Eczema

What is Eczema? Eczema is a skin condition that can present itself in a variety of ways. It can occur all over the body but particularly in areas such as inner elbow, knees, wrists and ankles. It is generally linked to people with dry, sensitive skin. Symptoms of...

Dry skin care the South African way

What is dry skin? Dry skin can occur almost anywhere on your body and face, including heels and elbows. Initial symptoms of dry skin may include the skin feeling tight and rough; however, it may also become scaly, chapped and itchy as dryness worsens. In extreme cases...

Psoriasis

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, which causes new skin cells to form too quickly - almost 10 times faster than normal skin. With skin cells developing every 3 to 4 days instead of every 28 to 30 days, a rapid build up of skin occurs, causing...