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.

How to Keep Ultraviolet Rays from Turning Ultra-Violent?

How to Keep Ultraviolet Rays from Turning Ultra-Violent? Whether it’s the UAE’s beautiful beaches that beckon you, or if you’re off to explore all those wonderful places within a couple of hours’ flying time, where the grass is greener and the air is cooler. Our nearest star blazes as brightly over there too, AND the days may be longer some places – which means there’s really no holiday from UV damage. However, things begin to look…

15 years of Kaya

From skin to comprehensive aesthetic care: a 15-year journey called Kaya Skin Clinic From a single clinic in the bustling heart of Dubai to the region’s leading fully owned chain with 24 clinics across the GCC, the Kaya growth story is a journey through learning, insights and opportunities. It all began in the summer of 2003, with a promise to deliver world class skin care in the Middle East.  The first Kaya Skin Clinic opened its…

Chin-up! Happier days ahead

Does that hint of a double chin get you worried? If so, put away any thoughts you may have of scarves, turtlenecks or chin-concealing hijab adjustments. Help is here. You can confidently get that well-defined chin and neck contour to cut a striking, elegant profile. What makes a chin double itself? A double chin, as this unpopular feature is popularly called, is the sagging caused in the chin area due to the excessive collection of fat…

The 7 types of Scars

Scars are a sign that nature is working at protecting us. When cell tissue gets wounded the adjacent areas of skin get working to heal the injury. Specialised cells, called fibroblasts, produce bundles of fibrous connective tissue made up of collagen to reconnect the tissue. These bundles of whitish, relatively inelastic fibres appear on the surface as a scar after the healing process has completed itself. The deeper the wound, the greater the chances of a…

Telomeres and Ageing

Our bodies say more than we know. They tattle about our past, present and future, in ways that we are only barely able to understand. And every one of the 37.2 trillion cells in our bodies join the conversation. The blueprint for every body is held within the nucleus of each cell – in strands of deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA.  And when we say that youthfulness is in your DNA, here’s what it means. DNA strands have…

Eczema

Is your skin inflamed? Dry, itchy, red? Sometimes flaring up with crusty fluid-filled bumps? Well, if it’s winter, it could be just the winter-itch. Or more. Skin dries out when the protective oils in the outermost layer, the stratum corneum, are depleted, reducing the water-holding capacity of the skin. This dry skin may become red, itchy and scaly – and eventually lead to a condition referred to as Eczema. Eczematous, or inflamed skin, can surface in…

Laser Hair Removal for Men

It’s faster. It’s smoother. It’s painless. And it’s here at Kaya! She said it took up too much of her time. She said the hair grew back too quickly. She said it hurt too much. No, she didn’t find excuses to avoid it. She only wished for something better… something she didn’t have to rearrange her entire schedule for, something that kept the hair off her body for longer and something that didn’t cause her pinching…

Isotretinoin: Severe Acne Treatment

Isotretinoin is a powerful medication used mainly to treat severe acne, especially certain types that cause aggravated suffering. While it can be highly effective, you’d be well advised to use extreme caution. Be especially aware of possible side effects. Although well qualified and experienced dermatologists exercise due care, no medication, least of all isotretinoin, should be taken for granted. This article aims to familiarise you with this potent medication, how it works, and what you should be watchful…

Face Your Skin

#faceyourskin Take charge. Feeling good in your own skin. Is that harder than it looks? Or easier than it sounds? Well that depends on the state your skin is in. And it could make all the difference in a competitive world where you live under social and professional scrutiny, knowing you’re being evaluated from every possible angle. Considering that power dressing begins with great skin, you’re under pressure to literally make every cell perform at peak….

Alopecia

Hair fall is a common concern that for almost everyone in the region! But when do you know if you need to start worrying? And when do you know it’s Alopecia!  This article is an attempt to explain this rare occurrence and what causes it to better equip yourself to deal with it should the need arise. Hair fall is normal The human body has around five million individual hairs. And a hundred thousand of those…

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