SkinMed Topical News

Beautiful Skin Through Menopause

Menopause, by definition, is when a woman has not had a menstrual period for 12 months. The time leading up to eventual cessation of these periods is referred to as ‘peri-menopause.’ This is marked by commonly known symptoms such as hot flushes, mood swings and sleep disturbances...Read more.


Acne, The condition worrying teenagers

Acne is a problem that worries teenagers’ world over. They are the black or red eruptions that develop predominantly over the face. Though benign in nature, their presence causes much anxiety to the sufferer....Read more.


4 Tips for Pigmentation

If you are prone to breakouts, you’re not alone. Acne is the single most common skin condition in the United States. The good news is, once you’ve determined the type of acne you have, there are a variety of ways you can treat and prevent it going forward....Read more.


3 Types of Acne

If you are prone to breakouts, you’re not alone. Acne is the single most common skin condition in the United States. The good news is, once you’ve determined the type of acne you have, there are a variety of ways you can treat and prevent it going forward....Read more.


Why showering with soap could be harming your health!

Chemicals strip away the bacteria that keep us free from acne and eczema, expert claims! Most of us wouldn't dream of going a day without showering with soap. But being too clean could actually be harming our health...Read more.


Scarring: the story of our lives told on our skin

Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve, you wear the story of your life on your skin. The skin is the body’s largest organ, which is subjected to numerous traumas over a lifetime which leave enduring marks, such as bites, burns, rashes, acne attacks , injuries and surgical incisions. ...Read more.


The Best Acne Treatment Revealed

People have different skin types. Due to the pollution and stress we all have to deal with everyday, having a pimple is normal. But before it gets worse, what are the best acne treatments on the market?...Read more.


Acne Can Affect More Than Just Teenagers

Acne tends to affect most teenagers to some degree. And in most cases, it is a mild temporary condition that is not permanent. But some teenagers develop severe acne problems that dramatically...Read more.


5 Healthy Summer Skin Tips

Summer is here, and as the weather warms up you may want to make some adjustments to your skincare routine, around 90% of rosacea patients claim their condition changes in through the seasons and around half of those experience a dramatic increase in their skin condition symptoms during spring and Summer...Read more.


Aging Explained and How to Stop it Dead in it's Tracks!

When it comes to ageing, most people first turn to facial skin care to hide the signs. From sagging skin to pigmentation spots, appearance of fine lines and excessive dryness - these are issues...Read more.


Keep Pigmentation at Bay During Summer

Dependant on your skin, you need a good quality face wash over the hot season. It will refresh your skin, removing impurities and make your face clean and spot free, if you have sensitive skin it’s important to...Read more.


All About Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition that causes redness and pimples on your nose, cheeks, chin, and forehead. It usually varies in severity, and is the only condition that is not related to your general health....Read more.


Many Adults are Affected by Rosacea

Many adults are affected by an inflammatory skin disease known as rosacea, which generally appears on the nose and cheeks. Most of the time this condition is chronic, and often will randomly appear and disappear...Read more.


Puzzled by Pimples?

Is Acne a thing of the past or are your random breakouts saying otherwise? Hormones and stress aren’t the only factors to blame for those pesky pimples. Here are pimple-causing things you should take note of. Read on and zap those zits forever...Read more.


The Difference Between Acne and Rosacea

Acne is a very difficult condition for anyone, young or old. But of course acne is not the only problem that one can have with their skin, whether it’s the skin on their face or anywhere else. Cysts, moles ... Read more.


SkinMed Loyalty Points Scheme

SkinMed are pleased to annouce the launch of our brand new Loyalty Points Scheme ... Read more.


What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a long-term skin disorder that causes the facial skin tissue to redden, predominantly on the cheeks, nose and also on the forehead and chin. Inflammation of the ... Read more...


Acne Scars

Scars are formed when the deep thick layer of skin is damaged. This can be caused by acne or damage to the ... Read more...


Acne and Suicide

Over the years there have been many reports on acne, depression and in the most serious of cases, suicide. This is mostly... Read more...


Men with Rosacea Face Different Symptoms

Clinical studies have suggested that rosacea may occur up to three times more frequently in women than in men...Read more...


People are asking 'What really is Acne'

We probably all know Hormones are part of it, but surprisingly for many your hormone levels don’t change. In fact in 100% of male acne cases and around 70% of female acne cases, hormone levels are the same before......Read more...


