Over the years, too much time outdoors can put you at risk of wrinkles, age spots, scaly patches known as actinic keratosis, and skin cancer. In this month’s journal I explain the benefits of daylight photodynamic therapy (PDT), a light-based treatment for pre-cancerous, sun damaged skin.
Big pimples always seem to arrive at the worst possible moments. Pimples, or acne, are made up of a combination of sebum, dead skin cells and bacteria that have accumulated within a pore and form a plug, leading to inflammation and swelling. While there is no magic eraser for blemishes, here are a few tips for improving their appearance as quickly as possible.