Skin, Hair & Nails

Paracetamol can cause a deadly skin rash

Paracetamol (acetaminophen)… show me a household that doesn’t have it somewhere in a medicine cupboard and I’ll eat my hat. It is the most common drug ingredient and is found in more than 600 different over-the-counter and prescription medicines, including generic and store brand pain relievers, fever reducers, and sleep aids as well as cough, […]

Beware Of This Treatment For Rosacea…

You might be fooled into thinking that Mirvaso is just an innocent beauty cream to help treat the symptoms of rosacea, but the truth is far from it. It’s a drug and a powerful one at that. Just as powerful as any pill you would swallow… and the side effects can be just as bad […]

Are You Vitamin D Deficient?

In the past few years, vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, has been enjoying the media spotlight more and more — and rightfully so — because with all the benefits it has to offer, vitamin D is in the frontline in the fight against disease. Its disease-fighting benefits range from boosting your immune system to reducing […]

Drinkable Sunscreen? What Next?

The past weekend gave us a pleasant taster of what we can (hopefully!) expect weather-wise this coming summer, here in the UK. Along with the tempting promise of a warm and sunny summer, you’ll also see an increase in sunscreen manufacturers advertising their products. We’ve always maintained that 15 or 20 minutes of unprotected sun […]