The Skin Nurse Skincare Blog

How To Get Rid Of Breakouts

How do you get rid of breakouts? If you don't have diagnosed Acne (which needs prescribed medication), you may still suffer with breakouts, for what often seems like no reason at all, but it could be due to one or more of any of these: Hormones Stress Change in diet...

How To Treat Dry Skin

How to treat a dry skin type, on the face is a question I’m often asked Dry skin lacks oil and usually ends up looking dull and sometimes a bit grey due to a build up of skin cells. Before we start, lets recap on the common signs of a dry skin type, you may have some...

Skincare Routines for Isolation – Lockdown

In this blog I’m talking skincare routines, specifically for us in isolation, during lockdown due to the coronavirus. Lots of us are seeing changes in our skin, there are many factors which will be contributing to this, go here for more on that. Keep it simple We’re...

Dry Patches AND Breakouts: Isolation Skin, Get the Low Down

So we were all expecting clear glowing skin whist were away from the pollution, stresses of work, dirt from commuting and wearing less make up, but oh no. It's like our skin is having a breakdown (and a breakout). I asked on my social media profiles and only a few...

The skin procedure all the celebrities are loving right now for glowing skin

We all want glowing skin, right?  Well this might be just what you've been looking for. Ive been offering this procedure for a few years now, but in 2019 I noticed how many celebrities and online influencers are raving about it more and more, for very good reason......

Winter Season Skin Survival Guide

Your quick and easy Skin & Health winter survival guide December is a busy ol' time for us all.  All the social events, all the shopping, the lack of sleep, alllll the treats!  Then before you know it, it's all over and suddenly it's A NEW YEAR! ...and so comes...

Post Party Skin Tips

Although most of my clients come to me for Botox and Dermal filler injections, I cant help but give them all my skincare advice too, it just comes natural to me and I love it. I love healthy glowing skin and that's what I want all my fab clients to have. Here are my...

Prepare your skin for your Christmas party

Pre Party Skin It's the festive season (Ho Ho Ho) we're all super busy with no extra time. We're loosing sleep here and there AND we've got so many people to see! Not to mention all the treats and chocolate that is EVERYWHERE!! As you may or may not already know,...

Are you following a skincare routine from the 80’s?

When it comes to skincare, it seems that a lot of people still follow a skin routine that was suggested back in the early 80’s (possibly 70’s!). The good old 'Cleanse, Tone and Moisturise' just won’t cut it anymore. We can do sooooo much better for our skin than that....

How To Choose The Right SPF For Your Skin Type

What sunscreen is best? Have you seen the ridiculous amount of sunscreens on the market? There are sooo many to choose from!  Last week I was shopping for a SPF for my daughters school bag in a well known highstreet chemist/shop and almost walked out again after...

How To Get Rid Of Breakouts

How do you get rid of breakouts? If you don't have diagnosed Acne (which needs prescribed medication), you may still suffer with breakouts, for what often seems like no reason at all, but it could be due to one or more of any of these: Hormones Stress Change in diet...

How To Treat Dry Skin

How to treat a dry skin type, on the face is a question I’m often asked Dry skin lacks oil and usually ends up looking dull and sometimes a bit grey due to a build up of skin cells. Before we start, lets recap on the common signs of a dry skin type, you may have some...

Skincare Routines for Isolation – Lockdown

In this blog I’m talking skincare routines, specifically for us in isolation, during lockdown due to the coronavirus. Lots of us are seeing changes in our skin, there are many factors which will be contributing to this, go here for more on that. Keep it simple We’re...

Dry Patches AND Breakouts: Isolation Skin, Get the Low Down

So we were all expecting clear glowing skin whist were away from the pollution, stresses of work, dirt from commuting and wearing less make up, but oh no. It's like our skin is having a breakdown (and a breakout). I asked on my social media profiles and only a few...

Winter Season Skin Survival Guide

Your quick and easy Skin & Health winter survival guide December is a busy ol' time for us all.  All the social events, all the shopping, the lack of sleep, alllll the treats!  Then before you know it, it's all over and suddenly it's A NEW YEAR! ...and so comes...

Post Party Skin Tips

Although most of my clients come to me for Botox and Dermal filler injections, I cant help but give them all my skincare advice too, it just comes natural to me and I love it. I love healthy glowing skin and that's what I want all my fab clients to have. Here are my...

Prepare your skin for your Christmas party

Pre Party Skin It's the festive season (Ho Ho Ho) we're all super busy with no extra time. We're loosing sleep here and there AND we've got so many people to see! Not to mention all the treats and chocolate that is EVERYWHERE!! As you may or may not already know,...

Are you following a skincare routine from the 80’s?

When it comes to skincare, it seems that a lot of people still follow a skin routine that was suggested back in the early 80’s (possibly 70’s!). The good old 'Cleanse, Tone and Moisturise' just won’t cut it anymore. We can do sooooo much better for our skin than that....

How To Choose The Right SPF For Your Skin Type

What sunscreen is best? Have you seen the ridiculous amount of sunscreens on the market? There are sooo many to choose from!  Last week I was shopping for a SPF for my daughters school bag in a well known highstreet chemist/shop and almost walked out again after...

I’m Banning the Term Anti-ageing

Why I’m Banning the Term ‘Anti-ageing’ It might seem strange for me, The Skin Nurse to take a stand against anti-ageing. I mean, isn’t that why people come to me? However, I’m not banning the idea of it, just the negativity surrounding it. Firstly, let’s just remember...

What is Active Skincare? What Are Active Skincare Ingredients?

What Are Active Ingredients in Skincare Products? Active ingredients are substances in skincare products that can make actual changes to your skin, helping to alleviate certain skin complaints. These are ingredients that work on your skin at a cellular level. Now, a...

The Reality of Using Active Ingredients

There’s a good reason why a lot of skin products don’t actually do much: Despite all their snazzy marketing campaigns and big promises, most fail to do exactly what they say on the tin!  Why? Because the active ingredient in the product is minimal. If you've not...

Adult Acne Case Study

Glamourous celebrities such as Victoria Beckham and Cameron Diaz have both suffered from, and overcome adult acne - so there is relief out there! I often get asked 'Why am I getting spots at my age?' Fact: More than 80% of cases of adult acne occur in women, and...

Serum for radiant smooth glowing skin

Product focus- Retexturing Activator This gorgeous dual-action serum simultaneously exfoliates skin and replenishes moisture for radiant and smoother looking skin.  I love to apply this before bed at night and leave it to work its magic - then wake up with super...

What is Pigmentation?

Simply put, pigmentation is the colour in our skin ( hair and eyes). We all have different amounts of pigment in our skin and this is determined by the amount of melanin (the colour) which our bodies produces. The amount of melanin produced depends on two things: One...

Skinceuticals’ new Glycolic 10 Renew Overnight cream

I always get excited when a new Skinceuticals product is released. ...not because I get invited to a launch evening in a posh London hotel and not because I get a new toy to play with... but mostly because Skinceuticals products are tried, tested, researched, improved...