Elave Baby Range

I’ve just had some feedback from a friend who was looking for some advice around nappy care for her teething 6 month old who has eczema.  Firstly I advised her to ditch the wipes as they can irritate underlying skin conditions. Secondly I advised her to swap her usual barrier cream to elave sensitive nappy […]

Bioderma Photoderm MAX


What a beautiful week its been.  Unfortunately it seems that the sunsmart message has fallen on a lot of deaf (and red ) ears. Remember from 1st March until the end of September we need to use a high factor sunscreen, wear protective clothing, wear sunglasses seek shade between 11am and 3 om and wear […]

Avene Physiolift


  From speaking to women on this blog and speaking to friends many of us feel that anti-ageing skincare can be too stringent for use on sensitive skin or are expensive/ ineffective when used.   Retinol, Hylaronic Acid and collagen remain pillars of anti ageing treatments recommended by dermatologists.  However retinol can be difficult to use […]



  Rosacea is an extremely common skin condition among Irish people with 1 in 10 people experience redness and blushing flushing of the cheeks, chin and nose.  Rosacea is thought to affect more women than men, yet symptoms tend to appear worse in males.  The exact cause of rosacea is unknown however a number of […]

My Top Three Acne Tips


  Apparently every day is a school day and you can learn new things every week.  Last week I found out that acne is the most searched dermatological condition on social media !  Apparently there’s a lot of people suffering from acne looking for causes and treatments.  A lot of misinformation exists on line particularly […]

Elave Baby Nappy Cream


Something I have been passionate about for a long time is skin care for small people.  Recent research has shown that babies born into families with eczema, asthma or hayfever are more likely to develop eczema at a young age especially if soaps and highly perfumed lotions and creams are used from birth.  It is […]

Bioderma Sebium

Bioderma have been available on our selves in Ireland now for the last year.  It may be fresh to Ireland but has been a cult favourite with Hollywood ladies Gwyneth Paltrow and Scarlett Johansson. Its acne range has an active serum called Fluidactiv which is a patened product found in all its anti acne formulations.  […]

Bioderma Sensibio DS / Seborrhoeic Dermatitis

bioderma ds

Seborrhoeic dermatitis is a common, chronic or relapsing form of eczema/dermatitis that mainly affects the scalp and face. There are infantile and adult forms of seborrhoeic dermatitis. The cause of seborrhoeic dermatitis is not completely understood. It is associated with proliferation of various species of the skin commensal Malassazia in its yeast form. Seborrhoeic dermatitis […]

Avene Physiolift Precision Wrinkle Filler


  A regular question I get is from women who want to their skin to look younger but don’t want to take the step of injectable solutions. Young skin is awash with hyaluronic acid, collagen and elastin.  Unfortunately when we get older we lose these components leading to sagging, wrinkles and lines.  Therefore the obvious […]


uriage 2

    A few years ago I was introduced to the Uriage range in the form of a barrier cream for fissured skin and I loved it.  For some reason it dissapered from shelves but is now back with a bang and im loving the huge range they offer. Like many fabulous French ranges its […]