Health tips

Find skin health and beauty care tips to help maintain a healthy and vibrant skin here.

Don't scratch that itch!

Do you have an itch? Dry homes, chemical cleansers and contagious infections can cause skin discomfort. Here are some tips for relief:

Speel klaar met jeuk- en krapplekke

Meer son op jou vel gedurende die somermaande beteken ook meer velirritasies. Dit is ook 'n ope uitnodiging aan allerhande gediertes wat onder jou vel wil kom inkruip. Volg ons someroorlewingsgids en speel klaar met jeuk- en krapplekke.

Fragrant ageing

Stay away from perfumed or flavoured suntan lotions which smell of coconut oil or orange if you want your skin to stay young.

Beware the blisters

There are few better ways to enjoy the great outdoors than doing a hiking trail.

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Dr Suretha Kannenberg holds a degree in Medicine and a Masters in Dermatology from the University of Stellenbosch. She is employed as a consultant dermatologist by Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Academic Hospital, where she is involved in clinical duties and the training of medical students and dermatology residents. Her areas of interest and research include vitiligo, eczema and acne. She also performs limited private practice work in the Northern suburbs of Cape Town in general and cosmetic dermatology.

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