An Insight Into Acne

More adult women are getting pimples than ever before, according to a study presented last March at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting......Read more...


Keeping your hands off your pimples helps avoid infections and acne scarring

It's normal to want a spot gone right away, but if you pop it, you could be risking an infection and scarring......Read more...


Recent Article in Good Housekeeping

Check out our recent article in Good Housekeeping ........Read more...


November is Health Focus Month

Find out how adding a few more vegetables and a cheeky glass of wine can improve your skin........Read more...


Get your skin prepared for the Festive Season

Years can be added to our appearance by an uneven skin tone, which is instrumental in prematurely ageing us. Despite previous assumptions, recent research indicates that the process of cells producing melanin termed melanogenesis is in fact only responsible for approximately seven percent of uneven skin tone......Read more...


Don't Let Your Skin Dry Up Through Winter

The change in temperature and weather conditions can effect your skin, especially in the colder winter months........Read more...


Fashion Slant Blog

Peter Roberts founded SkinMed, a company dedicated to finding ‘Solutions for skin, medically tested’. Since my facial with Lee Garrett, I have been using products from SkinMed’s Aknicare range and seeing amazing effects. As someone who has suffered with Acne since puberty......Read more...


Terproline Body Cream is a Feature in BEST Magazine

Click here to view the Best Luxe of the week article featuring SkinMed's Terproline Body Cream ......Read more...


November / December SkinMed Newsletter - Get your skin prepared for the Festive Season

Years can be added to our appearance by an uneven skin tone, which is instrumental in prematurely ageing us. Despite previous assumptions, recent research indicates that the process of cells producing melanin termed melanogenesis is in fact only responsible for approximately seven percent of uneven skin tone......Read more...


Caring for Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin affects up to 50% of the population and is generally characterised by symptoms that are generally felt and not seen, such as itching and burning but can result in visible signs such as reddening and skin flaking. Sensitive skin generally describes a condition of hyper reactivity to external and internal triggers, including.......Read more...


August / September SkinMed Newsletter - Olympian Skin Care from SkinMed

Some of us may be sick of hearing about it but there is no escaping them; the 2012 London Olympics are coming! Years of development and research have gone into the London Olympics. This hard work and dedication is something that we at SkinMed can relate to. At SkinMed, we are always striving to ensure that we are delivering the best possible products to you our valued customers.......Read more...


Your uneven skin tone may not be pigmentation

Years can be added to our appearance by an uneven skin tone, which is instrumental in prematurely ageing us. Despite previous assumptions, recent research indicates that the process of cells producing melanin termed melanogenesis is in fact only responsible for approximately seven percent of uneven skin tone......Read more...


Scarring: the story of our lives told on our skin

Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve, one wears the story of ones life on their skin. The skin is the body’s largest organ, which is subjected to many traumas over a lifetime which leave enduring marks, such as bites, burns, rashes, acne attacks and surgical incisions. .....Read more....


Acne and Hormonal sensitivity

At SkinMed we believe that hormonal sensitivity causes the loss of essential fatty acids from the skin and it has been shown that the oil (sebum) of acne sufferers can lose up to 90% of its linoleic acid content. Such a change causes a rapid increase in the rate the skin loses water .....Read more....


February Newsletter: Vital information on keeping your skin healthy for longer

Moisturise: as the skin ages, it starts to lose its ability to perform one of its significant functions of keeping water in the skin and the body. This not only results in dry skin, but also in a greater water loss through the skin. Body lotions that mimic and replace the skins oils.....Read more....


Understanding Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris, KP or also follicular keratosis, is genetic in origin but the precise causes of keratosis pilaris have not yet been determined. Still, many doctors believe that the cause of Keratosis pilaris is the overproduction of keratin inside the skin. This excess gets trapped inside the follicle, developing a bump.......Read more....


Which vitamins are important for your skin?

With the days getting colder and the bugs’ flying around, it’s easy to forget that it’s not only your health that needs extra care and attention in the colder winter months.  Along with many everyday factors, the harsh conditions such as cold temperatures and biting winds...... Read more....


At home skin care techniques

During these tough financial times, people are looking for ways to keep their skin looking good but at little cost. We have come across 2 safe and inexpensive skin care techniques that you can prepare yourself from ingredients found in your kitchen. These recipes...... Read more....


