Articles about Skin Care

Beyond the blush

Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes frequent blushing, redness, flushing and acne like pimples on the cheek, nose, chin or forehead. Rosacea affects about 5.5% of the world’s population, and can leave you feeling self-conscious and lacking in confidence, if it is not managed correctly. Platinum Dermatology’s Dr Ritu Gupta was recently featured… View Article
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Are clinical laser beauty treatments like IPL safe?

Choice Magazine has published an in depth article looking into the issues featuring Dr Ritu Gupta, from Platinum Dermatology. Living in the age of airbrushed celebrities and the ever-present selfie, it’s no wonder that laser beauty treatments are a tempting prospect for many. There are multiple clinical treatments to choose from, such as laser hair… View Article
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A day in the life of a dermatologist: Part 2

Dermatology is a versatile and demanding job – whether it’s dealing with ageing skin and acne, or treating various skin cancers. We walk a day in the shoes of one of the principals of Platinum Dermatology, Dr Ritu Gupta to find out what it takes to be a specialist dermatologist. Q What does a typical… View Article
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The treatment you need this winter

Kick-start your winter skin prep and combat dry, sensitive and irritated skin. Now’s the time to replenish, rehydrate and promote healthy skin turnover. As the temperatures drops, it becomes essential to amp up your skincare regimen in order to bolster it against the nasty effects of dehydration. Winter is a time to focus on nourishing… View Article
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Skin 101: Treating pigmentation

Whether it’s freckles, brown spots or age spots, many of us suffer some sort of pigmentation. In its various forms, hyperpigmentation affects more than 80 percent of women over the age of 25 and is the number two skin concern besides facial wrinkling. Pigmentation is a complex skin condition, and with such a wide range… View Article
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Microneedling with Dermapen (medical grade) for new levels of skin rejuvenation

Most of us are seeking more natural ways to improve our skin from the inside out, and there’s no better way than by increasing your body’s own production of collagen and elastin with microneedling. Microneedling is a minimally invasive skin-rejuvenation procedure that involves the use of a device that contains fine needles. The needles pierce… View Article
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A day in the life of a dermatologist

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in one of the most diverse specialties in medicine? From treating and preventing skin, nail and hair disease, to helping reverse the signs of premature ageing, a specialist dermatologist is the go-to expert for all your skincare needs. We chat to one of the principals of… View Article
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Skin 101: Managing rosacea

While rosacea is not life threatening, it can often ruin confidence and self-esteem. When in an active stage, rosacea outbreaks can be severe enough to disrupt the sufferer’s life. We take a look at the causes of facial redness, the known triggers and how Platinum Dermatology Skin Specialists can help you to successfully manage it…. View Article
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Skin 101: The structure of the skin

It’s important to have an impression of the underlying facial structure, and how this structure functions and alters with age, before understanding how facial rejuvenation works. The face is composed of 14 bones under a puzzle of 20 key muscles, fat and skin that are stretched taut over the bone structure like a rubber band…. View Article
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Dr Ritu Gupta, specialist dermatologist in demand

In addition to running a successful dermatology clinic, Dr Ritu Gupta is a sought-after expert in the dermatology field. Her dedication to educating medical practitioners about skin and cosmetic dermatology has made her a popular speaker at conferences, where she regularly addresses up to 1,300 participants. Annual Women’s Health Update – HealthEd On August 27th,… View Article
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The seven signs of ageing

Beautiful skin is a greater signifier of youth than being free of lines and wrinkles. However, the skin is quick to show the visible signs of ageing, commonly known as the Seven Signs of Ageing. While some of the skin-related factors can be reined in with healthy lifestyle choices and a good skincare regime, many… View Article
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How to look your best at any age

With tailored skin treatments and some subtle cosmetic intervention, you can look your best at every age – and be one step ahead of the ageing game. With age, the accumulated effects of free radical damage and the normal wear and tear of cellular life begin to take their toll. Dermatologists are expertly equipped to… View Article
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Myth Busters: The Truth about Wrinkle Causes & Treatments

Are all wrinkles the same? Which treatment is right for you? In this article, the skincare specialist dermatologists at Platinum Dermatology give you the facts about wrinkles and what you can do to get rid of deep and fine lines that are ageing your face.
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Rosacea Flare-Ups: Are YOU Pulling the Trigger?

The specialist dermatologists at Platinum Dermatology take great pleasure in providing a wide range of cosmetic facial rejuvenation options to men and women who want to refresh their appearance. Not everyone who visits our practice is there for cosmetic reasons, however. Many come in the hopes that our trained dermatologists can help them with troublesome skin diseases.
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Dermatologists agree: your skin needs retinol

The skin specialists at Platinum Dermatology often have lively debates about the best skincare treatments. They argue the most effective way to help our clients enjoy the pleasures of glowing skin and discuss innovative ways to help them achieve a dewy, fresh-faced appearance. The goal: to provide customised skincare solutions to people who visit our practice.
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