First Aid for Winter Faces

Stella Magazine mentions my favourite tip La Roche Posay comes up with a ‘skin saver’ Ever since LRP sent me their Hydraphase Intense Serum. I have been impressed.  So much so that I have given bottles of it to favourite girl friends for Christmas this...

Fighting Drugs – and how to combat side effects

Medical treatment today is like riding on a Yo-Yo Yes, drugs can help us get better.  But, there is a downside:  taking these, their side effects can see you scratching at itchy skin, and wondering if you have been invaded by a colony of fleas!. Three months in...

Side Effects of antibiotics

Antibiotics can make us feel worse  before we get better – and play havoc with our skinMade to feel guilty that we rely too heavily on antibiotics, trying to avoid taking them is almost impossible. Recent stays in hospital meant I picked up three different...

Free skincare on NHS

Get helpful skincare on NHS for free  Dry skin is cancer patients bugbear – or this ….. Three days after starting on Tamoxifen, my body looked like this in some places, in others it had scaly patches you could peel off – quite interesting.  My face...

Patients can be Whistleblowers too

When drugs cause skin problems – what it’s like being a Whistleblower 30 pairs of eyes stared at me At a meeting of PCAG (Patient Committee Advisory Group) volunteers at my cancer hospital, everyone was staring accusingly at me, Things hadn’t gone...

Your face needs a Facial in this heat!

A GOOD Facial works wonders – especially now Suddenly, sunshine shows up stressed skin, especially if you don’t wear make-up.  Skin dries out, and the mirror makes you look older. So a facial is 100% essential!  If only to keep skin hydrated in...
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