How to Treat Eczema on your Face

Eczema is a condition when the skin dries out and becomes scaly. When Eczema flare ups occur on your face, not only is it very itchy, it can also be uncomfortable, and embarrassing. So, how do I treat an Eczema flare up on my face? By treatment we are referring to managing your environment and … Read more

What is Eczema and what does it look like

According to the South African Medical Journal (SAMJ), Eczema effects about 8.3% of the South African population. Most of the effected population is in the early childhood age range, but there are some people are suffer repeat flare ups all through life. Additionally, the SAMJ reports an increase in the prevalence of Eczema in the … Read more

Side effects of the top skin bleaching products used in South Africa, and why you should always consult your Dermatologist for skin whitening

Skin colour is dictated by the chemical melanin in the body. Most of the active ingredients in skin bleaching products (listed below) discussed here will affect melanin in some way. If you are desperate to get a lighter skin tone, and considering trying at home treatments and creams then make sure you understand what the … Read more

What’s best for you and your skin, microdermabrasion or laser treatment for acne scars

Faxel Treatment

Let’s start with understanding microdermabrasion Microdermabrasion is a mechanical technique that involves grinding off the outer layers of skin to leave behind new and fresh skin. Note that the outer layer of skin is called the epidermis, and the most outer layer of the epidermis is when all the dead skin cells are still attached, … Read more