Is doing a Liz Hurley really good for your skin?

Several newspapers are currently reporting that Liz Hurley applies moisturisers up to 10-times each day and are claiming that this habit may be the secret to her young-looking and glowing skin. You may have seen the article in the Daily Mail for example Is moisturising your skin 6- to 10-times per day really a good idea? As a cosmetic dermatologist …

New evidence on adult acne

While acne was formerly seen as an infectious skin disease, more recent data have revealed acne to be primarily an inflammatory process in the skin. Acne is therefore today seen as a chronic inflammatory skin condition (bacterial overgrowth is of course also present, but it’s not of single-handed importance, as was thought before). Overall, acne is a multifactorial process with …

Ignorance…

The other day the insurance of one of our patients wrote to us, claiming that “PRP needling is an experimental and unproven treatment “. I wrote to them saying that I strong disagree with their opinion and I would be very interested to hear what evidence they could possibly base this statement on. My own, informed (!), opinion about PRP …

Which treatments help to build collagen?

As we age, our skin gets a little ‘lazy’ and collagen production slows down. There are various regenerative treatments available that can stimulate the dermis to boost collagen. Two of our most popular regenerative treatments at Eudelo are PRP Needling and Laser Facials. In-clinic treatments: PRP Needling is a combination of Medical needling and PRP (platelet rich plasma). Medical needling …

Superdrug introducing a ‘botox’ service – good or bad?

Superdrug just announced the launch of an in-store botox and filler service, starting with prices of £99. Is that good or bad? I have to admit that we are wary about this. While we welcome that there is an increasing public dialogue about cosmetic injectables, a budget service such as this rings alarm bells for me. Superdrug is of course …

Summer skincare

Just like you wouldn’t wear winter clothes in summer, you might want to tweak your skincare products throughout the seasons. While in winter your skin may benefit from slightly richer skincare, in summer, it’s all about making it as light as possible. Rich skincare including facial oils will clog up your pores even more than they would in winter, so …

The two vitamins in skincare nobody should be without!

We believe that the most important topical vitamins in skincare are vitamin C and A. Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) is multifunctional and essential for maintaining healthy, beautiful skin. It can neutralize reactive oxygen species, regenerate vitamin E, stimulate collagen production, reduce collagen degrading enzymes, and help protect our skin against sun and pollution damage. Many skincare formulations claim to use …

Lip fillers and the Eudelo Lip Smoothie – All you need to know!

What happens to our lips as we age? With age, the general facial deflation we experience also affects our lips. They gradually become thinner, less ‘rosebud’ plump, and develop fine vertical lines both on them and around the contours. This is greatly accelerated in smokers, but occurs in non-smokers, too. What is the profile of the average woman opting for …

How does selective radiofrequency for painless fat loss work?

There are various (some more some less effective…) methods for non-surgical fat and circumference reduction around. Here at Eudelo, we chose to work with a combination of selective radiofrequency (this is different from Thermage and Co!) and shock wave (acoustic wave) treatment – this treatment package is called the ‘Eudelo Body’. The treatment destroys fat cells with heat (don’t worry, …

Can the sun make my acne worse?

I hope you all enjoyed the sunny bank holiday in London. One question I often get asked in clinic is whether the sun is good for acne. Well, let’s have a closer look! Most acne sufferers will actually report an improvement of their condition when they are in the sun, for example on holiday. The reason for this is that …