Skin

Caring for your skin

Skin care in autumn

As your summer tan fades to sallow yellow, the remains of mini-scars from insect bites and scratches from your camping trips could loom into view on your now-pale skin.

How to remove a fishing hook

If you love fishing, no doubt you've at some point have had to remove a fishing hook from your hand or finger. Here's how to do it.

Stretch marks and how to treat them

Stretch marks, also called striae, are narrow, streak-like depressions of the skin that form in areas of dermal damage produced by stretching of the skin.

Have you used skin lighteners?

Take this quick survey to participate in important research into the use of skin lightening products in South Africa.

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Dr Suretha Kannenberg holds a degree in Medicine and a Masters in Dermatology from the University of Stellenbosch.

She currently runs a dermatology practice in Cape Town’s northern suburbs and her specialities include eczema, childhood skin conditions and acne.

She also has a passion for enhancing natural beauty through cosmetic procedures.

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