How to Treat Excessive Sweating

The current hot weather feels great, but for many of us this might aggravate embarrassing problems of excessive sweating and body odour. There is a solution for this though! We have two types of sweat glands in our skin, so-called ‘eccrine glands’ and ‘apocrine glands’. Eccrine sweat glands are located all over our body and they produce a clear, odorless …

New Free Report: The Truth About Sun Protection

I am proud to announce the publication of our first free Skin Care Report! “The Truth About Sun Protection”. This report exposes some of the most commonly believed myths as to how people should best look after their skin. Shockingly, most people are completely unaware of the huge role the sun plays in ageing their skin, when this occurs (e.g. …

Nominated for Best Clinic in Aesthetic Awards 2012-2013

We are soooo thrilled to have reach the final of the Aesthetic Awards 2012-2013 as ‘Best Clinic’, ‘Practitioner of the Year’ AND ‘Best Customer Service’. Now it’s up to voting who wins and I would be really grateful, if you could help. Please vote for us in these three categories: – ‘European Dermatology London’ for ‘Best clinic’ – ‘Dr Stefanie …

Rosacea

Many women come and see me in my clinic with ‘breakouts’, thinking that these spots and pimples are acne. However, on examination and taking a thorough history, it often turns out that they don’t have acne, but rosacea. This is a chronic (i.e. persistent) skin condition that can look very similar to acne, but might need a different form of …

About Antioxidants and the Skin

‘Antioxidants’ is one of the biggest buzzwords in skincare these days. I get countless questions about them in clinic every day. There seems to be a lot of confusion about what exactly antioxidants are and how they should be used. So I have summarized the most important facts about antioxidants here: What is an antioxidant? Antioxidants are substances, which can …

Support our new charity “The Well of Joy Foundation”

Support our new charity, ‘The Well of Joy Foundation’ by joining us at our Launch Party ! The proceeds of the night will go to ‘Changing Faces’, an amazing organisation, which supports people and families whose lives are affected by conditions, marks or scars that alter their appearance. Join us on Saturday, 19th May 2012 at 7:30pm for a glamorous …

What is best for your ‘first time’ ?

An effective skincare regime is important for maintaining healthy, beautiful looking skin, but there might come a time when you want to do a bit more to turn back the clock. Thanks to a wide range of minimally invasive aesthetic procedures, we can now diminish the signs of ageing effectively and achieve natural appearing results non-surgically. However, it might seem …

Skin ageing is more than just lines and wrinkles

Here are the 8 most common giveaways: 1.) Lines and wrinkles: As we age, we develop ‘dynamic lines’ (i.e. lines caused by repeated movement of mimic muscles such as frown lines and crow’s feet) and ‘static lines’ (i.e. lines which develop independent of mimic movement such as the nose-to-mouth lines). 2.) Irregular pigmentation: With age, our skin tone become less …

Orgasms and Skin

I recently read in an article that Lady Gaga attributes her beautiful skin complexion to lots of orgasms. That statement sounds a little exaggerated, but might there be a drop of truth in it? What actually happens in our skin during an orgasm? There are in fact lots and lots of physiological processes happening in our skin during sex and …

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

With the American version of ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ movie hitting our cinemas, tattoos might become even more popular than they are already. However, it is not uncommon for women to get a tattoo thinking this is the best thing ever, but then regretting it later. Maybe even assuming that if they don’t like it any longer in …