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Moisturising is key for dry skin conditions

Evaporation of water on the skin leads to dry skin conditions like eczema. Skin hydration is a key component of their overall management. Lotions which have a high water and low oil content can worsen dry skin via evaporation and trigger a flare up of the disease. However, thick creams like Whelehans Moisturising Cream which have a low water content, or ointments (eg petroleum jelly, emulsifying ointment), which have zero water content, will better protect against dry skin.

Stay sun safe in the heatwave!

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With the sun splitting the stones, schools finishing for the summer, and families planning their summer break, totalhealth pharmacies have issued some useful tips to stay safe in the sun:

If you wear only one thing this summer - make it sun protection!

Healthy, youthful and protected skin is always on-trend. Besides preventing sunburn, wearing a UVA/UVB sunscreen daily is defence against premature ageing, wrinkles, sun spots, and most importantly, skin cancer. Skin damage from sunlight builds up with continued exposure, whether sunburn occurs or not.

New family remedy cream offers a quick fix for skin problems

Human+Kind has created an all-in-one family skin saviour, Human+Kind all in one family remedy cream.

Helping people manage psoriasis

People can learn more about a condition which affects an estimated 7,000 Galway people at a free event in Salthill on Friday April 20.

Psoriasis management event at Boots

Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases seen in dermatological practice in Ireland. It is estimated that psoriasis affects about 100,000 people in Ireland. Psoriasis is a skin disorder where there is an increase in the rate at which skin cells are produced and shed from the skin. Usually skin cells take one month to be replaced but in psoriasis it is faster. This results in pink thickened patches with silvery white scales.

Top five skincare tips for skiing

As ski trips become increasingly popular, La Roche-Posay, the number one skincare brand recommended by over 25,000 dermatologists, gives the following advice to skiers before hitting the slopes:


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