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How do you get rid of stretchmarks? Guardian article

Stretchmarks affect more than half the population and can appear if there is rapid stretching of the skin. They commonly occur on the abdomen and breasts of pregnant women, in adolescents undergoing a growth spurt and in those who are overweight. Dr Emma Edmonds looks at how to get rid of stretchmarks.

Is there a long-term cure for dandruff? Guardian article

Dandruff is actually caused by an oily scalp (not the over-dry scalp many assume), which can encourage the yeast Malassezia to grow. The trick is to treat it regularly. Dr Emma Edmonds talks about a cure for dandruff.

The perfect clear scalp Sunday Express article

Dandruff can be embarrassing and distressing but having the perfect clear scalp needn’t be a long-term problem if you follow a couple of simple rules, says expert Emma Edmonds, head & shoulders dermatologist.

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Catch the cleaning bug Metro article

According to research by the UK Hygiene Council, one-third of us have never given the house a spring clean and some experts think that could lead to a rise in MRSA in the home.

So do we catch the cleaning bug? Can we be too clean? Dermatologist Emma Edmonds of the British Skin Foundation explains the controversial hygiene hypothesis.

Skin cancer – know what to look for Hello magazine article

“In order to reduce the risk of skin cancer, make sunscreen – SPF15 minimum – your last line of defence after clothing, hats and shade,” Dr Edmonds advises. Avoid the sun completely between 11am and 3pm.”

Drinking two litres of water a day keeps your skin clear Hello magazine article

Our bodies are designed to detox the whole time – that’s what our liver and kidneys are for – and there are incredibly sophisticated mechanisms in place to keep our water content balanced for the good of the whole body,” says Emma Edmonds of the British Skin Foundation. Drinking two litres of water a day keeps your skin clear.

The dermatologist Cosmo magazine article

You might always apply sun cream on holiday, but most ageing effects of the sun occur day to day. Up to 80% of the sun’s damaging UV light gets through cloud, and exposure can happen in the shade and even while you are indoors. In a typical week, UV-radiation exposure can total nearly 20 hours.

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Acne Rosacea – the free library article

Most sufferers of Acne Rosacea have certain triggers – including caffeine and spicy foods. Dr Edmonds says: “Traditionally, it’s been thought that alcohol could make it worse, but the jury’s out on that.” Aloe vera gel can be soothing.

Alum is nature’s first deodorant Sourcewire article

“Although it can be unpleasant, sweating is basically your body’s way of controlling your body temperature and keeping you cool in hot weather, or when you’re exercising. Sweat itself does not smell. The scent we associate with body odour occurs when the bacteria on the skin’s surface start to break down the sweat. Alum has been used for hundreds of years for its deodorising and antibacterial properties” says Dr Emma Edmonds. As such Alum is nature’s first deodorant.

Healthy skin NPA 2006 article

Having healthy skin is important because it is the interface between humans and their environment and the skin is  largest and most visible organ.

Functions of the skin include protection against chemicals and ultraviolet light, preservation of a balanced internal environment by preventing loss of water, electrolytes, macro-molecules, temperature, regulation, sensation, vitamin D synthesis, psycho-social, display and cosmetic.

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