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On Friday, 13 April, I had the pleasure of being hosted by the Eucerin team for their media launch and high tea at The Maslow. As I entered the conference venue, I was greeted by branding which clearly communicated “usingaye”, as we would say in Zulu, which was the Eucerin DermoPURIFYER range. Although I’ve never had acne, I found it important I share the information I’ve learned. With 13 400 reported internet searches in South Africa on acne per month, it’s evident such a product is needed in the market. The launch kick started with presentations and a scientific talk by Dr M. Reinholz. Dr Reinholz has completed his doctoral thesis in the devision in Clinical Pharmacology and now specializes as a dermatologist, has his own scientific working group and is also a lecturer. Trust me, this was all evident as he delivered an enlightening presentation. The presentation gave a…

Day in and day out, we are exposed to the sun’s harmful radiation also known as UV rays. Contrary to popular belief, whether it’s scorching hot or not, it’s important to have sunscreen as part of your skincare routine. This is an important commitment for you to take through all four seasons. Sunscreen, otherwise known to many others as sunblock, reduces your risk of getting skin cancer, sunburn as well as premature skin aging. I personally used to shun upon all these facts and take skin care for granted until I took the time to educate myself. Only now am I more conscious of the benefits of using sunscreen as part of my skincare routine. With technology developments, dermatologist have been able to formulate skin care products which are specific to ones skin types as well as different SPF levels. I believe this is a brilliant way forward because now your skins…