Blyss Skin Clinic Clovelly

Skin Conditions

How to manage blotchy skin

Skin is determined genetically from birth. Unfortunately, however, those of us with fairer skin seem to be more prone to uneven, red, inflamed or blotchy skin. Jodie King explains.

How to manage acne – at any age

Acne is a complicated medical condition that affects approximately 85 per cent of adolescents. However, it’s not just a teen problem – 30 per cent of adults between 20 and 60 are still suffering from breakouts. Research shows that only 30 per cent of
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Acne is a complicated medical condition that affects approximately 85% of adolescents and some adults at some stage of their life. Research shows that only 30% of sufferers consult a Doctor or Dermal Clinician/Therapist for their condition.


Rosacea is a skin condition that effects mostly light-skinned adults between the age of 30 and 60. It is characterised by permanent redness, pimples and noticeable blood vessels, mainly in the central area of the face.


Changes in our skin are the most visible signs of ageing. Skin ageing is influenced by many factors including ultraviolet radiation, excess alcohol consumption, smoking, environmental pollution, stress and poor nutrition.


When these pigment cells (melanocytes) become damaged or unhealthy, melanin production is affected. This can cause hyper pigmentation. Hyper pigmentation is a darkening of the skin, and can visually add up to 12 years to our perceived age.
scar reduction

Scar Reduction

Scars are indentations in the skin that occur after a trauma to the skin such as acne, surgical incisions, burns or trauma. Scarring can cause distress for those affected. While it is not possible to remove all scarring, significant improvements can