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Fact file on harmful skin lightening ingredients

Written by: Kofi Dwinfour

The following ingredients found in some skin lightening products have been proven to be harmful to health and cause permanent skin damage.
For information about how Trading Standards are stamping out the illegal trade in skin lightening creams please read this blog.

Using Turmeric face masks to fight acne, eczema and other skin conditions

by Kofi Dwinfour


Turmeric is widely used as a kitchen ingredient and it adds a distinct flavour and colour to dishes. It is also used for a wide variety of health purposes and is even a popular ingredient of many herbal supplements. In addition to being a fantastic kitchen ingredient and natural alternative turmeric also has benefits that people who want to look and feel better would surely be glad about. (more…)

Internet acne education with automated counselling tested in clinical trial

By Kofi Dwinfour

An Internet-based acne education program that included automated counselling was not better than a standard educational website in improving acne severity and quality of life in adolescents, according to an article published by JAMA Dermatology.

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Many acne patients don’t take recommended medication

by Tayla Holman, EmaxHealth

Originally published here

A small study has found that many acne patients do not take all of their recommended medications.

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Spotlight on… Acne

by Deen Kurrimbux

Acne is a common skin condition that will affect most people at some stage in their lives. It is more prevalent in adolescents or those in transition from childhood to adulthood, although it can spontaneously flare up at any time after adolescence. The affected areas are usually in the face, back and chest. Other locations are also commonplace.

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