

I can’t have been the only person that was slightly alarmed at the Time Out London story from last week.  Eight days into 2016 and London’s pollution levels are already above the annual limit.  For those of us city dwellers, this is definitely not good news for our skin. As skin is your outermost barrier, […]

11th January 2016 4
Topical Retinoids: Are they all the same?

Topical Retinoids: Are they all the same?

Any dermatologist worth their salt will advocate the use of topical retinoids to address anti-aging concerns. Since the first retinoids were developed in the early 1970s, they have become a firm favourite with both beauty editors and cosmetic dermatologists alike. Topical retinoids are derivatives of vitamin A. They work by increasing skin cell turnover, boosting […]

4th January 2016 4
How does a dermatologist look after their skin?

How does a dermatologist look after their skin?

Top dermatologist, Dr Anjali Mahto shares her skincare secrets One of the joys of being a dermatologist is combining years of medical training and experience in skin with my love for beauty and skincare.  Very few of us are lucky enough to be genetically blessed with perfect skin.  The majority of us need all the […]

17th December 2015 4
A cure for rosacea? with comments from Dr Anjali Mahto

A cure for rosacea? with comments from Dr Anjali Mahto

Express.co.uk approached Dr Anjali Mahto – who has a specialist interest in acne – from Cadogan Cosmetics about the condition. She explained: “It’s no longer called acne rosacea – it’s just rosacea these days. “We aren’t entirely certain what causes it but it is a long term skin condition, more common in women, and usually […]

25th November 2015 4
Get your skin ready for Christmas

Get your skin ready for Christmas

The Christmas holidays are fast approaching. That means parties, school plays but also cold winter days and nights. Here are a few tips to get your skin festive-season fit: 1) Changing your moisturisers The colder, drier months often require heavier moisturisers for all skin types.  Cream-based moisturisers are more hydrating than lotions. Gels tend to dry […]

19th November 2015 4
Tips for dry winter skin

Tips for dry winter skin

It’s been an unusually warm November in London but it will undoubtedly get colder soon. For many people that means drier skin for many people. Here are some tips to help you this season: Look after the extremities in extreme weather Hands These tend to suffer the worst in the cold. The hands in particular […]

6th November 2015 4
Warts and all: diagnosis and treatment

Warts and all: diagnosis and treatment

Summer (what we had of it anyway!) is over and the kids are back to school. This means seeing new and old friends and going back to PE lessons.  Meanwhile many grown-ups may be heading back to the gym as the autumn chill sets in.  Both can be welcome changes but they can also bring […]

30th September 2015 4
Acne: more tips from the experts

Acne: more tips from the experts

In this part of our blog on acne  we will talk about oral treatments and peels. Catch up with part one of acne: tips from the experts. Oral treatments Antibiotics When topical (cream) treatments are not enough, oral treatments are usually the next step in treatment.  Antibiotics are often the first type used.  Tetracyclines are […]

16th September 2015 4
Acne: tips from the experts

Acne: tips from the experts

Acne is a very common skin condition characterised by blackheads, whiteheads and pus-filled spots pustules. 80% of 11-30 year olds are affected.  It usually starts at puberty. Most teenagers in the Western world will have acne lesions at some point.  Areas affected by spots include the face, neck, back and chest. Some may have a more […]

7th September 2015 4
Dr Emma Craythorne comments on skin sensitivity in Xpose.ie

Dr Emma Craythorne comments on skin sensitivity in Xpose.ie

“A skin reaction occurs when the skin is in contact, either from within or externally, to a chemical or molecule that causes symptoms usually of redness, swelling or itch,” Dr Emma Craythorne of Cedars Dermatology explained to Cover Media. “Common things that may cause this externally would be infections; bacterial, viral or fungal; sunlight may […]

20th August 2015 4
Anjali Mahto comments in The Independent on female washing habits survey

Anjali Mahto comments in The Independent on female washing habits survey

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/women-you-might-not-shower-every-day-but-you-must-keep-up-the-skincare-regimes-10077565.html “There isn’t any hard evidence regarding how frequently we need to wash,” said consultant dermatologist Dr Anjali Mahto, a British Skin Foundation spokeswoman. “Cleansing the skin, however, is important for… skin health and preventing disease. Soaps and body washes remove dirt from the environment, microbes and sebum [oils] from the surface of the skin.” […]

1st March 2015 4
Dermatologists share skin care tips for your 40s and 50s

Dermatologists share skin care tips for your 40s and 50s

Studies have demonstrated that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun and indoor tanning damages the DNA in our skin cells. This not only increases a person’s risk for skin cancer, it can also lead to premature skin aging in the form of wrinkles and sun spots. November is National Healthy Skin Month in the US – the perfect time to learn how to maintain healthy skin care habits.

22nd November 2014 4
Study: Dermatologists the ‘pioneers’ for facial injectables

Study: Dermatologists the ‘pioneers’ for facial injectables

“Who are the Pioneers? A Critical Analysis of Innovation and Expertise in Cutaneous Non-Invasive Procedures” is examining all published research to determine which medical specialties have made the most advances in cosmetic treatments. The first segment of the just-released, first-of-its-kind study, focuses on botulinum toxins and four types of soft-tissue fillers.

28th November 2014 4