It helps to be the biggest team of dermatologists in the region, looking after millions of customers. We gain a wealth of insight into everything skin and hair, which we’re happy to share with you. Scroll right through for what matters most to you. It’s science made simple.

8 Ways to Shrink Those Stretch Marks

They are long, thin and mostly parallel to one another. They start off as red or purple and gradually fade to a silvery white. Doctors often refer to them as stria, striae or, during pregnancy, striae gravidarum. And the rest of us just call them ‘stretch marks’. Stretch marks are common and rarely a sign of a medical condition, although they do cause distress of a cosmetic nature. Generally induced by excessive stretching of the skin,…

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9 Skincare Tips Every Bride-to-be in 2017 Needs to Follow

It’s magic. You have met your Prince Charming and you are now about to enter a new phase of your life. Your family, friends and photos will bear testimony to the fact that you did so confidently, being your radiant best. OK, so that takes a bit of work. Not too much, but yes, a bit. Here are nine ways to show your skin some special love. Remember that stress messes Planning a wedding can be…

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Dandruff Treatment

Dandruff

Flakes of skin from the scalp dotting the collar can be the source of much angst. This problem is common, chronic and primarily cosmetic. Although it could be uncomfortable, since it could make the scalp itch, it is not contagious. It is just difficult to get rid of. These flakes of dry scalp, though an eyesore, are a sign of the skin exfoliating- a normal function. This exfoliation is a feature of the lifecycle of skin…

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Nefertiti Face Lift

Nefertiti Face Lift

“Gauge the age.” That’s one of the first things most people do upon meeting others for the first time. The human eye and mind work together to make evaluations at lightning speed, running ancient algorithms. Now here’s the surprise. Turns out, the first signal is not the extent or depth of wrinkles. It’s the shape of the face. The contour. Specifically, the jawline. If we were to film our faces in timelapse over a span of…

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Hair Care

Another hair-loss myth goes down the drain

Hint: It’s not the water Bath time can turn into a nightmare when you see precious hair making its way to the drain. And the solution does not lie in wearing a shower cap forever. The secret life of hair There’s a common notion that hair, being made up of dead cells, has no life to it. Fact is, although the cells within the strand of hair may not be alive, there are tiny blood vessels…

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Kayaskin

Do you have FOFO?

“No, it can’t be.” Rita’s heart began to sink and her mind went into a spin. As a bead of cold sweat trickled down her back, her anxious fingers returned that spot where, under the soft skin, lay the beginning of a slightly harder spot. Ever so tiny, yet there. Challenging her. Demanding urgently that she look and worry. “Why me, why now?”, she thought to herself as she felt the spot again. A pimple on…

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Rejuvenating our stressed tresses

Science to rescue hurt and damaged hair Wear it long or short, in curls or poker straight, black, brown or blonde – it frames your  face and is your crowning glory.  And that’s precisely why you work hard to avoid bad-hair days. So you urge it into place by straightening, ironing or perming. Bring out its best by bleaching, colouring and highlighting. And flaunt it after styling, pinning or ponytailing. But then the hair often pays…

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Kaya Skin Care Products

The Beauty Of Science. The Science Of Beauty.

The Beauty Of Science. The Science Of Beauty. Looking fab… from the lab with kaya advanced formulations Science and beauty. Two concepts from opposite ends of the spectrum: one that’s cold logic and one that’s steeped in human emotions. When you think science you think galaxies far, far away…much like Star Wars. But recent developments have brought science closer to beauty than women in earlier times could ever have imagined. Think about it: every little thing…

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Pigmentation Solution

Brighten Up! We’re Going To Deal With Pigmentation.

Brighten Up! We’re Going To Deal With Pigmentation. Keeping a close eye on signs of skin ageing? Frown lines and crow’s feet are not the only indicators to watch out for. As the years roll by, the youthful, even-toned look begins to fade, and time begins to cast a shadow over beautiful skin. Ever so gradually, dark patches and spots make their appearance and skin tone turns uneven. Pigmentation: when you get too much of a…

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Winter Skincare

Winter Worries? Chill.

Enjoy the weather with ‘wintercare’ tips from our dermatologists “Why does it hurt when you smile?” Sounds like a cheesy 70s song, but it’s a question that comes up this time of the year. That nip and crackle in the air ends up hurting your skin. But hey, winter’s the time for a warm mug and a warm hug… and your skin could do with some TLC too. Fact is, winter is everyone’s favourite season in…

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