Pure Skin Clinic

Day: May 23, 2021

THE 3 R’S

Repair: is the first step in skin treatment. Everyone has a different skin concern – discoloration, redness, breakouts, dryness or wrinkles, reactive skin. These are all indications of compromised skin. Without the skins barrier defence functioning properly, the inner world of the epidermis (outer layer of skin) and dermis (deeper layer of skin) is open …

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PIGMENTATION

There are various types of pigmentation, from hereditary conditions, birthmarks, to trauma and sun damage. The colour of your skin is determined by the level of melanin (or pigment) in the skin. It ‘colours’ your skin, hair and the iris of the eyes. Your level of melanin depends on race and exposure to sunlight. Production …

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SCARRING

Scars develop after accidents, surgery, specific diseases and chronic wounds. They are caused by injuries that reach down to the corium. Depending on the specific zones of the body there is also a different healing process to observe. While wounds on mucous membranes heal without scarring, specific medical conditions like e.g. acne and chickenpox leave …

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Acne

Typical types of acne include: scaly red skin, blackheads and whiteheads, papules (pinheads), pustules (pimples) and nodules (large papules). All acne can result in scarring, however in darker skin scarring can be more prevalent. Acne most often affects areas of the skin densely populated with sebaceous follicles; including the face, upper part of the chest …

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