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 […]

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.  […]

Uriage Hyseac Mat


  One of the most common questions im asked is how to achieve flawless skin and minimise pores – especially in summer when we have more skin on show.  Making sure your using the right skin care routine is the most important first step.  If you have shiny greasy skin which is prone to acne you need […]

Cleanance Expert

cleanance expert

 One of the most frequently asked questions on the blog is in relation to acne in women in their 30′s and 40′s.  Many topical treatments for acne involve reduction of sebum which in turn can dry the skin out. However in skin which calls for anti-ageing products this action can make wrinkles and lines look […]

Hydrance Optimale Riche

hydrance optimale riche

A lot of us like to know what skin category were in.  Traditionally we think were either dry and flaky or greasy with acne.  Of course there’s always the old shiny T zone. However I think it’s a bit more complex than this.  A lot of women particularly over the age of 30 can have […]

Acne Update

acne 2014

Evening everyone.  I had a query yesterday from a follower about a new onset of acne in the over 30′s. unfortunately there has been a significant increase in women developing acne in their 30′s and 40′s.  Sometimes these ladies have never had acne before ! In a nutshell acne occurs when too much sebum is […]

Cleanance Gel for Acne


I’ve always had an interest in acne because I was the spotty teenager at the school disco. In my pre dermatology training I would turn the old wives tales of using toothpaste sudocream witch hazel etc of which none ever worked. To my advantage I started to learn about the causes of acne and how […]