November Newsletter - Maximize the success at a reduced price

Here are some interesting facts which many people relate to. We often hear ‘avoid red foods and drinks’, but these statistics are interesting and in some ways support this. Anything that can increase blood flow to the peripheral areas (cheeks) can be a rosacea trigger...... Read more....


October Newsletter

We would like to thank you for your custom and know you will continue to benefit from our products and have great skin. SkinMed constantly strive to improve our offerings and only bring you clinically proven products which have good medical research behind them. We also want to give you great value and other ways of improving your skin....... Read more....


Dealing with Nodular and Cystic Acne

Nodules and cysts are harder to treat than your run-of-the mill pimples. Treatment for nodules and cysts usually require prescription-strength medicines.
Acne forms when a hair follicle duct ‘pore’ is clogged with dead skin cells, excess oil and bacteria. There are several types of acne...... Read more....


SPOT ON Article as Featured in Cosmetic News

Spot On Article examines the cause and treatment for Acne - including Aknicare.....Read more....


Boost your Immune System - Save yourself from the flu virus

It is really important that we keep our immune system in top condition through the winter months. The flu can affect us all but those with chronic illnesses, asthma and older people are more at risk and less able to combat it, making their condition worse still.....Read more....


Central Heating & Clear Skin - Protect Your Skin

It's all too tempting to turn up the central hearing, but what affect is this having on our skin? Central heating, temperature changes and the cold winter weather can wreak havoc .....Read more....


Acne, Rosacea and the link to MRSA

There is growing evidence that the major cause of MRSA is the inappropriate over prescribing of antibiotics by general practitioners. This is not news and it is common knowledge that most infections are viral and do not require antibiotics.....Read more....


Acne Tips

Acne is "the" most common of all the skin problems. A vast amount of teenagers and in some cases adults, are affected by acne. Facial acne is the most common but acne can also appear on different parts of the body like the shoulders, upper arms, back and neck. Whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, cysts, nodules are some forms of acne. Most teenage acne sufferers....Read more...


Ocular Rosacea

If you have Rosacea and suffer from eye problems such as irritation, inflammation, decreased vision, or conjunctivitis, you could be suffering from Ocular Rosacea and should seek treatment from your doctor....Read more...


Acne Scars and Procedures which could help the Scar Tissue

A detailed and comprehensive discussion of acne scars starts with causes of scarring, prevention of scarring, types of scars, and treatments for scars....... Read more...


Rosacea - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Rosacea is a disease that affects the skin on the face. It often begins as redness that looks like a blush across the nose, cheeks, chin or forehead. Other symptoms may also occur such as small blood vessels...... Read more...


Acne Treatment - The Facts

Before considering your acne treatment, it is important to know a few quick facts about acne and its treatment. There is no direct link that diet can cause acne, however eating a healthy diet is beneficial to your skin and overall health...... Read more...


Acne Scars

Scars are formed when the deep thick layer of skin is damaged. This can be caused by acne or damage to the skin and is the result of the natural healing process of the skin. The formation of scars occurs...... Read more...


Vitamin Photo Aging

It goes without saying that the body must have an adequate intake of vitamins for long-term health. But do vitamins have a measurable effect when applied topically to the skin for the treatment of sun damage? Many cosmeceuticals products.... Read more...


Exercise and Acne?

Some people notice their acne got worse after exercise, especially on their back. Why? Read more...


Acne and Pregnancy

When you have the option of treating acne correctly, it's a good idea to take those steps necessary to clear up your complexion. However, sometimes in life, you don't have that option and.... Read more...


Acne Stages Defined

No matter what you call them - zits, pimples, blackheads, or blemishes - acne lesions can wreak havoc on your social life and seriously impact your self-esteem. Read more...


Acne Cream Ingredient Causes Death?

Shocking information on a clinical trial with tretinoin. Read more..


Acne Treatment and Skin Hydration of dry skin conditions using Lipid Boosting

Fatty Acids and Lipids and their role in acne, psoriasis and eczema and other dry skin conditions. Read more..


ACNE (and ROSACEA) link to MRSA development

MRSA (multi resistant staphylococcus aureus) is a huge problem in many hospitals leading to numerous deaths and increased hospital stays longer than normal. This has a huge impact on beds let alone peoples safety and confidence in their hospital. Read more...