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Acne and rosacea are skin conditions which millions of people in the UK face. 1 in 10 people have rosacea and 85% of people will have acne at some point in their lives – the statistics are staggering.

The ARA UK is a charity created by Professor Tony Chu, to educate 500 clinics and dermatologists and 2000 pharmacies about acne and rosacea in terms of the development, complications and how to effectively treat the many different cases.

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Scarring: The Story of our Lives Told on our Skin

Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve, you wear the story of your life on your skin. The skin is the body’s largest organ, which is subjected to numerous traumas over a lifetime which leave enduring marks, such as bites, burns, rashes, acne attacks, injuries and surgical incisions. By protecting your skin and treating it […]

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Men with Rosacea Face Different Symptoms

Clinical studies have suggested that rosacea may occur up to three times more frequently in women than in men. But the effects on men with rosacea shouldn’t be overlooked, especially in matters of the nose.     A study of more than 2,000 patients, both men and women experienced rosacea symptoms on their chin, cheeks and […]

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Prevent Post-Exercise Breakouts

In order to maintain a healthy body and skin, it is essential that we know all the ways to prevent post-exercise breakouts whether they’re on your face or your body. As long as you take the proper steps to maintain the best skincare that will keep your skin free of dirt and other bacteria then […]

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How to Get Rid of Forehead Acne

The forehead is one of the most common places for a breakout to occur and whilst there are some obvious explanations for forehead acne, there are also some less obvious factors that you might not be aware of: 1). Using hair products Using hair products daily can be a cause for forehead acne as the […]

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Ocular Rosacea

If you have Rosacea and suffer from eye problems such as irritation, inflammation, decreased vision, or conjunctivitis, you could be suffering from Ocular Rosacea and should seek treatment from your doctor. In order for an ophthalmologist to make a diagnosis, they will need to examine your symptoms, and your treatment will depend on the symptoms […]

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Acne-Rosacea Is NOT A Thing

Mirror mirror on the wall, what is the biggest skin myth of them all? So-called ‘Acne-Rosacea’ that’s what! For those of you who aren’t aware, Acne-Rosacea is essentially the Loch Ness Monster of skin; never proven to exist, never even seen by the human eye, and yet believed in by so many that you could be […]

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Does The Pill Affect Acne?

Often described as one of the greatest advances in both modern medicine and women’s liberation, the contraceptive Pill is one of the most widely used forms of birth control in the world. In 1961, women in the UK were given the ability to choose what they wanted for their bodies and their families. Since then […]

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The Different Types of Rosacea

In a world where we are bombarded with images of beautiful people, presenting us with impossibly high standards that we are supposed to live up to, it can be easy to become incredibly disheartened and self-conscious, especially when it comes to your skin. This is even truer for those who suffer from all different types […]

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Does Having Acne Mean You Don’t Wash Enough?

Does having acne mean you don’t wash enough? The answer is no, having acne does not mean you don’t wash enough. For starters, did you know that a whopping 1 in 5 adults suffer from acne and that around 85% of people will suffer from it at some point in their lives? While the common […]

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What Should You Do With Spots?

You may well be aware that picking, popping and scratching a spot is a no-no. Although, you may have been told otherwise or been unable to resist the urge and want to make it go away as fast as humanly possible by popping and removing the white head. Ultimately, (if done wrong) you’re left with […]

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