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The skin is the largest organ in the human body. The fortunate thing is we are able to monitor its condition at all times and have direct access when we want to treat it! It is also vitally important to our appearance and self esteem, and we all want to do our best to get our skin looking and feeling great . At Skinsmart, we want to give you the best tips and most accurate information to ensure your skin health. Articles on our skin blog aim to address common skin issues, offering advice on how best to manage them.

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The relationship between stress and disease has been well described with many conditions proven to be triggered or exacerbated by stress. Well known examples are hypertension, migraines and epileptic seizures. However, does stress worsen skin conditions? The answer is a resounding ‘Yes’.  In fact, this has been clearly demonstrated during the pandemic over the last 18 months, when mounting emotional stress has triggered some skin diseases and caused other stable skin conditions to flare up.

Winter is fast approaching, so it’s high time to revisit the impact that winter weather has on the skin and look at what we can do to keep our skin hydrated and healthy in the colder months.

Anti-oxidants in Skincare

13 Apr 2021
Kesiree Naidoo
10 min read

What are anti-oxidants, what do they do and which ones are best? Skin ageing is a complex process driven by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Essentially it is a manifestation…

The relationship between stress and disease has been well described with many conditions proven to be triggered or exacerbated by stress. Well known examples are hypertension, migraines and epileptic seizures. However, does stress worsen skin conditions? The answer is a resounding ‘Yes’.  In fact, this has been clearly demonstrated during the pandemic over the last 18 months, when mounting emotional stress has triggered some skin diseases and caused other stable skin conditions to flare up.

Winter is fast approaching, so it’s high time to revisit the impact that winter weather has on the skin and look at what we can do to keep our skin hydrated and healthy in the colder months.

Anti-oxidants in Skincare

13 Apr 2021
Kesiree Naidoo
10 min read

What are anti-oxidants, what do they do and which ones are best? Skin ageing is a complex process driven by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Essentially it is a manifestation…





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Collagen : Inside and Out

1 Dec 2020
Kesiree Naidoo
15 min read

All you need to know about the Collagen craze. written by Dr Kesiree Naidoo Before we begin, what is collagen? Why is it important and why is there a sudden surge of interest in collagen? Collagen is a protein composed of three chains of amino acids, wound together in a tight triple helix. Each of…

The Causes and Treatment of Adult Acne

10 Sep 2020
Kesiree Naidoo
15 min read

The Causes and Treatment of Adult Acne written by Dermatologist, Dr Kesiree Naidoo Adult acne also known as late onset or post adolescent acne has been the anguished subject of many dermatology room consults worldwide. Its diagnosis is almost always followed by questions like ‘Why do I still have acne now? ‘or ‘Aren’t I too…

Ageing Gracefully

31 Mar 2020
Kesiree Naidoo
6 min read

We’re never ready for it but ageing is inevitable.We’re ageing both inside and outside but the skin, which is the largest organ in the human body, suffers from the added onslaught of environmental factors more than any of our internal organs. Certainly, we all care more about what is visible than what is not seen….

Serums are often the ‘wonder product’ of most skincare brands, and the go-to product for most dermatology and specialist skincare clinics. With so many different options, it isn’t always easy to know which product to choose or even how these can fit into your skincare regimen. So, let’s shed some light on the matter ……

Skinsmart 5 Steps

28 Jan 2020
Kesiree Naidoo
5 min read

Everyone wants ‘flawless skin’. A beautiful skin reflects good health and well being and makes us feel confident and attractive. We constantly look for the ‘holy grail’ of skincare to give a smooth, radiant, even-toned skin that is free of blemishes. However. while we aim for perfect skin most of us have some imperfections and…

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